Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 317 397 338
Rank change year-on-year +80 -59 +39
Contract jobs citing Data Integration 637 674 767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.64% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.73% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 407 558
UK median daily rate £525 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +3.68% -
10th Percentile £358 £363 £325
90th Percentile £695 £669 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +6.32% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 12
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £22.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.55% -57.69% +103.92%
10th Percentile £18.30 £14.15 £16.73
90th Percentile £73.75 £40.50 £64.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.75 £22.00 £52.00
% change year-on-year +167.05% -57.69% +103.92%

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 68,838 91,759 89,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.71% 87.06% 86.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44,974 60,757 59,352
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.41% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,262 2,351 2,092
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -8.33% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.25 £50.10 £49.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.37 £20.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +9.12% -14.58% +6.67%

Data Integration
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Integration in the UK

Data Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Integration in the UK

Data Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Integration over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Integration in the UK

Data Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Integration in the UK

Data Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Integration over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Integration in the UK

Data Integration
Top 15 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 11 December 2019. 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 +93 614 £525 +7.69% 125
UK excluding London +50 328 £505 +6.32% 79
London +92 295 £525 - 57
South East +87 124 £535 +12.63% 29
North of England +40 66 £450 - 21
South West +34 57 £538 +26.59% 5
Midlands +66 39 £425 - 3
North West +34 38 £430 -9.47% 10
East of England -9 29 £525 +10.53% 8
Yorkshire +24 25 £475 +7.04% 8
West Midlands +48 22 £425 -5.56% 3
East Midlands +33 16 £475 +18.75%
Scotland -11 12 £505 +1.00% 7
North East +21 4 £550 +15.79% 3
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 240 (37.68%) SQL
2 212 (33.28%) ETL
3 187 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (28.89%) Data Modelling
5 169 (26.53%) Data Warehouse
6 157 (24.65%) Business Intelligence
7 149 (23.39%) Azure
8 148 (23.23%) SQL Server
9 143 (22.45%) Finance
9 143 (22.45%) Migration
10 128 (20.09%) Oracle
10 128 (20.09%) Microsoft
11 109 (17.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 108 (16.95%) Data Quality
13 105 (16.48%) DevOps
14 97 (15.23%) Analytics
15 91 (14.29%) Data Migration
16 89 (13.97%) Data Management
17 86 (13.50%) Data Architecture
18 84 (13.19%) Power BI
18 84 (13.19%) Power Platform
19 83 (13.03%) XML
20 81 (12.72%) Security Cleared
21 75 (11.77%) Analytical Skills
22 74 (11.62%) SC Cleared
23 69 (10.83%) Master Data Management
24 68 (10.68%) Data Lake
24 68 (10.68%) Management Information System
25 67 (10.52%) Web Services
25 67 (10.52%) Data Governance

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 19 (2.98%) SAS
2 18 (2.83%) WebLogic
3 17 (2.67%) Apache Spark
4 14 (2.20%) Apache
4 14 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (1.26%) Confluence
6 8 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.94%) Umbraco
7 6 (0.94%) WebLogic Integration
8 5 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.63%) Mule
10 3 (0.47%) CMS
11 2 (0.31%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.31%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.31%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 23 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.57%) MS Visio
2 10 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) SPSS
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.73%) BusinessWorks
3 10 (1.57%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (1.41%) SAP ERP
5 8 (1.26%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (1.10%) SAP MDG
7 6 (0.94%) SAP MDM
7 6 (0.94%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 6 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.31%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.31%) SAP PP
12 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
12 1 (0.16%) Maximo
12 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 149 (23.39%) Azure
2 84 (13.19%) Power Platform
3 50 (7.85%) AWS
4 41 (6.44%) Azure Data Factory
5 34 (5.34%) SaaS
6 33 (5.18%) Serverless
7 25 (3.92%) IaaS
7 25 (3.92%) PaaS
8 20 (3.14%) iPaaS
9 16 (2.51%) GitHub
10 15 (2.35%) GCP
11 13 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (1.73%) Amazon S3
13 10 (1.57%) Boomi
14 9 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
15 7 (1.10%) Azure Functions
15 7 (1.10%) Office 365
16 4 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
16 4 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (0.63%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.20%) HTTP
2 13 (2.04%) FTP
3 8 (1.26%) Internet
4 3 (0.47%) AMQP
5 2 (0.31%) WebEx
6 1 (0.16%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) Extranet
6 1 (0.16%) LAN
6 1 (0.16%) Network Security
6 1 (0.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (26.53%) Data Warehouse
2 148 (23.23%) SQL Server
3 109 (17.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 84 (13.19%) Power BI
5 68 (10.68%) Data Lake
6 66 (10.36%) Big Data
7 60 (9.42%) Hadoop
8 45 (7.06%) NoSQL
8 45 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 44 (6.91%) Relational Database
10 43 (6.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 36 (5.65%) Oracle Database
12 32 (5.02%) Azure SQL Database
13 27 (4.24%) Data Mart
14 23 (3.61%) Pentaho
15 22 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
15 22 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
16 21 (3.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 17 (2.67%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 23 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 21 (3.30%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.30%) JIRA
3 18 (2.83%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (2.20%) Selenium
5 11 (1.73%) ERwin
5 11 (1.73%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.41%) Eclipse
6 9 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.26%) PowerDesigner
8 7 (1.10%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.94%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.78%) ER Studio
11 4 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.47%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.47%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.47%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.47%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 143 (22.45%) Finance
2 37 (5.81%) Public Sector
3 34 (5.34%) Marketing
4 26 (4.08%) Retail
5 24 (3.77%) Banking
6 16 (2.51%) Legal
7 14 (2.20%) Back Office
7 14 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.41%) Electronics
9 9 (1.41%) Front Office
10 6 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.94%) Publishing
11 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.47%) Advertising
12 3 (0.47%) Arabic Language
12 3 (0.47%) Law
12 3 (0.47%) Military
12 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (27.16%) Architect
2 155 (24.33%) Developer
3 77 (12.09%) Data Architect
4 74 (11.62%) Analyst
5 51 (8.01%) Data Engineer
6 46 (7.22%) Solutions Architect
7 31 (4.87%) Integration Architect
8 30 (4.71%) Data Analyst
9 29 (4.55%) ETL Developer
10 27 (4.24%) Consultant
11 23 (3.61%) Project Manager
12 21 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 21 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
13 20 (3.14%) Business Analyst
13 20 (3.14%) SQL Developer
14 19 (2.98%) Azure Engineer
15 18 (2.83%) Enterprise Architect
15 18 (2.83%) Technical Architect
16 17 (2.67%) Administrator
16 17 (2.67%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (13.03%) XML
2 67 (10.52%) Web Services
3 54 (8.48%) .NET
3 54 (8.48%) JSON
4 51 (8.01%) SOAP
5 39 (6.12%) Middleware
5 39 (6.12%) REST
6 28 (4.40%) HTML
7 27 (4.24%) RESTful
8 21 (3.30%) CSS
9 20 (3.14%) Node.js
10 19 (2.98%) Oracle Fusion
11 17 (2.67%) ASP.NET
12 16 (2.51%) Kafka
12 16 (2.51%) XSD
13 15 (2.35%) WSDL
14 14 (2.20%) AngularJS
15 13 (2.04%) .NET Framework
16 12 (1.88%) TIBCO EMS
16 12 (1.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 75 (11.77%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (10.68%) Management Information System
3 36 (5.65%) Data Structures
4 31 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.83%) Reference Data
6 13 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (1.88%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.57%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.10%) Derivative
10 7 (1.10%) NHS
11 6 (0.94%) CMDB
11 6 (0.94%) Reinsurance
12 5 (0.78%) Replication
12 5 (0.78%) User Experience
13 4 (0.63%) FMCG
13 4 (0.63%) Life Science
13 4 (0.63%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.58%) Linux
2 36 (5.65%) Windows
3 23 (3.61%) Unix
4 7 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (0.47%) Solaris
6 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.31%) Android
7 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (33.28%) ETL
2 187 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (28.89%) Data Modelling
4 157 (24.65%) Business Intelligence
5 143 (22.45%) Migration
6 105 (16.48%) DevOps
7 97 (15.23%) Analytics
8 91 (14.29%) Data Migration
9 89 (13.97%) Data Management
10 86 (13.50%) Data Architecture
11 69 (10.83%) Master Data Management
12 67 (10.52%) Data Governance
13 60 (9.42%) CRM
13 60 (9.42%) ERP
13 60 (9.42%) Test Automation
14 52 (8.16%) Project Delivery
15 51 (8.01%) Data Analysis
16 50 (7.85%) Scrum
17 47 (7.38%) TOGAF
18 44 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 240 (37.68%) SQL
2 59 (9.26%) C#
3 55 (8.63%) Python
4 50 (7.85%) Java
5 42 (6.59%) T-SQL
6 39 (6.12%) JavaScript
7 29 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 24 (3.77%) PL/SQL
9 13 (2.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 10 (1.57%) Scala
11 8 (1.26%) C
12 7 (1.10%) Korn
12 7 (1.10%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.78%) Apex Code
13 5 (0.78%) Java 8
13 5 (0.78%) Ruby
13 5 (0.78%) SAS Macro
13 5 (0.78%) XQuery
14 4 (0.63%) PHP
14 4 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 81 (12.72%) Security Cleared
2 74 (11.62%) SC Cleared
3 48 (7.54%) Degree
4 7 (1.10%) HNC
5 6 (0.94%) ISEB
6 5 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.47%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.47%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.47%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.47%) MCITP
7 3 (0.47%) PMP
7 3 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.31%) CISA
8 2 (0.31%) CISSP
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (16.95%) Data Quality
2 28 (4.40%) QA
3 13 (2.04%) GDPR
4 6 (0.94%) PMO
4 6 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.47%) IFRS
6 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.31%) HL7
6 2 (0.31%) SLA
7 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) SNOMED CT
7 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (2.04%) Docker
2 10 (1.57%) HDFS
3 6 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.31%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.31%) NDS
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (2.04%) Control-M
2 7 (1.10%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.78%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.31%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.16%) Grafana
6 1 (0.16%) Kubeflow
6 1 (0.16%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.16%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 128 (20.09%) Microsoft
1 128 (20.09%) Oracle
2 65 (10.20%) SAP
3 46 (7.22%) Tableau
4 43 (6.75%) Databricks
5 42 (6.59%) Informatica
6 27 (4.24%) Talend
7 25 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (3.61%) Teradata
9 22 (3.45%) Cloudera
10 20 (3.14%) IBM
11 16 (2.51%) Google
12 15 (2.35%) Citrix
12 15 (2.35%) TIBCO
13 13 (2.04%) BMC
14 11 (1.73%) HP
14 11 (1.73%) Hyperion
15 10 (1.57%) Dell
16 8 (1.26%) Cadence
16 8 (1.26%) DataFlux