The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Data Entry skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Entry over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Data Entry
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 533 582 565
Rank change year-on-year +49 -17  
Contract jobs citing Data Entry 69 61 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 40
Median daily rate £245 £125 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +96.00% -68.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £83 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £263 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £206 £100 £114
% change year-on-year +106.25% -12.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 17
Median hourly rate £12.63 £12.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.06% +11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £7.88 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.96 £15.18 £20.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.63 £12.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year +5.20% +9.09%  

Data Entry 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39559 44852 45349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.50% 83.35% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25807 29750 29034
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1082 1276
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Data Entry
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Entry in the UK

Data Entry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Entry in the UK

Data Entry
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Entry over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Entry in the UK

Data Entry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Entry in the UK

Data Entry
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Entry within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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
England +47 67 £245 +88.46% 9
London +18 26 £338 +154.71% 2
South East -7 16 £218 +205.26% 3
East of England +1 9 £115 -
Berkshire +2 8 £275 +285.96% 1
City of London +1 6 £245 +117.77% 2
Surrey - 5 £160 -
Durham - 5 £180 -
North East - 5 £180 -
North West +26 4 - -
Cambridgeshire +5 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £115 -
Manchester - 4 - -
Peterborough - 4 - -
Maidenhead -1 3 - -
Bolton - 3 - -
Darlington - 3 £180 -
Staines - 3 £160 -
Yorkshire +27 2 £210 +68.00% 1
West Midlands +15 2 £340 - 1
Bracknell 0 2 - -
Milton Keynes -13 2 £358 -
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £358 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 - -
Slough - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £340 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £115 -
Scotland +32 1 £350 +268.42%

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Entry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Data Entry.

1 48 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (21.21%) Finance
3 27 (20.45%) Microsoft
4 25 (18.94%) Microsoft Office
5 22 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 22 (16.67%) SQL
6 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (15.15%) Data Analysis
8 19 (14.39%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (12.12%) Telecoms
10 14 (10.61%) SAP
10 14 (10.61%) Degree
10 14 (10.61%) Spreadsheet
11 13 (9.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 13 (9.85%) Project Management
12 12 (9.09%) NHS
13 11 (8.33%) Analytics
14 9 (6.82%) Internet
14 9 (6.82%) VBA
14 9 (6.82%) Validation
14 9 (6.82%) Migration
14 9 (6.82%) Data Management
14 9 (6.82%) Data Migration
15 8 (6.06%) Back Office
15 8 (6.06%) Risk Management
15 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
15 8 (6.06%) HTML
15 8 (6.06%) Windows
15 8 (6.06%) ERP
16 7 (5.30%) CSS

Data Entry
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (0.76%) Apache
2 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.76%) Confluence
2 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 48 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (18.94%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (10.61%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (9.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (2.27%) iTrent
2 1 (0.76%) Maximo
2 1 (0.76%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) SaaS
2 2 (1.52%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.76%) BIME
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.82%) Internet
2 2 (1.52%) WebEx
3 1 (0.76%) 2G
3 1 (0.76%) 3G
3 1 (0.76%) 4G
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
3 1 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.79%) GIS
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.03%) DTS
4 4 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (3.03%) MS Access
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.27%) Big Data
5 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.52%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.52%) MySQL
6 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.52%) GitLab
2 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.52%) JIRA
2 2 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (1.52%) Mocha
2 2 (1.52%) PhantomJS
2 2 (1.52%) Protractor
General
1 28 (21.21%) Finance
2 16 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.06%) Back Office
4 6 (4.55%) Banking
5 5 (3.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.27%) Legal
6 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.27%) Publishing
7 2 (1.52%) Automotive
7 2 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.52%) Finnish Language
7 2 (1.52%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.52%) Military
7 2 (1.52%) Polish Language
7 2 (1.52%) Retail
8 1 (0.76%) Electronics
8 1 (0.76%) French Language
8 1 (0.76%) Games
8 1 (0.76%) Law
8 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (37.12%) Analyst
2 25 (18.94%) Administrator
3 22 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 9 (6.82%) Project Administrator
5 8 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.06%) Data Administrator
5 8 (6.06%) Developer
6 7 (5.30%) Data Cleansing Analyst
7 5 (3.79%) Coordinator
7 5 (3.79%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 4 (3.03%) Junior
9 3 (2.27%) Architect
9 3 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (2.27%) Customer Analyst
9 3 (2.27%) Data Entry Administrator
9 3 (2.27%) SAP Administrator
9 3 (2.27%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (2.27%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.06%) HTML
2 7 (5.30%) CSS
3 3 (2.27%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.27%) Web Services
3 3 (2.27%) WF
4 2 (1.52%) Chai
4 2 (1.52%) Node.js
4 2 (1.52%) REST
4 2 (1.52%) RESTful
4 2 (1.52%) SOAP
5 1 (0.76%) .NET
5 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.76%) Cascading
5 1 (0.76%) Flash
5 1 (0.76%) Kafka
5 1 (0.76%) WPF
5 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.09%) NHS
4 7 (5.30%) User Experience
5 5 (3.79%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.27%) Handset
6 3 (2.27%) Pricing Data
7 2 (1.52%) CMDB
7 2 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.52%) Robotics
7 2 (1.52%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.76%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.76%) Photography
8 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) VMS
2 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.15%) Data Analysis
2 19 (14.39%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (9.85%) Project Management
4 11 (8.33%) Analytics
5 9 (6.82%) Data Management
5 9 (6.82%) Data Migration
5 9 (6.82%) Migration
5 9 (6.82%) Validation
6 8 (6.06%) ERP
6 8 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 7 (5.30%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (5.30%) Scrum
7 7 (5.30%) Statistical Analysis
7 7 (5.30%) Workflow
8 6 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.55%) Content Management
8 6 (4.55%) Data Analytics
8 6 (4.55%) Data Mapping
8 6 (4.55%) ETL
8 6 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.67%) SQL
2 9 (6.82%) VBA
3 4 (3.03%) C
3 4 (3.03%) Java
3 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.03%) VB
4 3 (2.27%) C#
5 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) C++
6 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) R
6 1 (0.76%) Ruby
6 1 (0.76%) Scala
6 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (10.61%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) HND
3 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.76%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) Data Quality
1 5 (3.79%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) GMP
2 2 (1.52%) PMO
3 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.76%) HDFS
1 1 (0.76%) XenApp
1 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 27 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.61%) SAP
3 7 (5.30%) Oracle
4 6 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.03%) Cognos
5 4 (3.03%) FatWire
5 4 (3.03%) Google
6 3 (2.27%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.27%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.52%) Capita
7 2 (1.52%) IBM
7 2 (1.52%) Northgate
7 2 (1.52%) Tableau
8 1 (0.76%) Citrix
8 1 (0.76%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.76%) Lotus
8 1 (0.76%) Meraki
8 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.76%) Siebel
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