The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Visualisation in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visualisation over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Visualisation
Rank 122 121 135
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 36 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.94% 0.37% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.49% 1.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.75 £23.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+143.15% -25.78%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1031 903 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.93% 30.07% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 473 375
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £590 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 55 47
Average hourly rate £16.56 £15.50 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Visualisation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Visualisation Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Visualisation
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visualisation across the North West region.

Visualisation Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Visualisation
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visualisation across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Visualisation Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Visualisation
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation across the North West region.

Visualisation Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Visualisation
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualisation within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +7 22 £475 +32.86% 2
Manchester -1 9 £300 - 5
Cumbria - 4 £433 -
Merseyside -11 1 - - 1
Visualisation
England

Visualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Visualisation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visualisation.

1 49 (56.32%) JavaScript
1 49 (56.32%) Big Data
2 47 (54.02%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (50.57%) Tableau
4 43 (49.43%) Cloud Computing
4 43 (49.43%) Oracle
5 40 (45.98%) Amazon AWS
6 39 (44.83%) R
6 39 (44.83%) Hadoop
6 39 (44.83%) MongoDB
6 39 (44.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 39 (44.83%) Citrix
6 39 (44.83%) Teradata
6 39 (44.83%) IaaS
6 39 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (44.83%) StatsD
6 39 (44.83%) Apigee
6 39 (44.83%) Mashery
7 38 (43.68%) Machine Learning
7 38 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (37.93%) Python
9 29 (33.33%) Node.js
9 29 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 29 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 27 (31.03%) .NET
10 27 (31.03%) Java
11 18 (20.69%) User Experience
12 17 (19.54%) UNIX
12 17 (19.54%) Linux
13 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence

Visualisation
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Visualisation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visualisation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (33.33%) Node.js
2 3 (3.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
1 7 (8.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 43 (49.43%) Cloud Computing
2 40 (45.98%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (44.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) Internet
2 4 (4.60%) Unified Communications
2 4 (4.60%) Converged Networks
3 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (56.32%) Big Data
2 47 (54.02%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (44.83%) Hadoop
3 39 (44.83%) MongoDB
3 39 (44.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (6.90%) MS Access
4 6 (6.90%) Spotfire
4 6 (6.90%) QlikView
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.30%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.30%) Star Schema
7 2 (2.30%) Lumira
8 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.15%) Subversion
2 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (4.60%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (4.60%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Banking
2 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (44.83%) Architect
2 31 (35.63%) Technical Architect
3 21 (24.14%) Digital Architect
4 19 (21.84%) Digital Technical Architect
5 17 (19.54%) Developer
6 14 (16.09%) Senior Architect
7 13 (14.94%) Senior Technical Architect
8 12 (13.79%) Analyst
9 9 (10.34%) Business Analyst
9 9 (10.34%) Senior Digital Architect
10 8 (9.20%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
11 6 (6.90%) QlikView Developer
11 6 (6.90%) Data Architect
12 5 (5.75%) Consultant
13 4 (4.60%) Tableau Developer
14 3 (3.45%) UI/UX Designer
14 3 (3.45%) Chief Architect
14 3 (3.45%) Data Analyst
14 3 (3.45%) Technical Developer
14 3 (3.45%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 29 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 27 (31.03%) .NET
3 5 (5.75%) Flask
3 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.60%) RESTful
5 1 (1.15%) CSS
5 1 (1.15%) Web Services
5 1 (1.15%) Middleware
5 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) User Experience
2 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Economics
4 1 (1.15%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.54%) UNIX
1 17 (19.54%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (43.68%) Machine Learning
2 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (11.49%) Analytics
4 8 (9.20%) Project Management
4 8 (9.20%) Web Accessibility
5 7 (8.05%) Statistical Analysis
5 7 (8.05%) Data Architecture
6 6 (6.90%) Data Transformation
6 6 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
6 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 6 (6.90%) Change Management
6 6 (6.90%) Validation
6 6 (6.90%) Migration
6 6 (6.90%) UML
6 6 (6.90%) OO
7 5 (5.75%) Business Development
7 5 (5.75%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (56.32%) JavaScript
2 39 (44.83%) R
3 33 (37.93%) Python
4 27 (31.03%) Java
5 7 (8.05%) SQL
6 5 (5.75%) Ruby
7 4 (4.60%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) IIBA
3 1 (1.15%) CBAP
3 1 (1.15%) MBA
Systems Management
1 39 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (44.83%) StatsD
Vendors
1 44 (50.57%) Tableau
2 43 (49.43%) Oracle
3 39 (44.83%) Citrix
3 39 (44.83%) Teradata
3 39 (44.83%) Apigee
3 39 (44.83%) Mashery
4 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.45%) SAP
6 2 (2.30%) Adobe
6 2 (2.30%) HP
6 2 (2.30%) Birst
7 1 (1.15%) IBM
7 1 (1.15%) Curam
7 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com