The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Mining
Rank 396 363 363
Rank change year-on-year
-33 0
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 231 251 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.87% 2.25% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 158 123
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£400 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £19.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.98 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-19.14% -44.70%

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
12343 11161 10661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.51% 21.09% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8079 6935 6407
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 168 225
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.82 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the UK over the 3 months to 7 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
England -52 198 £400 -5.88% 138
London -44 110 £450 -4.35% 65
City of London -24 29 £450 - 26
South East -32 26 £250 -16.66% 13
Scotland +16 23 £375 -8.53% 6
East of England +16 20 £425 +36.00% 10
Edinburgh +10 14 £408 -0.60% 4
Hampshire +13 13 £188 - 2
North West -17 13 £378 -16.11% 17
Yorkshire -13 12 £350 -25.33% 8
West Yorkshire -12 11 £350 -34.11% 6
Leeds - 10 £350 - 5
Glasgow - 8 £340 - 1
Basingstoke - 8 £175 - 1
East Midlands -9 7 £205 -25.45% 8
Cambridgeshire - 7 £450 - 8
West Midlands +2 6 £360 -15.29% 6
Surrey -5 6 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 6 £425 -
Berkshire -10 5 £413 +117.10% 4
Wiltshire +7 4 £350 +12.00% 2
South West -18 4 £350 -12.50% 7
Northern Ireland - 4 £93 - 2
Suffolk - 4 £416 -
Belfast - 4 £93 - 2
Corsham - 4 £350 -
County Antrim - 4 £93 - 2
Ipswich - 4 £416 -
Shropshire 0 3 £451 -
Nottinghamshire -4 3 £205 - 6

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Mining 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 Data Mining.

1 233 (47.17%) SQL
2 177 (35.83%) Finance
3 127 (25.71%) Analytics
4 109 (22.06%) Data Modelling
5 102 (20.65%) Data Analysis
6 100 (20.24%) Business Intelligence
6 100 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
7 96 (19.43%) SQL Server
8 95 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
9 91 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
9 91 (18.42%) Banking
10 82 (16.60%) ETL
11 74 (14.98%) SAS
12 72 (14.57%) MS Excel
13 69 (13.97%) Oracle
14 65 (13.16%) Microsoft
15 64 (12.96%) Visualisation
16 62 (12.55%) R
16 62 (12.55%) Python
17 59 (11.94%) Java
18 56 (11.34%) Hadoop
19 55 (11.13%) Big Data
20 51 (10.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 49 (9.92%) Business Analysis
22 48 (9.72%) Degree
23 46 (9.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 46 (9.31%) Project Management
24 43 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 41 (8.30%) Investment Banking
26 40 (8.10%) Data Architecture

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Mining 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 Data Mining. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 74 (14.98%) SAS
2 16 (3.24%) Apache Spark
3 14 (2.83%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.23%) Apache Pig
5 10 (2.02%) Confluence
6 9 (1.82%) Apache
7 6 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.01%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.81%) IIS
10 3 (0.61%) JBoss
10 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.40%) CMS
11 2 (0.40%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.40%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.20%) Documentum
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 72 (14.57%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.88%) MS Office
3 28 (5.67%) SPSS
4 16 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (2.02%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.81%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.61%) MS Project
9 1 (0.20%) FastStats
9 1 (0.20%) Weka
9 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.61%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.61%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (0.40%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.20%) Unica
4 1 (0.20%) HFM
4 1 (0.20%) Agresso
4 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.63%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.01%) PaaS
4 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.40%) SaaS
5 2 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.20%) Route 53
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.20%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.85%) Internet
2 6 (1.21%) Intranet
3 4 (0.81%) Firewall
4 3 (0.61%) SAN
4 3 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.40%) ASN.1
5 2 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.40%) LDAP
5 2 (0.40%) HTTP
5 2 (0.40%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.40%) DNS
5 2 (0.40%) SSL
6 1 (0.20%) VPN
6 1 (0.20%) LAN
6 1 (0.20%) SMS
6 1 (0.20%) VoIP
6 1 (0.20%) Network Security
6 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 95 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (11.34%) Hadoop
4 55 (11.13%) Big Data
5 51 (10.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (9.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 43 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 39 (7.89%) Relational Database
9 29 (5.87%) OLAP
10 23 (4.66%) MS Access
10 23 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (4.45%) Apache Hive
12 21 (4.25%) QlikView
13 19 (3.85%) Oracle Database
14 16 (3.24%) HBase
15 13 (2.63%) NoSQL
16 11 (2.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
17 10 (2.02%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (3.24%) JIRA
2 13 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (2.02%) Subversion
3 10 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.21%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (1.21%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.21%) NUnit
5 5 (1.01%) Toad
6 4 (0.81%) ERwin
7 3 (0.61%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.61%) Maven
8 2 (0.40%) Moq
8 2 (0.40%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.40%) Ant
9 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
General
1 177 (35.83%) Finance
2 91 (18.42%) Banking
3 41 (8.30%) Investment Banking
4 39 (7.89%) Retail
5 38 (7.69%) Marketing
6 21 (4.25%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.63%) Front Office
8 12 (2.43%) Publishing
9 11 (2.23%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.81%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.81%) Games
12 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.61%) Back Office
13 3 (0.61%) Legal
13 3 (0.61%) French Language
14 2 (0.40%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 232 (46.96%) Analyst
2 112 (22.67%) Data Analyst
3 109 (22.06%) Developer
4 70 (14.17%) Business Analyst
5 37 (7.49%) Architect
6 30 (6.07%) Consultant
7 26 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 22 (4.45%) SQL Developer
8 22 (4.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 19 (3.85%) Data Scientist
9 19 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (3.64%) Data Architect
11 17 (3.44%) .NET Developer
11 17 (3.44%) C# Developer
12 15 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (2.63%) Business Data Analyst
14 12 (2.43%) Data Consultant
14 12 (2.43%) Hadoop Developer
14 12 (2.43%) Test Analyst
14 12 (2.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.09%) .NET
2 22 (4.45%) HTML
3 18 (3.64%) XML
3 18 (3.64%) JSON
4 17 (3.44%) HTML5
5 16 (3.24%) ASP.NET
6 15 (3.04%) CSS
6 15 (3.04%) Silverlight
7 11 (2.23%) XACML
7 11 (2.23%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (1.82%) Apache Thrift
9 8 (1.62%) J2EE
9 8 (1.62%) MDX
9 8 (1.62%) Web Services
10 6 (1.21%) WPF
10 6 (1.21%) Reactive Extensions
11 5 (1.01%) Pandas
11 5 (1.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 100 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (12.96%) Visualisation
3 34 (6.88%) Statistics
4 33 (6.68%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.05%) Mathematics
6 18 (3.64%) Data Integration
7 17 (3.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (3.04%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.63%) Algorithms
9 13 (2.63%) Fixed Income
10 12 (2.43%) Computer Science
10 12 (2.43%) Data Extraction
11 11 (2.23%) Data Centre
11 11 (2.23%) Derivative
12 9 (1.82%) Reference Data
13 8 (1.62%) Clustering
13 8 (1.62%) Equities
13 8 (1.62%) Video on Demand
14 7 (1.42%) GIS
15 6 (1.21%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.88%) Windows
2 28 (5.67%) UNIX
2 28 (5.67%) Linux
3 6 (1.21%) Solaris
4 3 (0.61%) Android
4 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.40%) AIX
5 2 (0.40%) HPUX
5 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.20%) OS/390
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (25.71%) Analytics
2 109 (22.06%) Data Modelling
3 102 (20.65%) Data Analysis
4 100 (20.24%) Business Intelligence
5 91 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (16.60%) ETL
7 49 (9.92%) Business Analysis
8 46 (9.31%) Project Management
9 40 (8.10%) Data Architecture
10 37 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (6.88%) Open Source
12 31 (6.28%) SDLC
13 30 (6.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (5.67%) Scrum
14 28 (5.67%) CRM
15 27 (5.47%) Validation
16 24 (4.86%) Data Management
16 24 (4.86%) Data Governance
17 23 (4.66%) Statistical Modelling
18 22 (4.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 233 (47.17%) SQL
2 62 (12.55%) Python
2 62 (12.55%) R
3 59 (11.94%) Java
4 39 (7.89%) VBA
5 28 (5.67%) T-SQL
6 26 (5.26%) C#
7 25 (5.06%) JavaScript
8 24 (4.86%) C
9 20 (4.05%) PL/SQL
10 16 (3.24%) C++
11 13 (2.63%) Ruby
12 12 (2.43%) Perl
13 9 (1.82%) MATLAB
14 8 (1.62%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.62%) Scala
15 6 (1.21%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.21%) XAML
16 5 (1.01%) PHP
17 3 (0.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 48 (9.72%) Degree
2 30 (6.07%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.24%) ISEB
5 8 (1.62%) PhD
6 6 (1.21%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.01%) ACCA
7 5 (1.01%) CIMA
8 4 (0.81%) PMP
8 4 (0.81%) CISA
8 4 (0.81%) CISM
8 4 (0.81%) OCP
8 4 (0.81%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.81%) CRISC
9 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.20%) MCSE
11 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.87%) Data Quality
2 23 (4.66%) QA
3 5 (1.01%) SLA
4 4 (0.81%) COBIT
5 3 (0.61%) GAAP
5 3 (0.61%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) MiFID
6 1 (0.20%) Basel II
6 1 (0.20%) GCP
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.82%) Docker
3 7 (1.42%) HDFS
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.40%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.40%) Kibana
3 2 (0.40%) Check_MK
3 2 (0.40%) Graphite
3 2 (0.40%) Puppet
3 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.20%) WSUS
4 1 (0.20%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.20%) SCCM
4 1 (0.20%) SCOM
4 1 (0.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 69 (13.97%) Oracle
2 65 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 40 (8.10%) Tableau
4 30 (6.07%) SAP
5 28 (5.67%) Business Objects
6 21 (4.25%) Cognos
7 13 (2.63%) Google
8 11 (2.23%) Teradata
9 10 (2.02%) IBM
10 9 (1.82%) Informatica
10 9 (1.82%) Telerik
10 9 (1.82%) Alteryx
11 7 (1.42%) Cloudera
11 7 (1.42%) EMC
12 6 (1.21%) HP
12 6 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.21%) Talend
13 5 (1.01%) Remedy
13 5 (1.01%) Hyperion
14 4 (0.81%) BMC
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