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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Mining
Rank 426 441 355
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -86
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 239 213 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.39% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.02% 1.67% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 133 162
Median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £381
% change year-on-year
+12.28% -6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £27.26 £50.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.48% +112.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.66 £17.80 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.85 £104.00 £41.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +102.94%

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
11835 12719 11781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.70% 23.04% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8036 8289 7508
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 172 200
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.30 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 28 May 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
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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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 +18 226 £434 +8.43% 88
London -13 101 £500 +11.11% 47
North West +24 42 £388 +2.64% 7
City of London +33 22 £525 +7.69% 15
South West +3 19 £425 +17.24% 1
South East -15 18 £388 +65.77% 14
East of England +11 12 £388 -7.73% 9
Manchester -9 12 £414 -21.19% 6
Yorkshire +12 11 £475 +35.71% 7
Cambridgeshire +14 10 £350 -22.22% 4
Hampshire -10 9 £600 +287.09% 6
Merseyside +5 8 £363 -
Cheshire -2 8 £456 - 1
West Midlands -7 8 £375 +20.96% 1
Liverpool - 8 £363 -
Cambridge - 7 £325 - 1
Exeter - 7 £425 - 1
Devon - 7 £425 - 1
South Yorkshire -2 6 £475 +20.63% 1
Sheffield -15 6 £475 +20.63% 1
Scotland -25 6 £315 -36.52% 2
North East -36 6 £269 -44.87%
Newcastle upon Tyne -42 6 £269 -44.87%
Tyne and Wear -44 6 £269 -44.87%
East Midlands +12 5 £463 -7.50% 2
Chester - 5 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire -3 4 £500 +42.85% 6
Leeds -7 4 £500 +42.85% 6
Nottinghamshire - 4 £463 -
South Wales - 4 £391 - 3

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 209 (42.74%) SQL
2 155 (31.70%) Business Intelligence
3 142 (29.04%) Finance
4 140 (28.63%) Analytical Skills
5 111 (22.70%) Analytics
6 107 (21.88%) Data Modelling
7 104 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
8 98 (20.04%) Microsoft
9 93 (19.02%) Data Analysis
10 90 (18.40%) Oracle
11 80 (16.36%) Big Data
12 74 (15.13%) MS Excel
13 72 (14.72%) SAS
14 71 (14.52%) Data Warehouse
15 70 (14.31%) Business Analysis
16 65 (13.29%) Banking
17 64 (13.09%) Java
18 62 (12.68%) Degree
19 61 (12.47%) Python
20 60 (12.27%) Data Management
21 55 (11.25%) Project Management
22 54 (11.04%) R
23 53 (10.84%) Hadoop
24 52 (10.63%) SQL Server
25 50 (10.22%) Data Quality
26 49 (10.02%) SAP
26 49 (10.02%) Management Information System
27 47 (9.61%) ETL
27 47 (9.61%) Machine Learning
27 47 (9.61%) Visualisation

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 72 (14.72%) SAS
2 21 (4.29%) Apache Pig
3 17 (3.48%) Apache Spark
4 15 (3.07%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.04%) Apache
6 10 (2.04%) nginx
6 10 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.43%) Jetty
8 6 (1.23%) IIS
8 6 (1.23%) Oracle 10gAS
8 6 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (1.23%) Oracle Spatial
8 6 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.02%) Confluence
9 5 (1.02%) PowerExchange
10 3 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 74 (15.13%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.13%) MS Office
2 30 (6.13%) SPSS
3 15 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.86%) Stata
5 13 (2.66%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.64%) MS Project
7 5 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.20%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.20%) Radian6
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.43%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) AdWords
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) GitHub
5 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.23%) DHCP
1 6 (1.23%) DNS
1 6 (1.23%) FTP
1 6 (1.23%) HTTP
1 6 (1.23%) IPsec
1 6 (1.23%) SSL
1 6 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.82%) SAN
3 3 (0.61%) ATM
3 3 (0.61%) Internet
3 3 (0.61%) Network Security
3 3 (0.61%) WAAS
4 1 (0.20%) BGP
4 1 (0.20%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.20%) LAN
4 1 (0.20%) Multicast
4 1 (0.20%) NAS
4 1 (0.20%) WAN
4 1 (0.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (16.36%) Big Data
2 71 (14.52%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (10.84%) Hadoop
4 52 (10.63%) SQL Server
5 43 (8.79%) Apache Hive
6 36 (7.36%) Oracle Database
7 31 (6.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (6.13%) BusinessObjects
9 27 (5.52%) QlikView
10 25 (5.11%) HBase
11 24 (4.91%) Relational Database
12 23 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (3.89%) MS Access
14 19 (3.89%) MySQL
15 16 (3.27%) MongoDB
16 14 (2.86%) CouchDB
17 12 (2.45%) Power BI
17 12 (2.45%) Text Mining
18 11 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (2.25%) ERwin
1 11 (2.25%) Talend Open Studio
1 11 (2.25%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.04%) JIRA
3 8 (1.64%) HP UFT
4 6 (1.23%) Log4j
4 6 (1.23%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.23%) Travis CI
5 5 (1.02%) Toad
6 4 (0.82%) Ant
6 4 (0.82%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.82%) JUnit
6 4 (0.82%) Maven
6 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.61%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.61%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.41%) Redmine
8 2 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 142 (29.04%) Finance
2 65 (13.29%) Banking
3 35 (7.16%) Marketing
4 24 (4.91%) Back Office
5 19 (3.89%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.48%) Retail
7 14 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.25%) Front Office
8 11 (2.25%) Investment Banking
9 10 (2.04%) Legal
10 8 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.23%) Electronics
12 4 (0.82%) Advertising
12 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.41%) Publishing
13 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Law
14 1 (0.20%) Local Government
14 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 200 (40.90%) Analyst
2 76 (15.54%) Business Analyst
3 64 (13.09%) Developer
4 62 (12.68%) Data Analyst
5 45 (9.20%) Architect
6 26 (5.32%) Project Manager
6 26 (5.32%) SQL Analyst
7 25 (5.11%) Data Architect
8 24 (4.91%) Data Scientist
9 21 (4.29%) Consultant
10 19 (3.89%) Project Analyst
10 19 (3.89%) Test Analyst
11 18 (3.68%) Business Manager
11 18 (3.68%) Data Engineer
12 17 (3.48%) Banking Analyst
12 17 (3.48%) Business Project Manager
13 16 (3.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 16 (3.27%) Data Business Analyst
14 15 (3.07%) Big Data Engineer
14 15 (3.07%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.93%) .NET
2 21 (4.29%) CSS
2 21 (4.29%) HTML
3 20 (4.09%) Middleware
4 16 (3.27%) XML
5 12 (2.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (2.25%) Web Services
7 10 (2.04%) J2EE
8 9 (1.84%) ELK Stack
8 9 (1.84%) Natural Language Processing
9 8 (1.64%) Servlets
10 7 (1.43%) Django
10 7 (1.43%) HTML5
10 7 (1.43%) jQuery
10 7 (1.43%) SciPy
10 7 (1.43%) SOAP
11 6 (1.23%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.23%) NumPy
11 6 (1.23%) Pandas
11 6 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 140 (28.63%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (10.02%) Management Information System
3 47 (9.61%) Visualisation
4 45 (9.20%) Computer Science
5 38 (7.77%) Statistics
6 21 (4.29%) Mathematics
7 18 (3.68%) Credit Risk
8 15 (3.07%) Algorithms
9 12 (2.45%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.45%) Life Science
9 12 (2.45%) Performance Metrics
10 11 (2.25%) Data Centre
10 11 (2.25%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.84%) Data Extraction
11 9 (1.84%) User Experience
12 8 (1.64%) Social Network
13 7 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (1.43%) Economics
13 7 (1.43%) Fixed Income
13 7 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.11%) Unix
1 25 (5.11%) Windows
2 22 (4.50%) Linux
3 6 (1.23%) AIX
3 6 (1.23%) Solaris
4 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.82%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.41%) zOS
6 1 (0.20%) Android
6 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (31.70%) Business Intelligence
2 111 (22.70%) Analytics
3 107 (21.88%) Data Modelling
4 104 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (19.02%) Data Analysis
6 70 (14.31%) Business Analysis
7 60 (12.27%) Data Management
8 55 (11.25%) Project Management
9 47 (9.61%) ETL
9 47 (9.61%) Machine Learning
10 45 (9.20%) Data Analytics
11 39 (7.98%) Migration
11 39 (7.98%) Validation
12 37 (7.57%) CRM
13 35 (7.16%) Data Visualisation
14 29 (5.93%) Software Engineering
14 29 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (5.52%) Data Architecture
16 26 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (4.70%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 209 (42.74%) SQL
2 64 (13.09%) Java
3 61 (12.47%) Python
4 54 (11.04%) R
5 43 (8.79%) PL/SQL
6 29 (5.93%) JavaScript
7 22 (4.50%) MATLAB
7 22 (4.50%) T-SQL
7 22 (4.50%) VBA
8 21 (4.29%) C++
9 20 (4.09%) Shell Script
10 17 (3.48%) PHP
11 15 (3.07%) Perl
12 13 (2.66%) Ruby
13 11 (2.25%) C#
14 7 (1.43%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.23%) C
16 3 (0.61%) SAS Macro
16 3 (0.61%) Scala
16 3 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (12.68%) Degree
2 20 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.07%) PhD
4 10 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.84%) ISEB
6 6 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.82%) CCA
7 4 (0.82%) PMP
8 3 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.41%) ACCA
9 2 (0.41%) CCNP
9 2 (0.41%) CIMA
9 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.41%) MCITP
9 2 (0.41%) MCSE
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (10.22%) Data Quality
2 34 (6.95%) QA
3 6 (1.23%) SLA
4 4 (0.82%) COREP
4 4 (0.82%) CRD IV
5 3 (0.61%) Basel II
5 3 (0.61%) Basel III
5 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.41%) COBIT
6 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.20%) GAAP
7 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (2.66%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.23%) Xen
4 4 (0.82%) HDFS
4 4 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (2.25%) Kibana
2 9 (1.84%) Graphite
2 9 (1.84%) logstash
2 9 (1.84%) StatsD
3 4 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.61%) Ansible
4 3 (0.61%) Nagios
4 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (0.61%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.41%) Check_MK
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.20%) Oozie
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 98 (20.04%) Microsoft
2 90 (18.40%) Oracle
3 49 (10.02%) SAP
4 37 (7.57%) Tableau
5 31 (6.34%) Informatica
6 24 (4.91%) Teradata
7 13 (2.66%) HP
8 11 (2.25%) IBM
8 11 (2.25%) Siebel
8 11 (2.25%) Talend
9 10 (2.04%) Cognos
9 10 (2.04%) VMware
10 9 (1.84%) Vertica
11 8 (1.64%) Google
11 8 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.23%) Axway
12 6 (1.23%) CA
13 5 (1.02%) Cloudera
13 5 (1.02%) Genesys
13 5 (1.02%) Red Hat
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