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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Mining
Rank 429 428 423
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 231 236 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.90% 1.80% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 156 149
Median daily rate £375 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £614 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £36.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.83% +14.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 - £32.00

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
12171 13113 12444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.68% 22.92% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8055 8693 7866
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 198 205
Median hourly rate £35.43 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +49.11%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +30 221 £375 -15.44% 84
London -3 123 £400 -13.04% 39
South East +24 38 £400 +42.85% 10
North West +21 19 £400 -11.11% 12
City of London +15 17 £398 -14.05% 8
West Midlands -19 14 £363 -25.64% 6
North East -21 11 £320 +18.51%
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 11 £320 +18.51%
Tyne and Wear -23 11 £320 +18.51%
Hampshire +9 9 £320 +82.85% 3
Berkshire +9 8 £450 +69.81%
Shropshire -22 8 £320 -34.35% 2
Telford -23 8 £320 -34.35% 2
Feltham +3 7 £475 +3.82%
East of England +8 6 £444 -44.53% 6
Cheshire +4 6 £413 -19.51% 1
Manchester +2 6 £400 - 8
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
Yorkshire +8 5 £350 -6.66% 5
Scotland -8 5 £373 -0.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 4 - - 1
South West +10 4 £250 -15.25% 5
West Yorkshire +10 4 £350 -0.70% 4
Surrey +4 4 £400 -5.88% 4
Fareham - 4 £250 -
South Wales +22 3 £160 -60.00% 1
Wales +19 3 £160 -60.00% 1
Reading +17 3 £325 -
Wiltshire +14 3 £215 - 2
Merseyside +10 3 £400 +14.28% 2

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 246 (53.36%) SQL
2 108 (23.43%) Finance
3 106 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (19.52%) Analytics
6 88 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
7 82 (17.79%) Data Analysis
8 78 (16.92%) Degree
8 78 (16.92%) Project Management
9 76 (16.49%) Data Modelling
10 74 (16.05%) Microsoft
11 72 (15.62%) Python
11 72 (15.62%) Java
11 72 (15.62%) R
12 63 (13.67%) SQL Server
12 63 (13.67%) Big Data
13 62 (13.45%) Banking
14 60 (13.02%) SAS
15 58 (12.58%) Oracle
15 58 (12.58%) MS Excel
16 57 (12.36%) Tableau
17 54 (11.71%) Machine Learning
17 54 (11.71%) Hadoop
17 54 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
17 54 (11.71%) Migration
18 52 (11.28%) ETL
18 52 (11.28%) Business Analysis
19 44 (9.54%) Marketing
20 42 (9.11%) Computer Science
20 42 (9.11%) E-Commerce

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 60 (13.02%) SAS
2 22 (4.77%) Apache Spark
3 18 (3.90%) Apache Pig
4 14 (3.04%) Apache
5 12 (2.60%) Confluence
6 9 (1.95%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.74%) CMS
7 8 (1.74%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.52%) ArcGIS
9 5 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.43%) Drupal
10 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.22%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.22%) Jetty
11 1 (0.22%) nginx
11 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 58 (12.58%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.72%) SPSS
3 22 (4.77%) MS Office
4 14 (3.04%) Stata
5 12 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.30%) MS Project
6 6 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.65%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.22%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.22%) HFM
4 1 (0.22%) Investran
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.22%) Radian6
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.22%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.22%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.22%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.87%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.87%) IaaS
2 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.87%) SaaS
3 3 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.22%) AdWords
5 1 (0.22%) GitHub
5 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.56%) LAN
2 13 (2.82%) SMS
2 13 (2.82%) WAN
3 5 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.87%) Firewall
4 4 (0.87%) Internet
4 4 (0.87%) SAN
4 4 (0.87%) VoIP
5 3 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.65%) VPN
5 3 (0.65%) WAAS
5 3 (0.65%) Wireless
6 2 (0.43%) BGP
6 2 (0.43%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.43%) Multicast
6 2 (0.43%) Network Security
6 2 (0.43%) SSH
6 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.22%) 3G
7 1 (0.22%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (13.67%) Big Data
1 63 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 54 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (11.71%) Hadoop
3 31 (6.72%) Apache Hive
3 31 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (5.86%) BusinessObjects
6 26 (5.64%) Relational Database
7 24 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (4.56%) GIS
9 20 (4.34%) HBase
10 17 (3.69%) Oracle Database
11 16 (3.47%) QlikView
11 16 (3.47%) Text Mining
12 14 (3.04%) MongoDB
12 14 (3.04%) MySQL
13 12 (2.60%) NoSQL
13 12 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (2.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (3.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.17%) JIRA
3 10 (2.17%) TeamCity
4 9 (1.95%) JUnit
5 8 (1.74%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.52%) HP UFT
7 6 (1.30%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.08%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.87%) Subversion
10 3 (0.65%) Ant
10 3 (0.65%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.65%) Maven
10 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.43%) GoCD
12 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.22%) MSTest
12 1 (0.22%) Sahi
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.22%) Zephyr
General
1 108 (23.43%) Finance
2 62 (13.45%) Banking
3 44 (9.54%) Marketing
4 21 (4.56%) Investment Banking
4 21 (4.56%) Retail
5 11 (2.39%) Advertising
5 11 (2.39%) Back Office
5 11 (2.39%) Front Office
6 8 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.30%) Publishing
8 4 (0.87%) Electronics
8 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.65%) Legal
9 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.43%) French Language
10 2 (0.43%) German Language
10 2 (0.43%) Local Government
10 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 144 (31.24%) Analyst
2 75 (16.27%) Developer
3 65 (14.10%) Data Analyst
4 45 (9.76%) Architect
5 44 (9.54%) Data Scientist
6 40 (8.68%) Business Analyst
7 26 (5.64%) Project Manager
8 20 (4.34%) Data Architect
9 19 (4.12%) Consultant
10 18 (3.90%) Business Manager
10 18 (3.90%) Senior Developer
11 17 (3.69%) Agile Developer
11 17 (3.69%) Java Developer
12 16 (3.47%) Senior Agile Developer
13 15 (3.25%) Business Project Manager
13 15 (3.25%) Data Engineer
13 15 (3.25%) SQL Developer
14 13 (2.82%) SQL Analyst
15 11 (2.39%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 11 (2.39%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.24%) HTML
2 36 (7.81%) XML
3 26 (5.64%) .NET
3 26 (5.64%) Web Services
4 20 (4.34%) CSS
4 20 (4.34%) Spring
5 16 (3.47%) Middleware
6 15 (3.25%) Hibernate
6 15 (3.25%) Natural Language Processing
7 13 (2.82%) HTML5
8 11 (2.39%) J2SE
9 10 (2.17%) XSLT
10 9 (1.95%) jQuery
11 8 (1.74%) .NET Framework
11 8 (1.74%) SOAP
12 7 (1.52%) JSP
12 7 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (1.30%) REST
13 6 (1.30%) RESTful
14 5 (1.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 106 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (9.11%) Computer Science
3 39 (8.46%) Statistics
4 32 (6.94%) Visualisation
5 23 (4.99%) Algorithms
6 22 (4.77%) Economics
7 21 (4.56%) Mathematics
8 20 (4.34%) Data Centre
9 18 (3.90%) Virtual Team
10 17 (3.69%) Data Extraction
10 17 (3.69%) Management Information System
11 13 (2.82%) Clustering
11 13 (2.82%) Data Structures
12 11 (2.39%) Data Integration
13 9 (1.95%) Credit Risk
13 9 (1.95%) Fixed Income
14 8 (1.74%) User Experience
15 7 (1.52%) Neural Network
15 7 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
16 6 (1.30%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.77%) Linux
2 18 (3.90%) Windows
3 15 (3.25%) Unix
4 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.43%) zOS
5 1 (0.22%) Android
5 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (19.52%) Analytics
3 88 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
4 82 (17.79%) Data Analysis
5 78 (16.92%) Project Management
6 76 (16.49%) Data Modelling
7 54 (11.71%) Machine Learning
7 54 (11.71%) Migration
8 52 (11.28%) Business Analysis
8 52 (11.28%) ETL
9 42 (9.11%) E-Commerce
10 40 (8.68%) Open Source
11 36 (7.81%) CRM
11 36 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (7.59%) Data Analytics
13 34 (7.38%) Data Management
14 32 (6.94%) Software Engineering
15 31 (6.72%) Data Architecture
16 29 (6.29%) Data Migration
16 29 (6.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 246 (53.36%) SQL
2 72 (15.62%) Java
2 72 (15.62%) Python
2 72 (15.62%) R
3 34 (7.38%) T-SQL
4 30 (6.51%) C++
5 29 (6.29%) JavaScript
6 25 (5.42%) MATLAB
7 22 (4.77%) PL/SQL
8 20 (4.34%) PHP
9 17 (3.69%) C#
9 17 (3.69%) Shell Script
9 17 (3.69%) VBA
10 12 (2.60%) Perl
11 11 (2.39%) Ruby
12 9 (1.95%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.95%) Scala
13 6 (1.30%) C
14 3 (0.65%) SPARQL
15 2 (0.43%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 78 (16.92%) Degree
2 31 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.86%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.34%) PhD
5 9 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.52%) BICSI Certification
7 7 (1.52%) BICSI RCDD
8 5 (1.08%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.87%) CISSP
9 4 (0.87%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.87%) SANS
10 3 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.65%) PMP
10 3 (0.65%) SSCP
11 2 (0.43%) CCNP
11 2 (0.43%) CISA
11 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.81%) Data Quality
2 21 (4.56%) QA
3 5 (1.08%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.65%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.43%) Basel II
5 2 (0.43%) Basel III
5 2 (0.43%) COREP
5 2 (0.43%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.43%) GxP
5 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.43%) SLA
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.08%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.65%) HDFS
4 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.22%) Ceph
5 1 (0.22%) Docker
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.08%) Ansible
1 5 (1.08%) Oozie
1 5 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.87%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.87%) Kibana
3 3 (0.65%) logstash
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.65%) Puppet
3 3 (0.65%) QRadar
3 3 (0.65%) RSA enVision
4 2 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.43%) Nagios
4 2 (0.43%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.22%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.22%) EnCase
5 1 (0.22%) Mesos
Vendors
1 74 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 58 (12.58%) Oracle
3 57 (12.36%) Tableau
4 39 (8.46%) SAP
5 24 (5.21%) Teradata
6 22 (4.77%) HP
7 18 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (3.69%) Talend
9 13 (2.82%) Informatica
9 13 (2.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 11 (2.39%) Vertica
11 9 (1.95%) IBM
11 9 (1.95%) Mapinfo
12 7 (1.52%) Splunk
13 5 (1.08%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.08%) Cognos
14 4 (0.87%) DataFlux
14 4 (0.87%) Escenic
14 4 (0.87%) Google
14 4 (0.87%) Trillium
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