Period
to 9 December 2019

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 December 2019 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 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 578 630 584
Rank change year-on-year +52 -46 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 177 241 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.12% 1.11% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 144 189
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £306 £303 £273
90th Percentile £588 £638 £675
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
England median hourly rate £19.31 £42.50 £24.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.56% +70.70% +13.78%
10th Percentile £15.68 £41.25 £16.64
90th Percentile £35.03 £43.75 £33.25
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £42.50 £24.90
% change year-on-year -54.56% +70.70% +13.78%

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 15,816 21,641 20,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.48% 22.66% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,765 15,227 14,450
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £313
90th Percentile £663 £649 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 227 243
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £13.80 £14.00 £14.63
90th Percentile £71.85 £57.50 £56.85
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £32.24 £31.23
% change year-on-year +0.81% +3.23% +11.54%

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019. 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 +84 116 £475 -5.00% 20
South East +57 28 £425 -15.00% 6
East of England +50 11 £400 -5.88% 5
North of England +5 11 £450 +12.50% 15
North West +12 9 £450 -21.74% 7
Midlands +56 6 £455 +17.42% 9
South West -27 5 £406 -4.41% 1
West Midlands +34 4 £463 +23.33% 5
East Midlands +23 2 £399 -0.31% 4
North East +21 2 £425 +36.00% 2
Data Mining
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 95 (53.67%) SQL
2 87 (49.15%) Analytics
3 81 (45.76%) Python
4 70 (39.55%) Data Science
5 59 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (31.64%) Machine Learning
6 56 (31.64%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (31.64%) Visualisation
7 50 (28.25%) Statistics
8 49 (27.68%) ETL
9 40 (22.60%) Finance
9 40 (22.60%) R
10 38 (21.47%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (21.47%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (20.90%) Computer Science
12 36 (20.34%) Data Visualisation
13 35 (19.77%) Degree
14 33 (18.64%) Mathematics
14 33 (18.64%) AWS
14 33 (18.64%) Data Modelling
14 33 (18.64%) Tableau
15 32 (18.08%) Hadoop
16 30 (16.95%) Oracle
17 29 (16.38%) Microsoft Excel
18 28 (15.82%) Problem-Solving
19 26 (14.69%) Data Analysis
20 25 (14.12%) Statistical Analysis
21 23 (12.99%) Microsoft
21 23 (12.99%) Algorithms
22 22 (12.43%) Predictive Modelling

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 (11.86%) Apache Spark
2 20 (11.30%) SAS
3 14 (7.91%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.26%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.13%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Apache
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.56%) Luigi
6 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 29 (16.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (7.91%) SPSS
3 6 (3.39%) Stata
4 5 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (2.82%) Weka
5 4 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (1.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (1.13%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.56%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.64%) AWS
2 21 (11.86%) Power Platform
3 14 (7.91%) Azure
4 8 (4.52%) Google Analytics
5 7 (3.95%) GCP
6 6 (3.39%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.69%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.69%) PaaS
7 3 (1.69%) Serverless
8 2 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.13%) Office 365
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.56%) GitHub
9 1 (0.56%) Logentries
9 1 (0.56%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Flow
9 1 (0.56%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.21%) Internet
2 2 (1.13%) FTP
2 2 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.56%) SSL
3 1 (0.56%) VPN
3 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.47%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (18.08%) Hadoop
3 21 (11.86%) Power BI
4 17 (9.60%) Apache Hive
4 17 (9.60%) Big Data
5 16 (9.04%) MySQL
6 15 (8.47%) SQL Server
7 12 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (5.65%) HBase
9 9 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (5.08%) NoSQL
9 9 (5.08%) Relational Database
9 9 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (3.95%) OLAP
12 6 (3.39%) Amazon Athena
12 6 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (3.39%) Data Lake
12 6 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (9.60%) Appium
2 16 (9.04%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.91%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.69%) kappa
5 2 (1.13%) JMeter
5 2 (1.13%) Selenium
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.13%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (0.56%) FishEye
6 1 (0.56%) JIRA
6 1 (0.56%) PowerDesigner
General
1 40 (22.60%) Finance
2 17 (9.60%) Marketing
3 14 (7.91%) Banking
4 8 (4.52%) Publishing
4 8 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.39%) Public Sector
5 6 (3.39%) Retail
6 5 (2.82%) Advertising
7 4 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.13%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.13%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Front Office
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (32.77%) Data Scientist
2 47 (26.55%) Analyst
3 30 (16.95%) Developer
4 28 (15.82%) Data Analyst
5 10 (5.65%) Senior Data Scientist
6 9 (5.08%) Architect
6 9 (5.08%) Data Architect
7 8 (4.52%) Automation Developer
7 8 (4.52%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 8 (4.52%) Python Developer
8 7 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 7 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (3.39%) Data Engineer
9 6 (3.39%) Performance Analyst
10 5 (2.82%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.82%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.26%) Administrator
11 4 (2.26%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.91%) Natural Language Processing
2 13 (7.34%) NumPy
3 12 (6.78%) Pandas
4 11 (6.21%) TensorFlow
5 10 (5.65%) scikit-learn
6 9 (5.08%) XML
7 8 (4.52%) SciPy
8 6 (3.39%) Keras
8 6 (3.39%) PyTorch
9 4 (2.26%) Bokeh
9 4 (2.26%) D3.js
9 4 (2.26%) JSON
9 4 (2.26%) Kafka
9 4 (2.26%) Matplotlib
9 4 (2.26%) Seaborn
10 3 (1.69%) Web Services
11 2 (1.13%) Cascalog
11 2 (1.13%) Middleware
11 2 (1.13%) MLlib
11 2 (1.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 56 (31.64%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (12.99%) Algorithms
3 19 (10.73%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (9.60%) Mobile App
5 11 (6.21%) STB
6 7 (3.95%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.82%) User Experience
8 4 (2.26%) Social Media
9 3 (1.69%) Blog
9 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.69%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.13%) Derivative
10 2 (1.13%) Equities
10 2 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.13%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.56%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.56%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.47%) Android
1 15 (8.47%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.95%) Linux
3 2 (1.13%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.13%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (49.15%) Analytics
2 70 (39.55%) Data Science
3 59 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (31.64%) Machine Learning
4 56 (31.64%) Visualisation
5 50 (28.25%) Statistics
6 49 (27.68%) ETL
7 38 (21.47%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (20.90%) Computer Science
9 36 (20.34%) Data Visualisation
10 33 (18.64%) Data Modelling
10 33 (18.64%) Mathematics
11 28 (15.82%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (14.69%) Data Analysis
13 25 (14.12%) Statistical Analysis
14 22 (12.43%) Predictive Modelling
15 21 (11.86%) Test Automation
16 18 (10.17%) Artificial Intelligence
16 18 (10.17%) Data Analytics
17 16 (9.04%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 95 (53.67%) SQL
2 81 (45.76%) Python
3 40 (22.60%) R
4 14 (7.91%) Java
5 12 (6.78%) Scala
6 9 (5.08%) MATLAB
6 9 (5.08%) Perl
6 9 (5.08%) PHP
7 8 (4.52%) VBA
8 7 (3.95%) Ruby
9 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.69%) C#
9 3 (1.69%) C++
9 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.13%) C
10 2 (1.13%) Clojure
10 2 (1.13%) Groovy
10 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.13%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (19.77%) Degree
2 14 (7.91%) PhD
3 6 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.82%) ACCA
4 5 (2.82%) CIMA
4 5 (2.82%) Postgraduate
4 5 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.26%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.69%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.17%) Data Quality
1 18 (10.17%) QA
2 5 (2.82%) GDPR
3 4 (2.26%) IFRS
3 4 (2.26%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.56%) PMO
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.26%) HDFS
2 2 (1.13%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.13%) Docker
2 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.82%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.69%) Matomo
3 2 (1.13%) Ansible
3 2 (1.13%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.13%) Oozie
4 1 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.56%) Kibana
4 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (18.64%) Tableau
2 30 (16.95%) Oracle
3 23 (12.99%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.34%) Google
5 5 (2.82%) Tagetik
5 5 (2.82%) Talend
5 5 (2.82%) Teradata
5 5 (2.82%) Vertica
6 4 (2.26%) DataFlux
6 4 (2.26%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.26%) RapidMiner
6 4 (2.26%) SAP
7 3 (1.69%) Adobe
7 3 (1.69%) Dataiku
7 3 (1.69%) Informatica
7 3 (1.69%) Palantir
7 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.69%) Sparx
8 2 (1.13%) Citrix
8 2 (1.13%) Cognos