The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Mining
Rank 420 405 363
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -42
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 245 245 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.03% 1.91% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 162 171
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Median hourly rate £42.75 £57.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +91.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.96 £25.00 £13.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £125.00 £46.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+73.00% +6.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12091 12815 12386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.77% 22.97% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8207 8281 7826
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 172 215
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £15.51 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Data Mining as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Mining
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Mining within the UK.

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Mining
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Mining within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Data Mining Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Mining
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining within the UK.

Data Mining Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Mining
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Mining within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Data Mining Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Mining
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -15 230 £430 -4.44% 86
London -9 113 £500 +5.26% 42
North West +12 34 £375 -1.31% 7
South East -23 23 £425 +60.37% 16
City of London +23 22 £475 - 13
Yorkshire +9 17 £475 +33.33% 4
South West +3 13 £463 +2.77% 4
West Yorkshire +2 9 £600 +68.42% 3
Hampshire -1 9 £600 +357.14% 5
Leeds -3 9 £600 +68.42% 3
Manchester -9 9 £413 -17.50% 6
West Midlands -19 9 £353 +13.25% 2
Merseyside - 9 £363 -
Scotland -30 8 £335 -26.37% 3
Liverpool - 8 £363 -
Feltham +12 7 £421 +112.09%
East Midlands +11 6 £456 -8.75% 4
South Yorkshire -5 6 £475 -2.56% 1
Sheffield -18 6 £475 -2.56% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 6 £269 -44.87%
Tyne and Wear -28 6 £269 -44.87%
North East -29 6 £269 -44.87%
East of England +7 5 £363 -16.66% 7
Glasgow +3 5 £340 -6.20% 1
Surrey -7 5 £375 -40.00% 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire +14 4 £325 -27.77% 6
Birmingham +3 4 £375 -
Cheshire -9 4 £475 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £325 - 4

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining 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 Data Mining.

1 216 (43.64%) SQL
2 156 (31.52%) Business Intelligence
3 147 (29.70%) Finance
4 140 (28.28%) Analytical Skills
5 113 (22.83%) Analytics
6 112 (22.63%) Data Modelling
7 104 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
8 96 (19.39%) Oracle
9 94 (18.99%) Data Analysis
10 91 (18.38%) Big Data
11 90 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 72 (14.55%) MS Excel
12 72 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
13 71 (14.34%) Python
14 68 (13.74%) SAS
15 66 (13.33%) Java
15 66 (13.33%) Banking
16 64 (12.93%) Hadoop
17 63 (12.73%) Business Analysis
18 62 (12.53%) Data Management
19 60 (12.12%) R
20 59 (11.92%) Degree
21 58 (11.72%) Visualisation
22 57 (11.52%) SQL Server
23 54 (10.91%) Project Management
23 54 (10.91%) Management Information System
24 53 (10.71%) ETL
24 53 (10.71%) Data Quality
25 50 (10.10%) Apache Hive
26 47 (9.49%) Machine Learning

Data Mining
Top Related 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 68 (13.74%) SAS
2 27 (5.45%) Apache Pig
3 21 (4.24%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.02%) Apache
6 10 (2.02%) nginx
7 9 (1.82%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.41%) Jetty
9 6 (1.21%) Confluence
9 6 (1.21%) IIS
9 6 (1.21%) Oracle 10gAS
9 6 (1.21%) Oracle Application Server
9 6 (1.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (1.21%) Oracle Spatial
9 6 (1.21%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.01%) PowerExchange
11 2 (0.40%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 72 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 33 (6.67%) SPSS
3 28 (5.66%) MS Office
4 15 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (2.63%) Stata
7 9 (1.82%) MS Project
8 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) HFM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.20%) Radian6
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.21%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) AdWords
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) GitHub
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.21%) DHCP
1 6 (1.21%) DNS
1 6 (1.21%) FTP
1 6 (1.21%) HTTP
1 6 (1.21%) IPsec
1 6 (1.21%) SAN
1 6 (1.21%) SSL
1 6 (1.21%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.81%) Internet
3 3 (0.61%) ATM
3 3 (0.61%) Network Security
3 3 (0.61%) WAAS
4 2 (0.40%) SSH
5 1 (0.20%) BGP
5 1 (0.20%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.20%) LAN
5 1 (0.20%) Multicast
5 1 (0.20%) NAS
5 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (18.38%) Big Data
2 72 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (12.93%) Hadoop
4 57 (11.52%) SQL Server
5 50 (10.10%) Apache Hive
6 37 (7.47%) Oracle Database
6 37 (7.47%) QlikView
7 32 (6.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (6.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
10 26 (5.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (5.05%) HBase
12 24 (4.85%) MS Access
12 24 (4.85%) Relational Database
13 21 (4.24%) MySQL
14 17 (3.43%) NoSQL
15 16 (3.23%) Text Mining
16 14 (2.83%) GIS
16 14 (2.83%) MongoDB
16 14 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (3.03%) JIRA
2 13 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
3 11 (2.22%) ERwin
4 10 (2.02%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.62%) HP UFT
5 8 (1.62%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.41%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.21%) Log4j
7 6 (1.21%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.21%) Toad
7 6 (1.21%) Travis CI
8 5 (1.01%) Subversion
8 5 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.81%) Ant
9 4 (0.81%) Maven
10 3 (0.61%) JUnit
10 3 (0.61%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.61%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.40%) Redmine
General
1 147 (29.70%) Finance
2 66 (13.33%) Banking
3 34 (6.87%) Marketing
4 22 (4.44%) Back Office
5 18 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.03%) Retail
7 14 (2.83%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.22%) Front Office
8 11 (2.22%) Investment Banking
9 10 (2.02%) Legal
10 8 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.21%) Electronics
12 5 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.81%) Advertising
13 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.40%) Billing
14 2 (0.40%) Games
14 2 (0.40%) Law
14 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 202 (40.81%) Analyst
2 72 (14.55%) Business Analyst
3 71 (14.34%) Data Analyst
4 69 (13.94%) Developer
5 48 (9.70%) Architect
6 30 (6.06%) SQL Analyst
7 29 (5.86%) Data Scientist
8 28 (5.66%) Data Architect
9 25 (5.05%) Project Manager
10 21 (4.24%) Consultant
11 19 (3.84%) Project Analyst
11 19 (3.84%) SQL Data Analyst
11 19 (3.84%) Test Analyst
12 17 (3.43%) Banking Analyst
12 17 (3.43%) Financial Analyst
13 16 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 16 (3.23%) Data Business Analyst
13 16 (3.23%) Data Engineer
14 15 (3.03%) Business Manager
14 15 (3.03%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.66%) .NET
2 21 (4.24%) CSS
2 21 (4.24%) HTML
3 17 (3.43%) XML
4 16 (3.23%) Middleware
5 11 (2.22%) Natural Language Processing
5 11 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (2.22%) Web Services
6 9 (1.82%) ELK Stack
6 9 (1.82%) HTML5
7 8 (1.62%) AngularJS
7 8 (1.62%) Django
7 8 (1.62%) J2EE
7 8 (1.62%) jQuery
7 8 (1.62%) SciPy
7 8 (1.62%) Servlets
8 7 (1.41%) JSON
9 6 (1.21%) Ajax
9 6 (1.21%) MDX
9 6 (1.21%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 140 (28.28%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (11.72%) Visualisation
3 54 (10.91%) Management Information System
4 45 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 44 (8.89%) Statistics
6 21 (4.24%) Mathematics
7 18 (3.64%) Credit Risk
8 17 (3.43%) Algorithms
8 17 (3.43%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.42%) Data Extraction
9 12 (2.42%) Fixed Income
9 12 (2.42%) Life Science
10 11 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
11 10 (2.02%) Data Integration
11 10 (2.02%) Social Network
12 9 (1.82%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.62%) Replication
13 8 (1.62%) User Experience
14 7 (1.41%) Neural Network
14 7 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.45%) Windows
2 24 (4.85%) Unix
3 23 (4.65%) Linux
4 7 (1.41%) AIX
5 6 (1.21%) Solaris
5 6 (1.21%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Android
9 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.20%) HPUX
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (31.52%) Business Intelligence
2 113 (22.83%) Analytics
3 112 (22.63%) Data Modelling
4 104 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (18.99%) Data Analysis
6 63 (12.73%) Business Analysis
7 62 (12.53%) Data Management
8 54 (10.91%) Project Management
9 53 (10.71%) ETL
10 47 (9.49%) Machine Learning
11 44 (8.89%) Data Visualisation
12 40 (8.08%) CRM
12 40 (8.08%) Migration
13 38 (7.68%) Data Analytics
14 36 (7.27%) Validation
15 29 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (5.66%) Data Architecture
17 26 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (5.25%) Predictive Modelling
18 25 (5.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 216 (43.64%) SQL
2 71 (14.34%) Python
3 66 (13.33%) Java
4 60 (12.12%) R
5 41 (8.28%) PL/SQL
6 35 (7.07%) VBA
7 30 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 26 (5.25%) T-SQL
9 23 (4.65%) Shell Script
10 21 (4.24%) C++
11 18 (3.64%) MATLAB
11 18 (3.64%) PHP
12 17 (3.43%) Perl
13 11 (2.22%) Ruby
14 9 (1.82%) C#
15 7 (1.41%) C
15 7 (1.41%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.21%) Scala
17 3 (0.61%) Lua
17 3 (0.61%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 59 (11.92%) Degree
2 22 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.63%) PhD
4 11 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.82%) ISEB
6 6 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.21%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.81%) CCA
7 4 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.81%) PMP
8 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.40%) ACCA
9 2 (0.40%) CCNP
9 2 (0.40%) CIMA
9 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.40%) MCITP
9 2 (0.40%) MCSE
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.71%) Data Quality
2 33 (6.67%) QA
3 6 (1.21%) SLA
4 4 (0.81%) COREP
4 4 (0.81%) CRD IV
5 3 (0.61%) Basel II
5 3 (0.61%) Basel III
6 2 (0.40%) COBIT
6 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.20%) GAAP
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 11 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.62%) HDFS
3 6 (1.21%) Xen
4 5 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.40%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.20%) XenApp
7 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.22%) Kibana
2 9 (1.82%) Graphite
2 9 (1.82%) logstash
2 9 (1.82%) StatsD
3 4 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.61%) Ansible
4 3 (0.61%) Nagios
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (0.61%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.40%) Check_MK
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.40%) Oozie
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.40%) SCCM
6 1 (0.20%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 96 (19.39%) Oracle
2 90 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 46 (9.29%) SAP
4 45 (9.09%) Tableau
5 34 (6.87%) Informatica
6 22 (4.44%) Teradata
7 14 (2.83%) HP
8 13 (2.63%) Siebel
8 13 (2.63%) Talend
9 12 (2.42%) Cognos
10 11 (2.22%) Alteryx
10 11 (2.22%) Cloudera
10 11 (2.22%) IBM
10 11 (2.22%) VMware
11 9 (1.82%) Hortonworks
11 9 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.41%) Google
12 7 (1.41%) MapR
13 6 (1.21%) Axway
13 6 (1.21%) Red Hat
City, London
Churchill Frank
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £675 - £775 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £425.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £380 per day
Posted: 24 days ago