Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Data Transformation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Transformation over the 6 months to 22 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 Transformation
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 584 631
Rank change year-on-year +10 +47 -13
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 321 325 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 205 155
UK median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £293
90th Percentile £625 £625 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +7.46% +4.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £140.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.07% +495.74% -24.19%
10th Percentile £28.70 £135.00 £17.00
90th Percentile £50.70 £145.00 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £140.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -62.14% +495.74% -24.19%

Data Transformation 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 87155 88463 92228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.47% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58071 58482 59737
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2066 2352 2726
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £49.88 £48.75 £47.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

Data Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Transformation in the UK

Data Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Transformation in the UK

Data Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Transformation over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Transformation in the UK

Data Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Transformation in the UK

Data Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Transformation over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Transformation in the UK

Data Transformation
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Transformation within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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 -4 299 £488 +2.63% 26
London -38 178 £513 +6.77% 18
UK excluding London +36 134 £450 +7.46% 9
South East +11 40 £450 -10.00% 3
North of England +70 29 £550 -1.35% 1
South West +23 19 £450 +12.50% 2
East of England -19 19 £444 +18.33% 1
Yorkshire +34 17 £550 - 1
North West +1 12 £476 -15.75%
Midlands +8 11 £550 +38.28% 1
Scotland +1 10 £525 +16.67%
West Midlands +18 8 £500 +26.42% 1
Wales +18 4 £275 +25.00% 1
East Midlands -11 3 £550 +37.50%
Northern Ireland - 2 £463 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Transformation 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 Transformation.

1 161 (50.16%) SQL
2 125 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (35.83%) Migration
4 102 (31.78%) Data Modelling
5 91 (28.35%) Data Migration
6 83 (25.86%) Java
6 83 (25.86%) XML
7 82 (25.55%) ETL
8 79 (24.61%) Finance
9 75 (23.36%) Big Data
10 73 (22.74%) Oracle
11 63 (19.63%) Data Cleansing
12 61 (19.00%) Data Quality
13 58 (18.07%) Relational Database
14 57 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
15 53 (16.51%) SQL Server
15 53 (16.51%) Hadoop
16 50 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
16 50 (15.58%) Banking
17 48 (14.95%) Python
18 46 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
19 42 (13.08%) Scrum
20 41 (12.77%) JSON
21 40 (12.46%) Post-Production
22 37 (11.53%) Security Cleared
22 37 (11.53%) Microsoft
23 36 (11.21%) Data Analysis
24 35 (10.90%) Analytics
25 33 (10.28%) Kafka
26 32 (9.97%) HBase

Data Transformation
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 20 (6.23%) Apache Spark
2 16 (4.98%) Apache
3 10 (3.12%) Confluence
4 8 (2.49%) Apache Airflow
4 8 (2.49%) SAS
5 5 (1.56%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.62%) Documentum
7 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.31%) CMS
7 1 (0.31%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.62%) SPSS
7 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Maximo
2 2 (0.62%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.31%) Relativity
3 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.18%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.87%) Amazon Kinesis
5 6 (1.87%) Serverless
6 5 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (1.56%) GitHub
7 3 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (0.93%) Force.com
7 3 (0.93%) SaaS
7 3 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.62%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.18%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.87%) SAN
3 4 (1.25%) FTP
4 3 (0.93%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.93%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.93%) LDAP
5 2 (0.62%) HTTP
5 2 (0.62%) Internet
6 1 (0.31%) LAN
6 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (23.36%) Big Data
2 58 (18.07%) Relational Database
3 53 (16.51%) Hadoop
3 53 (16.51%) SQL Server
4 50 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (9.97%) HBase
6 23 (7.17%) Oracle Database
7 21 (6.54%) Apache Hive
8 20 (6.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (4.67%) NoSQL
9 15 (4.67%) Power BI
10 14 (4.36%) Data Mining
10 14 (4.36%) MySQL
11 13 (4.05%) DB2
12 11 (3.43%) Ingres
12 11 (3.43%) RDBMS
12 11 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (3.12%) QlikView
14 9 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (2.49%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 13 (4.05%) JIRA
2 7 (2.18%) Cucumber
3 6 (1.87%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.25%) Appium
4 4 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.25%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.93%) ERwin
5 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.31%) GitLab
6 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.31%) LSMW
6 1 (0.31%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
General
1 79 (24.61%) Finance
2 50 (15.58%) Banking
3 23 (7.17%) Investment Banking
4 21 (6.54%) Retail
5 12 (3.74%) Marketing
6 8 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.56%) Billing
8 5 (1.56%) Electronics
9 4 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.25%) Front Office
9 4 (1.25%) Legal
10 3 (0.93%) Publishing
11 2 (0.62%) Law
12 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.31%) Automotive
12 1 (0.31%) Games
12 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (34.58%) Developer
2 86 (26.79%) Analyst
3 43 (13.40%) Business Analyst
4 30 (9.35%) Data Analyst
5 28 (8.72%) Architect
6 27 (8.41%) Java Developer
7 23 (7.17%) Agile Developer
7 23 (7.17%) Agile Java Developer
8 22 (6.85%) Data Architect
9 17 (5.30%) Consultant
10 16 (4.98%) Data Engineer
10 16 (4.98%) DBA
10 16 (4.98%) Project Manager
11 15 (4.67%) .NET Developer
12 14 (4.36%) Oracle DBA
13 13 (4.05%) Big Data Developer
13 13 (4.05%) Oracle Developer
14 12 (3.74%) Data Migration Specialist
14 12 (3.74%) Migration Specialist
15 11 (3.43%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (25.86%) XML
2 41 (12.77%) JSON
3 33 (10.28%) Kafka
4 28 (8.72%) .NET
5 27 (8.41%) Hibernate
6 25 (7.79%) Spring
7 23 (7.17%) J2SE
7 23 (7.17%) XSLT
8 21 (6.54%) Middleware
9 16 (4.98%) JMS
10 11 (3.43%) REST
11 9 (2.80%) Node.js
11 9 (2.80%) Web Services
12 7 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (1.87%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (1.87%) XSD
14 5 (1.56%) AngularJS
14 5 (1.56%) Gherkin
14 5 (1.56%) React
14 5 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.48%) Virtual Team
3 23 (7.17%) Fixed Income
4 18 (5.61%) Data Structures
5 14 (4.36%) Fintech
6 13 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 11 (3.43%) Derivative
8 10 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.49%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (2.18%) User Experience
11 6 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.87%) FMCG
12 5 (1.56%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.56%) Replication
13 4 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (1.25%) PDA
14 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.93%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.30%) Linux
2 16 (4.98%) Unix
3 10 (3.12%) Windows
4 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (35.83%) Migration
3 102 (31.78%) Data Modelling
4 91 (28.35%) Data Migration
5 82 (25.55%) ETL
6 63 (19.63%) Data Cleansing
7 57 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (13.08%) Scrum
9 40 (12.46%) Post-Production
10 36 (11.21%) Data Analysis
11 35 (10.90%) Analytics
12 32 (9.97%) Data Architecture
12 32 (9.97%) Data Integration
12 32 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (9.97%) Workflow
13 31 (9.66%) Coaching
13 31 (9.66%) Collaborative Working
14 29 (9.03%) Data Management
14 29 (9.03%) Data Mapping
14 29 (9.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 161 (50.16%) SQL
2 83 (25.86%) Java
3 48 (14.95%) Python
4 18 (5.61%) C#
4 18 (5.61%) PL/SQL
5 16 (4.98%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.74%) Bash Shell
6 12 (3.74%) R
7 9 (2.80%) VBA
8 7 (2.18%) C++
8 7 (2.18%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.87%) Perl
9 6 (1.87%) Scala
10 5 (1.56%) XPath
11 4 (1.25%) C
11 4 (1.25%) HiveQL
11 4 (1.25%) VB
12 3 (0.93%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.93%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (11.53%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.79%) DV Cleared
3 13 (4.05%) Degree
4 6 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.93%) PMP
7 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.62%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (19.00%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.12%) QA
3 9 (2.80%) GDPR
4 8 (2.49%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.25%) PMO
6 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.31%) MiFID
6 1 (0.31%) PSD2
6 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (4.67%) Oracle Clusterware
1 15 (4.67%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.87%) Apache Flume
2 6 (1.87%) HDFS
3 4 (1.25%) Docker
4 2 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 17 (5.30%) Data Guard
2 15 (4.67%) Oracle Flashback
2 15 (4.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (2.80%) Ansible
3 9 (2.80%) Oozie
4 6 (1.87%) Kibana
5 3 (0.93%) logstash
6 2 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 73 (22.74%) Oracle
2 37 (11.53%) Microsoft
3 32 (9.97%) SAP
4 8 (2.49%) Informatica
4 8 (2.49%) Sybase
5 7 (2.18%) Cloudera
5 7 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.18%) Tableau
6 6 (1.87%) Hortonworks
6 6 (1.87%) IBM
7 5 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.56%) Siebel
7 5 (1.56%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.25%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.25%) EnterpriseDB
8 4 (1.25%) HP
8 4 (1.25%) Splunk
8 4 (1.25%) Talend
9 3 (0.93%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.93%) Workday