Period
to 6 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Structures in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Structures over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Structures
England > South East
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 257 312
Rank change year-on-year +61 +55 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Structures 81 119 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.84% 0.76% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.77% 2.49% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 74 47
Median daily rate £515 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.42% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £384 £363 £261
90th Percentile £672 £538 £594
England median daily rate £538 £515 £500
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Median hourly rate £56.25 £22.50 £80.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -72.13% +139.20%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £61.25
% change year-on-year -11.39% -35.51% +88.46%

Data Structures is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,919 4,788 5,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.12% 30.42% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,638 2,857 2,946
Median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £185 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 235 226
Median hourly rate £30.00 £18.87 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.98% -14.23% +25.71%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.91 £10.18
90th Percentile £51.84 £51.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £24.86 £21.00 £21.70
% change year-on-year +18.36% -3.23% +8.50%

Data Structures
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Structures as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Structures in the South East

Data Structures
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Structures in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Data Structures in the South East

Data Structures
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Structures in the South East over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Structures in the South East

Data Structures
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Structures in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Data Structures in the South East

Data Structures
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Structures in the South East over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Data Structures in the South East

Data Structures
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Structures within the South East region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +49 27 £575 +21.05% 6
Surrey +59 24 £500 +10.38% 4
Thames Valley +19 19 £400 -20.00% 5
Berkshire +31 14 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £315 -40.00% 2
Kent - 5 £421 -
East Sussex +16 1 - -
Data Structures
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Data Structures also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Data Structures.

1 38 (46.91%) SQL
2 34 (41.98%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
3 23 (28.40%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
3 23 (28.40%) Azure
3 23 (28.40%) Analytics
4 22 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
6 20 (24.69%) SC Cleared
6 20 (24.69%) HTML
6 20 (24.69%) Oracle
7 16 (19.75%) User Stories
8 15 (18.52%) Linux
8 15 (18.52%) ETL
9 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
9 14 (17.28%) Migration
9 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (17.28%) Power BI
9 14 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (17.28%) Power Platform
10 13 (16.05%) Oracle Database
10 13 (16.05%) Data Integration
10 13 (16.05%) Test Automation
10 13 (16.05%) SAP
11 12 (14.81%) C#
11 12 (14.81%) Visualisation
11 12 (14.81%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (14.81%) Oracle ODI
11 12 (14.81%) Oracle Database 12c

Data Structures
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.35%) Apache
1 10 (12.35%) Tomcat
1 10 (12.35%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.41%) CMS
2 6 (7.41%) EPiServer
2 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.94%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (2.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.47%) InVision
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.40%) Azure
2 14 (17.28%) Power Platform
3 3 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) DPNSS
1 1 (1.23%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.40%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (17.28%) Power BI
2 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
3 13 (16.05%) Oracle Database
4 12 (14.81%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (14.81%) Oracle ODI
5 9 (11.11%) Data Lake
6 7 (8.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (6.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.94%) Big Data
9 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.70%) Spatial Data
10 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.47%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) LSMW
General
1 11 (13.58%) Publishing
2 8 (9.88%) Finance
3 7 (8.64%) Public Sector
4 5 (6.17%) Local Government
4 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.94%) Marketing
6 3 (3.70%) Electronics
6 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Developer
2 23 (28.40%) Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Data Analyst
4 11 (13.58%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Azure Specialist
5 7 (8.64%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Information Specialist
5 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Information Governance Specialist
7 5 (6.17%) Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) Solutions Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Data Scientist
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) HTML
2 11 (13.58%) .NET
3 10 (12.35%) jQuery
3 10 (12.35%) XSLT
4 9 (11.11%) HTML5
5 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.41%) Entity Framework
5 6 (7.41%) LINQ
5 6 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (6.17%) CSS
7 4 (4.94%) EDI
7 4 (4.94%) XML
8 3 (3.70%) OAuth
8 3 (3.70%) OAuth2
8 3 (3.70%) PySpark
9 2 (2.47%) CSS3
9 2 (2.47%) JPA
9 2 (2.47%) Middleware
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.88%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.41%) Derivative
4 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.94%) Pricing Data
6 3 (3.70%) FMCG
6 3 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.47%) User Experience
8 1 (1.23%) CMDB
8 1 (1.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Linux
2 12 (14.81%) Oracle Linux
3 7 (8.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (28.40%) Analytics
3 22 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (19.75%) User Stories
5 15 (18.52%) ETL
6 14 (17.28%) Migration
6 14 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (16.05%) Data Integration
7 13 (16.05%) Test Automation
8 12 (14.81%) Visualisation
9 11 (13.58%) Kimball Methodology
9 11 (13.58%) Sprint Planning
9 11 (13.58%) Sprint Review
9 11 (13.58%) System Testing
10 10 (12.35%) Data Analytics
10 10 (12.35%) Data Protection
10 10 (12.35%) Data Science
10 10 (12.35%) MVC
11 9 (11.11%) Information Governance
11 9 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.91%) SQL
2 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.81%) C#
4 10 (12.35%) PL/SQL
5 9 (11.11%) Python
6 7 (8.64%) Scala
7 4 (4.94%) Java
8 2 (2.47%) C
8 2 (2.47%) C++
8 2 (2.47%) Korn
8 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.23%) ABAP
9 1 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.69%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) ISEB
4 4 (4.94%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.70%) Degree
6 2 (2.47%) HNC
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.47%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) GDPR
2 6 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.23%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) HDFS
Vendors
1 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 20 (24.69%) Oracle
3 13 (16.05%) SAP
4 8 (9.88%) Databricks
5 5 (6.17%) Tableau
6 4 (4.94%) Infor
6 4 (4.94%) Kronos
7 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.47%) IFS
7 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.23%) ComArch
8 1 (1.23%) Remedy
8 1 (1.23%) TIBCO