Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 85 90
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Modelling 2,525 2,677 2,761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.47% 2.80% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 3.27% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,667 1,840 1,845
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £350 £350 £320
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 8
UK median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £44.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -20.97% +10.71%
10th Percentile £16.70 £18.00 £32.25
90th Percentile £59.75 £60.00 £64.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +34.62% -35.00% -

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 88,210 81,843 92,507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.23% 85.54% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,214 53,662 61,020
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,373 2,071 2,299
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.49 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.23% +4.19% +8.47%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year -19.19% +3.13% +9.94%

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 16 August 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 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Modelling in the UK

Data Modelling
Top 16 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 16 August 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 -18 2,333 £500 +1.01% 345
UK excluding London -24 1,257 £450 +5.88% 221
London -10 1,233 £525 - 154
South East +9 423 £475 +5.56% 62
North of England -57 232 £425 -5.56% 55
Midlands -15 157 £425 +6.25% 33
Scotland +7 155 £425 - 23
South West -12 143 £500 +17.65% 21
East of England +20 141 £500 +13.96% 20
North West -39 119 £425 - 24
West Midlands +2 113 £430 +7.50% 24
Yorkshire -48 104 £425 -15.00% 29
East Midlands -28 42 £400 -13.51% 9
North East -22 10 £475 -19.22% 2
Wales -51 9 £425 +1.80% 5
Northern Ireland +2 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 973 (38.53%) SQL
2 789 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 625 (24.75%) Business Intelligence
4 615 (24.36%) Data Warehouse
4 615 (24.36%) Finance
5 513 (20.32%) Analytics
6 453 (17.94%) ETL
7 421 (16.67%) Big Data
8 418 (16.55%) SQL Server
9 411 (16.28%) Java
10 395 (15.64%) Oracle
11 339 (13.43%) Microsoft
12 335 (13.27%) Hadoop
13 334 (13.23%) Data Quality
14 331 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
15 311 (12.32%) Migration
16 294 (11.64%) Data Analysis
17 273 (10.81%) Python
18 257 (10.18%) Data Architecture
19 253 (10.02%) Scrum
20 243 (9.62%) Visualisation
21 242 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
21 242 (9.58%) Logical Data Model
22 234 (9.27%) Relational Database
23 227 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
24 226 (8.95%) Banking
25 223 (8.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 223 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
26 221 (8.75%) XML
27 216 (8.55%) Data Migration

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
1 202 (8.00%) Apache Spark
2 112 (4.44%) Confluence
3 73 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
3 73 (2.89%) SAS
4 72 (2.85%) SharePoint
5 50 (1.98%) Apache
6 49 (1.94%) WebLogic
7 30 (1.19%) Apache Pig
8 29 (1.15%) CMS
9 21 (0.83%) Apache Solr
9 21 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (0.55%) Mule
11 10 (0.40%) JBoss
11 10 (0.40%) WordPress
12 9 (0.36%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.32%) Documentum
14 7 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (0.28%) PowerExchange
14 7 (0.28%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.24%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 136 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 67 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.12%) SPSS
7 3 (0.12%) Stata
8 2 (0.079%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.040%) Blender
9 1 (0.040%) Revit
9 1 (0.040%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 30 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.99%) SAP FI
3 22 (0.87%) SAP HR
4 20 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
5 18 (0.71%) SAP CO
5 18 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
6 17 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
7 15 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
8 14 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
9 13 (0.51%) Markit EDM
10 12 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 11 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
11 11 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
12 10 (0.40%) SAP BPC
12 10 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 9 (0.36%) Workday HCM
14 8 (0.32%) Endur
14 8 (0.32%) SAP APO
14 8 (0.32%) SAP ERP
14 8 (0.32%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 242 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 196 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (3.01%) PaaS
4 50 (1.98%) SaaS
5 42 (1.66%) Azure Data Factory
6 41 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 31 (1.23%) GitHub
8 30 (1.19%) IaaS
9 27 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
9 27 (1.07%) Serverless
10 22 (0.87%) Amazon S3
11 20 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
12 18 (0.71%) Azure Functions
12 18 (0.71%) Data Lake Analytics
12 18 (0.71%) Office 365
13 17 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
14 13 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 10 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (0.40%) iPaaS
15 10 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.07%) SMS
2 11 (0.44%) Internet
3 10 (0.40%) Intranet
4 7 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.24%) Firewall
5 6 (0.24%) HTTP
5 6 (0.24%) Kerberos
6 5 (0.20%) DNS
6 5 (0.20%) Wireless
7 4 (0.16%) BIG-IP
7 4 (0.16%) SMTP
7 4 (0.16%) VoIP
8 3 (0.12%) FTP
8 3 (0.12%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.079%) DHCP
9 2 (0.079%) Junos
9 2 (0.079%) LAN
9 2 (0.079%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.079%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.079%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (24.36%) Data Warehouse
2 421 (16.67%) Big Data
3 418 (16.55%) SQL Server
4 335 (13.27%) Hadoop
5 234 (9.27%) Relational Database
6 223 (8.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 187 (7.41%) Apache Hive
8 183 (7.25%) Power BI
9 144 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 143 (5.66%) NoSQL
11 136 (5.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 132 (5.23%) BusinessObjects
13 131 (5.19%) Data Lake
14 121 (4.79%) OLAP
15 118 (4.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 118 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
16 116 (4.59%) Star Schema
17 85 (3.37%) MySQL
18 82 (3.25%) QlikView
19 78 (3.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 181 (7.17%) JIRA
2 145 (5.74%) Git (software)
3 131 (5.19%) Jenkins
4 95 (3.76%) ERwin
5 48 (1.90%) Visual Studio
6 44 (1.74%) Eclipse
7 43 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 37 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
9 35 (1.39%) JUnit
10 34 (1.35%) Maven
11 30 (1.19%) TeamCity
12 23 (0.91%) CA Gen
12 23 (0.91%) Subversion
13 21 (0.83%) Gradle
13 21 (0.83%) JProfiler
13 21 (0.83%) Toad
14 19 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (0.63%) Bitbucket
15 16 (0.63%) PowerDesigner
15 16 (0.63%) webpack
General
1 615 (24.36%) Finance
2 226 (8.95%) Banking
3 78 (3.09%) Retail
4 68 (2.69%) Marketing
5 67 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 50 (1.98%) Front Office
7 42 (1.66%) Publishing
8 41 (1.62%) Legal
9 39 (1.54%) Telecoms
10 37 (1.47%) Back Office
11 28 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 20 (0.79%) Retail Banking
14 17 (0.67%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.59%) General Ledger
16 13 (0.51%) Law
17 10 (0.40%) Advertising
18 9 (0.36%) Electronics
19 7 (0.28%) Billing
19 7 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 673 (26.65%) Developer
2 604 (23.92%) Analyst
3 592 (23.45%) Architect
4 304 (12.04%) Data Architect
5 301 (11.92%) Business Analyst
6 216 (8.55%) Data Analyst
7 155 (6.14%) Data Engineer
8 141 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
9 139 (5.50%) Data Modeller
10 128 (5.07%) Consultant
11 102 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 82 (3.25%) Java Developer
13 78 (3.09%) Hadoop Engineer
14 77 (3.05%) SQL Developer
15 74 (2.93%) Senior Developer
16 69 (2.73%) Technical Architect
17 62 (2.46%) Lead Architect
18 57 (2.26%) Big Data Engineer
18 57 (2.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 57 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (8.75%) XML
2 155 (6.14%) Kafka
3 152 (6.02%) Web Services
4 139 (5.50%) .NET
5 132 (5.23%) JSON
6 112 (4.44%) REST
7 100 (3.96%) Spring
8 99 (3.92%) J2EE
9 87 (3.45%) AngularJS
10 82 (3.25%) HTML
11 80 (3.17%) CSS
12 66 (2.61%) Hibernate
13 65 (2.57%) SOAP
14 62 (2.46%) Node.js
15 54 (2.14%) React
16 47 (1.86%) JPA
16 47 (1.86%) jQuery
16 47 (1.86%) Middleware
16 47 (1.86%) XSD
17 45 (1.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 331 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (4.04%) Data Structures
3 100 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 75 (2.97%) Reference Data
5 70 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
5 70 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
6 61 (2.42%) User Experience
7 45 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 38 (1.50%) Taxonomies
9 34 (1.35%) Fixed Income
10 32 (1.27%) Replication
11 31 (1.23%) Fintech
12 29 (1.15%) Algorithms
12 29 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 26 (1.03%) NHS
14 22 (0.87%) CMDB
15 21 (0.83%) Credit Risk
15 21 (0.83%) Derivative
16 20 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 148 (5.86%) Linux
2 144 (5.70%) Unix
3 78 (3.09%) Windows
4 33 (1.31%) Apple iOS
5 12 (0.48%) Android
6 11 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.40%) Solaris
8 9 (0.36%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.20%) AIX
9 5 (0.20%) CentOS
10 4 (0.16%) VME
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.079%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.079%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.079%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.040%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.040%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.040%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.040%) SUSE
13 1 (0.040%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 625 (24.75%) Business Intelligence
3 513 (20.32%) Analytics
4 453 (17.94%) ETL
5 311 (12.32%) Migration
6 294 (11.64%) Data Analysis
7 257 (10.18%) Data Architecture
8 253 (10.02%) Scrum
9 243 (9.62%) Visualisation
10 242 (9.58%) Logical Data Model
11 227 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 223 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
13 216 (8.55%) Data Migration
14 203 (8.04%) Data Management
15 196 (7.76%) Data Integration
16 192 (7.60%) SDLC
17 186 (7.37%) Business Analysis
18 168 (6.65%) Data Science
19 165 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
20 161 (6.38%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 973 (38.53%) SQL
2 411 (16.28%) Java
3 273 (10.81%) Python
4 204 (8.08%) JavaScript
5 148 (5.86%) T-SQL
6 126 (4.99%) PL/SQL
7 104 (4.12%) C#
8 92 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 84 (3.33%) Scala
10 79 (3.13%) R
11 63 (2.50%) Perl
12 53 (2.10%) Java 8
13 46 (1.82%) VBA
14 36 (1.43%) C
15 33 (1.31%) PowerShell
16 30 (1.19%) Go
17 29 (1.15%) Bash Shell
18 23 (0.91%) C++
19 20 (0.79%) Ruby
20 18 (0.71%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 165 (6.53%) Security Cleared
2 122 (4.83%) Degree
3 115 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 19 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (0.59%) ISEB
8 10 (0.40%) DBS Check
9 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.16%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.12%) CBAP
13 3 (0.12%) CCA
13 3 (0.12%) IIBA
13 3 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.12%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.079%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 334 (13.23%) Data Quality
2 62 (2.46%) GDPR
3 51 (2.02%) QA
4 29 (1.15%) SLA
5 16 (0.63%) PMO
6 9 (0.36%) IFRS
6 9 (0.36%) MiFID
7 8 (0.32%) ISO 20022
8 7 (0.28%) HL7
9 6 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (0.24%) IFRS 9
10 5 (0.20%) EMIR
10 5 (0.20%) GCP
10 5 (0.20%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.16%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.079%) PSD2
13 2 (0.079%) WCAG
System Software
1 69 (2.73%) Docker
2 42 (1.66%) HDFS
3 30 (1.19%) Apache Flume
4 20 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.079%) KVM
10 2 (0.079%) LXC
10 2 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.040%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.040%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 96 (3.80%) Oozie
2 88 (3.49%) Ansible
3 69 (2.73%) Puppet
4 57 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (1.27%) Kubernetes
6 28 (1.11%) Salt
7 13 (0.51%) Kibana
8 12 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
9 11 (0.44%) HP ALM
9 11 (0.44%) Terraform
10 10 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
11 9 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (0.32%) Grafana
13 6 (0.24%) Ambari
13 6 (0.24%) Mesos
14 5 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.20%) SCOM
14 5 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 4 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 4 (0.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 395 (15.64%) Oracle
2 339 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 210 (8.32%) SAP
4 155 (6.14%) Tableau
5 138 (5.47%) Informatica
6 102 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
7 75 (2.97%) Cloudera
8 67 (2.65%) IBM
9 66 (2.61%) Talend
10 58 (2.30%) Teradata
11 56 (2.22%) Google
12 42 (1.66%) ServiceNow
13 39 (1.54%) Sybase
14 36 (1.43%) BEA
15 29 (1.15%) webMethods
16 28 (1.11%) Hortonworks
17 27 (1.07%) Splunk
18 26 (1.03%) Pega
19 25 (0.99%) Perforce
20 24 (0.95%) Cognos