Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Data Reconciliation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Reconciliation over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 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 Reconciliation
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 805 797
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Reconciliation 70 76 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.073% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.086% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 56
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.97% +10.07% -11.76%
10th Percentile £312 £262 £153
90th Percentile £527 £633 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £356 £375
% change year-on-year +19.30% -5.00% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -32.56% -10.42%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.75 £20.75
90th Percentile £15.75 £15.25 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 -
% change year-on-year +6.90% - -

Data Reconciliation 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 87132 87864 92880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.90% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58048 58076 60168
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2060 2332 2734
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

Data Reconciliation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Reconciliation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Reconciliation in the UK

Data Reconciliation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Reconciliation.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Reconciliation in the UK

Data Reconciliation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Reconciliation over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Reconciliation in the UK

Data Reconciliation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Reconciliation.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Reconciliation in the UK

Data Reconciliation
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Reconciliation within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +10 69 £425 +2.97% 7
London -26 38 £450 -4.00% 4
UK excluding London +20 32 £425 +19.30% 4
North of England +59 11 £425 +8.90% 2
Midlands +19 11 £346 +25.91%
Yorkshire +28 7 £425 -1.51% 1
West Midlands +22 6 £303 -10.37%
South East -3 6 £475 +31.03%
North East - 6 £425 -
East Midlands -1 5 £375 +50.00%
North West +24 4 £375 +8.30% 1
East of England -4 3 £451 - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Reconciliation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Data Reconciliation.

1 40 (57.14%) SQL
2 32 (45.71%) Finance
3 18 (25.71%) ETL
4 17 (24.29%) Oracle
4 17 (24.29%) Migration
4 17 (24.29%) Banking
4 17 (24.29%) Data Analysis
5 15 (21.43%) Data Migration
6 14 (20.00%) QA
6 14 (20.00%) Data Management
7 12 (17.14%) Investment Banking
7 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
7 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
7 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (17.14%) Test Automation
8 11 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (14.29%) Data Quality
9 10 (14.29%) Data Modelling
10 9 (12.86%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (12.86%) Data Mapping
11 8 (11.43%) Data Integration
11 8 (11.43%) Data Architecture
11 8 (11.43%) JIRA
11 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
11 8 (11.43%) Functional Testing
11 8 (11.43%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (11.43%) PL/SQL
11 8 (11.43%) Microsoft

Data Reconciliation
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 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (2.86%) iTrent
2 2 (2.86%) Lawson
3 1 (1.43%) Investran
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (1.43%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.57%) Big Data
3 6 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.14%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.29%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.86%) HBase
6 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.86%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) JIRA
2 6 (8.57%) Selenium
3 3 (4.29%) JBehave
4 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.43%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.43%) JUnit
4 1 (1.43%) PeopleTools
4 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.43%) TestNG
General
1 32 (45.71%) Finance
2 17 (24.29%) Banking
3 12 (17.14%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Back Office
4 3 (4.29%) Japanese Language
4 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.43%) Front Office
6 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.43%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (47.14%) Analyst
2 19 (27.14%) Data Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Tester
4 6 (8.57%) Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) Data Migration Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Migration Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Senior Data Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Data Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Excel Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Oracle Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) QA Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Business Developer
7 3 (4.29%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior SAP BusinessObjects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.43%) Mason
3 1 (1.43%) Node.js
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Derivative
2 6 (8.57%) Equities
2 6 (8.57%) Fixed Income
2 6 (8.57%) OTC Derivatives
3 5 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.71%) Credit Risk
5 3 (4.29%) NHS
5 3 (4.29%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
7 1 (1.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) ETL
2 17 (24.29%) Data Analysis
2 17 (24.29%) Migration
3 15 (21.43%) Data Migration
4 14 (20.00%) Data Management
5 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (17.14%) Test Automation
6 11 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 9 (12.86%) Data Mapping
8 9 (12.86%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (11.43%) Data Architecture
9 8 (11.43%) Data Integration
9 8 (11.43%) Functional Testing
9 8 (11.43%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (11.43%) Validation
10 7 (10.00%) Test Management
11 6 (8.57%) Data Engineering
11 6 (8.57%) Manual Testing
11 6 (8.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) PL/SQL
3 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (4.29%) C#
5 3 (4.29%) VBA
6 2 (2.86%) PeopleCode
6 2 (2.86%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) R
6 2 (2.86%) SQR
7 1 (1.43%) Perl
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) sed
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.86%) PMP
3 1 (1.43%) AAT
3 1 (1.43%) ACCA
3 1 (1.43%) CIMA
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.00%) QA
2 10 (14.29%) Data Quality
3 7 (10.00%) MiFID
4 4 (5.71%) EMIR
5 2 (2.86%) IFRS
6 1 (1.43%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.57%) Informatica
3 6 (8.57%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (4.29%) HP
4 3 (4.29%) Workday
5 2 (2.86%) Fidessa
5 2 (2.86%) ION Trading
5 2 (2.86%) Murex
5 2 (2.86%) Sage
5 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.86%) Serena
6 1 (1.43%) IBM
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Software AG
6 1 (1.43%) Sybase
6 1 (1.43%) Talend
6 1 (1.43%) WorldPay