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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 608 595
Rank change year-on-year +32 -13  
Contract jobs citing Metadata Management 34 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.085% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 32
Median daily rate £450 £423 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.50% -7.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £535 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 29 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 27 June 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 +9 32 £450 +5.88% 2
London -7 13 £525 +13.51% 1
South East +15 5 - -
Northampton -7 5 £450 +9.09%
Northamptonshire -7 5 £450 +12.50%
East Midlands -15 5 £450 +12.50%
Warwickshire - 3 £638 -
West Midlands - 3 £638 -
Surrey +8 2 - -
South West +4 2 £444 -1.38%
North West - 2 £625 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Hook - 2 - -
Swindon +4 1 £475 +5.55%
Wiltshire -1 1 £475 +5.55%
City of London -3 1 £440 -4.34% 1
Luton - 1 £425 -
Cirencester - 1 £413 -
Halifax - 1 £435 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £435 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £625 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £413 -
East of England - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 £435 -
Glasgow - 1 £425 -
Wales - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 39 (52.70%) Data Management
2 37 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 33 (44.59%) SQL
4 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (39.19%) Oracle
6 27 (36.49%) ETL
7 24 (32.43%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (32.43%) Data Architecture
8 21 (28.38%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (27.03%) Data Integration
10 19 (25.68%) Finance
10 19 (25.68%) Data Governance
11 18 (24.32%) Data Quality
11 18 (24.32%) Master Data Management
12 17 (22.97%) SharePoint
13 16 (21.62%) Logical Data Model
13 16 (21.62%) Big Data
14 15 (20.27%) IBM
14 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
14 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
15 14 (18.92%) Informatica
15 14 (18.92%) Hadoop
16 13 (17.57%) SAP
17 12 (16.22%) ERwin
17 12 (16.22%) Migration
17 12 (16.22%) Information Architecture
17 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (16.22%) Analytics
18 11 (14.86%) Content Management
18 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 17 (22.97%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (6.76%) Apache Solr
3 5 (6.76%) Confluence
4 4 (5.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (4.05%) K2 blackpearl
5 3 (4.05%) SAS
5 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.35%) Apache
7 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.76%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.41%) Office 365
3 4 (5.41%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Intranet
2 1 (1.35%) DNS
2 1 (1.35%) Extranet
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.43%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (21.62%) Big Data
3 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
4 14 (18.92%) Hadoop
5 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (12.16%) NoSQL
7 9 (12.16%) OLTP
8 8 (10.81%) IBM InfoSphere
9 7 (9.46%) OLAP
9 7 (9.46%) Power BI
9 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
10 6 (8.11%) Data Lake
11 5 (6.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (6.76%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (6.76%) Geospatial Data
11 5 (6.76%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (6.76%) Pentaho
12 4 (5.41%) DB2
12 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) ERwin
2 6 (8.11%) JIRA
3 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.41%) MagicDraw
4 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.70%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.70%) JUnit
5 2 (2.70%) Maven
5 2 (2.70%) Subversion
5 2 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.35%) Toad
6 1 (1.35%) Trac
6 1 (1.35%) XMLSpy
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Marketing
4 4 (5.41%) Publishing
5 3 (4.05%) Retail
5 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.70%) Games
6 2 (2.70%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Electronics
7 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Architect
2 22 (29.73%) Data Architect
3 14 (18.92%) Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Consultant
4 8 (10.81%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Geospatial Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Architect
6 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Data Modeller
7 3 (4.05%) Designer
7 3 (4.05%) Information Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) .NET
2 8 (10.81%) XML
3 7 (9.46%) Classic ASP
3 7 (9.46%) RESTful
4 6 (8.11%) JSON
5 5 (6.76%) Lucene
5 5 (6.76%) PostGIS
6 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.41%) Web Services
7 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.70%) JMS
7 2 (2.70%) MDX
7 2 (2.70%) Spring
8 1 (1.35%) CSS
8 1 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.35%) jQuery
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.35%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 9 (12.16%) Taxonomies
4 8 (10.81%) Data Structures
5 5 (6.76%) Reference Data
6 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.70%) Interactive TV
8 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.70%) Wiki
9 1 (1.35%) Blog
9 1 (1.35%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.35%) Derivative
9 1 (1.35%) Equities
9 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.35%) SCORM
9 1 (1.35%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Unix
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.70%) Data Management
2 37 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (36.49%) ETL
5 24 (32.43%) Data Architecture
6 21 (28.38%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (27.03%) Data Integration
8 19 (25.68%) Data Governance
9 18 (24.32%) Master Data Management
10 16 (21.62%) Logical Data Model
11 12 (16.22%) Analytics
11 12 (16.22%) Information Architecture
11 12 (16.22%) Migration
12 11 (14.86%) Content Management
13 10 (13.51%) Data Analysis
13 10 (13.51%) Data Migration
13 10 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (13.51%) UML
14 9 (12.16%) Information Management
15 8 (10.81%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.59%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) PowerShell
3 9 (12.16%) C#
3 9 (12.16%) Java
4 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.81%) VB
5 7 (9.46%) VB.NET
5 7 (9.46%) VB6
5 7 (9.46%) VBA
6 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.05%) Python
8 2 (2.70%) Ruby
8 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.70%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.35%) ABAP
9 1 (1.35%) C
9 1 (1.35%) COBOL
9 1 (1.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.32%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.76%) GDPR
3 3 (4.05%) MiFID
4 2 (2.70%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.35%) ISO 20022
5 1 (1.35%) QA
5 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) Oracle
2 15 (20.27%) IBM
2 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.92%) Informatica
4 13 (17.57%) SAP
5 6 (8.11%) Tableau
5 6 (8.11%) Teradata
6 5 (6.76%) Adobe
6 5 (6.76%) ESRI
7 4 (5.41%) Ab Initio
7 4 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.70%) CA
8 2 (2.70%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.70%) Embarcadero
8 2 (2.70%) MapR
8 2 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.70%) Netezza
8 2 (2.70%) Sybase
8 2 (2.70%) Talend
8 2 (2.70%) VMware
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