Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 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.

The Kimball Lifecycle
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 612 649 622
Rank change year-on-year +37 -27 -18
Contract jobs citing Kimball Methodology 240 250 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 208 185
UK median daily rate £452 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.44% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £343 £350 £338
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £75.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 80,292 90,243 82,237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.90% 86.62% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,833 59,549 53,822
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,288 2,483 2,155
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £21.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.16% -12.40% +4.17%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.17 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -16.00% -

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 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 +49 223 £454 +0.89% 43
London +83 152 £454 -4.42% 13
UK excluding London -15 85 £425 -2.86% 32
North of England +18 20 £350 -17.65% 9
South East -10 20 £500 +5.26% 2
Midlands +25 13 £420 +15.07% 13
North West +22 13 £509 +7.62%
East of England +18 13 £500 +19.40% 1
Yorkshire +25 7 £350 -17.65% 8
West Midlands +24 7 £463 +8.82% 5
East Midlands +22 6 £420 +16.67% 8
Northern Ireland - 6 £325 -
South West -46 5 £394 -11.27% 5
Wales - 5 £375 - 2
Scotland +24 3 - -

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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.

1 206 (85.83%) Data Warehouse
2 172 (71.67%) SQL
3 154 (64.17%) Business Intelligence
4 136 (56.67%) SQL Server
5 135 (56.25%) ETL
6 125 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
6 125 (52.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 90 (37.50%) T-SQL
8 87 (36.25%) Data Modelling
9 84 (35.00%) Microsoft
10 83 (34.58%) Power BI
10 83 (34.58%) Power Platform
11 74 (30.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 73 (30.42%) Microsoft Azure
13 72 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 66 (27.50%) Analytics
15 62 (25.83%) Big Data
16 56 (23.33%) Scrum
17 54 (22.50%) Inmon Methodology
18 53 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
18 53 (22.08%) Finance
19 52 (21.67%) Oracle
19 52 (21.67%) Dimensional Modelling
20 43 (17.92%) Python
21 42 (17.50%) Star Schema
22 41 (17.08%) Performance Tuning
23 38 (15.83%) OLAP
24 35 (14.58%) Oracle Database
25 33 (13.75%) SQL Server 2012
26 31 (12.92%) C#

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 25 (10.42%) Apache
2 21 (8.75%) Apache Spark
3 12 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.75%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (2.08%) Confluence
6 4 (1.67%) SAS
7 3 (1.25%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.58%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.83%) SPSS
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.33%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.83%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 83 (34.58%) Power Platform
2 73 (30.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (9.58%) Azure Data Factory
4 17 (7.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.67%) Azure Functions
6 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.67%) Serverless
7 2 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.83%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.83%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.42%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (0.42%) DNS
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (85.83%) Data Warehouse
2 136 (56.67%) SQL Server
3 125 (52.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 83 (34.58%) Power BI
5 74 (30.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 72 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 62 (25.83%) Big Data
8 42 (17.50%) Star Schema
9 38 (15.83%) OLAP
10 35 (14.58%) Oracle Database
11 33 (13.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 26 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (9.58%) Relational Database
14 20 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
15 19 (7.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 19 (7.92%) Data Lake
16 17 (7.08%) Hadoop
17 16 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 15 (6.25%) NoSQL
18 15 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 15 (6.25%) JIRA
2 13 (5.42%) ERwin
3 10 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.50%) ER Studio
6 4 (1.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.25%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.25%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (1.25%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.25%) tSQLt
8 1 (0.42%) Hudson
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.42%) Toad
8 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.42%) Zephyr
General
1 53 (22.08%) Finance
2 23 (9.58%) Banking
3 12 (5.00%) Retail
4 9 (3.75%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.33%) Legal
6 7 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.25%) Electronics
8 3 (1.25%) Games
8 3 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.25%) Marketing
9 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 141 (58.75%) Developer
2 47 (19.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 39 (16.25%) SQL Developer
4 31 (12.92%) Analyst
4 31 (12.92%) Data Engineer
5 29 (12.08%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 19 (7.92%) SSIS Developer
7 18 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
8 17 (7.08%) Analyst Developer
8 17 (7.08%) Architect
8 17 (7.08%) ETL Developer
9 16 (6.67%) SQL BI Developer
9 16 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
10 13 (5.42%) Data Modeller
11 12 (5.00%) Analytics Developer
11 12 (5.00%) Data Architect
11 12 (5.00%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
11 12 (5.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
11 12 (5.00%) SSRS Developer
12 11 (4.58%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.75%) XML
2 19 (7.92%) .NET
3 12 (5.00%) JSON
4 11 (4.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 11 (4.58%) Web Services
5 9 (3.75%) MDX
6 8 (3.33%) PySpark
6 8 (3.33%) RESTful
7 6 (2.50%) Apache NiFi
8 4 (1.67%) Kafka
9 2 (0.83%) Apache Beam
9 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.83%) SOAP
10 1 (0.42%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.58%) Replication
3 8 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.33%) User Experience
4 5 (2.08%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.83%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.83%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.42%) DataPower
8 1 (0.42%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.42%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.42%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (64.17%) Business Intelligence
2 135 (56.25%) ETL
3 125 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (36.25%) Data Modelling
5 66 (27.50%) Analytics
6 56 (23.33%) Scrum
7 54 (22.50%) Inmon Methodology
8 52 (21.67%) Dimensional Modelling
9 41 (17.08%) Performance Tuning
10 27 (11.25%) ETL Development
11 25 (10.42%) Visualisation
12 23 (9.58%) Data Management
13 20 (8.33%) Data Analytics
13 20 (8.33%) Migration
14 19 (7.92%) Data Integration
15 17 (7.08%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (6.25%) Data Analysis
16 15 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
16 15 (6.25%) Machine Learning
17 14 (5.83%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 172 (71.67%) SQL
2 90 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 43 (17.92%) Python
4 31 (12.92%) C#
5 24 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 7 (2.92%) Java
8 5 (2.08%) Scala
9 4 (1.67%) Go
9 4 (1.67%) R
9 4 (1.67%) VBA
9 4 (1.67%) XPath
9 4 (1.67%) XQuery
10 3 (1.25%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.42%) Tcl
11 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (7.08%) Degree
2 10 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.92%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.58%) Docker
2 5 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) HDFS
3 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) Control-M
2 1 (0.42%) Ambari
2 1 (0.42%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 84 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 52 (21.67%) Oracle
3 24 (10.00%) Tableau
4 17 (7.08%) Databricks
5 14 (5.83%) SAP
6 13 (5.42%) MicroStrategy
7 11 (4.58%) EXASOL
7 11 (4.58%) Google
7 11 (4.58%) Informatica
7 11 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (3.33%) Alteryx
9 6 (2.50%) Cognos
10 5 (2.08%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.67%) Cadence
11 4 (1.67%) Netezza
11 4 (1.67%) Sybase
11 4 (1.67%) Talend
12 2 (0.83%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.83%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.83%) Sparx