Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Data Modelling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Modelling over the 6 months to 27 October 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 Modelling
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 56 60 80
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 +38
Contract jobs citing Data Modelling 3,380 1,175 2,393
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 3.97% 3.63% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 4.17% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,236 775 1,601
10th Percentile £388 £350 £363
25th Percentile £450 £409 £418
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £588
90th Percentile £725 £675 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 22
10th Percentile £9.90 £18.42 "
25th Percentile £21.13 £24.06 £20.50
Median hourly rate £32.50 £46.25 £52.50
Median % change year-on-year -29.73% -11.90% +17.98%
75th Percentile £53.38 £60.75 £61.25
90th Percentile £63.60 £61.83 £73.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.49 £52.50
% change year-on-year -5.62% -49.54% +38.16%

Data Modelling 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 75,931 28,184 73,486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.07% 87.06% 87.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,858 19,135 49,289
10th Percentile £320 £300 £300
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £613 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £440 £438
% change year-on-year +5.11% +0.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,703 820 2,172
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.64 £11.80
25th Percentile £14.68 £15.48 £14.90
Median hourly rate £24.79 £25.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -0.84% +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £49.50 £45.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £64.00 £57.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -8.89% +4.65% +10.91%

Data Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Modelling in the UK

Data Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Data Modelling in the UK

Data Modelling
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Modelling over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Modelling in the UK

Data Modelling
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Data Modelling in the UK

Data Modelling
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Modelling over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Data Modelling in the UK

Data Modelling
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Modelling within the UK over the 6 months to 27 October 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 +5 2,627 £540 +8.00% 518
London +7 1,528 £550 +4.76% 275
UK excluding London +7 1,084 £500 +5.26% 259
Work from Home -1 1,035 £525 +5.00% 97
South East +13 308 £495 -1.00% 73
Midlands +2 232 £495 +10.00% 70
North of England +15 230 £503 +11.67% 63
West Midlands 0 183 £490 +8.89% 53
Scotland +5 141 £475 +22.58% 14
North West +6 127 £500 - 36
Yorkshire +14 86 £500 +19.76% 20
South West -36 76 £518 +1.82% 13
East of England -49 52 £500 - 20
East Midlands -1 46 £500 +5.04% 17
Wales -12 43 £475 - 7
North East -14 22 £575 +30.68% 7
Northern Ireland -2 5 £375 -12.99%

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Data Modelling 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 Modelling.

1 1,407 (41.63%) SQL
2 1,076 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
3 998 (29.53%) Business Intelligence
4 890 (26.33%) Azure
5 868 (25.68%) Analytics
6 823 (24.35%) Data Warehouse
7 805 (23.82%) Social Skills
8 761 (22.51%) ETL
9 757 (22.40%) Finance
10 689 (20.38%) Python
11 525 (15.53%) Power Platform
12 519 (15.36%) AWS
13 508 (15.03%) Power BI
14 507 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
15 496 (14.67%) Data Architecture
16 491 (14.53%) Microsoft
17 478 (14.14%) DevOps
18 459 (13.58%) Data Analysis
19 430 (12.72%) Migration
20 429 (12.69%) Java
20 429 (12.69%) Data Lake
21 402 (11.89%) Data Quality
22 380 (11.24%) Data Management
23 378 (11.18%) Oracle
23 378 (11.18%) Big Data
24 370 (10.95%) Scrum
24 370 (10.95%) Visualisation
25 369 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
26 364 (10.77%) Data Governance
27 361 (10.68%) SQL Server

Data Modelling
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
1 294 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 218 (6.45%) Confluence
3 106 (3.14%) WebLogic
4 75 (2.22%) SAS
5 74 (2.19%) Apache
6 71 (2.10%) Apache Airflow
7 49 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 38 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
9 26 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
10 24 (0.71%) CMS
11 16 (0.47%) CICS
12 12 (0.36%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.27%) Jupyter
13 9 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.21%) WebLogic Portal
15 6 (0.18%) Alfresco
15 6 (0.18%) ArcGIS
15 6 (0.18%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.15%) IIS
16 5 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 137 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 97 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 37 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.18%) PTC Creo
6 6 (0.18%) SPSS
7 5 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.15%) Windchill
8 2 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.059%) InVision
8 2 (0.059%) Oracle Smart View
8 2 (0.059%) Sketch
9 1 (0.030%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.030%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.030%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 46 (1.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 44 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
4 21 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 12 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.36%) SAP MDG
7 10 (0.30%) NetSuite
8 9 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 9 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
8 9 (0.27%) Teamcenter
9 7 (0.21%) Endur
9 7 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 6 (0.18%) Markit EDM
10 6 (0.18%) Maximo
10 6 (0.18%) SAP MDG-F
11 4 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
12 3 (0.089%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 890 (26.33%) Azure
2 525 (15.53%) Power Platform
3 519 (15.36%) AWS
4 247 (7.31%) Azure Data Factory
5 179 (5.30%) GCP
6 160 (4.73%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 142 (4.20%) Serverless
8 101 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
9 100 (2.96%) Amazon S3
10 84 (2.49%) Snowflake
11 83 (2.46%) GitHub
12 74 (2.19%) SaaS
13 66 (1.95%) Azure Functions
14 64 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
15 56 (1.66%) PaaS
15 56 (1.66%) PowerApps
16 52 (1.54%) Azure Logic Apps
17 43 (1.27%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 43 (1.27%) Power Automate
18 41 (1.21%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 27 (0.80%) HTTP
2 19 (0.56%) FTP
3 8 (0.24%) WAN
4 7 (0.21%) DECT
4 7 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.18%) FIX Connectivity
5 6 (0.18%) IPv4
5 6 (0.18%) IPv6
5 6 (0.18%) MQTT
5 6 (0.18%) Multicast
5 6 (0.18%) PPP
5 6 (0.18%) UPnP
6 5 (0.15%) Broadband
7 4 (0.12%) Intranet
7 4 (0.12%) LAN
7 4 (0.12%) Network Security
7 4 (0.12%) SMS
7 4 (0.12%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.089%) LTE
8 3 (0.089%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 823 (24.35%) Data Warehouse
2 508 (15.03%) Power BI
3 429 (12.69%) Data Lake
4 378 (11.18%) Big Data
5 361 (10.68%) SQL Server
6 359 (10.62%) Metadata
7 229 (6.78%) Hadoop
8 223 (6.60%) Relational Database
9 209 (6.18%) Tableau
10 185 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 140 (4.14%) NoSQL
12 136 (4.02%) Apache Hive
13 129 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
14 128 (3.79%) BusinessObjects
15 123 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
16 120 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 97 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 94 (2.78%) RDBMS
19 91 (2.69%) Amazon Redshift
20 85 (2.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 318 (9.41%) JIRA
2 259 (7.66%) Git (software)
3 174 (5.15%) Jenkins
4 139 (4.11%) ERwin
5 96 (2.84%) PowerDesigner
6 79 (2.34%) GitLab
7 74 (2.19%) Maven
8 61 (1.80%) Bitbucket
9 56 (1.66%) ER Studio
10 45 (1.33%) Visual Studio
11 30 (0.89%) TeamCity
12 29 (0.86%) Hudson
13 28 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 23 (0.68%) CA Gen
15 19 (0.56%) JUnit
16 17 (0.50%) kappa
16 17 (0.50%) Subversion
17 15 (0.44%) Selenium
18 14 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 805 (23.82%) Social Skills
2 757 (22.40%) Finance
3 507 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 276 (8.17%) Banking
5 255 (7.54%) Public Sector
6 154 (4.56%) Marketing
7 126 (3.73%) Presentation Skills
8 118 (3.49%) Telecoms
9 109 (3.22%) Investment Banking
10 82 (2.43%) Manufacturing
11 76 (2.25%) Retail
12 64 (1.89%) Documentation Skills
13 60 (1.78%) Electronics
14 57 (1.69%) Publishing
15 50 (1.48%) Influencing Skills
16 49 (1.45%) Legal
17 47 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 46 (1.36%) Front Office
19 39 (1.15%) Financial Institution
20 29 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 786 (23.25%) Architect
2 672 (19.88%) Developer
3 544 (16.09%) Data Architect
4 537 (15.89%) Analyst
5 504 (14.91%) Data Engineer
6 283 (8.37%) Business Analyst
7 270 (7.99%) Data Modeller
8 237 (7.01%) Data Analyst
9 176 (5.21%) Consultant
10 170 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
11 120 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 93 (2.75%) Azure Engineer
13 92 (2.72%) Azure Architect
14 82 (2.43%) Power BI Developer
15 80 (2.37%) Java Developer
16 66 (1.95%) Data Business Analyst
17 65 (1.92%) Senior Data Engineer
18 51 (1.51%) Project Manager
18 51 (1.51%) SQL Developer
19 50 (1.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (5.74%) JSON
2 188 (5.56%) Kafka
3 155 (4.59%) XML
4 138 (4.08%) REST
5 130 (3.85%) PySpark
6 128 (3.79%) Spring
7 107 (3.17%) J2EE
7 107 (3.17%) Web Services
8 103 (3.05%) .NET
9 97 (2.87%) Spring Boot
10 83 (2.46%) HTML
11 69 (2.04%) RESTful
12 60 (1.78%) CSS
13 55 (1.63%) Node.js
14 53 (1.57%) SOAP
15 52 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
16 43 (1.27%) Apache Camel
16 43 (1.27%) React
17 41 (1.21%) Middleware
18 40 (1.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 130 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 107 (3.17%) Data Structures
3 103 (3.05%) Reference Data
4 78 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
5 74 (2.19%) User Experience
6 73 (2.16%) Virtual Team
7 64 (1.89%) Algorithms
8 58 (1.72%) Cloud Native
9 53 (1.57%) Legacy Systems
10 47 (1.39%) NHS
11 46 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
12 39 (1.15%) Public Cloud
13 38 (1.12%) Taxonomies
14 31 (0.92%) CMDB
15 30 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
16 27 (0.80%) Data Centre
17 25 (0.74%) Equities
18 23 (0.68%) Hedge funds
19 22 (0.65%) Derivative
19 22 (0.65%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 192 (5.68%) Unix
2 124 (3.67%) Linux
3 56 (1.66%) Windows
4 14 (0.41%) zOS
5 8 (0.24%) AIX
6 6 (0.18%) OpenWrt
7 4 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.12%) VMS
8 3 (0.089%) Android
8 3 (0.089%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.059%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.030%) HPUX
10 1 (0.030%) SUSE
10 1 (0.030%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,076 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
2 998 (29.53%) Business Intelligence
3 868 (25.68%) Analytics
4 761 (22.51%) ETL
5 496 (14.67%) Data Architecture
6 478 (14.14%) DevOps
7 459 (13.58%) Data Analysis
8 430 (12.72%) Migration
9 380 (11.24%) Data Management
10 370 (10.95%) Scrum
10 370 (10.95%) Visualisation
11 369 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
12 364 (10.77%) Data Governance
13 312 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 310 (9.17%) Logical Data Model
15 265 (7.84%) Physical Data Model
16 262 (7.75%) Data Migration
17 256 (7.57%) Data Engineering
18 245 (7.25%) Data Integration
19 241 (7.13%) Data Pipeline
Programming Languages
1 1,407 (41.63%) SQL
2 689 (20.38%) Python
3 429 (12.69%) Java
4 203 (6.01%) Scala
5 177 (5.24%) PL/SQL
6 131 (3.88%) JavaScript
7 129 (3.82%) C#
8 122 (3.61%) T-SQL
9 117 (3.46%) R
10 106 (3.14%) Shell Script
11 68 (2.01%) Java 8
12 66 (1.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 43 (1.27%) C
14 42 (1.24%) COBOL
15 36 (1.07%) Perl
16 35 (1.04%) PowerShell
17 31 (0.92%) C++
18 28 (0.83%) Bash Shell
19 25 (0.74%) TypeScript
19 25 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 266 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 225 (6.66%) SC Cleared
3 177 (5.24%) Degree
4 48 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 28 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (0.71%) ISEB
8 13 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.33%) DBS Check
10 10 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
10 10 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
11 9 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.21%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.18%) CBAP
13 6 (0.18%) MBA
14 5 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (0.12%) Master's Degree
16 3 (0.089%) GSEC
16 3 (0.089%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 402 (11.89%) Data Quality
2 118 (3.49%) QA
3 98 (2.90%) GDPR
4 27 (0.80%) Accessibility
5 26 (0.77%) IFRS
6 21 (0.62%) SLA
7 20 (0.59%) MiFID
8 15 (0.44%) EMIR
9 14 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
9 14 (0.41%) PMO
10 11 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
11 9 (0.27%) HL7
11 9 (0.27%) IFRS 9
12 7 (0.21%) FINREP
12 7 (0.21%) GMP
12 7 (0.21%) ISO 20022
12 7 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.18%) Basel III
13 6 (0.18%) COREP
13 6 (0.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 97 (2.87%) Docker
2 60 (1.78%) HDFS
3 16 (0.47%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 16 (0.47%) RACF
4 15 (0.44%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (0.12%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.089%) Firmware
9 2 (0.059%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.030%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 107 (3.17%) Ansible
2 96 (2.84%) Kubernetes
3 21 (0.62%) Terraform
4 20 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
5 15 (0.44%) Kibana
6 14 (0.41%) Tivoli NetView
7 11 (0.33%) Control-M
7 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 10 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.21%) HP ALM
9 7 (0.21%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.18%) logstash
11 5 (0.15%) Grafana
11 5 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.089%) Amdocs OSS
12 3 (0.089%) Core Impact
12 3 (0.089%) Netcool
13 2 (0.059%) CASB
13 2 (0.059%) Consul
13 2 (0.059%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 491 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 378 (11.18%) Oracle
3 294 (8.70%) Databricks
4 251 (7.43%) SAP
5 217 (6.42%) Informatica
6 214 (6.33%) Salesforce.com
7 123 (3.64%) Google
8 107 (3.17%) IBM
9 95 (2.81%) Sparx
10 92 (2.72%) BEA
10 92 (2.72%) BiZZdesign
11 83 (2.46%) webMethods
12 79 (2.34%) Cloudera
13 45 (1.33%) Alteryx
14 43 (1.27%) WSO2
15 42 (1.24%) ServiceNow
15 42 (1.24%) Teradata
16 41 (1.21%) Talend
17 40 (1.18%) MuleSoft
18 37 (1.09%) Remedy