Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 78 82 93
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 +12
Contract jobs citing Data Warehouse 1,521 1,519 2,475
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.84% 2.65% 2.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.46% 12.55% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,036 1,061 1,751
10th Percentile £313 £313 £325
25th Percentile £406 £381 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £563
90th Percentile £650 £675 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £450
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 21
10th Percentile £22.16 £23.57 £13.00
25th Percentile £24.00 £30.94 £14.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.50 £18.32
Median % change year-on-year -30.69% +175.73% -19.49%
75th Percentile £45.15 £62.94 £24.60
90th Percentile £50.68 £70.00 £47.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £53.00 £16.34
% change year-on-year -50.94% +224.36% +9.19%

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 11,296 12,105 21,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.09% 21.08% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,749 8,267 14,850
10th Percentile £320 £320 £320
25th Percentile £405 £400 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -2.78% +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 182 236
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.37 £14.00
25th Percentile £19.00 £18.25 £18.14
Median hourly rate £26.00 £24.70 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -17.67% -0.83%
75th Percentile £45.20 £44.85 £47.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £57.95 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +4.44% -25.00% -14.94%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 1,205 £500 +5.26% 388
London -2 702 £525 +5.00% 174
Work from Home +12 502 £500 -6.98% 89
UK excluding London -8 486 £438 - 227
North of England +9 127 £428 +0.71% 69
South East -15 106 £500 +5.26% 35
Midlands +2 88 £400 - 48
North West +11 74 £431 +14.93% 39
West Midlands -2 63 £375 -11.76% 38
South West +22 57 £550 +19.57% 23
Scotland +31 56 £425 -19.05% 14
Yorkshire +5 48 £431 -17.86% 27
East of England -2 37 £424 -0.29% 37
East Midlands +7 24 £400 +6.67% 10
Wales -11 14 £438 +16.67% 2
North East +11 5 £400 -11.11% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 835 (54.90%) SQL
2 657 (43.20%) Business Intelligence
3 589 (38.72%) ETL
4 551 (36.23%) Azure
5 507 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 439 (28.86%) Analytics
7 429 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
8 369 (24.26%) Power Platform
9 368 (24.19%) Power BI
10 343 (22.55%) SQL Server
11 327 (21.50%) Python
12 315 (20.71%) Finance
13 290 (19.07%) Microsoft
14 268 (17.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 266 (17.49%) AWS
16 256 (16.83%) Data Lake
17 239 (15.71%) Big Data
18 234 (15.38%) Oracle
19 203 (13.35%) DevOps
20 198 (13.02%) Migration
21 193 (12.69%) Azure Data Factory
22 189 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 188 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
24 171 (11.24%) Databricks
25 162 (10.65%) T-SQL
26 156 (10.26%) Data Architecture
27 154 (10.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 151 (9.93%) Data Management
29 145 (9.53%) Data Integration
30 142 (9.34%) Tableau

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
1 125 (8.22%) Apache Spark
2 59 (3.88%) Apache Airflow
3 52 (3.42%) Apache
4 30 (1.97%) SAS
4 30 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.05%) Confluence
6 12 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.39%) Apache Pig
8 6 (0.39%) IIS
9 5 (0.33%) Luigi
10 4 (0.26%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.20%) JBoss
11 3 (0.20%) SugarCRM
11 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.13%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 50 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.39%) SPSS
4 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.066%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.066%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.59%) HFM
3 9 (0.59%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 8 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.33%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.26%) UltiPro
7 3 (0.20%) Aligne
7 3 (0.20%) Cerner Millennium
8 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.13%) LatentZero
8 2 (0.13%) LongView
8 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.13%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 551 (36.23%) Azure
2 369 (24.26%) Power Platform
3 266 (17.49%) AWS
4 193 (12.69%) Azure Data Factory
5 124 (8.15%) GCP
6 99 (6.51%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 99 (6.51%) Serverless
7 71 (4.67%) Amazon S3
8 53 (3.48%) AWS Lambda
9 35 (2.30%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 34 (2.24%) Azure Functions
11 29 (1.91%) Azure Logic Apps
12 28 (1.84%) Amazon EMR
13 24 (1.58%) GitHub
13 24 (1.58%) Google Analytics
14 23 (1.51%) Azure Storage
14 23 (1.51%) PaaS
15 22 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
15 22 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
16 19 (1.25%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.64%) HTTP
2 14 (0.92%) LAN
2 14 (0.92%) PBX
2 14 (0.92%) VoIP
2 14 (0.92%) WAN
3 13 (0.85%) RTP
4 9 (0.59%) FTP
5 8 (0.53%) DNS
6 7 (0.46%) Kerberos
7 6 (0.39%) SMTP
8 5 (0.33%) Firewall
8 5 (0.33%) SAN
9 4 (0.26%) Network Security
10 3 (0.20%) SSH
11 2 (0.13%) DMZ
11 2 (0.13%) VPN
12 1 (0.066%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.066%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.066%) Software-Defined Networking
12 1 (0.066%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 368 (24.19%) Power BI
2 343 (22.55%) SQL Server
3 268 (17.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 256 (16.83%) Data Lake
5 239 (15.71%) Big Data
6 189 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 154 (10.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 142 (9.34%) Tableau
9 128 (8.42%) Relational Database
10 127 (8.35%) Azure SQL Database
11 119 (7.82%) Snowflake Schema
12 116 (7.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 97 (6.38%) Oracle Database
14 92 (6.05%) Hadoop
15 91 (5.98%) BigQuery
16 88 (5.79%) Amazon Redshift
17 87 (5.72%) NoSQL
18 79 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
19 65 (4.27%) Star Schema
20 63 (4.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 83 (5.46%) Git (software)
1 83 (5.46%) JIRA
2 38 (2.50%) Maven
3 29 (1.91%) ERwin
4 25 (1.64%) kappa
5 23 (1.51%) PowerDesigner
6 22 (1.45%) ER Studio
7 17 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 16 (1.05%) Jenkins
9 14 (0.92%) LoadRunner
10 13 (0.85%) Visual Studio
11 12 (0.79%) Bitbucket
12 10 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (0.53%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.53%) Selenium
14 8 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (0.46%) TeamCity
16 6 (0.39%) Artifactory
16 6 (0.39%) SonarQube
General
1 315 (20.71%) Finance
2 110 (7.23%) Banking
3 103 (6.77%) Public Sector
4 45 (2.96%) Investment Banking
5 43 (2.83%) Retail
6 32 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.38%) Marketing
8 20 (1.31%) Back Office
8 20 (1.31%) Front Office
9 18 (1.18%) Publishing
10 14 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.72%) Advertising
12 11 (0.72%) Law
13 7 (0.46%) Legal
14 6 (0.39%) Automotive
14 6 (0.39%) French Language
15 5 (0.33%) Electronics
15 5 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 350 (23.01%) Data Engineer
2 333 (21.89%) Developer
3 257 (16.90%) Architect
4 221 (14.53%) Analyst
5 159 (10.45%) Data Architect
6 136 (8.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 114 (7.50%) Azure Engineer
8 97 (6.38%) Data Analyst
9 93 (6.11%) Consultant
10 77 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
10 77 (5.06%) SQL Developer
11 56 (3.68%) Business Analyst
12 55 (3.62%) Project Manager
12 55 (3.62%) Python Engineer
13 49 (3.22%) AWS Engineer
13 49 (3.22%) Azure Architect
14 48 (3.16%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 48 (3.16%) DBA
15 41 (2.70%) Power BI Developer
16 38 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (5.79%) Kafka
2 69 (4.54%) XML
3 54 (3.55%) JSON
4 53 (3.48%) REST
5 44 (2.89%) .NET
6 41 (2.70%) RESTful
7 36 (2.37%) PySpark
8 34 (2.24%) Web Services
9 33 (2.17%) SOAP
10 26 (1.71%) HTML
11 23 (1.51%) Node.js
12 18 (1.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 18 (1.18%) Spark Streaming
13 17 (1.12%) .NET Framework
14 16 (1.05%) PostGIS
15 13 (0.85%) MDX
16 12 (0.79%) React
17 11 (0.72%) Apache Beam
17 11 (0.72%) NumPy
18 9 (0.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 188 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (4.60%) Data Structures
3 54 (3.55%) NHS
4 40 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 37 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
6 31 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 31 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (1.71%) Virtual Team
8 22 (1.45%) User Experience
9 20 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.18%) Credit Risk
11 17 (1.12%) Cloud Native
11 17 (1.12%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.05%) Reference Data
13 11 (0.72%) Data Centre
13 11 (0.72%) Replication
14 9 (0.59%) Derivative
14 9 (0.59%) Oracle Exalytics
15 8 (0.53%) Organisational Skills
15 8 (0.53%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 61 (4.01%) Linux
2 41 (2.70%) Unix
3 33 (2.17%) Windows
4 7 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.33%) zOS
6 3 (0.20%) Android
6 3 (0.20%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (0.20%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.13%) VME
8 1 (0.066%) Debian
8 1 (0.066%) SUSE
8 1 (0.066%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 657 (43.20%) Business Intelligence
2 589 (38.72%) ETL
3 507 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 439 (28.86%) Analytics
5 429 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
6 203 (13.35%) DevOps
7 198 (13.02%) Migration
8 156 (10.26%) Data Architecture
9 151 (9.93%) Data Management
10 145 (9.53%) Data Integration
11 130 (8.55%) Scrum
12 129 (8.48%) Visualisation
13 127 (8.35%) Data Analysis
14 114 (7.50%) Kimball Methodology
15 112 (7.36%) Data Engineering
15 112 (7.36%) Problem-Solving
16 111 (7.30%) Data Migration
16 111 (7.30%) Data Science
17 107 (7.03%) Data Analytics
17 107 (7.03%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 835 (54.90%) SQL
2 327 (21.50%) Python
3 162 (10.65%) T-SQL
4 125 (8.22%) Java
5 87 (5.72%) PL/SQL
6 52 (3.42%) C#
7 51 (3.35%) Scala
8 47 (3.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 36 (2.37%) PowerShell
10 33 (2.17%) R
11 30 (1.97%) JavaScript
12 22 (1.45%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.92%) C
14 13 (0.85%) VBA
15 10 (0.66%) Go
15 10 (0.66%) VB
16 8 (0.53%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.53%) Ruby
17 6 (0.39%) PHP
18 4 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 118 (7.76%) Security Cleared
2 92 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 61 (4.01%) Degree
4 18 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.05%) AWS Certification
6 13 (0.85%) ISEB
7 12 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
8 11 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.72%) PMP
9 9 (0.59%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.39%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.39%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.20%) SAS Certification
14 2 (0.13%) CIMA
14 2 (0.13%) CISM
14 2 (0.13%) CISSP
14 2 (0.13%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (8.94%) Data Quality
2 112 (7.36%) QA
3 22 (1.45%) GDPR
4 9 (0.59%) PMO
5 5 (0.33%) CDISC
5 5 (0.33%) IFRS
5 5 (0.33%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.20%) NIST
7 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.13%) NCSC
7 2 (0.13%) SLA
8 1 (0.066%) COBIT
8 1 (0.066%) DICOM
8 1 (0.066%) GAAP
8 1 (0.066%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.066%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.066%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.64%) Docker
3 20 (1.31%) HDFS
4 13 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.46%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.33%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.066%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.066%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 43 (2.83%) Terraform
2 28 (1.84%) Kubernetes
3 12 (0.79%) Control-M
4 10 (0.66%) Ansible
5 9 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (0.59%) Puppet
6 8 (0.53%) Data Guard
7 7 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 3 (0.20%) Foglight
8 3 (0.20%) Grafana
9 1 (0.066%) Istio
9 1 (0.066%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.066%) Rancher
Vendors
1 290 (19.07%) Microsoft
2 234 (15.38%) Oracle
3 171 (11.24%) Databricks
4 117 (7.69%) Google
5 104 (6.84%) SAP
6 71 (4.67%) Informatica
7 31 (2.04%) Talend
8 27 (1.78%) Teradata
9 24 (1.58%) MuleSoft
10 22 (1.45%) BiZZdesign
11 20 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (1.25%) IBM
13 14 (0.92%) Alteryx
13 14 (0.92%) Cloudera
13 14 (0.92%) SolarWinds
13 14 (0.92%) VMware
14 12 (0.79%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.72%) Ab Initio
15 11 (0.72%) Hyperion
15 11 (0.72%) MapR