Period
to 20 September 2020

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 20 September 2020 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
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 78 108
Rank change year-on-year +11 +30 -22
Contract jobs citing Data Modelling 999 2,570 2,494
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 3.43% 2.90% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 3.34% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 1,719 1,729
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £346 £363 £344
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.55% +3.94% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £20.67 £20.50 £17.85
90th Percentile £60.10 £73.75 £69.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% +58.33%

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 25,197 77,001 89,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.40% 86.76% 87.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,870 50,495 59,128
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 2,295 2,470
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% +17.07% -14.58%
10th Percentile £12.68 £11.80 £11.17
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £31.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +30.53% +18.75% -16.67%

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 20 September 2020.

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 20 September 2020.

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 20 September 2020. 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 +16 879 £501 +0.10% 211
London +8 467 £525 - 110
UK excluding London +25 443 £475 +1.55% 123
Work from Home +18 151 £510 +1.90% 15
South East +20 136 £500 - 24
Midlands +50 68 £445 -1.11% 11
South West +54 66 £510 +13.22% 12
North of England +8 59 £455 +1.11% 37
East of England +42 58 £525 +5.00% 13
West Midlands +40 56 £453 -0.55% 3
North West +7 37 £500 +11.11% 11
Wales +31 29 £463 +26.71% 2
Scotland -2 23 £425 -5.56% 21
North East +41 12 £450 -2.70% 12
East Midlands +34 10 £360 -19.10% 8
Yorkshire +11 9 £429 +0.88% 14
Northern Ireland +12 6 £431 +32.62% 2

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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.

1 433 (43.34%) SQL
2 333 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 323 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
4 237 (23.72%) ETL
4 237 (23.72%) Analytics
5 213 (21.32%) Data Warehouse
6 209 (20.92%) Finance
7 205 (20.52%) Azure
8 187 (18.72%) Python
9 178 (17.82%) Security Cleared
9 178 (17.82%) Power BI
9 178 (17.82%) Power Platform
10 147 (14.71%) Microsoft
11 145 (14.51%) SC Cleared
12 143 (14.31%) Oracle
13 139 (13.91%) Data Analysis
14 134 (13.41%) Data Architecture
15 129 (12.91%) SQL Server
16 128 (12.81%) Scrum
17 123 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
18 122 (12.21%) Visualisation
19 116 (11.61%) AWS
20 113 (11.31%) Data Management
21 108 (10.81%) Data Lake
22 106 (10.61%) Big Data
23 104 (10.41%) Migration
24 103 (10.31%) DevOps
25 101 (10.11%) Java
26 99 (9.91%) Data Governance
27 98 (9.81%) Relational Database

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 59 (5.91%) Apache Spark
2 44 (4.40%) Confluence
3 33 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.00%) SAS
4 20 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 17 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.40%) Apache
7 12 (1.20%) CMS
8 9 (0.90%) Apache Airflow
8 9 (0.90%) IIS
8 9 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.50%) Tornado
10 5 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.40%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.40%) nginx
12 3 (0.30%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.30%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 60 (6.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.40%) SPSS
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.10%) Casewise Modeler
8 1 (0.10%) Figma
8 1 (0.10%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (1.50%) SAP S/4HANA
3 14 (1.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 11 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (1.00%) SAP MDG
6 8 (0.80%) Oracle Payroll
7 7 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.60%) ION MarketView
8 6 (0.60%) Magento
9 5 (0.50%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.40%) SAP APO
10 4 (0.40%) SAP MDM
10 4 (0.40%) Shopify
11 3 (0.30%) HiPortfolio
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 205 (20.52%) Azure
2 178 (17.82%) Power Platform
3 116 (11.61%) AWS
4 50 (5.01%) Azure Data Factory
5 41 (4.10%) GCP
6 34 (3.40%) Amazon S3
7 29 (2.90%) PowerApps
8 24 (2.40%) PaaS
9 22 (2.20%) SaaS
10 20 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
11 18 (1.80%) Google Analytics
12 15 (1.50%) Office 365
13 12 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (1.20%) Power Automate
14 11 (1.10%) Google Tag Manager
14 11 (1.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 10 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
15 10 (1.00%) IaaS
16 9 (0.90%) Logic Apps
17 8 (0.80%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.60%) HTTP
2 4 (0.40%) Broadband
2 4 (0.40%) DNS
2 4 (0.40%) Firewall
2 4 (0.40%) Internet
3 3 (0.30%) 5G
3 3 (0.30%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.30%) Skype
4 2 (0.20%) FTP
4 2 (0.20%) Network Security
4 2 (0.20%) SMTP
4 2 (0.20%) SNMP
4 2 (0.20%) VLAN
4 2 (0.20%) Wireless
5 1 (0.10%) LAN
5 1 (0.10%) MVNO
5 1 (0.10%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (21.32%) Data Warehouse
2 178 (17.82%) Power BI
3 129 (12.91%) SQL Server
4 108 (10.81%) Data Lake
5 106 (10.61%) Big Data
6 98 (9.81%) Relational Database
7 77 (7.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 61 (6.11%) Hadoop
9 44 (4.40%) Oracle Database
10 43 (4.30%) NoSQL
11 40 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 37 (3.70%) Apache Hive
13 36 (3.60%) Azure SQL Database
14 33 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 30 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
16 29 (2.90%) Pentaho
17 24 (2.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 24 (2.40%) RDBMS
18 23 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
18 23 (2.30%) Impala
Development Applications
1 63 (6.31%) JIRA
2 49 (4.90%) Git (software)
3 36 (3.60%) Jenkins
4 23 (2.30%) ERwin
5 15 (1.50%) GitLab
6 14 (1.40%) ER Studio
7 13 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
8 11 (1.10%) Maven
8 11 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.00%) Subversion
9 10 (1.00%) Toad
9 10 (1.00%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.80%) Ant
10 8 (0.80%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.70%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.70%) ProC
11 7 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (0.50%) Hudson
General
1 209 (20.92%) Finance
2 92 (9.21%) Public Sector
3 59 (5.91%) Banking
4 45 (4.50%) Marketing
5 32 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.60%) Retail
7 24 (2.40%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 16 (1.60%) Front Office
10 12 (1.20%) Electronics
11 11 (1.10%) Legal
12 10 (1.00%) Billing
12 10 (1.00%) Publishing
13 8 (0.80%) Games
14 6 (0.60%) Back Office
15 5 (0.50%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.50%) Law
16 4 (0.40%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 238 (23.82%) Architect
2 225 (22.52%) Developer
3 173 (17.32%) Analyst
4 156 (15.62%) Data Architect
5 110 (11.01%) Data Engineer
6 85 (8.51%) Business Analyst
7 56 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 50 (5.01%) Data Analyst
9 47 (4.70%) Consultant
10 42 (4.20%) Data Modeller
11 36 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
12 31 (3.10%) Power BI Developer
13 30 (3.00%) Azure Architect
14 29 (2.90%) Technical Analyst
15 28 (2.80%) Data Business Analyst
15 28 (2.80%) Technical Business Analyst
16 26 (2.60%) Data Scientist
17 24 (2.40%) Senior Developer
17 24 (2.40%) SQL Developer
18 21 (2.10%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (5.21%) Web Services
2 45 (4.50%) REST
3 42 (4.20%) XML
4 41 (4.10%) .NET
4 41 (4.10%) CSS
4 41 (4.10%) HTML
5 28 (2.80%) JSON
5 28 (2.80%) Kafka
6 27 (2.70%) J2EE
6 27 (2.70%) PySpark
7 25 (2.50%) SOAP
7 25 (2.50%) Spring
8 21 (2.10%) Middleware
9 16 (1.60%) Lambda Expressions
10 15 (1.50%) RESTful
10 15 (1.50%) XSLT
11 14 (1.40%) AngularJS
12 13 (1.30%) HTML5
12 13 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
12 13 (1.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 123 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (5.71%) Data Structures
3 48 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 39 (3.90%) Reference Data
5 32 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (2.20%) Credit Risk
6 22 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (2.00%) User Experience
8 13 (1.30%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.20%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.20%) FMCG
10 11 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (0.90%) Taxonomies
12 8 (0.80%) Equities
12 8 (0.80%) Robotics
13 7 (0.70%) CMDB
13 7 (0.70%) Replication
14 6 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.60%) Life Science
14 6 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (6.01%) Unix
2 38 (3.80%) Windows
3 28 (2.80%) Linux
4 12 (1.20%) VMS
5 3 (0.30%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.20%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.10%) AIX
7 1 (0.10%) Debian
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 323 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (23.72%) Analytics
3 237 (23.72%) ETL
4 139 (13.91%) Data Analysis
5 134 (13.41%) Data Architecture
6 128 (12.81%) Scrum
7 122 (12.21%) Visualisation
8 113 (11.31%) Data Management
9 104 (10.41%) Migration
10 103 (10.31%) DevOps
11 99 (9.91%) Data Governance
12 95 (9.51%) Logical Data Model
13 92 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
14 90 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 77 (7.71%) Data Science
16 74 (7.41%) Data Engineering
17 66 (6.61%) Data Migration
17 66 (6.61%) Decision-Making
18 63 (6.31%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 433 (43.34%) SQL
2 187 (18.72%) Python
3 101 (10.11%) Java
4 56 (5.61%) Scala
5 48 (4.80%) PL/SQL
6 47 (4.70%) JavaScript
6 47 (4.70%) T-SQL
7 32 (3.20%) C#
8 26 (2.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 23 (2.30%) R
10 22 (2.20%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.90%) Go
12 15 (1.50%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.30%) C
13 13 (1.30%) Perl
14 12 (1.20%) Apex Code
15 11 (1.10%) VB
15 11 (1.10%) VBA
16 8 (0.80%) Ruby
17 7 (0.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 178 (17.82%) Security Cleared
2 145 (14.51%) SC Cleared
3 43 (4.30%) Degree
4 19 (1.90%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.40%) ISEB
6 10 (1.00%) TOGAF Certification
7 8 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.70%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.50%) ACCA
10 5 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.40%) CIMA
11 4 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.30%) MBA
12 3 (0.30%) MBCS
12 3 (0.30%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.20%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (9.61%) Data Quality
2 33 (3.30%) QA
3 20 (2.00%) GDPR
4 6 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.50%) HL7
5 5 (0.50%) IFRS
6 4 (0.40%) CDISC
7 3 (0.30%) DICOM
8 2 (0.20%) SLA
9 1 (0.10%) COBIT
9 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.10%) NCSC
9 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (3.10%) Docker
2 18 (1.80%) HDFS
3 9 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.40%) NFS
6 3 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (2.30%) Terraform
2 13 (1.30%) Kubernetes
3 11 (1.10%) Ansible
4 8 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.50%) Control-M
6 3 (0.30%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.20%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.10%) Ambari
8 1 (0.10%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.10%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.10%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.10%) Marathon
8 1 (0.10%) Mesos
8 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 147 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 143 (14.31%) Oracle
3 82 (8.21%) SAP
4 53 (5.31%) Informatica
5 50 (5.01%) Tableau
6 42 (4.20%) Databricks
7 37 (3.70%) Google
8 34 (3.40%) Cloudera
9 31 (3.10%) Talend
10 30 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (2.40%) IBM
12 20 (2.00%) Sparx
13 17 (1.70%) Alteryx
14 16 (1.60%) webMethods
15 15 (1.50%) BEA
15 15 (1.50%) Splunk
16 14 (1.40%) MuleSoft
17 12 (1.20%) Pega
18 11 (1.10%) Teradata
18 11 (1.10%) TIBCO