Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 6 August 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 436 596 600
Rank change year-on-year +160 +4 -35
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 90 220 281
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.31% 1.19% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 142 173
Median daily rate £413 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £250 £284 £300
90th Percentile £638 £638 £688
UK median daily rate £400 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.82% -30.25% +84.09%
10th Percentile £16.50 £17.23 £37.50
90th Percentile £17.50 £37.50 £45.75
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £28.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year -39.82% -30.25% +84.09%

Data Mining is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 6,887 18,523 21,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.92% 22.30% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,528 12,854 15,143
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 234 226
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.90% +3.33%
10th Percentile £15.28 £14.13 £14.14
90th Percentile £54.70 £60.00 £53.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year - +12.90% -

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Mining as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in England

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Mining in England.

Daily rate trend for Data Mining in England

Data Mining
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Mining in England over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Mining in England

Data Mining
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Mining in England.

Hourly rate trend for Data Mining in England

Data Mining
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 6 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +124 54 £469 -10.71% 19
South East +159 24 £400 -5.88% 3
North of England +100 4 £363 -19.44% 6
East of England +78 4 £400 - 1
Midlands +87 3 - - 1
West Midlands +67 3 - - 1
North West +66 3 £300 -33.33% 2
South West +81 1 £525 +75.00% 1
Yorkshire +74 1 £425 +32.40% 3
Data Mining
UK

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Data Mining.

1 48 (53.33%) Python
2 42 (46.67%) SQL
3 41 (45.56%) Data Science
4 39 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (41.11%) Machine Learning
5 37 (41.11%) Analytics
6 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (34.44%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (31.11%) Statistics
9 27 (30.00%) Computer Science
10 26 (28.89%) Data Analysis
11 25 (27.78%) Big Data
12 24 (26.67%) Algorithms
13 23 (25.56%) Mathematics
13 23 (25.56%) Security Cleared
14 22 (24.44%) Visualisation
14 22 (24.44%) Data Modelling
15 21 (23.33%) Apache Spark
16 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
16 20 (22.22%) ETL
17 19 (21.11%) Artificial Intelligence
17 19 (21.11%) Waterfall
18 18 (20.00%) R
18 18 (20.00%) Hadoop
19 17 (18.89%) AWS
20 16 (17.78%) Oracle
20 16 (17.78%) Power Platform
20 16 (17.78%) Power BI
21 15 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
22 14 (15.56%) Tableau

Data Mining
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 21 (23.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.44%) SAS
3 2 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.11%) Jupyter
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle AML
2 1 (1.11%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.11%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.89%) AWS
2 16 (17.78%) Power Platform
3 11 (12.22%) Azure
4 9 (10.00%) GCP
5 3 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.33%) PaaS
5 3 (3.33%) SaaS
5 3 (3.33%) Serverless
6 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
1 1 (1.11%) Network Security
1 1 (1.11%) Skype
1 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.78%) Big Data
2 18 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 16 (17.78%) Power BI
4 13 (14.44%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (5.56%) OLAP
7 5 (5.56%) QlikView
8 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.44%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.33%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (3.33%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.33%) Looker
9 3 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) eggPlant
1 11 (12.22%) JMeter
1 11 (12.22%) LoadUI
1 11 (12.22%) NeoLoad
2 3 (3.33%) ERwin
3 2 (2.22%) PROIV
4 1 (1.11%) Gatling
4 1 (1.11%) QALoad
General
1 13 (14.44%) Marketing
2 11 (12.22%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Retail
3 5 (5.56%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.33%) Police
4 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.22%) Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Publishing
6 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Data Scientist
2 15 (16.67%) Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) Consultant
3 14 (15.56%) Senior Data Scientist
4 10 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Test Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Data Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Performance Test Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Architect
7 6 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Data Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) DevOps Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Avaya Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Power BI Developer
11 2 (2.22%) Deployment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (7.78%) TensorFlow
3 5 (5.56%) Keras
3 5 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (5.56%) NumPy
3 5 (5.56%) PySpark
3 5 (5.56%) PyTorch
3 5 (5.56%) scikit-learn
4 4 (4.44%) Kafka
4 4 (4.44%) XML
5 3 (3.33%) Apache NiFi
5 3 (3.33%) Pandas
6 2 (2.22%) Web Services
7 1 (1.11%) Middleware
7 1 (1.11%) Velocity
7 1 (1.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (26.67%) Algorithms
3 9 (10.00%) Analytical Mindset
4 7 (7.78%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (6.67%) FMCG
6 4 (4.44%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.44%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.33%) User Experience
8 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.22%) Robotics
9 1 (1.11%) Clustering
9 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.11%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (1.11%) RIA
9 1 (1.11%) Social Media
9 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) Linux
1 11 (12.22%) Unix
1 11 (12.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.56%) Data Science
2 37 (41.11%) Analytics
2 37 (41.11%) Machine Learning
3 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (34.44%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (31.11%) Statistics
6 27 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 26 (28.89%) Data Analysis
8 23 (25.56%) Mathematics
9 22 (24.44%) Data Modelling
9 22 (24.44%) Visualisation
10 20 (22.22%) ETL
11 19 (21.11%) Artificial Intelligence
11 19 (21.11%) Waterfall
12 15 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
13 14 (15.56%) Predictive Modelling
14 13 (14.44%) Deep Learning
14 13 (14.44%) Test Automation
15 12 (13.33%) Operations Research
15 12 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (53.33%) Python
2 42 (46.67%) SQL
3 18 (20.00%) R
4 9 (10.00%) Java
4 9 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.44%) Scala
6 3 (3.33%) C#
6 3 (3.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.22%) C++
7 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (25.56%) Security Cleared
2 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 14 (15.56%) Degree
4 11 (12.22%) PhD
5 10 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.22%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.11%) MBA
7 1 (1.11%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.33%) GDPR
4 2 (2.22%) IFRS
4 2 (2.22%) SLA
4 2 (2.22%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.11%) COSO
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) SCOM
1 11 (12.22%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Oracle
2 14 (15.56%) Tableau
3 11 (12.22%) AppDynamics
3 11 (12.22%) Dynatrace
3 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.22%) New Relic
3 11 (12.22%) SolarWinds
3 11 (12.22%) Splunk
4 6 (6.67%) SAP
4 6 (6.67%) ServiceNow
5 5 (5.56%) BMC
6 4 (4.44%) Google
6 4 (4.44%) Teradata
7 3 (3.33%) Avaya
7 3 (3.33%) Informatica
8 2 (2.22%) Databricks
8 2 (2.22%) EMC
8 2 (2.22%) VMware
9 1 (1.11%) Syncsort
9 1 (1.11%) Talend