Period
to 18 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Data Warehouse skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Warehouse over the 6 months to 18 January 2021 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 Warehousing
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 83 102
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19 +4
Contract jobs citing Data Warehouse 1,113 1,948 2,489
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.72% 2.70% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.53% 12.69% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,032 1,377 1,794
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £320 £325
90th Percentile £650 £664 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -2.22% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 28
Median hourly rate £41.25 £27.50 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +43.42% -27.90%
10th Percentile £23.70 £14.28 £12.63
90th Percentile £46.29 £72.00 £53.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.27 £17.91
% change year-on-year +22.22% +18.79% -33.68%

Data Warehouse is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 8,883 15,350 22,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.67% 21.24% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,058 10,449 15,711
Median daily rate £480 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £319
90th Percentile £650 £663 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 211 230
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £26.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.43% -11.34%
10th Percentile £13.47 £12.50 £13.25
90th Percentile £60.05 £57.50 £55.10
Median hourly rate £23.45 £22.55 £26.05
% change year-on-year +4.01% -13.46% -21.05%

Data Warehouse
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Warehouse as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Warehouse in the UK

Data Warehouse
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Warehouse.

Daily rate trend for Data Warehouse in the UK

Data Warehouse
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Warehouse over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Warehouse in the UK

Data Warehouse
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Warehouse.

Hourly rate trend for Data Warehouse in the UK

Data Warehouse
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Warehouse over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Data Warehouse in the UK

Data Warehouse
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Warehouse within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 2021. 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 -1 915 £500 +5.26% 297
London +3 545 £525 +4.95% 142
UK excluding London -17 370 £440 -2.22% 162
Work from Home +18 342 £500 +5.26% 50
North of England +14 125 £400 -5.88% 71
North West +38 84 £428 +7.00% 50
South East -4 80 £488 +5.41% 18
Midlands -14 58 £400 - 37
West Midlands -7 39 £419 +4.69% 28
Scotland +44 36 £400 -11.11% 9
Yorkshire -12 34 £400 -5.88% 16
South West -1 32 £525 +16.67% 11
East of England +2 28 £450 +5.88% 14
East Midlands +7 18 £400 -5.88% 9
Wales -2 9 £425 +12.21% 1
North East +18 8 £400 -12.33% 5
Northern Ireland +13 4 - - 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Data Warehouse 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 Warehouse.

1 582 (52.29%) SQL
2 498 (44.74%) Business Intelligence
3 429 (38.54%) ETL
4 376 (33.78%) Azure
5 343 (30.82%) Data Modelling
6 313 (28.12%) Agile Software Development
7 289 (25.97%) SQL Server
8 267 (23.99%) Power Platform
9 265 (23.81%) Power BI
10 252 (22.64%) Python
11 247 (22.19%) Analytics
12 240 (21.56%) Finance
13 237 (21.29%) Microsoft
14 198 (17.79%) Data Lake
15 194 (17.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 191 (17.16%) AWS
17 183 (16.44%) Oracle
18 159 (14.29%) Migration
19 144 (12.94%) Big Data
19 144 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
20 140 (12.58%) DevOps
21 127 (11.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 124 (11.14%) Java
23 122 (10.96%) Azure Data Factory
24 115 (10.33%) Databricks
25 111 (9.97%) T-SQL
26 108 (9.70%) Azure SQL Database
26 108 (9.70%) Data Architecture
26 108 (9.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 105 (9.43%) Relational Database

Data Warehouse
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 72 (6.47%) Apache Spark
2 47 (4.22%) Apache
3 28 (2.52%) Apache Airflow
4 21 (1.89%) Confluence
5 18 (1.62%) SAS
6 14 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 11 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.54%) Apache Pig
8 6 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.36%) SugarCRM
10 4 (0.36%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.27%) Apache Synapse
11 3 (0.27%) JBoss
11 3 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.18%) Apache Pulsar
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.090%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.090%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 33 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.63%) SPSS
4 6 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.090%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.63%) HFM
4 7 (0.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 6 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.27%) Endur
6 3 (0.27%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.18%) Aligne
7 2 (0.18%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.18%) OPENHousing
7 2 (0.18%) Primavera
7 2 (0.18%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.090%) HiPortfolio
8 1 (0.090%) Magento
8 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.090%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.090%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.090%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 376 (33.78%) Azure
2 267 (23.99%) Power Platform
3 191 (17.16%) AWS
4 122 (10.96%) Azure Data Factory
5 96 (8.63%) GCP
6 65 (5.84%) Serverless
7 54 (4.85%) AWS Lambda
8 51 (4.58%) Amazon S3
9 25 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
10 24 (2.16%) Logic Apps
11 21 (1.89%) Amazon ECS
12 20 (1.80%) Amazon EMR
13 17 (1.53%) GitHub
14 16 (1.44%) PowerApps
15 15 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
15 15 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
15 15 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (1.26%) Amazon SageMaker
16 14 (1.26%) SaaS
17 12 (1.08%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.17%) HTTP
2 8 (0.72%) Kerberos
3 5 (0.45%) SAN
4 4 (0.36%) Firewall
4 4 (0.36%) SSL
5 3 (0.27%) DNS
5 3 (0.27%) LAN
5 3 (0.27%) VPN
6 2 (0.18%) DMZ
6 2 (0.18%) SSH
6 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.18%) WAN
6 2 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.090%) FTP
7 1 (0.090%) Internet
7 1 (0.090%) Skype
7 1 (0.090%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.090%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 265 (23.81%) Power BI
3 198 (17.79%) Data Lake
4 194 (17.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 144 (12.94%) Big Data
6 127 (11.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 108 (9.70%) Azure SQL Database
7 108 (9.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 105 (9.43%) Relational Database
9 92 (8.27%) Oracle Database
10 89 (8.00%) Tableau
11 84 (7.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 65 (5.84%) MySQL
13 64 (5.75%) Amazon Redshift
14 63 (5.66%) NoSQL
15 60 (5.39%) BigQuery
16 54 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
17 52 (4.67%) Hadoop
18 51 (4.58%) Oracle Database 11g
19 47 (4.22%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 57 (5.12%) Git (software)
2 46 (4.13%) JIRA
3 34 (3.05%) Maven
4 33 (2.96%) Jenkins
5 22 (1.98%) GitLab
6 17 (1.53%) ERwin
7 13 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (1.08%) Artifactory
8 12 (1.08%) Selenium
9 11 (0.99%) ER Studio
10 9 (0.81%) kappa
10 9 (0.81%) PowerDesigner
10 9 (0.81%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.63%) Cypress.io
11 7 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.54%) CircleCI
12 6 (0.54%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.45%) SonarQube
General
1 240 (21.56%) Finance
2 88 (7.91%) Banking
3 59 (5.30%) Public Sector
4 35 (3.14%) Retail
5 30 (2.70%) Marketing
6 27 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.89%) Advertising
8 16 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.35%) Back Office
9 15 (1.35%) Law
9 15 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (1.35%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.17%) Publishing
11 9 (0.81%) Front Office
12 8 (0.72%) Electronics
13 6 (0.54%) Automotive
13 6 (0.54%) Legal
14 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.36%) Local Government
14 4 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 271 (24.35%) Developer
2 254 (22.82%) Data Engineer
3 191 (17.16%) Architect
4 141 (12.67%) Analyst
5 119 (10.69%) Data Architect
6 91 (8.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 77 (6.92%) Azure Engineer
8 66 (5.93%) Consultant
9 61 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
10 58 (5.21%) SQL Developer
11 57 (5.12%) Data Analyst
12 55 (4.94%) Business Analyst
13 46 (4.13%) AWS Engineer
14 43 (3.86%) Python Engineer
15 41 (3.68%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 40 (3.59%) DBA
17 31 (2.79%) Project Manager
18 30 (2.70%) Azure Architect
18 30 (2.70%) Power BI Developer
19 29 (2.61%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (6.29%) Kafka
2 48 (4.31%) .NET
3 47 (4.22%) REST
4 46 (4.13%) Web Services
5 38 (3.41%) PySpark
5 38 (3.41%) XML
6 33 (2.96%) JSON
7 32 (2.88%) RESTful
8 21 (1.89%) HTML
9 19 (1.71%) SOAP
10 17 (1.53%) OAuth
11 14 (1.26%) Node.js
12 13 (1.17%) Apache Beam
13 12 (1.08%) gRPC
13 12 (1.08%) Swagger
14 11 (0.99%) Middleware
14 11 (0.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 11 (0.99%) PostGIS
15 10 (0.90%) Spring
16 9 (0.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 144 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (5.21%) Data Structures
3 53 (4.76%) NHS
4 35 (3.14%) Management Information System
5 33 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (2.34%) User Experience
7 20 (1.80%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (1.35%) Virtual Team
9 14 (1.26%) Credit Risk
9 14 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.17%) Hedge funds
11 12 (1.08%) Cloud Native
12 10 (0.90%) Data Centre
13 9 (0.81%) Reference Data
14 8 (0.72%) FMCG
14 8 (0.72%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.63%) Life Science
15 7 (0.63%) Mainframe
15 7 (0.63%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 56 (5.03%) Linux
2 38 (3.41%) Unix
3 27 (2.43%) Windows
4 8 (0.72%) zOS
5 6 (0.54%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.36%) AIX
6 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.18%) VME
8 2 (0.18%) VMS
9 1 (0.090%) Debian
9 1 (0.090%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.090%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (44.74%) Business Intelligence
2 429 (38.54%) ETL
3 343 (30.82%) Data Modelling
4 313 (28.12%) Agile Software Development
5 247 (22.19%) Analytics
6 159 (14.29%) Migration
7 140 (12.58%) DevOps
8 108 (9.70%) Data Architecture
9 104 (9.34%) Data Analysis
10 99 (8.89%) Data Management
11 97 (8.72%) Data Migration
12 96 (8.63%) Visualisation
13 93 (8.36%) Performance Tuning
14 90 (8.09%) Scrum
15 86 (7.73%) Data Integration
16 84 (7.55%) Data Engineering
17 82 (7.37%) Microservices
18 79 (7.10%) Kimball Methodology
19 72 (6.47%) Data Science
19 72 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 582 (52.29%) SQL
2 252 (22.64%) Python
3 124 (11.14%) Java
4 111 (9.97%) T-SQL
5 69 (6.20%) PL/SQL
6 47 (4.22%) C#
7 33 (2.96%) JavaScript
8 30 (2.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 30 (2.70%) Scala
9 20 (1.80%) PowerShell
9 20 (1.80%) R
9 20 (1.80%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.17%) C
11 10 (0.90%) Bash Shell
11 10 (0.90%) VB
12 7 (0.63%) Go
12 7 (0.63%) VBA
12 7 (0.63%) XPath
13 6 (0.54%) PHP
13 6 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 84 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 63 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 34 (3.05%) Degree
4 15 (1.35%) AWS Certification
5 12 (1.08%) Sun Certification
6 8 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
7 7 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.36%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.18%) CIMA
10 2 (0.18%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.18%) ISEB
10 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.18%) PMP
10 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (9.34%) Data Quality
2 101 (9.07%) QA
3 12 (1.08%) GDPR
4 6 (0.54%) IFRS
4 6 (0.54%) PMO
5 4 (0.36%) CDISC
6 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.18%) NCSC
6 2 (0.18%) NIST
6 2 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
7 1 (0.090%) DICOM
7 1 (0.090%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.090%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.090%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.090%) MiFID
7 1 (0.090%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.090%) SLA
7 1 (0.090%) Solvency II
System Software
1 33 (2.96%) Docker
2 15 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (0.99%) HDFS
4 8 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.72%) Apache Flume
4 8 (0.72%) Oracle Clusterware
5 4 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (2.52%) Terraform
2 24 (2.16%) Kubernetes
3 11 (0.99%) Ansible
4 9 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (0.72%) Data Guard
5 8 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.45%) Puppet
7 4 (0.36%) Control-M
7 4 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (0.36%) Foglight
8 2 (0.18%) Grafana
9 1 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.090%) Istio
9 1 (0.090%) Oozie
9 1 (0.090%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 237 (21.29%) Microsoft
2 183 (16.44%) Oracle
3 115 (10.33%) Databricks
4 93 (8.36%) Google
5 70 (6.29%) SAP
6 51 (4.58%) Informatica
7 27 (2.43%) IBM
8 22 (1.98%) Talend
9 18 (1.62%) Teradata
10 13 (1.17%) Cloudera
11 12 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.90%) Sage
12 10 (0.90%) VMware
13 9 (0.81%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.72%) BiZZdesign
14 8 (0.72%) Hyperion
14 8 (0.72%) Netezza
14 8 (0.72%) TIBCO
15 7 (0.63%) Cognos
15 7 (0.63%) Sparx