The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Data Mining skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Data Mining
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.53% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £356
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £48.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -65.97% +94.00%  

Data Mining is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 136 241 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 23.90% 22.01% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 168 187
Median daily rate £394 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.54 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.61% -8.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £17.00 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.50 £32.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Data Mining as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in Cheshire

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Mining in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Mining in Cheshire

Data Mining
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Mining in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Mining.

1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
3 4 (44.44%) Tableau
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) Big Data
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Mingle
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
5 2 (22.22%) Data Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Trello
6 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development

Data Mining
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Tableau Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Data Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Tableau
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian