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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 67 61 74
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Modelling 3,021 2,487 1,279
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 3.40% 3.78% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 4.25% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,043 1,598 848
10th Percentile £413 £363 £375
25th Percentile £495 £416 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -
75th Percentile £700 £608 £600
90th Percentile £788 £713 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +10.26% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 18
10th Percentile £21.84 £9.43 £19.74
25th Percentile £47.50 £22.00 £23.35
Median hourly rate £60.00 £26.50 £41.95
Median % change year-on-year +126.42% -36.83% +9.67%
75th Percentile £65.76 £37.81 £55.63
90th Percentile £74.08 £50.00 £60.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.71 £23.45 £46.40
% change year-on-year -28.75% -49.47% +4.27%

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 79,692 58,518 35,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.58% 88.95% 86.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,089 40,159 23,915
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
25th Percentile £444 £404 £392
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £595 £575
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,732 1,625 1,007
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
25th Percentile £17.00 £15.17 £16.13
Median hourly rate £29.47 £24.80 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.83% +7.83% +0.72%
75th Percentile £53.88 £47.50 £45.96
90th Percentile £67.23 £60.00 £56.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.36 £21.74 £20.85
% change year-on-year +12.05% +4.29% -9.06%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -4 2,497 £575 +9.52% 294
Work from Home -7 1,620 £575 +15.00% 96
London -2 1,473 £600 +9.09% 167
UK excluding London -12 914 £538 +10.26% 134
Midlands +9 248 £540 +20.00% 32
South East -23 246 £560 +7.28% 32
West Midlands +9 233 £540 +20.00% 25
North of England -30 190 £538 +7.50% 31
North West -14 111 £550 +10.00% 18
South West +10 88 £538 +7.50% 14
Scotland -5 79 £525 +23.53% 10
Yorkshire -32 62 £525 +5.00% 12
East of England -4 60 £478 +15.76% 13
Wales -4 20 £578 +16.67%
North East -5 17 £530 +14.59% 1
East Midlands -25 12 £525 +27.27% 7
Northern Ireland +2 4 £688 +72.06% 2

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 1,187 (39.29%) SQL
2 942 (31.18%) Agile
3 821 (27.18%) Social Skills
4 803 (26.58%) Business Intelligence
5 738 (24.43%) Finance
6 723 (23.93%) Data Warehouse
7 721 (23.87%) Analytics
8 715 (23.67%) Azure
9 665 (22.01%) ETL
10 607 (20.09%) Python
11 538 (17.81%) AWS
12 535 (17.71%) Data Architecture
13 504 (16.68%) Data Analysis
14 503 (16.65%) Analytical Skills
15 483 (15.99%) Power Platform
16 468 (15.49%) DevOps
17 462 (15.29%) Power BI
18 428 (14.17%) Oracle
19 420 (13.90%) Microsoft
20 366 (12.12%) Java
21 359 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
22 352 (11.65%) SQL Server
23 345 (11.42%) Migration
24 341 (11.29%) Data Management
25 340 (11.25%) Big Data
26 338 (11.19%) Visualisation
27 318 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
28 317 (10.49%) Scrum
29 314 (10.39%) Data Quality
30 295 (9.76%) Data Governance

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
1 208 (6.89%) Apache Spark
2 157 (5.20%) Confluence
3 63 (2.09%) Apache
3 63 (2.09%) WebLogic
4 47 (1.56%) SAS
5 30 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
6 14 (0.46%) SharePoint
7 11 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
8 10 (0.33%) Ethereum
8 10 (0.33%) nginx
9 9 (0.30%) CMS
9 9 (0.30%) Jupyter
9 9 (0.30%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.26%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.26%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.23%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.20%) Apache Pulsar
12 6 (0.20%) IIS
13 5 (0.17%) FileNet
Applications
1 155 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 44 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.33%) Oracle Smart View
7 8 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (0.20%) SPSS
9 2 (0.066%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.066%) Stata
10 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.033%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.033%) InVision
10 1 (0.033%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 61 (2.02%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 29 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
3 21 (0.70%) HiPortfolio
4 17 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.53%) assyst
5 16 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
7 12 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.36%) NetSuite
9 10 (0.33%) Misys Midas
10 9 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (0.30%) Oracle Utilities
10 9 (0.30%) SAP BPC
11 8 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 7 (0.23%) Markit EDM
12 7 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
12 7 (0.23%) SAP CO
12 7 (0.23%) SAP FI
12 7 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
13 6 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 715 (23.67%) Azure
2 538 (17.81%) AWS
3 483 (15.99%) Power Platform
4 232 (7.68%) GCP
5 174 (5.76%) Azure Data Factory
6 130 (4.30%) Azure DevOps
7 119 (3.94%) Snowflake
8 113 (3.74%) Serverless
9 86 (2.85%) AWS Lambda
10 85 (2.81%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 77 (2.55%) SaaS
12 68 (2.25%) Amazon S3
12 68 (2.25%) GitHub
13 54 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
14 50 (1.66%) PaaS
15 39 (1.29%) Collibra
16 38 (1.26%) Azure Logic Apps
17 32 (1.06%) Power Automate
18 31 (1.03%) Amazon SageMaker
18 31 (1.03%) dbt
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.53%) Internet
2 14 (0.46%) HTTP
3 11 (0.36%) Firewall
4 10 (0.33%) DNS
5 9 (0.30%) FTP
6 8 (0.26%) DMZ
7 6 (0.20%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (0.20%) WAN
8 5 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
8 5 (0.17%) LAN
9 3 (0.099%) SMTP
9 3 (0.099%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.099%) Wireless
10 2 (0.066%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.066%) Skype
10 2 (0.066%) SNMP
10 2 (0.066%) WebEx
10 2 (0.066%) WinSCP
11 1 (0.033%) DKIM
11 1 (0.033%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 723 (23.93%) Data Warehouse
2 462 (15.29%) Power BI
3 352 (11.65%) SQL Server
4 340 (11.25%) Big Data
5 281 (9.30%) Data Lake
6 273 (9.04%) Metadata
7 171 (5.66%) Relational Database
8 164 (5.43%) NoSQL
9 156 (5.16%) Tableau
10 133 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 118 (3.91%) Hadoop
12 117 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
13 108 (3.57%) Pentaho
14 105 (3.48%) MongoDB
15 97 (3.21%) Oracle Database
16 86 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
17 80 (2.65%) Amazon Redshift
18 78 (2.58%) BigQuery
19 75 (2.48%) RDBMS
20 72 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 273 (9.04%) JIRA
2 157 (5.20%) ERwin
2 157 (5.20%) Git (software)
3 86 (2.85%) Jenkins
4 78 (2.58%) GitLab
5 61 (2.02%) PowerDesigner
6 58 (1.92%) Bitbucket
7 49 (1.62%) kappa
8 46 (1.52%) ER Studio
9 34 (1.13%) CA Gen
10 26 (0.86%) TeamCity
11 23 (0.76%) Maven
12 21 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
13 20 (0.66%) webpack
14 17 (0.56%) CircleCI
14 17 (0.56%) Visual Studio
15 15 (0.50%) Babel
16 14 (0.46%) Zephyr
17 11 (0.36%) Cucumber
18 10 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 821 (27.18%) Social Skills
2 738 (24.43%) Finance
3 503 (16.65%) Analytical Skills
4 286 (9.47%) Banking
5 265 (8.77%) Public Sector
6 101 (3.34%) Presentation Skills
7 91 (3.01%) Marketing
8 86 (2.85%) Retail
9 83 (2.75%) Telecoms
10 67 (2.22%) Legal
11 65 (2.15%) Investment Banking
12 63 (2.09%) Front Office
13 55 (1.82%) Manufacturing
14 41 (1.36%) Documentation Skills
14 41 (1.36%) Publishing
15 37 (1.22%) Influencing Skills
16 34 (1.13%) Law
17 31 (1.03%) Electronics
18 30 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
19 27 (0.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 743 (24.59%) Architect
2 586 (19.40%) Analyst
3 547 (18.11%) Data Architect
4 494 (16.35%) Developer
5 408 (13.51%) Data Engineer
6 315 (10.43%) Business Analyst
7 276 (9.14%) Data Analyst
8 225 (7.45%) Data Modeller
9 167 (5.53%) Solutions Architect
10 112 (3.71%) Consultant
11 108 (3.57%) Data Business Analyst
12 106 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 75 (2.48%) Senior Data Engineer
14 60 (1.99%) Power BI Developer
15 59 (1.95%) Designer
15 59 (1.95%) SQL Developer
16 55 (1.82%) Senior Analyst
17 54 (1.79%) Technical Analyst
18 50 (1.66%) Azure Architect
19 49 (1.62%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (7.65%) Kafka
2 143 (4.73%) JSON
3 122 (4.04%) XML
4 83 (2.75%) .NET
5 78 (2.58%) REST
6 75 (2.48%) Web Services
7 73 (2.42%) HTML
8 66 (2.18%) J2EE
8 66 (2.18%) React
9 65 (2.15%) CSS
10 64 (2.12%) PySpark
11 62 (2.05%) RESTful
12 57 (1.89%) Spring
13 47 (1.56%) SOAP
14 46 (1.52%) Spring Boot
15 41 (1.36%) Pandas
16 36 (1.19%) Node.js
17 32 (1.06%) GraphQL
18 27 (0.89%) AngularJS
19 26 (0.86%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 152 (5.03%) Data Structures
2 111 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 104 (3.44%) Reference Data
4 96 (3.18%) Legacy Systems
5 77 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
5 77 (2.55%) User Experience
6 60 (1.99%) Algorithms
7 58 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
8 49 (1.62%) Virtual Team
9 46 (1.52%) Public Cloud
10 38 (1.26%) Cloud Native
10 38 (1.26%) Taxonomies
11 30 (0.99%) CMDB
12 26 (0.86%) Fixed Income
13 25 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
14 24 (0.79%) Equities
15 23 (0.76%) Credit Risk
15 23 (0.76%) NHS
16 22 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
16 22 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 172 (5.69%) Unix
2 104 (3.44%) Linux
3 40 (1.32%) Windows
4 9 (0.30%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.26%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.20%) Android
6 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.17%) VMS
8 3 (0.099%) Solaris
9 2 (0.066%) HPUX
9 2 (0.066%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.033%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 942 (31.18%) Agile
2 803 (26.58%) Business Intelligence
3 721 (23.87%) Analytics
4 665 (22.01%) ETL
5 535 (17.71%) Data Architecture
6 504 (16.68%) Data Analysis
7 468 (15.49%) DevOps
8 359 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
9 345 (11.42%) Migration
10 341 (11.29%) Data Management
11 338 (11.19%) Visualisation
12 318 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 317 (10.49%) Scrum
14 295 (9.76%) Data Governance
15 293 (9.70%) Data Engineering
16 285 (9.43%) Data Integration
17 270 (8.94%) Logical Data Model
18 263 (8.71%) CI/CD
19 252 (8.34%) Data Pipeline
20 224 (7.41%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 1,187 (39.29%) SQL
2 607 (20.09%) Python
3 366 (12.12%) Java
4 163 (5.40%) Scala
5 159 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 119 (3.94%) JavaScript
7 103 (3.41%) Shell Script
8 102 (3.38%) C#
9 92 (3.05%) T-SQL
10 87 (2.88%) R
11 45 (1.49%) C
12 42 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 39 (1.29%) Perl
13 39 (1.29%) TypeScript
14 35 (1.16%) COBOL
15 32 (1.06%) VBA
16 27 (0.89%) C++
17 24 (0.79%) PowerShell
18 21 (0.70%) ABAP
19 18 (0.60%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 251 (8.31%) Security Cleared
2 221 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 144 (4.77%) Degree
4 32 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
6 22 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 21 (0.70%) Master's Degree
8 19 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 19 (0.63%) ISTQB
9 16 (0.53%) PhD
10 12 (0.40%) ISEB
10 12 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
11 9 (0.30%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.23%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.23%) CISSP
12 7 (0.23%) PMP
13 6 (0.20%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.20%) IIBA
14 5 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 314 (10.39%) Data Quality
2 130 (4.30%) QA
3 68 (2.25%) GDPR
4 43 (1.42%) Accessibility
5 26 (0.86%) IFRS
6 25 (0.83%) SLA
7 12 (0.40%) IFRS 17
8 10 (0.33%) IFRS 9
8 10 (0.33%) MiFID
9 9 (0.30%) EMIR
9 9 (0.30%) NIST
10 7 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
10 7 (0.23%) PMO
11 6 (0.20%) ISO 20022
11 6 (0.20%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.13%) WCAG
13 3 (0.099%) Basel III
13 3 (0.099%) COBIT
13 3 (0.099%) COREP
13 3 (0.099%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 84 (2.78%) Docker
2 21 (0.70%) HDFS
3 17 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.066%) Microcode
7 1 (0.033%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.033%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 143 (4.73%) Kubernetes
2 61 (2.02%) Terraform
3 53 (1.75%) Ansible
4 16 (0.53%) Argo
5 8 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (0.26%) Kibana
6 6 (0.20%) Puppet
7 5 (0.17%) Control-M
7 5 (0.17%) Oozie
8 4 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.099%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.099%) Grafana
9 3 (0.099%) logstash
9 3 (0.099%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.099%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.099%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.066%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.066%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.066%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.033%) CASB
Vendors
1 428 (14.17%) Oracle
2 420 (13.90%) Microsoft
3 207 (6.85%) Databricks
4 175 (5.79%) SAP
5 156 (5.16%) Google
6 127 (4.20%) Informatica
7 100 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
8 99 (3.28%) Sparx
9 80 (2.65%) Talend
10 61 (2.02%) webMethods
11 59 (1.95%) BEA
12 55 (1.82%) BiZZdesign
13 48 (1.59%) ServiceNow
14 47 (1.56%) IBM
15 42 (1.39%) Cloudera
15 42 (1.39%) Pega
16 37 (1.22%) Teradata
17 33 (1.09%) Splunk
18 32 (1.06%) Alteryx
19 27 (0.89%) SimCorp