Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Kimball Methodology skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kimball Methodology over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 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 Kimball Lifecycle
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 638 632 652
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20 -52
Contract jobs citing Kimball Methodology 243 207 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 162 190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.59%
10th Percentile £330 £310 £325
90th Percentile £575 £525 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £414
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.32% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 -

Kimball Methodology is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86,549 77,649 88,673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.61% 84.40% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,159 51,086 57,973
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £620 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,222 2,114 2,429
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +20.34%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.38 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -14.70% -1.96% +15.91%

Kimball Methodology
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Kimball Methodology as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Kimball Methodology in the UK

Kimball Methodology
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kimball Methodology in the UK

Kimball Methodology
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kimball Methodology over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kimball Methodology in the UK

Kimball Methodology
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Kimball Methodology in the UK

Kimball Methodology
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kimball Methodology within the UK over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. 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 -7 223 £450 +5.88% 43
UK excluding London -45 132 £425 +6.25% 20
London -18 109 £473 -2.07% 23
South East -7 47 £470 -1.05% 4
South West +10 26 £425 +13.33% 1
Midlands -5 17 £360 -7.10% 8
North of England -27 16 £438 +12.90% 7
Scotland -24 13 £335 -16.25%
North West -22 10 £400 - 2
West Midlands +3 9 £405 +6.23% 6
East Midlands +4 8 £360 -15.29% 2
East of England -1 7 £400 +18.52%
Wales -7 6 £263 -19.23%
Yorkshire -28 6 £463 +23.33% 5
North East +27 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Kimball Methodology 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 Kimball Methodology.

1 209 (86.01%) Data Warehouse
2 195 (80.25%) SQL
3 158 (65.02%) SQL Server
3 158 (65.02%) Business Intelligence
4 154 (63.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 123 (50.62%) ETL
6 89 (36.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 88 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (35.39%) Microsoft
9 85 (34.98%) Data Modelling
10 79 (32.51%) T-SQL
11 78 (32.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 72 (29.63%) Finance
13 56 (23.05%) Oracle
13 56 (23.05%) Power BI
14 55 (22.63%) Dimensional Modelling
15 48 (19.75%) SQL Server 2016
16 47 (19.34%) Star Schema
17 45 (18.52%) Analytics
18 44 (18.11%) Microsoft Azure
19 42 (17.28%) Tableau
20 39 (16.05%) ETL Development
21 38 (15.64%) SQL Server 2012
22 37 (15.23%) Performance Tuning
23 36 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
24 33 (13.58%) Big Data
25 29 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
26 28 (11.52%) Data Integration
26 28 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
26 28 (11.52%) IBM

Kimball Methodology
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 14 (5.76%) SAS
2 12 (4.94%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (2.47%) Confluence
5 5 (2.06%) Apache
6 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.47%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.82%) Demantra
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.82%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 44 (18.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.76%) Azure Data Factory
3 13 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.70%) Amazon S3
5 8 (3.29%) GitHub
6 5 (2.06%) PaaS
7 3 (1.23%) Amazon Glacier
7 3 (1.23%) Boomi
7 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.23%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.23%) SaaS
8 2 (0.82%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.82%) Serverless
9 1 (0.41%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.65%) FTP
2 1 (0.41%) Firewall
2 1 (0.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (86.01%) Data Warehouse
2 158 (65.02%) SQL Server
3 154 (63.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 89 (36.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 78 (32.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 56 (23.05%) Power BI
7 48 (19.75%) SQL Server 2016
8 47 (19.34%) Star Schema
9 38 (15.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
11 33 (13.58%) Big Data
12 28 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (8.23%) OLAP
13 20 (8.23%) Relational Database
14 19 (7.82%) Oracle Database
15 17 (7.00%) Snowflake Schema
16 15 (6.17%) Hadoop
16 15 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
17 14 (5.76%) NoSQL
18 13 (5.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (6.58%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.17%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.35%) JIRA
5 10 (4.12%) ERwin
6 8 (3.29%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (3.29%) Toad
7 5 (2.06%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.65%) StarTeam
9 3 (1.23%) Subversion
9 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.82%) tSQLt
11 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 72 (29.63%) Finance
2 16 (6.58%) Banking
3 14 (5.76%) Retail
4 10 (4.12%) Marketing
5 5 (2.06%) Front Office
5 5 (2.06%) Legal
6 4 (1.65%) Advertising
7 3 (1.23%) Law
7 3 (1.23%) Publishing
8 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 170 (69.96%) Developer
2 76 (31.28%) SQL Developer
3 72 (29.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 55 (22.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 39 (16.05%) SSIS Developer
6 32 (13.17%) ETL Developer
7 27 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
8 20 (8.23%) SSAS Developer
9 16 (6.58%) Analyst
9 16 (6.58%) SQL Server Developer
10 14 (5.76%) SSRS Developer
11 13 (5.35%) Business Developer
11 13 (5.35%) Data Engineer
11 13 (5.35%) T-SQL Developer
12 11 (4.53%) Architect
12 11 (4.53%) Consultant
12 11 (4.53%) Microsoft Developer
12 11 (4.53%) Senior Developer
13 10 (4.12%) Data Architect
14 9 (3.70%) Microsoft BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.11%) MDX
2 14 (5.76%) XML
3 10 (4.12%) .NET
4 6 (2.47%) Web Services
5 5 (2.06%) JSON
5 5 (2.06%) Kafka
5 5 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (2.06%) RESTful
6 4 (1.65%) LAMP
6 4 (1.65%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (1.65%) SOAP
6 4 (1.65%) XSD
7 3 (1.23%) HTML
7 3 (1.23%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.82%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.41%) D3.js
9 1 (0.41%) REST
9 1 (0.41%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.17%) Data Structures
3 7 (2.88%) Equities
4 6 (2.47%) Credit Risk
4 6 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.06%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.65%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.65%) FMCG
6 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.23%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.23%) Wiki
8 2 (0.82%) iSeries
8 2 (0.82%) User Experience
9 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.35%) Unix
2 12 (4.94%) Linux
3 2 (0.82%) Windows
3 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (65.02%) Business Intelligence
2 123 (50.62%) ETL
3 88 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (34.98%) Data Modelling
5 55 (22.63%) Dimensional Modelling
6 45 (18.52%) Analytics
7 39 (16.05%) ETL Development
8 37 (15.23%) Performance Tuning
9 29 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (11.52%) Data Integration
11 24 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (9.88%) Visualisation
12 21 (8.64%) Migration
13 20 (8.23%) Business Analysis
13 20 (8.23%) Workflow
14 19 (7.82%) Scrum
15 17 (7.00%) Inmon Methodology
16 16 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (6.17%) Data Analysis
17 15 (6.17%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 195 (80.25%) SQL
2 79 (32.51%) T-SQL
3 27 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 21 (8.64%) C#
5 17 (7.00%) Shell Script
6 14 (5.76%) Python
7 12 (4.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 12 (4.94%) Java
8 10 (4.12%) Scala
9 8 (3.29%) VBA
10 7 (2.88%) R
11 5 (2.06%) XMLA
12 4 (1.65%) HiveQL
12 4 (1.65%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.41%) Korn
13 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.41%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.12%) Degree
3 6 (2.47%) MCSA
3 6 (2.47%) MCSE
4 4 (1.65%) MCAD
4 4 (1.65%) MCSD
4 4 (1.65%) MCTS
5 3 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.17%) Data Quality
1 15 (6.17%) QA
2 11 (4.53%) GDPR
3 3 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) Basel II
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.06%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.06%) Kibana
2 3 (1.23%) Control-M
3 2 (0.82%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 86 (35.39%) Microsoft
2 56 (23.05%) Oracle
3 42 (17.28%) Tableau
4 28 (11.52%) Cognos
4 28 (11.52%) IBM
5 21 (8.64%) Informatica
6 13 (5.35%) Talend
7 12 (4.94%) RedGate
8 7 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.47%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.47%) Cloudera
10 5 (2.06%) Capita
10 5 (2.06%) Netezza
10 5 (2.06%) SAP
10 5 (2.06%) Splunk
10 5 (2.06%) Teradata
11 4 (1.65%) Micro Focus
12 3 (1.23%) BMC
12 3 (1.23%) Dell
12 3 (1.23%) MicroStrategy