Period
to 30 November 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 30 November 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
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 89 84
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +22
Contract jobs citing Data Warehouse 2,663 956 2,207
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.99% 2.62% 2.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.86% 11.57% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,940 672 1,538
10th Percentile £375 £313 £313
25th Percentile £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £635 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £443
% change year-on-year +8.57% -1.13% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 21
10th Percentile £19.63 £40.45 £15.38
25th Percentile £27.00 £41.13 £18.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 £22.55
Median % change year-on-year -21.35% +97.38% +21.86%
75th Percentile £58.09 £56.63 £43.75
90th Percentile £62.35 £62.55 £73.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £44.50 £19.31
% change year-on-year -39.33% +130.45% +4.90%

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 19,213 8,265 17,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.54% 22.66% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,641 5,698 12,046
10th Percentile £360 £313 £319
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £637 £588 £575
90th Percentile £721 £675 £654
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £430 £438
% change year-on-year +8.14% -1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 143 239
10th Percentile £16.55 £12.63 £12.40
25th Percentile £24.50 £18.68 £16.41
Median hourly rate £39.08 £27.50 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +42.09% +3.77% -9.88%
75th Percentile £59.31 £48.13 £43.25
90th Percentile £68.34 £61.05 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.73 £23.43 £24.38
% change year-on-year +69.55% -3.88% -18.75%

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 30 November 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 30 November 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Data Warehouse in the UK

Data Warehouse
Top 18 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 30 November 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 +5 2,065 £525 +5.00% 584
London +2 1,224 £550 +4.76% 276
Work from Home +3 905 £525 +5.00% 138
UK excluding London +37 832 £475 +8.57% 326
South East +36 266 £500 - 87
North of England -7 189 £475 +18.75% 101
Midlands -21 111 £483 +27.31% 74
North West -15 110 £475 +18.75% 61
Scotland -5 99 £475 +8.57% 19
South West +2 81 £475 -5.00% 17
West Midlands -17 75 £507 +46.96% 64
Yorkshire -4 67 £475 +38.18% 29
East of England -29 53 £366 -8.50% 26
East Midlands -17 36 £450 +9.09% 9
Wales -4 31 £423 +12.67% 2
North East -9 12 £600 +50.00% 11
Northern Ireland -10 3 £505 -
Isle of Man - 1 £750 -

For the 6 months to 30 November 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 1,501 (56.37%) SQL
2 1,218 (45.74%) Business Intelligence
3 990 (37.18%) ETL
4 948 (35.60%) Azure
5 873 (32.78%) Data Modelling
6 783 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
7 776 (29.14%) Analytics
8 646 (24.26%) Power Platform
9 630 (23.66%) Power BI
10 627 (23.54%) Python
11 616 (23.13%) Finance
12 610 (22.91%) SQL Server
13 581 (21.82%) Social Skills
14 538 (20.20%) Data Lake
15 516 (19.38%) Microsoft
16 485 (18.21%) AWS
17 468 (17.57%) DevOps
18 448 (16.82%) Big Data
19 430 (16.15%) Oracle
20 401 (15.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 377 (14.16%) Migration
22 349 (13.11%) Visualisation
23 322 (12.09%) Azure Data Factory
24 315 (11.83%) Databricks
25 314 (11.79%) Data Engineering
26 299 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
27 286 (10.74%) Data Pipeline
28 264 (9.91%) Data Architecture
29 263 (9.88%) Data Quality
29 263 (9.88%) Data Management

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
1 254 (9.54%) Apache Spark
2 76 (2.85%) Apache
3 75 (2.82%) SAS
4 73 (2.74%) Apache Airflow
5 38 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 36 (1.35%) Confluence
7 27 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (0.56%) WebLogic
9 13 (0.49%) Apache Pig
9 13 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.41%) Jupyter
11 9 (0.34%) Luigi
11 9 (0.34%) nginx
12 8 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (0.30%) Anypoint
12 8 (0.30%) Appian
12 8 (0.30%) IIS
13 5 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.15%) CMS
14 4 (0.15%) Mule
Applications
1 130 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.19%) Oracle Smart View
7 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.075%) SPSS
9 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 38 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
4 11 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 10 (0.38%) Endur
6 8 (0.30%) Markit EDM
6 8 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 7 (0.26%) HFM
7 7 (0.26%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 7 (0.26%) Lorenzo
8 6 (0.23%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.15%) Workday HCM
11 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.11%) Infor M3
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 948 (35.60%) Azure
2 646 (24.26%) Power Platform
3 485 (18.21%) AWS
4 322 (12.09%) Azure Data Factory
5 188 (7.06%) Snowflake
6 169 (6.35%) GCP
7 165 (6.20%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 144 (5.41%) Serverless
9 126 (4.73%) Amazon S3
10 75 (2.82%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 72 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
12 63 (2.37%) Azure Functions
13 57 (2.14%) Azure Storage
13 57 (2.14%) PaaS
14 56 (2.10%) SaaS
15 49 (1.84%) Amazon EMR
16 45 (1.69%) IaaS
17 44 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
18 41 (1.54%) Azure Logic Apps
19 33 (1.24%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.35%) HTTP
2 16 (0.60%) FTP
3 11 (0.41%) WAN
4 10 (0.38%) Firewall
4 10 (0.38%) Intranet
4 10 (0.38%) LAN
5 8 (0.30%) Internet
6 6 (0.23%) Kerberos
6 6 (0.23%) MQTT
7 5 (0.19%) DNS
7 5 (0.19%) VoIP
8 4 (0.15%) SMTP
9 3 (0.11%) IPFS
9 3 (0.11%) Network Security
9 3 (0.11%) RTP
9 3 (0.11%) SAN
9 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.075%) Cisco Firepower
10 2 (0.075%) SSH
10 2 (0.075%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 630 (23.66%) Power BI
2 610 (22.91%) SQL Server
3 538 (20.20%) Data Lake
4 448 (16.82%) Big Data
5 401 (15.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 243 (9.13%) Relational Database
6 243 (9.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 239 (8.97%) Tableau
8 237 (8.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 218 (8.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 199 (7.47%) Hadoop
11 174 (6.53%) Azure SQL Database
12 152 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
12 152 (5.71%) NoSQL
13 143 (5.37%) Metadata
14 131 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
15 112 (4.21%) Oracle Database
16 98 (3.68%) BigQuery
17 92 (3.45%) Star Schema
18 89 (3.34%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 134 (5.03%) Git (software)
2 107 (4.02%) JIRA
3 61 (2.29%) Visual Studio
4 56 (2.10%) ERwin
5 51 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 41 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 38 (1.43%) ER Studio
8 34 (1.28%) PowerDesigner
9 24 (0.90%) kappa
10 23 (0.86%) GitLab
11 20 (0.75%) Subversion
12 18 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 17 (0.64%) Maven
13 17 (0.64%) TeamCity
14 16 (0.60%) CircleCI
15 15 (0.56%) Selenium
15 15 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
16 14 (0.53%) IntelliJ
17 13 (0.49%) Bitbucket
17 13 (0.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 616 (23.13%) Finance
2 581 (21.82%) Social Skills
3 299 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
4 179 (6.72%) Banking
5 122 (4.58%) Public Sector
6 97 (3.64%) Presentation Skills
7 90 (3.38%) Investment Banking
8 72 (2.70%) Retail
9 65 (2.44%) Marketing
10 42 (1.58%) Documentation Skills
11 41 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 36 (1.35%) Legal
13 31 (1.16%) Manufacturing
13 31 (1.16%) Telecoms
14 28 (1.05%) Publishing
15 27 (1.01%) Front Office
16 26 (0.98%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.98%) Influencing Skills
16 26 (0.98%) Organisational Skills
17 19 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 611 (22.94%) Developer
2 506 (19.00%) Data Engineer
3 463 (17.39%) Architect
4 370 (13.89%) Analyst
5 303 (11.38%) Data Architect
6 199 (7.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 177 (6.65%) Data Analyst
8 169 (6.35%) Azure Engineer
9 114 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
10 112 (4.21%) SQL Developer
11 111 (4.17%) Consultant
12 108 (4.06%) Business Analyst
13 93 (3.49%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 85 (3.19%) Data Modeller
15 75 (2.82%) Project Manager
16 65 (2.44%) Power BI Developer
17 59 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 54 (2.03%) Azure Architect
18 54 (2.03%) Data Manager
19 51 (1.92%) Data Warehouse Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (6.53%) Kafka
2 111 (4.17%) .NET
3 76 (2.85%) XML
4 65 (2.44%) JSON
5 62 (2.33%) PySpark
6 55 (2.07%) RESTful
7 47 (1.76%) Pandas
7 47 (1.76%) Spark Streaming
8 43 (1.61%) Web Services
9 41 (1.54%) REST
10 37 (1.39%) .NET Framework
11 32 (1.20%) MDX
11 32 (1.20%) NumPy
12 27 (1.01%) HTML
13 26 (0.98%) Spring
14 25 (0.94%) ASP.NET
15 24 (0.90%) Node.js
15 24 (0.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 21 (0.79%) Apache Avro
17 18 (0.68%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 97 (3.64%) NHS
2 87 (3.27%) Data Structures
3 81 (3.04%) Management Information System
4 42 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
5 40 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
5 40 (1.50%) Reference Data
6 36 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (1.20%) Replication
8 31 (1.16%) Legacy Systems
8 31 (1.16%) Virtual Team
9 30 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (1.13%) Public Cloud
10 29 (1.09%) Cloud Native
11 28 (1.05%) User Experience
12 26 (0.98%) Algorithms
13 23 (0.86%) Credit Risk
13 23 (0.86%) FMCG
14 22 (0.83%) Legacy Applications
15 21 (0.79%) Data Centre
15 21 (0.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 137 (5.14%) Linux
2 108 (4.06%) Unix
3 76 (2.85%) Windows
4 9 (0.34%) Solaris
5 8 (0.30%) VMS
6 7 (0.26%) Debian
6 7 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.23%) AIX
7 6 (0.23%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.23%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.19%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.15%) Android
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.075%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.038%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.038%) Slackware
11 1 (0.038%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.038%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,218 (45.74%) Business Intelligence
2 990 (37.18%) ETL
3 873 (32.78%) Data Modelling
4 783 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
5 776 (29.14%) Analytics
6 468 (17.57%) DevOps
7 377 (14.16%) Migration
8 349 (13.11%) Visualisation
9 314 (11.79%) Data Engineering
10 286 (10.74%) Data Pipeline
11 264 (9.91%) Data Architecture
12 263 (9.88%) Data Management
13 260 (9.76%) Data Analysis
14 252 (9.46%) Scrum
15 251 (9.43%) Data Integration
16 217 (8.15%) Data Analytics
17 215 (8.07%) Problem-Solving
18 193 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
19 192 (7.21%) Data Migration
20 189 (7.10%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1,501 (56.37%) SQL
2 627 (23.54%) Python
3 252 (9.46%) T-SQL
4 228 (8.56%) Java
5 157 (5.90%) PowerShell
6 145 (5.44%) C#
7 122 (4.58%) PL/SQL
8 111 (4.17%) Scala
9 89 (3.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 86 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 67 (2.52%) Shell Script
12 57 (2.14%) R
13 51 (1.92%) JavaScript
14 32 (1.20%) VBA
15 30 (1.13%) Perl
16 23 (0.86%) Java 8
17 20 (0.75%) COBOL
18 19 (0.71%) Kotlin
18 19 (0.71%) VB
19 17 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 184 (6.91%) Security Cleared
2 150 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 119 (4.47%) Degree
4 60 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 17 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (0.60%) ISEB
9 14 (0.53%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
11 11 (0.41%) AWS Certification
12 10 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.34%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.30%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.30%) MCSA
15 7 (0.26%) PMP
16 6 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
17 5 (0.19%) MCSE
18 4 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (9.88%) Data Quality
2 75 (2.82%) QA
3 58 (2.18%) GDPR
4 16 (0.60%) Accessibility
4 16 (0.60%) SLA
5 12 (0.45%) PMO
6 8 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.15%) IFRS
9 3 (0.11%) ITGC
9 3 (0.11%) NCSC
10 2 (0.075%) GRC
10 2 (0.075%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.075%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.038%) COBIT
11 1 (0.038%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.038%) GAAP
11 1 (0.038%) GMP
11 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.038%) NIST
System Software
1 80 (3.00%) Docker
2 52 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 38 (1.43%) HDFS
4 9 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.15%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.15%) NFS
6 4 (0.15%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.11%) GFS2
8 2 (0.075%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.038%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.038%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.038%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.038%) XenApp
9 1 (0.038%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 91 (3.42%) Kubernetes
2 62 (2.33%) Terraform
3 42 (1.58%) Ansible
4 18 (0.68%) Kibana
5 16 (0.60%) Oozie
6 15 (0.56%) Grafana
7 14 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
8 13 (0.49%) logstash
9 12 (0.45%) Control-M
9 12 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.45%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.23%) HP ALM
13 5 (0.19%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
13 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (0.15%) Mesos
15 3 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 516 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 430 (16.15%) Oracle
3 315 (11.83%) Databricks
4 201 (7.55%) Informatica
5 151 (5.67%) Google
6 142 (5.33%) SAP
7 69 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
8 65 (2.44%) Talend
9 60 (2.25%) Cloudera
10 48 (1.80%) IBM
10 48 (1.80%) Teradata
11 37 (1.39%) Cognos
12 34 (1.28%) Ab Initio
13 31 (1.16%) StreamSets
14 29 (1.09%) BiZZdesign
14 29 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
15 21 (0.79%) Alteryx
15 21 (0.79%) MuleSoft
16 20 (0.75%) MapR
17 16 (0.60%) Hortonworks