Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 86 99
Rank change year-on-year +18 +13 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Modelling 1,549 2,630 2,550
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 3.22% 2.87% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 3.29% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,004 1,760 1,744
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £367 £363 £350
90th Percentile £675 £651 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £19.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +80.44% -49.45%
10th Percentile £22.93 £21.24 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.50 £91.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 £17.54
% change year-on-year +13.82% +75.31% -58.73%

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 41,109 80,039 87,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.35% 87.32% 86.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,896 52,725 57,819
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £298 £304 £297
90th Percentile £668 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,469 2,152 2,311
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +11.36% -12.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.70 £11.17
90th Percentile £54.00 £51.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate £22.91 £23.00 £20.11
% change year-on-year -0.39% +14.40% -20.56%

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 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 +18 1,430 £500 - 151
UK excluding London +32 849 £475 - 98
London +4 653 £525 - 62
South East +53 350 £491 +3.42% 26
Midlands +27 127 £443 -1.56% 13
North of England +23 127 £498 +6.99% 24
South West +46 88 £525 +10.53% 18
West Midlands +17 83 £450 +1.12% 6
East of England -7 69 £475 -5.00% 9
Work from Home +29 53 £500 - 31
North West -13 52 £475 -1.04% 16
Yorkshire +41 47 £534 +25.59% 4
East Midlands +44 43 £390 -13.33% 7
Scotland -23 41 £450 - 5
Wales +19 35 £463 -5.13% 4
North East +40 27 £490 +1.82% 4
Northern Ireland +10 13 £455 +40.00% 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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.

1 668 (43.12%) SQL
2 549 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
3 505 (32.60%) Business Intelligence
4 415 (26.79%) Analytics
5 386 (24.92%) ETL
6 321 (20.72%) Data Warehouse
7 298 (19.24%) Azure
8 284 (18.33%) Finance
9 281 (18.14%) Microsoft
10 269 (17.37%) Data Architecture
11 266 (17.17%) Python
12 257 (16.59%) Power Platform
13 255 (16.46%) Power BI
14 226 (14.59%) SQL Server
15 224 (14.46%) Big Data
16 223 (14.40%) DevOps
17 219 (14.14%) AWS
18 218 (14.07%) Oracle
19 214 (13.82%) Visualisation
20 213 (13.75%) Data Analysis
21 200 (12.91%) Security Cleared
22 196 (12.65%) Java
23 193 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
24 187 (12.07%) Data Management
25 176 (11.36%) SC Cleared
26 166 (10.72%) Migration
27 163 (10.52%) JIRA
28 160 (10.33%) Data Science
29 156 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
30 153 (9.88%) Logical Data Model

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
1 124 (8.01%) Apache Spark
2 109 (7.04%) Confluence
3 59 (3.81%) WebLogic
4 34 (2.19%) SAS
5 28 (1.81%) Apache
6 23 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 11 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.65%) CMS
9 9 (0.58%) Jupyter
9 9 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.52%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.45%) SAP Portal
12 6 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
13 5 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.32%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.26%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.19%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.19%) IBM Transformation Extender
15 3 (0.19%) Mule
Applications
1 105 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.26%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.19%) SPSS
9 2 (0.13%) InVision
9 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.13%) Sketch
10 1 (0.065%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (1.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 15 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
3 12 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.45%) Oracle Payroll
5 7 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.45%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.45%) SAP MDM
5 7 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.39%) Elite 3E
6 6 (0.39%) SAP PSCD
7 5 (0.32%) SAP MDG
8 4 (0.26%) Endur
8 4 (0.26%) Magento
8 4 (0.26%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 298 (19.24%) Azure
2 257 (16.59%) Power Platform
3 219 (14.14%) AWS
4 77 (4.97%) GCP
5 54 (3.49%) Azure Data Factory
6 47 (3.03%) PaaS
7 36 (2.32%) Amazon S3
7 36 (2.32%) IaaS
8 26 (1.68%) PowerApps
9 23 (1.48%) SaaS
10 21 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
11 17 (1.10%) Serverless
12 16 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
12 16 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
12 16 (1.03%) Office 365
13 15 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (0.71%) Amazon Glacier
14 11 (0.71%) Power Automate
14 11 (0.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 11 (0.71%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.97%) HTTP
2 7 (0.45%) 5G
3 6 (0.39%) FTP
4 5 (0.32%) Skype
5 4 (0.26%) DNS
5 4 (0.26%) Internet
6 3 (0.19%) Firewall
6 3 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.13%) 2G
7 2 (0.13%) 3G
7 2 (0.13%) 4G
7 2 (0.13%) Broadband
7 2 (0.13%) SAN
7 2 (0.13%) SMTP
7 2 (0.13%) SNMP
7 2 (0.13%) VLAN
8 1 (0.065%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.065%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.065%) LAN
8 1 (0.065%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (20.72%) Data Warehouse
2 255 (16.46%) Power BI
3 226 (14.59%) SQL Server
4 224 (14.46%) Big Data
5 156 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 137 (8.84%) Data Lake
7 135 (8.72%) Hadoop
7 135 (8.72%) Relational Database
8 106 (6.84%) NoSQL
9 81 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 67 (4.33%) Apache Hive
11 62 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
12 57 (3.68%) MySQL
13 55 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 53 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
14 53 (3.42%) QlikView
15 42 (2.71%) Amazon Redshift
15 42 (2.71%) Data Mining
16 41 (2.65%) RDBMS
17 39 (2.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 163 (10.52%) JIRA
2 96 (6.20%) Git (software)
3 53 (3.42%) Jenkins
4 41 (2.65%) Visual Studio
5 39 (2.52%) Maven
6 37 (2.39%) Bitbucket
7 32 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 31 (2.00%) ERwin
9 21 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
11 16 (1.03%) Gradle
12 15 (0.97%) Toad
12 15 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
13 14 (0.90%) IBM UrbanCode
14 12 (0.77%) Eclipse
14 12 (0.77%) ER Studio
15 10 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
16 9 (0.58%) Cucumber
17 8 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
General
1 284 (18.33%) Finance
2 135 (8.72%) Public Sector
3 61 (3.94%) Banking
4 44 (2.84%) Marketing
5 42 (2.71%) Legal
6 41 (2.65%) Retail
7 36 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 22 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.10%) Law
12 14 (0.90%) Back Office
13 13 (0.84%) Front Office
13 13 (0.84%) Publishing
14 11 (0.71%) Electronics
15 9 (0.58%) Billing
16 7 (0.45%) Automotive
17 4 (0.26%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.26%) General Ledger
18 3 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 396 (25.56%) Developer
2 347 (22.40%) Architect
3 280 (18.08%) Analyst
4 221 (14.27%) Data Architect
5 175 (11.30%) Data Engineer
6 138 (8.91%) Business Analyst
7 117 (7.55%) Data Analyst
8 95 (6.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 86 (5.55%) Data Modeller
10 74 (4.78%) Consultant
11 53 (3.42%) SQL Developer
12 51 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
13 45 (2.91%) Data Business Analyst
14 44 (2.84%) Power BI Developer
15 43 (2.78%) Data Scientist
16 39 (2.52%) Java Developer
17 32 (2.07%) DevOps Engineer
18 31 (2.00%) Technical Architect
19 30 (1.94%) ETL Developer
20 29 (1.87%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (7.23%) XML
2 71 (4.58%) Kafka
2 71 (4.58%) Web Services
3 63 (4.07%) J2EE
4 62 (4.00%) REST
5 54 (3.49%) JSON
6 43 (2.78%) Spring
7 40 (2.58%) .NET
8 37 (2.39%) CSS
8 37 (2.39%) HTML
9 32 (2.07%) SOAP
10 29 (1.87%) Middleware
11 25 (1.61%) Spring Boot
12 24 (1.55%) RESTful
13 22 (1.42%) Node.js
14 20 (1.29%) PySpark
15 19 (1.23%) XSD
16 18 (1.16%) XML Schema
17 16 (1.03%) Pandas
18 15 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 193 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (4.97%) Data Structures
3 73 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 54 (3.49%) Reference Data
5 38 (2.45%) User Experience
6 30 (1.94%) Algorithms
7 29 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
8 28 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
9 27 (1.74%) Public Cloud
10 24 (1.55%) Replication
11 23 (1.48%) Taxonomies
12 22 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (1.16%) NHS
14 17 (1.10%) Credit Risk
15 13 (0.84%) Data Centre
16 12 (0.77%) FMCG
17 11 (0.71%) Reinsurance
18 8 (0.52%) Fixed Income
18 8 (0.52%) W3C
19 7 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 69 (4.45%) Windows
2 60 (3.87%) Unix
3 53 (3.42%) Linux
4 19 (1.23%) VMS
5 9 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.45%) HPUX
7 7 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (0.32%) AIX
8 5 (0.32%) Solaris
9 3 (0.19%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.19%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.19%) zOS
10 2 (0.13%) Android
10 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.065%) CentOS
11 1 (0.065%) OS/390
11 1 (0.065%) VME
11 1 (0.065%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
2 505 (32.60%) Business Intelligence
3 415 (26.79%) Analytics
4 386 (24.92%) ETL
5 269 (17.37%) Data Architecture
6 223 (14.40%) DevOps
7 214 (13.82%) Visualisation
8 213 (13.75%) Data Analysis
9 187 (12.07%) Data Management
10 166 (10.72%) Migration
11 160 (10.33%) Data Science
12 153 (9.88%) Logical Data Model
13 150 (9.68%) Scrum
14 132 (8.52%) Data Governance
15 126 (8.13%) Data Visualisation
16 123 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 112 (7.23%) Project Delivery
18 111 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
19 105 (6.78%) SDLC
20 101 (6.52%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 668 (43.12%) SQL
2 266 (17.17%) Python
3 196 (12.65%) Java
4 117 (7.55%) Scala
5 86 (5.55%) PL/SQL
6 82 (5.29%) T-SQL
7 61 (3.94%) PowerShell
8 59 (3.81%) JavaScript
9 50 (3.23%) R
10 44 (2.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 43 (2.78%) C#
12 42 (2.71%) Shell Script
13 36 (2.32%) C
14 32 (2.07%) Perl
15 26 (1.68%) Bash Shell
16 24 (1.55%) VBA
17 23 (1.48%) ABAP
18 20 (1.29%) Go
19 16 (1.03%) Apex Code
19 16 (1.03%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 200 (12.91%) Security Cleared
2 176 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 87 (5.62%) Degree
4 25 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (0.90%) CISM
7 13 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.45%) OCP
9 7 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.39%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.39%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.26%) ISEB
11 4 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.19%) ACCA
12 3 (0.19%) CIMA
12 3 (0.19%) IIBA
12 3 (0.19%) PhD
13 2 (0.13%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (7.68%) Data Quality
2 55 (3.55%) GDPR
3 46 (2.97%) QA
4 32 (2.07%) IFRS
5 17 (1.10%) COBIT
6 16 (1.03%) Solvency II
7 8 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (0.45%) PMO
9 5 (0.32%) Basel III
9 5 (0.32%) HL7
9 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.26%) CDISC
11 3 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
11 3 (0.19%) NCSC
11 3 (0.19%) SLA
11 3 (0.19%) WCAG
12 2 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.065%) COREP
13 1 (0.065%) FINREP
System Software
1 44 (2.84%) Docker
2 42 (2.71%) HDFS
3 20 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (0.84%) Apache Flume
6 8 (0.52%) NFS
7 3 (0.19%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.065%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 39 (2.52%) Kubernetes
2 22 (1.42%) Hadoop YARN
3 18 (1.16%) Data Guard
4 12 (0.77%) Terraform
5 11 (0.71%) Ansible
6 9 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (0.58%) Puppet
7 7 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 7 (0.45%) Kibana
7 7 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.39%) logstash
8 6 (0.39%) SCCM
9 4 (0.26%) CFEngine
9 4 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (0.26%) Nagios
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle Statspack
10 3 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.19%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.13%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 281 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 218 (14.07%) Oracle
3 129 (8.33%) SAP
4 118 (7.62%) Tableau
5 98 (6.33%) Informatica
6 58 (3.74%) Talend
7 50 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
8 48 (3.10%) webMethods
9 46 (2.97%) IBM
10 44 (2.84%) BEA
11 41 (2.65%) Google
12 37 (2.39%) Cloudera
13 28 (1.81%) Alteryx
14 27 (1.74%) Databricks
15 26 (1.68%) Sparx
16 18 (1.16%) Adobe
17 17 (1.10%) Hortonworks
18 16 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
19 15 (0.97%) Cognos
19 15 (0.97%) Teradata