Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 749 736 776
Rank change year-on-year -13 +40 -43
Contract jobs citing Data Entry 129 158 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 84 50
UK median daily rate £248 £170 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.59% -24.44% +15.53%
10th Percentile £100 £100 £101
90th Percentile £423 £426 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £223 £130 £200
% change year-on-year +71.15% -35.00% -2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 41
UK median hourly rate £14.25 £12.69 £11.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.32% +12.23% +7.67%
10th Percentile £10.74 £8.69 £8.50
90th Percentile £33.68 £20.00 £21.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £11.67 £10.66
% change year-on-year +19.99% +9.45% +4.00%

Data Entry is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86890 88941 94016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.93% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57867 58786 60918
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £626 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2052 2351 2749
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.37 £23.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +4.35% +16.75%

Data Entry
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Entry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Entry over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Entry in the UK

Data Entry
Top 14 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England +2 125 £245 +34.25% 8
UK excluding London +53 91 £223 +71.15% 4
London -46 38 £273 +28.24% 5
South East +9 34 £325 +176.60% 1
Midlands +37 16 £225 +164.71%
East of England -11 16 £210 -30.58%
North of England +67 11 £180 -10.00% 2
West Midlands +30 11 £180 -
South West +1 10 £178 +18.33%
North West +22 5 £75 -62.50% 1
East Midlands +5 5 £375 +341.18%
Scotland -10 4 £350 +100.00% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £220 - 1
North East - 3 £180 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 36 (27.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (26.36%) Finance
2 34 (26.36%) SQL
3 33 (25.58%) Microsoft
4 30 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (13.18%) QA
6 16 (12.40%) JIRA
7 15 (11.63%) Git (software)
7 15 (11.63%) Mentoring
8 14 (10.85%) Jenkins
8 14 (10.85%) BDD
8 14 (10.85%) Test Automation
8 14 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (10.85%) TDD
8 14 (10.85%) Workflow
8 14 (10.85%) SAP
9 13 (10.08%) JavaScript
9 13 (10.08%) Hadoop
10 12 (9.30%) Performance Testing
10 12 (9.30%) ETL
10 12 (9.30%) Big Data
11 11 (8.53%) Project Management
11 11 (8.53%) Telecoms
11 11 (8.53%) Oracle
12 10 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (7.75%) Banking
12 10 (7.75%) Retail
12 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (6.98%) Functional Testing

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 4 (3.10%) Confluence
2 3 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) Apache
3 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.78%) nginx
Applications
1 36 (27.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (6.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (6.20%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.10%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.78%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.78%) InVision
5 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.55%) Salerio
3 1 (0.78%) iTrent
3 1 (0.78%) Maximo
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.78%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.78%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) BlazeMeter
2 2 (1.55%) Office 365
2 2 (1.55%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.78%) BIME
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Serverless
3 1 (0.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) Internet
2 4 (3.10%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.10%) RS-232
3 3 (2.33%) WebEx
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.78%) SMS
4 1 (0.78%) VoIP
4 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.08%) Hadoop
2 12 (9.30%) Big Data
3 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.33%) Redis
6 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.55%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.55%) DTS
7 2 (1.55%) Informix
7 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.55%) MySQL
7 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.55%) Power BI
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.78%) MS Access
8 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (12.40%) JIRA
2 15 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.85%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.43%) Gatling
4 7 (5.43%) JMeter
5 6 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.65%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.10%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.10%) Selenium
7 3 (2.33%) Appium
7 3 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.33%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.33%) Calabash
7 3 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.33%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.33%) NUnit
7 3 (2.33%) PhantomJS
7 3 (2.33%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (26.36%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.75%) Banking
3 10 (7.75%) Retail
4 6 (4.65%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.88%) Billing
6 4 (3.10%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (3.10%) Marketing
7 2 (1.55%) Automotive
7 2 (1.55%) Finnish Language
7 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.55%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.55%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.78%) Advertising
8 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.78%) Electronics
8 1 (0.78%) German Language
8 1 (0.78%) Legal
8 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (27.13%) Analyst
2 17 (13.18%) Data Analyst
3 14 (10.85%) Administrator
4 12 (9.30%) Architect
4 12 (9.30%) Developer
5 11 (8.53%) Test Architect
6 8 (6.20%) Coordinator
7 6 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) Data Administrator
8 5 (3.88%) Data Entry Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Performance Architect
8 5 (3.88%) Performance Test Architect
8 5 (3.88%) Project Coordinator
9 4 (3.10%) Design Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) Electrical Design Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) Electrical Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) Financial Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) Project Administrator
9 4 (3.10%) SAP Administrator
9 4 (3.10%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.20%) HTML
2 7 (5.43%) CSS
2 7 (5.43%) Taurus
3 4 (3.10%) Web Services
4 3 (2.33%) .NET
4 3 (2.33%) HTML5
4 3 (2.33%) JSON
4 3 (2.33%) REST
4 3 (2.33%) RESTful
4 3 (2.33%) SOAP
5 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.55%) jQuery
6 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.78%) Cascading
6 1 (0.78%) COM
6 1 (0.78%) CSS3
6 1 (0.78%) Flask
6 1 (0.78%) Kafka
6 1 (0.78%) React
6 1 (0.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.43%) User Experience
3 4 (3.10%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.10%) NHS
4 3 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.55%) Derivative
5 2 (1.55%) Equities
5 2 (1.55%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.55%) Robotics
6 1 (0.78%) CMDB
6 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.78%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.78%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.78%) Photography
6 1 (0.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.98%) Windows
2 4 (3.10%) Android
3 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.33%) Linux
3 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (11.63%) Mentoring
3 14 (10.85%) BDD
3 14 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (10.85%) TDD
3 14 (10.85%) Test Automation
3 14 (10.85%) Workflow
4 12 (9.30%) ETL
4 12 (9.30%) Performance Testing
5 11 (8.53%) Project Management
6 10 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.98%) Data Analysis
7 9 (6.98%) Functional Testing
8 8 (6.20%) E-Commerce
8 8 (6.20%) Statistical Analysis
9 7 (5.43%) Migration
9 7 (5.43%) SDLC
10 6 (4.65%) Analytics
10 6 (4.65%) Document Management
10 6 (4.65%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.36%) SQL
2 13 (10.08%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.43%) C#
3 7 (5.43%) Java
3 7 (5.43%) Ruby
4 3 (2.33%) Apple Swift
4 3 (2.33%) PHP
4 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.55%) Python
5 2 (1.55%) R
5 2 (1.55%) VBA
6 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.78%) C
6 1 (0.78%) HiveQL
6 1 (0.78%) Perl
6 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.78%) VB
6 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.20%) Degree
2 4 (3.10%) HNC
3 2 (1.55%) HND
3 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.78%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.18%) QA
2 5 (3.88%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.10%) GDPR
4 2 (1.55%) GMP
4 2 (1.55%) PMO
5 1 (0.78%) MiFID
5 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Firmware
2 3 (2.33%) Docker
3 1 (0.78%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.78%) XenApp
3 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.55%) logstash
2 2 (1.55%) Nagios
3 1 (0.78%) Oozie
Vendors
1 33 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.85%) SAP
3 11 (8.53%) Oracle
4 4 (3.10%) EMC
4 4 (3.10%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.33%) Cognos
5 3 (2.33%) HP
5 3 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.55%) FatWire
6 2 (1.55%) Google
6 2 (1.55%) IBM
6 2 (1.55%) Tableau
7 1 (0.78%) Adobe
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco
7 1 (0.78%) MapR