The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visualisation
Rank - 118 117
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 0 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.083% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.36% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £373 £413
% change year-on-year
-8.05% -9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +45.45%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
721 554 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.72% 23.01% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 250 332
Average daily rate £325 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 47 62
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.42 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.28% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.75 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £34.70 £25.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Visualisation
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - - 3
Lancashire - - - -
Visualisation
England

Visualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) SAS
2 4 (44.44%) SPSS
2 4 (44.44%) Minitab
2 4 (44.44%) Spotfire
3 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 3 (33.33%) R
3 3 (33.33%) TIBCO
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (11.11%) Statistics
5 1 (11.11%) IronPython
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) iPhone
5 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Tableau
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Development

Visualisation
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Spotfire
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) Text Mining
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Xcode
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) iPhone Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) iPhone Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) R
3 1 (11.11%) IronPython
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Minitab
2 3 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau