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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Mining
Rank 481 486 501
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 141 160 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.27% 1.26% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 100 91
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £603 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £342 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.95% -11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Median hourly rate £18.38 £19.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £17.70 £35.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.99 £19.50 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.38 £19.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-5.76% -46.57%

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
11131 12712 12102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.46% 23.06% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7386 8478 8031
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 194 184
Median hourly rate £38.00 £23.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -2 138 £450 - 62
London +14 80 £500 - 33
South East +22 19 £350 +27.27% 7
City of London +1 19 £525 +3.70% 5
North West +12 11 £401 -17.69% 8
West Midlands -7 9 £500 +66.66% 4
Buckinghamshire +14 7 - -
Yorkshire +13 6 £313 -13.79% 4
West Yorkshire +18 5 £300 -17.24% 3
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £550 - 2
South West +4 5 £215 -51.13%
East of England -3 5 £550 +4.66% 5
Cheshire +18 4 £401 -17.69% 3
Milton Keynes +15 4 - -
Chester +3 4 £401 -15.52% 2
Berkshire 0 4 £450 +80.00%
Wiltshire - 4 £215 -
Surrey +23 3 £460 +47.20% 1
Hampshire +19 3 £330 +65.00% 2
Merseyside - 3 £575 -
Bradford - 3 £300 -
Corsham - 3 £215 -
Leeds +15 2 - - 3
Wirral - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £550 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £450 -
Havant - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £350 - 1
Edinburgh +19 1 - - 1
Cardiff +14 1 - -

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 187 (63.18%) SQL
2 88 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
3 82 (27.70%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (25.00%) Analytics
5 72 (24.32%) Data Analysis
6 65 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (21.28%) Finance
8 62 (20.95%) SQL Server
8 62 (20.95%) Data Warehouse
8 62 (20.95%) Data Modelling
9 60 (20.27%) Tableau
10 59 (19.93%) MS Excel
11 58 (19.59%) Microsoft
12 54 (18.24%) Python
13 53 (17.91%) Visualisation
14 50 (16.89%) Hadoop
15 49 (16.55%) R
15 49 (16.55%) ETL
16 46 (15.54%) Oracle
17 45 (15.20%) Degree
18 44 (14.86%) Project Management
19 43 (14.53%) Big Data
20 42 (14.19%) Machine Learning
20 42 (14.19%) Statistics
21 41 (13.85%) Marketing
22 37 (12.50%) Java
23 36 (12.16%) Data Visualisation
24 34 (11.49%) SAS
24 34 (11.49%) BusinessObjects
25 32 (10.81%) SAP

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 34 (11.49%) SAS
2 18 (6.08%) Apache Pig
3 15 (5.07%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.35%) CMS
7 3 (1.01%) Apache
7 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.01%) Confluence
8 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.68%) Drupal
8 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 59 (19.93%) MS Excel
2 31 (10.47%) SPSS
3 23 (7.77%) MS Office
4 13 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (4.39%) MS Project
5 8 (2.70%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.69%) Weka
7 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.34%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.68%) FastStats
3 2 (0.68%) HFM
3 2 (0.68%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.68%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.34%) Investran
4 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.34%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.04%) IaaS
2 9 (3.04%) PaaS
3 8 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.36%) SaaS
5 6 (2.03%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.68%) GitHub
8 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.34%) Flurry Analytics
9 1 (0.34%) Responsys
9 1 (0.34%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.39%) SMS
2 9 (3.04%) DKIM
2 9 (3.04%) DMARC
2 9 (3.04%) Internet
2 9 (3.04%) LAN
2 9 (3.04%) SMTP
3 8 (2.70%) WAN
4 2 (0.68%) IMAP
4 2 (0.68%) SSH
4 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.34%) Network Security
5 1 (0.34%) SAN
5 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (20.95%) Data Warehouse
1 62 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 50 (16.89%) Hadoop
3 43 (14.53%) Big Data
4 34 (11.49%) BusinessObjects
5 29 (9.80%) Apache Hive
5 29 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (7.09%) Relational Database
8 17 (5.74%) HBase
9 16 (5.41%) Power BI
10 15 (5.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (4.05%) MS Access
11 12 (4.05%) QlikView
12 11 (3.72%) OLAP
13 10 (3.38%) NoSQL
13 10 (3.38%) Oracle Database
13 10 (3.38%) SAP HANA
14 9 (3.04%) MongoDB
14 9 (3.04%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.35%) ERwin
4 4 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (1.01%) JIRA
5 3 (1.01%) SonarQube
5 3 (1.01%) Subversion
6 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.68%) JUnit
6 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (21.28%) Finance
2 41 (13.85%) Marketing
3 25 (8.45%) Banking
4 16 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.05%) Retail
6 9 (3.04%) Advertising
7 8 (2.70%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.36%) Electronics
9 3 (1.01%) Front Office
9 3 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.01%) Legal
10 2 (0.68%) French Language
10 2 (0.68%) German Language
10 2 (0.68%) Local Government
10 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Law
11 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 99 (33.45%) Analyst
2 52 (17.57%) Data Analyst
3 49 (16.55%) Developer
4 37 (12.50%) Data Scientist
5 32 (10.81%) Architect
6 17 (5.74%) Data Architect
7 15 (5.07%) Business Analyst
8 14 (4.73%) SQL Analyst
9 13 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 12 (4.05%) Consultant
10 12 (4.05%) Insight Analyst
11 10 (3.38%) Applications Architect
11 10 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (3.38%) Business Manager
11 10 (3.38%) DBA
12 9 (3.04%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.04%) SQL Developer
13 8 (2.70%) Customer Analyst
13 8 (2.70%) Customer Insight Analyst
13 8 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.14%) XML
2 24 (8.11%) HTML
3 20 (6.76%) .NET
4 18 (6.08%) Web Services
5 15 (5.07%) Natural Language Processing
6 11 (3.72%) scikit-learn
7 10 (3.38%) CSS
7 10 (3.38%) D3.js
7 10 (3.38%) XSLT
8 8 (2.70%) HTML5
9 6 (2.03%) NumPy
10 5 (1.69%) Keras
10 5 (1.69%) Pandas
10 5 (1.69%) Theano
10 5 (1.69%) Torch
11 4 (1.35%) Kafka
11 4 (1.35%) XGBoost
12 3 (1.01%) Cascading
12 3 (1.01%) RESTful
12 3 (1.01%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 82 (27.70%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (17.91%) Visualisation
3 42 (14.19%) Statistics
4 31 (10.47%) Computer Science
5 29 (9.80%) Algorithms
6 24 (8.11%) Mathematics
7 20 (6.76%) Data Integration
8 12 (4.05%) Management Information System
9 10 (3.38%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (3.38%) Physics
10 9 (3.04%) Neural Network
11 8 (2.70%) Clustering
11 8 (2.70%) Data Extraction
11 8 (2.70%) Economics
12 7 (2.36%) NHS
13 6 (2.03%) Data Structures
13 6 (2.03%) Replication
14 5 (1.69%) Credit Risk
14 5 (1.69%) Social Network
15 4 (1.35%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.38%) Linux
2 7 (2.36%) Windows
3 5 (1.69%) Unix
4 4 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.34%) AIX
5 1 (0.34%) CentOS
5 1 (0.34%) HPUX
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
2 74 (25.00%) Analytics
3 72 (24.32%) Data Analysis
4 65 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (20.95%) Data Modelling
6 49 (16.55%) ETL
7 44 (14.86%) Project Management
8 42 (14.19%) Machine Learning
9 36 (12.16%) Data Visualisation
10 31 (10.47%) Data Architecture
11 28 (9.46%) Migration
12 27 (9.12%) CRM
13 25 (8.45%) Data Management
13 25 (8.45%) E-Commerce
13 25 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (7.09%) Scrum
15 19 (6.42%) Statistical Analysis
16 18 (6.08%) SOA
17 15 (5.07%) Data Analytics
18 14 (4.73%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 187 (63.18%) SQL
2 54 (18.24%) Python
3 49 (16.55%) R
4 37 (12.50%) Java
5 25 (8.45%) T-SQL
6 21 (7.09%) JavaScript
7 19 (6.42%) C++
8 17 (5.74%) VBA
9 15 (5.07%) C#
9 15 (5.07%) MATLAB
9 15 (5.07%) PL/SQL
10 11 (3.72%) PHP
10 11 (3.72%) Scala
11 10 (3.38%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.03%) Perl
13 5 (1.69%) VB
14 4 (1.35%) C
14 4 (1.35%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.35%) Ruby
15 3 (1.01%) Korn
Qualifications
1 45 (15.20%) Degree
2 22 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.74%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.04%) PhD
5 8 (2.70%) PMP
6 3 (1.01%) CISA
6 3 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.68%) CCA
7 2 (0.68%) CEH
7 2 (0.68%) CISSP
7 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.68%) SANS
8 1 (0.34%) ACCA
8 1 (0.34%) CFA
8 1 (0.34%) CIMA
8 1 (0.34%) ISEB
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.34%) OCP
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.78%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.04%) QA
3 8 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (1.69%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.68%) COBIT
5 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.35%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.68%) HDFS
2 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) Ceph
3 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.69%) Kibana
2 4 (1.35%) Ansible
2 4 (1.35%) Oozie
2 4 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.35%) Puppet
3 3 (1.01%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.68%) EnCase
5 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.34%) Mesos
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 60 (20.27%) Tableau
2 58 (19.59%) Microsoft
3 46 (15.54%) Oracle
4 32 (10.81%) SAP
5 23 (7.77%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (7.77%) Teradata
6 13 (4.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 12 (4.05%) IBM
8 9 (3.04%) Informatica
9 7 (2.36%) Google
9 7 (2.36%) Mapinfo
10 6 (2.03%) DataFlux
11 5 (1.69%) Cognos
12 4 (1.35%) Alteryx
12 4 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (1.35%) Talend
12 4 (1.35%) Trillium
13 3 (1.01%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.01%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.01%) Splunk
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + Expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + potential extension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Gorkana
Rate: £33,000 - £38,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago