Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 613 585 548
Rank change year-on-year -28 -37 +64
Contract jobs citing Kimball Methodology 260 264 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 185 278
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.43% +6.88%
10th Percentile £338 £308 £319
90th Percentile £581 £525 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
UK median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.22% +17.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -2.22% +17.65%

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 84,024 81,140 89,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.51% 83.79% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,267 53,737 57,879
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,958 2,261 2,720
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.04% -2.00% +24.22%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -20 234 £450 +12.50% 53
UK excluding London -49 133 £400 +6.67% 37
London +30 126 £475 +3.26% 22
South West +6 35 £425 +17.24% 6
South East -43 26 £475 +5.56% 7
North of England -9 22 £400 +6.67% 11
Scotland -13 15 £335 -10.67% 5
Midlands +1 14 £381 +8.93% 5
North West +4 12 £400 - 6
East of England -7 11 £450 +12.50% 2
Wales +22 10 £325 +3.92% 1
West Midlands +17 10 £363 +5.45% 4
Yorkshire -16 10 £375 +8.70% 5
East Midlands +2 4 £475 +31.03% 1
North East +39 1 £475 +22.19%

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Kimball Methodology 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 Kimball Methodology.

1 224 (86.15%) Data Warehouse
2 203 (78.08%) SQL
3 200 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
4 173 (66.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 160 (61.54%) ETL
6 150 (57.69%) SQL Server
7 116 (44.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 112 (43.08%) Microsoft
9 101 (38.85%) Data Modelling
10 95 (36.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 88 (33.85%) Finance
12 80 (30.77%) T-SQL
13 79 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
13 79 (30.38%) Dimensional Modelling
14 66 (25.38%) Power BI
15 48 (18.46%) Tableau
16 46 (17.69%) ETL Development
17 42 (16.15%) Oracle
18 41 (15.77%) SQL Server 2016
19 39 (15.00%) MDX
20 36 (13.85%) OLAP
20 36 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
21 35 (13.46%) Analytics
22 33 (12.69%) Data Analysis
22 33 (12.69%) SQL Server 2008
22 33 (12.69%) SQL Server 2012
23 31 (11.92%) SQL Server 2014
24 30 (11.54%) Star Schema
25 29 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
26 27 (10.38%) Scrum

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 18 (6.92%) SAS
2 10 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (3.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.31%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.31%) GitHub
4 5 (1.92%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.92%) PaaS
5 4 (1.54%) Amazon Glacier
5 4 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (1.54%) Boomi
5 4 (1.54%) SaaS
6 2 (0.77%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.38%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.54%) FTP
2 2 (0.77%) Firewall
2 2 (0.77%) Internet
2 2 (0.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (86.15%) Data Warehouse
2 173 (66.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 150 (57.69%) SQL Server
4 116 (44.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 95 (36.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (25.38%) Power BI
7 41 (15.77%) SQL Server 2016
8 36 (13.85%) OLAP
9 33 (12.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (12.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 31 (11.92%) SQL Server 2014
11 30 (11.54%) Star Schema
12 27 (10.38%) QlikView
13 22 (8.46%) Big Data
14 20 (7.69%) Relational Database
15 19 (7.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 18 (6.92%) Azure SQL Database
17 17 (6.54%) NoSQL
18 16 (6.15%) Oracle BI EE
18 16 (6.15%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 25 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (8.85%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.62%) ERwin
4 7 (2.69%) Subversion
5 5 (1.92%) Toad
6 4 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.15%) JIRA
8 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.38%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 88 (33.85%) Finance
2 26 (10.00%) Banking
3 16 (6.15%) Marketing
3 16 (6.15%) Retail
4 9 (3.46%) Legal
5 8 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.69%) Advertising
7 3 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.15%) Publishing
7 3 (1.15%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 179 (68.85%) Developer
2 91 (35.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 55 (21.15%) SQL Developer
4 52 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
5 43 (16.54%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 43 (16.54%) SSAS Developer
6 35 (13.46%) ETL Developer
7 27 (10.38%) SQL BI Developer
8 26 (10.00%) SSRS Developer
9 22 (8.46%) Business Developer
10 17 (6.54%) Analyst
11 16 (6.15%) Architect
12 14 (5.38%) Consultant
13 13 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
13 13 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
14 12 (4.62%) Data Architect
14 12 (4.62%) Microsoft BI Developer
15 11 (4.23%) Data Engineer
15 11 (4.23%) Data Modeller
15 11 (4.23%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.00%) MDX
2 20 (7.69%) XML
3 14 (5.38%) .NET
4 10 (3.85%) SOAP
5 7 (2.69%) Web Services
6 5 (1.92%) JSON
6 5 (1.92%) XSD
7 4 (1.54%) D3.js
7 4 (1.54%) RESTful
8 2 (0.77%) Ajax
8 2 (0.77%) REST
8 2 (0.77%) XSL
8 2 (0.77%) XSLT
9 1 (0.38%) COM
9 1 (0.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.08%) Data Structures
3 8 (3.08%) Market Risk
4 7 (2.69%) Equities
5 6 (2.31%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.92%) Reinsurance
7 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.54%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.77%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.77%) iSeries
9 1 (0.38%) Clustering
9 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.31%) Unix
2 14 (5.38%) Linux
3 1 (0.38%) Windows
3 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 160 (61.54%) ETL
3 101 (38.85%) Data Modelling
4 79 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (30.38%) Dimensional Modelling
5 46 (17.69%) ETL Development
6 35 (13.46%) Analytics
7 33 (12.69%) Data Analysis
8 27 (10.38%) Scrum
9 26 (10.00%) Visualisation
10 23 (8.85%) Data Integration
10 23 (8.85%) Migration
11 22 (8.46%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (8.08%) Data Management
13 20 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
14 18 (6.92%) Inmon Methodology
14 18 (6.92%) SDLC
15 15 (5.77%) Data Visualisation
16 14 (5.38%) Data Architecture
16 14 (5.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 203 (78.08%) SQL
2 80 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 24 (9.23%) C#
4 23 (8.85%) PL/SQL
5 18 (6.92%) Shell Script
6 14 (5.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 14 (5.38%) Java
7 13 (5.00%) Python
8 9 (3.46%) R
9 5 (1.92%) SAS Macro
10 4 (1.54%) C++
10 4 (1.54%) Scala
11 3 (1.15%) Perl
11 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.15%) VBA
12 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.38%) PHP
13 1 (0.38%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (6.54%) Degree
2 7 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.54%) MCSE
3 4 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.15%) MCAD
4 3 (1.15%) MCSA
4 3 (1.15%) MCSD
4 3 (1.15%) MCTS
5 2 (0.77%) HNC
5 2 (0.77%) HND
6 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.23%) QA
2 13 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.77%) CDISC
3 2 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.77%) GxP
3 2 (0.77%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.08%) Control-M
2 3 (1.15%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 112 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 48 (18.46%) Tableau
3 42 (16.15%) Oracle
4 20 (7.69%) Cognos
5 19 (7.31%) Informatica
6 18 (6.92%) IBM
7 11 (4.23%) Netezza
8 8 (3.08%) BMC
8 8 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (3.08%) Talend
8 8 (3.08%) Teradata
9 5 (1.92%) Vertica
10 4 (1.54%) Alteryx
10 4 (1.54%) Dell
10 4 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (1.15%) SAP
12 2 (0.77%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.77%) Hortonworks
13 1 (0.38%) RedGate
13 1 (0.38%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud