The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Visualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visualisation over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 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.

Visualisation
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 90 89
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 5 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 0.60% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.73% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Median daily rate £375 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £248 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £552 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.36 £57.75
% change year-on-year - -63.02%  

Visualisation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1116 1498 1159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.23% 82.35% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 903 671
Median daily rate £390 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 34
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -3.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Visualisation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Visualisation in Manchester

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Visualisation in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualisation in Manchester

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualisation in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualisation in Manchester

Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualisation in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualisation in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Visualisation.

1 12 (63.16%) Data Visualisation
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
3 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (42.11%) Tableau
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (26.32%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (26.32%) Actionable Insight
7 4 (21.05%) Power BI
7 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
7 4 (21.05%) Data Management
7 4 (21.05%) QlikView
7 4 (21.05%) Data Quality
8 3 (15.79%) Analytics
8 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
8 3 (15.79%) Data Mining
8 3 (15.79%) ETL
8 3 (15.79%) SAS
8 3 (15.79%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (15.79%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (10.53%) KNIME

Visualisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (15.79%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) SPSS
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (21.05%) Power BI
3 4 (21.05%) QlikView
4 3 (15.79%) Data Mining
4 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.79%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (10.53%) KNIME
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.26%) DB2
6 1 (5.26%) Lumira
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Tableau Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (15.79%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Tableau Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Public Sector Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) REST
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Data Visualisation
2 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Actionable Insight
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (26.32%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (21.05%) Data Management
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.79%) ETL
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (10.53%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (5.26%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
8 1 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (5.26%) ETL Development
8 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) R
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Tableau
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) SAP