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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Mining
UK
Rank 475 442 488
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +46
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 119 191 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.17% 1.64% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 129 88
Median daily rate £413 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £373 £360
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -49.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -51.21%

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
10130 11652 11497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.33% 22.40% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6857 7834 7432
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 212 159
Median hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -38 100 £450 +12.50% 58
London -3 68 £450 -5.85% 33
North West +23 11 £331 -17.18% 1
Scotland +35 8 £325 -23.34% 1
City of London -10 8 £531 +8.97% 9
Manchester +11 7 £288 -28.12% 1
Glasgow +9 7 £325 -
West Midlands +3 5 £325 +4.00% 2
South East -7 5 £330 +10.00% 6
Hampshire - 4 £390 - 2
South West +7 3 £325 -18.75%
East of England -8 3 £450 +16.12% 10
North East -16 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 £500 -
Bristol +8 2 £325 -40.90%
Birmingham +3 2 - - 1
Durham - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £413 -
Coventry - 2 £363 - 1
Hook - 2 £390 -
Edinburgh +17 1 - - 1
Cambridge +3 1 £525 +35.48% 3
Gloucestershire 0 1 - -
Hertfordshire -1 1 £450 -
Yorkshire -3 1 £325 -7.14% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £525 +35.48% 6
Gloucester -6 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -13 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 3

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 157 (59.02%) SQL
2 82 (30.83%) Business Intelligence
3 81 (30.45%) Analytics
4 68 (25.56%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (25.19%) R
5 67 (25.19%) Finance
6 64 (24.06%) Python
7 63 (23.68%) Tableau
8 61 (22.93%) Visualisation
8 61 (22.93%) Data Warehouse
9 57 (21.43%) Data Analysis
10 56 (21.05%) Data Modelling
10 56 (21.05%) SQL Server
11 54 (20.30%) Big Data
12 53 (19.92%) MS Excel
13 49 (18.42%) Microsoft
13 49 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (18.05%) Statistics
15 47 (17.67%) ETL
16 45 (16.92%) Oracle
16 45 (16.92%) Machine Learning
17 44 (16.54%) Java
18 42 (15.79%) Data Visualisation
19 41 (15.41%) Hadoop
20 35 (13.16%) Degree
20 35 (13.16%) Algorithms
21 32 (12.03%) Marketing
21 32 (12.03%) Project Management
22 29 (10.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 29 (10.90%) Computer Science

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 26 (9.77%) SAS
2 22 (8.27%) Apache Pig
3 20 (7.52%) Apache Spark
4 11 (4.14%) Apache Solr
5 9 (3.38%) Apache
6 8 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.63%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.75%) CMS
9 2 (0.75%) JBoss
10 1 (0.38%) Confluence
10 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (19.92%) MS Excel
2 27 (10.15%) SPSS
3 17 (6.39%) MS Office
4 12 (4.51%) MS Project
4 12 (4.51%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (3.01%) Weka
7 4 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.38%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (1.88%) FastStats
1 5 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.13%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.13%) HFM
4 2 (0.75%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.75%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.38%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.38%) RMDS
5 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.14%) PaaS
4 9 (3.38%) IaaS
5 6 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.26%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (2.26%) SaaS
6 4 (1.50%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.75%) GitHub
8 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.38%) Flurry Analytics
9 1 (0.38%) Force.com
9 1 (0.38%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.38%) DKIM
1 9 (3.38%) DMARC
1 9 (3.38%) Internet
1 9 (3.38%) SMTP
2 3 (1.13%) SMS
3 2 (0.75%) IMAP
3 2 (0.75%) SSH
3 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) Broadband
4 1 (0.38%) FTP
4 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (22.93%) Data Warehouse
2 56 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 54 (20.30%) Big Data
4 41 (15.41%) Hadoop
5 29 (10.90%) Apache Hive
5 29 (10.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (10.53%) NoSQL
6 28 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
7 21 (7.89%) MongoDB
7 21 (7.89%) QlikView
8 18 (6.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (6.77%) Power BI
8 18 (6.77%) Relational Database
9 16 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (5.26%) HBase
10 14 (5.26%) Oracle Database
11 12 (4.51%) MS Access
12 11 (4.14%) OLAP
12 11 (4.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.88%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.50%) ERwin
3 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.75%) JIRA
5 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 67 (25.19%) Finance
2 32 (12.03%) Marketing
3 23 (8.65%) Banking
4 15 (5.64%) Advertising
5 14 (5.26%) Retail
5 14 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.63%) Legal
6 7 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.88%) Electronics
8 3 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.75%) French Language
9 2 (0.75%) Front Office
9 2 (0.75%) Games
9 2 (0.75%) Local Government
9 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (31.58%) Analyst
2 54 (20.30%) Developer
3 46 (17.29%) Data Analyst
4 41 (15.41%) Data Scientist
5 25 (9.40%) Architect
6 19 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
7 15 (5.64%) Data Architect
8 13 (4.89%) Business Analyst
8 13 (4.89%) SQL Data Analyst
8 13 (4.89%) SQL Developer
9 12 (4.51%) Insight Analyst
10 11 (4.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 11 (4.14%) Excel Analyst
11 10 (3.76%) Consultant
11 10 (3.76%) DBA
12 9 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (3.38%) Customer Analyst
12 9 (3.38%) Customer Insight Analyst
12 9 (3.38%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (2.63%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.02%) Natural Language Processing
2 15 (5.64%) .NET
3 12 (4.51%) XML
4 10 (3.76%) Lucene
4 10 (3.76%) scikit-learn
5 9 (3.38%) Kafka
6 8 (3.01%) Web Services
7 7 (2.63%) HTML
7 7 (2.63%) NumPy
8 6 (2.26%) D3.js
8 6 (2.26%) JSON
9 5 (1.88%) Keras
9 5 (1.88%) Pandas
9 5 (1.88%) Regular Expression
9 5 (1.88%) Theano
9 5 (1.88%) Torch
10 4 (1.50%) XGBoost
11 3 (1.13%) CSS
11 3 (1.13%) REST
11 3 (1.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (25.56%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (13.16%) Algorithms
3 29 (10.90%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.63%) Clustering
5 7 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.63%) NHS
6 6 (2.26%) Derivative
7 5 (1.88%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.88%) Replication
7 5 (1.88%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.50%) Fintech
8 4 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.50%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.13%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.13%) Social Media
10 2 (0.75%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.75%) Linked Data
10 2 (0.75%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.76%) Linux
2 6 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (1.88%) Unix
4 4 (1.50%) Windows
5 3 (1.13%) CentOS
6 2 (0.75%) Android
6 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.38%) HPUX
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (30.83%) Business Intelligence
2 81 (30.45%) Analytics
3 61 (22.93%) Visualisation
4 57 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 56 (21.05%) Data Modelling
6 49 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (18.05%) Statistics
8 47 (17.67%) ETL
9 45 (16.92%) Machine Learning
10 42 (15.79%) Data Visualisation
11 32 (12.03%) Project Management
12 26 (9.77%) Data Management
12 26 (9.77%) Mathematics
13 24 (9.02%) Migration
14 21 (7.89%) CRM
14 21 (7.89%) Statistical Analysis
15 19 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (6.77%) Kalman Filter
17 17 (6.39%) Data Integration
17 17 (6.39%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 157 (59.02%) SQL
2 67 (25.19%) R
3 64 (24.06%) Python
4 44 (16.54%) Java
5 16 (6.02%) VBA
6 15 (5.64%) MATLAB
7 13 (4.89%) JavaScript
8 12 (4.51%) C#
8 12 (4.51%) Scala
8 12 (4.51%) T-SQL
9 11 (4.14%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.76%) C++
11 6 (2.26%) Perl
12 5 (1.88%) VB
13 4 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.13%) Korn
14 3 (1.13%) PHP
14 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (13.16%) Degree
2 20 (7.52%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.39%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.51%) PhD
5 9 (3.38%) PMP
6 3 (1.13%) CISA
6 3 (1.13%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.75%) CCA
7 2 (0.75%) CEH
7 2 (0.75%) CISSP
7 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.75%) SANS
8 1 (0.38%) ACCA
8 1 (0.38%) CIMA
8 1 (0.38%) ISEB
8 1 (0.38%) MBA
8 1 (0.38%) OCP
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.52%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (1.88%) QA
4 3 (1.13%) MiFID
5 2 (0.75%) COBIT
5 2 (0.75%) IFRS
5 2 (0.75%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 3 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.75%) HDFS
2 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.88%) Kibana
2 3 (1.13%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.13%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.75%) EnCase
3 2 (0.75%) Oozie
4 1 (0.38%) Ansible
4 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (23.68%) Tableau
2 49 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 45 (16.92%) Oracle
4 17 (6.39%) SAP
5 15 (5.64%) IBM
6 12 (4.51%) Cognos
6 12 (4.51%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (4.14%) Teradata
8 10 (3.76%) Informatica
9 7 (2.63%) Alteryx
9 7 (2.63%) Google
9 7 (2.63%) Mapinfo
9 7 (2.63%) Talend
10 5 (1.88%) Alterian
11 4 (1.50%) Adobe
11 4 (1.50%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (1.13%) Cisco
12 3 (1.13%) Hyperion
12 3 (1.13%) Netezza
12 3 (1.13%) Red Hat
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