Period
to 23 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 23 September 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 Management
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 160 168
Rank change year-on-year -20 +8 +16
Contract jobs citing Data Management 1390 1806 1688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.68% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.01% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 1242 1012
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £270 £304 £300
90th Percentile £650 £652 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 31
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £18.80 £31.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.68% -40.13% +53.17%
10th Percentile £11.30 £10.50 £15.75
90th Percentile £59.46 £46.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £15.05 £35.00
% change year-on-year +47.89% -57.01% +125.81%

Data Management 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 82647 89976 92938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.41% 83.73% 81.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 54590 59582 60114
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2001 2279 2628
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £22.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.08% +7.01% +12.14%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.08 £47.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.83
% change year-on-year - +9.51% +8.71%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
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 Management within the UK over the 6 months to 23 September 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 -28 1291 £475 - 130
UK excluding London -22 717 £438 -2.78% 86
London -36 644 £510 +2.00% 63
South East +62 291 £428 +0.59% 20
North of England -41 170 £425 -5.56% 16
Midlands -17 109 £438 -4.89% 15
North West -17 100 £450 -0.11% 10
West Midlands +8 70 £438 -2.78% 8
Scotland +43 65 £475 +21.02% 13
Yorkshire -7 60 £450 -2.17% 6
South West +2 47 £450 +12.50% 11
East Midlands -8 37 £450 +5.88% 7
North East +10 24 £610 +32.61%
East of England -81 24 £425 +4.62% 5
Wales +6 15 £425 +5.59% 4

For the 6 months to 23 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management 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 Management.

1 383 (27.55%) Finance
2 363 (26.12%) SQL
3 311 (22.37%) Data Modelling
4 263 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 251 (18.06%) Data Quality
6 246 (17.70%) Master Data Management
7 236 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
8 218 (15.68%) Analytical Skills
9 213 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
10 202 (14.53%) Oracle
11 195 (14.03%) Microsoft
12 193 (13.88%) SQL Server
13 187 (13.45%) ETL
14 183 (13.17%) Data Architecture
15 180 (12.95%) Banking
15 180 (12.95%) Analytics
16 165 (11.87%) Data Governance
17 164 (11.80%) Data Analysis
18 162 (11.65%) Migration
19 137 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
20 133 (9.57%) Project Management
21 131 (9.42%) CRM
21 131 (9.42%) Management Information System
22 128 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
23 121 (8.71%) SAP
24 118 (8.49%) Degree
25 104 (7.48%) Retail
25 104 (7.48%) Data Integration
25 104 (7.48%) Java
26 102 (7.34%) Big Data

Data Management
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 56 (4.03%) SAS
2 37 (2.66%) SharePoint
3 24 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 23 (1.65%) Apache Spark
5 18 (1.29%) ArcGIS
6 14 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (0.79%) Apache Pig
8 10 (0.72%) Confluence
8 10 (0.72%) Skype for Business
9 9 (0.65%) Apache
9 9 (0.65%) CMS
10 7 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.36%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.29%) Drupal
13 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 128 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (2.66%) MS Visio
4 32 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.36%) SPSS
8 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.072%) CATIA
9 1 (0.072%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.072%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.072%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.072%) Stata
Business Applications
1 60 (4.32%) Markit EDM
2 23 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.01%) Hyperion Planning
4 13 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.94%) Siebel CRM
5 12 (0.86%) Oracle Utilities
6 11 (0.79%) FastStats
6 11 (0.79%) SimCorp Dimension
7 9 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (0.65%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.50%) SAP MDM
8 7 (0.50%) Teamcenter
9 6 (0.43%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
10 5 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.29%) Maximo
11 4 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.37%) SaaS
4 11 (0.79%) Office 365
5 10 (0.72%) Yammer
6 8 (0.58%) PaaS
7 7 (0.50%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.50%) IaaS
8 6 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.29%) CloudSense
11 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.22%) GitHub
11 3 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 3 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (0.22%) Veeva
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (0.14%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.08%) Intranet
2 9 (0.65%) Firewall
3 7 (0.50%) Kerberos
3 7 (0.50%) Network Security
3 7 (0.50%) SMS
4 6 (0.43%) Internet
5 5 (0.36%) SAN
5 5 (0.36%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (0.29%) DNS
6 4 (0.29%) INAP
6 4 (0.29%) NAS
6 4 (0.29%) SS7
6 4 (0.29%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.22%) CTI
7 3 (0.22%) SSL
7 3 (0.22%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.22%) VoIP
7 3 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
2 193 (13.88%) SQL Server
3 102 (7.34%) Big Data
4 83 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 81 (5.83%) Relational Database
6 64 (4.60%) Hadoop
7 45 (3.24%) Oracle Database
7 45 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 42 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
8 42 (3.02%) QlikView
9 35 (2.52%) Apache Hive
9 35 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 34 (2.45%) NoSQL
11 32 (2.30%) MongoDB
12 30 (2.16%) IBM InfoSphere
13 28 (2.01%) HBase
13 28 (2.01%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.87%) GIS
14 26 (1.87%) Power BI
15 24 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 50 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (2.37%) JIRA
3 29 (2.09%) ERwin
4 27 (1.94%) Talend Open Studio
5 25 (1.80%) Jenkins
6 22 (1.58%) Git (software)
7 11 (0.79%) Maven
7 11 (0.79%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.58%) Grunt
9 7 (0.50%) Subversion
10 6 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (0.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (0.36%) gulp
11 5 (0.36%) Hudson
11 5 (0.36%) Rational Rhapsody
11 5 (0.36%) Selenium
11 5 (0.36%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.22%) JUnit
12 3 (0.22%) PowerDesigner
12 3 (0.22%) Toad
General
1 383 (27.55%) Finance
2 180 (12.95%) Banking
3 104 (7.48%) Retail
4 73 (5.25%) Investment Banking
5 57 (4.10%) Marketing
6 46 (3.31%) Legal
7 39 (2.81%) Front Office
8 38 (2.73%) Telecoms
9 34 (2.45%) Back Office
10 28 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (1.44%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.15%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.86%) Billing
14 10 (0.72%) French Language
15 8 (0.58%) Automotive
15 8 (0.58%) Publishing
16 7 (0.50%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.43%) Law
18 5 (0.36%) Local Government
18 5 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 374 (26.91%) Analyst
2 263 (18.92%) Architect
3 183 (13.17%) Developer
4 177 (12.73%) Data Analyst
5 164 (11.80%) Data Architect
6 161 (11.58%) Business Analyst
7 118 (8.49%) Consultant
8 65 (4.68%) Data Business Analyst
9 63 (4.53%) Project Manager
10 61 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
11 49 (3.53%) SQL Developer
12 39 (2.81%) Data Manager
13 32 (2.30%) Business Data Analyst
14 31 (2.23%) Administrator
15 30 (2.16%) Java Developer
16 24 (1.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 24 (1.73%) Data Consultant
16 24 (1.73%) Senior Analyst
16 24 (1.73%) SSIS Developer
17 23 (1.65%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (5.47%) Web Services
2 71 (5.11%) .NET
2 71 (5.11%) XML
3 49 (3.53%) HTML
4 36 (2.59%) Middleware
5 35 (2.52%) HTML5
6 31 (2.23%) .NET Framework
6 31 (2.23%) AngularJS
6 31 (2.23%) Entity Framework
7 28 (2.01%) CSS
8 21 (1.51%) REST
9 20 (1.44%) CSS3
9 20 (1.44%) SOAP
10 19 (1.37%) JSON
11 18 (1.29%) RESTful
12 16 (1.15%) Spring
13 15 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
14 13 (0.94%) Node.js
14 13 (0.94%) XSD
15 12 (0.86%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 218 (15.68%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (9.42%) Management Information System
3 74 (5.32%) Data Structures
4 52 (3.74%) Reference Data
5 49 (3.53%) Fintech
6 39 (2.81%) Algorithms
7 34 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 31 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 30 (2.16%) Fixed Income
10 27 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
12 21 (1.51%) Derivative
13 19 (1.37%) Hedge funds
14 18 (1.29%) User Experience
15 17 (1.22%) Credit Risk
15 17 (1.22%) Taxonomies
16 14 (1.01%) Equities
16 14 (1.01%) Virtual Team
17 13 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
17 13 (0.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 66 (4.75%) Unix
2 65 (4.68%) Linux
3 48 (3.45%) Windows
4 12 (0.86%) AIX
5 11 (0.79%) CentOS
6 10 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.43%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.36%) Solaris
9 4 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.072%) Android
11 1 (0.072%) HPUX
11 1 (0.072%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.072%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.072%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.072%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (22.37%) Data Modelling
2 263 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (17.70%) Master Data Management
4 236 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
5 187 (13.45%) ETL
6 183 (13.17%) Data Architecture
7 180 (12.95%) Analytics
8 165 (11.87%) Data Governance
9 164 (11.80%) Data Analysis
10 162 (11.65%) Migration
11 137 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 133 (9.57%) Project Management
13 131 (9.42%) CRM
14 104 (7.48%) Data Integration
15 99 (7.12%) Business Analysis
16 92 (6.62%) Data Migration
17 86 (6.19%) Asset Management
18 73 (5.25%) Visualisation
19 67 (4.82%) SDLC
20 66 (4.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 363 (26.12%) SQL
2 104 (7.48%) Java
3 89 (6.40%) Python
4 68 (4.89%) JavaScript
5 58 (4.17%) C#
6 51 (3.67%) T-SQL
7 46 (3.31%) PL/SQL
8 33 (2.37%) R
9 29 (2.09%) Perl
10 23 (1.65%) VBA
11 21 (1.51%) Shell Script
12 19 (1.37%) C++
13 16 (1.15%) C
14 15 (1.08%) TypeScript
15 13 (0.94%) VB
16 12 (0.86%) Scala
17 9 (0.65%) Apex Code
18 8 (0.58%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.58%) MATLAB
19 7 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 118 (8.49%) Degree
2 85 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 62 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.01%) Master's Degree
5 13 (0.94%) CCNP
5 13 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (0.94%) CISSP
5 13 (0.94%) RHCE
6 12 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (0.72%) CISM
7 10 (0.72%) ISEB
8 7 (0.50%) CCNA
8 7 (0.50%) RHCSA
9 6 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.43%) CCDP
9 6 (0.43%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.43%) RHCA
10 5 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (18.06%) Data Quality
2 83 (5.97%) GDPR
3 51 (3.67%) QA
4 40 (2.88%) MiFID
5 21 (1.51%) PMO
6 14 (1.01%) SLA
7 10 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
7 10 (0.72%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.43%) EMIR
10 4 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.22%) FedRAMP
11 3 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
11 3 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.22%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.14%) COBIT
12 2 (0.14%) GMP
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 15 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (0.86%) Docker
3 10 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.65%) HDFS
5 6 (0.43%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.36%) vSphere
7 4 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.14%) Firmware
9 2 (0.14%) SAP ITS
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.072%) NFS
10 1 (0.072%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.072%) Samba
10 1 (0.072%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.072%) XenApp
10 1 (0.072%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (1.65%) Puppet
2 22 (1.58%) Ansible
3 16 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (0.58%) Nagios
6 7 (0.50%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle EDQ
8 4 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.29%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.22%) Kibana
9 3 (0.22%) logstash
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.22%) Salt
9 3 (0.22%) SCCM
10 2 (0.14%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.14%) Terraform
11 1 (0.072%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 202 (14.53%) Oracle
2 195 (14.03%) Microsoft
3 121 (8.71%) SAP
4 73 (5.25%) IBM
5 59 (4.24%) Informatica
6 46 (3.31%) Tableau
7 42 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
8 27 (1.94%) Cloudera
8 27 (1.94%) Talend
9 23 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 20 (1.44%) Charles River
11 18 (1.29%) Cisco
11 18 (1.29%) Veritas
12 17 (1.22%) Teradata
13 16 (1.15%) Bloomberg
13 16 (1.15%) Siebel
14 15 (1.08%) MapR
15 14 (1.01%) Ariba
15 14 (1.01%) Cognos
15 14 (1.01%) Hyperion