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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Mining
Rank 371 349 347
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 243 234 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.13% 2.08% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 158 115
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.36% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 £23.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.69% -56.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -56.19%

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
11399 11231 10176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.64% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7336 6967 6200
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 184 207
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -21 224 £450 - 93
London -36 134 £455 +1.11% 54
City of London +4 42 £463 +2.77% 13
South East -14 31 £250 -33.33% 12
Scotland +6 16 £400 - 6
West Midlands +4 15 £463 +7.55% 1
North West -8 13 £475 +26.66% 7
Edinburgh - 13 £400 - 3
Hampshire -2 11 £158 -55.31% 4
Surrey +12 10 £525 +44.82%
East of England +10 8 - - 3
Manchester -3 8 £500 - 2
Shropshire - 8 £463 -
Hertfordshire +8 7 - -
Buckinghamshire +2 6 £295 +68.57%
Milton Keynes 0 5 £295 +68.57%
East Midlands -6 5 £450 +341.17% 3
South West -6 5 £470 +33.80% 9
Yorkshire -20 5 £371 -17.50% 4
Basingstoke - 5 £128 - 3
Guildford -3 4 - -
West Yorkshire -12 4 £380 -15.55% 3
Derbyshire +4 3 £400 +292.15%
Berkshire -12 3 £190 -62.92% 1
Leeds -17 3 £681 +51.38% 3
Glasgow - 3 £438 - 2
Reading -1 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - -

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 197 (44.87%) SQL
2 153 (34.85%) Finance
3 118 (26.88%) Analytics
4 113 (25.74%) ETL
5 102 (23.23%) Analytical Skills
6 100 (22.78%) Data Warehouse
7 92 (20.96%) Data Modelling
8 89 (20.27%) Business Intelligence
9 85 (19.36%) SQL Server
10 82 (18.68%) Banking
11 79 (18.00%) Data Analysis
12 69 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
12 69 (15.72%) SAS
13 60 (13.67%) Visualisation
14 56 (12.76%) Tableau
15 53 (12.07%) R
15 53 (12.07%) Big Data
15 53 (12.07%) Oracle
16 52 (11.85%) MS Excel
17 50 (11.39%) Microsoft
18 49 (11.16%) Python
18 49 (11.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 48 (10.93%) Hadoop
20 47 (10.71%) Java
21 43 (9.79%) Statistics
22 42 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 41 (9.34%) OLAP
24 38 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
24 38 (8.66%) Degree
25 35 (7.97%) Investment Banking

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 69 (15.72%) SAS
2 12 (2.73%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.51%) Apache Pig
4 10 (2.28%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.37%) Confluence
5 6 (1.37%) Apache
6 5 (1.14%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.46%) Documentum
8 2 (0.46%) Captiva
9 1 (0.23%) TPMS
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.23%) IIS
9 1 (0.23%) JBoss
9 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 52 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.69%) MS Office
3 21 (4.78%) SPSS
4 17 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (2.28%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.91%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.68%) MS Project
9 2 (0.46%) Weka
10 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.23%) Stata
10 1 (0.23%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 12 (2.73%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.82%) Markit EDM
3 6 (1.37%) ResourceLink
4 4 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.46%) Summit
5 2 (0.46%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.23%) HFM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.23%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.64%) Internet
2 6 (1.37%) Intranet
3 5 (1.14%) SAN
4 4 (0.91%) Firewall
5 2 (0.46%) Wireless
5 2 (0.46%) ASN.1
5 2 (0.46%) Network Security
5 2 (0.46%) WAN
5 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.23%) VPN
6 1 (0.23%) LDAP
6 1 (0.23%) ATM
6 1 (0.23%) LAN
6 1 (0.23%) SMS
6 1 (0.23%) VoIP
6 1 (0.23%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.23%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (22.78%) Data Warehouse
2 85 (19.36%) SQL Server
3 53 (12.07%) Big Data
4 49 (11.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (10.93%) Hadoop
6 42 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 41 (9.34%) OLAP
8 34 (7.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (7.06%) Relational Database
10 27 (6.15%) MS Access
11 19 (4.33%) Apache Hive
12 15 (3.42%) Oracle Database
12 15 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (3.19%) QlikView
14 12 (2.73%) Oracle OLAP
14 12 (2.73%) OLAP Cube
15 11 (2.51%) HBase
15 11 (2.51%) VLDB
16 10 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (2.73%) JIRA
2 9 (2.05%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (1.37%) NUnit
4 4 (0.91%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.68%) Maven
5 3 (0.68%) Toad
6 2 (0.46%) Subversion
6 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.46%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.23%) ERwin
7 1 (0.23%) ProC
7 1 (0.23%) Ant
7 1 (0.23%) CA Gen
7 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.23%) Moq
General
1 153 (34.85%) Finance
2 82 (18.68%) Banking
3 35 (7.97%) Investment Banking
4 34 (7.74%) Retail
5 26 (5.92%) Marketing
6 14 (3.19%) Publishing
6 14 (3.19%) Retail Banking
7 12 (2.73%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.28%) Front Office
9 9 (2.05%) Back Office
10 7 (1.59%) Games
11 6 (1.37%) Billing
11 6 (1.37%) Manufacturing
12 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.91%) French Language
13 4 (0.91%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.46%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 185 (42.14%) Analyst
2 93 (21.18%) Developer
3 82 (18.68%) Data Analyst
4 47 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 31 (7.06%) Architect
5 31 (7.06%) Consultant
6 22 (5.01%) SQL Developer
7 21 (4.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 20 (4.56%) Data Scientist
9 15 (3.42%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.19%) Data Architect
10 14 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (2.96%) .NET Developer
11 13 (2.96%) Systems Analyst
11 13 (2.96%) Insight Analyst
11 13 (2.96%) Business Data Analyst
12 12 (2.73%) Data Consultant
12 12 (2.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (2.73%) C# Developer
12 12 (2.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.06%) .NET
2 14 (3.19%) HTML
2 14 (3.19%) Silverlight
3 12 (2.73%) HTML5
3 12 (2.73%) XML
4 9 (2.05%) JSON
5 8 (1.82%) Web Services
5 8 (1.82%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.82%) AngularJS
6 7 (1.59%) XACML
6 7 (1.59%) CSS
6 7 (1.59%) WPF
7 6 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (1.37%) Reactive Extensions
7 6 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (0.91%) Pandas
8 4 (0.91%) MDX
8 4 (0.91%) Django
8 4 (0.91%) J2EE
9 2 (0.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 102 (23.23%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (13.67%) Visualisation
3 43 (9.79%) Statistics
4 34 (7.74%) Algorithms
5 25 (5.69%) Data Integration
6 21 (4.78%) Open Source
7 20 (4.56%) Mathematics
8 18 (4.10%) Computer Science
9 15 (3.42%) Management Information System
10 14 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (2.51%) Data Structures
12 10 (2.28%) Data Extraction
13 9 (2.05%) Fixed Income
13 9 (2.05%) Social Network
13 9 (2.05%) Physics
14 8 (1.82%) User Experience
15 7 (1.59%) Derivative
16 6 (1.37%) Clustering
16 6 (1.37%) NHS
17 5 (1.14%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.47%) Linux
2 20 (4.56%) UNIX
3 16 (3.64%) Windows
4 3 (0.68%) AIX
4 3 (0.68%) Solaris
4 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.46%) HPUX
6 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.23%) Debian
6 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.23%) Android
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (26.88%) Analytics
2 113 (25.74%) ETL
3 92 (20.96%) Data Modelling
4 89 (20.27%) Business Intelligence
5 79 (18.00%) Data Analysis
6 69 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (7.97%) Data Architecture
9 29 (6.61%) Business Analysis
10 28 (6.38%) Kimball Methodology
11 25 (5.69%) Workflow
11 25 (5.69%) Migration
12 24 (5.47%) Data Management
12 24 (5.47%) Predictive Modelling
13 23 (5.24%) Validation
14 22 (5.01%) Data Governance
15 21 (4.78%) Scrum
16 20 (4.56%) Project Management
16 20 (4.56%) ITIL
16 20 (4.56%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 197 (44.87%) SQL
2 53 (12.07%) R
3 49 (11.16%) Python
4 47 (10.71%) Java
5 32 (7.29%) VBA
6 23 (5.24%) C#
7 21 (4.78%) T-SQL
8 18 (4.10%) PL/SQL
9 17 (3.87%) JavaScript
10 16 (3.64%) C
11 11 (2.51%) C++
11 11 (2.51%) Ruby
12 6 (1.37%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.37%) XAML
12 6 (1.37%) VB
13 5 (1.14%) Scala
14 4 (0.91%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.91%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.91%) Perl
15 3 (0.68%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 38 (8.66%) Degree
2 25 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 18 (4.10%) ISEB
5 9 (2.05%) PhD
6 7 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (1.14%) OCP
8 3 (0.68%) ACCA
8 3 (0.68%) CIMA
8 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.46%) CCNA
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.23%) CCNP
10 1 (0.23%) HNC
10 1 (0.23%) HND
10 1 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.01%) QA
2 15 (3.42%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.68%) SLA
4 2 (0.46%) GAAP
4 2 (0.46%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.23%) GCP
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.37%) Docker
3 5 (1.14%) HDFS
4 4 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.23%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.68%) Puppet
2 3 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.46%) Graphite
3 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.23%) WSUS
4 1 (0.23%) Control-M
4 1 (0.23%) Nagios
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.23%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.23%) Ansible
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (12.76%) Tableau
2 53 (12.07%) Oracle
3 50 (11.39%) Microsoft
4 35 (7.97%) SAP
5 27 (6.15%) Business Objects
6 19 (4.33%) Cognos
7 15 (3.42%) IBM
8 13 (2.96%) Teradata
9 12 (2.73%) Google
10 8 (1.82%) Alteryx
11 7 (1.59%) Vertica
11 7 (1.59%) HP
11 7 (1.59%) EMC
12 6 (1.37%) Telerik
12 6 (1.37%) Talend
12 6 (1.37%) Mantas
12 6 (1.37%) Actimize
13 5 (1.14%) Netezza
13 5 (1.14%) Informatica
13 5 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Everything Everywhere
Rate: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £120 - £135 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £120 - £135 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 per week
Posted: 25 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago