The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of DataFlux products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataFlux over the 3 months to 23 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAS DataFlux.

DataFlux
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 639 627
Rank change year-on-year +44 -12  
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 7 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.007% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% 0.017% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Median daily rate £210 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +2.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £375 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £375 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £375 £383
% change year-on-year -44.00% -1.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DataFlux is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20514 24183 25039
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.82% 44.94% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12454 14905 14646
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 709 826 1130
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

DataFlux
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing DataFlux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for DataFlux in the UK

DataFlux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DataFlux in the UK

DataFlux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DataFlux over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DataFlux in the UK

DataFlux
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataFlux within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +35 7 £210 -44.00% 2
Leeds - 4 £210 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £210 -
Yorkshire - 4 £210 -
Birmingham +15 1 £438 -
West Midlands +12 1 £438 +16.66%
East of England - 1 £210 -
London - 1 £625 - 1
Peterborough - 1 £210 -
Bradford - 1 £210 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £210 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DataFlux 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 DataFlux.

1 10 (83.33%) Data Management
2 8 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 8 (66.67%) SAS
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
4 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Data Governance
4 5 (41.67%) Master Data Management
5 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Data Mining
5 4 (33.33%) Informatica
5 4 (33.33%) Trillium
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) Information Management
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle EDQ
6 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (16.67%) Time Management
7 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) IBM
8 1 (8.33%) Workflow

DataFlux
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 8 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) HBase
4 1 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (8.33%) SAS EBI
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ERwin
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Data Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Data Quality Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Management Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Product Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Data Management
2 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Data Governance
2 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
2 5 (41.67%) Master Data Management
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Market Research
6 1 (8.33%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Informatica
2 4 (33.33%) Trillium
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Datanomic
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Talend