Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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.

Visualisation
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 221 286
Rank change year-on-year +17 +65 +43
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 1,230 1,055 856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.33% 1.18% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.41% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 690 559
England median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £286
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
UK median daily rate £463 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +5.71% -2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 18
England median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +84.84% +3.08%
10th Percentile £16.65 £20.43 £16.78
90th Percentile £39.75 £87.45 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £25.75 £40.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year -35.63% +84.84% +8.20%

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 78,362 75,019 81,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.61% 84.03% 82.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,924 50,072 53,427
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.12%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,820 2,045 2,486
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.19 £49.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.83% +20.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +23 771 £500 +11.11% 246
South East +30 199 £425 - 58
North of England +18 93 £425 +13.33% 57
Midlands -26 84 £400 -6.98% 44
North West +22 57 £438 -1.41% 36
East of England +23 53 £475 +11.76% 38
West Midlands -13 48 £400 -12.33% 30
East Midlands -8 36 £400 -5.82% 14
Yorkshire -15 35 £488 +37.32% 19
South West -1 31 £394 +10.53% 18
North East +35 9 £610 +87.69% 2
Visualisation
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 575 (46.75%) Data Visualisation
2 479 (38.94%) Analytics
3 456 (37.07%) SQL
4 447 (36.34%) Business Intelligence
5 389 (31.63%) Tableau
6 347 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
7 325 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
8 290 (23.58%) Python
9 277 (22.52%) Finance
10 231 (18.78%) Big Data
11 219 (17.80%) Power BI
12 203 (16.50%) Data Warehouse
13 199 (16.18%) JavaScript
14 193 (15.69%) Microsoft
15 182 (14.80%) R
16 180 (14.63%) SQL Server
17 176 (14.31%) Data Modelling
18 171 (13.90%) ETL
18 171 (13.90%) Hadoop
19 164 (13.33%) User Experience
20 155 (12.60%) Degree
21 152 (12.36%) Machine Learning
22 151 (12.28%) Microsoft Excel
23 148 (12.03%) CSS
24 137 (11.14%) Data Analysis
25 135 (10.98%) HTML
25 135 (10.98%) Java
26 130 (10.57%) Apache Spark
27 129 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
28 127 (10.33%) Data Analytics

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
1 130 (10.57%) Apache Spark
2 72 (5.85%) SAS
3 26 (2.11%) Apache Pig
4 23 (1.87%) Apache
5 21 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (1.30%) Confluence
7 16 (1.30%) JBoss
7 16 (1.30%) Jupyter
8 15 (1.22%) Apache Solr
9 10 (0.81%) WildFly
10 9 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.65%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.57%) ThingWorx
13 6 (0.49%) GeoServer
13 6 (0.49%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.33%) IIS
15 3 (0.24%) CMS
15 3 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 151 (12.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (4.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 40 (3.25%) Photoshop
4 25 (2.03%) Adobe Illustrator
5 24 (1.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 20 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
7 18 (1.46%) SPSS
8 13 (1.06%) MS Visio
9 11 (0.89%) InVision
10 10 (0.81%) 3ds Max
10 10 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.73%) Adobe After Effects
11 9 (0.73%) ZBrush
12 8 (0.65%) Adobe Premiere
12 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
13 7 (0.57%) AutoCAD
14 6 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.33%) Pipeline Pilot
16 3 (0.24%) Autodesk Inventor
16 3 (0.24%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 11 (0.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
3 7 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.49%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.33%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.24%) Radian6
7 2 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.16%) iTrent
8 1 (0.081%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.081%) Primavera
8 1 (0.081%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.081%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.081%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.081%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.081%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.081%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 129 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.93%) Google Analytics
4 25 (2.03%) SaaS
5 21 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (1.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 16 (1.30%) GitHub
8 14 (1.14%) Adobe Analytics
8 14 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
8 14 (1.14%) Azure Data Factory
8 14 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 12 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 10 (0.81%) Force.com
12 9 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (0.73%) AWS CloudTrail
12 9 (0.73%) PaaS
13 8 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (0.65%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.30%) Firewall
2 15 (1.22%) Internet
3 14 (1.14%) HTTP
4 9 (0.73%) DNS
5 7 (0.57%) Kerberos
5 7 (0.57%) Modbus
5 7 (0.57%) MQTT
5 7 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.57%) Wireless
6 4 (0.33%) NAS
6 4 (0.33%) SAN
7 3 (0.24%) Intranet
7 3 (0.24%) SSL
8 2 (0.16%) DHCP
8 2 (0.16%) LAN
8 2 (0.16%) SMS
8 2 (0.16%) WAN
8 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.081%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.081%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (18.78%) Big Data
2 219 (17.80%) Power BI
3 203 (16.50%) Data Warehouse
4 180 (14.63%) SQL Server
5 171 (13.90%) Hadoop
6 122 (9.92%) QlikView
7 116 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 111 (9.02%) Relational Database
9 106 (8.62%) NoSQL
10 83 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 74 (6.02%) BusinessObjects
12 73 (5.93%) Data Mining
13 66 (5.37%) Spotfire
14 63 (5.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 57 (4.63%) HBase
16 54 (4.39%) MongoDB
17 50 (4.07%) Apache Hive
17 50 (4.07%) MySQL
18 44 (3.58%) RDBMS
19 41 (3.33%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 100 (8.13%) Git (software)
2 43 (3.50%) JIRA
3 39 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.79%) Visual Studio
5 21 (1.71%) Axure RP
6 19 (1.54%) Subversion
7 17 (1.38%) ERwin
7 17 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (1.30%) Mocha
9 11 (0.89%) Ant
9 11 (0.89%) Eclipse
10 10 (0.81%) SoapUI
11 9 (0.73%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.73%) JUnit
12 7 (0.57%) Mockito
13 6 (0.49%) Grunt
13 6 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (0.41%) Jasmine
14 5 (0.41%) Maven
General
1 277 (22.52%) Finance
2 103 (8.37%) Marketing
3 98 (7.97%) Banking
4 53 (4.31%) Retail
4 53 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 42 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 37 (3.01%) Games
7 36 (2.93%) Legal
8 26 (2.11%) Electronics
9 21 (1.71%) Publishing
10 19 (1.54%) Front Office
11 16 (1.30%) Investment Banking
12 14 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.98%) Law
14 11 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.65%) Advertising
16 4 (0.33%) Billing
16 4 (0.33%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.24%) Automotive
18 2 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 378 (30.73%) Developer
2 278 (22.60%) Analyst
3 131 (10.65%) Data Analyst
4 121 (9.84%) Data Scientist
5 104 (8.46%) Architect
6 88 (7.15%) Designer
7 82 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 73 (5.93%) Consultant
9 67 (5.45%) Business Analyst
10 61 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 47 (3.82%) Data Architect
12 42 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
13 41 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
14 40 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 38 (3.09%) UX Designer
16 36 (2.93%) SQL Analyst
17 32 (2.60%) Data Engineer
17 32 (2.60%) SQL Developer
17 32 (2.60%) Tableau Developer
18 31 (2.52%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (12.03%) CSS
2 135 (10.98%) HTML
3 106 (8.62%) D3.js
4 66 (5.37%) AngularJS
5 56 (4.55%) Node.js
6 54 (4.39%) HTML5
7 52 (4.23%) REST
8 49 (3.98%) Web Services
9 48 (3.90%) React
10 46 (3.74%) .NET
11 44 (3.58%) JSON
11 44 (3.58%) Kafka
12 40 (3.25%) Natural Language Processing
13 36 (2.93%) RESTful
14 34 (2.76%) XML
15 31 (2.52%) Sass
16 30 (2.44%) CSS3
17 28 (2.28%) NumPy
18 25 (2.03%) Highcharts JS
18 25 (2.03%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 325 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (13.33%) User Experience
3 106 (8.62%) Computer Science
4 62 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 51 (4.15%) Algorithms
6 31 (2.52%) Data Structures
7 18 (1.46%) Animation
7 18 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.30%) Fintech
10 15 (1.22%) Graphic Design
10 15 (1.22%) Virtual Team
11 14 (1.14%) Clustering
11 14 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.14%) FMCG
12 13 (1.06%) Data Centre
13 12 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
13 12 (0.98%) Hedge funds
13 12 (0.98%) Reference Data
14 11 (0.89%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 82 (6.67%) Linux
2 63 (5.12%) Unix
3 18 (1.46%) Windows
4 10 (0.81%) Mac OS X
5 6 (0.49%) CentOS
5 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.49%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.41%) AIX
7 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.16%) Android
8 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.16%) Solaris
8 2 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (46.75%) Data Visualisation
2 479 (38.94%) Analytics
3 447 (36.34%) Business Intelligence
4 347 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (14.31%) Data Modelling
6 171 (13.90%) ETL
7 152 (12.36%) Machine Learning
8 137 (11.14%) Data Analysis
9 127 (10.33%) Data Analytics
10 120 (9.76%) Data Management
11 107 (8.70%) Scrum
12 91 (7.40%) Mathematics
13 87 (7.07%) Statistics
14 81 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 64 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
15 64 (5.20%) TDD
16 62 (5.04%) Open Source
17 58 (4.72%) DevOps
18 53 (4.31%) Front End Development
19 52 (4.23%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 456 (37.07%) SQL
2 290 (23.58%) Python
3 199 (16.18%) JavaScript
4 182 (14.80%) R
5 135 (10.98%) Java
6 79 (6.42%) C#
7 78 (6.34%) Scala
8 48 (3.90%) VBA
9 40 (3.25%) T-SQL
10 23 (1.87%) ES6
11 22 (1.79%) Ruby
12 20 (1.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 19 (1.54%) Bash Shell
13 19 (1.54%) C++
13 19 (1.54%) MATLAB
13 19 (1.54%) TypeScript
14 18 (1.46%) C
15 16 (1.30%) Gremlin
15 16 (1.30%) PL/SQL
16 15 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 155 (12.60%) Degree
2 122 (9.92%) Security Cleared
3 80 (6.50%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.60%) Master's Degree
5 25 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
7 16 (1.30%) DV Cleared
8 15 (1.22%) CTC Cleared
9 13 (1.06%) PhD
10 9 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.49%) IIBA
12 5 (0.41%) APMG
12 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.33%) CBAP
13 4 (0.33%) ISEB
14 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.24%) PMP
15 2 (0.16%) MBA
15 2 (0.16%) MCSE
16 1 (0.081%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (7.15%) Data Quality
2 51 (4.15%) QA
3 15 (1.22%) GDPR
4 6 (0.49%) CDISC
5 5 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.33%) MiFID
6 4 (0.33%) SLA
7 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.16%) GCP
8 2 (0.16%) IFRS
8 2 (0.16%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.081%) Basel II
9 1 (0.081%) COBIT
9 1 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (2.85%) Docker
2 30 (2.44%) HDFS
3 15 (1.22%) Apache Flume
4 8 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.16%) IAG
7 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.081%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.081%) KVM
8 1 (0.081%) RHEV
8 1 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (2.11%) Ansible
2 22 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
3 16 (1.30%) Puppet
4 15 (1.22%) Kubernetes
5 9 (0.73%) Grafana
6 8 (0.65%) Terraform
7 7 (0.57%) Ambari
7 7 (0.57%) Mesos
7 7 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.49%) Kibana
9 4 (0.33%) WSUS
10 3 (0.24%) Oozie
10 3 (0.24%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.24%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.16%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.081%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.081%) Marathon
12 1 (0.081%) Nagios
12 1 (0.081%) Packer
Vendors
1 389 (31.63%) Tableau
2 193 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 112 (9.11%) Oracle
4 110 (8.94%) SAP
5 74 (6.02%) Adobe
6 71 (5.77%) Google
7 39 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
8 36 (2.93%) Hortonworks
9 30 (2.44%) IBM
9 30 (2.44%) Informatica
10 28 (2.28%) Cognos
11 24 (1.95%) Alteryx
12 21 (1.71%) Cloudera
12 21 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
13 15 (1.22%) Teradata
14 14 (1.14%) Splunk
15 9 (0.73%) AlienVault
15 9 (0.73%) MapR
15 9 (0.73%) Omniture
16 8 (0.65%) Genesys