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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Mining
Rank 380 420 360
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -60
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 255 193 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.23% 1.70% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 114 140
Average daily rate £400 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £263 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +19.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £36.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.16% +73.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £35.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £37.30 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £36.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-56.16% +73.80%

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
11419 11340 11451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.20% 21.90% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7676 7338 6934
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 174 234
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £48.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +48 234 £413 -2.94% 100
London -1 115 £488 +8.33% 69
South East +36 38 £300 +9.09% 12
Yorkshire -2 23 £350 -1.40% 5
City of London +26 19 £475 +4.39% 18
West Yorkshire +6 19 £350 -7.89% 3
Berkshire +24 18 £444 +69.04% 2
East of England +11 17 £388 +55.00% 1
Leeds +3 16 £350 -7.89% 3
Buckinghamshire +28 15 £295 - 3
South West +15 13 £425 +23.18% 4
Milton Keynes +13 11 £295 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 11 £488 -
North East - 11 £488 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £488 -
Cambridgeshire +20 10 £388 +55.00% 1
Reading - 10 £450 -
Cambridge +2 9 £388 +55.00% 1
North West -17 9 £390 +56.00% 2
Scotland -1 8 £399 -0.25% 6
Swindon +4 7 £425 -9.57% 1
Wiltshire +2 7 £425 -9.57% 1
Manchester -12 6 £388 +55.00% 1
West Midlands -15 6 £375 +11.11% 7
Edinburgh -13 5 £424 +16.96% 3
Maidenhead - 5 £425 -
Oxford - 4 £413 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £450 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £408 -
Glasgow +11 3 £388 -22.50% 3

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 238 (48.87%) SQL
2 169 (34.70%) Finance
3 150 (30.80%) Business Intelligence
4 146 (29.98%) Analytical Skills
5 129 (26.49%) Analytics
6 103 (21.15%) Data Modelling
6 103 (21.15%) Oracle
7 98 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (17.45%) Banking
9 83 (17.04%) Data Warehouse
10 80 (16.43%) Big Data
11 74 (15.20%) Python
11 74 (15.20%) Java
12 71 (14.58%) Hadoop
13 70 (14.37%) Data Analysis
14 66 (13.55%) SAS
15 64 (13.14%) Microsoft
15 64 (13.14%) Visualisation
16 59 (12.11%) CRM
17 57 (11.70%) SQL Server
18 56 (11.50%) Data Management
19 55 (11.29%) MS Excel
19 55 (11.29%) R
20 50 (10.27%) Statistics
21 49 (10.06%) ETL
22 47 (9.65%) Data Visualisation
22 47 (9.65%) Tableau
23 46 (9.45%) Data Quality
24 45 (9.24%) Oracle Database
24 45 (9.24%) Computer Science

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 66 (13.55%) SAS
2 29 (5.95%) Apache Spark
3 16 (3.29%) Apache Pig
3 16 (3.29%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.05%) Apache
5 9 (1.85%) nginx
6 7 (1.44%) Confluence
6 7 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.23%) IIS
7 6 (1.23%) Jetty
7 6 (1.23%) Oracle 10gAS
7 6 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.03%) PowerExchange
9 4 (0.82%) Node.js
9 4 (0.82%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.41%) FileNet
Applications
1 55 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.95%) MS Office
3 24 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (4.72%) MS Visio
5 18 (3.70%) SPSS
6 9 (1.85%) MS Project
7 7 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.41%) Stata
9 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.62%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) FastStats
5 1 (0.21%) HFM
5 1 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.21%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.03%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.44%) SSL
2 6 (1.23%) DHCP
2 6 (1.23%) DNS
2 6 (1.23%) FTP
2 6 (1.23%) HTTP
2 6 (1.23%) IPsec
2 6 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.82%) SAN
4 3 (0.62%) Internet
5 2 (0.41%) Network Security
5 2 (0.41%) SSH
6 1 (0.21%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.21%) LAN
6 1 (0.21%) LTE
6 1 (0.21%) MVNO
6 1 (0.21%) NAS
6 1 (0.21%) TETRA
6 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (17.04%) Data Warehouse
2 80 (16.43%) Big Data
3 71 (14.58%) Hadoop
4 57 (11.70%) SQL Server
5 45 (9.24%) Oracle Database
6 41 (8.42%) Apache Hive
7 38 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (7.39%) BusinessObjects
9 32 (6.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (5.95%) NoSQL
10 29 (5.95%) QlikView
11 27 (5.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (5.34%) Relational Database
13 22 (4.52%) MS Access
14 21 (4.31%) Oracle BI EE
15 20 (4.11%) HBase
16 17 (3.49%) Text Mining
17 15 (3.08%) Pentaho
18 14 (2.87%) MongoDB
18 14 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (4.52%) JIRA
2 12 (2.46%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (2.05%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.05%) Subversion
3 10 (2.05%) Toad
4 8 (1.64%) ERwin
5 7 (1.44%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.23%) Log4j
7 5 (1.03%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.03%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.41%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.41%) Redmine
10 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.21%) CA Gen
11 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.21%) RStudio
General
1 169 (34.70%) Finance
2 85 (17.45%) Banking
3 29 (5.95%) Investment Banking
4 28 (5.75%) Marketing
5 17 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.46%) Front Office
7 11 (2.26%) Back Office
7 11 (2.26%) Retail
8 10 (2.05%) Corporate Banking
9 9 (1.85%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.44%) Electronics
11 5 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.82%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.62%) Billing
13 3 (0.62%) Games
13 3 (0.62%) Legal
13 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.41%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.21%) International Banking
15 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 209 (42.92%) Analyst
2 94 (19.30%) Developer
3 88 (18.07%) Data Analyst
4 67 (13.76%) Business Analyst
5 40 (8.21%) SQL Analyst
6 36 (7.39%) Architect
7 24 (4.93%) Data Scientist
8 23 (4.72%) Data Business Analyst
8 23 (4.72%) SAS Analyst
8 23 (4.72%) Test Analyst
9 22 (4.52%) Consultant
10 21 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (4.31%) SQL Data Analyst
11 20 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 19 (3.90%) Data Architect
13 17 (3.49%) Financial Analyst
14 16 (3.29%) Banking Analyst
15 15 (3.08%) Technical Analyst
16 14 (2.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 14 (2.87%) Siebel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.19%) .NET
2 28 (5.75%) CSS
2 28 (5.75%) HTML
3 22 (4.52%) HTML5
4 21 (4.31%) Middleware
5 18 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 18 (3.70%) jQuery
6 16 (3.29%) JSON
6 16 (3.29%) XML
7 13 (2.67%) Ajax
7 13 (2.67%) RequireJS
8 11 (2.26%) J2EE
8 11 (2.26%) Web Services
9 9 (1.85%) NumPy
9 9 (1.85%) Pandas
10 8 (1.64%) Django
10 8 (1.64%) SciPy
11 6 (1.23%) Matplotlib
11 6 (1.23%) Natural Language Processing
11 6 (1.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 146 (29.98%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (13.14%) Visualisation
3 50 (10.27%) Statistics
4 45 (9.24%) Computer Science
5 40 (8.21%) Management Information System
6 29 (5.95%) Mathematics
7 22 (4.52%) Data Structures
8 16 (3.29%) Credit Risk
8 16 (3.29%) Neural Network
9 15 (3.08%) Algorithms
10 14 (2.87%) Fixed Income
11 13 (2.67%) Data Extraction
12 12 (2.46%) Economics
13 11 (2.26%) Data Integration
13 11 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (2.26%) Replication
14 10 (2.05%) Applied Mathematics
14 10 (2.05%) Social Network
15 8 (1.64%) NHS
15 8 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.01%) Linux
2 33 (6.78%) Windows
3 21 (4.31%) Unix
4 9 (1.85%) AIX
5 7 (1.44%) Solaris
6 5 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.82%) pSOS
7 4 (0.82%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.41%) MVS
9 1 (0.21%) HPUX
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (30.80%) Business Intelligence
2 129 (26.49%) Analytics
3 103 (21.15%) Data Modelling
4 98 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (14.37%) Data Analysis
6 59 (12.11%) CRM
7 56 (11.50%) Data Management
8 49 (10.06%) ETL
9 47 (9.65%) Data Visualisation
10 38 (7.80%) Project Management
11 36 (7.39%) Business Analysis
12 35 (7.19%) Machine Learning
13 34 (6.98%) Data Analytics
14 32 (6.57%) Migration
14 32 (6.57%) Validation
15 28 (5.75%) Predictive Modelling
16 26 (5.34%) Information Management
16 26 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (4.93%) Service Delivery
18 23 (4.72%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 238 (48.87%) SQL
2 74 (15.20%) Java
2 74 (15.20%) Python
3 55 (11.29%) R
4 41 (8.42%) PL/SQL
5 38 (7.80%) JavaScript
6 37 (7.60%) VBA
7 25 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 22 (4.52%) C++
9 17 (3.49%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.29%) C
10 16 (3.29%) Scala
11 14 (2.87%) Perl
12 9 (1.85%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.64%) C#
14 6 (1.23%) PHP
15 3 (0.62%) AWK
15 3 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (0.62%) Lua
15 3 (0.62%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 42 (8.62%) Degree
2 31 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.26%) ISEB
4 11 (2.26%) PhD
5 8 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.41%) CCNP
8 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.21%) CCNA
9 1 (0.21%) CCVP
9 1 (0.21%) CISA
9 1 (0.21%) MBA
9 1 (0.21%) MCSE
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.45%) Data Quality
2 30 (6.16%) QA
3 13 (2.67%) SLA
4 3 (0.62%) COBIT
4 3 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.21%) EMIR
5 1 (0.21%) FATCA
5 1 (0.21%) MiFID
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.64%) HDFS
3 6 (1.23%) Xen
4 4 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.41%) Docker
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.21%) XenApp
6 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.03%) Check_MK
2 5 (1.03%) Kibana
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.41%) SCCM
5 1 (0.21%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.21%) Oozie
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 103 (21.15%) Oracle
2 64 (13.14%) Microsoft
3 47 (9.65%) Tableau
4 42 (8.62%) SAP
5 32 (6.57%) Cognos
6 31 (6.37%) Informatica
7 20 (4.11%) Siebel
8 16 (3.29%) Alteryx
8 16 (3.29%) Cloudera
8 16 (3.29%) MicroStrategy
9 13 (2.67%) Hortonworks
10 12 (2.46%) Talend
10 12 (2.46%) Teradata
11 11 (2.26%) MapR
11 11 (2.26%) VMware
12 10 (2.05%) IBM
13 9 (1.85%) HP
14 6 (1.23%) Genesys
14 6 (1.23%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.23%) Remedy
Feltham, Middlesex
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £448.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £55 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £340.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £284.89 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £390 - £420 per day
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Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago