Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 133 139 176
Rank change year-on-year +6 +37 +34
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 959 735 1,349
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.97% 1.88% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.18% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 515 912
10th Percentile £319 £313 £325
25th Percentile £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £456 £475
Median % change year-on-year +9.77% -4.11% -2.56%
75th Percentile £586 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £493 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +9.44% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 12 23
10th Percentile £15.00 £32.62 £19.24
25th Percentile £21.36 £36.74 £28.88
Median hourly rate £32.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -28.89% - +23.29%
75th Percentile £55.25 £50.00 £54.90
90th Percentile £63.75 £63.99 £61.25
UK median hourly rate £41.30 £45.00 £47.07
% change year-on-year -8.22% -4.39% +28.95%

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 42,927 33,740 72,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 88.13% 86.17% 87.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,494 22,880 49,070
10th Percentile £313 £300 £306
25th Percentile £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,280 920 1,826
10th Percentile £11.74 £12.50 £11.85
25th Percentile £15.02 £15.90 £14.60
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £22.86
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.76% +8.86%
75th Percentile £46.56 £45.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £55.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Visualisation in England

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Visualisation in England.

Daily rate trend for Visualisation in England

Visualisation
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Visualisation in England over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Visualisation in England

Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Visualisation in England.

Hourly rate trend for Visualisation in England

Visualisation
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Visualisation in England over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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 -8 588 £500 +5.26% 150
North of England +38 103 £400 -5.88% 29
South East -14 78 £449 -0.33% 30
Yorkshire +49 56 £400 +19.40% 9
North West +2 44 £373 -19.89% 18
South West +36 41 £588 +22.20% 21
Midlands -39 33 £425 - 32
West Midlands -12 30 £430 -7.03% 19
East of England -10 29 £500 +21.95% 29
North East +1 3 £600 +33.33% 2
East Midlands -21 3 £310 -15.10% 13
Visualisation
UK

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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.

1 455 (47.45%) SQL
2 439 (45.78%) Data Visualisation
3 392 (40.88%) Business Intelligence
4 391 (40.77%) Analytics
5 367 (38.27%) Python
6 301 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
6 301 (31.39%) Power Platform
7 299 (31.18%) Power BI
8 266 (27.74%) Finance
8 266 (27.74%) Social Skills
9 244 (25.44%) Tableau
10 224 (23.36%) Azure
11 214 (22.31%) Analytical Skills
12 207 (21.58%) Data Analysis
13 202 (21.06%) Data Science
14 162 (16.89%) Data Modelling
15 161 (16.79%) ETL
16 158 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
17 152 (15.85%) Machine Learning
18 143 (14.91%) Data Warehouse
19 139 (14.49%) AWS
20 138 (14.39%) Degree
21 136 (14.18%) R
22 134 (13.97%) DevOps
23 126 (13.14%) Marketing
24 118 (12.30%) Microsoft Excel
25 117 (12.20%) Decision-Making
26 105 (10.95%) Data Pipeline
27 103 (10.74%) Security Cleared
28 102 (10.64%) Computer Science

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 65 (6.78%) Apache Spark
2 27 (2.82%) Jupyter
3 25 (2.61%) SAS
4 15 (1.56%) Confluence
5 14 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.04%) Apache
8 9 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
9 6 (0.63%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.10%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.10%) Luigi
10 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 118 (12.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.25%) Sketch
5 10 (1.04%) Chatbot
6 8 (0.83%) Zeplin
7 6 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.63%) Figma
7 6 (0.63%) InDesign
7 6 (0.63%) InVision
7 6 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.52%) SPSS
9 3 (0.31%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
1 2 (0.21%) Sprinklr
2 1 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.10%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.10%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.10%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 301 (31.39%) Power Platform
2 224 (23.36%) Azure
3 139 (14.49%) AWS
4 49 (5.11%) GCP
5 28 (2.92%) Azure Data Factory
6 26 (2.71%) PowerApps
7 23 (2.40%) Adobe Analytics
8 22 (2.29%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 21 (2.19%) Amazon EKS
10 19 (1.98%) Google Analytics
11 18 (1.88%) GitHub
12 15 (1.56%) Amazon S3
12 15 (1.56%) IaaS
13 14 (1.46%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 14 (1.46%) Serverless
14 11 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
16 8 (0.83%) Microsoft 365
16 8 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.46%) HTTP
2 8 (0.83%) RTMP
3 5 (0.52%) 4G
3 5 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (0.42%) 2G
4 4 (0.42%) 3G
4 4 (0.42%) 5G
4 4 (0.42%) Firewall
4 4 (0.42%) Internet
4 4 (0.42%) Intranet
4 4 (0.42%) Network Security
5 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.21%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.10%) DHCP
6 1 (0.10%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.10%) PPP
6 1 (0.10%) SAN
6 1 (0.10%) SNMP
6 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (31.18%) Power BI
2 244 (25.44%) Tableau
3 143 (14.91%) Data Warehouse
4 92 (9.59%) Big Data
5 80 (8.34%) Relational Database
6 65 (6.78%) Data Mining
7 64 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 57 (5.94%) Hadoop
9 55 (5.74%) QlikView
10 47 (4.90%) Data Lake
11 44 (4.59%) NoSQL
12 43 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 42 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
14 41 (4.28%) Amazon Redshift
15 31 (3.23%) Qlik Sense
16 29 (3.02%) Tableau Desktop
16 29 (3.02%) Tableau Server
17 28 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 27 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 26 (2.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 83 (8.65%) Git (software)
2 42 (4.38%) Jenkins
2 42 (4.38%) JIRA
3 23 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
4 18 (1.88%) Subversion
5 15 (1.56%) Artifactory
6 11 (1.15%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.94%) GitLab
8 8 (0.83%) PowerDesigner
9 7 (0.73%) Maven
9 7 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (0.63%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.52%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.42%) Axure RP
13 3 (0.31%) ERwin
13 3 (0.31%) Selenium
13 3 (0.31%) SonarQube
14 2 (0.21%) JUnit
General
1 266 (27.74%) Finance
1 266 (27.74%) Social Skills
2 214 (22.31%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (13.14%) Marketing
4 94 (9.80%) Public Sector
5 67 (6.99%) Presentation Skills
6 52 (5.42%) Banking
7 49 (5.11%) Telecoms
8 46 (4.80%) Manufacturing
9 38 (3.96%) Electronics
10 26 (2.71%) Retail
11 25 (2.61%) Influencing Skills
12 20 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (1.56%) Organisational Skills
14 14 (1.46%) Investment Banking
15 12 (1.25%) Publishing
16 10 (1.04%) Front Office
16 10 (1.04%) Legal
17 7 (0.73%) Documentation Skills
17 7 (0.73%) Games
Job Titles
1 251 (26.17%) Analyst
2 200 (20.86%) Developer
3 130 (13.56%) Data Analyst
4 114 (11.89%) Data Scientist
5 99 (10.32%) Data Engineer
6 84 (8.76%) Architect
7 62 (6.47%) Business Analyst
8 53 (5.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 47 (4.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 46 (4.80%) Data Architect
11 44 (4.59%) Designer
12 42 (4.38%) Power BI Developer
13 40 (4.17%) Consultant
13 40 (4.17%) Senior Data Scientist
14 33 (3.44%) SQL Analyst
15 30 (3.13%) Data Business Analyst
15 30 (3.13%) SQL Developer
16 28 (2.92%) SQL Data Analyst
17 23 (2.40%) Analyst Developer
18 21 (2.19%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.01%) D3.js
2 40 (4.17%) HTML
3 39 (4.07%) CSS
4 37 (3.86%) .NET
5 33 (3.44%) Kafka
6 29 (3.02%) NumPy
7 25 (2.61%) Elastic Stack
8 23 (2.40%) JSON
8 23 (2.40%) Shiny
9 22 (2.29%) Node.js
9 22 (2.29%) Pandas
9 22 (2.29%) TensorFlow
10 21 (2.19%) React
10 21 (2.19%) REST
11 20 (2.09%) scikit-learn
11 20 (2.09%) Velocity
12 18 (1.88%) PySpark
12 18 (1.88%) RESTful
13 15 (1.56%) XML
14 14 (1.46%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.82%) User Experience
2 52 (5.42%) Algorithms
3 43 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 38 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
5 37 (3.86%) Social Media
6 30 (3.13%) Data Structures
7 25 (2.61%) Fixed Income
8 23 (2.40%) NHS
9 17 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.46%) FMCG
11 13 (1.36%) Analytical Mindset
12 10 (1.04%) Credit Risk
12 10 (1.04%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.04%) Market Risk
12 10 (1.04%) Reference Data
13 8 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.83%) Cloud Native
13 8 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
13 8 (0.83%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.63%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 35 (3.65%) Linux
2 28 (2.92%) Unix
3 10 (1.04%) Mac OS X
3 10 (1.04%) Windows
4 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.10%) Android
6 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (45.78%) Data Visualisation
2 392 (40.88%) Business Intelligence
3 391 (40.77%) Analytics
4 301 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
5 207 (21.58%) Data Analysis
6 202 (21.06%) Data Science
7 162 (16.89%) Data Modelling
8 161 (16.79%) ETL
9 158 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
10 152 (15.85%) Machine Learning
11 134 (13.97%) DevOps
12 117 (12.20%) Decision-Making
13 105 (10.95%) Data Pipeline
14 102 (10.64%) Computer Science
15 91 (9.49%) Scrum
16 87 (9.07%) Data Engineering
16 87 (9.07%) Statistics
17 85 (8.86%) Data Analytics
18 83 (8.65%) Data Management
19 81 (8.45%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 455 (47.45%) SQL
2 367 (38.27%) Python
3 136 (14.18%) R
4 77 (8.03%) JavaScript
5 67 (6.99%) Java
6 35 (3.65%) VBA
7 33 (3.44%) C#
8 32 (3.34%) T-SQL
9 29 (3.02%) Scala
10 25 (2.61%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.50%) C++
12 22 (2.29%) Perl
13 18 (1.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 17 (1.77%) PL/SQL
14 17 (1.77%) TypeScript
15 13 (1.36%) MATLAB
15 13 (1.36%) Ruby
16 12 (1.25%) C
17 7 (0.73%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 138 (14.39%) Degree
2 103 (10.74%) Security Cleared
3 91 (9.49%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.61%) DV Cleared
5 21 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (1.36%) Master's Degree
7 13 (1.36%) PhD
8 11 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.73%) TOGAF Certification
10 6 (0.63%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.52%) Tableau Certification
12 2 (0.21%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.21%) OCP
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.10%) ACCA
13 1 (0.10%) CREST Certified
13 1 (0.10%) OSCP
13 1 (0.10%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.19%) Data Quality
2 44 (4.59%) QA
3 18 (1.88%) GDPR
4 12 (1.25%) Accessibility
5 7 (0.73%) PMO
6 4 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.31%) SLA
8 2 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.21%) HL7
8 2 (0.21%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.10%) COBIT
9 1 (0.10%) IFRS
9 1 (0.10%) NIST
9 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 50 (5.21%) Docker
2 7 (0.73%) HDFS
3 3 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (5.32%) Kubernetes
2 27 (2.82%) Kibana
3 25 (2.61%) Prometheus
4 23 (2.40%) Grafana
5 22 (2.29%) Rancher
6 21 (2.19%) logstash
7 20 (2.09%) Consul
7 20 (2.09%) Fluentd
7 20 (2.09%) Istio
8 18 (1.88%) Ansible
8 18 (1.88%) Terraform
9 5 (0.52%) Puppet
10 3 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.31%) Icinga
10 3 (0.31%) Oozie
11 2 (0.21%) Core Impact
11 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 97 (10.11%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.72%) Google
3 62 (6.47%) SAP
4 61 (6.36%) Oracle
5 51 (5.32%) Splunk
6 50 (5.21%) Alteryx
7 46 (4.80%) Databricks
8 45 (4.69%) Adobe
9 36 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (2.40%) Teradata
11 20 (2.09%) AppDynamics
12 19 (1.98%) IBM
13 13 (1.36%) Dataiku
14 12 (1.25%) ServiceNow
15 11 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
16 9 (0.94%) Informatica
17 8 (0.83%) Cognos
17 8 (0.83%) webMethods
18 6 (0.63%) Cloudera
18 6 (0.63%) ESRI