The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Mining
Rank 352 350 340
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 259 220 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.24% 1.99% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 132 167
Average daily rate
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£450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11547 11039 11991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.14% 21.59% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7148 6763 7046
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 217 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 +24 246 £443 +2.90% 77
London +9 158 £471 +4.55% 41
City of London +43 54 £420 -16.00% 14
South East +16 47 £391 +40.10% 8
Berkshire +10 25 £190 -35.26% 2
Surrey +9 11 £456 - 2
North West +4 9 £488 - 11
South West -31 9 £375 +15.38% 3
Manchester +4 7 £500 - 7
Yorkshire +10 6 £394 - 4
Docklands, London +10 6 £625 +54.32%
Reading +4 6 £248 -15.67%
Maidenhead +1 6 £190 -60.41%
West Midlands -9 6 £325 -19.75% 1
Bristol -17 6 - - 1
Scotland -34 6 £340 -17.57%
Wales - 5 £503 - 3
South Wales - 5 £503 - 3
Cardiff - 5 £503 - 3
East Midlands -8 4 £400 +233.33% 3
South Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 1
East of England -27 3 £313 - 5
Oxfordshire - 3 £465 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire +9 2 £531 - 3
Wiltshire -4 2 £313 +78.57%
Birmingham -4 2 £225 -47.67%
Bracknell - 2 £225 -
Bromley - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £465 -

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 247 (47.23%) SQL
2 162 (30.98%) Analytics
3 160 (30.59%) Finance
4 125 (23.90%) Business Intelligence
5 122 (23.33%) SAS
6 112 (21.41%) Data Warehouse
7 107 (20.46%) ETL
8 105 (20.08%) SQL Server
9 103 (19.69%) Data Analysis
10 81 (15.49%) MS Excel
11 78 (14.91%) Microsoft
12 77 (14.72%) Banking
13 75 (14.34%) Oracle
14 71 (13.58%) Marketing
15 67 (12.81%) Data Modelling
16 66 (12.62%) Degree
17 57 (10.90%) Project Management
17 57 (10.90%) Relational Database
18 54 (10.33%) Base SAS
18 54 (10.33%) Management Information System
18 54 (10.33%) Statistics
19 53 (10.13%) Big Data
20 52 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 50 (9.56%) Predictive Modelling
22 47 (8.99%) Java
23 45 (8.60%) SPSS
23 45 (8.60%) Tableau
24 44 (8.41%) Hadoop
25 43 (8.22%) Visualisation
25 43 (8.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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
1 122 (23.33%) SAS
2 18 (3.44%) Apache Pig
3 10 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.15%) Mule
5 5 (0.96%) ArcGIS
5 5 (0.96%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (0.76%) Apache
7 3 (0.57%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.57%) CMS
7 3 (0.57%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.38%) Confluence
8 2 (0.38%) Lync
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.38%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.19%) Magnolia
Applications
1 81 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 45 (8.60%) SPSS
3 22 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.91%) MS Office
5 8 (1.53%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.96%) MS Project
8 2 (0.38%) FastStats
9 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (4.02%) Markit EDM
2 19 (3.63%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.15%) WebTrends
3 6 (1.15%) SiteCatalyst
4 3 (0.57%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.57%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.38%) Summit
5 2 (0.38%) MoSes
6 1 (0.19%) BPCS
6 1 (0.19%) Maximo
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) assyst
6 1 (0.19%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.19%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.34%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.34%) Intranet
1 7 (1.34%) 3G
2 6 (1.15%) Internet
3 5 (0.96%) Firewall
4 4 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.57%) SAN
5 3 (0.57%) LDAP
6 2 (0.38%) IPv4
6 2 (0.38%) IPv6
6 2 (0.38%) NAS
6 2 (0.38%) Wireless
7 1 (0.19%) 2G
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.19%) UMTS
7 1 (0.19%) SMTP
7 1 (0.19%) HTTP
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (21.41%) Data Warehouse
2 105 (20.08%) SQL Server
3 57 (10.90%) Relational Database
4 54 (10.33%) Base SAS
5 53 (10.13%) Big Data
6 52 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (8.41%) Hadoop
8 43 (8.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 41 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 40 (7.65%) OLAP
11 34 (6.50%) QlikView
12 26 (4.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 23 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (4.21%) MySQL
15 21 (4.02%) DB2
15 21 (4.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (3.82%) Apache Hive
17 17 (3.25%) MS Access
18 16 (3.06%) Oracle Database
19 15 (2.87%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (1.15%) JIRA
3 5 (0.96%) Subversion
3 5 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.96%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.57%) Zephyr
4 3 (0.57%) RIATest
5 2 (0.38%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.38%) MSTest
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.38%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.38%) Maven
5 2 (0.38%) Selenium
5 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.38%) Toad
5 2 (0.38%) ERwin
5 2 (0.38%) ProC
6 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
General
1 160 (30.59%) Finance
2 77 (14.72%) Banking
3 71 (13.58%) Marketing
4 37 (7.07%) Investment Banking
5 36 (6.88%) Retail
6 32 (6.12%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.49%) Back Office
8 10 (1.91%) Advertising
9 9 (1.72%) Games
10 8 (1.53%) Front Office
10 8 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.15%) Publishing
12 4 (0.76%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.76%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.57%) Legal
14 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.38%) Billing
14 2 (0.38%) Law
14 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 259 (49.52%) Analyst
2 118 (22.56%) Developer
2 118 (22.56%) Data Analyst
3 61 (11.66%) Business Analyst
4 43 (8.22%) SAS Developer
5 34 (6.50%) Project Manager
6 32 (6.12%) Architect
7 28 (5.35%) Consultant
8 25 (4.78%) Data Architect
8 25 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
9 21 (4.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 19 (3.63%) SQL Developer
11 16 (3.06%) Data Scientist
12 15 (2.87%) SAS BI Developer
12 15 (2.87%) MI Analyst
13 13 (2.49%) .NET Developer
14 11 (2.10%) Senior Data Analyst
15 10 (1.91%) Senior Developer
15 10 (1.91%) Test Analyst
15 10 (1.91%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (8.22%) .NET
2 22 (4.21%) HTML
3 17 (3.25%) XML
4 15 (2.87%) Web Services
4 15 (2.87%) MDX
5 12 (2.29%) SOAP
5 12 (2.29%) MapReduce
6 11 (2.10%) CSS
6 11 (2.10%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.91%) Ajax
8 9 (1.72%) REST
9 6 (1.15%) Silverlight
10 5 (0.96%) ArcObjects
10 5 (0.96%) jQuery
10 5 (0.96%) Middleware
10 5 (0.96%) RESTful
11 4 (0.76%) Gherkin
11 4 (0.76%) J2EE
11 4 (0.76%) JSON
12 3 (0.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.33%) Management Information System
1 54 (10.33%) Statistics
2 43 (8.22%) Visualisation
3 34 (6.50%) Mathematics
4 30 (5.74%) Data Extraction
5 26 (4.97%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.25%) Derivative
7 15 (2.87%) Data Integration
8 13 (2.49%) Open Source
8 13 (2.49%) Economics
9 12 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (1.72%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.34%) Equities
11 7 (1.34%) GIS
11 7 (1.34%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.15%) Social Media
12 6 (1.15%) EPoS
13 5 (0.96%) PMI
13 5 (0.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.63%) UNIX
2 18 (3.44%) Windows
3 14 (2.68%) Linux
4 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.38%) zOS
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.19%) Tru64
6 1 (0.19%) Fedora
6 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.19%) CentOS
6 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.19%) AIX
6 1 (0.19%) HPUX
6 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (30.98%) Analytics
2 125 (23.90%) Business Intelligence
3 107 (20.46%) ETL
4 103 (19.69%) Data Analysis
5 67 (12.81%) Data Modelling
6 57 (10.90%) Project Management
7 50 (9.56%) Predictive Modelling
8 39 (7.46%) Business Analysis
9 38 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (6.50%) Asset Management
12 30 (5.74%) Data Management
13 28 (5.35%) Statistical Analysis
14 26 (4.97%) CRM
14 26 (4.97%) Waterfall
15 25 (4.78%) Migration
16 22 (4.21%) Risk Management
17 20 (3.82%) Statistical Modelling
18 19 (3.63%) Customer Insight
18 19 (3.63%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 247 (47.23%) SQL
2 47 (8.99%) Java
3 43 (8.22%) Python
4 41 (7.84%) R
5 32 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 31 (5.93%) C#
7 19 (3.63%) JavaScript
8 14 (2.68%) Perl
8 14 (2.68%) VBA
9 13 (2.49%) C
9 13 (2.49%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.29%) C++
11 10 (1.91%) VB
12 9 (1.72%) Scala
13 7 (1.34%) Ruby
14 5 (0.96%) XPath
15 4 (0.76%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.38%) PHP
16 2 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 66 (12.62%) Degree
2 19 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.29%) ISEB
4 11 (2.10%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.91%) PhD
6 5 (0.96%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.76%) PMP
8 2 (0.38%) EnCE
8 2 (0.38%) CCNA
8 2 (0.38%) CCA
8 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.19%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.19%) CISSP
9 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.87%) QA
2 12 (2.29%) SLA
3 5 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.57%) Basel II
6 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.38%) COREP
6 2 (0.38%) FINREP
7 1 (0.19%) EMIR
7 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.19%) CDISC
System Software
1 9 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.38%) XenApp
2 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (2.10%) Control-M
2 2 (0.38%) SCCM
2 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.19%) SCOM
3 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 78 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 75 (14.34%) Oracle
3 45 (8.60%) Tableau
4 39 (7.46%) Business Objects
5 22 (4.21%) Google
6 17 (3.25%) Teradata
7 13 (2.49%) Omniture
8 10 (1.91%) Informatica
8 10 (1.91%) SAP
9 9 (1.72%) Sybase
10 8 (1.53%) Talend
11 7 (1.34%) IBM
11 7 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (1.15%) Cisco
12 6 (1.15%) Cognos
12 6 (1.15%) Hitwise
13 5 (0.96%) Alterian
13 5 (0.96%) Ab Initio
13 5 (0.96%) ESRI
14 4 (0.76%) Hyperion
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and shares
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Salary negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JW Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Volt
Rate: £12.38 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 - £3050 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £18 - £20 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Rothamsted Research
Rate: From £29,842 to £32,315 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Kent
DP Connect
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £45,000 - £60,000 per year / £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago