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

Star Schema
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 581 589
Rank change year-on-year +27 +8  
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 33 71 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.13% 0.084%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 0.61% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 46 32
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £373 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £631 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £413 £250
% change year-on-year -9.09% +65.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £57.75

Star Schema is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10379 11588 13176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.43% 21.84% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6780 7853 8607
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 193 183
Median hourly rate £31.50 £31.27 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.73% +12.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Star Schema
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Star Schema as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Star Schema in the UK

Star Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Star Schema in the UK

Star Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Star Schema over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Star Schema in the UK

Star Schema
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Star Schema in the UK

Star Schema
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Star Schema within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +10 31 £488 +8.33% 9
London -6 12 £494 -7.05% 1
South West -1 10 £500 -21.72% 2
Wiltshire +5 8 £500 -21.56% 1
North West +23 4 £550 +22.22% 1
Croydon +3 4 £488 -
Corsham -6 4 £553 -18.14% 1
Swindon - 4 £413 -
Manchester +14 3 - -
West Yorkshire +12 2 £375 -6.25%
Leeds +9 2 £375 -6.25%
Yorkshire +6 2 £375 -6.25%
Cardiff -1 2 £338 -10.00% 1
South Wales -6 2 £338 -10.00% 1
Wales -7 2 £338 -10.00% 1
Bristol - 2 - -
North East +64 1 - -
South East +38 1 - - 3
Cheshire +23 1 £550 +8.64%
City of London +2 1 £375 -22.07% 1
Macclesfield 0 1 £550 +8.64%
Durham -3 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Walsall - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema 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 Star Schema.

1 48 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
1 48 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (58.97%) ETL
2 46 (58.97%) SQL
3 39 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 38 (48.72%) Oracle
5 31 (39.74%) Finance
5 31 (39.74%) Analytics
6 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 24 (30.77%) Kimball Methodology
8 23 (29.49%) Dimensional Modelling
9 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (25.64%) Oracle Database
11 18 (23.08%) Security Cleared
12 16 (20.51%) Oracle BI EE
13 15 (19.23%) Marketing
13 15 (19.23%) Data Analysis
13 15 (19.23%) Migration
14 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
15 13 (16.67%) Cognos
16 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (14.10%) R
17 11 (14.10%) Scrum
17 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (14.10%) SAS
18 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
18 10 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
18 10 (12.82%) XML
18 10 (12.82%) PL/SQL

Star Schema
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 11 (14.10%) SAS
2 4 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.13%) SPSS
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.85%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.13%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (3.85%) HFM
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.13%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Internet
1 1 (1.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 20 (25.64%) Oracle Database
3 20 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (20.51%) Oracle BI EE
5 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (11.54%) Oracle ODI
7 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (10.26%) Power BI
8 8 (10.26%) QlikView
8 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (8.97%) Big Data
9 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
10 6 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (7.69%) Data Mining
10 6 (7.69%) DataStage
10 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) ERwin
1 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.13%) JIRA
3 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.85%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (3.85%) Toad
4 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (39.74%) Finance
2 15 (19.23%) Marketing
3 10 (12.82%) Banking
4 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.41%) Retail
6 4 (5.13%) Electronics
6 4 (5.13%) Legal
6 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.85%) Front Office
7 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.85%) Local Government
8 2 (2.56%) German Language
9 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (55.13%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (15.38%) ETL Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Architect
4 11 (14.10%) Data Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 8 (10.26%) SQL Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) OBIEE Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Data Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Cloud Specialist
8 5 (6.41%) Security Specialist
9 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Redshift Developer
9 4 (5.13%) SSAS Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Data Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) XML
2 9 (11.54%) REST
3 5 (6.41%) MDX
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (5.13%) Web Services
4 4 (5.13%) WSDL
4 4 (5.13%) XSD
5 1 (1.28%) CSS
5 1 (1.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.41%) CESG
2 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.41%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Exalytics
4 2 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.28%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Windows
3 4 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (58.97%) ETL
3 39 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 31 (39.74%) Analytics
5 24 (30.77%) Kimball Methodology
6 23 (29.49%) Dimensional Modelling
7 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (19.23%) Data Analysis
8 15 (19.23%) Migration
9 11 (14.10%) Scrum
9 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (12.82%) Data Integration
11 9 (11.54%) Dashboard Development
11 9 (11.54%) Data Architecture
11 9 (11.54%) Data Migration
11 9 (11.54%) ITIL
12 8 (10.26%) Time Management
13 7 (8.97%) DevOps
14 6 (7.69%) Business Analytics
14 6 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.97%) SQL
2 11 (14.10%) R
3 10 (12.82%) PL/SQL
4 9 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.41%) AWK
5 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.41%) SAS Macro
5 5 (6.41%) sed
5 5 (6.41%) VBScript
6 4 (5.13%) C#
6 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.85%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.28%) C
8 1 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.28%) Python
8 1 (1.28%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (6.41%) CCSP
3 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.41%) CISM
3 5 (6.41%) CISSP
3 5 (6.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.41%) COBIT
2 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.13%) ISO 22301
4 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 38 (48.72%) Oracle
2 13 (16.67%) Cognos
3 9 (11.54%) Tableau
4 7 (8.97%) Informatica
4 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (6.41%) Greenplum
6 5 (6.41%) IBM
6 5 (6.41%) SAP
7 4 (5.13%) Adobe
7 4 (5.13%) Cisco
7 4 (5.13%) Hyperion
7 4 (5.13%) Teradata
8 3 (3.85%) Lavastorm
8 3 (3.85%) Talend
9 2 (2.56%) Google
10 1 (1.28%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.28%) Netezza
10 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
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