Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 647 599 563
Rank change year-on-year -48 -36 -45
Contract jobs citing Kimball Methodology 242 291 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.34% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 219 255
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £306
90th Percentile £609 £588 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +1.18% +11.77% -4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
UK median hourly rate £75.00 - £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £48.00

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 88,242 85,195 90,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.22% 85.74% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,214 56,472 59,717
UK median daily rate £451 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +5.88% +3.16%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £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 2,390 2,044 2,454
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.17 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -19.32% +8.70% +4.55%

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 October 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 October 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 -42 234 £450 - 70
London +5 136 £475 - 36
UK excluding London -87 104 £430 +1.18% 37
North of England -27 33 £425 +11.48% 12
South West -32 28 £425 - 11
South East -33 26 £463 -2.63% 4
Yorkshire -22 22 £425 +21.43% 8
North West -15 10 £525 +35.48% 2
East of England 0 6 £419 -1.47% 2
Midlands -24 5 £475 +32.87% 5
Wales -22 4 £458 +30.71% 3
East Midlands +2 2 £475 +22.58% 2
West Midlands -20 2 £543 +51.75% 3
Scotland -33 2 £468 +10.00%
North East - 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 212 (87.60%) Data Warehouse
2 184 (76.03%) SQL
3 167 (69.01%) Business Intelligence
4 160 (66.12%) SQL Server
4 160 (66.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 152 (62.81%) ETL
6 105 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
7 97 (40.08%) Microsoft
8 87 (35.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 84 (34.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 83 (34.30%) Data Modelling
11 80 (33.06%) T-SQL
12 74 (30.58%) Finance
13 69 (28.51%) Dimensional Modelling
14 56 (23.14%) Performance Tuning
15 55 (22.73%) Power BI
16 52 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
16 52 (21.49%) Microsoft Azure
17 49 (20.25%) SQL Server 2008
18 47 (19.42%) Inmon Methodology
19 45 (18.60%) Oracle
20 44 (18.18%) Analytics
21 42 (17.36%) Scrum
22 36 (14.88%) SQL Server 2016
23 35 (14.46%) SQL Server 2012
24 34 (14.05%) OLAP
25 33 (13.64%) Relational Database
26 32 (13.22%) Big Data
26 32 (13.22%) ETL Development
27 31 (12.81%) Star Schema

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 20 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.07%) Confluence
2 5 (2.07%) SAS
3 3 (1.24%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.83%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.83%) Luigi
4 2 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.41%) Apache
5 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (9.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.41%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 52 (21.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.44%) Azure Data Factory
3 6 (2.48%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.65%) Data Lake Analytics
5 3 (1.24%) PaaS
6 2 (0.83%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.83%) IaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.41%) Office 365
7 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.83%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (87.60%) Data Warehouse
2 160 (66.12%) SQL Server
2 160 (66.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 87 (35.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 84 (34.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (22.73%) Power BI
6 49 (20.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (14.88%) SQL Server 2016
8 35 (14.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 34 (14.05%) OLAP
10 33 (13.64%) Relational Database
11 32 (13.22%) Big Data
12 31 (12.81%) Star Schema
13 29 (11.98%) Data Lake
14 25 (10.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 25 (10.33%) SQL Server 2014
15 24 (9.92%) Oracle ODI
16 23 (9.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 22 (9.09%) PowerPivot
18 18 (7.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (9.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (4.55%) JIRA
3 8 (3.31%) Toad
3 8 (3.31%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (2.48%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.07%) ERwin
6 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.07%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.65%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.83%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.83%) GitLab
9 2 (0.83%) RStudio
9 2 (0.83%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.41%) Hudson
General
1 74 (30.58%) Finance
2 30 (12.40%) Banking
3 14 (5.79%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.13%) Marketing
4 10 (4.13%) Retail
5 2 (0.83%) Dutch Language
5 2 (0.83%) Electronics
5 2 (0.83%) Legal
5 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Front Office
6 1 (0.41%) Games
6 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 161 (66.53%) Developer
2 68 (28.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 62 (25.62%) SQL Developer
4 41 (16.94%) ETL Developer
5 32 (13.22%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 28 (11.57%) SSIS Developer
7 18 (7.44%) SQL BI Developer
7 18 (7.44%) SQL Server Developer
8 15 (6.20%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.79%) Data Engineer
10 13 (5.37%) Oracle Developer
10 13 (5.37%) SSAS Developer
10 13 (5.37%) T-SQL Developer
11 12 (4.96%) Architect
11 12 (4.96%) Consultant
12 11 (4.55%) Data Architect
13 9 (3.72%) Designer
14 8 (3.31%) Database Developer
14 8 (3.31%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
14 8 (3.31%) Oracle ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.57%) XML
2 26 (10.74%) MDX
3 24 (9.92%) Web Services
4 14 (5.79%) .NET
4 14 (5.79%) JSON
5 7 (2.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 5 (2.07%) Pandas
6 5 (2.07%) PySpark
7 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.83%) Kafka
8 2 (0.83%) PostGIS
9 1 (0.41%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.41%) COM
9 1 (0.41%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.41%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.41%) Node.js
9 1 (0.41%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.79%) Data Structures
3 11 (4.55%) Replication
4 6 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.07%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.41%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.41%) User Experience
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.31%) Linux
2 5 (2.07%) Unix
2 5 (2.07%) Windows
2 5 (2.07%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (69.01%) Business Intelligence
2 152 (62.81%) ETL
3 105 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (34.30%) Data Modelling
5 69 (28.51%) Dimensional Modelling
6 56 (23.14%) Performance Tuning
7 47 (19.42%) Inmon Methodology
8 44 (18.18%) Analytics
9 42 (17.36%) Scrum
10 32 (13.22%) ETL Development
11 30 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (11.57%) Data Integration
13 18 (7.44%) Data Analysis
13 18 (7.44%) Database Tuning
13 18 (7.44%) Migration
13 18 (7.44%) Reverse Engineering
14 15 (6.20%) Data Governance
14 15 (6.20%) Validation
14 15 (6.20%) Visualisation
15 14 (5.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 184 (76.03%) SQL
2 80 (33.06%) T-SQL
3 23 (9.50%) PL/SQL
4 19 (7.85%) Python
5 17 (7.02%) PowerShell
6 15 (6.20%) C#
7 14 (5.79%) VBA
8 13 (5.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 8 (3.31%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.65%) R
11 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.83%) C
11 2 (0.83%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.83%) U-SQL
11 2 (0.83%) VB
11 2 (0.83%) XPath
12 1 (0.41%) Java
12 1 (0.41%) Scala
12 1 (0.41%) Tcl
12 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (1.65%) Degree
2 3 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.83%) MCSE
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.83%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.83%) PMP
3 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.41%) ISEB
4 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.50%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.72%) QA
3 7 (2.89%) GDPR
4 5 (2.07%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.83%) IFRS
5 2 (0.83%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.24%) Docker
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.24%) Kibana
2 2 (0.83%) Ansible
3 1 (0.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 97 (40.08%) Microsoft
2 45 (18.60%) Oracle
3 31 (12.81%) Tableau
4 15 (6.20%) IBM
5 13 (5.37%) Teradata
6 10 (4.13%) Informatica
6 10 (4.13%) RedGate
7 7 (2.89%) Netezza
7 7 (2.89%) SAP
8 6 (2.48%) EXASOL
8 6 (2.48%) Google
9 5 (2.07%) Charles River
9 5 (2.07%) Talend
10 4 (1.65%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.65%) Cognos
11 3 (1.24%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.24%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.24%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.83%) Vertica