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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 97 93
Rank change year-on-year +23 -4  
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 14 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.06% 0.56% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.67% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Median daily rate £425 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -7.27% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £44.96 £25.50
% change year-on-year -5.51% +76.29%  

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 1066 1496 1271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.70% 83.53% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 900 680
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.60% +8.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 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 29 March 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 13 (68.42%) Data Visualisation
2 10 (52.63%) Tableau
3 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) QlikView
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (26.32%) ETL
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Qlik Sense
7 5 (26.32%) Actionable Insight
8 4 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
8 4 (21.05%) Data Management
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
9 3 (15.79%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (15.79%) User Experience
10 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (10.53%) KNIME
10 2 (10.53%) Power BI
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (10.53%) Wireframes
10 2 (10.53%) Data Mining

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 2 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
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 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) QlikView
3 5 (26.32%) Qlik Sense
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
6 2 (10.53%) KNIME
6 2 (10.53%) Power BI
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (5.26%) Big Data
7 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.26%) DB2
7 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
7 1 (5.26%) Lumira
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) QlikView Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Tableau Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Tableau Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (10.53%) DBA
5 2 (10.53%) PowerShell Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Management Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) REST
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Data Visualisation
2 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Actionable Insight
3 5 (26.32%) ETL
4 4 (21.05%) Data Management
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) Wireframes
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Tableau
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle