Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 2021 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 455 474 608
Rank change year-on-year +19 +134 -29
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 157 144 235
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.68% 1.43% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 87 161
10th Percentile £288 £316 £300
25th Percentile £400 £413 £370
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £475 £480
Median % change year-on-year +11.58% -1.04% +1.05%
75th Percentile £675 £560 £588
90th Percentile £1,000 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
10th Percentile £21.01 " £27.45
25th Percentile £21.84 £16.50 "
Median hourly rate £23.95 £17.00 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +40.88% -43.33% -25.93%
75th Percentile £26.34 £17.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £27.34 " "
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £17.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +58.82% -43.33% -25.93%

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 9,322 10,048 19,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.96% 21.58% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,451 6,960 13,500
10th Percentile £323 £325 £325
25th Percentile £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £495 £488
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +1.54% +2.63%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 151 216
10th Percentile £11.40 £13.75 £14.00
25th Percentile £18.50 £17.92 £18.10
Median hourly rate £24.64 £24.70 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year -0.24% -29.43% +15.70%
75th Percentile £49.08 £46.00 £47.77
90th Percentile £62.00 £61.25 £58.50
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £24.70 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.29% -17.67% -6.25%

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 9 May 2021.

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 9 May 2021. 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 -27 83 £525 +5.00% 17
South West +60 20 £750 +42.86% 3
South East +31 20 £518 +21.76% 3
North of England +49 12 £400 -15.79% 4
Yorkshire - 11 £425 -
Midlands +13 4 £450 -2.70% 1
West Midlands 0 3 £450 -2.70% 1
East of England +23 2 £546 +28.53%
East Midlands +22 1 - -
North West +20 1 £365 -23.16% 3
Data Mining
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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.

1 104 (66.24%) SQL
2 76 (48.41%) Python
3 64 (40.76%) Analytics
4 63 (40.13%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (40.13%) Data Science
5 62 (39.49%) Visualisation
6 59 (37.58%) Data Modelling
7 57 (36.31%) Machine Learning
8 55 (35.03%) Social Skills
9 51 (32.48%) Computer Science
10 45 (28.66%) Business Intelligence
10 45 (28.66%) R
11 43 (27.39%) Data Visualisation
12 41 (26.11%) Big Data
12 41 (26.11%) Azure
13 38 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (22.93%) Data Analysis
15 35 (22.29%) Statistics
16 34 (21.66%) AWS
17 33 (21.02%) Security Cleared
17 33 (21.02%) Tableau
17 33 (21.02%) Power Platform
17 33 (21.02%) Power BI
18 32 (20.38%) Data Quality
18 32 (20.38%) Predictive Modelling
19 31 (19.75%) Data Management
19 31 (19.75%) Finance
19 31 (19.75%) ETL
19 31 (19.75%) Oracle
20 30 (19.11%) Problem-Solving

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 22 (14.01%) Apache Spark
2 13 (8.28%) Apache
3 10 (6.37%) SAS
4 7 (4.46%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (1.91%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (1.91%) Confluence
5 3 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.64%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (10.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.27%) SPSS
4 1 (0.64%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.64%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
1 1 (0.64%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.11%) Azure
2 34 (21.66%) AWS
3 33 (21.02%) Power Platform
4 25 (15.92%) GCP
5 5 (3.18%) SaaS
6 4 (2.55%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.91%) Google Sheets
7 3 (1.91%) PowerApps
8 2 (1.27%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (1.27%) PaaS
8 2 (1.27%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.64%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (0.64%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.64%) Slack
9 1 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) BGP
1 1 (0.64%) DNS
1 1 (0.64%) HTTP
1 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.64%) Internet
1 1 (0.64%) IPsec
1 1 (0.64%) LAN
1 1 (0.64%) MPLS
1 1 (0.64%) OSPF
1 1 (0.64%) SD-WAN
1 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.11%) Big Data
2 33 (21.02%) Power BI
2 33 (21.02%) Tableau
3 29 (18.47%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (18.47%) SQL Server
4 22 (14.01%) Hadoop
4 22 (14.01%) Relational Database
5 19 (12.10%) Data Lake
6 11 (7.01%) NoSQL
6 11 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (6.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (5.73%) OLAP
9 8 (5.10%) QlikView
10 7 (4.46%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.82%) Apache Hive
11 6 (3.82%) Data Vault
11 6 (3.82%) MySQL
11 6 (3.82%) Star Schema
12 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database
12 5 (3.18%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.55%) GitLab
2 4 (2.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.64%) Appium
3 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.64%) ER Studio
3 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.64%) Maven
3 1 (0.64%) REST Assured
3 1 (0.64%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.64%) Selenium
3 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.64%) Zephyr
General
1 63 (40.13%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (35.03%) Social Skills
3 31 (19.75%) Finance
4 9 (5.73%) Banking
4 9 (5.73%) Marketing
4 9 (5.73%) Public Sector
4 9 (5.73%) Retail
5 8 (5.10%) Legal
6 7 (4.46%) Influencing Skills
6 7 (4.46%) Organisational Skills
6 7 (4.46%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.82%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (2.55%) Electronics
8 4 (2.55%) Games
8 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.27%) Front Office
11 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (24.84%) Data Scientist
2 38 (24.20%) Analyst
3 29 (18.47%) Data Engineer
4 28 (17.83%) Architect
5 25 (15.92%) Data Analyst
6 21 (13.38%) Data Architect
7 16 (10.19%) Developer
7 16 (10.19%) Senior Data Scientist
8 7 (4.46%) Senior Architect
8 7 (4.46%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (3.82%) Scala Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Senior Data Architect
9 6 (3.82%) Splunk Engineer
10 5 (3.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (3.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Excel Analyst
10 5 (3.18%) Power BI Analyst
10 5 (3.18%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Senior Scala Developer
10 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.19%) TensorFlow
2 14 (8.92%) NumPy
3 13 (8.28%) Keras
3 13 (8.28%) PyTorch
4 9 (5.73%) XML
5 7 (4.46%) HTML
6 6 (3.82%) CSS
6 6 (3.82%) PySpark
6 6 (3.82%) Regular Expression
6 6 (3.82%) scikit-learn
7 4 (2.55%) .NET
7 4 (2.55%) Pandas
7 4 (2.55%) RESTful
7 4 (2.55%) Web Services
8 3 (1.91%) JSON
9 2 (1.27%) CoreNLP
9 2 (1.27%) REST
10 1 (0.64%) Dask
10 1 (0.64%) pytest
10 1 (0.64%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.38%) Data Structures
2 17 (10.83%) Algorithms
3 10 (6.37%) Analytical Mindset
4 9 (5.73%) Virtual Team
5 7 (4.46%) Cyber Defence
6 6 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.82%) Reference Data
7 5 (3.18%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.27%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.27%) Derivative
8 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.27%) Social Media
8 2 (1.27%) User Experience
9 1 (0.64%) Clustering
9 1 (0.64%) FMCG
9 1 (0.64%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.64%) PMI
9 1 (0.64%) Replication
9 1 (0.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.27%) Windows
2 1 (0.64%) Linux
2 1 (0.64%) Unix
2 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (40.76%) Analytics
2 63 (40.13%) Data Science
3 62 (39.49%) Visualisation
4 59 (37.58%) Data Modelling
5 57 (36.31%) Machine Learning
6 51 (32.48%) Computer Science
7 45 (28.66%) Business Intelligence
8 43 (27.39%) Data Visualisation
9 38 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (22.93%) Data Analysis
11 35 (22.29%) Statistics
12 32 (20.38%) Predictive Modelling
13 31 (19.75%) Data Management
13 31 (19.75%) ETL
14 30 (19.11%) Problem-Solving
15 27 (17.20%) Mathematics
16 26 (16.56%) Cybersecurity
17 25 (15.92%) Data Engineering
18 24 (15.29%) Data Analytics
19 21 (13.38%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 104 (66.24%) SQL
2 76 (48.41%) Python
3 45 (28.66%) R
4 18 (11.46%) Scala
5 12 (7.64%) Java
6 11 (7.01%) C++
6 11 (7.01%) MATLAB
7 10 (6.37%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.73%) VBA
9 5 (3.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (3.18%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.18%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.55%) VB
11 3 (1.91%) C#
12 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.64%) C
13 1 (0.64%) Groovy
13 1 (0.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (21.02%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.20%) SC Cleared
3 26 (16.56%) Degree
4 23 (14.65%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.37%) PhD
6 5 (3.18%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (2.55%) Postgraduate
8 3 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.64%) CCNA
10 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.64%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.64%) MCSE
10 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.38%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.82%) GDPR
3 5 (3.18%) QA
4 2 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.27%) PMO
5 1 (0.64%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.64%) IFRS
5 1 (0.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (7.01%) Docker
2 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.27%) HDFS
3 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.73%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.27%) Terraform
3 1 (0.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (19.75%) Oracle
2 23 (14.65%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.74%) Google
4 14 (8.92%) IBM
5 12 (7.64%) Splunk
6 11 (7.01%) SAP
7 6 (3.82%) Databricks
8 3 (1.91%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.27%) Adobe
9 2 (1.27%) Pega
9 2 (1.27%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.64%) Cadence
10 1 (0.64%) Cisco
10 1 (0.64%) Citrix
10 1 (0.64%) Cognos
10 1 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.64%) Sage
10 1 (0.64%) Sybase
10 1 (0.64%) VMware