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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Management
UK
Rank 152 163 178
Rank change year-on-year +11 +15  
Contract jobs citing Data Management 750 789 702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.68% 1.49% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.80% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 509 434
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £622 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 7
Median hourly rate £24.41 £19.74 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.64% +9.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.07 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £49.82 £34.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.71 £17.75
% change year-on-year -13.26% +78.63%  

Data Management 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 37155 43761 41746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.85% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24488 28705 25865
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 1103 1195
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 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 +7 692 £450 - 171
London +11 360 £475 - 88
South East +25 130 £338 -25.00% 22
City of London +22 87 £525 - 32
West Midlands +15 44 £425 -10.52% 7
North West +26 38 £350 -17.64% 19
East of England +7 38 £450 +5.94% 5
Kent +45 33 £338 -3.57%
Scotland +10 29 £400 - 9
Berkshire -4 29 £463 -7.50% 9
South West -5 29 £410 +13.10% 11
Surrey +30 19 £314 -6.10% 2
North East -2 19 £400 -10.61% 3
Yorkshire -12 19 £411 -13.42% 13
Birmingham +10 18 £475 +26.66% 4
Edinburgh +10 18 £438 +9.37% 5
West Yorkshire -3 16 £350 -21.78% 5
Tyne and Wear -11 15 £400 -10.61% 2
Cheshire +37 14 £295 -21.33% 5
West Sussex +8 14 £413 -14.50% 2
Hertfordshire +2 14 £408 -25.90% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 14 £400 -10.61% 2
Manchester +11 12 £375 -11.76% 10
Canary Wharf +7 11 £633 +20.47%
Hampshire 0 11 £305 -28.23% 2
Bristol -4 11 £375 +26.26% 4
Cardiff +29 10 £500 +53.84%
South Wales +22 10 £500 +53.84%
Wales +18 10 £500 +53.84% 2
Dorset +17 9 £496 +65.41% 2

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 514 (31.85%) Finance
2 450 (27.88%) SQL
3 357 (22.12%) Data Modelling
4 336 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
5 321 (19.89%) Master Data Management
6 311 (19.27%) Oracle
7 303 (18.77%) Analytical Skills
8 290 (17.97%) Business Intelligence
9 273 (16.91%) SQL Server
10 260 (16.11%) Microsoft
10 260 (16.11%) Data Quality
11 235 (14.56%) Analytics
12 232 (14.37%) Data Warehouse
13 231 (14.31%) ETL
14 228 (14.13%) MS Excel
15 205 (12.70%) Data Analysis
16 201 (12.45%) Banking
17 185 (11.46%) Data Governance
18 177 (10.97%) Change Management
19 166 (10.29%) Management Information System
20 164 (10.16%) Migration
21 161 (9.98%) SAP
22 160 (9.91%) Java
23 159 (9.85%) ITIL
24 158 (9.79%) Data Architecture
25 153 (9.48%) Degree
26 150 (9.29%) CRM
27 143 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
27 143 (8.86%) Project Management
28 139 (8.61%) Windows

Data Management
Top Related 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 77 (4.77%) SAS
1 77 (4.77%) SharePoint
2 42 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
3 39 (2.42%) Skype for Business
4 38 (2.35%) WebSphere
5 25 (1.55%) Apache Spark
6 23 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 21 (1.30%) CMS
8 20 (1.24%) Oracle Application Server
9 18 (1.12%) Confluence
10 11 (0.68%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.62%) IIS
12 9 (0.56%) Tuxedo
13 8 (0.50%) Apache
14 6 (0.37%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.37%) ArcGIS
14 6 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
15 5 (0.31%) JBoss
15 5 (0.31%) SAP EP
Applications
1 228 (14.13%) MS Excel
2 103 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 52 (3.22%) MS Office
4 25 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.36%) MS Project
6 21 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (1.12%) SPSS
8 5 (0.31%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 5 (0.31%) PTC Creo
9 4 (0.25%) Windchill
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.12%) CATIA
11 2 (0.12%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.062%) Weka
Business Applications
1 52 (3.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (1.36%) SAP MDM
4 20 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (1.05%) SAP ERP
6 15 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.93%) SAP PSCD
7 14 (0.87%) Markit EDM
8 12 (0.74%) HFM
9 10 (0.62%) SAP MDG
10 9 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
11 8 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
11 8 (0.50%) SAP FI
11 8 (0.50%) thinkFolio
12 7 (0.43%) SAP IS-U
12 7 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 7 (0.43%) Unica
13 6 (0.37%) Eloqua
13 6 (0.37%) SAP CRM
14 5 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 102 (6.32%) SaaS
2 92 (5.70%) IaaS
3 91 (5.64%) PaaS
4 63 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
6 41 (2.54%) Office 365
7 37 (2.29%) Yammer
8 12 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
9 11 (0.68%) GitHub
10 8 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.50%) Google Tag Manager
11 6 (0.37%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.31%) BlueKai
13 4 (0.25%) Heroku
13 4 (0.25%) Oracle CX
14 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.19%) Force.com
14 3 (0.19%) G Suite
14 3 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.55%) LDAP
2 13 (0.81%) Firewall
3 9 (0.56%) SAN
4 8 (0.50%) HTTP
4 8 (0.50%) Network Security
5 6 (0.37%) DNS
5 6 (0.37%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.37%) X.509
6 5 (0.31%) 3G
6 5 (0.31%) Intranet
7 4 (0.25%) 4G
7 4 (0.25%) DHCP
7 4 (0.25%) FTP
7 4 (0.25%) NAS
7 4 (0.25%) SSL
7 4 (0.25%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.19%) Diameter Protocol
8 3 (0.19%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.19%) SIGTRAN
8 3 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 232 (14.37%) Data Warehouse
3 129 (7.99%) Big Data
4 114 (7.06%) Hadoop
5 95 (5.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 90 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 66 (4.09%) QlikView
8 63 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
8 63 (3.90%) Oracle Database
9 62 (3.84%) Relational Database
10 60 (3.72%) NoSQL
11 53 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
12 47 (2.91%) DB2
13 46 (2.85%) MongoDB
14 44 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 31 (1.92%) Apache Hive
15 31 (1.92%) HBase
16 30 (1.86%) Data Mining
16 30 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
17 29 (1.80%) GIS
Development Applications
1 78 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (2.35%) JIRA
3 37 (2.29%) Talend Open Studio
4 27 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 25 (1.55%) Git (software)
6 24 (1.49%) ERwin
7 19 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 14 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (0.81%) Selenium
10 12 (0.74%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.68%) gulp
12 10 (0.62%) Gradle
12 10 (0.62%) Subversion
13 7 (0.43%) GoCD
13 7 (0.43%) Maven
14 6 (0.37%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.31%) Log4j
15 5 (0.31%) MagicDraw
15 5 (0.31%) PowerDesigner
16 4 (0.25%) ClearQuest
General
1 514 (31.85%) Finance
2 201 (12.45%) Banking
3 99 (6.13%) Retail
4 92 (5.70%) Marketing
5 70 (4.34%) Investment Banking
6 49 (3.04%) Telecoms
7 48 (2.97%) Front Office
8 43 (2.66%) Legal
9 20 (1.24%) General Ledger
10 19 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 17 (1.05%) Publishing
12 14 (0.87%) Back Office
13 9 (0.56%) Advertising
13 9 (0.56%) French Language
14 8 (0.50%) Electronics
14 8 (0.50%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.43%) German Language
16 6 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 417 (25.84%) Analyst
2 251 (15.55%) Architect
3 237 (14.68%) Developer
4 171 (10.59%) Data Analyst
5 157 (9.73%) Data Architect
6 149 (9.23%) Business Analyst
7 146 (9.05%) Consultant
8 66 (4.09%) Project Manager
9 65 (4.03%) Administrator
10 55 (3.41%) Data Business Analyst
11 54 (3.35%) Data Manager
12 51 (3.16%) DBA
13 47 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
14 45 (2.79%) Java Developer
15 44 (2.73%) Data Consultant
15 44 (2.73%) Operations Engineer
16 43 (2.66%) SQL Developer
17 41 (2.54%) Senior Operations Engineer
18 36 (2.23%) SAP Consultant
19 35 (2.17%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (6.75%) .NET
2 100 (6.20%) XML
3 98 (6.07%) Web Services
4 57 (3.53%) JSON
5 55 (3.41%) HTML
6 42 (2.60%) REST
7 37 (2.29%) COM
8 35 (2.17%) .NET Framework
8 35 (2.17%) CSS
9 33 (2.04%) SOAP
10 32 (1.98%) AngularJS
10 32 (1.98%) Middleware
11 30 (1.86%) Entity Framework
12 21 (1.30%) LINQ
12 21 (1.30%) LINQ to SQL
12 21 (1.30%) RESTful
13 20 (1.24%) Spring
14 16 (0.99%) J2EE
14 16 (0.99%) jQuery
14 16 (0.99%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 303 (18.77%) Analytical Skills
2 166 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 117 (7.25%) Data Structures
4 92 (5.70%) Fintech
5 86 (5.33%) Reference Data
6 65 (4.03%) Algorithms
7 54 (3.35%) Equities
8 48 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 45 (2.79%) Computer Science
10 36 (2.23%) Derivative
11 31 (1.92%) Credit Risk
12 28 (1.73%) User Experience
13 25 (1.55%) Mainframe
13 25 (1.55%) Taxonomies
14 22 (1.36%) Tandem
15 19 (1.18%) Fixed Income
15 19 (1.18%) Virtual Team
16 17 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
17 16 (0.99%) Data Centre
18 14 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 139 (8.61%) Windows
2 131 (8.12%) Linux
3 115 (7.13%) Unix
4 52 (3.22%) AIX
5 36 (2.23%) Windows 2000
5 36 (2.23%) Windows XP
6 18 (1.12%) VME
7 11 (0.68%) CentOS
8 8 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.43%) MVS
10 6 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.37%) zOS
11 5 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.25%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.12%) Fedora
14 2 (0.12%) HPUX
14 2 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (22.12%) Data Modelling
2 336 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
3 321 (19.89%) Master Data Management
4 290 (17.97%) Business Intelligence
5 235 (14.56%) Analytics
6 231 (14.31%) ETL
7 205 (12.70%) Data Analysis
8 185 (11.46%) Data Governance
9 177 (10.97%) Change Management
10 164 (10.16%) Migration
11 159 (9.85%) ITIL
12 158 (9.79%) Data Architecture
13 150 (9.29%) CRM
14 143 (8.86%) Project Management
14 143 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 138 (8.55%) Open Source
16 111 (6.88%) SDLC
17 110 (6.82%) Data Integration
18 107 (6.63%) Data Migration
19 99 (6.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 450 (27.88%) SQL
2 160 (9.91%) Java
3 111 (6.88%) Python
4 108 (6.69%) C#
5 67 (4.15%) JavaScript
6 52 (3.22%) T-SQL
7 46 (2.85%) PL/SQL
8 43 (2.66%) C++
9 38 (2.35%) R
10 35 (2.17%) VBA
11 29 (1.80%) Perl
12 28 (1.73%) Ruby
13 25 (1.55%) C
14 19 (1.18%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.87%) Scala
16 12 (0.74%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.74%) PHP
17 11 (0.68%) COBOL
18 9 (0.56%) MATLAB
18 9 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 153 (9.48%) Degree
2 81 (5.02%) Security Cleared
3 51 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.49%) ISEB
5 22 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (1.05%) CCA
7 12 (0.74%) CISM
7 12 (0.74%) CISSP
8 11 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.50%) CCNA
10 8 (0.50%) CCNP
10 8 (0.50%) CISA
10 8 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.50%) PMP
11 7 (0.43%) Postgraduate
12 6 (0.37%) PhD
12 6 (0.37%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 5 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (16.11%) Data Quality
2 57 (3.53%) QA
3 41 (2.54%) SLA
4 24 (1.49%) MiFID
5 18 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 18 (1.12%) PMO
6 12 (0.74%) Solvency II
7 10 (0.62%) GDPR
8 8 (0.50%) FATCA
8 8 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.37%) IFRS
9 6 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.31%) Basel III
10 5 (0.31%) IFRS 9
11 4 (0.25%) EMIR
12 3 (0.19%) ISO20022
12 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 2 (0.12%) BS7666
13 2 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.05%) Docker
3 13 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.31%) HDFS
4 5 (0.31%) NFS
5 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.25%) Xen
6 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (0.19%) vSphere
7 2 (0.12%) Firmware
7 2 (0.12%) KVM
7 2 (0.12%) LXC
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.062%) GPFS
8 1 (0.062%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.062%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.062%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.062%) XenApp
8 1 (0.062%) zsh
Systems Management
1 29 (1.80%) Puppet
2 19 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.93%) Ansible
4 9 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.56%) Nagios
5 5 (0.31%) SCCM
6 3 (0.19%) Control-M
6 3 (0.19%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.19%) SCOM
7 2 (0.12%) Mesos
7 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.062%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.062%) Kibana
8 1 (0.062%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.062%) QRadar
8 1 (0.062%) Salt
8 1 (0.062%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 311 (19.27%) Oracle
2 260 (16.11%) Microsoft
3 161 (9.98%) SAP
4 89 (5.51%) Informatica
5 68 (4.21%) Salesforce.com
6 67 (4.15%) Tableau
7 46 (2.85%) IBM
7 46 (2.85%) Teradata
8 38 (2.35%) Infor
9 37 (2.29%) Talend
10 32 (1.98%) Netezza
11 31 (1.92%) Adobe
12 29 (1.80%) Cognos
13 26 (1.61%) Splunk
13 26 (1.61%) Sybase
14 25 (1.55%) Cloudera
15 23 (1.43%) Ab Initio
16 20 (1.24%) Google
17 19 (1.18%) TIBCO
18 18 (1.12%) VMware
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