Period
to 18 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 88 74
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Modelling 2,475 2,491 2,947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.48% 2.62% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 3.12% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,766 1,694 2,031
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 12
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £38.00 £49.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.84% -23.41% -25.95%
10th Percentile £13.36 £20.65 £19.37
90th Percentile £56.74 £63.00 £54.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £32.38
% change year-on-year -36.47% +31.27% -52.74%

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 84,602 79,785 89,423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.70% 83.80% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,512 52,848 58,152
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,036 2,217 2,649
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +3.18% +21.15%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.49
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.60 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £25.66
% change year-on-year -1.76% -2.57% +22.19%

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 February 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 February 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 18 February 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 -6 2,230 £475 - 444
UK excluding London +14 1,244 £425 -5.56% 275
London -16 1,171 £525 +5.00% 194
South East -7 377 £450 -2.70% 75
North of England +23 290 £425 -3.41% 80
Midlands -46 143 £438 +6.71% 25
Scotland +28 142 £405 +8.00% 18
Yorkshire +11 131 £425 -5.56% 42
North West -2 131 £425 +6.25% 35
East of England +37 125 £450 - 33
South West +1 103 £450 -7.22% 37
East Midlands -8 71 £450 +18.03% 5
West Midlands -57 71 £425 -2.86% 20
Wales +19 53 £393 -12.78% 7
North East +60 42 £455 -4.21% 3
Northern Ireland -1 13 £325 -17.30%

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 966 (39.03%) SQL
2 714 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 677 (27.35%) Business Intelligence
4 580 (23.43%) Finance
5 575 (23.23%) ETL
6 525 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
7 476 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 389 (15.72%) Data Analysis
9 379 (15.31%) Analytics
10 378 (15.27%) Oracle
11 362 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
12 347 (14.02%) Microsoft
13 338 (13.66%) Migration
14 332 (13.41%) Java
15 328 (13.25%) Data Architecture
16 321 (12.97%) Data Quality
17 302 (12.20%) Big Data
18 298 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
19 296 (11.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 274 (11.07%) Data Management
21 266 (10.75%) Banking
22 259 (10.46%) Logical Data Model
23 226 (9.13%) Relational Database
24 219 (8.85%) Data Integration
25 218 (8.81%) Scrum
25 218 (8.81%) XML
26 215 (8.69%) Business Analysis
27 214 (8.65%) Python
28 204 (8.24%) Data Migration
29 202 (8.16%) T-SQL

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
1 122 (4.93%) Apache Spark
2 82 (3.31%) SAS
3 71 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 54 (2.18%) Confluence
5 50 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 26 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 24 (0.97%) Apache
8 20 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (0.73%) Apache Pig
10 16 (0.65%) JBoss
10 16 (0.65%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.48%) CMS
12 10 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.28%) IIS
13 7 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.28%) PowerExchange
13 7 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
14 6 (0.24%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 134 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 98 (3.96%) MS Visio
3 49 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.65%) SPSS
6 8 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.040%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.040%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.040%) InVision
8 1 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.040%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.040%) Stata
Business Applications
1 24 (0.97%) Markit EDM
2 21 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.48%) SAP APO
4 10 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.32%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.32%) SAP HR
7 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.28%) SAP BPC
7 7 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.28%) SAP MM
7 7 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (0.28%) SAP SRM
8 6 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
8 6 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 155 (6.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 152 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.45%) SaaS
4 29 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 23 (0.93%) Boomi
6 21 (0.85%) Office 365
7 20 (0.81%) PaaS
8 18 (0.73%) IaaS
9 13 (0.53%) Trello
10 11 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 10 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (0.40%) Serverless
11 10 (0.40%) Slack
12 9 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
12 9 (0.36%) GitHub
13 8 (0.32%) iPaaS
13 8 (0.32%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.69%) SMS
2 14 (0.57%) HTTP
3 13 (0.53%) Intranet
4 11 (0.44%) AMQP
4 11 (0.44%) Skype
4 11 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.40%) SMTP
5 10 (0.40%) SNMP
5 10 (0.40%) SSL
6 9 (0.36%) DNS
6 9 (0.36%) Firewall
7 7 (0.28%) Internet
8 6 (0.24%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (0.20%) 5G
9 5 (0.20%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.20%) FTP
9 5 (0.20%) Wireless
10 3 (0.12%) OpenFlow
10 3 (0.12%) WAN
11 2 (0.081%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 525 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
2 476 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 302 (12.20%) Big Data
4 296 (11.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 226 (9.13%) Relational Database
6 192 (7.76%) Hadoop
7 174 (7.03%) Power BI
8 171 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 149 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 146 (5.90%) NoSQL
11 126 (5.09%) RDBMS
12 97 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
13 90 (3.64%) Apache Hive
14 88 (3.56%) QlikView
15 83 (3.35%) Oracle Database
16 78 (3.15%) Data Lake
17 73 (2.95%) SAP BW
18 70 (2.83%) MySQL
19 69 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
20 63 (2.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 127 (5.13%) JIRA
2 116 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 80 (3.23%) ERwin
4 60 (2.42%) Jenkins
5 37 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 33 (1.33%) Maven
7 30 (1.21%) PowerDesigner
8 29 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (1.05%) Subversion
10 25 (1.01%) Eclipse
10 25 (1.01%) JUnit
10 25 (1.01%) SonarQube
11 23 (0.93%) Cucumber
12 19 (0.77%) Gradle
13 15 (0.61%) IntelliJ
14 14 (0.57%) JProfiler
15 13 (0.53%) Toad
16 12 (0.48%) Bitbucket
17 11 (0.44%) gulp
17 11 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 580 (23.43%) Finance
2 266 (10.75%) Banking
3 95 (3.84%) Retail
4 72 (2.91%) Investment Banking
5 67 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 60 (2.42%) Legal
7 55 (2.22%) Marketing
8 39 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 34 (1.37%) Front Office
10 33 (1.33%) Publishing
11 32 (1.29%) Manufacturing
12 24 (0.97%) Law
12 24 (0.97%) Retail Banking
13 17 (0.69%) Back Office
14 14 (0.57%) Billing
14 14 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.48%) Electronics
16 11 (0.44%) Advertising
16 11 (0.44%) Games
17 9 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 715 (28.89%) Developer
2 674 (27.23%) Analyst
3 607 (24.53%) Architect
4 351 (14.18%) Business Analyst
5 330 (13.33%) Data Architect
6 255 (10.30%) Data Analyst
7 132 (5.33%) SQL Developer
8 124 (5.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 124 (5.01%) Consultant
9 100 (4.04%) Data Modeller
10 87 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
11 81 (3.27%) Senior Developer
12 79 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 79 (3.19%) Data Business Analyst
13 71 (2.87%) Data Engineer
14 63 (2.55%) Technical Architect
15 61 (2.46%) ETL Developer
16 59 (2.38%) Java Developer
17 55 (2.22%) SSIS Developer
18 54 (2.18%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (8.81%) XML
2 168 (6.79%) Web Services
3 133 (5.37%) .NET
4 104 (4.20%) REST
5 103 (4.16%) HTML
6 101 (4.08%) JSON
7 83 (3.35%) RESTful
8 80 (3.23%) SOAP
9 73 (2.95%) CSS
10 61 (2.46%) Middleware
11 60 (2.42%) Hibernate
12 55 (2.22%) Spring
13 54 (2.18%) AngularJS
13 54 (2.18%) Kafka
14 53 (2.14%) J2EE
14 53 (2.14%) Node.js
15 48 (1.94%) JPA
16 47 (1.90%) MDX
17 38 (1.54%) HTML5
18 37 (1.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 362 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (5.49%) Data Structures
3 132 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 73 (2.95%) Reference Data
5 60 (2.42%) User Experience
6 53 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 50 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
8 34 (1.37%) Derivative
9 33 (1.33%) Taxonomies
10 32 (1.29%) Credit Risk
11 31 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (1.17%) Fixed Income
12 29 (1.17%) FMCG
12 29 (1.17%) Market Risk
13 26 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 23 (0.93%) NHS
15 21 (0.85%) Data Centre
15 21 (0.85%) Equities
16 19 (0.77%) CMDB
16 19 (0.77%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 108 (4.36%) Unix
2 75 (3.03%) Linux
3 46 (1.86%) Windows
4 15 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.44%) Android
7 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.12%) CentOS
8 3 (0.12%) HPUX
8 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.12%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.081%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.081%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.081%) VME
9 2 (0.081%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.040%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.040%) Solaris
10 1 (0.040%) SUSE
10 1 (0.040%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.040%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 714 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 677 (27.35%) Business Intelligence
3 575 (23.23%) ETL
4 389 (15.72%) Data Analysis
5 379 (15.31%) Analytics
6 338 (13.66%) Migration
7 328 (13.25%) Data Architecture
8 298 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 274 (11.07%) Data Management
10 259 (10.46%) Logical Data Model
11 219 (8.85%) Data Integration
12 218 (8.81%) Scrum
13 215 (8.69%) Business Analysis
14 204 (8.24%) Data Migration
15 174 (7.03%) Data Governance
15 174 (7.03%) Visualisation
16 157 (6.34%) Use Case
17 153 (6.18%) Physical Data Model
18 149 (6.02%) User Stories
19 147 (5.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 966 (39.03%) SQL
2 332 (13.41%) Java
3 214 (8.65%) Python
4 202 (8.16%) T-SQL
5 178 (7.19%) JavaScript
6 129 (5.21%) C#
7 125 (5.05%) PL/SQL
8 88 (3.56%) R
9 71 (2.87%) Scala
10 67 (2.71%) Shell Script
11 47 (1.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 46 (1.86%) VBA
13 38 (1.54%) PHP
14 31 (1.25%) Perl
15 30 (1.21%) C++
16 28 (1.13%) Bash Shell
16 28 (1.13%) C
17 24 (0.97%) ABAP
18 23 (0.93%) PowerShell
19 21 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 153 (6.18%) Security Cleared
2 147 (5.94%) Degree
3 76 (3.07%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 25 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (0.81%) ISEB
7 19 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
8 16 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (0.57%) CISSP
10 11 (0.44%) IIBA
10 11 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.28%) MCITP
12 6 (0.24%) CBAP
12 6 (0.24%) CEH
12 6 (0.24%) MCSA
12 6 (0.24%) PhD
12 6 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.24%) SANS
13 5 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 321 (12.97%) Data Quality
2 81 (3.27%) GDPR
3 76 (3.07%) QA
4 32 (1.29%) SLA
5 23 (0.93%) MiFID
6 17 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
7 16 (0.65%) HL7
8 14 (0.57%) PMO
9 12 (0.48%) EMIR
10 11 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
11 10 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.36%) GxP
13 8 (0.32%) IFRS
14 6 (0.24%) COBIT
15 5 (0.20%) ISO 20022
16 4 (0.16%) IFRS 9
17 3 (0.12%) Basel II
17 3 (0.12%) GAMP
17 3 (0.12%) GCP
17 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (1.29%) Docker
2 23 (0.93%) HDFS
3 21 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 20 (0.81%) Apache Flume
5 19 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (0.61%) Oracle Clusterware
7 12 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.081%) Firmware
9 2 (0.081%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (0.040%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.040%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.040%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.040%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.040%) vCloud
10 1 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.040%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.040%) vSphere
10 1 (0.040%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (0.93%) Kubernetes
1 23 (0.93%) Oozie
2 19 (0.77%) Data Guard
3 15 (0.61%) Oracle Flashback
3 15 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
4 14 (0.57%) Puppet
5 12 (0.48%) Ansible
5 12 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.32%) SCCM
7 7 (0.28%) Control-M
7 7 (0.28%) Terraform
8 4 (0.16%) Ambari
8 4 (0.16%) CFEngine
8 4 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
8 4 (0.16%) Kibana
8 4 (0.16%) Nagios
8 4 (0.16%) SCOM
8 4 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 378 (15.27%) Oracle
2 347 (14.02%) Microsoft
3 194 (7.84%) SAP
4 169 (6.83%) Tableau
5 112 (4.53%) Informatica
6 92 (3.72%) IBM
7 73 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
8 71 (2.87%) Cognos
9 52 (2.10%) ServiceNow
10 48 (1.94%) Google
10 48 (1.94%) Teradata
11 39 (1.58%) Cloudera
12 34 (1.37%) Talend
13 31 (1.25%) Hortonworks
14 26 (1.05%) MuleSoft
15 23 (0.93%) Ab Initio
16 22 (0.89%) Capita
17 19 (0.77%) Splunk
17 19 (0.77%) Sybase
18 17 (0.69%) Perforce