Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 101 102
Rank change year-on-year +18 +1 -11
Contract jobs citing Data Warehouse 2,434 2,551 2,454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.79% 2.50% 2.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.89% 11.00% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,689 1,828 1,719
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £315
90th Percentile £650 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 9
UK median hourly rate £21.07 £35.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.80% +29.63% -22.86%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.08 £15.08
90th Percentile £73.75 £70.18 £50.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.31 £14.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year +30.92% -47.79% -13.08%

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 18,877 23,190 22,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.62% 22.75% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,823 16,251 14,775
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 238 278
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £29.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -2.74% -1.47%
10th Percentile £12.69 £13.25 £12.26
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.01 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% +3.40%

Data Warehouse
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Warehouse in the UK

Data Warehouse
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Warehouse.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Warehouse in the UK

Data Warehouse
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Warehouse over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Warehouse in the UK

Data Warehouse
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Warehouse.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Warehouse in the UK

Data Warehouse
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Warehouse over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor 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 22 September 2019. 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 +20 2,324 £475 +5.56% 504
London +31 1,288 £500 - 192
UK excluding London +4 1,106 £450 +4.65% 360
South East +21 335 £450 - 65
North of England +1 231 £425 +3.03% 120
Midlands +30 196 £425 +1.49% 53
South West -25 156 £450 +2.86% 37
West Midlands +60 142 £450 +2.86% 41
North West +28 135 £420 +5.00% 72
East of England +2 106 £453 +1.12% 37
Yorkshire -16 89 £425 - 43
East Midlands -15 51 £375 -6.25% 12
Scotland +2 48 £425 +4.62% 35
Wales -6 28 £350 -18.65% 13
North East +11 7 £391 -6.85% 5
Northern Ireland -9 4 £325 -24.68%
Isle of Man - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 1,448 (59.49%) SQL
2 1,146 (47.08%) Business Intelligence
3 956 (39.28%) ETL
4 789 (32.42%) SQL Server
5 759 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
6 675 (27.73%) Azure
7 666 (27.36%) Data Modelling
8 642 (26.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 604 (24.82%) Finance
10 595 (24.45%) Microsoft
11 563 (23.13%) Power Platform
12 562 (23.09%) Power BI
13 546 (22.43%) Analytics
14 444 (18.24%) Big Data
15 406 (16.68%) Python
16 405 (16.64%) Oracle
17 395 (16.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 346 (14.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 343 (14.09%) Data Lake
20 339 (13.93%) Migration
21 329 (13.52%) AWS
22 308 (12.65%) T-SQL
23 268 (11.01%) Tableau
24 265 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
25 253 (10.39%) Visualisation
26 252 (10.35%) C#
27 249 (10.23%) Hadoop
27 249 (10.23%) Apache Spark
28 237 (9.74%) Scrum
29 214 (8.79%) Data Quality

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
1 249 (10.23%) Apache Spark
2 66 (2.71%) Apache
3 62 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 50 (2.05%) SAS
5 46 (1.89%) Confluence
6 43 (1.77%) Apache Airflow
7 21 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (0.66%) IIS
9 10 (0.41%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.37%) Pachyderm
11 8 (0.33%) CMS
12 7 (0.29%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.25%) Luigi
13 6 (0.25%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.25%) WebLogic Integration
14 5 (0.21%) Jupyter
15 3 (0.12%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.12%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.12%) Drupal
15 3 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 143 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 30 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
4 28 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.12%) Stata
8 2 (0.082%) SPSS
9 1 (0.041%) GIMP
9 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.041%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 15 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.21%) HFM
8 5 (0.21%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 675 (27.73%) Azure
2 563 (23.13%) Power Platform
3 329 (13.52%) AWS
4 196 (8.05%) Azure Data Factory
5 125 (5.14%) GCP
6 82 (3.37%) PaaS
7 81 (3.33%) Serverless
8 72 (2.96%) IaaS
9 67 (2.75%) Amazon S3
10 55 (2.26%) GitHub
11 54 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
12 39 (1.60%) Data Lake Analytics
13 38 (1.56%) SaaS
14 37 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
15 36 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
16 26 (1.07%) Amazon Kinesis
17 23 (0.94%) Office 365
18 22 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
19 20 (0.82%) iPaaS
20 19 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (0.99%) Internet
2 11 (0.45%) WAN
3 8 (0.33%) VPN
4 7 (0.29%) DHCP
4 7 (0.29%) DNS
4 7 (0.29%) Firewall
4 7 (0.29%) Skype
5 5 (0.21%) FTP
5 5 (0.21%) MQTT
5 5 (0.21%) VLAN
6 4 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (0.16%) SAN
7 3 (0.12%) Intranet
8 2 (0.082%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.082%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.082%) LAN
8 2 (0.082%) RFID
8 2 (0.082%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.082%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 789 (32.42%) SQL Server
2 642 (26.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 562 (23.09%) Power BI
4 444 (18.24%) Big Data
5 395 (16.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 346 (14.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 343 (14.09%) Data Lake
8 249 (10.23%) Hadoop
9 213 (8.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 192 (7.89%) Relational Database
11 163 (6.70%) Amazon Redshift
12 158 (6.49%) Oracle Database
13 155 (6.37%) Azure SQL Database
14 125 (5.14%) Apache Hive
15 111 (4.56%) MySQL
16 109 (4.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 106 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
18 104 (4.27%) NoSQL
19 103 (4.23%) Star Schema
20 95 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 141 (5.79%) Git (software)
2 138 (5.67%) JIRA
3 91 (3.74%) Jenkins
4 60 (2.47%) Visual Studio
5 55 (2.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 42 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (1.31%) Selenium
7 32 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 31 (1.27%) ERwin
9 22 (0.90%) Maven
9 22 (0.90%) TeamCity
10 20 (0.82%) Bitbucket
11 18 (0.74%) Cucumber
12 15 (0.62%) Gradle
12 15 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
12 15 (0.62%) Toad
13 14 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (0.53%) Artifactory
14 13 (0.53%) ER Studio
General
1 604 (24.82%) Finance
2 161 (6.61%) Banking
3 143 (5.88%) Retail
4 142 (5.83%) Public Sector
5 58 (2.38%) Marketing
6 51 (2.10%) Legal
7 42 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 38 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 33 (1.36%) Back Office
10 31 (1.27%) Front Office
11 27 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 24 (0.99%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.82%) Advertising
14 16 (0.66%) Law
15 13 (0.53%) Publishing
16 11 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.41%) Electronics
18 9 (0.37%) Retail Banking
19 8 (0.33%) Billing
20 7 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 860 (35.33%) Developer
2 354 (14.54%) Analyst
3 289 (11.87%) Data Engineer
4 277 (11.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 273 (11.22%) Architect
6 234 (9.61%) SQL Developer
7 184 (7.56%) Data Architect
8 141 (5.79%) Data Analyst
9 111 (4.56%) Business Analyst
10 109 (4.48%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 107 (4.40%) ETL Developer
12 104 (4.27%) Consultant
13 78 (3.20%) DBA
13 78 (3.20%) Power BI Developer
14 77 (3.16%) SQL BI Developer
15 75 (3.08%) Project Manager
16 65 (2.67%) SSIS Developer
17 63 (2.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 61 (2.51%) C# Developer
19 60 (2.47%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (6.82%) .NET
2 117 (4.81%) Kafka
3 112 (4.60%) XML
4 96 (3.94%) JSON
5 76 (3.12%) Web Services
6 70 (2.88%) MDX
7 57 (2.34%) PySpark
8 51 (2.10%) WinForms
9 46 (1.89%) REST
10 37 (1.52%) SOAP
11 33 (1.36%) Middleware
12 23 (0.94%) RESTful
13 19 (0.78%) Pandas
14 18 (0.74%) ADO.NET
15 17 (0.70%) .NET Framework
15 17 (0.70%) HTML
15 17 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
16 16 (0.66%) Velocity
17 15 (0.62%) AngularJS
17 15 (0.62%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 265 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 82 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 69 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
5 48 (1.97%) NHS
6 44 (1.81%) Replication
7 37 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
8 35 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
9 33 (1.36%) Algorithms
10 26 (1.07%) Data Centre
11 25 (1.03%) Life Science
12 20 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (0.82%) User Experience
13 16 (0.66%) Virtual Team
14 14 (0.58%) Clustering
15 13 (0.53%) Equities
15 13 (0.53%) Private Cloud
15 13 (0.53%) Public Cloud
15 13 (0.53%) Reinsurance
16 12 (0.49%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 111 (4.56%) Linux
2 110 (4.52%) Unix
3 88 (3.62%) Windows
4 32 (1.31%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.07%) AIX
6 9 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.37%) VMS
7 7 (0.29%) SUSE
8 6 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (0.25%) Solaris
8 6 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.16%) CentOS
11 2 (0.082%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.041%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.041%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,146 (47.08%) Business Intelligence
2 956 (39.28%) ETL
3 759 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
4 666 (27.36%) Data Modelling
5 546 (22.43%) Analytics
6 339 (13.93%) Migration
7 253 (10.39%) Visualisation
8 237 (9.74%) Scrum
9 210 (8.63%) Data Science
10 206 (8.46%) DevOps
11 196 (8.05%) Data Integration
12 195 (8.01%) Data Migration
13 193 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 184 (7.56%) Data Analysis
15 165 (6.78%) Kimball Methodology
16 159 (6.53%) Data Architecture
17 155 (6.37%) Machine Learning
18 148 (6.08%) Dimensional Modelling
19 146 (6.00%) Data Management
20 144 (5.92%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,448 (59.49%) SQL
2 406 (16.68%) Python
3 308 (12.65%) T-SQL
4 252 (10.35%) C#
5 178 (7.31%) Java
6 163 (6.70%) PL/SQL
7 96 (3.94%) PowerShell
8 95 (3.90%) Scala
9 83 (3.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 81 (3.33%) R
11 63 (2.59%) VB.NET
12 61 (2.51%) Shell Script
13 56 (2.30%) JavaScript
14 49 (2.01%) VBA
15 31 (1.27%) VB
16 29 (1.19%) Perl
17 24 (0.99%) Bash Shell
18 22 (0.90%) U-SQL
19 15 (0.62%) C
20 14 (0.58%) Go
Qualifications
1 130 (5.34%) Security Cleared
2 127 (5.22%) Degree
3 108 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 32 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (0.94%) ISEB
6 19 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 17 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.37%) DBS Check
9 9 (0.37%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.37%) MCSE
10 8 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.33%) MCSA
10 8 (0.33%) PMP
11 7 (0.29%) PhD
12 6 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.25%) CFA
12 6 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
13 5 (0.21%) ACCA
13 5 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (8.79%) Data Quality
2 101 (4.15%) QA
3 40 (1.64%) GDPR
4 33 (1.36%) PMO
5 13 (0.53%) SLA
6 12 (0.49%) MiFID
7 9 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
7 9 (0.37%) EMIR
7 9 (0.37%) IFRS
8 8 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.21%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.12%) NCSC
11 2 (0.082%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.082%) HL7
11 2 (0.082%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.041%) BS7799
12 1 (0.041%) GAAP
12 1 (0.041%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.041%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (2.67%) Docker
2 42 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 33 (1.36%) Apache Flume
4 28 (1.15%) HDFS
5 24 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
6 17 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 13 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.082%) Cronacle
9 2 (0.082%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.082%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.041%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.041%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 58 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 55 (2.26%) Terraform
3 28 (1.15%) Ansible
4 27 (1.11%) Oozie
5 20 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (0.70%) Puppet
7 13 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 13 (0.53%) Tivoli
8 12 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
8 12 (0.49%) HP ALM
9 9 (0.37%) Kubeflow
10 7 (0.29%) SCCM
10 7 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.21%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.16%) Control-M
13 4 (0.16%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 595 (24.45%) Microsoft
2 405 (16.64%) Oracle
3 268 (11.01%) Tableau
4 168 (6.90%) Databricks
5 128 (5.26%) SAP
6 125 (5.14%) Informatica
7 121 (4.97%) Google
8 83 (3.41%) Talend
9 53 (2.18%) IBM
9 53 (2.18%) Teradata
10 45 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
11 37 (1.52%) Cloudera
12 34 (1.40%) Alteryx
12 34 (1.40%) Cognos
13 33 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (0.82%) Atlassian
15 19 (0.78%) Citrix
16 15 (0.62%) VMware
17 12 (0.49%) Ab Initio
17 12 (0.49%) SnapLogic