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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Mining
Rank 421 412 383
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -29
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 230 229 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.99% 1.74% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 139 156
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -36.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.14%

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
11578 13148 12063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.82% 23.47% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7850 8593 7561
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 187 200
Median hourly rate £31.00 £27.78 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -4.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 25 June 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
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 25 June 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 +11 216 £425 +6.25% 65
London +9 106 £500 +14.28% 36
North West +10 33 £413 +10.00% 10
South West +19 21 £425 +17.24% 2
City of London +25 18 £563 +25.00% 7
South East -5 17 £375 +50.00% 6
East of England +11 15 £400 -5.88% 4
Manchester -1 12 £414 +27.30% 6
Devon - 12 £425 -
Exeter - 12 £425 -
Cambridgeshire +23 11 £388 -13.88% 1
Cheshire +3 8 £450 - 1
Surrey -7 7 £375 -40.00% 1
Scotland -28 7 £335 -10.66% 7
North East -47 7 £305 -22.53%
Tyne and Wear -51 7 £305 -22.53%
Newcastle upon Tyne -57 7 £305 -22.53%
Chester - 7 £450 - 1
Cambridge +17 6 £325 - 1
Yorkshire 0 6 £475 +35.71% 5
West Midlands -23 5 £375 +20.96% 2
Wales +23 4 £391 -
South Wales +21 4 £391 -
East Midlands +2 4 £469 +123.21%
South Yorkshire +1 4 £475 +20.63%
Sheffield -9 4 £475 +20.63%
Staines - 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 £391 -
Bristol - 4 £335 - 2
Buckinghamshire +16 3 - -

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 206 (45.08%) SQL
2 137 (29.98%) Business Intelligence
3 136 (29.76%) Finance
4 130 (28.45%) Analytical Skills
5 107 (23.41%) Analytics
6 104 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
7 97 (21.23%) Data Modelling
8 87 (19.04%) Microsoft
9 86 (18.82%) Data Analysis
10 75 (16.41%) Business Analysis
10 75 (16.41%) Big Data
11 70 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
12 68 (14.88%) MS Excel
12 68 (14.88%) Oracle
12 68 (14.88%) SAS
13 62 (13.57%) Python
13 62 (13.57%) Degree
14 61 (13.35%) Banking
14 61 (13.35%) Data Management
14 61 (13.35%) SQL Server
15 59 (12.91%) Java
16 55 (12.04%) Project Management
17 53 (11.60%) ETL
18 51 (11.16%) Hadoop
18 51 (11.16%) R
19 50 (10.94%) Data Quality
20 48 (10.50%) Machine Learning
21 46 (10.07%) Data Analytics
22 43 (9.41%) Management Information System
23 41 (8.97%) Validation

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 (14.88%) SAS
2 23 (5.03%) Apache Pig
3 14 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.19%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.31%) Apache
7 5 (1.09%) Confluence
7 5 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.88%) CMS
9 3 (0.66%) nginx
10 2 (0.44%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.22%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.22%) FileNet
11 1 (0.22%) JBoss
11 1 (0.22%) Jetty
Applications
1 68 (14.88%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.69%) SPSS
3 20 (4.38%) MS Office
4 14 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.84%) Stata
6 9 (1.97%) MS Visio
7 8 (1.75%) MS Project
8 4 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.22%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.22%) Radian6
4 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.53%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.66%) IaaS
5 2 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.22%) AdWords
6 1 (0.22%) GitHub
6 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.22%) Office 365
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.31%) SAN
2 3 (0.66%) ATM
2 3 (0.66%) Internet
2 3 (0.66%) WAAS
3 2 (0.44%) LAN
3 2 (0.44%) Network Security
4 1 (0.22%) BGP
4 1 (0.22%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.22%) Multicast
4 1 (0.22%) WAN
4 1 (0.22%) WebEx
4 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (16.41%) Big Data
2 70 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (13.35%) SQL Server
4 51 (11.16%) Hadoop
5 39 (8.53%) Apache Hive
6 32 (7.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (5.91%) HBase
7 27 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (5.69%) QlikView
9 25 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (5.03%) BusinessObjects
11 22 (4.81%) Relational Database
12 20 (4.38%) MySQL
13 18 (3.94%) MongoDB
14 17 (3.72%) MS Access
15 14 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (2.84%) CouchDB
17 12 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
18 11 (2.41%) Oracle Database
19 10 (2.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
1 12 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.41%) ERwin
3 10 (2.19%) TeamCity
4 8 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.75%) HP UFT
5 6 (1.31%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.31%) JIRA
6 5 (1.09%) JUnit
6 5 (1.09%) SonarQube
6 5 (1.09%) Subversion
6 5 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.88%) Ant
7 4 (0.88%) Maven
8 3 (0.66%) GoCD
8 3 (0.66%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.66%) Toad
9 2 (0.44%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.22%) Redmine
10 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
General
1 136 (29.76%) Finance
2 61 (13.35%) Banking
3 30 (6.56%) Marketing
4 24 (5.25%) Back Office
5 17 (3.72%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.50%) Retail
7 12 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.41%) Investment Banking
9 10 (2.19%) Front Office
9 10 (2.19%) Legal
10 6 (1.31%) Advertising
10 6 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.88%) Electronics
11 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.66%) Publishing
13 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Bulgarian Language
14 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.22%) Estonian Language
Job Titles
1 173 (37.86%) Analyst
2 70 (15.32%) Business Analyst
3 60 (13.13%) Developer
4 53 (11.60%) Data Analyst
5 45 (9.85%) Architect
6 27 (5.91%) Project Manager
7 26 (5.69%) Data Scientist
8 25 (5.47%) Data Architect
9 21 (4.60%) Consultant
10 19 (4.16%) Business Manager
11 18 (3.94%) Business Project Manager
11 18 (3.94%) Data Engineer
11 18 (3.94%) SQL Analyst
12 16 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 16 (3.50%) Project Analyst
13 15 (3.28%) Big Data Engineer
14 14 (3.06%) Banking Analyst
14 14 (3.06%) SQL Developer
15 13 (2.84%) Data Business Analyst
15 13 (2.84%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.47%) .NET
2 20 (4.38%) HTML
2 20 (4.38%) Middleware
3 17 (3.72%) CSS
4 14 (3.06%) XML
5 13 (2.84%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (2.19%) Natural Language Processing
7 9 (1.97%) .NET Framework
7 9 (1.97%) ELK Stack
7 9 (1.97%) Web Services
8 8 (1.75%) SOAP
9 7 (1.53%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.53%) jQuery
10 5 (1.09%) HTML5
10 5 (1.09%) NumPy
10 5 (1.09%) Pandas
10 5 (1.09%) REST
10 5 (1.09%) Spring
11 4 (0.88%) Entity Framework
11 4 (0.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 130 (28.45%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (9.41%) Management Information System
3 40 (8.75%) Computer Science
3 40 (8.75%) Visualisation
4 32 (7.00%) Statistics
5 17 (3.72%) Credit Risk
6 16 (3.50%) Algorithms
7 14 (3.06%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.63%) Mathematics
8 12 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
9 11 (2.41%) Data Extraction
9 11 (2.41%) Life Science
10 10 (2.19%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.19%) Data Integration
10 10 (2.19%) Fixed Income
10 10 (2.19%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.97%) User Experience
12 6 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (1.31%) Economics
13 5 (1.09%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.91%) Unix
2 20 (4.38%) Linux
2 20 (4.38%) Windows
3 6 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.44%) zOS
8 1 (0.22%) Android
8 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (29.98%) Business Intelligence
2 107 (23.41%) Analytics
3 104 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (21.23%) Data Modelling
5 86 (18.82%) Data Analysis
6 75 (16.41%) Business Analysis
7 61 (13.35%) Data Management
8 55 (12.04%) Project Management
9 53 (11.60%) ETL
10 48 (10.50%) Machine Learning
11 46 (10.07%) Data Analytics
12 41 (8.97%) Validation
13 39 (8.53%) Migration
14 34 (7.44%) Data Visualisation
15 31 (6.78%) CRM
15 31 (6.78%) Software Engineering
16 26 (5.69%) Data Architecture
16 26 (5.69%) Scrum
17 25 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 206 (45.08%) SQL
2 62 (13.57%) Python
3 59 (12.91%) Java
4 51 (11.16%) R
5 29 (6.35%) JavaScript
6 26 (5.69%) C++
6 26 (5.69%) MATLAB
6 26 (5.69%) Shell Script
7 25 (5.47%) PL/SQL
8 22 (4.81%) T-SQL
9 18 (3.94%) VBA
10 16 (3.50%) PHP
10 16 (3.50%) Ruby
11 15 (3.28%) Perl
12 12 (2.63%) C#
13 11 (2.41%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.88%) C
15 3 (0.66%) SAS Macro
15 3 (0.66%) Scala
15 3 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (13.57%) Degree
2 20 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.06%) PhD
4 10 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.53%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.09%) PMP
8 4 (0.88%) CCA
8 4 (0.88%) ISEB
8 4 (0.88%) MCITP
8 4 (0.88%) MCSE
8 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.44%) ACCA
10 2 (0.44%) CCNP
10 2 (0.44%) CIMA
10 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (10.94%) Data Quality
2 25 (5.47%) QA
3 5 (1.09%) SLA
4 4 (0.88%) COREP
4 4 (0.88%) CRD IV
5 3 (0.66%) Basel II
5 3 (0.66%) Basel III
5 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.44%) COBIT
6 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.22%) GAAP
7 1 (0.22%) GxP
7 1 (0.22%) MiFID
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.09%) Apache Flume
2 5 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.66%) HDFS
3 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.22%) Ceph
4 1 (0.22%) Docker
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (2.19%) Kibana
2 9 (1.97%) Graphite
2 9 (1.97%) logstash
2 9 (1.97%) StatsD
3 5 (1.09%) Ansible
3 5 (1.09%) Oozie
3 5 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.66%) Nagios
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle EDQ
5 3 (0.66%) Puppet
5 3 (0.66%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.22%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) Mesos
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 87 (19.04%) Microsoft
2 68 (14.88%) Oracle
3 40 (8.75%) Tableau
4 26 (5.69%) SAP
5 23 (5.03%) Teradata
6 19 (4.16%) Informatica
7 15 (3.28%) HP
8 12 (2.63%) IBM
8 12 (2.63%) Talend
9 11 (2.41%) Vertica
10 8 (1.75%) Google
11 7 (1.53%) Cognos
12 6 (1.31%) CA
12 6 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.88%) Cloudera
13 4 (0.88%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.66%) Hortonworks
14 3 (0.66%) New Relic
14 3 (0.66%) Optimizely
14 3 (0.66%) TIBCO
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