Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 593 533 585
Rank change year-on-year -60 +52 +53
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 285 357 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 250 188
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.81% +7.50%
10th Percentile £335 £363 £329
90th Percentile £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £89.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.58% -54.69% +297.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £53.00 £89.38
% change year-on-year -33.96% -40.70% +315.70%

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 85,872 86,040 82,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.96% 85.85% 85.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,696 57,535 54,541
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,175 2,028 2,386
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.00 £23.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.13% -0.41% +0.41%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.06 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.47 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.40% +6.67% -10.00%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -65 260 £475 -2.56% 43
UK excluding London -26 148 £450 - 27
London -63 129 £533 +3.90% 21
South East 0 52 £413 -8.33% 7
North of England -7 33 £406 -26.14% 4
North West +10 22 £400 -15.97% 2
East of England +1 21 £450 +1.41% 4
Midlands -8 15 £467 -11.00% 2
Wales -14 14 £750 +72.41% 2
West Midlands -6 12 £515 -1.90% 1
Scotland -8 6 £450 -14.29% 2
South West -39 6 £575 +27.78% 5
North East - 6 £488 -
Yorkshire -23 5 £388 -29.55% 2
East Midlands +10 3 £415 -24.55% 1

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 162 (56.84%) SQL
2 125 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (38.25%) ETL
4 90 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 85 (29.82%) Migration
6 78 (27.37%) Finance
7 65 (22.81%) Business Intelligence
8 61 (21.40%) Data Warehouse
8 61 (21.40%) Microsoft Azure
9 57 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 55 (19.30%) Microsoft
10 55 (19.30%) Data Migration
11 54 (18.95%) Oracle
11 54 (18.95%) Scrum
12 51 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
13 48 (16.84%) Hadoop
13 48 (16.84%) Big Data
13 48 (16.84%) Python
14 47 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
15 42 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 35 (12.28%) Relational Database
18 33 (11.58%) Validation
19 32 (11.23%) MySQL
20 31 (10.88%) NoSQL
20 31 (10.88%) Open Source
21 30 (10.53%) Scala
22 29 (10.18%) Apache Spark
22 29 (10.18%) C#
22 29 (10.18%) Power BI

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 29 (10.18%) Apache Spark
2 11 (3.86%) Apache
2 11 (3.86%) SAS
3 10 (3.51%) Confluence
4 6 (2.11%) IIS
5 4 (1.40%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.40%) nginx
6 3 (1.05%) CMS
6 3 (1.05%) WordPress
7 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.70%) iTrent
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.70%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.70%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 61 (21.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (6.32%) Azure Data Factory
4 11 (3.86%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (3.51%) Amazon S3
5 10 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (2.46%) IaaS
7 6 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.11%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.75%) Serverless
9 4 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.40%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.70%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.70%) Heroku
10 2 (0.70%) PaaS
10 2 (0.70%) SaaS
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.40%) Internet
2 3 (1.05%) Firewall
2 3 (1.05%) Intranet
2 3 (1.05%) LAN
3 2 (0.70%) VPN
4 1 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 61 (21.40%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (16.84%) Big Data
3 48 (16.84%) Hadoop
4 38 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (12.28%) Relational Database
6 32 (11.23%) MySQL
7 31 (10.88%) NoSQL
8 29 (10.18%) Power BI
9 22 (7.72%) Data Lake
9 22 (7.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (7.37%) Apache Hive
11 18 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (5.61%) Azure SQL Database
12 16 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (5.61%) SQL Server 2016
13 14 (4.91%) MongoDB
13 14 (4.91%) OLAP
13 14 (4.91%) Oracle Database
14 13 (4.56%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 27 (9.47%) JIRA
2 21 (7.37%) Jenkins
3 17 (5.96%) Git (software)
4 14 (4.91%) Visual Studio
5 11 (3.86%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (2.46%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.46%) Selenium
6 7 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.75%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.75%) Maven
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.70%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.70%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.35%) JMeter
10 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 78 (27.37%) Finance
2 13 (4.56%) Publishing
3 9 (3.16%) General Ledger
4 8 (2.81%) Banking
5 7 (2.46%) Back Office
5 7 (2.46%) Marketing
6 5 (1.75%) Front Office
6 5 (1.75%) Retail
7 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.70%) Games
9 2 (0.70%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (37.54%) Developer
2 59 (20.70%) Analyst
3 36 (12.63%) Architect
4 34 (11.93%) Business Analyst
5 26 (9.12%) SQL Developer
6 24 (8.42%) Data Engineer
7 20 (7.02%) ETL Developer
8 15 (5.26%) Data Analyst
9 14 (4.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (4.91%) Oracle Developer
10 13 (4.56%) Data Architect
11 12 (4.21%) Big Data Engineer
11 12 (4.21%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 12 (4.21%) Lead Developer
11 12 (4.21%) SQL Server Developer
12 11 (3.86%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.86%) Data Migration Lead
12 11 (3.86%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
12 11 (3.86%) Oracle ETL Developer
13 10 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.77%) Web Services
2 22 (7.72%) Kafka
3 20 (7.02%) JSON
4 18 (6.32%) XML
5 15 (5.26%) .NET
6 12 (4.21%) ASP.NET
7 11 (3.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 8 (2.81%) React
9 7 (2.46%) CSS
9 7 (2.46%) REST
10 6 (2.11%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.11%) COM+
10 6 (2.11%) HTML
11 5 (1.75%) Apache Commons
11 5 (1.75%) Guava
11 5 (1.75%) Node.js
11 5 (1.75%) Spring
12 4 (1.40%) .NET Core
12 4 (1.40%) JSON Schema
12 4 (1.40%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.91%) Cloud Native
3 13 (4.56%) Replication
4 10 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 10 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.46%) Reinsurance
7 5 (1.75%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.75%) User Experience
8 4 (1.40%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.05%) RIA
10 2 (0.70%) e-Health
10 2 (0.70%) LIMS
10 2 (0.70%) NHS
10 2 (0.70%) PACS
10 2 (0.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.61%) Linux
2 7 (2.46%) Windows
3 4 (1.40%) Unix
4 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (38.25%) ETL
3 85 (29.82%) Migration
4 65 (22.81%) Business Intelligence
5 57 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 55 (19.30%) Data Migration
7 54 (18.95%) Scrum
8 42 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
9 33 (11.58%) Validation
10 31 (10.88%) Open Source
11 27 (9.47%) ETL Development
12 26 (9.12%) Analytics
12 26 (9.12%) Data Ingestion
13 25 (8.77%) Data Analysis
14 24 (8.42%) Visualisation
15 23 (8.07%) DevOps
15 23 (8.07%) User Stories
16 21 (7.37%) Data Integration
16 21 (7.37%) Data Management
16 21 (7.37%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 162 (56.84%) SQL
2 48 (16.84%) Python
3 30 (10.53%) Scala
4 29 (10.18%) C#
5 26 (9.12%) Java
6 25 (8.77%) T-SQL
7 13 (4.56%) JavaScript
8 12 (4.21%) R
9 10 (3.51%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.75%) ABAP
11 5 (1.75%) AWK
11 5 (1.75%) sed
11 5 (1.75%) VBA
12 4 (1.40%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.40%) U-SQL
12 4 (1.40%) XQuery
13 3 (1.05%) PHP
14 2 (0.70%) C
14 2 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.86%) AWS Certification
3 11 (3.86%) Degree
4 6 (2.11%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.70%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.70%) CISM
6 2 (0.70%) CISSP
6 2 (0.70%) MCSA
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ACCA
7 1 (0.35%) CIMA
7 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.35%) ISEB
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.02%) QA
2 18 (6.32%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.40%) GDPR
5 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.70%) HL7
6 2 (0.70%) MiFID
7 1 (0.35%) CDISC
7 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (3.86%) Docker
2 4 (1.40%) Apache Flume
2 4 (1.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.40%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.70%) Ansible
2 2 (0.70%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) Puppet
3 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 54 (18.95%) Oracle
3 23 (8.07%) SAP
4 18 (6.32%) Cloudera
5 16 (5.61%) Workday
6 12 (4.21%) Informatica
7 11 (3.86%) EXASOL
8 9 (3.16%) Teradata
9 8 (2.81%) Google
10 7 (2.46%) Tableau
11 6 (2.11%) Talend
12 4 (1.40%) Cisco
12 4 (1.40%) Databricks
12 4 (1.40%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.05%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.70%) Ab Initio
14 2 (0.70%) Hortonworks
14 2 (0.70%) HP
15 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards