Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 June 2018 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 171 197
Rank change year-on-year -16 +26 -18
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.023% 0.018%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% 0.11% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
West Midlands median daily rate £425 - £438
10th Percentile £363 - £419
90th Percentile £493 - £456
England median daily rate £513 £464 £450
% change year-on-year +10.45% +3.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 894 891 1,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.31% 20.52% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 544 770
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £252 £285
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.50 £26.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.48% +31.25% +10.68%
10th Percentile £15.40 £17.15 £15.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.18 £25.20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £32.20
% change year-on-year +27.27% -14.60% +28.80%

Star Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Star Schema as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Star Schema in the West Midlands

Star Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Star Schema in the West Midlands

Star Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Star Schema in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Star Schema in the West Midlands

Star Schema
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. 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
Staffordshire - 3 £431 -
Birmingham - 1 £425 - 1
Star Schema
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Star Schema.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) Data Management
2 4 (80.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (60.00%) Data Acquisition
3 3 (60.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) Metadata Management
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (60.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (60.00%) QlikView
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) OLAP
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) RedGate
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

Star Schema
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Bluemix
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) OLAP
3 3 (60.00%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (60.00%) QlikView
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) BigQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 2 (40.00%) ETL Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView Architect
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) Data Management
2 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Data Acquisition
3 3 (60.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) Metadata Management
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (20.00%) Statistics
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) MapR
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (20.00%) RedGate