Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 514 751 727
Rank change year-on-year +237 -24 +63
Contract jobs citing Metadata Management 64 106 165
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 74 113
Median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £476 £388 £375
90th Percentile £650 £626 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.25 £62.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.60% +150.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.25 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year -19.60% - -

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 35,211 81,519 90,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.83% 87.06% 86.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,169 53,676 59,547
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.55% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,218 2,297 2,462
Median hourly rate £31.61 £24.66 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.18% +14.70% -14.00%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.85 £11.17
90th Percentile £54.00 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £24.20 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.81% +20.00% -20.00%

Metadata Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Metadata Management in the UK

Metadata Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Metadata Management.

Daily rate trend for Metadata Management in the UK

Metadata Management
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Metadata Management over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Metadata Management in the UK

Metadata Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Metadata Management.

Hourly rate trend for Metadata Management in the UK

Metadata Management
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 Metadata Management within the UK over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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 +225 53 £575 +4.55% 4
UK excluding London +175 31 £600 +14.29% 3
London +203 25 £575 +4.55% 3
Work from Home -5 11 £550 +10.00% 1
North of England +104 8 £613 +6.52%
East of England +81 8 £613 +28.95% 1
South West - 8 £590 -
North West +66 6 £600 +9.09%
Scotland +46 4 £450 -14.29% 2
Yorkshire +80 2 £650 +7.00%
Midlands +79 2 - -
West Midlands +75 1 - -
East Midlands +51 1 - -
Wales +33 1 £515 +170.34%

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Metadata Management 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 Metadata Management.

1 49 (76.56%) Data Modelling
2 31 (48.44%) Data Architecture
3 27 (42.19%) SQL
4 25 (39.06%) Data Management
4 25 (39.06%) Data Governance
5 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (31.25%) Analytics
6 17 (26.56%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (23.44%) Data Quality
7 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 13 (20.31%) Data Analysis
9 13 (20.31%) Management Information System
9 13 (20.31%) Finance
9 13 (20.31%) Migration
10 12 (18.75%) ETL
10 12 (18.75%) Big Data
10 12 (18.75%) Data Lake
11 11 (17.19%) Reference Data
11 11 (17.19%) Data Integration
11 11 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (15.63%) SAP
12 10 (15.63%) Logical Data Model
13 9 (14.06%) Reverse Engineering
14 8 (12.50%) Azure
14 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
14 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (12.50%) Business Analysis
14 8 (12.50%) Conceptual Models
14 8 (12.50%) Data Science

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 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) CMS
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.56%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.56%) SAS
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.56%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Azure
2 5 (7.81%) Power Platform
3 3 (4.69%) AWS
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (3.13%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (3.13%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.56%) Azure Stack
5 1 (1.56%) SaaS
5 1 (1.56%) ShareGate
5 1 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Intranet
2 2 (3.13%) DMZ
2 2 (3.13%) Extranet
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) Network Security
3 1 (1.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) Big Data
1 12 (18.75%) Data Lake
2 11 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.81%) Power BI
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.69%) Apache Hive
6 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.69%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.13%) HDInsight
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.13%) Semantic Layer
7 2 (3.13%) Spatial Data
8 1 (1.56%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.56%) Stardog
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) ERwin
2 4 (6.25%) ER Studio
3 3 (4.69%) JIRA
3 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.56%) LSMW
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (10.94%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Electronics
4 2 (3.13%) Front Office
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Publishing
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Architect
2 23 (35.94%) Data Architect
3 8 (12.50%) Data Modeller
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Data Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Information Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Developer
6 3 (4.69%) SAP Architect
6 3 (4.69%) SAP Financial Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Data Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) XML
2 4 (6.25%) CSS
2 4 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (4.69%) .NET
3 3 (4.69%) jQuery
3 3 (4.69%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (4.69%) SOAP
3 3 (4.69%) XSLT
4 2 (3.13%) Ajax
4 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.13%) Flash
4 2 (3.13%) Kafka
4 2 (3.13%) Shiny
4 2 (3.13%) Silverlight
4 2 (3.13%) Web Services
4 2 (3.13%) XHTML
5 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.56%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (1.56%) IDoc
5 1 (1.56%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (20.31%) Management Information System
3 11 (17.19%) Reference Data
4 6 (9.38%) Data Structures
5 5 (7.81%) Life Science
6 3 (4.69%) Replication
7 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.13%) Smart Meter
7 2 (3.13%) User Experience
8 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.56%) Linked Data
8 1 (1.56%) PMI
8 1 (1.56%) Semantic Web
8 1 (1.56%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (76.56%) Data Modelling
2 31 (48.44%) Data Architecture
3 25 (39.06%) Data Governance
3 25 (39.06%) Data Management
4 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (31.25%) Analytics
5 17 (26.56%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (20.31%) Data Analysis
6 13 (20.31%) Migration
7 12 (18.75%) ETL
8 11 (17.19%) Data Integration
9 10 (15.63%) Logical Data Model
10 9 (14.06%) Reverse Engineering
11 8 (12.50%) Business Analysis
11 8 (12.50%) Conceptual Models
11 8 (12.50%) Data Science
11 8 (12.50%) Requirements Gathering
11 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (10.94%) Master Data Management
12 7 (10.94%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) Python
3 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) R
4 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) SPARQL
5 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) ISEB
4 3 (4.69%) Postgraduate
5 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.25%) GDPR
3 3 (4.69%) DICOM
4 2 (3.13%) COBIT
4 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.56%) GxP
5 1 (1.56%) QA
5 1 (1.56%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) SAP
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle
3 6 (9.38%) Tableau
4 4 (6.25%) Talend
5 3 (4.69%) HP
5 3 (4.69%) Informatica
5 3 (4.69%) Sparx
6 1 (1.56%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.56%) BMC
6 1 (1.56%) Clearswift
6 1 (1.56%) Cognos
6 1 (1.56%) HubSpot
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.56%) Remedy
6 1 (1.56%) Saba
6 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.56%) Splunk