Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 81 110
Rank change year-on-year +26 +29 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Modelling 1,377 2,276 2,450
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 3.79% 2.79% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 3.24% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,019 1,503 1,689
Median daily rate £500 £500 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £338 £356 £350
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -11.24% +20.71%
10th Percentile £31.35 £20.50 £17.18
90th Percentile £61.15 £73.75 £76.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +35.59%

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 31,273 70,274 89,860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.03% 86.16% 87.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,569 45,910 59,487
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £298 £294 £300
90th Percentile £660 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -1.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,178 2,254 2,327
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.50
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £21.09
% change year-on-year +22.22% +6.69% -10.26%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +22 1,180 £500 - 279
London +20 673 £525 - 124
UK excluding London +26 519 £475 +1.60% 167
Work from Home +27 330 £500 +6.38% 41
South East +15 128 £498 -1.00% 39
North of England +13 114 £450 +5.94% 49
Midlands +31 94 £438 -0.28% 18
West Midlands +41 77 £428 +0.71% 10
South West +38 70 £507 +6.74% 24
North West +22 64 £500 +17.65% 24
East of England +36 48 £488 -2.50% 24
Scotland +21 43 £450 -10.00% 11
North East +47 30 £439 -5.14% 16
Wales +27 23 £475 +32.87% 2
Yorkshire -11 20 £418 -1.76% 9
East Midlands +13 16 £480 +1.05% 8
Northern Ireland +6 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 596 (43.28%) SQL
2 447 (32.46%) Business Intelligence
3 429 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
4 323 (23.46%) ETL
5 310 (22.51%) Analytics
6 295 (21.42%) Azure
7 289 (20.99%) Finance
8 283 (20.55%) Data Warehouse
9 237 (17.21%) Oracle
10 231 (16.78%) Python
11 225 (16.34%) Security Cleared
12 210 (15.25%) AWS
13 207 (15.03%) Power Platform
14 204 (14.81%) Data Architecture
15 200 (14.52%) Power BI
16 194 (14.09%) SC Cleared
17 187 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
17 187 (13.58%) Data Analysis
18 180 (13.07%) SQL Server
19 169 (12.27%) Migration
20 166 (12.06%) Microsoft
21 163 (11.84%) Java
22 162 (11.76%) Public Sector
23 159 (11.55%) Scrum
23 159 (11.55%) Data Management
24 149 (10.82%) Visualisation
25 144 (10.46%) Data Lake
26 137 (9.95%) SAP
27 135 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
28 131 (9.51%) DevOps

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 85 (6.17%) Confluence
2 75 (5.45%) Apache Spark
3 46 (3.34%) WebLogic
4 31 (2.25%) SAS
4 31 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 26 (1.89%) Apache
6 23 (1.67%) Apache Airflow
6 23 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (1.38%) WebSphere
8 17 (1.23%) CMS
9 14 (1.02%) JBoss
10 13 (0.94%) Red Hat Fuse
11 10 (0.73%) Apache Pig
11 10 (0.73%) Apache ServiceMix
11 10 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.51%) IIS
13 7 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.44%) SAP Portal
15 5 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 59 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.22%) SPSS
8 1 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.073%) Casewise Modeler
8 1 (0.073%) Figma
Business Applications
1 40 (2.90%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 22 (1.60%) Oracle ERP
3 15 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.65%) SAP MDG
6 8 (0.58%) ION MarketView
7 6 (0.44%) SAP PSCD
8 5 (0.36%) HiPortfolio
8 5 (0.36%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.36%) Oracle Payroll
8 5 (0.36%) SAP APO
9 4 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
10 3 (0.22%) Avolution ABACUS
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.22%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 295 (21.42%) Azure
2 210 (15.25%) AWS
3 207 (15.03%) Power Platform
4 67 (4.87%) Azure Data Factory
5 63 (4.58%) GCP
6 46 (3.34%) Amazon S3
7 28 (2.03%) PowerApps
8 27 (1.96%) SaaS
8 27 (1.96%) Serverless
9 24 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
10 23 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (1.67%) PaaS
11 22 (1.60%) Amazon EMR
11 22 (1.60%) Google Analytics
12 20 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
13 17 (1.23%) Amazon Neptune
13 17 (1.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 16 (1.16%) Apigee
14 16 (1.16%) Logic Apps
14 16 (1.16%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.31%) HTTP
2 6 (0.44%) Broadband
3 3 (0.22%) Internet
3 3 (0.22%) LAN
3 3 (0.22%) WAN
3 3 (0.22%) Wireless
4 2 (0.15%) DECT
4 2 (0.15%) Firewall
4 2 (0.15%) IPv4
4 2 (0.15%) IPv6
4 2 (0.15%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.15%) Multicast
4 2 (0.15%) Network Security
4 2 (0.15%) PPP
4 2 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.15%) Skype
4 2 (0.15%) UPnP
4 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.15%) X.21
5 1 (0.073%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (20.55%) Data Warehouse
2 200 (14.52%) Power BI
3 180 (13.07%) SQL Server
4 144 (10.46%) Data Lake
5 129 (9.37%) Big Data
6 121 (8.79%) Relational Database
7 81 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 79 (5.74%) Tableau
9 76 (5.52%) BusinessObjects
10 64 (4.65%) Oracle Database
11 60 (4.36%) Hadoop
12 59 (4.28%) NoSQL
13 51 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
14 48 (3.49%) Pentaho
15 47 (3.41%) RDBMS
16 42 (3.05%) MySQL
17 40 (2.90%) Apache Hive
18 37 (2.69%) SAP BW
19 36 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 35 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 119 (8.64%) JIRA
2 77 (5.59%) Git (software)
3 50 (3.63%) Jenkins
4 34 (2.47%) ERwin
5 21 (1.53%) GitLab
6 20 (1.45%) ER Studio
7 18 (1.31%) Bitbucket
8 16 (1.16%) SonarQube
9 15 (1.09%) CA Gen
9 15 (1.09%) Maven
10 14 (1.02%) Subversion
11 13 (0.94%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
13 11 (0.80%) JUnit
14 9 (0.65%) Cypress.io
14 9 (0.65%) Visual Studio
14 9 (0.65%) webpack
15 8 (0.58%) Ant
15 8 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (0.58%) Toad
General
1 289 (20.99%) Finance
2 162 (11.76%) Public Sector
3 94 (6.83%) Banking
4 75 (5.45%) Marketing
5 52 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 51 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 39 (2.83%) Retail
8 30 (2.18%) Investment Banking
9 29 (2.11%) Electronics
10 19 (1.38%) Publishing
11 17 (1.23%) Legal
12 16 (1.16%) Front Office
13 15 (1.09%) Games
13 15 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (1.02%) Billing
15 11 (0.80%) Law
16 8 (0.58%) Back Office
17 7 (0.51%) Advertising
18 6 (0.44%) Local Government
19 5 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 368 (26.72%) Architect
2 326 (23.67%) Developer
3 230 (16.70%) Data Architect
4 215 (15.61%) Analyst
5 149 (10.82%) Data Engineer
6 87 (6.32%) Consultant
7 83 (6.03%) Business Analyst
8 81 (5.88%) Data Analyst
9 76 (5.52%) Data Modeller
10 60 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 55 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
12 43 (3.12%) Azure Architect
13 39 (2.83%) Python Engineer
14 38 (2.76%) Java Developer
15 31 (2.25%) Data Business Analyst
15 31 (2.25%) Power BI Developer
16 28 (2.03%) Oracle Developer
16 28 (2.03%) Senior Developer
16 28 (2.03%) Technical Analyst
17 25 (1.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (5.95%) Web Services
2 72 (5.23%) REST
3 66 (4.79%) XML
4 64 (4.65%) JSON
5 52 (3.78%) J2EE
6 51 (3.70%) HTML
7 44 (3.20%) .NET
7 44 (3.20%) CSS
8 41 (2.98%) Spring
9 34 (2.47%) Middleware
9 34 (2.47%) RESTful
10 33 (2.40%) SOAP
11 32 (2.32%) Kafka
11 32 (2.32%) PySpark
12 27 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
13 26 (1.89%) Node.js
14 25 (1.82%) Spring Boot
15 19 (1.38%) React
16 18 (1.31%) AngularJS
17 16 (1.16%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 187 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (5.52%) Data Structures
3 59 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 37 (2.69%) Reference Data
5 34 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (2.47%) User Experience
6 28 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
7 26 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 26 (1.89%) Credit Risk
8 17 (1.23%) W3C
9 16 (1.16%) Virtual Team
10 15 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.09%) Fixed Income
11 14 (1.02%) CMDB
11 14 (1.02%) Public Cloud
12 12 (0.87%) Replication
12 12 (0.87%) Robotics
13 11 (0.80%) FMCG
13 11 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (0.73%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 91 (6.61%) Unix
2 48 (3.49%) Windows
3 29 (2.11%) Linux
4 10 (0.73%) AIX
5 8 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.51%) Android
7 6 (0.44%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.22%) VME
8 3 (0.22%) VMS
9 2 (0.15%) OpenWrt
9 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (32.46%) Business Intelligence
2 429 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 323 (23.46%) ETL
4 310 (22.51%) Analytics
5 204 (14.81%) Data Architecture
6 187 (13.58%) Data Analysis
7 169 (12.27%) Migration
8 159 (11.55%) Data Management
8 159 (11.55%) Scrum
9 149 (10.82%) Visualisation
10 135 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
11 131 (9.51%) DevOps
12 126 (9.15%) Data Integration
13 122 (8.86%) Logical Data Model
14 120 (8.71%) Data Governance
15 104 (7.55%) Data Migration
15 104 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
16 95 (6.90%) SDLC
17 94 (6.83%) Configuration Management
18 90 (6.54%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 596 (43.28%) SQL
2 231 (16.78%) Python
3 163 (11.84%) Java
4 81 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 62 (4.50%) Scala
6 61 (4.43%) JavaScript
7 51 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 37 (2.69%) Shell Script
9 34 (2.47%) C#
10 29 (2.11%) R
11 28 (2.03%) VBA
12 22 (1.60%) C
12 22 (1.60%) PowerShell
13 20 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 20 (1.45%) Perl
14 19 (1.38%) Go
15 18 (1.31%) Apex Code
16 17 (1.23%) SPARQL
17 13 (0.94%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 225 (16.34%) Security Cleared
2 194 (14.09%) SC Cleared
3 47 (3.41%) Degree
4 24 (1.74%) ISEB
5 22 (1.60%) TOGAF Certification
6 15 (1.09%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.36%) MBA
10 4 (0.29%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.29%) MBCS
10 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.22%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.22%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.15%) ACCA
12 2 (0.15%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (8.93%) Data Quality
2 56 (4.07%) QA
3 31 (2.25%) GDPR
4 17 (1.23%) Dublin Core
5 6 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.29%) IFRS
6 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.15%) DICOM
7 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.15%) JTAG
7 2 (0.15%) SLA
8 1 (0.073%) COREP
8 1 (0.073%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.073%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.073%) FINREP
8 1 (0.073%) MiFID
8 1 (0.073%) NCSC
8 1 (0.073%) PMO
8 1 (0.073%) Solvency II
System Software
1 43 (3.12%) Docker
2 31 (2.25%) HDFS
3 6 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.073%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (2.18%) Terraform
2 24 (1.74%) Kubernetes
3 12 (0.87%) Ansible
4 8 (0.58%) Grafana
4 8 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.44%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.36%) Control-M
8 4 (0.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (0.29%) Foglight
9 2 (0.15%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.073%) Ambari
10 1 (0.073%) Amdocs OSS
10 1 (0.073%) IBM BigFix
10 1 (0.073%) Puppet
10 1 (0.073%) Rancher
10 1 (0.073%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 237 (17.21%) Oracle
2 166 (12.06%) Microsoft
3 137 (9.95%) SAP
4 79 (5.74%) Informatica
5 61 (4.43%) Databricks
5 61 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
6 58 (4.21%) Google
7 50 (3.63%) webMethods
8 47 (3.41%) Sparx
9 37 (2.69%) BEA
9 37 (2.69%) Cloudera
10 36 (2.61%) Talend
11 28 (2.03%) MuleSoft
11 28 (2.03%) TIBCO
12 25 (1.82%) Pega
13 24 (1.74%) IBM
14 19 (1.38%) Atlassian
15 18 (1.31%) Alteryx
16 17 (1.23%) Splunk
17 16 (1.16%) ServiceNow