The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Tableau products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tableau over the 3 months to 25 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 Vendors currently tracked.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Tableau Software.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tableau
Rank 419 472 563
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +91
Contract jobs citing Tableau 177 96 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.19% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.40% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 71 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24989 24067 26976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.71% 47.16% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13873 13040 13656
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1082 1204 1387
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

Tableau
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tableau within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Tableau Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Tableau
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Tableau within the UK.

Tableau Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Tableau
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tableau within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Tableau Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Tableau
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Tableau within the UK.

Tableau Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Tableau
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 Tableau within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +36 160 £390 -8.23% 54
London +40 124 £400 -5.88% 38
City of London +31 42 £425 -10.52% 10
South East -3 12 £455 +21.33% 7
Scotland - 8 £350 - 3
East of England - 7 £300 - 1
Surrey - 7 £520 - 2
Edinburgh - 6 £350 - 1
Staines - 6 £520 -
East Midlands +1 5 - -
West Midlands - 5 £325 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £300 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £425 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - - 5
North West - 3 £425 - 2
Warwickshire - 3 £325 -
Hampshire -15 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - - 2
Northampton -1 1 - -
Northamptonshire -2 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -
Berkshire - 1 £390 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 3
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
North East - - - - 2

Tableau
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Tableau 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 Tableau.

1 176 (56.23%) SQL
2 162 (51.76%) Business Intelligence
3 128 (40.89%) Data Warehouse
4 117 (37.38%) Analytics
5 107 (34.19%) SQL Server
6 82 (26.20%) ETL
7 80 (25.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 77 (24.60%) Finance
9 74 (23.64%) Microsoft
10 69 (22.04%) Oracle
10 69 (22.04%) QlikView
11 63 (20.13%) MS Excel
12 62 (19.81%) Data Modelling
13 60 (19.17%) Business Objects
13 60 (19.17%) Visualisation
14 58 (18.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 57 (18.21%) Hadoop
16 55 (17.57%) Data Analysis
17 52 (16.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 51 (16.29%) SAS
19 50 (15.97%) Relational Database
20 44 (14.06%) Data Mining
21 43 (13.74%) Degree
22 40 (12.78%) Banking
23 37 (11.82%) Marketing
24 36 (11.50%) T-SQL
25 35 (11.18%) Dimensional Modelling
26 32 (10.22%) Cognos
27 31 (9.90%) SQL Server 2008
28 30 (9.58%) Big Data

Tableau
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Tableau 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 Tableau. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (16.29%) SAS
2 20 (6.39%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.47%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.28%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 63 (20.13%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.35%) SPSS
3 10 (3.19%) MS Office
4 7 (2.24%) PowerPivot
5 6 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.96%) Stata
7 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.64%) Gephi
8 1 (0.32%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (4.47%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.24%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.64%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.64%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.96%) Broadband
2 2 (0.64%) SAN
2 2 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (40.89%) Data Warehouse
2 107 (34.19%) SQL Server
3 80 (25.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (22.04%) QlikView
5 58 (18.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (18.21%) Hadoop
7 52 (16.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 50 (15.97%) Relational Database
9 44 (14.06%) Data Mining
10 31 (9.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 30 (9.58%) Big Data
12 24 (7.67%) Oracle Database
12 24 (7.67%) DB2
13 21 (6.71%) OLAP
14 17 (5.43%) Spotfire
14 17 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (4.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 14 (4.47%) Apache Hive
18 11 (3.51%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 17 (5.43%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (1.60%) JIRA
3 4 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.64%) Subversion
5 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 77 (24.60%) Finance
2 40 (12.78%) Banking
3 37 (11.82%) Marketing
4 29 (9.27%) Retail
5 14 (4.47%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.19%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.88%) Games
8 8 (2.56%) Advertising
9 7 (2.24%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.60%) Publishing
10 5 (1.60%) Front Office
11 4 (1.28%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.64%) Electronics
13 2 (0.64%) Legal
13 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.32%) Law
14 1 (0.32%) Back Office
14 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (40.26%) Analyst
2 91 (29.07%) Developer
3 54 (17.25%) Data Analyst
4 38 (12.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 28 (8.95%) Consultant
6 26 (8.31%) Architect
7 21 (6.71%) Business Analyst
8 19 (6.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 18 (5.75%) Business Developer
10 16 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (4.47%) Report Analyst
12 10 (3.19%) Business Objects Developer
12 10 (3.19%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 10 (3.19%) Technical Architect
13 9 (2.88%) Project Manager
13 9 (2.88%) Data Architect
13 9 (2.88%) MI Analyst
13 9 (2.88%) Information Analyst
13 9 (2.88%) SQL Developer
13 9 (2.88%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.35%) MDX
2 18 (5.75%) .NET
3 6 (1.92%) MapReduce
4 5 (1.60%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (1.28%) Google Maps API
6 2 (0.64%) Kafka
6 2 (0.64%) Web Services
6 2 (0.64%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.32%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.32%) XML
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.32%) COM
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.32%) Kendo UI
7 1 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.32%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (19.17%) Visualisation
2 26 (8.31%) Statistics
3 19 (6.07%) Mathematics
4 17 (5.43%) NHS
5 15 (4.79%) Open Source
5 15 (4.79%) Data Integration
6 14 (4.47%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.83%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.51%) Fixed Income
9 8 (2.56%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.92%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.60%) Data Extraction
11 5 (1.60%) Economics
11 5 (1.60%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.28%) Online Games
13 3 (0.96%) Market Risk
14 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.64%) Social Media
15 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
15 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.07%) UNIX
2 16 (5.11%) Linux
3 5 (1.60%) Windows
4 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (51.76%) Business Intelligence
2 117 (37.38%) Analytics
3 82 (26.20%) ETL
4 62 (19.81%) Data Modelling
5 55 (17.57%) Data Analysis
6 35 (11.18%) Dimensional Modelling
7 30 (9.58%) Project Management
8 29 (9.27%) Business Analysis
9 22 (7.03%) Data Management
10 20 (6.39%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (5.43%) E-Commerce
12 16 (5.11%) Change Management
13 15 (4.79%) Migration
13 15 (4.79%) Data Visualisation
14 13 (4.15%) Data Analytics
14 13 (4.15%) Kimball Methodology
14 13 (4.15%) Predictive Analytics
14 13 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (3.83%) Statistical Modelling
15 12 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 176 (56.23%) SQL
2 36 (11.50%) T-SQL
3 29 (9.27%) R
4 27 (8.63%) Python
5 26 (8.31%) Java
6 14 (4.47%) Perl
7 12 (3.83%) C
7 12 (3.83%) VBA
8 8 (2.56%) Ruby
9 7 (2.24%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.60%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.28%) C++
11 4 (1.28%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.64%) Scala
13 2 (0.64%) C#
14 1 (0.32%) PHP
14 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (13.74%) Degree
2 5 (1.60%) PhD
3 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.96%) MCTS
4 3 (0.96%) MCITP
5 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.32%) PMP
5 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.15%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) SCOM
1 2 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 74 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 69 (22.04%) Oracle
3 60 (19.17%) Business Objects
4 32 (10.22%) Cognos
5 22 (7.03%) Ab Initio
5 22 (7.03%) Teradata
6 21 (6.71%) Google
6 21 (6.71%) Informatica
7 17 (5.43%) MicroStrategy
7 17 (5.43%) SAP
7 17 (5.43%) Omniture
7 17 (5.43%) Talend
8 11 (3.51%) HP
9 10 (3.19%) IBM
10 9 (2.88%) Sybase
11 7 (2.24%) Vertica
12 6 (1.92%) Cloudera
13 5 (1.60%) TIBCO
14 4 (1.28%) Planview
14 4 (1.28%) Greenplum
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