Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 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 Transformation
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 628 602 602
Rank change year-on-year -26 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 281 282 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 204 186
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £329 £322 £306
90th Percentile £623 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
UK median hourly rate £57.50 £51.00 £140.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.75% -63.57% +522.22%
10th Percentile £46.75 £50.15 £135.00
90th Percentile £61.25 £53.08 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £51.00 £140.00
% change year-on-year +12.75% -63.57% +495.74%

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 88,893 85,050 90,143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.18% 85.72% 85.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,634 56,312 59,554
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,433 2,068 2,444
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +6.38% +6.82%

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 16 October 2018.

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
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 16 October 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 0 260 £500 +11.11% 37
London -13 143 £525 +5.00% 10
UK excluding London -26 133 £425 -5.56% 30
South East +35 68 £423 -3.43% 6
North of England -30 20 £400 +1.59% 6
Midlands -16 14 £438 -7.89% 1
North West -2 13 £425 +13.33% 6
East of England -6 12 £410 -7.61% 2
West Midlands -20 12 £450 +18.03% 1
Yorkshire -30 7 £258 -35.45%
Northern Ireland +36 6 £434 -6.22%
Scotland -20 6 £431 -17.86% 2
Wales -19 4 £450 +63.64% 1
South West -31 3 £575 +27.78% 12
East Midlands -6 2 £331 -33.75%

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Transformation 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 Transformation.

1 146 (51.96%) SQL
2 104 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (36.30%) ETL
4 83 (29.54%) SQL Server
5 70 (24.91%) Business Intelligence
5 70 (24.91%) Finance
6 57 (20.28%) Oracle
7 55 (19.57%) Python
8 53 (18.86%) Migration
9 50 (17.79%) Big Data
10 49 (17.44%) Data Modelling
10 49 (17.44%) Data Warehouse
10 49 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
11 47 (16.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 41 (14.59%) Java
12 41 (14.59%) Relational Database
13 40 (14.23%) Amazon AWS
14 39 (13.88%) Data Migration
15 38 (13.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 37 (13.17%) Hadoop
16 37 (13.17%) Microsoft
17 35 (12.46%) T-SQL
18 34 (12.10%) Apache Spark
18 34 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
19 30 (10.68%) MySQL
19 30 (10.68%) Linux
19 30 (10.68%) Scrum
19 30 (10.68%) Data Analysis
20 27 (9.61%) TDD
21 26 (9.25%) Data Mapping

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 34 (12.10%) Apache Spark
2 13 (4.63%) Apache
3 7 (2.49%) Apache Solr
3 7 (2.49%) SAS
4 6 (2.14%) Confluence
4 6 (2.14%) IIS
5 4 (1.42%) nginx
6 3 (1.07%) CMS
6 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.07%) WordPress
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.71%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (8.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (3.91%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.71%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.78%) SAP HR
2 4 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.07%) SmartPlant
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.71%) iTrent
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.71%) SAP MDG
4 2 (0.71%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.36%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (16.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (14.23%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (6.05%) Serverless
4 15 (5.34%) Amazon S3
5 12 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (4.27%) Azure Data Factory
6 10 (3.56%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (3.56%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (2.49%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (2.49%) Azure Functions
7 7 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (2.14%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.07%) Data Lake Analytics
10 3 (1.07%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 2 (0.71%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.71%) SaaS
12 1 (0.36%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.49%) SMS
2 4 (1.42%) Internet
3 3 (1.07%) Firewall
3 3 (1.07%) LAN
4 2 (0.71%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (29.54%) SQL Server
2 50 (17.79%) Big Data
3 49 (17.44%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (14.59%) Relational Database
5 38 (13.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (13.17%) Hadoop
7 30 (10.68%) MySQL
8 25 (8.90%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (7.47%) Apache Hive
9 21 (7.47%) Power BI
10 20 (7.12%) Data Lake
10 20 (7.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (6.76%) NoSQL
12 18 (6.41%) Oracle Database
13 17 (6.05%) RDBMS
14 15 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (5.34%) SQL Server 2016
14 15 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (4.27%) Impala
15 12 (4.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (7.12%) JIRA
2 19 (6.76%) Visual Studio
3 18 (6.41%) Jenkins
4 17 (6.05%) Git (software)
5 15 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.78%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.78%) Maven
7 4 (1.42%) Selenium
8 3 (1.07%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.07%) GitLab
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.71%) ERwin
9 2 (0.71%) JMeter
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.71%) Subversion
10 1 (0.36%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.36%) JUnit
10 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.36%) XMLUnit
General
1 70 (24.91%) Finance
2 11 (3.91%) Publishing
3 8 (2.85%) Banking
4 7 (2.49%) General Ledger
5 6 (2.14%) Back Office
5 6 (2.14%) Retail
5 6 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.78%) Advertising
6 5 (1.78%) Marketing
7 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (39.15%) Developer
2 69 (24.56%) Analyst
3 32 (11.39%) Data Engineer
4 29 (10.32%) Business Analyst
5 27 (9.61%) Architect
6 25 (8.90%) Data Analyst
7 24 (8.54%) SQL Developer
8 18 (6.41%) Data Architect
9 16 (5.69%) .NET Developer
10 12 (4.27%) ETL Developer
10 12 (4.27%) Migration Analyst
11 10 (3.56%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.56%) Lead Developer
12 9 (3.20%) Data Migration Analyst
12 9 (3.20%) Lead Architect
12 9 (3.20%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (3.20%) Project Manager
13 8 (2.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 8 (2.85%) Lead Data Architect
13 8 (2.85%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.19%) .NET
1 23 (8.19%) Web Services
2 19 (6.76%) Kafka
3 18 (6.41%) JSON
4 15 (5.34%) XML
5 14 (4.98%) HTML
6 12 (4.27%) Node.js
6 12 (4.27%) Spring
7 11 (3.91%) React
8 9 (3.20%) ASP.NET
8 9 (3.20%) Spring Boot
9 7 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (2.49%) CSS
9 7 (2.49%) HTML5
9 7 (2.49%) REST
9 7 (2.49%) RESTful
10 6 (2.14%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.14%) COM+
10 6 (2.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 5 (1.78%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.27%) Virtual Team
3 10 (3.56%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.49%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.49%) Reinsurance
4 7 (2.49%) Replication
4 7 (2.49%) User Experience
5 6 (2.14%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.14%) Fintech
6 5 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.78%) NHS
7 4 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.42%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.42%) Life Science
7 4 (1.42%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.71%) FMCG
9 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.68%) Linux
2 12 (4.27%) Unix
3 5 (1.78%) Windows
4 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (36.30%) ETL
3 70 (24.91%) Business Intelligence
4 53 (18.86%) Migration
5 49 (17.44%) Data Modelling
6 39 (13.88%) Data Migration
7 34 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (10.68%) Data Analysis
8 30 (10.68%) Scrum
9 27 (9.61%) TDD
10 26 (9.25%) Data Mapping
11 25 (8.90%) Data Ingestion
12 23 (8.19%) ETL Development
12 23 (8.19%) Open Source
13 22 (7.83%) Analytics
14 21 (7.47%) Waterfall
15 20 (7.12%) Data Integration
15 20 (7.12%) DevOps
15 20 (7.12%) Machine Learning
15 20 (7.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (51.96%) SQL
2 55 (19.57%) Python
3 41 (14.59%) Java
4 35 (12.46%) T-SQL
5 25 (8.90%) Scala
6 20 (7.12%) JavaScript
7 19 (6.76%) C#
8 13 (4.63%) R
9 12 (4.27%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.85%) Korn
11 7 (2.49%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.78%) ABAP
12 5 (1.78%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.78%) VB
13 4 (1.42%) AWK
13 4 (1.42%) sed
13 4 (1.42%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.42%) XQuery
14 3 (1.07%) PHP
14 3 (1.07%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (4.98%) Degree
2 10 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.14%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.42%) ACCA
5 4 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.07%) MCP
7 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.36%) CBAP
8 1 (0.36%) CIMA
8 1 (0.36%) CISSP
8 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.36%) IIBA
8 1 (0.36%) ISEB
8 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.36%) PMP
8 1 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.25%) Data Quality
2 19 (6.76%) QA
3 11 (3.91%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.14%) GDPR
5 2 (0.71%) HL7
5 2 (0.71%) PMO
6 1 (0.36%) CDISC
6 1 (0.36%) EMIR
6 1 (0.36%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (3.91%) Docker
2 4 (1.42%) HDFS
3 2 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (2.14%) Puppet
2 5 (1.78%) Ansible
2 5 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.42%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.07%) Oozie
5 2 (0.71%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.71%) Terraform
6 1 (0.36%) Kibana
Vendors
1 57 (20.28%) Oracle
2 37 (13.17%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.83%) SAP
4 16 (5.69%) Talend
5 15 (5.34%) Cloudera
6 14 (4.98%) Workday
7 13 (4.63%) Informatica
8 11 (3.91%) Teradata
9 9 (3.20%) TIBCO
10 7 (2.49%) Google
10 7 (2.49%) Tableau
11 6 (2.14%) EXASOL
12 5 (1.78%) Cisco
13 4 (1.42%) Databricks
14 3 (1.07%) Ab Initio
14 3 (1.07%) Hortonworks
14 3 (1.07%) HP
15 2 (0.71%) Alteryx
15 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
15 2 (0.71%) Netezza