Period
to 16 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 603 629 592
Rank change year-on-year +26 -37 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 296 245 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 174 208
UK median daily rate £480 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £354 £302 £325
90th Percentile £619 £600 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
UK median hourly rate £57.50 £51.00 £26.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.75% +89.42% +12.19%
10th Percentile £45.00 £50.15 £25.58
90th Percentile £76.50 £53.08 £28.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year -11.76% - -

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 88,980 80,536 92,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.78% 84.86% 84.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,666 52,670 61,077
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,434 2,128 2,295
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.00% - +16.28%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.06
% change year-on-year -20.00% -0.24% +16.29%

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 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Transformation over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Transformation in the UK

Data Transformation
Top 16 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 July 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 +22 266 £500 +11.11% 53
London -7 156 £525 +5.00% 26
UK excluding London -12 140 £450 +5.88% 31
South East +7 57 £463 -2.63% 8
North of England -33 23 £381 +16.41% 7
Midlands -18 15 £425 -5.56% 3
East of England -9 14 £450 - 3
Yorkshire -13 14 £364 -9.10% 1
West Midlands -13 12 £450 +44.00% 1
Scotland -31 12 £475 - 3
Northern Ireland +22 11 £438 -5.41% 1
North West -42 7 £363 +11.54% 6
Wales -15 6 £450 +63.64%
South West +9 3 £450 +5.88% 6
East Midlands -5 3 £425 -12.82% 2
North East - 2 £440 -

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 131 (44.26%) SQL
2 113 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (31.42%) ETL
4 88 (29.73%) Big Data
5 83 (28.04%) Finance
5 83 (28.04%) Migration
6 78 (26.35%) Python
7 71 (23.99%) SQL Server
8 69 (23.31%) Data Modelling
9 64 (21.62%) Data Migration
10 63 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
10 63 (21.28%) Java
11 59 (19.93%) Amazon AWS
12 52 (17.57%) Hadoop
13 49 (16.55%) Relational Database
13 49 (16.55%) Oracle
14 48 (16.22%) Apache Spark
15 46 (15.54%) Microsoft Azure
16 43 (14.53%) Data Quality
17 40 (13.51%) Linux
17 40 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (13.18%) TDD
19 38 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
19 38 (12.84%) Data Ingestion
20 36 (12.16%) Talend
21 35 (11.82%) Microsoft
21 35 (11.82%) PostgreSQL
22 33 (11.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 32 (10.81%) Data Analysis
23 32 (10.81%) JavaScript

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 48 (16.22%) Apache Spark
2 19 (6.42%) Apache
3 11 (3.72%) Apache Solr
4 10 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.03%) SAS
6 5 (1.69%) Confluence
7 4 (1.35%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.35%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.68%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.34%) Luigi
9 1 (0.34%) nginx
9 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.68%) SPSS
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.34%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.01%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.01%) SAP MDG
3 3 (1.01%) SmartPlant
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.68%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.34%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.34%) Finacle
5 1 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.34%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (19.93%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (15.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (9.46%) Serverless
4 15 (5.07%) Amazon S3
5 13 (4.39%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (3.38%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (2.03%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (2.03%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (1.35%) SaaS
10 3 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) PaaS
12 1 (0.34%) GitHub
12 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.04%) SMS
2 3 (1.01%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.68%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (29.73%) Big Data
2 71 (23.99%) SQL Server
3 52 (17.57%) Hadoop
4 49 (16.55%) Relational Database
5 38 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (11.82%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (11.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (10.14%) Apache Hive
8 30 (10.14%) NoSQL
9 24 (8.11%) MySQL
10 21 (7.09%) HBase
11 19 (6.42%) RDBMS
12 18 (6.08%) MongoDB
13 14 (4.73%) Data Lake
13 14 (4.73%) DB2
13 14 (4.73%) Power BI
14 11 (3.72%) Impala
14 11 (3.72%) Oracle Database
14 11 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.77%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (4.05%) JIRA
4 12 (4.05%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.04%) Subversion
6 8 (2.70%) GitLab
7 5 (1.69%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.35%) DbUnit
8 4 (1.35%) ERwin
8 4 (1.35%) HttpUnit
8 4 (1.35%) JMeter
8 4 (1.35%) JUnit
8 4 (1.35%) Maven
8 4 (1.35%) Selenium
8 4 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.35%) XMLUnit
9 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 83 (28.04%) Finance
2 22 (7.43%) Banking
3 12 (4.05%) Retail
4 9 (3.04%) Marketing
5 6 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.35%) Advertising
6 4 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.35%) Publishing
7 3 (1.01%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.01%) Legal
8 2 (0.68%) Electronics
8 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 99 (33.45%) Developer
2 64 (21.62%) Analyst
3 52 (17.57%) Data Engineer
4 28 (9.46%) Business Analyst
4 28 (9.46%) Data Analyst
5 23 (7.77%) Architect
6 21 (7.09%) .NET Developer
7 19 (6.42%) SQL Developer
8 18 (6.08%) Big Data Engineer
9 14 (4.73%) Data Architect
10 13 (4.39%) Talend Developer
11 12 (4.05%) Big Data Developer
11 12 (4.05%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.38%) Hadoop Engineer
13 9 (3.04%) Migration Analyst
14 8 (2.70%) Consultant
14 8 (2.70%) Data Migration Developer
14 8 (2.70%) HR Analyst
14 8 (2.70%) Python Engineer
14 8 (2.70%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.80%) .NET
2 26 (8.78%) Kafka
3 24 (8.11%) XML
4 22 (7.43%) HTML
5 21 (7.09%) JSON
6 18 (6.08%) HTML5
6 18 (6.08%) React
7 17 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (5.74%) RESTful
8 16 (5.41%) JMS
9 14 (4.73%) REST
10 13 (4.39%) Spring
11 11 (3.72%) Node.js
11 11 (3.72%) SOAP
12 8 (2.70%) AngularJS
12 8 (2.70%) Spring Boot
13 7 (2.36%) PostGIS
14 6 (2.03%) Web Services
15 5 (1.69%) Lucene
16 4 (1.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.38%) Fintech
2 10 (3.38%) Virtual Team
3 9 (3.04%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.04%) Data Structures
3 9 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.04%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.36%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.36%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.03%) Clustering
6 5 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.69%) Replication
7 4 (1.35%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.35%) Life Science
7 4 (1.35%) NHS
7 4 (1.35%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.35%) User Experience
8 3 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.01%) Derivative
8 3 (1.01%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.51%) Linux
2 14 (4.73%) Unix
3 9 (3.04%) Windows
4 3 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.68%) VMS
6 1 (0.34%) Android
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (31.42%) ETL
3 83 (28.04%) Migration
4 69 (23.31%) Data Modelling
5 64 (21.62%) Data Migration
6 63 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (13.18%) TDD
8 38 (12.84%) Data Ingestion
9 32 (10.81%) Data Analysis
10 31 (10.47%) Analytics
10 31 (10.47%) Data Governance
11 29 (9.80%) Scrum
12 27 (9.12%) Data Encryption
13 26 (8.78%) Data Cleansing
14 23 (7.77%) Data Mapping
14 23 (7.77%) DevOps
15 22 (7.43%) Data Management
15 22 (7.43%) Project Management
16 21 (7.09%) Data Architecture
16 21 (7.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 131 (44.26%) SQL
2 78 (26.35%) Python
3 63 (21.28%) Java
4 32 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 26 (8.78%) T-SQL
6 25 (8.45%) Scala
7 20 (6.76%) Bash Shell
8 15 (5.07%) C#
9 12 (4.05%) Korn
10 11 (3.72%) R
11 6 (2.03%) C++
12 5 (1.69%) C
12 5 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.69%) VBA
13 4 (1.35%) Java 8
13 4 (1.35%) VB
13 4 (1.35%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.01%) VBScript
15 2 (0.68%) PHP
15 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (6.42%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.41%) Degree
3 15 (5.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.03%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.69%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.35%) ACCA
6 4 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.01%) MCP
8 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.68%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.34%) AAT
9 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.34%) CISSP
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.34%) PMP
9 1 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (14.53%) Data Quality
2 20 (6.76%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.38%) GDPR
4 9 (3.04%) PMO
5 8 (2.70%) QA
6 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.34%) EMIR
7 1 (0.34%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (4.73%) HDFS
2 13 (4.39%) Docker
3 7 (2.36%) Apache Flume
3 7 (2.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (3.38%) Oozie
2 9 (3.04%) Ansible
3 7 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.36%) Puppet
4 3 (1.01%) Kibana
4 3 (1.01%) Terraform
5 2 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.34%) Packer
Vendors
1 49 (16.55%) Oracle
2 36 (12.16%) Talend
3 35 (11.82%) Microsoft
4 29 (9.80%) Cloudera
5 17 (5.74%) SAP
6 13 (4.39%) Hortonworks
6 13 (4.39%) Tableau
7 10 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (3.04%) Informatica
9 7 (2.36%) Teradata
10 6 (2.03%) Workday
11 5 (1.69%) Alteryx
11 5 (1.69%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.35%) IBM
13 3 (1.01%) Hitachi
13 3 (1.01%) HP
14 2 (0.68%) Cognos
14 2 (0.68%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.68%) Siebel
14 2 (0.68%) Vertica