Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 90 82
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Modelling 2,541 2,334 2,788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.52% 2.59% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.06% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,720 1,581 1,890
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £644 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 12
UK median hourly rate £19.40 £38.37 £49.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.45% -22.66% +24.04%
10th Percentile £12.25 £18.30 £20.52
90th Percentile £45.00 £60.00 £54.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.54 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year -58.73% -2.86% +9.38%

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 86,328 76,297 88,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.73% 84.64% 84.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,927 50,066 58,247
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,269 2,066 2,323
UK median hourly rate £21.78 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.88% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.47 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.82% +22.71%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -5 2,312 £500 +5.26% 384
London -3 1,276 £525 +5.00% 190
UK excluding London -8 1,211 £450 +5.88% 212
South East +11 398 £475 +5.56% 67
North of England -18 256 £447 +11.69% 50
Scotland +9 159 £400 - 16
Midlands -46 143 £425 - 40
East of England +33 122 £475 +5.56% 22
North West -38 121 £463 +15.63% 20
Yorkshire -5 112 £440 +4.76% 25
South West +5 106 £450 - 15
West Midlands -39 91 £425 -4.49% 27
East Midlands -17 52 £425 +3.03% 13
North East +9 29 £455 -1.62% 5
Wales -22 25 £345 -14.81% 1
Northern Ireland -11 3 £840 +76.84% 1

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 969 (38.13%) SQL
2 755 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
3 640 (25.19%) Finance
4 638 (25.11%) Business Intelligence
5 629 (24.75%) Data Warehouse
6 559 (22.00%) ETL
7 450 (17.71%) SQL Server
8 447 (17.59%) Analytics
9 402 (15.82%) Big Data
10 395 (15.55%) Oracle
11 379 (14.92%) Java
12 363 (14.29%) Data Analysis
13 333 (13.11%) Data Quality
14 325 (12.79%) Microsoft
14 325 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
15 314 (12.36%) Hadoop
16 303 (11.92%) Data Architecture
17 288 (11.33%) Migration
18 278 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
19 272 (10.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 262 (10.31%) Logical Data Model
21 252 (9.92%) Python
22 243 (9.56%) Scrum
23 241 (9.48%) Data Management
24 228 (8.97%) Data Integration
25 227 (8.93%) Banking
26 222 (8.74%) Business Analysis
27 221 (8.70%) XML
28 217 (8.54%) SAP
29 214 (8.42%) Visualisation

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
1 180 (7.08%) Apache Spark
2 113 (4.45%) Confluence
3 89 (3.50%) SAS
4 70 (2.75%) SharePoint
5 52 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
6 44 (1.73%) Apache
7 33 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 32 (1.26%) WebLogic
9 29 (1.14%) Apache Pig
10 17 (0.67%) Apache Solr
11 16 (0.63%) JBoss
12 15 (0.59%) CMS
13 12 (0.47%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.43%) PowerExchange
14 11 (0.43%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.28%) Skype for Business
17 6 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 6 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
18 4 (0.16%) IIS
Applications
1 144 (5.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 88 (3.46%) MS Visio
3 57 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.47%) SPSS
7 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.079%) Gliffy
9 2 (0.079%) Stata
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.039%) Blender
10 1 (0.039%) Revit
10 1 (0.039%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 32 (1.26%) SAP FI
2 28 (1.10%) SAP HR
3 22 (0.87%) Markit EDM
4 17 (0.67%) SAP CO
4 17 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 16 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
7 11 (0.43%) SAP BPC
8 10 (0.39%) Workday HCM
9 8 (0.31%) Loan IQ
9 8 (0.31%) Maximo
10 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.24%) SAP ERP
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
12 5 (0.20%) SAP APO
12 5 (0.20%) SAP HCM
12 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 4 (0.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 212 (8.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 184 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (1.50%) PaaS
4 35 (1.38%) SaaS
5 33 (1.30%) Amazon S3
6 32 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
7 30 (1.18%) Serverless
8 28 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (0.94%) IaaS
10 23 (0.91%) Office 365
11 19 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
11 19 (0.75%) Boomi
11 19 (0.75%) GitHub
12 16 (0.63%) iPaaS
13 14 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
14 13 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
14 13 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
14 13 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
15 11 (0.43%) Data Lake Analytics
16 10 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.02%) SMS
2 15 (0.59%) HTTP
3 12 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.39%) Skype
4 10 (0.39%) SSL
5 8 (0.31%) Intranet
5 8 (0.31%) SMTP
6 7 (0.28%) DNS
7 4 (0.16%) AMQP
7 4 (0.16%) FTP
7 4 (0.16%) Internet
7 4 (0.16%) Wireless
8 3 (0.12%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.12%) Firewall
8 3 (0.12%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.12%) SNMP
8 3 (0.12%) VoIP
8 3 (0.12%) WAN
9 2 (0.079%) DHCP
9 2 (0.079%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 629 (24.75%) Data Warehouse
2 450 (17.71%) SQL Server
3 402 (15.82%) Big Data
4 314 (12.36%) Hadoop
5 272 (10.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 207 (8.15%) Relational Database
7 184 (7.24%) Power BI
8 181 (7.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 158 (6.22%) Apache Hive
10 147 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 132 (5.19%) NoSQL
12 127 (5.00%) Data Lake
13 122 (4.80%) BusinessObjects
14 121 (4.76%) Star Schema
15 119 (4.68%) QlikView
16 101 (3.97%) OLAP
17 98 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
18 92 (3.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 89 (3.50%) Oracle Database
20 80 (3.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 183 (7.20%) JIRA
2 138 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 118 (4.64%) Jenkins
4 98 (3.86%) ERwin
5 45 (1.77%) Visual Studio
6 40 (1.57%) JUnit
7 37 (1.46%) Eclipse
8 33 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 31 (1.22%) Maven
10 30 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
11 28 (1.10%) PowerDesigner
12 27 (1.06%) TeamCity
13 24 (0.94%) Subversion
14 22 (0.87%) Gradle
15 21 (0.83%) Cucumber
15 21 (0.83%) ER Studio
15 21 (0.83%) JProfiler
16 20 (0.79%) SonarQube
17 19 (0.75%) Bitbucket
18 14 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 640 (25.19%) Finance
2 227 (8.93%) Banking
3 73 (2.87%) Retail
4 65 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 52 (2.05%) Marketing
6 51 (2.01%) Legal
7 37 (1.46%) Front Office
8 27 (1.06%) Publishing
9 26 (1.02%) Back Office
10 25 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 25 (0.98%) Telecoms
11 23 (0.91%) Retail Banking
12 21 (0.83%) Law
13 18 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.63%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.55%) Billing
15 14 (0.55%) Games
16 10 (0.39%) Advertising
17 7 (0.28%) General Ledger
18 6 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 662 (26.05%) Developer
2 632 (24.87%) Architect
3 621 (24.44%) Analyst
4 333 (13.11%) Business Analyst
5 330 (12.99%) Data Architect
6 213 (8.38%) Data Analyst
7 153 (6.02%) Consultant
8 146 (5.75%) Data Engineer
9 124 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 124 (4.88%) Data Modeller
10 122 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
11 96 (3.78%) SQL Developer
12 72 (2.83%) Technical Architect
13 71 (2.79%) Java Developer
14 68 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 63 (2.48%) SAP Consultant
16 62 (2.44%) ETL Developer
17 60 (2.36%) Data Business Analyst
18 59 (2.32%) Hadoop Engineer
19 56 (2.20%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (8.70%) XML
2 143 (5.63%) .NET
3 128 (5.04%) Kafka
3 128 (5.04%) Web Services
4 121 (4.76%) JSON
5 113 (4.45%) REST
6 96 (3.78%) HTML
7 90 (3.54%) Spring
8 79 (3.11%) J2EE
9 78 (3.07%) AngularJS
9 78 (3.07%) CSS
10 66 (2.60%) Node.js
11 64 (2.52%) SOAP
12 63 (2.48%) Hibernate
13 59 (2.32%) Middleware
14 51 (2.01%) MDX
15 49 (1.93%) JPA
16 46 (1.81%) RESTful
17 45 (1.77%) XSD
18 44 (1.73%) React
Miscellaneous
1 325 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (5.16%) Management Information System
3 114 (4.49%) Data Structures
4 80 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
5 78 (3.07%) User Experience
6 71 (2.79%) Reference Data
7 54 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 48 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
9 34 (1.34%) Replication
10 33 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 31 (1.22%) Taxonomies
12 28 (1.10%) NHS
13 26 (1.02%) Credit Risk
13 26 (1.02%) Fixed Income
14 23 (0.91%) CMDB
15 22 (0.87%) Derivative
16 21 (0.83%) Algorithms
17 20 (0.79%) Data Centre
17 20 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 141 (5.55%) Linux
2 137 (5.39%) Unix
3 68 (2.68%) Windows
4 28 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 22 (0.87%) Android
6 15 (0.59%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.28%) Solaris
8 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.12%) CentOS
9 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.079%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.079%) Mesosphere
10 2 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.079%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.079%) VME
10 2 (0.079%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.039%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.039%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.039%) SUSE
11 1 (0.039%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 755 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
2 638 (25.11%) Business Intelligence
3 559 (22.00%) ETL
4 447 (17.59%) Analytics
5 363 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 303 (11.92%) Data Architecture
7 288 (11.33%) Migration
8 278 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 262 (10.31%) Logical Data Model
10 243 (9.56%) Scrum
11 241 (9.48%) Data Management
12 228 (8.97%) Data Integration
13 222 (8.74%) Business Analysis
14 214 (8.42%) Visualisation
15 206 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
16 184 (7.24%) Data Governance
17 180 (7.08%) Data Migration
18 172 (6.77%) SDLC
19 169 (6.65%) Physical Data Model
20 163 (6.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 969 (38.13%) SQL
2 379 (14.92%) Java
3 252 (9.92%) Python
4 187 (7.36%) JavaScript
5 156 (6.14%) T-SQL
6 111 (4.37%) C#
7 102 (4.01%) PL/SQL
8 90 (3.54%) R
9 79 (3.11%) Shell Script
10 72 (2.83%) Scala
11 51 (2.01%) Perl
12 46 (1.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 43 (1.69%) C
13 43 (1.69%) VBA
14 38 (1.50%) Java 8
15 35 (1.38%) Go
16 33 (1.30%) PHP
16 33 (1.30%) PowerShell
17 32 (1.26%) Ruby
18 30 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 168 (6.61%) Security Cleared
2 137 (5.39%) Degree
3 106 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 18 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
8 16 (0.63%) ISEB
9 13 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.31%) DBS Check
10 8 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.28%) CISSP
11 7 (0.28%) IIBA
12 6 (0.24%) CBAP
12 6 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
12 6 (0.24%) PhD
13 5 (0.20%) MCSA
13 5 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.20%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (13.11%) Data Quality
2 83 (3.27%) GDPR
3 63 (2.48%) QA
4 47 (1.85%) SLA
5 15 (0.59%) MiFID
6 14 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 14 (0.55%) PMO
7 13 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
8 12 (0.47%) EMIR
9 11 (0.43%) IFRS
10 8 (0.31%) HL7
10 8 (0.31%) ISO 20022
11 7 (0.28%) GCP
12 6 (0.24%) IFRS 9
13 3 (0.12%) PSD2
14 2 (0.079%) Actionable Recommendations
14 2 (0.079%) GAAP
14 2 (0.079%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.079%) WCAG
System Software
1 49 (1.93%) Docker
2 34 (1.34%) Apache Flume
3 31 (1.22%) HDFS
4 30 (1.18%) Active Directory
5 18 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 11 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.039%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.039%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 81 (3.19%) Oozie
2 55 (2.16%) Puppet
3 52 (2.05%) Ansible
4 46 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (1.18%) Salt
6 16 (0.63%) Kubernetes
7 15 (0.59%) Terraform
8 10 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (0.28%) Ambari
10 7 (0.28%) Kibana
11 6 (0.24%) Grafana
11 6 (0.24%) Mesos
12 5 (0.20%) HP ALM
13 4 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 4 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
13 4 (0.16%) Nagios
13 4 (0.16%) SCCM
13 4 (0.16%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 395 (15.55%) Oracle
2 325 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 217 (8.54%) SAP
4 146 (5.75%) Informatica
5 139 (5.47%) Tableau
6 80 (3.15%) Talend
7 73 (2.87%) IBM
8 70 (2.75%) Cloudera
8 70 (2.75%) Teradata
9 68 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
10 52 (2.05%) Cognos
11 48 (1.89%) Google
11 48 (1.89%) ServiceNow
12 43 (1.69%) Hortonworks
13 40 (1.57%) Sybase
14 26 (1.02%) Perforce
14 26 (1.02%) Splunk
15 25 (0.98%) CA
16 23 (0.91%) Ab Initio
17 21 (0.83%) MuleSoft