Period
to 11 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Structures in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Structures over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 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 West
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 165 173
Rank change year-on-year -46 +8 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Structures 23 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.36% 0.59% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 2.13% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 26
South West median daily rate £449 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.81% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £313 £280 £257
90th Percentile £538 £518 £448
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -
England median hourly rate £40.85 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year +16.70% +5.26% +47.78%

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,914 1,548 1,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.59% 27.57% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,200 949 1,124
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £251 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £546 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 75 120
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £33.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.85% +24.53% -29.33%
10th Percentile £14.94 £11.83 £11.67
90th Percentile £51.25 £58.75 £44.58
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.50% +5.10%

Data Structures
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Structures in the South West

Data Structures
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Structures in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Structures in the South West

Data Structures
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Structures in the South West over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Structures in the South West

Data Structures
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Structures in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Structures in the South West

Data Structures
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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
Bristol -28 11 £450 +16.13% 3
Somerset -3 6 £325 -21.21%
Wiltshire -23 3 £525 +26.51%
Dorset 0 1 £350 -30.00% 4
Data Structures
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Data Structures.

1 9 (39.13%) SQL
1 9 (39.13%) ETL
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
2 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
3 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) QA
4 6 (26.09%) Algorithms
5 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (21.74%) Marketing
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (21.74%) Data Management
5 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark
5 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
5 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
5 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
5 5 (21.74%) Electronics
5 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
5 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (21.74%) SAP
5 5 (21.74%) OO
5 5 (21.74%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) OLAP

Data Structures
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark
2 3 (13.04%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) IaaS
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) PaaS
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Big Data
3 4 (17.39%) OLAP
3 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
3 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (13.04%) MySQL
4 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.70%) Power BI
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (4.35%) Data Lake
6 1 (4.35%) Impala
6 1 (4.35%) QlikView
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Ant
2 3 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (13.04%) CruiseControl
2 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.04%) JUnit
2 3 (13.04%) Maven
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Electronics
2 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
2 5 (21.74%) Marketing
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) DBA
3 5 (21.74%) SQL DBA
4 4 (17.39%) Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Data Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Information Architect
6 2 (8.70%) MI Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Tableau Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.35%) QA Manager
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Teradata Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
1 3 (13.04%) J2EE
1 3 (13.04%) Java EE
1 3 (13.04%) JMS
1 3 (13.04%) RESTful
1 3 (13.04%) SOAP
1 3 (13.04%) Spring
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) Akka
2 1 (4.35%) Kafka
2 1 (4.35%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Algorithms
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.04%) N-Tier
4 2 (8.70%) Taxonomies
5 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ETL
2 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
2 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) Data Management
4 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
5 4 (17.39%) Open Source
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) BDD
6 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
6 3 (13.04%) High Availability
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) UML
6 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (4.35%) Go
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) HL7
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) Perforce
3 3 (13.04%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Teradata