Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 June 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.

Visualization
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 156 170
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14 -24
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 72 42 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.23% 0.77% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.93% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 21 44
North West median daily rate £384 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.71% -19.05% -16.00%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £234
90th Percentile £636 £675 £693
England median daily rate £480 £467 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% +3.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £42.48 £47.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.56% -11.34% -17.04%
England median hourly rate £36.50 £42.48 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.07% +17.99% +80.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,995 4,520 6,402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.53% 82.80% 83.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,129 2,759 3,925
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £250 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 211 214
North West median hourly rate £22.65 £34.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.38% +4.62% +30.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.35 £53.00 £49.93
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Visualisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Visualisation in the North West

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualisation in the North West

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualisation in the North West over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualisation in the North West

Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualisation in the North West

Visualisation
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualisation within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 June 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
Manchester -5 39 £388 -8.82% 24
Cheshire -12 13 £368 +14.94% 3
Lancashire - 12 £563 - 2
Cumbria - 2 - - 1
Visualisation
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Visualisation.

1 38 (52.78%) Data Visualisation
2 30 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (29.17%) SQL
4 20 (27.78%) Tableau
5 19 (26.39%) Analytics
6 18 (25.00%) Finance
7 16 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (20.83%) Big Data
9 14 (19.44%) Open Source
9 14 (19.44%) Data Modelling
10 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (16.67%) SAS
11 12 (16.67%) SFIA
11 12 (16.67%) Decision-Making
12 11 (15.28%) Service Design
13 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
13 10 (13.89%) Data Management
13 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
13 10 (13.89%) Data Quality
13 10 (13.89%) Data Analytics
13 10 (13.89%) User Experience
14 9 (12.50%) Power BI
14 9 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (12.50%) Wireframes
14 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
14 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
14 9 (12.50%) Service Management
14 9 (12.50%) PostgreSQL

Visualisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (16.67%) SAS
2 5 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.94%) Adobe After Effects
2 5 (6.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (6.94%) Adobe Premiere
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.56%) 3ds Max
3 4 (5.56%) InVision
3 4 (5.56%) ZBrush
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.39%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Scribe Insight
1 1 (1.39%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (5.56%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (4.17%) Office 365
5 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.78%) GitHub
6 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (5.56%) Firewall
1 4 (5.56%) LAN
1 4 (5.56%) Network Security
1 4 (5.56%) VPN
1 4 (5.56%) WAN
2 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) Big Data
1 15 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (12.50%) Power BI
3 8 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 8 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 8 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.72%) Apache Hive
4 7 (9.72%) Data Mining
4 7 (9.72%) HBase
4 7 (9.72%) Pentaho
5 5 (6.94%) Data Lake
5 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.17%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (4.17%) QlikView
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) ERwin
2 4 (5.56%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Architect
2 19 (26.39%) Developer
3 15 (20.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 11 (15.28%) Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Tableau Developer
5 8 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Data Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Power BI Developer
8 4 (5.56%) 3D Modeller
8 4 (5.56%) Designer
8 4 (5.56%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) UX Designer
9 3 (4.17%) Lead Product Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) CSS
1 6 (8.33%) HTML
2 4 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (4.17%) Velocity
3 3 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.39%) Flash
4 1 (1.39%) Flask
4 1 (1.39%) Node.js
4 1 (1.39%) NumPy
4 1 (1.39%) Pandas
4 1 (1.39%) REST
4 1 (1.39%) SciPy
4 1 (1.39%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.89%) User Experience
3 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (5.56%) Animation
4 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.56%) Photography
5 3 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.17%) NHS
6 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.78%) Social Media
7 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.39%) CUDA
7 1 (1.39%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Linux
1 7 (9.72%) Unix
2 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) Data Visualisation
2 30 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (26.39%) Analytics
4 16 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (19.44%) Data Modelling
6 14 (19.44%) Open Source
7 12 (16.67%) Decision-Making
7 12 (16.67%) SFIA
8 11 (15.28%) Service Design
9 10 (13.89%) Data Analytics
9 10 (13.89%) Data Management
10 9 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (12.50%) Service Management
10 9 (12.50%) Wireframes
11 8 (11.11%) Change Control
11 8 (11.11%) Data Integration
11 8 (11.11%) Metadata Management
11 8 (11.11%) Migration
11 8 (11.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) SQL
2 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.17%) C
4 3 (4.17%) Python
4 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.39%) C++
5 1 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.39%) Java
5 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) Degree
3 4 (5.56%) CCNA
3 4 (5.56%) CCNP
3 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.17%) APMG
5 2 (2.78%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CIPD
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.39%) GIAC
6 1 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.94%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) GCP
3 1 (1.39%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Ansible
1 1 (1.39%) Consul
1 1 (1.39%) Grafana
1 1 (1.39%) Packer
1 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Tableau
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle
3 7 (9.72%) CA
3 7 (9.72%) Informatica
3 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.33%) Adobe
5 5 (6.94%) AlienVault
6 4 (5.56%) Cisco
6 4 (5.56%) Juniper
7 3 (4.17%) Alteryx
8 2 (2.78%) Google
8 2 (2.78%) Splunk
9 1 (1.39%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.39%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.39%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.39%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.39%) Talend
9 1 (1.39%) Teradata
9 1 (1.39%) Vertica