Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 164 190
Rank change year-on-year +20 +26 +26
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 470 1,369 1,407
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.81% 1.71% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.96% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 934 961
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £650 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 15
Median hourly rate £38.21 £36.00 £29.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.15% +22.82% +50.31%
10th Percentile £12.75 £18.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £50.00 £44.70
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +42.00% +25.00%

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 22,515 69,759 81,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.85% 87.13% 87.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,460 46,274 54,141
Median daily rate £475 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.50% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 2,010 2,176
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.44 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.24% +16.36% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.84 £11.18
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £20.90
% change year-on-year +45.83% +14.86% -15.95%

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 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 +8 303 £475 -5.00% 80
East of England +47 38 £500 +11.11% 19
North of England +43 37 £418 +1.21% 26
South East +77 35 £425 -6.59% 39
North West +34 22 £400 -7.25% 14
Midlands +72 20 £435 -3.33% 19
South West +40 20 £525 +10.53% 16
West Midlands +65 18 £435 +2.35% 8
Yorkshire +51 13 £425 +6.25% 9
East Midlands +44 2 £235 -47.78% 9
North East +38 1 £400 +25.00% 3
Visualisation
UK

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 198 (42.13%) SQL
2 193 (41.06%) Data Visualisation
3 188 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 171 (36.38%) Python
5 157 (33.40%) Agile Software Development
6 155 (32.98%) Analytics
7 136 (28.94%) Power BI
7 136 (28.94%) Power Platform
8 124 (26.38%) Data Modelling
9 116 (24.68%) Azure
10 104 (22.13%) Data Science
11 98 (20.85%) Finance
12 94 (20.00%) Tableau
13 91 (19.36%) Data Analysis
14 85 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
15 79 (16.81%) AWS
16 73 (15.53%) Machine Learning
17 70 (14.89%) Security Cleared
17 70 (14.89%) ETL
18 63 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
18 63 (13.40%) Decision-Making
19 62 (13.19%) Microsoft
20 59 (12.55%) SQL Server
21 57 (12.13%) R
22 55 (11.70%) Microsoft Excel
23 52 (11.06%) Big Data
23 52 (11.06%) Data Analytics
24 51 (10.85%) DevOps
25 49 (10.43%) Apache Spark
25 49 (10.43%) Problem-Solving

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 49 (10.43%) Apache Spark
2 17 (3.62%) Apache
2 17 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (3.62%) SAS
3 11 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.49%) Apache Pig
4 7 (1.49%) Confluence
5 5 (1.06%) Jupyter
5 5 (1.06%) nginx
6 4 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.85%) Gunicorn
7 2 (0.43%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.21%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.21%) CMS
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 55 (11.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (2.13%) Sketch
4 8 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (1.28%) Figma
5 6 (1.28%) Zeplin
6 5 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.06%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.64%) InVision
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.21%) Blender
9 1 (0.21%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.21%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.21%) InDesign
9 1 (0.21%) Marvel
9 1 (0.21%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.21%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 136 (28.94%) Power Platform
2 116 (24.68%) Azure
3 79 (16.81%) AWS
4 26 (5.53%) GCP
5 21 (4.47%) Serverless
6 18 (3.83%) AWS Lambda
7 15 (3.19%) PowerApps
8 14 (2.98%) Azure Functions
9 12 (2.55%) Amazon S3
10 11 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (2.34%) Google Analytics
11 8 (1.70%) PaaS
12 7 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (1.49%) Office 365
13 6 (1.28%) GitHub
13 6 (1.28%) SaaS
14 5 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (1.06%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.06%) DNS
2 4 (0.85%) DHCP
2 4 (0.85%) Internet
2 4 (0.85%) SSL
3 3 (0.64%) Skype
3 3 (0.64%) Wireless
4 2 (0.43%) VoIP
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) HTTP
5 1 (0.21%) Intranet
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (28.94%) Power BI
2 63 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (12.55%) SQL Server
4 52 (11.06%) Big Data
5 43 (9.15%) Hadoop
6 29 (6.17%) Data Lake
6 29 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (5.32%) Relational Database
7 25 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (4.89%) Apache Hive
8 23 (4.89%) Spotfire
8 23 (4.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (4.68%) MongoDB
10 21 (4.47%) QlikView
11 18 (3.83%) Data Mining
11 18 (3.83%) Qlik Sense
12 17 (3.62%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (3.19%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (2.98%) OLAP
15 12 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (5.74%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.77%) JIRA
4 5 (1.06%) Axure RP
4 5 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.85%) Maven
5 4 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.64%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.64%) GitLab
6 3 (0.64%) RStudio
6 3 (0.64%) Subversion
7 2 (0.43%) Ant
7 2 (0.43%) ERwin
7 2 (0.43%) Gradle
7 2 (0.43%) Hudson
7 2 (0.43%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.43%) MSI
7 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
General
1 98 (20.85%) Finance
2 46 (9.79%) Public Sector
3 33 (7.02%) Banking
3 33 (7.02%) Marketing
4 14 (2.98%) Electronics
5 12 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.34%) Law
6 11 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.13%) Legal
8 9 (1.91%) Retail
9 8 (1.70%) Publishing
10 6 (1.28%) Front Office
11 5 (1.06%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.64%) Games
12 3 (0.64%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.43%) Billing
13 2 (0.43%) Local Government
13 2 (0.43%) Police
Job Titles
1 156 (33.19%) Developer
2 86 (18.30%) Analyst
3 48 (10.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 46 (9.79%) Architect
5 43 (9.15%) Data Analyst
5 43 (9.15%) Data Scientist
6 35 (7.45%) Power BI Developer
7 32 (6.81%) Data Engineer
8 29 (6.17%) Business Analyst
8 29 (6.17%) Designer
9 28 (5.96%) Data Architect
10 23 (4.89%) Consultant
11 18 (3.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 18 (3.83%) Python Developer
11 18 (3.83%) UX Designer
12 17 (3.62%) Azure Developer
12 17 (3.62%) Senior Developer
13 16 (3.40%) Data Business Analyst
14 12 (2.55%) Tableau Developer
15 11 (2.34%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.72%) React
2 39 (8.30%) AngularJS
3 32 (6.81%) Node.js
4 30 (6.38%) Pandas
5 28 (5.96%) scikit-learn
6 27 (5.74%) Web Services
7 22 (4.68%) CSS
8 21 (4.47%) .NET
9 20 (4.26%) HTML
10 19 (4.04%) Elastic Stack
11 17 (3.62%) D3.js
12 15 (3.19%) NumPy
13 14 (2.98%) Kafka
14 13 (2.77%) TensorFlow
15 12 (2.55%) Shiny
16 10 (2.13%) HTML5
16 10 (2.13%) Keras
16 10 (2.13%) PyTorch
17 9 (1.91%) Django
17 9 (1.91%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 85 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (9.57%) User Experience
3 31 (6.60%) Algorithms
4 23 (4.89%) Management Information System
5 22 (4.68%) Data Structures
6 17 (3.62%) Social Media
7 13 (2.77%) Graphic Design
8 11 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.70%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.49%) FMCG
12 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.28%) NHS
13 5 (1.06%) CMDB
13 5 (1.06%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.06%) Taxonomies
14 4 (0.85%) Hedge funds
15 3 (0.64%) Blog
15 3 (0.64%) Derivative
15 3 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.77%) Linux
2 8 (1.70%) Android
2 8 (1.70%) Apple iOS
2 8 (1.70%) Windows
3 4 (0.85%) Unix
3 4 (0.85%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (41.06%) Data Visualisation
2 188 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 157 (33.40%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (32.98%) Analytics
5 124 (26.38%) Data Modelling
6 104 (22.13%) Data Science
7 91 (19.36%) Data Analysis
8 73 (15.53%) Machine Learning
9 70 (14.89%) ETL
10 63 (13.40%) Decision-Making
11 52 (11.06%) Data Analytics
12 51 (10.85%) DevOps
13 49 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
14 48 (10.21%) Scrum
15 46 (9.79%) Prototyping
16 40 (8.51%) User Stories
17 36 (7.66%) Mathematics
17 36 (7.66%) Requirements Gathering
18 33 (7.02%) Statistics
19 32 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 198 (42.13%) SQL
2 171 (36.38%) Python
3 57 (12.13%) R
4 49 (10.43%) Java
5 38 (8.09%) JavaScript
6 23 (4.89%) C#
7 21 (4.47%) TypeScript
7 21 (4.47%) VBA
8 17 (3.62%) C++
9 15 (3.19%) T-SQL
10 13 (2.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 8 (1.70%) Scala
12 7 (1.49%) C
13 6 (1.28%) Go
14 3 (0.64%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.43%) Groovy
15 2 (0.43%) Perl
15 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.43%) Ruby
15 2 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 49 (10.43%) SC Cleared
3 47 (10.00%) Degree
4 22 (4.68%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.55%) TOGAF Certification
6 10 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.70%) PhD
8 7 (1.49%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.43%) ISEB
9 2 (0.43%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) CISM
10 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.60%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.55%) QA
3 4 (0.85%) GDPR
4 2 (0.43%) COSO
4 2 (0.43%) WCAG
5 1 (0.21%) CDISC
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) NIST
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 11 (2.34%) Docker
2 10 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.70%) HDFS
4 3 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (4.68%) Kubernetes
2 20 (4.26%) Kibana
3 19 (4.04%) logstash
4 10 (2.13%) Terraform
5 9 (1.91%) Ansible
6 7 (1.49%) Grafana
6 7 (1.49%) SCCM
7 4 (0.85%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.64%) Oozie
8 3 (0.64%) SCOM
9 2 (0.43%) Consul
9 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.43%) Istio
9 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.43%) Puppet
9 2 (0.43%) Rancher
9 2 (0.43%) WSUS
10 1 (0.21%) Ambari
10 1 (0.21%) Fluentd
10 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 94 (20.00%) Tableau
2 62 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.45%) Oracle
4 23 (4.89%) Google
5 18 (3.83%) Alteryx
5 18 (3.83%) SAP
5 18 (3.83%) Teradata
6 17 (3.62%) Databricks
7 16 (3.40%) Informatica
8 14 (2.98%) Adobe
8 14 (2.98%) Talend
9 9 (1.91%) Ab Initio
10 7 (1.49%) Splunk
10 7 (1.49%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.28%) Sparx
12 5 (1.06%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.06%) IBM
13 4 (0.85%) Dataiku
13 4 (0.85%) ServiceNow