Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 86 90
Rank change year-on-year -25 +4 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Modelling 2,387 2,799 2,725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.32% 2.82% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 3.28% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,621 1,968 1,860
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £350 £340 £319
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 8
UK median hourly rate £44.75 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £17.25 £18.75 £15.50
90th Percentile £69.75 £60.00 £86.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% -11.11%

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 88,860 85,218 90,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.19% 85.73% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,647 56,432 59,904
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £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 2,410 2,058 2,457
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +8.70% +4.55%

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 18 October 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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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 -24 2,198 £500 +1.01% 427
UK excluding London -36 1,204 £450 +5.88% 258
London -23 1,150 £527 +0.29% 198
South East -11 390 £450 +1.98% 64
North of England -84 207 £426 -5.28% 63
Midlands +2 174 £430 -4.44% 41
South West -18 155 £500 +11.11% 35
Scotland +12 140 £430 +5.20% 18
West Midlands +22 126 £450 +5.88% 28
East of England -14 116 £500 +11.11% 27
North West -62 101 £425 -5.56% 24
Yorkshire -66 101 £438 -2.78% 29
East Midlands -16 45 £400 -15.79% 13
Wales -50 17 £473 +20.38% 7
Northern Ireland +14 8 £425 +3.03% 4
North East -17 8 £475 -12.64% 10
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 940 (39.38%) SQL
2 770 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 677 (28.36%) Business Intelligence
4 556 (23.29%) Data Warehouse
5 555 (23.25%) Finance
6 443 (18.56%) Analytics
7 433 (18.14%) SQL Server
8 428 (17.93%) ETL
9 368 (15.42%) Oracle
10 361 (15.12%) Java
11 342 (14.33%) Microsoft
12 336 (14.08%) Big Data
13 325 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
14 281 (11.77%) Hadoop
15 277 (11.60%) Data Analysis
16 268 (11.23%) Migration
17 262 (10.98%) Python
18 252 (10.56%) Scrum
19 251 (10.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 250 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
21 245 (10.26%) Relational Database
22 242 (10.14%) Data Quality
23 231 (9.68%) Visualisation
24 224 (9.38%) Logical Data Model
25 223 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
26 221 (9.26%) Banking
27 218 (9.13%) Data Architecture
28 209 (8.76%) Power BI
29 206 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
30 191 (8.00%) XML

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
1 188 (7.88%) Apache Spark
2 104 (4.36%) Confluence
3 66 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
4 65 (2.72%) SharePoint
5 61 (2.56%) SAS
6 46 (1.93%) WebLogic
7 44 (1.84%) Apache
8 31 (1.30%) Apache Pig
9 30 (1.26%) CMS
10 22 (0.92%) Apache Solr
11 19 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (0.63%) Mule
13 11 (0.46%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.42%) WordPress
15 8 (0.34%) Appian
15 8 (0.34%) Documentum
15 8 (0.34%) JBoss
15 8 (0.34%) Tomcat
16 7 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
17 6 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 120 (5.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 70 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.25%) SPSS
7 4 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.084%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.042%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.042%) Mingle
10 1 (0.042%) Shockwave
10 1 (0.042%) Stata
Business Applications
1 41 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 16 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
5 15 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.63%) Workday HCM
6 13 (0.54%) Endur
6 13 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
6 13 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 12 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
8 11 (0.46%) Markit EDM
8 11 (0.46%) SAP HR
9 9 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
9 9 (0.38%) SAP MDM
9 9 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (0.34%) SAP APO
10 8 (0.34%) SAP ERP
10 8 (0.34%) SAP MM
11 7 (0.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 7 (0.29%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 250 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (3.39%) PaaS
4 69 (2.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 44 (1.84%) Azure Data Factory
5 44 (1.84%) SaaS
6 34 (1.42%) IaaS
7 26 (1.09%) GitHub
8 23 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
9 22 (0.92%) Office 365
10 17 (0.71%) Serverless
11 15 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
12 14 (0.59%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 13 (0.54%) Data Lake Analytics
13 13 (0.54%) npm
14 12 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
14 12 (0.50%) Azure Functions
14 12 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (0.50%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.80%) SMS
2 12 (0.50%) Internet
3 11 (0.46%) HTTP
4 8 (0.34%) Kerberos
4 8 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.29%) Firewall
6 5 (0.21%) BIG-IP
6 5 (0.21%) DNS
6 5 (0.21%) Intranet
7 4 (0.17%) ATM
7 4 (0.17%) NetScaler
7 4 (0.17%) SMTP
7 4 (0.17%) WAN
7 4 (0.17%) Wireless
8 3 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.13%) VoIP
9 2 (0.084%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.084%) LAN
9 2 (0.084%) SAN
9 2 (0.084%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 556 (23.29%) Data Warehouse
2 433 (18.14%) SQL Server
3 336 (14.08%) Big Data
4 281 (11.77%) Hadoop
5 251 (10.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 245 (10.26%) Relational Database
7 209 (8.76%) Power BI
8 157 (6.58%) Apache Hive
9 156 (6.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 151 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 150 (6.28%) NoSQL
12 119 (4.99%) Data Lake
13 112 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
14 106 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
15 101 (4.23%) OLAP
16 94 (3.94%) MongoDB
17 88 (3.69%) MySQL
18 81 (3.39%) RDBMS
19 80 (3.35%) Star Schema
20 79 (3.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 172 (7.21%) JIRA
2 130 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 99 (4.15%) Jenkins
4 89 (3.73%) ERwin
5 44 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (1.51%) Subversion
7 35 (1.47%) Maven
8 31 (1.30%) Toad
9 30 (1.26%) Visual Studio
10 26 (1.09%) Eclipse
11 21 (0.88%) JUnit
11 21 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
12 20 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (0.84%) CA Gen
13 19 (0.80%) Bitbucket
14 18 (0.75%) TeamCity
15 16 (0.67%) webpack
16 15 (0.63%) SpecFlow
17 12 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
17 12 (0.50%) PowerDesigner
General
1 555 (23.25%) Finance
2 221 (9.26%) Banking
3 78 (3.27%) Investment Banking
4 72 (3.02%) Marketing
5 67 (2.81%) Retail
6 63 (2.64%) Front Office
7 54 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.80%) Legal
9 37 (1.55%) Publishing
10 36 (1.51%) Back Office
11 28 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 26 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.67%) General Ledger
14 15 (0.63%) Retail Banking
15 14 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.54%) Advertising
16 13 (0.54%) Electronics
17 10 (0.42%) Law
18 7 (0.29%) Digital Economy
18 7 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 704 (29.49%) Developer
2 553 (23.17%) Analyst
3 538 (22.54%) Architect
4 282 (11.81%) Business Analyst
5 265 (11.10%) Data Architect
6 183 (7.67%) Data Analyst
7 130 (5.45%) Data Modeller
8 129 (5.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 116 (4.86%) Data Engineer
10 113 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
11 105 (4.40%) Consultant
12 96 (4.02%) Senior Developer
13 91 (3.81%) SQL Developer
14 78 (3.27%) Technical Architect
15 69 (2.89%) Java Developer
16 62 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
17 61 (2.56%) ETL Developer
18 54 (2.26%) Hadoop Engineer
19 53 (2.22%) Lead Architect
20 52 (2.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (8.00%) XML
2 148 (6.20%) Web Services
3 144 (6.03%) .NET
4 134 (5.61%) JSON
5 120 (5.03%) REST
6 113 (4.73%) Kafka
7 77 (3.23%) J2EE
7 77 (3.23%) Spring
8 73 (3.06%) CSS
9 72 (3.02%) Node.js
10 65 (2.72%) AngularJS
10 65 (2.72%) HTML
11 56 (2.35%) SOAP
12 50 (2.09%) React
13 44 (1.84%) RESTful
14 42 (1.76%) Hibernate
15 41 (1.72%) XSD
16 37 (1.55%) MDX
16 37 (1.55%) Middleware
17 35 (1.47%) JSON Schema
Miscellaneous
1 325 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (4.73%) Data Structures
3 79 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 76 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
5 75 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
6 74 (3.10%) Reference Data
7 64 (2.68%) Computer Science
8 54 (2.26%) User Experience
9 50 (2.09%) Taxonomies
10 39 (1.63%) Fixed Income
11 35 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 34 (1.42%) Algorithms
13 23 (0.96%) Fintech
14 21 (0.88%) Data Centre
14 21 (0.88%) Derivative
14 21 (0.88%) Public Cloud
14 21 (0.88%) Virtual Team
15 20 (0.84%) Replication
16 19 (0.80%) Cloud Native
17 17 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 136 (5.70%) Unix
2 130 (5.45%) Linux
3 67 (2.81%) Windows
4 26 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 17 (0.71%) AIX
6 14 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.42%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.25%) Solaris
9 5 (0.21%) VME
10 4 (0.17%) Android
10 4 (0.17%) CentOS
11 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.042%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.042%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.042%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.042%) SUSE
12 1 (0.042%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 770 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 677 (28.36%) Business Intelligence
3 443 (18.56%) Analytics
4 428 (17.93%) ETL
5 277 (11.60%) Data Analysis
6 268 (11.23%) Migration
7 252 (10.56%) Scrum
8 231 (9.68%) Visualisation
9 224 (9.38%) Logical Data Model
10 223 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
11 218 (9.13%) Data Architecture
12 206 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 180 (7.54%) SDLC
14 179 (7.50%) Data Integration
14 179 (7.50%) Data Migration
15 177 (7.42%) Business Analysis
15 177 (7.42%) Data Management
16 156 (6.54%) Physical Data Model
17 146 (6.12%) DevOps
18 145 (6.07%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 940 (39.38%) SQL
2 361 (15.12%) Java
3 262 (10.98%) Python
4 174 (7.29%) JavaScript
5 160 (6.70%) T-SQL
6 144 (6.03%) PL/SQL
7 116 (4.86%) C#
8 96 (4.02%) Shell Script
9 84 (3.52%) Scala
10 66 (2.76%) R
11 56 (2.35%) Perl
12 49 (2.05%) Java 8
13 40 (1.68%) VBA
14 37 (1.55%) PowerShell
15 24 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 24 (1.01%) Go
16 20 (0.84%) C++
17 19 (0.80%) ABAP
18 18 (0.75%) Bash Shell
19 16 (0.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 125 (5.24%) Degree
1 125 (5.24%) Security Cleared
2 90 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 41 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (0.42%) Master's Degree
6 9 (0.38%) ISEB
7 8 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (0.17%) PhD
11 3 (0.13%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.084%) CISSP
12 2 (0.084%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.084%) MBA
12 2 (0.084%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (10.14%) Data Quality
2 51 (2.14%) QA
3 45 (1.89%) GDPR
4 22 (0.92%) PMO
5 19 (0.80%) SLA
6 15 (0.63%) IFRS
7 10 (0.42%) ISO 20022
8 9 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.29%) MiFID
9 7 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.29%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.25%) HL7
10 6 (0.25%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.13%) EMIR
12 2 (0.084%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.084%) ISO 15022
12 2 (0.084%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.084%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 96 (4.02%) Docker
2 39 (1.63%) HDFS
3 20 (0.84%) Apache Flume
4 14 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 13 (0.54%) Active Directory
6 11 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.25%) KVM
8 5 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.17%) LXC
10 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.042%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 95 (3.98%) Ansible
2 66 (2.76%) Puppet
3 59 (2.47%) Oozie
3 59 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (2.35%) Kubernetes
5 16 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
5 16 (0.67%) Salt
6 15 (0.63%) HP ALM
7 11 (0.46%) Terraform
8 9 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.34%) Kibana
10 6 (0.25%) SCOM
11 5 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.21%) Grafana
11 5 (0.21%) logstash
12 4 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 4 (0.17%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.13%) Ambari
14 2 (0.084%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 368 (15.42%) Oracle
2 342 (14.33%) Microsoft
3 184 (7.71%) Tableau
4 176 (7.37%) SAP
5 96 (4.02%) Informatica
6 95 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
7 76 (3.18%) Google
8 64 (2.68%) Cloudera
9 57 (2.39%) IBM
10 41 (1.72%) Teradata
11 36 (1.51%) BEA
12 32 (1.34%) Talend
13 30 (1.26%) Sybase
14 29 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
14 29 (1.21%) ServiceNow
15 28 (1.17%) webMethods
16 24 (1.01%) Atlassian
17 22 (0.92%) Workday
18 20 (0.84%) Netezza
18 20 (0.84%) Pega