Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 603 616
Rank change year-on-year +16 +13 -71
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 272 276 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.31% 1.27% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 178 157
England median daily rate £455 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.75% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £226 £198
90th Percentile £675 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
England median hourly rate £24.90 £21.88 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.78% +12.22% -46.58%
10th Percentile £16.64 £16.20 £18.75
90th Percentile £33.25 £27.74 £20.25
UK median hourly rate £24.90 £21.88 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.78% +12.22% -46.58%

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 20775 21803 24437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.09% 22.57% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14394 14620 16272
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 317 386
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £27.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +0.39% +15.01%
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £48.30 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.18 £29.00
% change year-on-year +10.54% -2.83% +16.00%

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in England

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Mining in England

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Mining in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Mining in England

Data Mining
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Mining in England

Data Mining
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Mining in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 November 2017. 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 -27 148 £500 +19.40% 20
South East +13 47 £431 +28.73% 11
North of England +42 23 £300 -25.05% 11
East of England -9 20 £411 -8.61% 3
South West +24 19 £425 +97.67% 1
Midlands +17 13 £400 - 7
North West +5 11 £375 -9.09% 7
East Midlands +9 10 £406 +27.45% 3
Yorkshire +12 8 - - 4
North East +64 4 £300 +48.15%
West Midlands +14 3 £300 -27.21% 4
Data Mining
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region with a requirement for Data Mining.

1 153 (56.25%) SQL
2 105 (38.60%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (31.62%) Python
4 83 (30.51%) Analytics
5 78 (28.68%) Finance
6 76 (27.94%) Data Modelling
7 75 (27.57%) Machine Learning
8 74 (27.21%) Big Data
8 74 (27.21%) ETL
9 71 (26.10%) Business Intelligence
10 62 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (21.32%) Data Warehouse
11 58 (21.32%) R
12 57 (20.96%) Data Analysis
13 53 (19.49%) Hadoop
14 48 (17.65%) Microsoft
15 45 (16.54%) Statistics
15 45 (16.54%) XML
15 45 (16.54%) Visualisation
16 40 (14.71%) Java
17 39 (14.34%) Tableau
18 38 (13.97%) Computer Science
19 35 (12.87%) Linux
19 35 (12.87%) Apache Spark
20 34 (12.50%) JavaScript
20 34 (12.50%) SQL Server
20 34 (12.50%) Banking
21 32 (11.76%) Unix
21 32 (11.76%) Mathematics
21 32 (11.76%) Degree

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 35 (12.87%) Apache Spark
2 26 (9.56%) SharePoint
3 21 (7.72%) Apache Pig
3 21 (7.72%) SAS
4 10 (3.68%) Apache Airflow
4 10 (3.68%) Luigi
4 10 (3.68%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.31%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.84%) IIS
7 3 (1.10%) Confluence
7 3 (1.10%) JBoss
8 2 (0.74%) Documentum
8 2 (0.74%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.74%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.37%) CMS
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.78%) SPSS
3 12 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (3.68%) Pipeline Pilot
6 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (1.84%) Weka
8 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.37%) Gephi
9 1 (0.37%) Mingle
9 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.37%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.74%) Maximo
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.37%) FastStats
3 1 (0.37%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.37%) Relativity
3 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.21%) Trello
6 5 (1.84%) Slack
7 4 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.47%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.47%) PaaS
8 3 (1.10%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (0.74%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.37%) AdWords
10 1 (0.37%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.37%) Office 365
10 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.84%) Internet
2 3 (1.10%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (27.21%) Big Data
2 58 (21.32%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (19.49%) Hadoop
4 34 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 28 (10.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (9.93%) MySQL
7 26 (9.56%) Relational Database
8 23 (8.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (8.09%) MongoDB
10 21 (7.72%) Apache Hive
10 21 (7.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (7.35%) Power BI
12 19 (6.99%) NoSQL
13 17 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (4.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (4.41%) KNIME
16 11 (4.04%) BigQuery
16 11 (4.04%) Ingres
17 10 (3.68%) Blockchain
17 10 (3.68%) Impala
Development Applications
1 14 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.68%) Subversion
3 9 (3.31%) JIRA
4 5 (1.84%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.37%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.37%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 78 (28.68%) Finance
2 34 (12.50%) Banking
3 19 (6.99%) Investment Banking
4 18 (6.62%) Marketing
5 10 (3.68%) Front Office
6 9 (3.31%) Games
7 8 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.57%) Retail
9 5 (1.84%) Automotive
9 5 (1.84%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.10%) Electronics
10 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.10%) Legal
10 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.10%) Publishing
10 3 (1.10%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.74%) Advertising
11 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.74%) Billing
11 2 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 93 (34.19%) Analyst
2 56 (20.59%) Developer
3 47 (17.28%) Data Analyst
4 42 (15.44%) Data Scientist
5 22 (8.09%) Python Developer
6 17 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 14 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 12 (4.41%) Architect
8 12 (4.41%) Big Data Developer
8 12 (4.41%) Consultant
9 11 (4.04%) Data Engineer
10 10 (3.68%) Data Architect
10 10 (3.68%) Machine Learning Developer
10 10 (3.68%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (3.31%) SSAS Developer
12 8 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (2.94%) Senior Data Scientist
13 6 (2.21%) Business Systems Analyst
13 6 (2.21%) SQL Analyst
13 6 (2.21%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (16.54%) XML
2 17 (6.25%) JSON
3 15 (5.51%) Middleware
3 15 (5.51%) Natural Language Processing
4 14 (5.15%) MDX
5 11 (4.04%) Lucene
5 11 (4.04%) XSLT
6 10 (3.68%) Kafka
6 10 (3.68%) RESTful
7 9 (3.31%) Hibernate
7 9 (3.31%) JMS
7 9 (3.31%) Spring
7 9 (3.31%) Web Services
8 8 (2.94%) Play Framework
9 7 (2.57%) NumPy
9 7 (2.57%) SciPy
10 6 (2.21%) REST
11 5 (1.84%) D3.js
11 5 (1.84%) HTML
11 5 (1.84%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 105 (38.60%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (13.97%) Computer Science
3 22 (8.09%) Algorithms
4 14 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.04%) Robotics
6 10 (3.68%) Life Science
7 9 (3.31%) Replication
8 8 (2.94%) Blog
8 8 (2.94%) Fintech
9 7 (2.57%) Market Risk
10 6 (2.21%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.47%) FMCG
12 4 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.47%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.47%) Music Streaming
12 4 (1.47%) Social Media
13 3 (1.10%) Reference Data
13 3 (1.10%) User Experience
13 3 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.87%) Linux
2 32 (11.76%) Unix
3 12 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.31%) CentOS
5 8 (2.94%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.21%) Windows
7 4 (1.47%) Android
7 4 (1.47%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.47%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (30.51%) Analytics
2 76 (27.94%) Data Modelling
3 75 (27.57%) Machine Learning
4 74 (27.21%) ETL
5 71 (26.10%) Business Intelligence
6 62 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (20.96%) Data Analysis
8 45 (16.54%) Statistics
8 45 (16.54%) Visualisation
9 32 (11.76%) Mathematics
10 30 (11.03%) Data Integration
11 28 (10.29%) Scrum
12 23 (8.46%) Data Cleansing
13 22 (8.09%) Data Management
13 22 (8.09%) Data Visualisation
13 22 (8.09%) DevOps
14 21 (7.72%) Statistical Modelling
14 21 (7.72%) Validation
15 20 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (6.62%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 153 (56.25%) SQL
2 86 (31.62%) Python
3 58 (21.32%) R
4 40 (14.71%) Java
5 34 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 26 (9.56%) Scala
7 19 (6.99%) Perl
8 12 (4.41%) Ruby
8 12 (4.41%) T-SQL
9 11 (4.04%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.68%) C#
11 8 (2.94%) VBA
12 7 (2.57%) C++
12 7 (2.57%) MATLAB
13 6 (2.21%) C
14 5 (1.84%) PHP
15 4 (1.47%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.10%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.74%) sed
Qualifications
1 32 (11.76%) Degree
2 17 (6.25%) PhD
2 17 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.04%) Master's Degree
5 6 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.10%) HNC
6 3 (1.10%) HND
6 3 (1.10%) ISEB
7 2 (0.74%) ACCA
7 2 (0.74%) CIMA
7 2 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.37%) CISSP
8 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.56%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.47%) Actionable Recommendations
2 4 (1.47%) QA
3 3 (1.10%) PMO
4 2 (0.74%) GCP
5 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.10%) HDFS
1 3 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (4.04%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) Oozie
Vendors
1 48 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 39 (14.34%) Tableau
3 30 (11.03%) Oracle
4 10 (3.68%) Netezza
4 10 (3.68%) RapidMiner
5 9 (3.31%) Google
5 9 (3.31%) Teradata
6 8 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
6 8 (2.94%) SAP
7 7 (2.57%) Informatica
7 7 (2.57%) Splunk
8 5 (1.84%) Cognos
9 4 (1.47%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.10%) VMware
11 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.74%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.74%) CODA
11 2 (0.74%) Marketo
11 2 (0.74%) OpenText