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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Mining
Rank 385 367 368
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 253 253 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.00% 2.16% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 162 134
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £276 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £27.75 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 - £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 - £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £30.00

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
12658 11687 11165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 21.38% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8266 7232 6823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 185 218
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.99 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -3.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.27 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.31 £67.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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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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 -44 216 £405 -10.00% 108
London -32 124 £444 -6.57% 63
City of London -32 30 £438 +3.55% 25
South East -25 27 £250 -40.47% 18
Scotland +9 25 £375 +10.29% 5
East of England +19 22 £425 +36.00% 10
Edinburgh +1 15 £375 +10.29% 5
Hampshire +6 14 £175 - 5
North West -21 14 £380 -22.05% 2
Basingstoke - 10 £175 - 2
Surrey -4 9 £425 -6.84% 4
Glasgow - 9 £300 -
South West -9 8 £295 -21.33% 4
Yorkshire -21 8 £350 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -19 7 £350 -34.11% 1
Leeds - 7 £350 - 1
East Midlands +2 6 £205 -48.75% 3
Bedfordshire - 6 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £450 - 6
South Wales +1 5 £400 -20.39% 2
Wales -3 5 £400 -20.39% 2
Wiltshire +2 4 £350 +12.00%
West Midlands +1 4 £431 +32.53% 7
Hertfordshire -1 4 - - 2
Manchester -11 4 £325 -35.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 4 £285 -
North East -23 4 £285 -
Tyne and Wear -24 4 £285 -
Corsham - 4 £350 -
Ipswich - 4 £416 - 1

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 242 (48.11%) SQL
2 177 (35.19%) Finance
3 123 (24.45%) Analytics
4 108 (21.47%) Data Modelling
5 100 (19.88%) Analytical Skills
6 96 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
7 95 (18.89%) Data Analysis
8 94 (18.69%) SQL Server
9 90 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (17.50%) Banking
10 88 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
11 78 (15.51%) MS Excel
12 74 (14.71%) SAS
13 73 (14.51%) ETL
14 69 (13.72%) Microsoft
15 67 (13.32%) Oracle
16 62 (12.33%) Java
17 60 (11.93%) Visualisation
18 56 (11.13%) Big Data
18 56 (11.13%) Python
19 55 (10.93%) Degree
19 55 (10.93%) Hadoop
20 53 (10.54%) R
21 52 (10.34%) Project Management
22 50 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 46 (9.15%) Business Analysis
24 43 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 41 (8.15%) Windows
25 41 (8.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 40 (7.95%) Relational Database

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (14.71%) SAS
2 17 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.18%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.19%) Apache Pig
5 10 (1.99%) Confluence
5 10 (1.99%) Apache
6 6 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.99%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.99%) IIS
8 3 (0.60%) JBoss
8 3 (0.60%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.40%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.40%) CMS
9 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.20%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 78 (15.51%) MS Excel
2 33 (6.56%) MS Office
3 24 (4.77%) SPSS
4 11 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.99%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (1.99%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.80%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.60%) MS Project
8 1 (0.20%) FastStats
8 1 (0.20%) Weka
8 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.80%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.60%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.40%) HFM
4 2 (0.40%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.20%) Unica
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.20%) Agresso
5 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.20%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.99%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.19%) PaaS
4 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.60%) SaaS
5 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) Office 365
7 1 (0.20%) Route 53
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.20%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.39%) Internet
2 3 (0.60%) Firewall
2 3 (0.60%) DNS
2 3 (0.60%) SSL
2 3 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.40%) Intranet
3 2 (0.40%) ASN.1
3 2 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (0.40%) LDAP
3 2 (0.40%) HTTP
3 2 (0.40%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.20%) DHCP
4 1 (0.20%) SAN
4 1 (0.20%) Wireless
4 1 (0.20%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.20%) IMAP
4 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 88 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (11.13%) Big Data
4 55 (10.93%) Hadoop
5 50 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (8.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (7.95%) Relational Database
9 23 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (4.57%) BusinessObjects
10 22 (4.37%) OLAP
11 21 (4.17%) Apache Hive
12 20 (3.98%) QlikView
13 19 (3.78%) MS Access
14 18 (3.58%) Oracle Database
15 16 (3.18%) HBase
16 14 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (2.58%) NoSQL
18 12 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
19 11 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (3.38%) JIRA
2 13 (2.58%) Subversion
3 12 (2.39%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.99%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (1.19%) NUnit
7 6 (1.19%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.99%) Toad
9 4 (0.80%) ERwin
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.60%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.60%) Maven
11 2 (0.40%) Ant
11 2 (0.40%) Moq
11 2 (0.40%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.20%) JMeter
12 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
General
1 177 (35.19%) Finance
2 88 (17.50%) Banking
3 38 (7.55%) Investment Banking
4 37 (7.36%) Retail
4 37 (7.36%) Marketing
5 24 (4.77%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.58%) Front Office
7 11 (2.19%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.19%) Publishing
9 5 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.80%) Back Office
10 4 (0.80%) Legal
10 4 (0.80%) Games
10 4 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.80%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.60%) French Language
12 2 (0.40%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 230 (45.73%) Analyst
2 110 (21.87%) Data Analyst
3 107 (21.27%) Developer
4 73 (14.51%) Business Analyst
5 38 (7.55%) Architect
6 30 (5.96%) Consultant
7 23 (4.57%) Project Manager
7 23 (4.57%) SQL Developer
8 22 (4.37%) Senior Analyst
9 19 (3.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 18 (3.58%) Data Architect
11 17 (3.38%) C# Developer
11 17 (3.38%) Data Scientist
12 16 (3.18%) .NET Developer
13 14 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (2.78%) Test Leader
14 13 (2.58%) Test Analyst
15 12 (2.39%) Hadoop Developer
15 12 (2.39%) Data Consultant
16 11 (2.19%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.76%) .NET
2 21 (4.17%) HTML
3 20 (3.98%) XML
4 18 (3.58%) JSON
5 16 (3.18%) ASP.NET
5 16 (3.18%) HTML5
6 14 (2.78%) Silverlight
6 14 (2.78%) CSS
7 10 (1.99%) XACML
7 10 (1.99%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.79%) Web Services
9 8 (1.59%) MDX
9 8 (1.59%) J2EE
9 8 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 8 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (1.59%) Apache Thrift
10 7 (1.39%) Middleware
11 6 (1.19%) Hibernate
11 6 (1.19%) Spring
11 6 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 100 (19.88%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (11.93%) Visualisation
3 37 (7.36%) Management Information System
4 28 (5.57%) Statistics
5 19 (3.78%) Mathematics
6 18 (3.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (3.38%) Data Integration
8 15 (2.98%) Data Structures
8 15 (2.98%) Fixed Income
9 14 (2.78%) Data Extraction
10 13 (2.58%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.99%) Derivative
11 10 (1.99%) Reference Data
11 10 (1.99%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.99%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.79%) Clustering
13 8 (1.59%) Replication
13 8 (1.59%) Video on Demand
14 7 (1.39%) AS400
14 7 (1.39%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.15%) Windows
2 31 (6.16%) UNIX
3 29 (5.77%) Linux
4 4 (0.80%) Solaris
4 4 (0.80%) Android
4 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.60%) OS/390
5 3 (0.60%) Windows Vista
5 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (24.45%) Analytics
2 108 (21.47%) Data Modelling
3 96 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
4 95 (18.89%) Data Analysis
5 90 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (14.51%) ETL
7 52 (10.34%) Project Management
8 46 (9.15%) Business Analysis
9 39 (7.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 36 (7.16%) Data Architecture
11 35 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (6.76%) SDLC
13 32 (6.36%) Open Source
14 30 (5.96%) Scrum
15 28 (5.57%) Validation
16 27 (5.37%) CRM
17 24 (4.77%) Data Management
18 23 (4.57%) Migration
19 22 (4.37%) Test Scripting
20 21 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 242 (48.11%) SQL
2 62 (12.33%) Java
3 56 (11.13%) Python
4 53 (10.54%) R
5 32 (6.36%) VBA
5 32 (6.36%) T-SQL
6 26 (5.17%) JavaScript
7 24 (4.77%) C
7 24 (4.77%) C#
8 22 (4.37%) PL/SQL
9 15 (2.98%) C++
10 12 (2.39%) Perl
11 10 (1.99%) Ruby
12 9 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.79%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.59%) Scala
14 7 (1.39%) PHP
15 6 (1.19%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.19%) XAML
16 3 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (10.93%) Degree
2 26 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.78%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.39%) ISEB
5 6 (1.19%) PhD
6 5 (0.99%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.80%) ACCA
7 4 (0.80%) CISA
7 4 (0.80%) CISM
7 4 (0.80%) CIMA
7 4 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.80%) CRISC
7 4 (0.80%) OCP
7 4 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.80%) PMP
8 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.20%) MCSE
10 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.37%) Data Quality
2 24 (4.77%) QA
3 8 (1.59%) SLA
4 6 (1.19%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.99%) COBIT
6 4 (0.80%) MiFID
7 3 (0.60%) GAAP
7 3 (0.60%) EMIR
7 3 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.60%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.20%) Basel II
8 1 (0.20%) GCP
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.79%) Docker
3 7 (1.39%) HDFS
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) XenApp
4 1 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.20%) vSphere
4 1 (0.20%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.80%) Control-M
3 3 (0.60%) CA Endevor
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.40%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.40%) Kibana
4 2 (0.40%) Check_MK
4 2 (0.40%) Graphite
4 2 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (13.72%) Microsoft
2 67 (13.32%) Oracle
3 33 (6.56%) SAP
4 32 (6.36%) Tableau
5 18 (3.58%) Cognos
6 10 (1.99%) Google
6 10 (1.99%) IBM
7 9 (1.79%) Remedy
7 9 (1.79%) Alteryx
7 9 (1.79%) Teradata
8 8 (1.59%) Telerik
8 8 (1.59%) Informatica
8 8 (1.59%) BMC
9 7 (1.39%) HP
9 7 (1.39%) Talend
9 7 (1.39%) Cloudera
10 5 (0.99%) EMC
11 4 (0.80%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.80%) Ab Initio
London
Ashdown IT
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £460 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
PCR
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Rates
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Kings College London
Posted: 13 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £201 per annum + Market Rate DOE
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £485 per day
Posted: 28 days ago