Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Visualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visualisation over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 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.

Visualization
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 218 257
Rank change year-on-year +16 +39 +47
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 1,270 1,033 954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.37% 1.20% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.42% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 637 634
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £625 £677
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 10 21
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.49 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.62% +11.81% +94.87%
10th Percentile £17.62 £25.60 £17.12
90th Percentile £40.00 £97.50 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.49 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.62% +6.22% +110.53%

Visualisation is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79,482 72,600 82,378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.75% 84.53% 83.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,844 48,059 54,528
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,049 1,949 2,242
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +11.52%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £24.24
% change year-on-year -10.00% +3.14% +18.24%

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Visualisation in England

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualisation in England

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualisation in England over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualisation in England

Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualisation in England

Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualisation in England over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Visualisation in England

Visualisation
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 Visualisation within the England region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. 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 +20 790 £500 +5.26% 184
South East +7 216 £450 +5.88% 57
North of England -7 118 £425 +6.25% 43
North West +9 72 £400 - 24
Midlands -8 68 £420 +15.86% 37
East Midlands +24 45 £403 +11.03% 10
East of England +16 43 £489 +15.88% 47
Yorkshire -32 41 £475 +9.83% 17
South West +20 38 £425 +6.25% 35
West Midlands -21 23 £425 +15.25% 27
North East +26 9 £563 +93.97% 2
Visualisation
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 580 (45.67%) Data Visualisation
2 504 (39.69%) SQL
3 497 (39.13%) Analytics
4 483 (38.03%) Business Intelligence
5 403 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
6 388 (30.55%) Tableau
7 338 (26.61%) Python
8 317 (24.96%) Analytical Skills
9 284 (22.36%) Power BI
10 260 (20.47%) Big Data
11 251 (19.76%) Finance
12 232 (18.27%) Data Warehouse
13 231 (18.19%) SQL Server
14 225 (17.72%) Microsoft
15 220 (17.32%) Data Science
16 204 (16.06%) Data Modelling
17 192 (15.12%) R
18 191 (15.04%) ETL
19 180 (14.17%) Hadoop
20 172 (13.54%) Machine Learning
21 171 (13.46%) Data Analysis
22 166 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
23 164 (12.91%) JavaScript
24 158 (12.44%) Java
24 158 (12.44%) Microsoft Excel
25 153 (12.05%) Degree
26 148 (11.65%) Data Analytics
27 142 (11.18%) Security Cleared
27 142 (11.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 141 (11.10%) User Experience

Visualisation
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
1 139 (10.94%) Apache Spark
2 64 (5.04%) SAS
3 37 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (2.52%) Apache
5 29 (2.28%) Confluence
6 28 (2.20%) Jupyter
7 24 (1.89%) Apache Pig
8 18 (1.42%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (0.55%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.55%) ThingWorx
11 6 (0.47%) IIS
12 5 (0.39%) CMS
12 5 (0.39%) GeoServer
13 4 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.24%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.24%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 1 (0.079%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.079%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 158 (12.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (4.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (2.28%) Photoshop
4 24 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 21 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 18 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
7 16 (1.26%) SPSS
8 14 (1.10%) InVision
9 13 (1.02%) Adobe After Effects
10 12 (0.94%) Adobe Premiere
11 10 (0.79%) MS Visio
12 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
13 8 (0.63%) 3ds Max
14 7 (0.55%) ZBrush
15 6 (0.47%) AutoCAD
16 4 (0.31%) Chatbot
16 4 (0.31%) Pipeline Pilot
17 3 (0.24%) Fireworks
17 3 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
17 3 (0.24%) Stata
Business Applications
1 15 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
4 6 (0.47%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.24%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.24%) R3 Corda
5 3 (0.24%) Radian6
6 2 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.079%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.079%) Finacle
7 1 (0.079%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.079%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.079%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.079%) SunGard APT
7 1 (0.079%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 166 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
2 138 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (3.46%) Google Analytics
4 23 (1.81%) Azure Data Factory
5 21 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 18 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (1.26%) Amazon S3
7 16 (1.26%) SaaS
8 15 (1.18%) Adobe Analytics
9 14 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 14 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
9 14 (1.10%) AWS CloudTrail
9 14 (1.10%) GitHub
10 13 (1.02%) PaaS
11 12 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (0.87%) Serverless
13 10 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.63%) Data Lake Analytics
14 8 (0.63%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.18%) Firewall
2 13 (1.02%) Internet
3 12 (0.94%) DNS
3 12 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.63%) SMS
5 7 (0.55%) HTTP
5 7 (0.55%) Modbus
5 7 (0.55%) MQTT
5 7 (0.55%) Wireless
6 6 (0.47%) SSL
6 6 (0.47%) VPN
7 4 (0.31%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.24%) NAS
8 3 (0.24%) Network Security
8 3 (0.24%) SAN
9 2 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.16%) LAN
9 2 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (22.36%) Power BI
2 260 (20.47%) Big Data
3 232 (18.27%) Data Warehouse
4 231 (18.19%) SQL Server
5 180 (14.17%) Hadoop
6 142 (11.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 118 (9.29%) QlikView
8 115 (9.06%) Relational Database
9 105 (8.27%) Data Mining
9 105 (8.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 101 (7.95%) NoSQL
11 86 (6.77%) Spotfire
12 84 (6.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 75 (5.91%) BusinessObjects
14 64 (5.04%) Apache Hive
15 62 (4.88%) HBase
16 60 (4.72%) Data Lake
16 60 (4.72%) MongoDB
17 56 (4.41%) MySQL
18 55 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 114 (8.98%) Git (software)
2 48 (3.78%) JIRA
3 41 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 20 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 19 (1.50%) Maven
6 18 (1.42%) JUnit
6 18 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (1.26%) Mockito
8 15 (1.18%) Checkstyle
8 15 (1.18%) Liquibase
8 15 (1.18%) SonarQube
9 13 (1.02%) Axure RP
9 13 (1.02%) ERwin
10 10 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (0.55%) webpack
13 6 (0.47%) Artifactory
13 6 (0.47%) Subversion
14 5 (0.39%) Grunt
14 5 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 251 (19.76%) Finance
2 104 (8.19%) Banking
3 85 (6.69%) Marketing
4 65 (5.12%) Games
5 51 (4.02%) Retail
6 43 (3.39%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.91%) Legal
8 36 (2.83%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.97%) Investment Banking
10 21 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 18 (1.42%) Electronics
12 17 (1.34%) Publishing
13 16 (1.26%) Law
14 15 (1.18%) Front Office
15 6 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.39%) Advertising
16 5 (0.39%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.31%) Automotive
18 3 (0.24%) Billing
18 3 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 385 (30.31%) Developer
2 266 (20.94%) Analyst
3 125 (9.84%) Data Analyst
4 121 (9.53%) Architect
4 121 (9.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 120 (9.45%) Data Scientist
6 74 (5.83%) Consultant
7 64 (5.04%) Designer
8 62 (4.88%) Business Analyst
8 62 (4.88%) Data Architect
9 57 (4.49%) Data Engineer
10 55 (4.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 42 (3.31%) Power BI Developer
11 42 (3.31%) Tableau Developer
12 41 (3.23%) SQL Developer
13 32 (2.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 32 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
13 32 (2.52%) SQL Analyst
14 29 (2.28%) QlikView Developer
15 27 (2.13%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (9.13%) HTML
2 104 (8.19%) CSS
3 82 (6.46%) D3.js
4 71 (5.59%) REST
5 52 (4.09%) AngularJS
6 51 (4.02%) Kafka
6 51 (4.02%) Node.js
7 49 (3.86%) RESTful
8 48 (3.78%) HTML5
9 45 (3.54%) React
10 44 (3.46%) .NET
11 39 (3.07%) JSON
12 38 (2.99%) Natural Language Processing
13 37 (2.91%) Pandas
14 36 (2.83%) Highcharts JS
15 35 (2.76%) NumPy
15 35 (2.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 33 (2.60%) Velocity
17 30 (2.36%) Web Services
18 28 (2.20%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 317 (24.96%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (11.10%) User Experience
3 136 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 67 (5.28%) Management Information System
5 44 (3.46%) Algorithms
6 35 (2.76%) Data Structures
7 33 (2.60%) Hedge funds
8 32 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
9 23 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
10 20 (1.57%) Clustering
11 17 (1.34%) FMCG
12 16 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (1.18%) Mobile App
14 14 (1.10%) Private Cloud
14 14 (1.10%) Virtual Team
15 13 (1.02%) Animation
15 13 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
17 11 (0.87%) Fintech
17 11 (0.87%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 77 (6.06%) Linux
2 58 (4.57%) Unix
3 27 (2.13%) Windows
4 15 (1.18%) Windows Server
5 10 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.55%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.24%) AIX
8 2 (0.16%) Android
8 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.079%) CentOS
9 1 (0.079%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (45.67%) Data Visualisation
2 497 (39.13%) Analytics
3 483 (38.03%) Business Intelligence
4 403 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
5 220 (17.32%) Data Science
6 204 (16.06%) Data Modelling
7 191 (15.04%) ETL
8 172 (13.54%) Machine Learning
9 171 (13.46%) Data Analysis
10 148 (11.65%) Data Analytics
11 139 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
12 125 (9.84%) Data Management
13 117 (9.21%) Scrum
14 108 (8.50%) Mathematics
15 103 (8.11%) Statistics
16 97 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
17 87 (6.85%) DevOps
18 83 (6.54%) Decision-Making
19 82 (6.46%) Open Source
20 69 (5.43%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 504 (39.69%) SQL
2 338 (26.61%) Python
3 192 (15.12%) R
4 164 (12.91%) JavaScript
5 158 (12.44%) Java
6 71 (5.59%) C#
7 68 (5.35%) Scala
8 64 (5.04%) T-SQL
9 49 (3.86%) VBA
10 38 (2.99%) PL/SQL
11 35 (2.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 25 (1.97%) C
12 25 (1.97%) Ruby
13 24 (1.89%) Java 8
13 24 (1.89%) Shell Script
14 23 (1.81%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.50%) C++
16 16 (1.26%) TypeScript
17 15 (1.18%) JPQL
18 12 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 153 (12.05%) Degree
2 142 (11.18%) Security Cleared
3 109 (8.58%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.05%) Master's Degree
5 24 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
7 14 (1.10%) PhD
8 12 (0.94%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.47%) APMG
10 6 (0.47%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.24%) PMP
13 2 (0.16%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.16%) CCNA
13 2 (0.16%) CCNP
13 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (7.72%) Data Quality
2 25 (1.97%) GDPR
3 21 (1.65%) QA
4 16 (1.26%) CDISC
5 6 (0.47%) GCP
5 6 (0.47%) PMO
6 5 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.079%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.079%) Basel II
8 1 (0.079%) COBIT
8 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.079%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.079%) P3O
8 1 (0.079%) SLA
8 1 (0.079%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (2.28%) Docker
2 21 (1.65%) HDFS
3 13 (1.02%) Apache Flume
4 11 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.079%) KVM
8 1 (0.079%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.079%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 20 (1.57%) Ansible
2 16 (1.26%) Kibana
3 15 (1.18%) Grafana
4 14 (1.10%) Puppet
5 13 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
6 9 (0.71%) Oozie
7 7 (0.55%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.47%) Terraform
9 4 (0.31%) Ambari
9 4 (0.31%) logstash
9 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.31%) WSUS
10 3 (0.24%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.16%) Consul
11 2 (0.16%) Nagios
11 2 (0.16%) Packer
11 2 (0.16%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.079%) CSIRT
12 1 (0.079%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 388 (30.55%) Tableau
2 225 (17.72%) Microsoft
3 129 (10.16%) Oracle
4 102 (8.03%) SAP
5 74 (5.83%) Google
6 65 (5.12%) Adobe
7 50 (3.94%) Cognos
8 49 (3.86%) Alteryx
9 39 (3.07%) IBM
10 32 (2.52%) Cloudera
11 26 (2.05%) Informatica
12 22 (1.73%) Hortonworks
12 22 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (1.73%) Talend
13 16 (1.26%) Teradata
14 15 (1.18%) AlienVault
14 15 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
15 13 (1.02%) Splunk
16 9 (0.71%) Genesys
16 9 (0.71%) Omniture