Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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.

Star Schema
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 778 774
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 -67
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 109 108 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.48% 0.45% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 79 73
UK median daily rate £474 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.28% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £342 £338 £313
90th Percentile £598 £576 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £57.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.55% -52.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £57.75
% change year-on-year +54.55% -52.38% -

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22744 23743 26649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.07% 22.61% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15534 15721 17557
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +1.04%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £270
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 374 415
UK median hourly rate £31.41 £28.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.16% -0.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £14.08 £10.08 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.19 £52.00 £52.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.08% +29.13%

Star Schema
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Star Schema as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 14 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 6 months to 24 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 -13 97 £484 +7.50% 12
UK excluding London +47 72 £425 +9.68% 5
London -20 37 £490 -2.00% 8
South East +16 26 £525 +40.00%
North of England +51 22 £400 -
North West +31 14 £577 +15.40%
South West +1 12 £425 - 2
Yorkshire +18 7 £350 -6.67%
Scotland - 7 £375 - 1
Wales +13 5 £284 -12.69%
Midlands +31 2 - -
North East +63 1 - -
West Midlands +19 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 67 (61.47%) SQL
1 67 (61.47%) ETL
2 61 (55.96%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (37.61%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (32.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (31.19%) Data Modelling
6 33 (30.28%) SQL Server
7 32 (29.36%) Kimball Methodology
8 28 (25.69%) XML
9 27 (24.77%) Oracle
9 27 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (24.77%) Data Analysis
9 27 (24.77%) Security Cleared
10 26 (23.85%) Data Quality
11 25 (22.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (22.02%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (21.10%) Microsoft Excel
14 22 (20.18%) Linux
14 22 (20.18%) Data Integration
15 21 (19.27%) Analytics
15 21 (19.27%) SAS
15 21 (19.27%) Scrum
15 21 (19.27%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (18.35%) ITIL
17 19 (17.43%) REST
18 17 (15.60%) SC Cleared
18 17 (15.60%) Java
18 17 (15.60%) Finance
19 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
20 15 (13.76%) Python

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 21 (19.27%) SAS
2 10 (9.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.83%) Confluence
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (21.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.83%) SPSS
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) HFM
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.92%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.01%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.59%) Bluemix
2 5 (4.59%) GitHub
2 5 (4.59%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (55.96%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (32.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (30.28%) SQL Server
4 25 (22.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (22.02%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (13.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 15 (13.76%) Snowflake Schema
7 13 (11.93%) Big Data
7 13 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (11.01%) OLAP
9 11 (10.09%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (9.17%) Oracle ODI
10 10 (9.17%) Power BI
11 9 (8.26%) Oracle Database
12 8 (7.34%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (6.42%) NoSQL
14 6 (5.50%) Apache Hive
14 6 (5.50%) Hadoop
14 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (5.50%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.75%) JIRA
3 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.92%) Toad
5 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (15.60%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Marketing
3 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.50%) Banking
5 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.67%) Electronics
7 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.83%) Local Government
8 1 (0.92%) Billing
8 1 (0.92%) Law
8 1 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (41.28%) Developer
2 23 (21.10%) Data Engineer
3 16 (14.68%) ETL Developer
4 13 (11.93%) SSAS Developer
5 12 (11.01%) Architect
5 12 (11.01%) SQL Developer
6 11 (10.09%) Data Architect
6 11 (10.09%) Security Specialist
6 11 (10.09%) Senior Data Engineer
6 11 (10.09%) SSIS Developer
7 10 (9.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 10 (9.17%) Cloud Specialist
8 9 (8.26%) Consultant
9 6 (5.50%) CISSP Specialist
10 5 (4.59%) Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Data Consultant
10 5 (4.59%) Hadoop Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Informatica Consultant
10 5 (4.59%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.69%) XML
2 19 (17.43%) REST
3 10 (9.17%) MDX
4 9 (8.26%) XSD
5 6 (5.50%) Kafka
6 5 (4.59%) PySpark
6 5 (4.59%) SOAP
6 5 (4.59%) Spark Streaming
6 5 (4.59%) Web Services
6 5 (4.59%) WSDL
7 4 (3.67%) D3.js
7 4 (3.67%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 4 (3.67%) Spring
7 4 (3.67%) XSLT
8 3 (2.75%) .NET
9 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.83%) COM
10 1 (0.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) CESG
1 12 (11.01%) Public Cloud
2 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.75%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.83%) iSeries
4 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.83%) NHS
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Exalytics
4 2 (1.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.92%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.18%) Linux
2 14 (12.84%) Windows
3 10 (9.17%) Unix
4 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (61.47%) ETL
2 41 (37.61%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (31.19%) Data Modelling
4 32 (29.36%) Kimball Methodology
5 27 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (24.77%) Data Analysis
6 22 (20.18%) Data Integration
7 21 (19.27%) Analytics
7 21 (19.27%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (19.27%) Scrum
8 20 (18.35%) ITIL
9 15 (13.76%) Migration
10 14 (12.84%) SQL Optimisation
10 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (12.84%) Time Management
10 14 (12.84%) Validation
11 12 (11.01%) Data Migration
11 12 (11.01%) Dimensional Modelling
11 12 (11.01%) eTOM
11 12 (11.01%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 67 (61.47%) SQL
2 17 (15.60%) Java
3 15 (13.76%) PL/SQL
3 15 (13.76%) Python
4 14 (12.84%) AWK
4 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
4 14 (12.84%) SAS Macro
4 14 (12.84%) sed
4 14 (12.84%) VBScript
5 10 (9.17%) T-SQL
6 9 (8.26%) Shell Script
7 8 (7.34%) R
8 5 (4.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 5 (4.59%) VBA
9 4 (3.67%) Scala
9 4 (3.67%) XPath
10 3 (2.75%) C#
10 3 (2.75%) Perl
11 1 (0.92%) COBOL
11 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (24.77%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.60%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 12 (11.01%) CCSP
3 12 (11.01%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (11.01%) CISM
3 12 (11.01%) CISSP
4 10 (9.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.85%) Data Quality
2 12 (11.01%) COBIT
2 12 (11.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (9.17%) ISO 22301
4 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) Docker
2 5 (4.59%) Apache Flume
2 5 (4.59%) HDFS
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Ambari
1 5 (4.59%) Control-M
1 5 (4.59%) Hadoop YARN
1 5 (4.59%) Kubernetes
1 5 (4.59%) Oozie
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.92%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (24.77%) Oracle
2 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.84%) Greenplum
4 12 (11.01%) Tableau
5 11 (10.09%) Informatica
6 7 (6.42%) IBM
7 6 (5.50%) SAP
8 5 (4.59%) BMC
9 4 (3.67%) EnterpriseDB
9 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.83%) Cognos
10 2 (1.83%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.83%) Teradata
11 1 (0.92%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.92%) MicroStrategy