Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Data Mining skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Mining over the 6 months to 18 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.

Data Mining
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 490 466 462
Rank change year-on-year -24 -4 +10
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 140 150 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.23% 1.41% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 99 118
London median daily rate £525 £500 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +23.08% -4.41%
10th Percentile £353 £317 £237
90th Percentile £738 £738 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
London median hourly rate - £30.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.91% -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £24.90 £21.75
% change year-on-year +70.70% +14.50% -

Data Mining is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 11,426 10,622 10,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.77% 23.60% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,481 7,783 7,357
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 56 42
London median hourly rate £27.62 £26.88 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.72% -19.75% +48.89%
10th Percentile £17.15 £18.25 £15.25
90th Percentile £47.68 £58.75 £99.90
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +4.49% +7.46% +3.64%

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Data Mining as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in London

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Mining in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Mining in London

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Mining in London over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Mining in London

Data Mining
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Mining in London

Data Mining
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the London region over the 6 months to 18 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
Central London -17 33 £575 -20.69% 8
South London -16 9 £500 +33.33% 2
East London -25 7 £500 +135.29% 3
West London -12 3 £485 +7.78% 5
North London -1 1 £475 -
Data Mining
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining 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 London region with a requirement for Data Mining.

1 70 (50.00%) Python
2 60 (42.86%) SQL
3 58 (41.43%) Finance
4 56 (40.00%) Analytics
5 54 (38.57%) Machine Learning
6 52 (37.14%) Data Science
7 50 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (32.86%) Hadoop
9 43 (30.71%) Apache Spark
10 40 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (27.86%) Banking
12 37 (26.43%) Algorithms
13 35 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
14 34 (24.29%) Big Data
15 33 (23.57%) Mathematics
16 32 (22.86%) Visualisation
16 32 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
17 29 (20.71%) R
18 26 (18.57%) Tableau
18 26 (18.57%) Oracle
18 26 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (18.57%) Data Modelling
19 25 (17.86%) ETL
20 23 (16.43%) Scrum
20 23 (16.43%) Investment Banking
20 23 (16.43%) Kafka
21 22 (15.71%) Natural Language Processing
21 22 (15.71%) JIRA
22 20 (14.29%) Migration
22 20 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

Data Mining
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 43 (30.71%) Apache Spark
2 12 (8.57%) SAS
3 9 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (6.43%) Gunicorn
3 9 (6.43%) nginx
4 8 (5.71%) Confluence
5 6 (4.29%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.86%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.71%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.71%) Data Workbench
4 1 (0.71%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.43%) Route 53
3 9 (6.43%) Serverless
4 8 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (2.86%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.86%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (2.86%) Heroku
6 4 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.43%) AdWords
7 2 (1.43%) SaaS
8 1 (0.71%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) Kerberos
1 4 (2.86%) SSL
1 4 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (32.86%) Hadoop
2 34 (24.29%) Big Data
3 20 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (14.29%) Power BI
4 14 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (8.57%) Data Lake
5 12 (8.57%) MongoDB
5 12 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 12 (8.57%) SQL Server
6 10 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 10 (7.14%) Spotfire
7 9 (6.43%) Apache Hive
7 9 (6.43%) HBase
8 8 (5.71%) SAP HANA
9 7 (5.00%) SAP BW
10 6 (4.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (3.57%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (3.57%) HDInsight
11 5 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (15.71%) JIRA
2 15 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.57%) Appium
3 5 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.57%) Selenium
4 4 (2.86%) FishEye
5 3 (2.14%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.71%) JMeter
General
1 58 (41.43%) Finance
2 39 (27.86%) Banking
3 23 (16.43%) Investment Banking
4 11 (7.86%) Front Office
5 7 (5.00%) Marketing
5 7 (5.00%) Retail
6 6 (4.29%) Advertising
7 5 (3.57%) Games
8 4 (2.86%) Retail Banking
9 3 (2.14%) French Language
9 3 (2.14%) Law
9 3 (2.14%) Legal
10 2 (1.43%) Arabic Language
10 2 (1.43%) Back Office
10 2 (1.43%) German Language
11 1 (0.71%) Electronics
11 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (27.14%) Analyst
2 33 (23.57%) Developer
3 21 (15.00%) Data Analyst
4 19 (13.57%) Data Scientist
5 17 (12.14%) Python Developer
6 16 (11.43%) Business Analyst
7 13 (9.29%) Data Engineer
8 11 (7.86%) Scrum Master
9 9 (6.43%) Architect
10 8 (5.71%) Banking Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 6 (4.29%) Finance Business Analyst
12 6 (4.29%) Machine Learning Developer
13 5 (3.57%) Big Data Engineer
13 5 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 5 (3.57%) IT Analyst
13 5 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
13 5 (3.57%) SAP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.43%) Kafka
2 22 (15.71%) Natural Language Processing
3 13 (9.29%) Node.js
4 12 (8.57%) HTML
5 11 (7.86%) XML
6 9 (6.43%) LDAP
6 9 (6.43%) RESTful
7 8 (5.71%) CSS
7 8 (5.71%) HTML5
8 6 (4.29%) React
9 5 (3.57%) REST
10 4 (2.86%) CSS3
10 4 (2.86%) Django
10 4 (2.86%) Express
10 4 (2.86%) LESS
10 4 (2.86%) Mongoose
10 4 (2.86%) Play Framework
10 4 (2.86%) RSS
10 4 (2.86%) Sass
11 3 (2.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (26.43%) Algorithms
3 19 (13.57%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.14%) Robotics
5 9 (6.43%) Fixed Income
6 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.86%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.86%) Fintech
7 4 (2.86%) User Experience
8 3 (2.14%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.14%) Derivative
8 3 (2.14%) Equities
8 3 (2.14%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.14%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.43%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.43%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.43%) Social Media
10 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.86%) Unix
2 16 (11.43%) Linux
3 9 (6.43%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.71%) AIX
4 1 (0.71%) Windows
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (40.00%) Analytics
2 54 (38.57%) Machine Learning
3 52 (37.14%) Data Science
4 50 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 33 (23.57%) Mathematics
7 32 (22.86%) Visualisation
8 26 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (18.57%) Data Modelling
9 25 (17.86%) ETL
10 23 (16.43%) Scrum
11 20 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
11 20 (14.29%) Migration
12 19 (13.57%) Data Analytics
13 18 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (12.14%) Data Engineering
14 17 (12.14%) DevOps
15 15 (10.71%) Data Integration
15 15 (10.71%) Predictive Modelling
15 15 (10.71%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 70 (50.00%) Python
2 60 (42.86%) SQL
3 29 (20.71%) R
4 16 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.00%) Java
6 11 (7.86%) Scala
7 10 (7.14%) MATLAB
8 7 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.57%) C#
10 4 (2.86%) ES6
10 4 (2.86%) Perl
11 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (1.43%) PHP
12 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.71%) ABAP
13 1 (0.71%) C
13 1 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (12.14%) Degree
2 10 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 10 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.43%) PhD
4 8 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.43%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.71%) CIPD
6 1 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.29%) GDPR
2 6 (4.29%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.71%) PSD2
System Software
1 11 (7.86%) Docker
2 10 (7.14%) Apache Flume
3 6 (4.29%) HDFS
4 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) Terraform
2 4 (2.86%) Ansible
2 4 (2.86%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.71%) Kibana
Vendors
1 26 (18.57%) Oracle
1 26 (18.57%) Tableau
2 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.86%) Alteryx
4 10 (7.14%) Informatica
4 10 (7.14%) Talend
5 9 (6.43%) SAP
6 8 (5.71%) Murex
7 5 (3.57%) Google
7 5 (3.57%) Perfecto Mobile
8 4 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.86%) Hortonworks
8 4 (2.86%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.86%) IBM
9 3 (2.14%) AlienVault
9 3 (2.14%) Cognos
9 3 (2.14%) GoldenSource
10 2 (1.43%) Databricks
10 2 (1.43%) Facebook
10 2 (1.43%) Twitter