Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 104 88
Rank change year-on-year +25 -16 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Modelling 2,263 2,549 2,787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.80% 2.44% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 2.81% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,475 1,730 1,981
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% -
10th Percentile £356 £350 £325
90th Percentile £663 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 30
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +34.13% -23.64%
10th Percentile £20.50 £17.13 £17.38
90th Percentile £73.75 £77.50 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +32.20% -32.57%

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 69,162 90,849 88,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.70% 87.05% 86.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45,217 60,183 58,878
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,267 2,325 2,078
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -8.33% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.47 £50.19 £49.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.37 £20.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +9.12% -14.58% +6.67%

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019. 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 +29 2,108 £500 - 403
UK excluding London +29 1,167 £470 +4.44% 226
London +24 1,064 £525 - 193
South East +46 406 £500 +8.11% 63
North of England +39 250 £439 +0.29% 69
Midlands +14 158 £440 -1.46% 36
South West 0 140 £483 +1.58% 22
North West +23 123 £423 -7.90% 40
Yorkshire +30 108 £441 +0.86% 21
West Midlands +5 105 £425 -5.56% 25
Scotland -5 88 £457 +7.53% 12
East of England -4 86 £500 +4.71% 20
East Midlands +13 49 £475 +11.11% 11
Wales +38 32 £358 -26.67% 3
North East +34 20 £456 -3.95% 8
Northern Ireland +6 8 £233 -45.29% 1
Channel Islands -6 1 £625 -

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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.

1 974 (43.04%) SQL
2 743 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
3 640 (28.28%) Business Intelligence
4 576 (25.45%) ETL
5 546 (24.13%) Data Warehouse
6 531 (23.46%) Analytics
7 462 (20.42%) Finance
8 376 (16.62%) Microsoft
9 375 (16.57%) Azure
10 374 (16.53%) Python
11 340 (15.02%) SQL Server
12 324 (14.32%) Power BI
12 324 (14.32%) Power Platform
13 309 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
14 307 (13.57%) Oracle
15 299 (13.21%) Data Analysis
16 288 (12.73%) AWS
17 284 (12.55%) Java
18 271 (11.98%) Data Architecture
19 267 (11.80%) Migration
19 267 (11.80%) Big Data
20 250 (11.05%) Logical Data Model
21 245 (10.83%) DevOps
22 235 (10.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 224 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
24 221 (9.77%) Data Quality
25 216 (9.54%) Visualisation
26 207 (9.15%) Data Management
27 200 (8.84%) Scrum
28 196 (8.66%) Tableau

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
1 151 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 106 (4.68%) Confluence
3 71 (3.14%) WebLogic
4 52 (2.30%) SharePoint
5 49 (2.17%) Apache
6 46 (2.03%) SAS
7 37 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
8 26 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 23 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
10 11 (0.49%) CMS
10 11 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.44%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.40%) Jupyter
13 7 (0.31%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.31%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
14 6 (0.27%) WebLogic Integration
15 5 (0.22%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.18%) Apache Solr
17 3 (0.13%) Luigi
Applications
1 115 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 110 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.57%) SPSS
6 11 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.22%) CATIA
9 3 (0.13%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.088%) Stata
11 1 (0.044%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.044%) Sketch
11 1 (0.044%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.044%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 35 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 17 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
3 17 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
4 16 (0.71%) SAP ERP
5 15 (0.66%) Elite 3E
5 15 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
6 13 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (0.53%) Oracle TCA
8 11 (0.49%) SAP MDG
9 10 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
9 10 (0.44%) Teamcenter
10 9 (0.40%) SAP MDM
11 8 (0.35%) Endur
11 8 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 7 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 7 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
13 6 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
14 5 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 375 (16.57%) Azure
2 324 (14.32%) Power Platform
3 288 (12.73%) AWS
4 115 (5.08%) GCP
5 70 (3.09%) Azure Data Factory
6 68 (3.00%) Serverless
7 64 (2.83%) Amazon S3
8 62 (2.74%) PaaS
9 48 (2.12%) SaaS
10 43 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
11 37 (1.63%) Office 365
12 34 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
12 34 (1.50%) IaaS
13 32 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
14 27 (1.19%) GitHub
15 23 (1.02%) iPaaS
16 17 (0.75%) Azure Machine Learning
17 16 (0.71%) Boomi
18 14 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 14 (0.62%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.37%) Internet
2 12 (0.53%) Skype
3 8 (0.35%) Intranet
4 6 (0.27%) Firewall
4 6 (0.27%) HTTP
4 6 (0.27%) VPN
5 5 (0.22%) Network Security
5 5 (0.22%) PuTTY
6 4 (0.18%) SSL
6 4 (0.18%) Wireless
7 3 (0.13%) FTP
7 3 (0.13%) WAN
8 2 (0.088%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.088%) SAN
8 2 (0.088%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.044%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.044%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.044%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (0.044%) MQTT
9 1 (0.044%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 546 (24.13%) Data Warehouse
2 340 (15.02%) SQL Server
3 324 (14.32%) Power BI
4 267 (11.80%) Big Data
5 235 (10.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 189 (8.35%) Hadoop
7 186 (8.22%) Relational Database
8 155 (6.85%) Data Lake
9 154 (6.81%) NoSQL
10 143 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 123 (5.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 87 (3.84%) Amazon Redshift
13 84 (3.71%) Oracle Database
14 82 (3.62%) Apache Hive
15 79 (3.49%) MySQL
16 76 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
17 71 (3.14%) QlikView
18 66 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
19 64 (2.83%) RDBMS
20 61 (2.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 161 (7.11%) JIRA
2 87 (3.84%) Git (software)
3 65 (2.87%) ERwin
4 60 (2.65%) Jenkins
5 40 (1.77%) Bitbucket
6 32 (1.41%) PowerDesigner
7 30 (1.33%) Visual Studio
8 26 (1.15%) ER Studio
8 26 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
9 24 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
10 21 (0.93%) Eclipse
11 20 (0.88%) Maven
12 19 (0.84%) Jasmine
13 16 (0.71%) SonarQube
14 15 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 13 (0.57%) Subversion
17 10 (0.44%) CircleCI
17 10 (0.44%) Gradle
18 9 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
General
1 462 (20.42%) Finance
2 151 (6.67%) Public Sector
3 124 (5.48%) Banking
4 74 (3.27%) Retail
5 68 (3.00%) Marketing
6 65 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 36 (1.59%) Front Office
9 35 (1.55%) Legal
10 30 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 28 (1.24%) Investment Banking
11 28 (1.24%) Publishing
12 17 (0.75%) Billing
13 16 (0.71%) Advertising
14 12 (0.53%) Electronics
14 12 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.44%) Back Office
15 10 (0.44%) Local Government
16 9 (0.40%) Games
17 7 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 521 (23.02%) Developer
2 479 (21.17%) Analyst
3 464 (20.50%) Architect
4 296 (13.08%) Data Architect
5 245 (10.83%) Data Engineer
6 218 (9.63%) Data Analyst
7 214 (9.46%) Business Analyst
8 136 (6.01%) Consultant
9 109 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 97 (4.29%) Data Modeller
11 89 (3.93%) SQL Developer
12 70 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
13 57 (2.52%) Power BI Developer
14 55 (2.43%) Data Business Analyst
15 51 (2.25%) Python Engineer
16 47 (2.08%) Java Developer
17 43 (1.90%) ETL Developer
18 40 (1.77%) Data Scientist
18 40 (1.77%) Enterprise Architect
18 40 (1.77%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (6.54%) XML
2 142 (6.27%) Web Services
3 112 (4.95%) Kafka
4 77 (3.40%) REST
5 76 (3.36%) JSON
6 58 (2.56%) SOAP
7 54 (2.39%) J2EE
8 49 (2.17%) .NET
9 47 (2.08%) HTML
10 45 (1.99%) Spring
11 44 (1.94%) CSS
12 34 (1.50%) RESTful
13 31 (1.37%) MDX
14 29 (1.28%) Middleware
14 29 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
15 25 (1.10%) Node.js
15 25 (1.10%) PySpark
16 23 (1.02%) Visualforce
17 22 (0.97%) React
18 19 (0.84%) Apache Beam
Miscellaneous
1 309 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (4.77%) Data Structures
3 106 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 69 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
5 54 (2.39%) User Experience
6 49 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
7 43 (1.90%) Reference Data
8 37 (1.63%) Algorithms
9 32 (1.41%) Public Cloud
10 30 (1.33%) CMDB
11 26 (1.15%) Data Centre
11 26 (1.15%) Linked Data
12 23 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 19 (0.84%) Private Cloud
13 19 (0.84%) Replication
14 18 (0.80%) Taxonomies
15 17 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (0.71%) Reinsurance
17 15 (0.66%) Hedge funds
17 15 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 109 (4.82%) Linux
2 95 (4.20%) Windows
3 85 (3.76%) Unix
4 20 (0.88%) Windows 10
5 15 (0.66%) AIX
6 14 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.27%) Android
8 6 (0.27%) Solaris
9 5 (0.22%) zOS
10 4 (0.18%) VMS
11 3 (0.13%) HPUX
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.088%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.088%) CentOS
13 1 (0.044%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.044%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
2 640 (28.28%) Business Intelligence
3 576 (25.45%) ETL
4 531 (23.46%) Analytics
5 299 (13.21%) Data Analysis
6 271 (11.98%) Data Architecture
7 267 (11.80%) Migration
8 250 (11.05%) Logical Data Model
9 245 (10.83%) DevOps
10 224 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 216 (9.54%) Visualisation
12 207 (9.15%) Data Management
13 200 (8.84%) Scrum
14 195 (8.62%) Data Science
15 187 (8.26%) Data Integration
16 178 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
17 176 (7.78%) Data Migration
18 167 (7.38%) Data Governance
19 146 (6.45%) Business Analysis
20 140 (6.19%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 974 (43.04%) SQL
2 374 (16.53%) Python
3 284 (12.55%) Java
4 138 (6.10%) PL/SQL
5 136 (6.01%) Scala
6 121 (5.35%) JavaScript
7 104 (4.60%) T-SQL
8 77 (3.40%) C#
8 77 (3.40%) R
9 57 (2.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 46 (2.03%) PowerShell
11 36 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 32 (1.41%) Apex Code
13 31 (1.37%) C
14 30 (1.33%) SPARQL
15 29 (1.28%) Shell Script
16 28 (1.24%) SHACL
17 24 (1.06%) ABAP
18 22 (0.97%) Perl
19 20 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 186 (8.22%) Security Cleared
2 143 (6.32%) SC Cleared
3 113 (4.99%) Degree
4 27 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 25 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
7 12 (0.53%) PhD
8 10 (0.44%) DBS Check
8 10 (0.44%) ISEB
9 8 (0.35%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.35%) PMP
10 4 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.18%) IIBA
10 4 (0.18%) OCPJP
11 3 (0.13%) CBAP
11 3 (0.13%) CCIE
11 3 (0.13%) CCNP
11 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (9.77%) Data Quality
2 99 (4.37%) QA
3 30 (1.33%) GDPR
4 20 (0.88%) PMO
5 11 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (0.49%) IFRS
6 8 (0.35%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.13%) SLA
8 2 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.088%) NIST
9 1 (0.044%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.044%) COREP
9 1 (0.044%) Dublin Core
9 1 (0.044%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.044%) HL7
9 1 (0.044%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.044%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.044%) NCSC
9 1 (0.044%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (2.96%) Docker
2 45 (1.99%) HDFS
3 15 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 14 (0.62%) Apache Flume
5 13 (0.57%) Active Directory
6 10 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.27%) NFS
8 5 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.044%) NDS
Systems Management
1 70 (3.09%) Kubernetes
2 37 (1.63%) Terraform
3 20 (0.88%) Ansible
4 18 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
5 15 (0.66%) Tivoli
6 11 (0.49%) Kibana
6 11 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (0.49%) Puppet
6 11 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.35%) Oozie
9 6 (0.27%) Control-M
9 6 (0.27%) Data Guard
9 6 (0.27%) Grafana
10 4 (0.18%) HP ALM
10 4 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.13%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 2 (0.088%) Netcool
12 2 (0.088%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 2 (0.088%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 376 (16.62%) Microsoft
2 307 (13.57%) Oracle
3 196 (8.66%) Tableau
4 180 (7.95%) SAP
5 107 (4.73%) Informatica
6 90 (3.98%) Google
7 77 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
8 70 (3.09%) Talend
9 59 (2.61%) Databricks
10 58 (2.56%) IBM
11 48 (2.12%) webMethods
12 42 (1.86%) BEA
13 35 (1.55%) Cloudera
14 31 (1.37%) Sparx
15 29 (1.28%) Alteryx
16 27 (1.19%) Cognos
17 24 (1.06%) Splunk
18 23 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
18 23 (1.02%) Teradata
19 21 (0.93%) MuleSoft