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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 474 491 485
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6  
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 133 160 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 108 103
Median daily rate £464 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +1.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £363
% change year-on-year +5.88% +17.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £51.00 - £19.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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 39704 44234 45146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.33% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25886 29348 28980
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1071 1257
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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 -11 111 £475 +5.55% 29
London -35 65 £500 +5.26% 14
South East +26 11 £475 +15.15% 1
City of London -7 10 £485 +6.59% 3
East of England -4 8 £450 +35.84% 6
Yorkshire +24 7 £375 -47.36% 1
Leeds - 7 £375 - 1
Belfast - 7 £463 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £375 - 1
Northern Ireland - 7 £463 -
County Antrim - 7 £463 -
North West +23 6 £325 - 2
West Midlands +13 6 £289 -30.42%
East Midlands -3 6 £488 -35.43% 1
Northamptonshire - 6 £488 -
Northampton - 5 £475 -
South Wales - 5 £275 -
Scotland - 5 £475 -
Wales - 5 £275 -
Essex - 5 £405 - 2
Manchester +12 4 £325 - 1
Warwickshire +9 4 £265 -41.11%
Stirling - 4 £475 -
Newport - 4 £275 -
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £405 - 1
Berkshire +19 3 £475 -17.39%
Luton - 3 £450 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £450 - 2
West Sussex +21 2 - -
South West +2 2 £450 +21.62% 4

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 116 (47.74%) SQL
2 100 (41.15%) Data Modelling
3 86 (35.39%) ETL
4 83 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (33.33%) Finance
6 77 (31.69%) Business Intelligence
7 74 (30.45%) Oracle
8 69 (28.40%) Migration
9 57 (23.46%) Data Warehouse
10 55 (22.63%) Data Quality
11 52 (21.40%) SQL Server
12 44 (18.11%) Data Cleansing
13 43 (17.70%) Data Migration
13 43 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
14 39 (16.05%) Banking
15 38 (15.64%) Microsoft
16 36 (14.81%) Java
16 36 (14.81%) Python
16 36 (14.81%) Data Analysis
16 36 (14.81%) Analytics
16 36 (14.81%) Data Integration
17 34 (13.99%) QlikView
18 32 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 32 (13.17%) Big Data
18 32 (13.17%) Relational Database
19 31 (12.76%) Degree
20 30 (12.35%) Validation
21 28 (11.52%) Data Management
22 27 (11.11%) SDLC
23 26 (10.70%) Scrum

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 9 (3.70%) SAS
2 5 (2.06%) Apache
3 4 (1.65%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.65%) Confluence
3 4 (1.65%) Gentran
3 4 (1.65%) JBoss
3 4 (1.65%) Mule ESB
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.65%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.23%) Mule
5 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.41%) IPython
6 1 (0.41%) Jupyter
Applications
1 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.06%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.06%) SPSS
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.41%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.65%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.23%) Bluemix
4 3 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (1.23%) SoftLayer
5 2 (0.82%) CloudSense
6 1 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.41%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.41%) GitHub
6 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.88%) FTP
2 4 (1.65%) HTTP
2 4 (1.65%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.65%) LAN
3 3 (1.23%) Firewall
4 2 (0.82%) Internet
4 2 (0.82%) Network Security
5 1 (0.41%) DSL
5 1 (0.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (23.46%) Data Warehouse
2 52 (21.40%) SQL Server
3 34 (13.99%) QlikView
4 32 (13.17%) Big Data
4 32 (13.17%) Relational Database
4 32 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (9.05%) DB2
6 21 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (7.82%) MySQL
8 18 (7.41%) RDBMS
9 14 (5.76%) Hadoop
10 13 (5.35%) Ingres
11 11 (4.53%) NoSQL
11 11 (4.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (4.12%) Data Mining
12 10 (4.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 8 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (2.47%) DataStage
14 6 (2.47%) Qlik Sense
15 5 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (5.35%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.53%) JIRA
2 11 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (2.06%) ERwin
5 4 (1.65%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.23%) Maven
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.82%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.41%) GoCD
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.41%) Toad
8 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.41%) WebStorm
General
1 81 (33.33%) Finance
2 39 (16.05%) Banking
3 15 (6.17%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.35%) Retail
5 6 (2.47%) Law
5 6 (2.47%) Marketing
6 5 (2.06%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.06%) Front Office
6 5 (2.06%) Legal
7 4 (1.65%) Automotive
7 4 (1.65%) Publishing
8 3 (1.23%) Back Office
8 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.82%) Electronics
9 2 (0.82%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.82%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.41%) French Language
10 1 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 84 (34.57%) Developer
2 67 (27.57%) Analyst
3 28 (11.52%) Business Analyst
4 27 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 25 (10.29%) Architect
6 23 (9.47%) ETL Developer
7 19 (7.82%) Data Architect
8 17 (7.00%) Java Developer
9 16 (6.58%) SQL Developer
10 15 (6.17%) Project Manager
11 11 (4.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (4.53%) Python Developer
11 11 (4.53%) Technical Analyst
12 10 (4.12%) QlikView Developer
12 10 (4.12%) SSIS Developer
13 9 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Architect
14 8 (3.29%) Data Modeller
14 8 (3.29%) Enterprise Architect
14 8 (3.29%) Oracle ETL Developer
14 8 (3.29%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.47%) XML
2 19 (7.82%) Middleware
3 14 (5.76%) XSLT
4 11 (4.53%) .NET
5 10 (4.12%) Spring
6 7 (2.88%) Hibernate
6 7 (2.88%) J2SE
7 6 (2.47%) Node.js
7 6 (2.47%) SOAP
7 6 (2.47%) XML Messaging
8 5 (2.06%) EDI
8 5 (2.06%) REST
8 5 (2.06%) RESTful
8 5 (2.06%) Web Services
9 4 (1.65%) D3.js
9 4 (1.65%) JAXB
9 4 (1.65%) MDX
9 4 (1.65%) MFC
10 3 (1.23%) Flask
10 3 (1.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.35%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.35%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.12%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.29%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.47%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.47%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.47%) Replication
5 6 (2.47%) User Experience
6 4 (1.65%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.65%) DataPower
6 4 (1.65%) Derivative
6 4 (1.65%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.65%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.82%) NHS
7 2 (0.82%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.82%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.41%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.05%) Linux
2 18 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (0.82%) Unix
4 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (41.15%) Data Modelling
2 86 (35.39%) ETL
3 83 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (31.69%) Business Intelligence
5 69 (28.40%) Migration
6 44 (18.11%) Data Cleansing
7 43 (17.70%) Data Migration
8 36 (14.81%) Analytics
8 36 (14.81%) Data Analysis
8 36 (14.81%) Data Integration
9 30 (12.35%) Validation
10 28 (11.52%) Data Management
11 27 (11.11%) SDLC
12 26 (10.70%) Data Mapping
12 26 (10.70%) Scrum
13 20 (8.23%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (7.00%) Business Analysis
14 17 (7.00%) Data Flow Diagram
15 16 (6.58%) Open Source
15 16 (6.58%) UML
Programming Languages
1 116 (47.74%) SQL
2 36 (14.81%) Java
2 36 (14.81%) Python
3 18 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 14 (5.76%) R
5 11 (4.53%) C#
5 11 (4.53%) C++
6 8 (3.29%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.06%) Groovy
7 5 (2.06%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.06%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.06%) VBScript
8 4 (1.65%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.23%) Korn
9 3 (1.23%) Perl
9 3 (1.23%) VB
10 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.82%) VBA
11 1 (0.41%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (12.76%) Degree
2 15 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) HND
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.41%) PhD
5 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (22.63%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.65%) QA
2 4 (1.65%) SLA
3 3 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.23%) IFRS
3 3 (1.23%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.82%) Basel II
4 2 (0.82%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.82%) MiFID
5 1 (0.41%) EMIR
5 1 (0.41%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Ansible
1 1 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 74 (30.45%) Oracle
2 38 (15.64%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.94%) Informatica
3 12 (4.94%) Teradata
4 9 (3.70%) IBM
4 9 (3.70%) Netezza
4 9 (3.70%) Talend
5 8 (3.29%) Splunk
5 8 (3.29%) Sybase
6 7 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.47%) Apttus
7 6 (2.47%) Google
7 6 (2.47%) SAP
7 6 (2.47%) Tableau
8 5 (2.06%) Jaspersoft
9 4 (1.65%) Citrix
9 4 (1.65%) Cognos
9 4 (1.65%) Coremetrics
9 4 (1.65%) IBM Sterling
9 4 (1.65%) JD Edwards
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