Period
to 20 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Data Integration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Integration over the 6 months to 20 April 2021 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 Integration
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 244 326 366
Rank change year-on-year +82 +40 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Integration 550 425 677
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.03% 0.74% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.87% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 269 434
10th Percentile £363 £363 £370
25th Percentile £438 £415 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £589 £588 £598
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £506 £475
% change year-on-year -2.22% +6.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
10th Percentile £26.70 £21.54 "
25th Percentile £35.44 £21.97 £12.50
Median hourly rate £50.00 £23.35 £13.50
Median % change year-on-year +114.13% +72.96% -74.16%
75th Percentile £64.38 £29.76 £24.75
90th Percentile £73.00 £33.21 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.63 £22.93 £13.00
% change year-on-year +55.40% +76.35% -75.47%

Data Integration 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 46,528 48,924 83,745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.88% 85.19% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,905 32,513 56,467
10th Percentile £306 £281 £300
25th Percentile £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £576 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £656 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £445 £435
% change year-on-year -2.02% +2.30% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,436 1,553 2,004
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.37 £11.57
25th Percentile £15.81 £15.85 £14.50
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £22.75
Median % change year-on-year +23.24% -5.49% +8.33%
75th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £43.88
90th Percentile £59.38 £55.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.11 £22.40
% change year-on-year +14.37% -10.22% +12.00%

Data Integration
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Integration as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Integration in the UK

Data Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Integration.

Daily rate trend for Data Integration in the UK

Data Integration
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Integration over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Integration in the UK

Data Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Integration.

Hourly rate trend for Data Integration in the UK

Data Integration
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Integration over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Data Integration in the UK

Data Integration
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Integration within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 2021. 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 +53 428 £525 +5.00% 125
London -16 223 £525 +5.00% 54
UK excluding London +106 211 £495 -2.22% 77
Work from Home -103 177 £525 +10.53% 23
South East +42 47 £550 +4.76% 19
Scotland +36 46 £425 -5.56% 6
North of England +65 45 £500 -9.09% 19
Midlands +57 43 £514 +20.88% 13
West Midlands +37 30 £525 +33.33% 9
North West +47 29 £513 -18.00% 9
South West +52 20 £450 -13.39% 8
Yorkshire +23 15 £450 -16.28% 8
East Midlands +27 13 £413 -25.00% 4
East of England +30 10 £450 -4.00% 11
North East +30 1 - - 2
Wales +17 1 £450 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Data Integration 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 with a requirement for Data Integration.

1 255 (46.36%) SQL
2 196 (35.64%) Azure
3 195 (35.45%) ETL
4 193 (35.09%) Data Modelling
5 187 (34.00%) Analytics
6 173 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
7 145 (26.36%) Data Warehouse
8 144 (26.18%) Oracle
9 142 (25.82%) Business Intelligence
10 126 (22.91%) Data Management
11 125 (22.73%) Finance
12 109 (19.82%) Data Quality
13 105 (19.09%) Data Architecture
14 103 (18.73%) AWS
15 100 (18.18%) Migration
16 93 (16.91%) Microsoft
17 88 (16.00%) DevOps
18 83 (15.09%) Power Platform
18 83 (15.09%) Python
19 81 (14.73%) Data Analysis
20 76 (13.82%) Master Data Management
21 75 (13.64%) Java
22 74 (13.45%) Data Lake
23 73 (13.27%) SQL Server
24 72 (13.09%) Security Cleared
24 72 (13.09%) Power BI
25 69 (12.55%) Relational Database
26 68 (12.36%) Tableau
27 66 (12.00%) Big Data
27 66 (12.00%) SC Cleared

Data Integration
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 49 (8.91%) Apache Spark
2 34 (6.18%) Apache
3 14 (2.55%) SAS
4 11 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 9 (1.64%) Apache Airflow
6 8 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.45%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.09%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.91%) IIS
9 4 (0.73%) Luigi
10 3 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.55%) CMS
10 3 (0.55%) Confluence
10 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.18%) Appian
12 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.73%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 6 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.73%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.73%) UltiPro
3 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.36%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (0.36%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.18%) Aligne
5 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 196 (35.64%) Azure
2 103 (18.73%) AWS
3 83 (15.09%) Power Platform
4 44 (8.00%) Amazon S3
5 39 (7.09%) Serverless
6 38 (6.91%) Azure Logic Apps
7 36 (6.55%) Azure Data Factory
8 29 (5.27%) GCP
9 27 (4.91%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 25 (4.55%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 19 (3.45%) Google Analytics
12 17 (3.09%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (2.73%) PowerApps
14 14 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
14 14 (2.55%) PaaS
15 13 (2.36%) Azure Functions
16 11 (2.00%) Azure Service Bus
16 11 (2.00%) Azure Storage
16 11 (2.00%) iPaaS
17 10 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.73%) Firewall
1 4 (0.73%) HTTP
2 3 (0.55%) DNS
2 3 (0.55%) SSL
3 2 (0.36%) FTP
3 2 (0.36%) NAS
3 2 (0.36%) SAN
3 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.36%) VPN
4 1 (0.18%) DHCP
4 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.18%) SMS
4 1 (0.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (26.36%) Data Warehouse
2 74 (13.45%) Data Lake
3 73 (13.27%) SQL Server
4 72 (13.09%) Power BI
5 69 (12.55%) Relational Database
6 68 (12.36%) Tableau
7 66 (12.00%) Big Data
8 58 (10.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 52 (9.45%) PostgreSQL
10 50 (9.09%) Hadoop
11 38 (6.91%) Pentaho
12 35 (6.36%) Oracle Database
13 33 (6.00%) NoSQL
14 32 (5.82%) MySQL
14 32 (5.82%) Oracle ODI
15 30 (5.45%) Star Schema
16 29 (5.27%) Snowflake Schema
17 27 (4.91%) Apache Hive
18 26 (4.73%) Azure SQL Database
19 25 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (9.27%) Git (software)
2 37 (6.73%) Jenkins
3 29 (5.27%) PowerDesigner
4 22 (4.00%) kappa
5 19 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (1.09%) ER Studio
8 4 (0.73%) JIRA
9 3 (0.55%) JUnit
10 2 (0.36%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.36%) ERwin
10 2 (0.36%) JMeter
10 2 (0.36%) Selenium
10 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.18%) ProC
11 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.18%) Toad
11 1 (0.18%) XMLSpy
General
1 125 (22.73%) Finance
2 51 (9.27%) Public Sector
3 34 (6.18%) Banking
4 26 (4.73%) Marketing
5 24 (4.36%) Retail
6 16 (2.91%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.18%) Electronics
9 10 (1.82%) Legal
10 8 (1.45%) Law
10 8 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.27%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.73%) Automotive
13 4 (0.73%) Front Office
13 4 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.36%) Publishing
15 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.18%) Back Office
15 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 153 (27.82%) Architect
2 100 (18.18%) Developer
3 96 (17.45%) Data Architect
4 90 (16.36%) Data Engineer
5 80 (14.55%) Analyst
6 61 (11.09%) Consultant
7 52 (9.45%) Solutions Architect
8 36 (6.55%) Data Analyst
9 32 (5.82%) Azure Architect
10 28 (5.09%) Data Consultant
11 21 (3.82%) SQL Developer
12 19 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
13 18 (3.27%) Analyst Developer
14 16 (2.91%) Data Modeller
15 15 (2.73%) Azure Engineer
16 14 (2.55%) Business Analyst
16 14 (2.55%) Project Manager
17 13 (2.36%) Informatica Architect
18 12 (2.18%) SAP Consultant
18 12 (2.18%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.27%) REST
2 38 (6.91%) Kafka
3 36 (6.55%) .NET
4 35 (6.36%) JSON
5 34 (6.18%) Web Services
6 23 (4.18%) SOAP
7 21 (3.82%) RESTful
8 20 (3.64%) XML
9 18 (3.27%) Spring
10 17 (3.09%) Node.js
11 12 (2.18%) HTML
12 10 (1.82%) NumPy
13 9 (1.64%) Apache NiFi
13 9 (1.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 8 (1.45%) CSS
14 8 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
14 8 (1.45%) PySpark
15 7 (1.27%) OAuth
15 7 (1.27%) OAuth2
16 6 (1.09%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.00%) Reference Data
3 26 (4.73%) Data Structures
4 24 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (3.82%) Virtual Team
6 19 (3.45%) Fixed Income
6 19 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.91%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.82%) User Experience
10 9 (1.64%) NHS
11 7 (1.27%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (0.91%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.73%) BYOD
14 3 (0.55%) Clustering
14 3 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
14 3 (0.55%) LIMS
15 2 (0.36%) CMDB
15 2 (0.36%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.00%) Linux
2 14 (2.55%) Unix
2 14 (2.55%) Windows
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (0.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (35.45%) ETL
2 193 (35.09%) Data Modelling
3 187 (34.00%) Analytics
4 173 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (25.82%) Business Intelligence
6 126 (22.91%) Data Management
7 105 (19.09%) Data Architecture
8 100 (18.18%) Migration
9 88 (16.00%) DevOps
10 81 (14.73%) Data Analysis
11 76 (13.82%) Master Data Management
12 62 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
13 60 (10.91%) Data Migration
14 50 (9.09%) SDLC
15 48 (8.73%) TOGAF
16 46 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
16 46 (8.36%) Visualisation
17 45 (8.18%) Data Governance
18 43 (7.82%) Data Engineering
18 43 (7.82%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 255 (46.36%) SQL
2 83 (15.09%) Python
3 75 (13.64%) Java
4 48 (8.73%) T-SQL
5 43 (7.82%) PL/SQL
6 30 (5.45%) JavaScript
7 19 (3.45%) Scala
8 14 (2.55%) C#
9 11 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.64%) C
11 8 (1.45%) R
11 8 (1.45%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.27%) Java 8
13 5 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.91%) Go
13 5 (0.91%) PHP
14 4 (0.73%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.55%) C++
15 3 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 3 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (13.09%) Security Cleared
2 66 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.00%) Degree
4 8 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.91%) HND
6 5 (0.91%) PMP
7 4 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.55%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.55%) SAS Certification
9 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.36%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) HNC
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (19.82%) Data Quality
2 25 (4.55%) GDPR
3 23 (4.18%) QA
4 4 (0.73%) IFRS
5 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.36%) HL7
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.36%) NCSC
5 2 (0.36%) NIST
6 1 (0.18%) CDISC
6 1 (0.18%) GxP
6 1 (0.18%) PMO
6 1 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 26 (4.73%) HDFS
2 20 (3.64%) Docker
3 6 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.91%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.73%) OpenAM
5 4 (0.73%) OpenDJ
6 2 (0.36%) Lustre
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (3.27%) Ansible
2 17 (3.09%) Terraform
3 13 (2.36%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.09%) Control-M
4 6 (1.09%) Puppet
5 4 (0.73%) Grafana
5 4 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.55%) Mesos
7 2 (0.36%) Nagios
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Flashback
7 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.18%) Chronos
8 1 (0.18%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.18%) Kibana
8 1 (0.18%) Marathon
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 144 (26.18%) Oracle
2 93 (16.91%) Microsoft
3 62 (11.27%) SAP
4 57 (10.36%) Informatica
5 47 (8.55%) Databricks
6 44 (8.00%) Cloudera
7 32 (5.82%) Google
8 31 (5.64%) BiZZdesign
9 22 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (3.82%) MuleSoft
11 20 (3.64%) IBM
12 16 (2.91%) VMware
13 10 (1.82%) Talend
14 6 (1.09%) Ariba
14 6 (1.09%) Teradata
15 5 (0.91%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.91%) Serena
15 5 (0.91%) StreamSets
16 4 (0.73%) Sparx
16 4 (0.73%) Vertica