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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 150 161
Rank change year-on-year -22 +11  
Contract jobs citing Data Management 675 896 798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.43% 1.66% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.99% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 609 493
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £629 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £430
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 17
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.80 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.26% -31.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £11.00 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £45.00 £48.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.09 £31.40
% change year-on-year +11.87% -48.75%  

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 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 -31 620 £475 - 171
London -32 327 £500 -1.28% 65
South East +41 121 £450 +9.75% 17
City of London +5 73 £550 +10.00% 15
North West -13 45 £400 -3.61% 31
Scotland +52 41 £525 +31.25% 6
Yorkshire -5 35 £426 -14.75% 11
Edinburgh +47 33 £550 +48.64% 4
Berkshire +30 31 £500 +11.73% 4
West Midlands +5 28 £475 +11.77% 15
West Yorkshire -14 25 £428 -14.50% 7
Hampshire +23 24 £503 -8.63% 2
Manchester +2 23 £400 - 17
South West +2 23 £425 +13.33% 7
Leeds -8 21 £425 -15.00% 6
East Midlands -2 20 £450 +5.88% 4
Kent - 18 £344 -
Surrey +6 13 £458 +33.02% 2
East Sussex +12 11 £398 -14.05% 1
East of England -40 11 £425 +13.33% 13
Warwickshire +10 9 £265 -33.75% 1
Wiltshire +1 9 £463 +2.77% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +50 8 £519 +9.78% 4
Tyne and Wear +47 8 £519 +10.37% 4
North East +44 8 £519 +10.37% 6
Reading +23 8 £425 +1.19% 3
Cheshire +10 8 £244 -55.68% 8
Brighton +8 8 £500 +8.10% 1
Bristol -4 8 £406 +25.00% 3
West Sussex +14 7 £500 +31.57% 3

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 457 (32.09%) Finance
2 380 (26.69%) SQL
3 316 (22.19%) Data Modelling
4 279 (19.59%) Data Quality
5 273 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
6 245 (17.21%) Business Intelligence
7 243 (17.06%) Master Data Management
8 233 (16.36%) Oracle
9 230 (16.15%) Data Warehouse
10 227 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
11 226 (15.87%) SQL Server
12 216 (15.17%) ETL
12 216 (15.17%) Analytics
13 199 (13.97%) Banking
14 185 (12.99%) Migration
15 182 (12.78%) Microsoft
16 163 (11.45%) Data Analysis
17 160 (11.24%) Data Architecture
18 157 (11.03%) Data Governance
19 152 (10.67%) Degree
20 145 (10.18%) Management Information System
21 142 (9.97%) Microsoft Excel
22 130 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
23 128 (8.99%) CRM
24 126 (8.85%) SAP
25 123 (8.64%) Project Management
25 123 (8.64%) Java
26 121 (8.50%) Data Migration
27 113 (7.94%) Python
28 111 (7.79%) Data Integration

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 79 (5.55%) SAS
2 44 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 23 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (1.47%) Confluence
5 20 (1.40%) Skype for Business
6 18 (1.26%) CMS
7 17 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 13 (0.91%) Apache
9 12 (0.84%) Apache Spark
9 12 (0.84%) ArcGIS
10 9 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (0.42%) Drupal
12 6 (0.42%) Tuxedo
13 5 (0.35%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
13 5 (0.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 142 (9.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
7 15 (1.05%) SPSS
8 4 (0.28%) Windchill
9 3 (0.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 3 (0.21%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (2.53%) Markit EDM
2 34 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (1.19%) SAP ERP
4 12 (0.84%) SAP MDM
5 9 (0.63%) SAP PSCD
6 8 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.56%) SAP IS-U
7 7 (0.49%) Eloqua
7 7 (0.49%) Oracle Utilities
7 7 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 7 (0.49%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.49%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.49%) SimCorp Dimension
7 7 (0.49%) thinkFolio
8 6 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.42%) SAP MDG
9 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.54%) Office 365
4 19 (1.33%) Yammer
5 16 (1.12%) SaaS
6 13 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
7 9 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.35%) BlueKai
9 5 (0.35%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.35%) IaaS
10 4 (0.28%) Heroku
10 4 (0.28%) PaaS
11 3 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.21%) CloudSense
11 3 (0.21%) GitHub
11 3 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.14%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.14%) G Suite
12 2 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.63%) Network Security
2 8 (0.56%) Firewall
3 7 (0.49%) 3G
3 7 (0.49%) Intranet
3 7 (0.49%) SAN
4 5 (0.35%) 4G
4 5 (0.35%) LDAP
5 4 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (0.28%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (0.28%) INAP
5 4 (0.28%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (0.28%) SSL
6 3 (0.21%) HTTP
6 3 (0.21%) LTE
6 3 (0.21%) NAS
6 3 (0.21%) VLAN
6 3 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.14%) FTP
7 2 (0.14%) RTP
7 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (16.15%) Data Warehouse
2 226 (15.87%) SQL Server
3 107 (7.51%) Big Data
4 105 (7.37%) Hadoop
5 83 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 70 (4.92%) Relational Database
7 69 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 52 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
9 45 (3.16%) QlikView
10 42 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 38 (2.67%) HBase
12 35 (2.46%) Apache Hive
13 34 (2.39%) MongoDB
14 32 (2.25%) Data Mining
15 29 (2.04%) GIS
16 28 (1.97%) Oracle Database
17 27 (1.90%) NoSQL
18 25 (1.76%) Power BI
18 25 (1.76%) RDBMS
19 24 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 74 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (2.32%) JIRA
3 32 (2.25%) ERwin
4 22 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
5 17 (1.19%) Jenkins
6 14 (0.98%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.70%) Maven
8 7 (0.49%) Subversion
8 7 (0.49%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.42%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.42%) Grunt
9 6 (0.42%) Selenium
9 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.35%) Hudson
10 5 (0.35%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.35%) MagicDraw
10 5 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
10 5 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.28%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 457 (32.09%) Finance
2 199 (13.97%) Banking
3 85 (5.97%) Investment Banking
4 72 (5.06%) Retail
5 66 (4.63%) Marketing
6 45 (3.16%) Legal
7 43 (3.02%) Front Office
8 32 (2.25%) Telecoms
9 20 (1.40%) Back Office
9 20 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (1.05%) General Ledger
12 13 (0.91%) Billing
13 10 (0.70%) Publishing
14 8 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.56%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.49%) French Language
15 7 (0.49%) Law
16 6 (0.42%) Automotive
17 5 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 390 (27.39%) Analyst
2 223 (15.66%) Architect
3 216 (15.17%) Developer
4 186 (13.06%) Data Analyst
5 145 (10.18%) Business Analyst
6 140 (9.83%) Data Architect
7 126 (8.85%) Consultant
8 68 (4.78%) Project Manager
9 56 (3.93%) Data Manager
10 47 (3.30%) SQL Developer
11 45 (3.16%) Data Business Analyst
12 43 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
13 41 (2.88%) Java Developer
14 30 (2.11%) Data Consultant
14 30 (2.11%) SAP Consultant
15 29 (2.04%) C# Developer
16 28 (1.97%) .NET Developer
16 28 (1.97%) Administrator
17 26 (1.83%) Senior Analyst
18 23 (1.62%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (6.60%) Web Services
2 86 (6.04%) .NET
3 60 (4.21%) XML
4 48 (3.37%) JSON
5 43 (3.02%) HTML
6 41 (2.88%) .NET Framework
6 41 (2.88%) Entity Framework
7 33 (2.32%) Middleware
8 31 (2.18%) AngularJS
8 31 (2.18%) CSS
9 28 (1.97%) HTML5
10 25 (1.76%) REST
11 23 (1.62%) LINQ
12 22 (1.54%) LINQ to SQL
13 19 (1.33%) SOAP
14 18 (1.26%) COM
15 17 (1.19%) RESTful
15 17 (1.19%) Spring
16 16 (1.12%) jQuery
17 14 (0.98%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 227 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (10.18%) Management Information System
3 94 (6.60%) Fintech
4 93 (6.53%) Data Structures
5 73 (5.13%) Reference Data
6 64 (4.49%) Algorithms
7 45 (3.16%) Equities
8 44 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 36 (2.53%) Computer Science
10 30 (2.11%) Fixed Income
11 27 (1.90%) User Experience
12 26 (1.83%) Derivative
12 26 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (1.54%) Credit Risk
13 22 (1.54%) NHS
14 21 (1.47%) Virtual Team
15 18 (1.26%) Taxonomies
16 17 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
16 17 (1.19%) Hedge funds
17 15 (1.05%) TWAP
Operating Systems
1 74 (5.20%) Linux
2 67 (4.71%) Windows
3 56 (3.93%) Unix
4 14 (0.98%) CentOS
5 10 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.49%) AIX
7 6 (0.42%) VME
8 5 (0.35%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.21%) Android
10 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.070%) Fedora
11 1 (0.070%) HPUX
11 1 (0.070%) Solaris
11 1 (0.070%) VMS
11 1 (0.070%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.070%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (22.19%) Data Modelling
2 273 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (17.21%) Business Intelligence
4 243 (17.06%) Master Data Management
5 216 (15.17%) Analytics
5 216 (15.17%) ETL
6 185 (12.99%) Migration
7 163 (11.45%) Data Analysis
8 160 (11.24%) Data Architecture
9 157 (11.03%) Data Governance
10 130 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 128 (8.99%) CRM
12 123 (8.64%) Project Management
13 121 (8.50%) Data Migration
14 111 (7.79%) Data Integration
15 107 (7.51%) SDLC
16 91 (6.39%) Business Analysis
17 82 (5.76%) TOGAF
18 79 (5.55%) Asset Management
19 76 (5.34%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 380 (26.69%) SQL
2 123 (8.64%) Java
3 113 (7.94%) Python
4 85 (5.97%) C#
5 61 (4.28%) JavaScript
6 42 (2.95%) C++
7 39 (2.74%) PL/SQL
7 39 (2.74%) R
8 37 (2.60%) VBA
9 33 (2.32%) T-SQL
10 31 (2.18%) Perl
11 21 (1.47%) C
12 16 (1.12%) Ruby
13 14 (0.98%) VB
14 13 (0.91%) Apex Code
14 13 (0.91%) MATLAB
15 12 (0.84%) Scala
16 9 (0.63%) PHP
16 9 (0.63%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 152 (10.67%) Degree
2 83 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 57 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.05%) ISEB
4 15 (1.05%) Master's Degree
5 13 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (0.91%) CISSP
5 13 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (0.91%) RHCE
6 12 (0.84%) CISM
7 10 (0.70%) CCNP
7 10 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.63%) CCA
8 9 (0.63%) CCNA
8 9 (0.63%) PhD
9 8 (0.56%) CISA
10 7 (0.49%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.49%) RHCSA
11 6 (0.42%) Postgraduate
11 6 (0.42%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (19.59%) Data Quality
2 43 (3.02%) QA
3 41 (2.88%) GDPR
4 38 (2.67%) MiFID
5 21 (1.47%) PMO
6 14 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
7 10 (0.70%) SLA
8 6 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.35%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.28%) ISO 20022
10 4 (0.28%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.21%) Basel III
11 3 (0.21%) FedRAMP
11 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.14%) BS7666
12 2 (0.14%) COBIT
12 2 (0.14%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.14%) EMIR
12 2 (0.14%) GMP
12 2 (0.14%) IFRS
System Software
1 21 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.77%) Docker
4 7 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.42%) HDFS
6 5 (0.35%) vSphere
7 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.14%) KVM
9 2 (0.14%) LXC
9 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.14%) SAP ITS
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.14%) Xen
10 1 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.070%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.070%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 1 (0.070%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.070%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (1.33%) Ansible
1 19 (1.33%) Puppet
2 18 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.70%) Nagios
4 7 (0.49%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.28%) Kibana
6 4 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.28%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.21%) logstash
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.21%) SCCM
8 2 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.14%) Mesos
8 2 (0.14%) SCOM
9 1 (0.070%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.070%) OpenView
9 1 (0.070%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 233 (16.36%) Oracle
2 182 (12.78%) Microsoft
3 126 (8.85%) SAP
4 79 (5.55%) Informatica
5 64 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
6 53 (3.72%) Tableau
7 48 (3.37%) IBM
8 36 (2.53%) Cloudera
9 34 (2.39%) Teradata
10 25 (1.76%) MapR
11 22 (1.54%) Ab Initio
11 22 (1.54%) Splunk
11 22 (1.54%) Talend
12 21 (1.47%) Adobe
12 21 (1.47%) Red Hat
13 20 (1.40%) Nuix
14 18 (1.26%) Cognos
14 18 (1.26%) Infor
14 18 (1.26%) Netezza
15 17 (1.19%) ESRI
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + none
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £8 - £9.50 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £8 - £9.50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Computer People
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £720 to £766 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
QUANTICA
Rate: £450 - £560 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
NCC Group
Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £460 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago