Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 223 287
Rank change year-on-year +33 +64 +3
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 1,363 1,076 914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.43% 1.23% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.44% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 690 571
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £285
90th Percentile £675 £638 £678
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 26
England median hourly rate £36.50 £39.98 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% +40.26% +47.36%
10th Percentile £17.53 £20.80 £17.58
90th Percentile £44.70 £45.72 £53.25
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £39.98 £28.50
% change year-on-year -12.45% +40.26% +42.50%

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 81,576 74,700 85,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.83% 85.16% 84.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,250 49,195 57,202
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £268
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £449 £425
% change year-on-year +0.33% +5.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,261 1,931 2,059
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +4.26% +11.90%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.38 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.50 £51.25 £48.55
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +12.54%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +1 838 £500 - 232
South East +22 198 £450 +9.09% 54
North of England +21 133 £408 -9.44% 70
South West +74 96 £425 +6.25% 41
North West +42 85 £378 -16.11% 41
Midlands -40 58 £425 +6.25% 22
East of England +17 40 £463 +9.21% 28
East Midlands +4 38 £425 +6.25% 10
Yorkshire -35 35 £449 -5.53% 20
West Midlands -52 20 £419 +1.52% 12
North East -5 15 £563 -0.88% 9
Visualisation
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 626 (45.93%) Data Visualisation
2 518 (38.00%) Business Intelligence
3 512 (37.56%) Analytics
4 477 (35.00%) SQL
5 425 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
6 379 (27.81%) Tableau
7 336 (24.65%) Python
8 304 (22.30%) Power BI
9 301 (22.08%) Finance
10 294 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
11 274 (20.10%) Big Data
12 246 (18.05%) Data Warehouse
13 245 (17.98%) Data Science
14 230 (16.87%) SQL Server
15 217 (15.92%) Data Modelling
16 201 (14.75%) Hadoop
17 190 (13.94%) Microsoft
18 178 (13.06%) Amazon AWS
18 178 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
19 177 (12.99%) Data Analysis
20 175 (12.84%) JavaScript
21 173 (12.69%) R
22 166 (12.18%) Degree
23 165 (12.11%) ETL
24 160 (11.74%) Java
25 143 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
26 140 (10.27%) User Experience
27 139 (10.20%) HTML
27 139 (10.20%) Machine Learning
28 135 (9.90%) 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
1 132 (9.68%) Apache Spark
2 73 (5.36%) SAS
3 62 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 35 (2.57%) Confluence
5 29 (2.13%) Apache
6 22 (1.61%) Jupyter
7 17 (1.25%) Apache Pig
8 14 (1.03%) SharePoint
9 13 (0.95%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
10 9 (0.66%) CMS
11 6 (0.44%) IIS
12 5 (0.37%) nginx
13 4 (0.29%) Marvel
14 2 (0.15%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.15%) JBoss
14 2 (0.15%) WildFly
15 1 (0.073%) ArcSDE
15 1 (0.073%) Mule
15 1 (0.073%) WebLogic
Applications
1 112 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 27 (1.98%) Photoshop
4 20 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (1.47%) InVision
5 15 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (0.81%) SPSS
8 9 (0.66%) Adobe Premiere
9 8 (0.59%) Adobe After Effects
10 7 (0.51%) 3ds Max
10 7 (0.51%) MS Visio
10 7 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (0.44%) AutoCAD
11 6 (0.44%) Chatbot
11 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
12 4 (0.29%) InDesign
12 4 (0.29%) ZBrush
13 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.22%) Stata
Business Applications
1 22 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.22%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.22%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.15%) Global One
4 2 (0.15%) HFM
4 2 (0.15%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.15%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.073%) Actimize
5 1 (0.073%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.073%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.073%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 178 (13.06%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.93%) Amazon S3
4 36 (2.64%) Google Analytics
5 29 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 22 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (1.54%) GitHub
8 20 (1.47%) Azure Data Factory
9 17 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 14 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 14 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
11 13 (0.95%) Azure Machine Learning
12 12 (0.88%) AWS CloudTrail
13 11 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
13 11 (0.81%) Google Tag Manager
14 10 (0.73%) PaaS
15 9 (0.66%) Office 365
15 9 (0.66%) Serverless
16 8 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
17 7 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.88%) Firewall
2 11 (0.81%) Kerberos
2 11 (0.81%) SMS
2 11 (0.81%) VPN
3 10 (0.73%) Internet
4 7 (0.51%) SSL
4 7 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.44%) DNS
6 5 (0.37%) HTTP
6 5 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.37%) LAN
6 5 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (0.37%) WAN
7 4 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.29%) Network Security
8 3 (0.22%) NAS
8 3 (0.22%) SAN
8 3 (0.22%) SSH
8 3 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (22.30%) Power BI
2 274 (20.10%) Big Data
3 246 (18.05%) Data Warehouse
4 230 (16.87%) SQL Server
5 201 (14.75%) Hadoop
6 131 (9.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 119 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 99 (7.26%) Relational Database
9 97 (7.12%) Data Mining
9 97 (7.12%) QlikView
10 84 (6.16%) Apache Hive
10 84 (6.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 83 (6.09%) NoSQL
12 74 (5.43%) MongoDB
12 74 (5.43%) Spotfire
13 72 (5.28%) HBase
14 68 (4.99%) Data Lake
15 65 (4.77%) BusinessObjects
16 51 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
17 49 (3.60%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 101 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 69 (5.06%) JIRA
3 31 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 21 (1.54%) Maven
5 18 (1.32%) JUnit
6 17 (1.25%) Axure RP
6 17 (1.25%) Checkstyle
6 17 (1.25%) Liquibase
6 17 (1.25%) Mockito
6 17 (1.25%) SonarQube
7 15 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
9 12 (0.88%) webpack
10 11 (0.81%) Bitbucket
10 11 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (0.73%) ERwin
11 10 (0.73%) Grunt
11 10 (0.73%) gulp
12 9 (0.66%) Subversion
13 8 (0.59%) Jasmine
General
1 301 (22.08%) Finance
2 118 (8.66%) Banking
3 78 (5.72%) Marketing
4 66 (4.84%) Games
5 63 (4.62%) Retail
6 38 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 35 (2.57%) Investment Banking
8 32 (2.35%) Telecoms
9 30 (2.20%) Publishing
10 26 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (1.61%) Front Office
12 21 (1.54%) Legal
13 20 (1.47%) Automotive
14 12 (0.88%) Advertising
15 11 (0.81%) Electronics
15 11 (0.81%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.66%) Law
17 7 (0.51%) Back Office
18 5 (0.37%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 408 (29.93%) Developer
2 265 (19.44%) Analyst
3 141 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 130 (9.54%) Architect
5 115 (8.44%) Data Analyst
6 97 (7.12%) Data Scientist
7 95 (6.97%) Designer
8 89 (6.53%) Data Engineer
9 73 (5.36%) Business Analyst
10 70 (5.14%) Power BI Developer
11 67 (4.92%) Consultant
12 66 (4.84%) Data Architect
13 53 (3.89%) UX Designer
14 52 (3.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 48 (3.52%) Tableau Developer
16 43 (3.15%) SQL Developer
17 37 (2.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 28 (2.05%) Senior Analyst
19 27 (1.98%) Report Developer
19 27 (1.98%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (10.20%) HTML
2 113 (8.29%) CSS
3 100 (7.34%) Kafka
4 70 (5.14%) D3.js
5 64 (4.70%) REST
6 61 (4.48%) HTML5
7 58 (4.26%) React
8 57 (4.18%) AngularJS
9 48 (3.52%) JSON
10 45 (3.30%) XML
11 44 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
12 40 (2.93%) RESTful
13 34 (2.49%) Node.js
14 32 (2.35%) .NET
14 32 (2.35%) Pandas
15 31 (2.27%) jQuery
15 31 (2.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 29 (2.13%) Web Services
17 28 (2.05%) Spring
17 28 (2.05%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 294 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (10.27%) User Experience
3 120 (8.80%) Computer Science
4 76 (5.58%) Algorithms
5 53 (3.89%) Management Information System
6 51 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
7 44 (3.23%) Mobile App
8 41 (3.01%) Data Structures
9 34 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
10 32 (2.35%) Hedge funds
11 25 (1.83%) Fintech
12 24 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.54%) Reference Data
14 20 (1.47%) Private Cloud
15 17 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
15 17 (1.25%) NHS
16 16 (1.17%) FMCG
16 16 (1.17%) Social Media
17 15 (1.10%) Virtual Team
18 12 (0.88%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 84 (6.16%) Linux
2 73 (5.36%) Unix
3 36 (2.64%) Windows
4 15 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (0.59%) Android
6 8 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.59%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.29%) AIX
8 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.073%) CentOS
10 1 (0.073%) Debian
10 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.073%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.073%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (45.93%) Data Visualisation
2 518 (38.00%) Business Intelligence
3 512 (37.56%) Analytics
4 425 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
5 245 (17.98%) Data Science
6 217 (15.92%) Data Modelling
7 178 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
8 177 (12.99%) Data Analysis
9 165 (12.11%) ETL
10 143 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 139 (10.20%) Machine Learning
12 135 (9.90%) Data Analytics
13 126 (9.24%) Mathematics
14 111 (8.14%) Scrum
15 95 (6.97%) Data Management
16 90 (6.60%) Statistics
17 89 (6.53%) DevOps
18 82 (6.02%) Decision-Making
18 82 (6.02%) Open Source
19 79 (5.80%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 477 (35.00%) SQL
2 336 (24.65%) Python
3 175 (12.84%) JavaScript
4 173 (12.69%) R
5 160 (11.74%) Java
6 79 (5.80%) T-SQL
7 71 (5.21%) Scala
8 60 (4.40%) C#
9 43 (3.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 33 (2.42%) PL/SQL
11 31 (2.27%) Java 8
12 29 (2.13%) Bash Shell
12 29 (2.13%) MATLAB
13 24 (1.76%) Shell Script
13 24 (1.76%) VBA
14 21 (1.54%) C++
15 20 (1.47%) TypeScript
16 19 (1.39%) C
16 19 (1.39%) Ruby
17 18 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 166 (12.18%) Degree
2 106 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 87 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 40 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (1.69%) PhD
6 15 (1.10%) Postgraduate
7 12 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (0.73%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.66%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (0.44%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.37%) CISM
11 5 (0.37%) CISSP
11 5 (0.37%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.29%) CCNA
12 4 (0.29%) CCNP
12 4 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 30 (2.20%) QA
3 23 (1.69%) GDPR
4 19 (1.39%) CDISC
5 11 (0.81%) PMO
6 8 (0.59%) GCP
7 4 (0.29%) WCAG
8 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.073%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.073%) P3O
9 1 (0.073%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (1.91%) Docker
1 26 (1.91%) HDFS
2 25 (1.83%) Apache Flume
3 15 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.44%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.073%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.073%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (1.54%) Kibana
2 16 (1.17%) Ansible
3 13 (0.95%) Puppet
4 11 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
5 10 (0.73%) Grafana
6 9 (0.66%) Prometheus
7 8 (0.59%) Oozie
7 8 (0.59%) Terraform
8 7 (0.51%) logstash
8 7 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.44%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.37%) Ambari
10 5 (0.37%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.29%) Nagios
11 4 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.22%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.22%) SCCM
13 2 (0.15%) Salt
13 2 (0.15%) StatsD
13 2 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 379 (27.81%) Tableau
2 190 (13.94%) Microsoft
3 126 (9.24%) Oracle
4 82 (6.02%) SAP
5 67 (4.92%) Alteryx
6 61 (4.48%) Google
7 48 (3.52%) Adobe
7 48 (3.52%) Cloudera
8 40 (2.93%) Cognos
9 39 (2.86%) Talend
10 31 (2.27%) Hortonworks
11 29 (2.13%) IBM
12 24 (1.76%) Splunk
13 23 (1.69%) Teradata
14 18 (1.32%) Informatica
15 16 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
15 16 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
16 14 (1.03%) RapidMiner
17 13 (0.95%) AlienVault
18 11 (0.81%) CA