The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Visualisation in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visualisation over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visualisation
Rank 388 373 507
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +134
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 209 174 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.36% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 1.42% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 108 33
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £274 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £558 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £373 £413
% change year-on-year
-8.05% -9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +83.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +45.45%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14311 12220 14892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.42% 25.61% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7349 8662
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 621 771
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%

Visualisation
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Visualisation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Visualisation
Daily Rate Trend

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

Visualisation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Visualisation
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visualisation within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Visualisation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Visualisation
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Visualisation Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Visualisation
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 Visualisation within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -53 204 £400 -6.32% 83
London -17 130 £424 -1.90% 57
City of London -18 37 £445 -1.11% 21
South East +3 31 £400 +14.28% 2
Berkshire +3 15 £400 +36.75% 1
East of England -16 15 £250 -39.39% 9
South West -17 12 £475 +1.06% 3
Hertfordshire 0 9 £240 -46.66% 1
West Midlands -15 8 £340 -40.08% 1
Surrey -6 7 £475 +123.52%
West Sussex 0 6 £385 +10.00%
Wiltshire -17 6 £281 -42.30% 1
Tyne and Wear - 6 £273 -
North East - 6 £273 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £273 -
Reading - 4 £425 -
Yorkshire -18 3 £208 - 3
Warwickshire - 3 £340 -
West Yorkshire -18 2 £211 - 1
Leeds - 2 £211 - 1
Hampshire +5 1 £290 -
Guildford -5 1 £275 +29.41%
Cambridgeshire -12 1 - - 7
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £260 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £260 -
Newbury - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Midlands - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -

Visualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 118 (30.33%) SQL
2 109 (28.02%) Analytics
3 82 (21.08%) Finance
4 76 (19.54%) Business Intelligence
5 72 (18.51%) HTML
6 69 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (16.97%) JavaScript
8 58 (14.91%) Java
9 54 (13.88%) CSS
10 53 (13.62%) HTML5
11 51 (13.11%) Python
12 45 (11.57%) Oracle
12 45 (11.57%) Degree
13 42 (10.80%) Data Visualisation
14 41 (10.54%) Tableau
14 41 (10.54%) Banking
15 40 (10.28%) Microsoft
16 39 (10.03%) Data Warehouse
16 39 (10.03%) Relational Database
17 38 (9.77%) SQL Server
17 38 (9.77%) Scrum
18 37 (9.51%) Data Mining
18 37 (9.51%) SAS
19 36 (9.25%) ETL
19 36 (9.25%) Data Analysis
19 36 (9.25%) Marketing
20 34 (8.74%) Web Services
20 34 (8.74%) Linux
21 33 (8.48%) MS Excel
21 33 (8.48%) Continuous Integration

Visualisation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (9.51%) SAS
2 10 (2.57%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.31%) Node.js
3 9 (2.31%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.77%) CMS
6 2 (0.51%) FileNet
6 2 (0.51%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.51%) Confluence
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.26%) nginx
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.26%) Liferay
7 1 (0.26%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 33 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.43%) SPSS
3 14 (3.60%) MS Office
3 14 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.83%) Photoshop
5 8 (2.06%) MS Project
5 8 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.54%) CATIA
7 3 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.51%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.26%) GIMP
9 1 (0.26%) Inkscape
9 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.26%) FastStats
9 1 (0.26%) Windchill
9 1 (0.26%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.26%) InDesign
9 1 (0.26%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle BRM
1 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.29%) SaaS
2 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.26%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.08%) HTTP
2 9 (2.31%) Internet
3 5 (1.29%) LDAP
4 3 (0.77%) SAN
5 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.51%) IPv4
5 2 (0.51%) IPv6
5 2 (0.51%) Firewall
5 2 (0.51%) NAS
6 1 (0.26%) Network Security
6 1 (0.26%) SNA
6 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.03%) Data Warehouse
1 39 (10.03%) Relational Database
2 38 (9.77%) SQL Server
3 37 (9.51%) Data Mining
4 32 (8.23%) Big Data
5 31 (7.97%) Spotfire
6 29 (7.46%) Hadoop
7 26 (6.68%) QlikView
8 22 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (4.63%) RDBMS
9 18 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (4.37%) Oracle Database
11 16 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (3.86%) MySQL
12 15 (3.86%) MongoDB
13 14 (3.60%) NoSQL
13 14 (3.60%) BusinessObjects XI
14 13 (3.34%) Data Mart
15 12 (3.08%) Apache Hive
16 10 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (3.08%) Maven
1 12 (3.08%) Axure RP
2 9 (2.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 9 (2.31%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.80%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.80%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.54%) CruiseControl
5 5 (1.29%) Jasmine
5 5 (1.29%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (1.29%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.03%) JIRA
7 3 (0.77%) Grunt
7 3 (0.77%) Selenium
7 3 (0.77%) Subversion
8 2 (0.51%) Xcode
8 2 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.51%) Mocha
8 2 (0.51%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.51%) Behat
8 2 (0.51%) QUnit
General
1 82 (21.08%) Finance
2 41 (10.54%) Banking
3 36 (9.25%) Marketing
4 22 (5.66%) Retail
5 21 (5.40%) Investment Banking
6 16 (4.11%) Automotive
7 15 (3.86%) Front Office
8 14 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (3.60%) Publishing
9 11 (2.83%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.83%) Telecoms
10 9 (2.31%) Games
11 8 (2.06%) Advertising
12 3 (0.77%) Legal
13 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.51%) Military
13 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.26%) Electronics
14 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 155 (39.85%) Developer
2 101 (25.96%) Analyst
3 42 (10.80%) Designer
4 33 (8.48%) Data Analyst
5 30 (7.71%) Business Analyst
6 23 (5.91%) JavaScript Developer
7 20 (5.14%) Architect
8 17 (4.37%) Consultant
9 15 (3.86%) UI Developer
9 15 (3.86%) User Experience Designer
9 15 (3.86%) Python Developer
9 15 (3.86%) Senior Developer
9 15 (3.86%) UI Programmer
10 14 (3.60%) Spotfire Developer
11 13 (3.34%) Software Developer
12 12 (3.08%) Java Developer
12 12 (3.08%) UI Designer
12 12 (3.08%) Data Scientist
13 11 (2.83%) iOS Developer
14 10 (2.57%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (18.51%) HTML
2 54 (13.88%) CSS
3 53 (13.62%) HTML5
4 34 (8.74%) Web Services
5 29 (7.46%) REST
5 29 (7.46%) CSS3
6 28 (7.20%) jQuery
7 26 (6.68%) .NET
7 26 (6.68%) AngularJS
8 17 (4.37%) XML
9 13 (3.34%) JSON
10 11 (2.83%) D3.js
10 11 (2.83%) SOAP
11 10 (2.57%) ASP.NET
11 10 (2.57%) MapReduce
12 9 (2.31%) SciPy
12 9 (2.31%) NumPy
12 9 (2.31%) Backbone.js
12 9 (2.31%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (2.31%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.68%) Computer Science
2 22 (5.66%) Statistics
2 22 (5.66%) Data Integration
3 17 (4.37%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.86%) Open Source
5 14 (3.60%) Digital Media
6 13 (3.34%) Mathematics
7 11 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.57%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.57%) Informatics
9 9 (2.31%) RIA
10 8 (2.06%) iPhone
11 7 (1.80%) Derivative
11 7 (1.80%) NHS
12 6 (1.54%) GIS
12 6 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
12 6 (1.54%) Graphic Design
12 6 (1.54%) Web 2.0
12 6 (1.54%) Economics
12 6 (1.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.74%) Linux
2 20 (5.14%) Apple iOS
3 15 (3.86%) UNIX
4 13 (3.34%) Windows
5 9 (2.31%) Android
6 4 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.51%) CentOS
7 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (28.02%) Analytics
2 76 (19.54%) Business Intelligence
3 69 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (10.80%) Data Visualisation
5 38 (9.77%) Scrum
6 36 (9.25%) ETL
6 36 (9.25%) Data Analysis
7 33 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (8.23%) TDD
8 32 (8.23%) Data Modelling
9 30 (7.71%) OO
10 24 (6.17%) Project Management
11 21 (5.40%) Unit Testing
12 20 (5.14%) Web Analytics
13 18 (4.63%) Statistical Modelling
13 18 (4.63%) MVC
13 18 (4.63%) Web Development
13 18 (4.63%) Data Management
14 16 (4.11%) B2B
14 16 (4.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 118 (30.33%) SQL
2 66 (16.97%) JavaScript
3 58 (14.91%) Java
4 51 (13.11%) Python
5 31 (7.97%) C#
6 29 (7.46%) R
7 20 (5.14%) C++
8 14 (3.60%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.34%) C
10 12 (3.08%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.83%) Ruby
11 11 (2.83%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.31%) PHP
13 8 (2.06%) MATLAB
14 7 (1.80%) Scala
14 7 (1.80%) Perl
15 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.77%) VBA
16 2 (0.51%) SQR
16 2 (0.51%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 45 (11.57%) Degree
2 17 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.54%) PhD
6 5 (1.29%) ISEB
7 4 (1.03%) CFA
8 3 (0.77%) IIBA
8 3 (0.77%) MBA
9 2 (0.51%) PMP
9 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.34%) QA
2 6 (1.54%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.77%) SLA
5 2 (0.51%) GxP
6 1 (0.26%) GAMP
6 1 (0.26%) GMP
System Software
1 6 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.51%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.77%) Puppet
2 3 (0.77%) Nagios
3 2 (0.51%) Control-M
3 2 (0.51%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.51%) Zenoss
3 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.26%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.26%) StatsD
4 1 (0.26%) Oozie
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (11.57%) Oracle
2 41 (10.54%) Tableau
3 40 (10.28%) Microsoft
4 25 (6.43%) Business Objects
5 24 (6.17%) TIBCO
6 17 (4.37%) Adobe
7 11 (2.83%) Teradata
7 11 (2.83%) Apple
8 10 (2.57%) SAP
9 9 (2.31%) Appcelerator
9 9 (2.31%) Minitab
9 9 (2.31%) Cognos
10 8 (2.06%) JBoss
11 7 (1.80%) Google
11 7 (1.80%) Remedy
12 6 (1.54%) Progress
12 6 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (1.54%) VMware
13 5 (1.29%) Talend
13 5 (1.29%) DataFlux
London
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £110 - £140 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: £360 - £361 per day + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago