The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Visualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visualisation over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Visualisation
South East / Berkshire
Rank 74 107 129
Rank change year-on-year +33 +22  
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 26 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.42% 0.61% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.76% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 2
Median daily rate £425 £435 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +30.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £350 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £423 £450
% change year-on-year -2.66% -6.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £44.96 £25.50
% change year-on-year -5.51% +76.29%  

Visualisation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1476 1978 2168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.57% 80.54% 74.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1030 1121
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 46 53
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £85.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Visualisation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Visualisation in Berkshire

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualisation in Berkshire

Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualisation in Berkshire

Visualisation
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualisation within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Bracknell +12 11 £450 -10.00%
Reading +22 7 £425 +21.42% 1
Slough - 4 £438 -
Maidenhead -3 1 £400 -8.04%
Visualisation
South East

Visualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Visualisation.

1 20 (40.82%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (36.73%) Data Visualisation
3 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.65%) XML
3 16 (32.65%) Project Management
4 15 (30.61%) Java
4 15 (30.61%) JSON
5 14 (28.57%) TDD
5 14 (28.57%) BDD
5 14 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 14 (28.57%) OOP
5 14 (28.57%) OO
5 14 (28.57%) Oracle
5 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 14 (28.57%) Python
6 13 (26.53%) Data Modelling
6 13 (26.53%) C++
6 13 (26.53%) Scrum
6 13 (26.53%) Manual Testing
6 13 (26.53%) Automated Testing
6 13 (26.53%) Tableau
7 12 (24.49%) Bitbucket
7 12 (24.49%) Gradle
7 12 (24.49%) Apache Ivy
7 12 (24.49%) eggPlant
7 12 (24.49%) Content Management
7 12 (24.49%) Maven
7 12 (24.49%) CMS
7 12 (24.49%) Ruby
7 12 (24.49%) Selenium

Visualisation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 12 (24.49%) CMS
1 12 (24.49%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (6.12%) SAS
3 2 (4.08%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
3 3 (6.12%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) HFM
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) QlikView
3 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.20%) Essbase
4 5 (10.20%) MySQL
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) SQLPlus
6 3 (6.12%) Big Data
6 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.08%) Power BI
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.04%) Spotfire
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Ant
1 12 (24.49%) Apache Ivy
1 12 (24.49%) Bitbucket
1 12 (24.49%) eggPlant
1 12 (24.49%) Gradle
1 12 (24.49%) JMeter
1 12 (24.49%) Maven
1 12 (24.49%) Selenium
1 12 (24.49%) WebDriver
2 4 (8.16%) Toad
3 1 (2.04%) Gatling
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) NeoLoad
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Developer in Test
3 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Data Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) ETL Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) OBIEE Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Cognos Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Data Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.08%) SSIS Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) XML
2 15 (30.61%) JSON
3 12 (24.49%) REST
4 3 (6.12%) CSS
4 3 (6.12%) CSS3
4 3 (6.12%) HTML
4 3 (6.12%) HTML5
4 3 (6.12%) jQuery
4 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.08%) Django
5 2 (4.08%) Flask
5 2 (4.08%) Pyramid
6 1 (2.04%) MDX
6 1 (2.04%) React
6 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.20%) User Experience
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (36.73%) Data Visualisation
3 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.65%) Project Management
4 14 (28.57%) BDD
4 14 (28.57%) OO
4 14 (28.57%) OOP
4 14 (28.57%) TDD
4 14 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 13 (26.53%) Automated Testing
5 13 (26.53%) Data Modelling
5 13 (26.53%) Manual Testing
5 13 (26.53%) Scrum
6 12 (24.49%) Content Management
7 11 (22.45%) Security Testing
8 10 (20.41%) ETL
9 9 (18.37%) Analytics
10 6 (12.24%) Validation
11 5 (10.20%) Data Analysis
11 5 (10.20%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) Python
3 13 (26.53%) C++
4 12 (24.49%) Groovy
4 12 (24.49%) Ruby
5 9 (18.37%) SQL
6 7 (14.29%) VBA
7 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.12%) PHP
10 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.12%) IFRS
2 3 (6.12%) IFRS 9
2 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Oracle
2 13 (26.53%) Tableau
3 12 (24.49%) Sitecore
3 12 (24.49%) Splunk
4 4 (8.16%) Cognos
4 4 (8.16%) Hyperion
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.12%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (4.08%) Facebook
6 2 (4.08%) Twitter
7 1 (2.04%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) Teradata