Period
to 20 February 2020

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 February 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.

Visualization
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 188 220
Rank change year-on-year +54 +32 -5
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 1,204 1,375 1,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.94% 1.51% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.73% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 957 805
England median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £322 £320 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £474
% change year-on-year -5.26% +0.26% +5.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 21
England median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% -10.71% -30.00%
10th Percentile £20.61 £15.53 £18.75
90th Percentile £51.17 £59.48 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +54.00% -13.79% -27.50%

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 53,015 79,539 80,598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.22% 87.56% 86.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34,714 53,175 54,295
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £291 £305 £288
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,696 2,004 1,963
England median hourly rate £22.86 £23.86 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% -0.59% -2.04%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £23.35 £23.86 £23.50
% change year-on-year -2.13% +1.52% -3.73%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020.

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 February 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 +48 686 £466 -6.80% 211
South East +92 203 £500 +9.59% 57
North of England +25 98 £405 +3.75% 61
East of England +62 77 £410 -8.89% 42
Midlands +45 75 £425 -2.86% 45
North West +23 57 £438 +13.64% 34
South West -8 57 £488 +14.79% 30
West Midlands +57 48 £425 -2.86% 31
Yorkshire +21 27 £400 -5.88% 19
East Midlands +12 27 £400 -13.51% 14
North East +34 13 £325 -40.23% 8
Visualisation
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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.

1 642 (53.32%) Data Visualisation
2 531 (44.10%) SQL
3 493 (40.95%) Business Intelligence
4 445 (36.96%) Analytics
5 441 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
6 396 (32.89%) Power BI
6 396 (32.89%) Power Platform
7 345 (28.65%) Python
8 334 (27.74%) Finance
9 314 (26.08%) Analytical Skills
10 306 (25.42%) Tableau
11 282 (23.42%) Microsoft
12 237 (19.68%) Data Modelling
13 226 (18.77%) Data Science
14 225 (18.69%) Azure
15 209 (17.36%) ETL
16 197 (16.36%) Data Analysis
17 185 (15.37%) Data Warehouse
18 181 (15.03%) SQL Server
19 165 (13.70%) AWS
20 153 (12.71%) JavaScript
21 149 (12.38%) Microsoft Excel
22 148 (12.29%) Machine Learning
23 143 (11.88%) Degree
24 133 (11.05%) Computer Science
25 128 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
26 125 (10.38%) Scrum
27 121 (10.05%) Big Data
27 121 (10.05%) User Experience
28 119 (9.88%) DevOps

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 92 (7.64%) Apache Spark
2 33 (2.74%) Jupyter
2 33 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 24 (1.99%) Apache
4 20 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (1.41%) Confluence
5 17 (1.41%) SAS
6 14 (1.16%) OpenStack
7 8 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.50%) Anypoint
8 6 (0.50%) ArcGIS
8 6 (0.50%) DNN
9 5 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (0.42%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.33%) WordPress
11 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.083%) ArcSDE
12 1 (0.083%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.083%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 149 (12.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (1.08%) InVision
5 10 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.75%) SPSS
7 8 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.58%) Sketch
8 7 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.50%) PTC Creo
9 6 (0.50%) Windchill
10 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.25%) 3ds Max
11 3 (0.25%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.17%) Stata
13 1 (0.083%) CATIA
13 1 (0.083%) MicroStation
13 1 (0.083%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.083%) Weka
Business Applications
1 18 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.33%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.33%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (0.33%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.25%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.25%) FINCAD Analytics
4 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.17%) Unica
5 1 (0.083%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.083%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.083%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.083%) Magento
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.083%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 396 (32.89%) Power Platform
2 225 (18.69%) Azure
3 165 (13.70%) AWS
4 44 (3.65%) GCP
5 33 (2.74%) Azure Machine Learning
5 33 (2.74%) Serverless
6 30 (2.49%) Azure Data Factory
7 25 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
8 24 (1.99%) Amazon S3
8 24 (1.99%) PaaS
9 21 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (1.74%) Google Analytics
10 19 (1.58%) SaaS
11 17 (1.41%) GitHub
12 16 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
13 12 (1.00%) Amazon Kinesis
13 12 (1.00%) Azure Functions
13 12 (1.00%) Office 365
14 11 (0.91%) PowerApps
15 9 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.74%) Firewall
2 19 (1.58%) WAN
3 18 (1.50%) Network Security
4 9 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (0.58%) HTTP
5 7 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.58%) Wireless
6 6 (0.50%) DNS
6 6 (0.50%) IPsec
6 6 (0.50%) LAN
6 6 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.42%) BGP
7 5 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (0.42%) HSRP
7 5 (0.42%) MPLS
7 5 (0.42%) OSPF
7 5 (0.42%) SNMP
7 5 (0.42%) VLAN
7 5 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (32.89%) Power BI
2 185 (15.37%) Data Warehouse
3 181 (15.03%) SQL Server
4 121 (10.05%) Big Data
5 97 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 92 (7.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 89 (7.39%) Hadoop
8 75 (6.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 68 (5.65%) NoSQL
10 65 (5.40%) Data Lake
11 61 (5.07%) QlikView
12 58 (4.82%) Relational Database
13 54 (4.49%) OLAP
14 51 (4.24%) Amazon Redshift
15 48 (3.99%) Data Mining
16 36 (2.99%) Qlik Sense
17 35 (2.91%) Spotfire
18 29 (2.41%) MongoDB
19 28 (2.33%) Apache Hive
19 28 (2.33%) KDB
Development Applications
1 111 (9.22%) Git (software)
2 59 (4.90%) JIRA
3 47 (3.90%) Jenkins
4 39 (3.24%) TeamCity
5 27 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 23 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
7 22 (1.83%) Maven
8 20 (1.66%) webpack
9 17 (1.41%) Visual Studio
10 13 (1.08%) PostCSS
11 10 (0.83%) Gerrit
11 10 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (0.66%) Artifactory
13 7 (0.58%) CA Gen
14 6 (0.50%) Axure RP
14 6 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (0.50%) Vagrant
15 5 (0.42%) NUnit
15 5 (0.42%) Robot Framework
16 4 (0.33%) Buildbot
General
1 334 (27.74%) Finance
2 67 (5.56%) Banking
3 66 (5.48%) Front Office
4 59 (4.90%) Marketing
5 50 (4.15%) Public Sector
6 31 (2.57%) Retail
7 29 (2.41%) Publishing
8 26 (2.16%) Investment Banking
9 25 (2.08%) Law
9 25 (2.08%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.99%) Legal
11 22 (1.83%) Back Office
12 20 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (1.50%) Local Government
14 17 (1.41%) Telecoms
15 12 (1.00%) Police
16 8 (0.66%) Billing
17 7 (0.58%) Military
18 6 (0.50%) Games
18 6 (0.50%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 489 (40.61%) Developer
2 229 (19.02%) Analyst
3 144 (11.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 103 (8.55%) Data Analyst
5 94 (7.81%) Data Scientist
6 90 (7.48%) Data Engineer
7 78 (6.48%) Power BI Developer
8 75 (6.23%) Consultant
9 67 (5.56%) Architect
9 67 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 66 (5.48%) Business Analyst
11 62 (5.15%) React Developer
11 62 (5.15%) SQL Developer
12 59 (4.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 40 (3.32%) Data Architect
14 37 (3.07%) Tableau Developer
15 36 (2.99%) SQL Analyst
16 35 (2.91%) Designer
17 34 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
18 33 (2.74%) Data Visualisation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (8.89%) React
2 98 (8.14%) HTML
3 74 (6.15%) D3.js
4 68 (5.65%) CSS
5 59 (4.90%) .NET
6 56 (4.65%) AngularJS
7 55 (4.57%) Pandas
8 48 (3.99%) NumPy
8 48 (3.99%) PySpark
9 46 (3.82%) Web Services
10 43 (3.57%) Node.js
11 40 (3.32%) TensorFlow
12 37 (3.07%) scikit-learn
13 34 (2.82%) Keras
13 34 (2.82%) REST
14 32 (2.66%) Redux
15 29 (2.41%) HTML5
16 28 (2.33%) ASP.NET
17 26 (2.16%) XML
18 22 (1.83%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 314 (26.08%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (10.05%) User Experience
3 72 (5.98%) Algorithms
4 61 (5.07%) Data Structures
5 38 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 34 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
7 29 (2.41%) Hedge funds
8 27 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.24%) Mobile App
9 23 (1.91%) Fixed Income
10 22 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
11 20 (1.66%) Analytical Mindset
12 18 (1.50%) Public Cloud
13 14 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.08%) Data Centre
15 12 (1.00%) Derivative
16 9 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
16 9 (0.75%) Lidar
16 9 (0.75%) Private Cloud
17 8 (0.66%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 43 (3.57%) Linux
2 24 (1.99%) Windows
3 22 (1.83%) Unix
4 2 (0.17%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.083%) Android
5 1 (0.083%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.083%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.083%) VME
5 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (53.32%) Data Visualisation
2 493 (40.95%) Business Intelligence
3 445 (36.96%) Analytics
4 441 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
5 237 (19.68%) Data Modelling
6 226 (18.77%) Data Science
7 209 (17.36%) ETL
8 197 (16.36%) Data Analysis
9 148 (12.29%) Machine Learning
10 133 (11.05%) Computer Science
11 128 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 125 (10.38%) Scrum
13 119 (9.88%) DevOps
14 105 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
15 101 (8.39%) Statistics
16 100 (8.31%) Mathematics
17 96 (7.97%) Data Analytics
18 77 (6.40%) Dashboard Development
19 75 (6.23%) Use Case
20 74 (6.15%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 531 (44.10%) SQL
2 345 (28.65%) Python
3 153 (12.71%) JavaScript
4 116 (9.63%) Java
5 78 (6.48%) R
6 60 (4.98%) C#
7 54 (4.49%) C++
7 54 (4.49%) T-SQL
8 43 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 42 (3.49%) PHP
10 38 (3.16%) Scala
11 33 (2.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 28 (2.33%) VBA
13 22 (1.83%) ES6
14 18 (1.50%) C
15 16 (1.33%) Shell Script
16 15 (1.25%) MATLAB
16 15 (1.25%) PL/SQL
16 15 (1.25%) TypeScript
17 9 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 143 (11.88%) Degree
2 78 (6.48%) Security Cleared
3 68 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 36 (2.99%) PhD
5 28 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (1.99%) Master's Degree
7 20 (1.66%) Numerate Degree
8 14 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (0.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 8 (0.66%) CCSP
10 8 (0.66%) CISSP
10 8 (0.66%) CRISC
10 8 (0.66%) GIAC
11 6 (0.50%) CCNP
11 6 (0.50%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.33%) ISEB
12 4 (0.33%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.25%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.65%) Data Quality
2 45 (3.74%) QA
3 14 (1.16%) PMO
4 12 (1.00%) GDPR
5 10 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.75%) NCSC
7 8 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 8 (0.66%) NIST
7 8 (0.66%) RMADS
8 7 (0.58%) SLA
9 6 (0.50%) MiFID
10 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.083%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.083%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.083%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.083%) PSD2
System Software
1 38 (3.16%) Docker
2 16 (1.33%) HDFS
3 12 (1.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.75%) Snort
5 4 (0.33%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.083%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.083%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.083%) XenApp
6 1 (0.083%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (2.91%) Kubernetes
2 22 (1.83%) Ansible
3 19 (1.58%) Terraform
4 12 (1.00%) Kibana
5 9 (0.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (0.75%) OSSEC
5 9 (0.75%) Puppet
6 8 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (0.66%) logstash
7 5 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.33%) Control-M
8 4 (0.33%) Oozie
9 3 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.25%) Matomo
10 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.083%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.083%) Nessus
11 1 (0.083%) Oracle EDQ
11 1 (0.083%) Salt
Vendors
1 306 (25.42%) Tableau
2 282 (23.42%) Microsoft
3 93 (7.72%) Oracle
4 68 (5.65%) Cognos
5 66 (5.48%) Google
6 45 (3.74%) SAP
7 36 (2.99%) Alteryx
8 34 (2.82%) MicroStrategy
9 32 (2.66%) Databricks
10 27 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
11 22 (1.83%) Adobe
12 21 (1.74%) Talend
13 19 (1.58%) Cloudera
13 19 (1.58%) IBM
14 18 (1.50%) Hortonworks
15 16 (1.33%) Palantir
16 14 (1.16%) Informatica
17 10 (0.83%) TIBCO
18 9 (0.75%) Cisco
18 9 (0.75%) MapR