Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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.

Metadata Management
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 783 821
Rank change year-on-year -31 +38 -39
Contract jobs citing Metadata Management 75 103 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.097% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.12% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 64 43
UK median daily rate £610 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £385 £284 £311
90th Percentile £755 £728 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £610 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +43.53% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £40.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.25% +272.09% -36.76%
10th Percentile £27.75 £40.00 £9.18
90th Percentile £31.25 £40.00 £12.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £40.00 £10.75
% change year-on-year -26.25% +272.09% -36.76%

Metadata Management 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 86286 88673 93962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.92% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57474 58658 60890
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2353 2731
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.26% +17.50%

Metadata Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Metadata Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +11 68 £610 +35.56% 6
UK excluding London +44 52 £610 +43.53% 3
London -46 21 £463 -7.50% 3
North of England +84 20 £610 +23.23% 2
North West - 17 £610 - 1
South East +15 14 £340 -22.29%
North East - 8 £610 - 1
Yorkshire +28 7 £610 +23.23%
Midlands +10 6 £400 -3.03% 1
South West +13 4 £475 +5.56%
Wales - 4 £600 -
West Midlands +36 3 - - 1
Scotland 0 3 £195 -
East Midlands -10 3 £400 -
East of England - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 30 (40.00%) Data Management
2 29 (38.67%) Data Modelling
3 25 (33.33%) SQL
3 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (30.67%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (28.00%) SharePoint
5 21 (28.00%) Finance
5 21 (28.00%) Data Governance
6 20 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (25.33%) Data Architecture
8 18 (24.00%) Data Quality
8 18 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (22.67%) Big Data
10 15 (20.00%) Data Analysis
10 15 (20.00%) Data Integration
11 14 (18.67%) Management Information System
11 14 (18.67%) Analytics
12 13 (17.33%) Oracle
12 13 (17.33%) Visualisation
13 12 (16.00%) Migration
13 12 (16.00%) Data Strategy
14 11 (14.67%) Data Security
14 11 (14.67%) ETL
14 11 (14.67%) Informatica
14 11 (14.67%) Hadoop
15 10 (13.33%) C#
15 10 (13.33%) Content Management
16 9 (12.00%) Unix
16 9 (12.00%) SAS
16 9 (12.00%) Information Architecture

Metadata Management
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 21 (28.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.00%) SAS
3 6 (8.00%) CMS
3 6 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.67%) Confluence
5 2 (2.67%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.33%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.67%) InfoPath
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.33%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Office 365
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.67%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (22.67%) Big Data
3 11 (14.67%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.67%) Data Lake
5 7 (9.33%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (8.00%) Apache Hive
6 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (8.00%) HBase
6 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (8.00%) Pentaho
6 6 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.33%) Power BI
8 3 (4.00%) Data Mining
8 3 (4.00%) OLAP
8 3 (4.00%) OLTP
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) ERwin
2 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.00%) JIRA
5 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.67%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (2.67%) PhantomJS
5 2 (2.67%) Selenium
6 1 (1.33%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.33%) GitLab
6 1 (1.33%) Subversion
6 1 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Marketing
3 4 (5.33%) Games
3 4 (5.33%) Publishing
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Advertising
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (44.00%) Architect
2 24 (32.00%) Data Architect
3 14 (18.67%) Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Information Architect
5 8 (10.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Data Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Lead Architect
7 6 (8.00%) Lead Data Architect
7 6 (8.00%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Solutions Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Systems Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) .NET
1 6 (8.00%) HTML
2 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (5.33%) CSS
2 4 (5.33%) HTML5
2 4 (5.33%) REST
3 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.00%) CSS3
3 3 (4.00%) Kafka
3 3 (4.00%) React
4 2 (2.67%) J2EE
4 2 (2.67%) jQuery
4 2 (2.67%) MDX
4 2 (2.67%) Web Services
5 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.33%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.33%) J2SE
5 1 (1.33%) JSON
5 1 (1.33%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (18.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (8.00%) Taxonomies
5 4 (5.33%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.00%) Interactive TV
6 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.00%) Social Media
6 3 (4.00%) Video on Demand
7 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.67%) Wiki
8 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.33%) IPTV
8 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Unix
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Data Management
2 29 (38.67%) Data Modelling
3 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (28.00%) Data Governance
5 19 (25.33%) Data Architecture
6 18 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 15 (20.00%) Data Integration
8 14 (18.67%) Analytics
9 13 (17.33%) Visualisation
10 12 (16.00%) Data Strategy
10 12 (16.00%) Migration
11 11 (14.67%) Data Security
11 11 (14.67%) ETL
12 10 (13.33%) Content Management
13 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (12.00%) Information Architecture
14 8 (10.67%) Information Assurance
14 8 (10.67%) Information Management
14 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (13.33%) C#
3 8 (10.67%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.67%) Java
5 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.67%) Python
6 4 (5.33%) Scala
7 3 (4.00%) R
8 2 (2.67%) VBA
9 1 (1.33%) C
9 1 (1.33%) Korn
9 1 (1.33%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.33%) VB
9 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.33%) MCSD
4 1 (1.33%) MCSE
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) OCP
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.00%) Data Quality
2 7 (9.33%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) COBIT
3 1 (1.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Control-M
2 1 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Oracle
2 11 (14.67%) Informatica
3 9 (12.00%) Tableau
4 8 (10.67%) SAP
5 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.00%) CA
6 6 (8.00%) Cloudera
7 5 (6.67%) Nintex
8 3 (4.00%) Ab Initio
8 3 (4.00%) IBM
9 2 (2.67%) Google
9 2 (2.67%) Hortonworks
9 2 (2.67%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (2.67%) Netezza
9 2 (2.67%) Splunk
10 1 (1.33%) Embarcadero
10 1 (1.33%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.33%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.33%) Talend
10 1 (1.33%) WorldPay