Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 88 88
Rank change year-on-year -18 0 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Modelling 2,592 2,806 2,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.46% 2.72% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 3.16% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,757 1,992 1,841
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £320
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 14
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £31.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.13% -23.64% -8.33%
10th Percentile £17.13 £17.38 £22.18
90th Percentile £77.50 £58.75 £62.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £29.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +32.20% -32.57% -2.78%

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 91,392 88,694 87,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.72% 85.90% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,516 59,163 57,746
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,345 2,083 2,479
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £50.19 £49.24 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.62 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.07% +6.67% -1.45%

Data Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Modelling in the UK

Data Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Modelling in the UK

Data Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Modelling over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Modelling in the UK

Data Modelling
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Modelling in the UK

Data Modelling
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Modelling over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor 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 13 December 2018. 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 -14 2,400 £500 +1.27% 422
UK excluding London -22 1,327 £450 +5.88% 238
London -11 1,235 £525 - 204
South East -14 398 £463 +5.71% 57
North of England -62 230 £438 -2.78% 66
Midlands +28 224 £450 - 53
West Midlands +44 154 £450 - 39
South West -24 153 £475 +5.56% 21
East of England +17 151 £478 +6.11% 21
Scotland +11 136 £425 +3.98% 14
North West -53 115 £471 +4.72% 31
Yorkshire -49 105 £438 -2.78% 33
East Midlands -11 67 £438 -5.41% 13
Wales -33 29 £488 +21.88% 4
North East -30 13 £475 - 2
Northern Ireland +20 8 £425 +3.03% 2
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 1,055 (40.70%) SQL
2 840 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
3 745 (28.74%) Business Intelligence
4 600 (23.15%) Data Warehouse
5 553 (21.33%) Finance
6 511 (19.71%) ETL
7 487 (18.79%) Analytics
8 445 (17.17%) SQL Server
9 395 (15.24%) Oracle
10 373 (14.39%) Microsoft
11 361 (13.93%) Java
12 359 (13.85%) Big Data
13 352 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
14 323 (12.46%) Data Analysis
15 320 (12.35%) Migration
16 301 (11.61%) Relational Database
17 297 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 296 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
19 294 (11.34%) Python
20 288 (11.11%) Data Architecture
21 285 (11.00%) Hadoop
22 265 (10.22%) Data Quality
22 265 (10.22%) Power BI
23 264 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
24 251 (9.68%) Logical Data Model
25 247 (9.53%) Scrum
26 243 (9.38%) Data Management
27 238 (9.18%) Visualisation
28 222 (8.56%) Data Migration
29 221 (8.53%) Banking

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
1 213 (8.22%) Apache Spark
2 95 (3.67%) Confluence
3 79 (3.05%) SAS
4 62 (2.39%) SharePoint
5 55 (2.12%) Apache
6 53 (2.04%) WebLogic
7 46 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (1.04%) CMS
9 26 (1.00%) Apache Pig
10 20 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (0.54%) Mule
12 13 (0.50%) WebSphere
13 12 (0.46%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.39%) Appian
14 10 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
14 10 (0.39%) WordPress
15 7 (0.27%) Documentum
16 6 (0.23%) ArcGIS
16 6 (0.23%) IIS
16 6 (0.23%) Jupyter
Applications
1 169 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 93 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.27%) SPSS
7 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.077%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.039%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.039%) Mingle
9 1 (0.039%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.039%) Stata
Business Applications
1 54 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (0.73%) Endur
4 18 (0.69%) SAP HR
5 17 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
6 15 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
7 14 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
7 14 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
8 13 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 13 (0.50%) Workday HCM
9 8 (0.31%) Markit EDM
9 8 (0.31%) SAP APO
9 8 (0.31%) SAP MM
10 7 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 7 (0.27%) NetSuite
10 7 (0.27%) SAP MDG
10 7 (0.27%) SAP MDM
11 6 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 296 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 190 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
3 89 (3.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 73 (2.82%) PaaS
5 60 (2.31%) Azure Data Factory
6 47 (1.81%) SaaS
7 40 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
8 28 (1.08%) IaaS
9 27 (1.04%) GitHub
10 22 (0.85%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.81%) Office 365
12 20 (0.77%) Data Lake Analytics
13 17 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
14 16 (0.62%) npm
14 16 (0.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 13 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
16 12 (0.46%) Yarn
17 11 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
18 10 (0.39%) OpenShift
18 10 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.54%) Internet
2 12 (0.46%) Firewall
3 11 (0.42%) HTTP
3 11 (0.42%) WAN
4 9 (0.35%) LAN
5 8 (0.31%) Kerberos
5 8 (0.31%) VPN
6 7 (0.27%) BGP
6 7 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (0.27%) OSPF
7 6 (0.23%) EIGRP
7 6 (0.23%) SMS
7 6 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.19%) VoIP
9 4 (0.15%) ATM
9 4 (0.15%) BIG-IP
9 4 (0.15%) DNS
9 4 (0.15%) Intranet
9 4 (0.15%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 600 (23.15%) Data Warehouse
2 445 (17.17%) SQL Server
3 359 (13.85%) Big Data
4 301 (11.61%) Relational Database
5 297 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 285 (11.00%) Hadoop
7 265 (10.22%) Power BI
8 190 (7.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 182 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 164 (6.33%) Apache Hive
11 153 (5.90%) NoSQL
12 148 (5.71%) Data Lake
13 103 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
14 97 (3.74%) MongoDB
15 94 (3.63%) RDBMS
16 89 (3.43%) OLAP
17 88 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
18 83 (3.20%) MySQL
19 76 (2.93%) Oracle Database
20 74 (2.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 166 (6.40%) JIRA
2 120 (4.63%) Git (software)
3 100 (3.86%) ERwin
4 84 (3.24%) Jenkins
5 53 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 49 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 45 (1.74%) Subversion
8 37 (1.43%) Toad
9 31 (1.20%) Maven
10 24 (0.93%) Bitbucket
11 21 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
12 20 (0.77%) CA Gen
13 18 (0.69%) ER Studio
14 16 (0.62%) JUnit
14 16 (0.62%) PowerDesigner
15 15 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
16 14 (0.54%) Eclipse
16 14 (0.54%) Mocha
16 14 (0.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 553 (21.33%) Finance
2 221 (8.53%) Banking
3 85 (3.28%) Retail
4 83 (3.20%) Investment Banking
5 75 (2.89%) Marketing
6 70 (2.70%) Front Office
7 60 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 46 (1.77%) Legal
9 43 (1.66%) Publishing
10 33 (1.27%) Back Office
11 32 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 31 (1.20%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.62%) General Ledger
13 16 (0.62%) Retail Banking
14 15 (0.58%) Advertising
15 14 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.50%) Electronics
17 10 (0.39%) Multimedia
18 9 (0.35%) Law
19 8 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 745 (28.74%) Developer
2 600 (23.15%) Analyst
3 592 (22.84%) Architect
4 319 (12.31%) Data Architect
5 276 (10.65%) Business Analyst
6 228 (8.80%) Data Analyst
7 162 (6.25%) Data Engineer
8 138 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 112 (4.32%) Data Modeller
10 110 (4.24%) Consultant
11 109 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
12 106 (4.09%) SQL Developer
13 98 (3.78%) Senior Developer
14 76 (2.93%) Java Developer
15 75 (2.89%) Technical Architect
16 70 (2.70%) ETL Developer
17 68 (2.62%) Senior Analyst
18 54 (2.08%) Data Business Analyst
18 54 (2.08%) DBA
19 51 (1.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (7.52%) XML
2 160 (6.17%) .NET
3 155 (5.98%) JSON
4 153 (5.90%) Web Services
5 123 (4.75%) Kafka
6 116 (4.48%) REST
7 82 (3.16%) RESTful
8 68 (2.62%) CSS
9 65 (2.51%) HTML
10 63 (2.43%) Node.js
11 60 (2.31%) SOAP
12 58 (2.24%) J2EE
12 58 (2.24%) Spring
13 44 (1.70%) JSON Schema
14 43 (1.66%) Middleware
15 41 (1.58%) XSD
16 39 (1.50%) .NET Framework
17 38 (1.47%) AngularJS
18 36 (1.39%) React
19 29 (1.12%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 352 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (5.83%) Data Structures
3 97 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
4 95 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 74 (2.85%) Reference Data
6 63 (2.43%) User Experience
7 56 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
8 50 (1.93%) Taxonomies
9 45 (1.74%) Algorithms
10 31 (1.20%) Fixed Income
11 28 (1.08%) Public Cloud
12 27 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (0.81%) Fintech
14 18 (0.69%) Cloud Native
14 18 (0.69%) Data Centre
15 17 (0.66%) Replication
15 17 (0.66%) Virtual Team
16 16 (0.62%) Derivative
16 16 (0.62%) Device Driver
16 16 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 152 (5.86%) Unix
2 92 (3.55%) Linux
3 71 (2.74%) Windows
4 25 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 17 (0.66%) AIX
6 14 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.35%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.19%) Solaris
8 5 (0.19%) VME
9 4 (0.15%) CentOS
10 2 (0.077%) Android
11 1 (0.039%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.039%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.039%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.039%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 840 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
2 745 (28.74%) Business Intelligence
3 511 (19.71%) ETL
4 487 (18.79%) Analytics
5 323 (12.46%) Data Analysis
6 320 (12.35%) Migration
7 288 (11.11%) Data Architecture
8 264 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
9 251 (9.68%) Logical Data Model
10 247 (9.53%) Scrum
11 243 (9.38%) Data Management
12 238 (9.18%) Visualisation
13 222 (8.56%) Data Migration
14 200 (7.72%) Data Integration
15 190 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 188 (7.25%) SDLC
17 171 (6.60%) Data Science
17 171 (6.60%) Physical Data Model
18 152 (5.86%) Business Analysis
19 149 (5.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1,055 (40.70%) SQL
2 361 (13.93%) Java
3 294 (11.34%) Python
4 192 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 162 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 148 (5.71%) C#
7 143 (5.52%) JavaScript
8 97 (3.74%) Shell Script
9 95 (3.67%) R
10 89 (3.43%) Scala
11 51 (1.97%) Java 8
12 44 (1.70%) Perl
13 38 (1.47%) PowerShell
14 36 (1.39%) VBA
15 33 (1.27%) C++
16 25 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 24 (0.93%) MATLAB
18 21 (0.81%) VB
19 20 (0.77%) Bash Shell
20 17 (0.66%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 156 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 154 (5.94%) Degree
3 113 (4.36%) SC Cleared
4 52 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (0.62%) ISEB
7 13 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
8 11 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
9 10 (0.39%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.31%) PhD
11 7 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.23%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 4 (0.15%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.12%) DBS Check
16 2 (0.077%) CFA
16 2 (0.077%) CISSP
16 2 (0.077%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (10.22%) Data Quality
2 80 (3.09%) QA
3 52 (2.01%) GDPR
4 17 (0.66%) IFRS
5 15 (0.58%) PMO
6 13 (0.50%) SLA
7 10 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.35%) ISO 20022
8 9 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.35%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.23%) IFRS 9
9 6 (0.23%) MiFID
10 4 (0.15%) ISO 15022
10 4 (0.15%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.12%) HL7
12 2 (0.077%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.077%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.077%) EMIR
12 2 (0.077%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 88 (3.40%) Docker
2 45 (1.74%) HDFS
3 40 (1.54%) Apache Flume
4 10 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.27%) KVM
6 5 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.15%) LXC
8 2 (0.077%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 86 (3.32%) Ansible
2 60 (2.31%) Kubernetes
3 56 (2.16%) Oozie
4 35 (1.35%) Puppet
5 31 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
7 14 (0.54%) HP ALM
8 11 (0.42%) Terraform
9 9 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.27%) Kibana
11 5 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.19%) logstash
11 5 (0.19%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.15%) Grafana
13 3 (0.12%) Ambari
13 3 (0.12%) SCOM
13 3 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.077%) Control-M
14 2 (0.077%) Rsyslog
14 2 (0.077%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 395 (15.24%) Oracle
2 373 (14.39%) Microsoft
3 206 (7.95%) Tableau
4 175 (6.75%) SAP
5 104 (4.01%) Informatica
6 92 (3.55%) Google
7 87 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
8 70 (2.70%) Cloudera
9 65 (2.51%) IBM
10 57 (2.20%) Talend
11 41 (1.58%) BEA
12 34 (1.31%) Teradata
13 30 (1.16%) ServiceNow
14 28 (1.08%) MuleSoft
15 27 (1.04%) webMethods
16 25 (0.96%) Hortonworks
17 24 (0.93%) Alteryx
17 24 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
17 24 (0.93%) Workday
18 22 (0.85%) Sybase