Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 188 179
Rank change year-on-year +37 -9 +3
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 48 35 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 0.51% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.61% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 18 37
North West median daily rate £610 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.13% +4.17% -7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £289 £300
90th Percentile £755 £700 £760
England median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
North West median hourly rate £19.50 £12.98 £57.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.23% -77.52% +305.26%
England median hourly rate £19.75 £28.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year -29.46% +29.39% -1.64%

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 4593 5726 6975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.31% 83.84% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2929 3694 4234
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 166 284
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.13 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +40 26 £338 -10.00% 9
Lancashire +21 9 £610 +103.33%
Cheshire +2 9 £375 -30.23% 2
Merseyside 0 3 £171 - 1
Visualisation
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Visualisation.

1 20 (41.67%) SQL
1 20 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 14 (29.17%) Finance
3 14 (29.17%) Analytics
4 12 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
5 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (22.92%) Data Quality
5 11 (22.92%) Wireframes
6 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (20.83%) Photoshop
6 10 (20.83%) Adobe
6 10 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (18.75%) 3D Graphics
7 9 (18.75%) 3ds Max
7 9 (18.75%) Project Planning
7 9 (18.75%) Animation
7 9 (18.75%) Photography
7 9 (18.75%) Time Management
7 9 (18.75%) Texturing
7 9 (18.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 9 (18.75%) Tableau
7 9 (18.75%) ZBrush
7 9 (18.75%) 3D Modelling
7 9 (18.75%) Power BI
7 9 (18.75%) SFIA
8 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (16.67%) Data Security
8 8 (16.67%) SAS

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 8 (16.67%) SAS
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Photoshop
2 9 (18.75%) 3ds Max
2 9 (18.75%) ZBrush
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) LAN
1 1 (2.08%) WAN
1 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (18.75%) Power BI
5 7 (14.58%) Big Data
5 7 (14.58%) Hadoop
6 6 (12.50%) Apache Hive
6 6 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (12.50%) Data Lake
6 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (12.50%) HBase
6 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 6 (12.50%) Pentaho
6 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (8.33%) QlikView
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (4.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) ERwin
2 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) 3D Modeller
3 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Lead Data Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Business Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) QlikView Developer
8 2 (4.17%) 3D Artist
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (12.50%) CSS
2 6 (12.50%) Node.js
2 6 (12.50%) React
2 6 (12.50%) REST
3 3 (6.25%) COM
4 1 (2.08%) Velocity
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.75%) 3D Graphics
2 9 (18.75%) Animation
2 9 (18.75%) Photography
3 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.33%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 14 (29.17%) Analytics
4 11 (22.92%) Wireframes
5 9 (18.75%) 3D Modelling
5 9 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 9 (18.75%) SFIA
5 9 (18.75%) Texturing
5 9 (18.75%) Time Management
6 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.67%) Data Security
7 7 (14.58%) Data Governance
7 7 (14.58%) Data Management
7 7 (14.58%) Data Modelling
7 7 (14.58%) Metadata Management
8 6 (12.50%) Data Strategy
8 6 (12.50%) Information Assurance
8 6 (12.50%) Open Source
8 6 (12.50%) OWASP
8 6 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) C#
2 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.17%) R
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) APMG
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) Data Quality
2 6 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) PMO
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Adobe
2 9 (18.75%) Tableau
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.50%) CA
4 6 (12.50%) Informatica
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.08%) Juniper
6 1 (2.08%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.08%) WorldPay