The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Data Transformation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Transformation over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Transformation
England / South West
Rank 135 130 145
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.078% 0.34% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.43% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £400 £433 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.51% +82.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £365
% change year-on-year -11.11% +23.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.05

Data Transformation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2099 2317 2454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.55% 79.87% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1527 1585
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 137 84
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Data Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Data Transformation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Transformation in the South West

Data Transformation
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 Transformation in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Transformation in the South West

Data Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Transformation in the South West

Data Transformation
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 Transformation within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +5 1 - - 1
Bristol +2 1 £400 -12.08%
Data Transformation
England

Data Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Transformation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Data Transformation.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) SSH
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
2 3 (42.86%) Zephyr
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Pig
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop

Data Transformation
Top Related 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 2 (28.57%) Apache Pig
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (14.29%) BlueKai
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) BigQuery
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Data Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Author
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modeller
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Gherkin
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) BDD
1 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
1 3 (42.86%) Kanban
1 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) R
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP