The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Metadata Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Metadata Management over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Metadata Management
UK
Rank 567 618 610
Rank change year-on-year +51 -8  
Contract jobs citing Metadata Management 26 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.049% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.059% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 9
Median daily rate £500 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -22.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £523 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £425 £550
% change year-on-year +17.05% -22.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Metadata Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Metadata Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Metadata Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Metadata Management in the UK

Metadata Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Metadata Management in the UK

Metadata Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Metadata Management over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Metadata Management in the UK

Metadata Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Metadata Management in the UK

Metadata Management
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 Metadata Management within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 26 £500 +17.64% 2
London +40 10 £550 +29.41% 2
South East +21 9 £463 -7.50%
South West +4 5 £510 +13.33%
Dorset - 5 £510 -
Southampton - 5 - -
Hampshire - 5 - -
Bournemouth - 4 £510 -
City of London - 3 £613 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £425 -
North West +26 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Oxford - 1 £500 -
East Grinstead - 1 £520 -

Metadata Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Metadata Management 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 Metadata Management.

1 27 (71.05%) Data Modelling
2 23 (60.53%) Data Management
3 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (44.74%) SQL
5 16 (42.11%) Oracle
5 16 (42.11%) Data Architecture
6 15 (39.47%) Data Integration
6 15 (39.47%) Logical Data Model
6 15 (39.47%) ETL
7 14 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (34.21%) Informatica
8 13 (34.21%) Hadoop
8 13 (34.21%) Data Governance
9 12 (31.58%) Big Data
9 12 (31.58%) Master Data Management
10 11 (28.95%) Data Quality
10 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (26.32%) UML
11 10 (26.32%) Finance
11 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
12 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
12 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
12 8 (21.05%) ERwin
13 7 (18.42%) OLTP
13 7 (18.42%) XML
13 7 (18.42%) Banking
13 7 (18.42%) Migration
13 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (18.42%) Data Migration
13 7 (18.42%) Apache Cassandra

Metadata Management
Top Related 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 5 (13.16%) Apache Solr
2 4 (10.53%) Confluence
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.63%) SAS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) MS Project
4 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Slack
3 1 (2.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (34.21%) Hadoop
3 12 (31.58%) Big Data
4 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 7 (18.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (18.42%) OLTP
7 6 (15.79%) IBM InfoSphere
7 6 (15.79%) OLAP
8 5 (13.16%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (13.16%) Data Lake
8 5 (13.16%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (13.16%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (13.16%) Pentaho
8 5 (13.16%) Power BI
9 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
10 3 (7.89%) Data Mining
10 3 (7.89%) DB2
11 2 (5.26%) Kdb+
11 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) ERwin
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) MagicDraw
3 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.26%) JUnit
4 2 (5.26%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Architect
2 17 (44.74%) Data Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Designer
4 4 (10.53%) Geospatial Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Developer
5 3 (7.89%) XML Developer
5 3 (7.89%) XML XSLT Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Data Modeller
6 2 (5.26%) Database Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Information Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.26%) MiFID Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Data Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) XML
2 5 (13.16%) Lucene
2 5 (13.16%) PostGIS
3 4 (10.53%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) RESTful
4 3 (7.89%) XSLT
5 2 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (5.26%) JMS
5 2 (5.26%) JSON
5 2 (5.26%) Spring
6 1 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.63%) FpML
6 1 (2.63%) Node.js
6 1 (2.63%) OAuth
6 1 (2.63%) REST
6 1 (2.63%) SAML
6 1 (2.63%) SOAP
6 1 (2.63%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (15.79%) Data Structures
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 6 (15.79%) Reference Data
2 5 (13.16%) Taxonomies
3 3 (7.89%) SCORM
4 2 (5.26%) Animation
4 2 (5.26%) Fintech
4 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.26%) Wiki
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Derivative
5 1 (2.63%) Equities
5 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Data Modelling
2 23 (60.53%) Data Management
3 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (42.11%) Data Architecture
5 15 (39.47%) Data Integration
5 15 (39.47%) ETL
5 15 (39.47%) Logical Data Model
6 13 (34.21%) Data Governance
7 12 (31.58%) Master Data Management
8 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (26.32%) UML
10 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
11 7 (18.42%) Data Migration
11 7 (18.42%) Migration
12 6 (15.79%) Information Architecture
12 6 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
12 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (13.16%) Conceptual Models
13 5 (13.16%) Data Lineage
13 5 (13.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.26%) Ruby
4 2 (5.26%) SPARQL
5 1 (2.63%) COBOL
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCSD
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) MCTS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.89%) MiFID
3 2 (5.26%) GDPR
3 2 (5.26%) PMO
3 2 (5.26%) Solvency II
4 1 (2.63%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 13 (34.21%) Informatica
3 6 (15.79%) IBM
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) SAP
4 5 (13.16%) ESRI
4 5 (13.16%) Tableau
5 3 (7.89%) Teradata
6 2 (5.26%) CA
6 2 (5.26%) MapR
6 2 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (2.63%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.63%) BMC
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.63%) Cognos
7 1 (2.63%) Embarcadero
7 1 (2.63%) Talend
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