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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Transformation
UK
Rank 492 494 491
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 107 134 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 90 98
Median daily rate £438 £450 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +6.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £335 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £614 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £365
% change year-on-year -11.11% +23.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £25.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.05

Data Transformation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37155 43761 41746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.85% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24488 28705 25865
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 1103 1195
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Data Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Data Transformation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Transformation.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Transformation in the UK

Data Transformation
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 103 £450 - 33
London +14 44 £475 +2.70% 21
East of England 0 19 £450 - 1
North West +31 15 £284 -56.30% 5
South East +4 12 £450 +2.85% 1
Essex - 12 £450 -
Manchester +28 11 £284 -56.30% 3
City of London +13 9 £575 +6.97% 6
West Midlands +9 8 £375 -16.66%
Norfolk +8 5 £563 -25.00%
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £460 -
Uxbridge - 4 £513 -
West Sussex - 4 £625 -
Berkshire +19 3 £406 -20.73%
West Yorkshire +6 3 £450 +30.43% 1
Birmingham +3 3 £400 +3.22%
Yorkshire +1 3 £450 +18.03% 2
Hampshire +1 3 - -
Docklands, London 0 3 - -
Warwickshire -5 3 £405 -26.36%
Bedfordshire -14 3 £450 - 1
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Horsham - 3 £625 -
Cheshire +29 2 £339 - 2
Surrey +18 2 £450 +63.63% 1
Leeds +6 2 - - 1
Luton 0 2 £450 - 1
South West -5 2 £400 -9.85% 2
Wales - 2 £413 -
South Wales - 2 £413 -

Data Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 122 (49.80%) SQL
2 85 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (32.65%) Finance
3 80 (32.65%) Data Modelling
4 74 (30.20%) ETL
5 70 (28.57%) Migration
6 68 (27.76%) Oracle
7 64 (26.12%) Business Intelligence
8 60 (24.49%) Data Migration
9 55 (22.45%) Data Quality
10 53 (21.63%) Data Warehouse
11 51 (20.82%) Java
12 47 (19.18%) Banking
13 41 (16.73%) SDLC
14 40 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
14 40 (16.33%) Data Cleansing
15 37 (15.10%) SQL Server
15 37 (15.10%) Python
16 36 (14.69%) Data Management
17 35 (14.29%) Big Data
18 34 (13.88%) Scrum
19 32 (13.06%) Validation
20 31 (12.65%) Degree
21 30 (12.24%) XML
21 30 (12.24%) Microsoft
22 29 (11.84%) SAP
22 29 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
22 29 (11.84%) Investment Banking
23 26 (10.61%) Spring
23 26 (10.61%) ERP

Data Transformation
Top Related 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 14 (5.71%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.45%) Apache
3 5 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.04%) SAS
4 4 (1.63%) Gentran
4 4 (1.63%) JBoss
4 4 (1.63%) Mule
4 4 (1.63%) Mule ESB
4 4 (1.63%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.22%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.41%) IPython
7 1 (0.41%) Jupyter
Applications
1 18 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.22%) MS Office
2 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.41%) SPSS
4 1 (0.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (2.86%) SAP HR
2 6 (2.45%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.22%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.22%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.41%) BlueKai
5 1 (0.41%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.41%) GitHub
5 1 (0.41%) IaaS
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.45%) LAN
2 4 (1.63%) HTTP
2 4 (1.63%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.63%) SSH
3 2 (0.82%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) DSL
4 1 (0.41%) FTP
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (21.63%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (15.10%) SQL Server
3 35 (14.29%) Big Data
4 26 (10.61%) Relational Database
5 23 (9.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (8.57%) DB2
6 21 (8.57%) Hadoop
7 18 (7.35%) QlikView
7 18 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (5.71%) MySQL
8 14 (5.71%) NoSQL
9 12 (4.90%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (4.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 11 (4.49%) Apache Hive
10 11 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (3.67%) RDBMS
12 8 (3.27%) DataStage
12 8 (3.27%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (6.94%) JIRA
2 13 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.49%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.86%) ERwin
4 7 (2.86%) LSMW
5 6 (2.45%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (1.63%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.63%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.63%) Maven
7 4 (1.63%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (1.22%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.22%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.82%) Toad
10 1 (0.41%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.41%) GoCD
10 1 (0.41%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.41%) WebStorm
General
1 80 (32.65%) Finance
2 47 (19.18%) Banking
3 29 (11.84%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.90%) Marketing
5 11 (4.49%) Retail
6 6 (2.45%) Back Office
7 5 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.63%) Law
8 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.22%) Electronics
9 3 (1.22%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.82%) Legal
10 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.82%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Advertising
11 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.41%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (32.65%) Developer
2 61 (24.90%) Analyst
3 33 (13.47%) Data Analyst
4 32 (13.06%) Java Developer
5 23 (9.39%) Senior Developer
6 21 (8.57%) Agile Developer
6 21 (8.57%) Agile Java Developer
6 21 (8.57%) ETL Developer
7 20 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
8 19 (7.76%) Senior Agile Developer
8 19 (7.76%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 18 (7.35%) Business Analyst
10 17 (6.94%) Architect
11 16 (6.53%) Consultant
12 14 (5.71%) Data Engineer
13 12 (4.90%) Data Architect
14 10 (4.08%) SQL Analyst
14 10 (4.08%) SQL Data Analyst
15 9 (3.67%) Core Java Developer
15 9 (3.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.24%) XML
2 26 (10.61%) Spring
3 21 (8.57%) Hibernate
4 17 (6.94%) .NET
4 17 (6.94%) J2SE
5 10 (4.08%) Middleware
5 10 (4.08%) XML Messaging
6 8 (3.27%) REST
6 8 (3.27%) SOAP
7 7 (2.86%) BAPI
8 6 (2.45%) Kafka
8 6 (2.45%) MFC
8 6 (2.45%) WCF
8 6 (2.45%) Web Services
9 5 (2.04%) Gherkin
9 5 (2.04%) MDX
10 4 (1.63%) EDI
10 4 (1.63%) Oracle Streams
10 4 (1.63%) XML Schema
10 4 (1.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.39%) Data Structures
3 14 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.31%) Replication
5 10 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.27%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.45%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.63%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.63%) DataPower
8 4 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.63%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.22%) NHS
9 3 (1.22%) User Experience
10 2 (0.82%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.41%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.41%) FMCG
11 1 (0.41%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.80%) Linux
2 17 (6.94%) Windows
3 2 (0.82%) Unix
4 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (32.65%) Data Modelling
3 74 (30.20%) ETL
4 70 (28.57%) Migration
5 64 (26.12%) Business Intelligence
6 60 (24.49%) Data Migration
7 41 (16.73%) SDLC
8 40 (16.33%) Data Cleansing
9 36 (14.69%) Data Management
10 34 (13.88%) Scrum
11 32 (13.06%) Validation
12 29 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (10.61%) Analytics
13 26 (10.61%) ERP
14 25 (10.20%) Data Analysis
14 25 (10.20%) Data Mapping
14 25 (10.20%) Software Engineering
15 24 (9.80%) Workflow
16 23 (9.39%) Technical Analysis
17 21 (8.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 122 (49.80%) SQL
2 51 (20.82%) Java
3 37 (15.10%) Python
4 21 (8.57%) R
5 18 (7.35%) C#
6 17 (6.94%) C++
7 16 (6.53%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.08%) Scala
9 9 (3.67%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.45%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.04%) VBScript
12 4 (1.63%) Groovy
12 4 (1.63%) VBA
13 3 (1.22%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.22%) Ruby
13 3 (1.22%) VB
14 1 (0.41%) C
14 1 (0.41%) Perl
14 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (12.65%) Degree
2 20 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.67%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.45%) ISEB
6 3 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.41%) HND
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (22.45%) Data Quality
2 13 (5.31%) QA
3 4 (1.63%) ISO20022
3 4 (1.63%) SLA
4 3 (1.22%) IFRS
4 3 (1.22%) IFRS 9
4 3 (1.22%) MiFID
5 2 (0.82%) Basel II
5 2 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.41%) EMIR
6 1 (0.41%) IAS 39
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.41%) Docker
1 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.41%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) Oozie
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 68 (27.76%) Oracle
2 30 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 29 (11.84%) SAP
4 19 (7.76%) Teradata
5 16 (6.53%) Sybase
6 13 (5.31%) Netezza
7 10 (4.08%) Informatica
8 7 (2.86%) Cognos
9 6 (2.45%) IBM
9 6 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.45%) Telerik
10 5 (2.04%) Talend
11 4 (1.63%) Apigee
11 4 (1.63%) IBM Sterling
11 4 (1.63%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.63%) Tableau
11 4 (1.63%) VMware
12 3 (1.22%) HP
12 3 (1.22%) Northgate
12 3 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
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