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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Mining
Rank 435 408 396
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 222 260 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.80% 1.91% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 161 165
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £190 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £405
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £16.75 -
% change year-on-year
+22.38% -

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
12315 13617 12377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.70% 23.30% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8166 8884 7619
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 218 206
Median hourly rate £28.50 £32.46 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.20% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.14 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.73 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.00%

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 25 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 213 £400 -4.13% 95
London -19 120 £425 -5.55% 41
South East +8 32 £375 +36.36% 7
City of London +26 14 £445 +1.71% 8
North West +8 13 £433 +13.81% 16
East of England +11 12 £450 +5.88% 7
North East -17 11 £330 +15.78% 4
Tyne and Wear -21 11 £330 +15.78% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 11 £330 +15.78% 3
South West +14 8 £425 +60.37% 10
Feltham +5 8 £475 +3.82%
Surrey -2 8 £388 -8.82% 2
Yorkshire +3 6 £350 -3.44% 7
Hampshire -5 6 £250 +37.93% 2
West Midlands -32 6 £400 -7.13% 4
Cambridgeshire +25 5 £450 -43.75% 4
Berkshire +8 5 £488 +74.10% 1
West Yorkshire +4 5 £350 - 6
Manchester -1 5 £415 +27.69% 7
Edinburgh -4 5 £425 +13.33% 1
Scotland -10 5 £425 +13.33% 1
Devon - 5 £425 -
Exeter - 5 £425 -
Cheshire +9 4 £456 -31.90% 7
Leeds +6 4 £350 - 6
Bedfordshire -3 4 £450 +5.88%
Staines - 4 - -
Fareham - 4 £250 -
Chester - 4 £456 - 4
Cambridge +20 3 £525 - 4

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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.

1 227 (50.00%) SQL
2 126 (27.75%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (26.43%) Finance
4 97 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
5 96 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (20.70%) Analytics
7 87 (19.16%) Data Analysis
8 84 (18.50%) Data Modelling
9 80 (17.62%) Microsoft
10 76 (16.74%) Project Management
11 72 (15.86%) Degree
12 70 (15.42%) Big Data
13 69 (15.20%) R
14 67 (14.76%) Business Analysis
15 63 (13.88%) Java
16 61 (13.44%) Banking
17 60 (13.22%) Python
18 59 (13.00%) MS Excel
18 59 (13.00%) SQL Server
18 59 (13.00%) SAS
19 56 (12.33%) Oracle
19 56 (12.33%) Hadoop
20 49 (10.79%) Data Warehouse
20 49 (10.79%) Machine Learning
21 48 (10.57%) ETL
22 47 (10.35%) Migration
23 46 (10.13%) Tableau
24 43 (9.47%) Computer Science
25 41 (9.03%) Data Management
25 41 (9.03%) HTML

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 59 (13.00%) SAS
2 20 (4.41%) Apache Pig
3 19 (4.19%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.42%) Apache
5 10 (2.20%) Confluence
6 9 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.76%) CMS
8 7 (1.54%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.44%) Drupal
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.22%) Facebook Platform
12 1 (0.22%) JBoss
12 1 (0.22%) Jetty
12 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 59 (13.00%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.95%) SPSS
3 21 (4.63%) MS Office
4 15 (3.30%) Stata
5 10 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.88%) MS Project
8 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.66%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.44%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Investran
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.22%) Radian6
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.22%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.88%) IaaS
2 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (0.66%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.66%) SaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.22%) AdWords
5 1 (0.22%) GitHub
5 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) Responsys
5 1 (0.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.64%) SMS
2 11 (2.42%) LAN
3 10 (2.20%) WAN
4 5 (1.10%) SAN
5 4 (0.88%) Internet
6 3 (0.66%) ATM
6 3 (0.66%) WAAS
7 2 (0.44%) BGP
7 2 (0.44%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.44%) Multicast
7 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.22%) 2G
8 1 (0.22%) 4G
8 1 (0.22%) Firewall
8 1 (0.22%) LTE
8 1 (0.22%) Network Security
8 1 (0.22%) VoIP
8 1 (0.22%) WebEx
8 1 (0.22%) WLAN
8 1 (0.22%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (15.42%) Big Data
2 59 (13.00%) SQL Server
3 56 (12.33%) Hadoop
4 49 (10.79%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (7.27%) Apache Hive
6 30 (6.61%) Relational Database
7 29 (6.39%) BusinessObjects
8 27 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (5.07%) HBase
11 20 (4.41%) MySQL
11 20 (4.41%) QlikView
11 20 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (3.52%) MongoDB
13 15 (3.30%) GIS
13 15 (3.30%) Text Mining
14 11 (2.42%) NoSQL
15 10 (2.20%) CouchDB
15 10 (2.20%) SAP HANA
16 8 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (3.08%) Talend Open Studio
2 11 (2.42%) TeamCity
3 9 (1.98%) JUnit
3 9 (1.98%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.76%) HP UFT
4 8 (1.76%) JIRA
5 7 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.32%) SonarQube
7 4 (0.88%) Ant
7 4 (0.88%) Maven
7 4 (0.88%) Subversion
7 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.66%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.66%) GoCD
9 2 (0.44%) ERwin
10 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.22%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.22%) Sahi
10 1 (0.22%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 120 (26.43%) Finance
2 61 (13.44%) Banking
3 40 (8.81%) Marketing
4 22 (4.85%) Retail
5 16 (3.52%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.30%) Back Office
6 15 (3.30%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.42%) Front Office
8 10 (2.20%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.98%) Advertising
10 7 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.32%) Legal
11 6 (1.32%) Publishing
12 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.66%) Electronics
13 3 (0.66%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.44%) French Language
14 2 (0.44%) German Language
15 1 (0.22%) Latvian Language
Job Titles
1 157 (34.58%) Analyst
2 65 (14.32%) Data Analyst
3 58 (12.78%) Developer
4 53 (11.67%) Business Analyst
5 52 (11.45%) Architect
6 39 (8.59%) Data Scientist
7 25 (5.51%) Data Architect
7 25 (5.51%) Project Manager
8 20 (4.41%) Consultant
9 18 (3.96%) Business Manager
10 17 (3.74%) Data Engineer
11 15 (3.30%) Business Project Manager
12 12 (2.64%) Agile Developer
12 12 (2.64%) Senior Developer
12 12 (2.64%) SQL Analyst
13 11 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (2.42%) SQL Developer
14 10 (2.20%) Banking Analyst
14 10 (2.20%) Java Developer
14 10 (2.20%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.03%) HTML
2 36 (7.93%) XML
3 28 (6.17%) .NET
4 24 (5.29%) CSS
5 20 (4.41%) Middleware
5 20 (4.41%) Web Services
6 16 (3.52%) Natural Language Processing
7 14 (3.08%) Spring
8 13 (2.86%) HTML5
9 10 (2.20%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (1.98%) Hibernate
10 9 (1.98%) jQuery
11 8 (1.76%) JSP
11 8 (1.76%) XSLT
12 7 (1.54%) SOAP
13 6 (1.32%) ASP.NET
14 5 (1.10%) J2EE
14 5 (1.10%) J2SE
14 5 (1.10%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 126 (27.75%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (9.47%) Computer Science
3 31 (6.83%) Statistics
4 27 (5.95%) Management Information System
5 24 (5.29%) Virtual Team
6 23 (5.07%) Visualisation
7 20 (4.41%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.86%) Data Centre
8 13 (2.86%) Data Extraction
8 13 (2.86%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.64%) Economics
10 11 (2.42%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.42%) Fixed Income
10 11 (2.42%) User Experience
11 10 (2.20%) Clustering
11 10 (2.20%) Credit Risk
11 10 (2.20%) Performance Metrics
12 9 (1.98%) Data Integration
12 9 (1.98%) Life Science
13 7 (1.54%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.74%) Unix
2 16 (3.52%) Linux
3 15 (3.30%) Windows
4 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.44%) zOS
7 1 (0.22%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
2 96 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (20.70%) Analytics
4 87 (19.16%) Data Analysis
5 84 (18.50%) Data Modelling
6 76 (16.74%) Project Management
7 67 (14.76%) Business Analysis
8 49 (10.79%) Machine Learning
9 48 (10.57%) ETL
10 47 (10.35%) Migration
11 41 (9.03%) Data Management
12 39 (8.59%) Data Analytics
13 38 (8.37%) E-Commerce
14 35 (7.71%) Validation
15 33 (7.27%) CRM
15 33 (7.27%) Data Architecture
16 30 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (6.39%) Software Engineering
18 28 (6.17%) Change Management
18 28 (6.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 227 (50.00%) SQL
2 69 (15.20%) R
3 63 (13.88%) Java
4 60 (13.22%) Python
5 30 (6.61%) C++
5 30 (6.61%) JavaScript
6 28 (6.17%) T-SQL
7 27 (5.95%) MATLAB
8 21 (4.63%) PHP
8 21 (4.63%) PL/SQL
9 20 (4.41%) C#
10 19 (4.19%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.74%) VBA
12 14 (3.08%) Ruby
13 13 (2.86%) Perl
14 11 (2.42%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.54%) Scala
16 5 (1.10%) C
17 3 (0.66%) VB
18 2 (0.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 72 (15.86%) Degree
2 21 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.96%) PhD
4 17 (3.74%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.10%) PMP
7 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.66%) CCA
8 3 (0.66%) MCITP
8 3 (0.66%) MCSE
8 3 (0.66%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.44%) ACCA
9 2 (0.44%) CCNP
9 2 (0.44%) CIMA
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.22%) CISA
10 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.03%) Data Quality
2 19 (4.19%) QA
3 5 (1.10%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.66%) Basel II
4 3 (0.66%) Basel III
4 3 (0.66%) COREP
4 3 (0.66%) CRD IV
4 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.44%) GxP
5 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.44%) SLA
6 1 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.10%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.66%) HDFS
3 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.22%) Ceph
4 1 (0.22%) Docker
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.32%) Ansible
1 6 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.10%) Oozie
3 4 (0.88%) Puppet
4 3 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (0.66%) Nagios
4 3 (0.66%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.44%) Kibana
6 1 (0.22%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) Graphite
6 1 (0.22%) logstash
6 1 (0.22%) Mesos
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.22%) StatsD
Vendors
1 80 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 56 (12.33%) Oracle
3 46 (10.13%) Tableau
4 39 (8.59%) SAP
5 30 (6.61%) Teradata
6 22 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (4.63%) HP
8 17 (3.74%) Informatica
9 14 (3.08%) Talend
10 12 (2.64%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 11 (2.42%) Vertica
12 7 (1.54%) IBM
13 4 (0.88%) DataFlux
13 4 (0.88%) Escenic
13 4 (0.88%) Google
13 4 (0.88%) Mapinfo
13 4 (0.88%) Splunk
13 4 (0.88%) Trillium
14 3 (0.66%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.66%) BT
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