Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 56 68 88
Rank change year-on-year +12 +20 +10
Contract jobs citing Data Modelling 2,086 1,793 2,617
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 3.86% 3.19% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 3.74% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,354 1,177 1,760
10th Percentile £361 £363 £363
25th Percentile £413 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
75th Percentile £600 £588 £588
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £453
% change year-on-year - +4.91% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 6
10th Percentile £17.63 £20.36 £17.93
25th Percentile £22.60 £23.35 £19.72
Median hourly rate £34.94 £40.70 £24.50
Median % change year-on-year -14.15% +66.12% +39.68%
75th Percentile £44.69 £50.00 £36.81
90th Percentile £56.93 £60.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.89 £48.20 £22.69
% change year-on-year -52.51% +112.48% +29.37%

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 47,027 47,897 83,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.91% 85.25% 87.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,247 31,784 56,142
10th Percentile £306 £283 £300
25th Percentile £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £580 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £446 £435
% change year-on-year -1.91% +2.53% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,429 1,518 1,998
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.37 £11.50
25th Percentile £16.00 £15.93 £14.29
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.57 £22.65
Median % change year-on-year +22.86% -4.77% +7.86%
75th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £43.84
90th Percentile £58.75 £55.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.21 £20.11 £22.40
% change year-on-year +15.42% -10.22% +12.00%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +11 1,677 £517 +3.46% 297
London +12 982 £538 +2.38% 148
UK excluding London +6 679 £475 - 163
Work from Home +14 643 £525 -1.87% 69
South East -12 196 £516 +8.63% 43
North of England +42 155 £500 +5.26% 45
Midlands +10 127 £425 - 27
West Midlands +30 109 £428 +0.23% 22
North West +38 87 £500 +13.64% 21
Scotland +37 83 £463 -2.63% 13
East of England +7 50 £450 -4.76% 17
South West +1 50 £510 -2.86% 16
Yorkshire +19 48 £500 -5.66% 16
North East +22 20 £450 -8.16% 8
East Midlands -12 18 £400 - 5
Wales -2 16 £513 +13.89% 2
Northern Ireland -2 3 £400 -12.09%

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 887 (42.52%) SQL
2 705 (33.80%) Business Intelligence
3 615 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
4 570 (27.33%) Analytics
5 524 (25.12%) Azure
6 515 (24.69%) Data Warehouse
7 488 (23.39%) ETL
8 439 (21.05%) Finance
9 356 (17.07%) Python
9 356 (17.07%) Data Architecture
10 355 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
11 344 (16.49%) Power Platform
12 328 (15.72%) AWS
13 327 (15.68%) Power BI
14 315 (15.10%) Data Analysis
15 306 (14.67%) Migration
16 286 (13.71%) Data Management
17 278 (13.33%) Oracle
18 271 (12.99%) DevOps
19 261 (12.51%) Data Quality
20 250 (11.98%) Java
21 249 (11.94%) Security Cleared
21 249 (11.94%) Public Sector
22 246 (11.79%) Data Governance
23 245 (11.74%) SQL Server
24 241 (11.55%) Microsoft
25 226 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
26 225 (10.79%) SAP
26 225 (10.79%) SC Cleared
27 223 (10.69%) 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
1 126 (6.04%) Apache Spark
2 92 (4.41%) Confluence
3 69 (3.31%) WebLogic
4 48 (2.30%) Apache
4 48 (2.30%) SAS
5 34 (1.63%) SharePoint
6 32 (1.53%) Apache Airflow
7 21 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (0.77%) CMS
9 12 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (0.58%) SAP Portal
10 9 (0.43%) Mule
11 8 (0.38%) JBoss
11 8 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.34%) Apache Pulsar
12 7 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Fuse
13 6 (0.29%) WordPress
14 5 (0.24%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 86 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.53%) PTC Creo
6 11 (0.53%) Windchill
7 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.14%) Stata
9 2 (0.096%) SPSS
10 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.048%) Figma
10 1 (0.048%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.048%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 68 (3.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 26 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.58%) SAP PSCD
3 12 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
3 12 (0.58%) Teamcenter
4 9 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
6 6 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.24%) Loan IQ
7 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.19%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.19%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.14%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.14%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 524 (25.12%) Azure
2 344 (16.49%) Power Platform
3 328 (15.72%) AWS
4 144 (6.90%) Azure Data Factory
5 111 (5.32%) GCP
6 99 (4.75%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 83 (3.98%) Serverless
8 48 (2.30%) PaaS
9 42 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
10 40 (1.92%) Amazon S3
10 40 (1.92%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 39 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
12 37 (1.77%) PowerApps
13 36 (1.73%) SaaS
14 31 (1.49%) Azure Functions
15 27 (1.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 25 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
16 25 (1.20%) Azure Logic Apps
17 20 (0.96%) GitHub
17 20 (0.96%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.86%) HTTP
2 11 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (0.48%) DECT
4 8 (0.38%) IPv4
4 8 (0.38%) IPv6
4 8 (0.38%) Multicast
4 8 (0.38%) PPP
4 8 (0.38%) UPnP
5 7 (0.34%) Kerberos
6 6 (0.29%) Broadband
6 6 (0.29%) DNS
6 6 (0.29%) Network Security
6 6 (0.29%) SMS
7 5 (0.24%) DMARC
7 5 (0.24%) Internet
7 5 (0.24%) SMTP
8 3 (0.14%) 5G
8 3 (0.14%) Firewall
8 3 (0.14%) FTP
8 3 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (24.69%) Data Warehouse
2 327 (15.68%) Power BI
3 245 (11.74%) SQL Server
4 221 (10.59%) Big Data
5 209 (10.02%) Data Lake
6 160 (7.67%) Relational Database
7 149 (7.14%) Tableau
8 131 (6.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 110 (5.27%) Hadoop
10 89 (4.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 85 (4.07%) NoSQL
12 74 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 72 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
13 72 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
14 69 (3.31%) Data Mining
15 66 (3.16%) Snowflake Schema
16 62 (2.97%) RDBMS
16 62 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 60 (2.88%) Apache Hive
18 53 (2.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 146 (7.00%) JIRA
2 89 (4.27%) Git (software)
3 60 (2.88%) ERwin
4 56 (2.68%) Jenkins
5 46 (2.21%) CA Gen
5 46 (2.21%) PowerDesigner
6 29 (1.39%) ER Studio
7 26 (1.25%) Bitbucket
8 23 (1.10%) kappa
9 20 (0.96%) GitLab
10 18 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 17 (0.81%) Visual Studio
12 15 (0.72%) Cucumber
13 11 (0.53%) SonarQube
14 10 (0.48%) GDB
14 10 (0.48%) JUnit
14 10 (0.48%) Postman
15 9 (0.43%) Ant
15 9 (0.43%) Toad
16 8 (0.38%) Maven
General
1 439 (21.05%) Finance
2 249 (11.94%) Public Sector
3 136 (6.52%) Banking
4 118 (5.66%) Marketing
5 89 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 85 (4.07%) Manufacturing
7 64 (3.07%) Electronics
8 62 (2.97%) Retail
9 24 (1.15%) Legal
10 23 (1.10%) Investment Banking
11 21 (1.01%) Billing
11 21 (1.01%) Publishing
12 18 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.67%) Law
14 13 (0.62%) Front Office
15 10 (0.48%) Back Office
16 9 (0.43%) Advertising
17 7 (0.34%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.29%) Games
19 5 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 592 (28.38%) Architect
2 412 (19.75%) Data Architect
3 395 (18.94%) Developer
4 330 (15.82%) Analyst
5 262 (12.56%) Data Engineer
6 170 (8.15%) Data Analyst
7 152 (7.29%) Data Modeller
8 127 (6.09%) Consultant
9 117 (5.61%) Business Analyst
10 113 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
11 86 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 82 (3.93%) Azure Architect
13 62 (2.97%) Power BI Developer
14 55 (2.64%) Software Engineer
15 49 (2.35%) Azure Engineer
16 47 (2.25%) Python Engineer
17 45 (2.16%) Enterprise Architect
18 40 (1.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 40 (1.92%) Data Scientist
18 40 (1.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (4.46%) REST
2 88 (4.22%) Web Services
3 83 (3.98%) XML
4 81 (3.88%) JSON
5 75 (3.60%) J2EE
6 74 (3.55%) Kafka
7 58 (2.78%) PySpark
8 54 (2.59%) SOAP
9 42 (2.01%) .NET
10 38 (1.82%) HTML
11 36 (1.73%) RESTful
12 33 (1.58%) React
13 31 (1.49%) Spring
14 27 (1.29%) Node.js
15 24 (1.15%) Visualforce
16 20 (0.96%) AngularJS
16 20 (0.96%) Middleware
16 20 (0.96%) Spring Boot
17 19 (0.91%) Celery
18 18 (0.86%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 355 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (3.74%) Data Structures
3 71 (3.40%) Reference Data
4 67 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 55 (2.64%) Virtual Team
6 49 (2.35%) User Experience
7 46 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
8 37 (1.77%) Algorithms
8 37 (1.77%) CMDB
9 35 (1.68%) Data Centre
10 31 (1.49%) Public Cloud
11 24 (1.15%) Taxonomies
12 23 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
13 22 (1.05%) Cloud Native
13 22 (1.05%) NHS
14 20 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (0.81%) W3C
16 16 (0.77%) Credit Risk
16 16 (0.77%) Reinsurance
17 15 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 103 (4.94%) Unix
2 45 (2.16%) Windows
3 37 (1.77%) Linux
4 10 (0.48%) Android
4 10 (0.48%) OpenWrt
5 6 (0.29%) AIX
5 6 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.14%) VME
8 2 (0.096%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.096%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.048%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (33.80%) Business Intelligence
2 615 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
3 570 (27.33%) Analytics
4 488 (23.39%) ETL
5 356 (17.07%) Data Architecture
6 315 (15.10%) Data Analysis
7 306 (14.67%) Migration
8 286 (13.71%) Data Management
9 271 (12.99%) DevOps
10 246 (11.79%) Data Governance
11 226 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
12 223 (10.69%) Logical Data Model
13 220 (10.55%) Scrum
14 199 (9.54%) Visualisation
15 195 (9.35%) Data Integration
16 170 (8.15%) Data Migration
17 160 (7.67%) Data Engineering
18 159 (7.62%) Physical Data Model
19 151 (7.24%) Requirements Gathering
20 147 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 887 (42.52%) SQL
2 356 (17.07%) Python
3 250 (11.98%) Java
4 121 (5.80%) PL/SQL
5 104 (4.99%) Scala
6 100 (4.79%) T-SQL
7 80 (3.84%) R
8 74 (3.55%) JavaScript
9 73 (3.50%) C
10 68 (3.26%) Shell Script
11 41 (1.97%) Perl
12 40 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 39 (1.87%) COBOL
14 37 (1.77%) C#
15 33 (1.58%) PowerShell
16 30 (1.44%) Bash Shell
17 29 (1.39%) Apex Code
18 22 (1.05%) VBA
19 21 (1.01%) SPARQL
20 20 (0.96%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 249 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 225 (10.79%) SC Cleared
3 94 (4.51%) Degree
4 18 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (0.77%) TOGAF Certification
7 10 (0.48%) ISEB
7 10 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.43%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.34%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.34%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.29%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.24%) HND
11 5 (0.24%) PhD
12 4 (0.19%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.14%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.096%) CISSP
14 2 (0.096%) CompTIA Security+
14 2 (0.096%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (12.51%) Data Quality
2 89 (4.27%) QA
3 48 (2.30%) GDPR
4 17 (0.81%) Dublin Core
5 14 (0.67%) SLA
6 12 (0.58%) IFRS
7 10 (0.48%) JTAG
8 5 (0.24%) CDISC
8 5 (0.24%) PMO
9 4 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.19%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.096%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.096%) OASIS TOSCA
11 2 (0.096%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.048%) EMIR
12 1 (0.048%) FATCA
12 1 (0.048%) HL7
12 1 (0.048%) P3O
12 1 (0.048%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (1.77%) HDFS
2 28 (1.34%) Docker
3 16 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.53%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.19%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.048%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (1.77%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.15%) Terraform
3 23 (1.10%) Puppet
4 9 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (0.38%) Oozie
6 7 (0.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 6 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.19%) Ansible
8 4 (0.19%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.19%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.14%) Foglight
10 2 (0.096%) Core Impact
10 2 (0.096%) Grafana
10 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.048%) Amdocs OSS
11 1 (0.048%) Oracle EDQ
11 1 (0.048%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.048%) Rancher
Vendors
1 278 (13.33%) Oracle
2 241 (11.55%) Microsoft
3 225 (10.79%) SAP
4 146 (7.00%) Databricks
5 111 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
6 82 (3.93%) Sparx
7 78 (3.74%) webMethods
8 67 (3.21%) Informatica
9 63 (3.02%) BEA
10 56 (2.68%) Remedy
11 54 (2.59%) Google
12 51 (2.44%) MuleSoft
13 49 (2.35%) Cloudera
14 48 (2.30%) Splunk
15 46 (2.21%) Pega
16 44 (2.11%) IBM
17 43 (2.06%) Talend
18 42 (2.01%) BiZZdesign
19 36 (1.73%) ServiceNow
20 22 (1.05%) Adobe