Period
to 23 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 649 625 584
Rank change year-on-year -24 -41 -4
Contract jobs citing Kimball Methodology 250 240 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 184 241
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £319
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £75.00 - £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.00

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 88,531 80,811 92,792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.73% 84.93% 84.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,416 52,890 61,118
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,436 2,119 2,265
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +11.63%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.13 £52.40 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.81 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.78% - +16.01%

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 July 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 14 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 July 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 -25 240 £450 - 61
UK excluding London -51 128 £438 +2.94% 32
London -6 119 £475 -5.00% 29
South East -4 52 £475 - 5
South West +1 25 £444 +10.94% 7
North of England -32 22 £425 +4.62% 10
Midlands -11 14 £365 -2.67% 8
Yorkshire -34 11 £425 +9.68% 6
North West -34 9 £473 +11.18% 4
East Midlands +10 8 £360 -7.10% 5
Scotland -32 8 £355 -31.73%
East of England -6 7 £419 +8.06% 2
West Midlands -27 5 £425 +13.33% 3
North East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 218 (87.20%) Data Warehouse
2 187 (74.80%) SQL
3 167 (66.80%) SQL Server
4 151 (60.40%) Business Intelligence
5 147 (58.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 140 (56.00%) ETL
7 107 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (33.60%) Data Modelling
8 84 (33.60%) Finance
9 80 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 77 (30.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 76 (30.40%) T-SQL
12 75 (30.00%) Microsoft
13 64 (25.60%) Oracle
14 63 (25.20%) Dimensional Modelling
15 59 (23.60%) Analytics
16 54 (21.60%) Power BI
17 53 (21.20%) Microsoft Azure
18 51 (20.40%) Performance Tuning
19 48 (19.20%) Star Schema
20 44 (17.60%) Big Data
21 42 (16.80%) SQL Server 2008
22 38 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
23 36 (14.40%) Data Integration
24 34 (13.60%) SQL Server 2016
24 34 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
25 33 (13.20%) SQL Server 2012
26 32 (12.80%) Tableau
26 32 (12.80%) ETL Development
26 32 (12.80%) Inmon Methodology

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 16 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.20%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (3.20%) SAS
4 6 (2.40%) Apache
4 6 (2.40%) Confluence
5 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.80%) Luigi
Applications
1 15 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.80%) Demantra
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.80%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 53 (21.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (7.60%) Azure Data Factory
4 9 (3.60%) Amazon S3
4 9 (3.60%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.20%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (1.20%) Azure Machine Learning
5 3 (1.20%) Boomi
5 3 (1.20%) GitHub
6 2 (0.80%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.80%) Serverless
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.40%) Office 365
7 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.60%) FTP
2 2 (0.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (87.20%) Data Warehouse
2 167 (66.80%) SQL Server
3 147 (58.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 77 (30.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 54 (21.60%) Power BI
7 48 (19.20%) Star Schema
8 44 (17.60%) Big Data
9 42 (16.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 34 (13.60%) SQL Server 2016
11 33 (13.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 29 (11.60%) SQL Server 2014
13 27 (10.80%) Relational Database
14 25 (10.00%) OLAP
14 25 (10.00%) Oracle Database
15 18 (7.20%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (6.00%) Hadoop
16 15 (6.00%) RDBMS
17 14 (5.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 12 (4.80%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 18 (7.20%) JIRA
2 16 (6.40%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.40%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.20%) Toad
7 7 (2.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (2.40%) ERwin
9 4 (1.60%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.60%) StarTeam
10 3 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.80%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.80%) GitLab
11 2 (0.80%) tSQLt
11 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 84 (33.60%) Finance
2 27 (10.80%) Banking
3 18 (7.20%) Retail
4 11 (4.40%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.20%) Marketing
6 5 (2.00%) Front Office
6 5 (2.00%) Legal
7 3 (1.20%) Law
7 3 (1.20%) Publishing
8 2 (0.80%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 165 (66.00%) Developer
2 70 (28.00%) SQL Developer
3 69 (27.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 41 (16.40%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 33 (13.20%) ETL Developer
6 24 (9.60%) SSIS Developer
7 18 (7.20%) SQL BI Developer
8 17 (6.80%) Analyst
9 15 (6.00%) Senior Developer
9 15 (6.00%) SQL Server Developer
10 14 (5.60%) Data Engineer
11 12 (4.80%) T-SQL Developer
12 11 (4.40%) Consultant
12 11 (4.40%) SSAS Developer
13 10 (4.00%) Architect
13 10 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Specialist
14 9 (3.60%) Data Architect
14 9 (3.60%) Database Developer
14 9 (3.60%) SQL Database Developer
15 8 (3.20%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.60%) MDX
2 20 (8.00%) XML
3 16 (6.40%) Web Services
4 9 (3.60%) .NET
5 7 (2.80%) Kafka
6 6 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (2.00%) LAMP
7 5 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
7 5 (2.00%) RESTful
8 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.20%) HTML
8 3 (1.20%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.80%) JSON
9 2 (0.80%) PostGIS
10 1 (0.40%) COM
10 1 (0.40%) D3.js
10 1 (0.40%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.40%) Node.js
10 1 (0.40%) SAP XI
10 1 (0.40%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.20%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.60%) FMCG
5 3 (1.20%) User Experience
5 3 (1.20%) Wiki
6 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.80%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.80%) Replication
7 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.00%) Linux
2 11 (4.40%) Unix
3 6 (2.40%) Windows
3 6 (2.40%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (60.40%) Business Intelligence
2 140 (56.00%) ETL
3 107 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (33.60%) Data Modelling
5 63 (25.20%) Dimensional Modelling
6 59 (23.60%) Analytics
7 51 (20.40%) Performance Tuning
8 36 (14.40%) Data Integration
9 34 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (12.80%) ETL Development
10 32 (12.80%) Inmon Methodology
11 26 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (9.20%) Migration
13 21 (8.40%) Business Analysis
14 20 (8.00%) Scrum
14 20 (8.00%) Visualisation
15 19 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (7.20%) Data Analysis
17 15 (6.00%) Reverse Engineering
17 15 (6.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 187 (74.80%) SQL
2 76 (30.40%) T-SQL
3 30 (12.00%) PL/SQL
4 19 (7.60%) Python
5 18 (7.20%) Shell Script
6 16 (6.40%) C#
7 12 (4.80%) Java
8 11 (4.40%) Scala
9 8 (3.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 8 (3.20%) VBA
10 7 (2.80%) R
11 5 (2.00%) HiveQL
11 5 (2.00%) XMLA
12 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.80%) C
14 1 (0.40%) Korn
14 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.60%) Degree
3 3 (1.20%) MCSA
3 3 (1.20%) MCSE
4 2 (0.80%) ISEB
4 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.40%) MCAD
5 1 (0.40%) MCSD
5 1 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.80%) Data Quality
2 16 (6.40%) GDPR
3 7 (2.80%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.20%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) Basel II
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.20%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (3.20%) Kibana
2 2 (0.80%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 75 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 64 (25.60%) Oracle
3 32 (12.80%) Tableau
4 29 (11.60%) IBM
5 23 (9.20%) Cognos
6 18 (7.20%) Informatica
7 17 (6.80%) Talend
8 12 (4.80%) RedGate
9 11 (4.40%) Teradata
10 9 (3.60%) Google
11 7 (2.80%) Cloudera
12 6 (2.40%) Netezza
12 6 (2.40%) SAP
12 6 (2.40%) Splunk
13 5 (2.00%) Atlassian
13 5 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (1.60%) Capita
14 4 (1.60%) Micro Focus
15 3 (1.20%) Ab Initio
15 3 (1.20%) MicroStrategy