Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 219 262
Rank change year-on-year +31 +43 +52
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 1,394 1,124 957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.48% 1.23% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.43% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 774 628
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £280
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 26
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -30.36% +29.39%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.65 £11.34
90th Percentile £44.85 £45.15 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £24.54 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +22.70% -28.57% +29.39%

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 81,260 78,348 83,621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.22% 85.90% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,227 52,340 55,746
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £263
90th Percentile £645 £630 £605
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,201 1,876 2,205
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.99 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.97% +11.07% +3.52%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% +3.45%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +4 843 £500 - 230
South East +23 167 £450 +5.88% 54
South West +75 136 £425 +13.33% 31
North of England +23 125 £425 -10.53% 47
Midlands -49 68 £425 +6.25% 32
North West +30 67 £390 -36.07% 24
East of England +16 54 £450 +1.41% 36
Yorkshire -9 48 £438 -14.43% 14
East Midlands +3 46 £425 +6.25% 16
West Midlands -64 22 £413 +3.13% 16
North East -4 11 £575 -5.74% 9
Visualisation
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 650 (46.63%) Data Visualisation
2 551 (39.53%) Business Intelligence
3 494 (35.44%) Analytics
4 464 (33.29%) SQL
5 402 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
6 372 (26.69%) Finance
7 360 (25.82%) Tableau
8 320 (22.96%) Python
9 297 (21.31%) Power BI
10 264 (18.94%) Data Science
11 254 (18.22%) Analytical Skills
12 234 (16.79%) Big Data
13 230 (16.50%) Data Warehouse
14 219 (15.71%) SQL Server
15 212 (15.21%) Hadoop
16 205 (14.71%) Data Modelling
17 187 (13.41%) JavaScript
18 185 (13.27%) Microsoft
19 176 (12.63%) ETL
20 173 (12.41%) Data Analysis
21 165 (11.84%) User Experience
22 161 (11.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 151 (10.83%) Degree
23 151 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
24 143 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
25 136 (9.76%) R
26 135 (9.68%) Machine Learning
27 134 (9.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 134 (9.61%) Apache Spark
28 129 (9.25%) HTML

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
1 134 (9.61%) Apache Spark
2 69 (4.95%) SAS
3 68 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 22 (1.58%) Apache
6 20 (1.43%) Confluence
7 13 (0.93%) CMS
8 11 (0.79%) Jupyter
9 8 (0.57%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.36%) Marvel
11 4 (0.29%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.29%) nginx
12 3 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.22%) IIS
12 3 (0.22%) JBoss
12 3 (0.22%) WildFly
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.072%) K2 blackpearl
14 1 (0.072%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.072%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 96 (6.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (1.79%) InVision
3 25 (1.79%) Photoshop
4 14 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.65%) SPSS
7 7 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
8 5 (0.36%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.29%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.22%) Blender
10 3 (0.22%) FreeHand
10 3 (0.22%) InDesign
11 2 (0.14%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 17 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (0.50%) HFM
3 7 (0.50%) Infor M3
4 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.22%) FastStats
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.22%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.22%) Workfront
8 2 (0.14%) Global One
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.072%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 143 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.51%) Amazon S3
4 30 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (1.94%) GitHub
6 21 (1.51%) Azure Data Factory
6 21 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (1.51%) Google Analytics
7 16 (1.15%) Azure Machine Learning
8 14 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
8 14 (1.00%) Office 365
9 11 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
9 11 (0.79%) npm
10 10 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 10 (0.72%) SaaS
10 10 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 7 (0.50%) AWS CloudTrail
11 7 (0.50%) PaaS
12 6 (0.43%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.72%) Internet
2 9 (0.65%) Kerberos
3 7 (0.50%) VPN
4 6 (0.43%) Intranet
5 5 (0.36%) Firewall
5 5 (0.36%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.29%) Network Security
6 4 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (0.29%) SMS
6 4 (0.29%) SSH
6 4 (0.29%) SSL
7 3 (0.22%) LAN
7 3 (0.22%) WAN
8 2 (0.14%) Broadband
8 2 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.14%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.14%) VoIP
8 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.072%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (21.31%) Power BI
2 234 (16.79%) Big Data
3 230 (16.50%) Data Warehouse
4 219 (15.71%) SQL Server
5 212 (15.21%) Hadoop
6 161 (11.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 134 (9.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 88 (6.31%) Relational Database
9 83 (5.95%) Data Mining
10 82 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 76 (5.45%) QlikView
12 73 (5.24%) NoSQL
13 62 (4.45%) Apache Hive
14 59 (4.23%) Data Lake
14 59 (4.23%) Spotfire
15 55 (3.95%) MongoDB
16 54 (3.87%) BusinessObjects
17 49 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
18 45 (3.23%) MySQL
19 39 (2.80%) Impala
Development Applications
1 81 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 51 (3.66%) JIRA
3 28 (2.01%) Jenkins
4 23 (1.65%) Subversion
5 17 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (1.22%) webpack
6 16 (1.15%) Axure RP
6 16 (1.15%) Selenium
6 16 (1.15%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.00%) Bitbucket
7 14 (1.00%) PhantomJS
7 14 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (0.93%) Maven
9 10 (0.72%) Jasmine
9 10 (0.72%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.65%) GitLab
11 8 (0.57%) FishEye
12 7 (0.50%) ERwin
12 7 (0.50%) JUnit
12 7 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 372 (26.69%) Finance
2 112 (8.03%) Banking
3 73 (5.24%) Marketing
4 69 (4.95%) Retail
5 67 (4.81%) Games
6 53 (3.80%) Front Office
7 47 (3.37%) Publishing
8 40 (2.87%) Manufacturing
9 39 (2.80%) Investment Banking
10 30 (2.15%) Telecoms
11 25 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 24 (1.72%) Back Office
13 22 (1.58%) Financial Institution
14 20 (1.43%) Automotive
15 18 (1.29%) Advertising
16 14 (1.00%) Legal
17 9 (0.65%) Electronics
18 6 (0.43%) Law
19 5 (0.36%) Multimedia
20 4 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 441 (31.64%) Developer
2 274 (19.66%) Analyst
3 132 (9.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 122 (8.75%) Designer
5 104 (7.46%) Data Analyst
6 103 (7.39%) Architect
7 83 (5.95%) Data Scientist
8 81 (5.81%) Data Engineer
9 77 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 75 (5.38%) Business Analyst
11 74 (5.31%) Consultant
12 67 (4.81%) UX Designer
13 54 (3.87%) Power BI Developer
14 52 (3.73%) SQL Developer
15 48 (3.44%) UI Designer
16 42 (3.01%) Data Architect
16 42 (3.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 40 (2.87%) React Developer
18 36 (2.58%) JavaScript Developer
18 36 (2.58%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (9.25%) HTML
2 111 (7.96%) CSS
3 84 (6.03%) D3.js
4 79 (5.67%) Kafka
5 78 (5.60%) React
6 70 (5.02%) AngularJS
7 69 (4.95%) JSON
8 47 (3.37%) REST
9 45 (3.23%) Web Services
10 43 (3.08%) XML
11 41 (2.94%) HTML5
12 37 (2.65%) Natural Language Processing
13 35 (2.51%) .NET
14 33 (2.37%) Redux
15 32 (2.30%) jQuery
16 29 (2.08%) Node.js
16 29 (2.08%) Pandas
17 28 (2.01%) Highcharts JS
18 27 (1.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 27 (1.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 254 (18.22%) Analytical Skills
2 165 (11.84%) User Experience
3 95 (6.81%) Algorithms
4 88 (6.31%) Computer Science
5 53 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
6 47 (3.37%) Data Structures
7 42 (3.01%) Mobile App
8 37 (2.65%) Fintech
9 33 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
10 30 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (2.15%) Management Information System
11 23 (1.65%) Equities
12 22 (1.58%) Reference Data
13 20 (1.43%) Social Media
14 18 (1.29%) Hedge funds
15 15 (1.08%) Graphic Design
15 15 (1.08%) Virtual Team
16 13 (0.93%) Fixed Income
17 11 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
18 10 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (5.38%) Linux
2 59 (4.23%) Unix
3 32 (2.30%) Windows
4 13 (0.93%) Android
4 13 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.43%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.14%) AIX
9 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.072%) Debian
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.072%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (46.63%) Data Visualisation
2 551 (39.53%) Business Intelligence
3 494 (35.44%) Analytics
4 402 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
5 264 (18.94%) Data Science
6 205 (14.71%) Data Modelling
7 176 (12.63%) ETL
8 173 (12.41%) Data Analysis
9 151 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
10 135 (9.68%) Machine Learning
11 123 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 121 (8.68%) Data Analytics
13 111 (7.96%) Scrum
14 102 (7.32%) Mathematics
15 96 (6.89%) Dimensional Modelling
16 94 (6.74%) Dashboard Development
17 83 (5.95%) DevOps
18 79 (5.67%) Project Management
19 77 (5.52%) Collaborative Working
20 71 (5.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 464 (33.29%) SQL
2 320 (22.96%) Python
3 187 (13.41%) JavaScript
4 136 (9.76%) R
5 127 (9.11%) Java
6 74 (5.31%) T-SQL
7 59 (4.23%) Scala
8 45 (3.23%) C#
9 44 (3.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 36 (2.58%) Bash Shell
11 35 (2.51%) C++
12 34 (2.44%) TypeScript
13 29 (2.08%) MATLAB
14 24 (1.72%) Java 8
14 24 (1.72%) Perl
15 17 (1.22%) Cypher
15 17 (1.22%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.22%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.22%) VBA
16 15 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 151 (10.83%) Degree
2 63 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 47 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 36 (2.58%) Postgraduate
6 25 (1.79%) PhD
7 8 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.57%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.43%) CEH
8 6 (0.43%) CISM
8 6 (0.43%) CISSP
8 6 (0.43%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.36%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.36%) SANS
10 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.14%) CCNA
12 2 (0.14%) CCNP
12 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.31%) Data Quality
2 48 (3.44%) QA
3 19 (1.36%) GDPR
4 9 (0.65%) CDISC
5 7 (0.50%) PMO
6 6 (0.43%) WCAG
7 4 (0.29%) SLA
8 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.072%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.072%) HL7
9 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 29 (2.08%) Docker
2 25 (1.79%) HDFS
3 23 (1.65%) Apache Flume
4 15 (1.08%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.29%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.22%) XenApp
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.072%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.072%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (1.36%) Kibana
2 16 (1.15%) Ansible
3 14 (1.00%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.00%) logstash
4 11 (0.79%) Prometheus
5 9 (0.65%) Oozie
5 9 (0.65%) Puppet
6 6 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.29%) Grafana
7 4 (0.29%) Graphite
7 4 (0.29%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.29%) Mesos
7 4 (0.29%) Salt
7 4 (0.29%) SCCM
7 4 (0.29%) StatsD
8 3 (0.22%) Ambari
8 3 (0.22%) Control-M
8 3 (0.22%) Nagios
8 3 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 360 (25.82%) Tableau
2 185 (13.27%) Microsoft
3 95 (6.81%) Oracle
4 85 (6.10%) SAP
5 65 (4.66%) Alteryx
6 50 (3.59%) Cloudera
7 48 (3.44%) Google
8 44 (3.16%) Adobe
9 36 (2.58%) Informatica
10 33 (2.37%) Hortonworks
11 31 (2.22%) Cognos
11 31 (2.22%) Splunk
12 30 (2.15%) MicroStrategy
12 30 (2.15%) Talend
13 20 (1.43%) Teradata
14 17 (1.22%) Hyperion
15 14 (1.00%) IBM
16 13 (0.93%) New Relic
16 13 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
17 12 (0.86%) RapidMiner