Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 175 177
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 74 32 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.24% 0.55% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.67% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 36
North West median daily rate £361 £610 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.88% +19.02% +1.23%
10th Percentile £313 £235 £263
90th Percentile £638 £755 £700
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
North West median hourly rate £18.50 £19.25 £12.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +48.31% -77.52%
10th Percentile £17.25 £17.00 £12.08
90th Percentile £19.75 £20.13 £13.88
England median hourly rate £33.75 £19.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +73.08% -30.36% +31.33%

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 5,001 4,785 6,132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.54% 82.08% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,157 2,932 3,859
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 195 179
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.23% +39.53% -27.65%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.73 £12.15
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.80 £51.60
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.25% +0.61% +4.55%

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 September 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 September 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 +3 33 £463 +23.33% 17
Cheshire +7 21 £361 +7.66% 5
Lancashire -2 12 £500 -18.03%
Merseyside +18 3 £328 +91.52% 3
Cumbria - 2 - - 1
Visualisation
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (48.65%) Data Visualisation
2 31 (41.89%) SQL
2 31 (41.89%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (32.43%) Analytics
4 20 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (24.32%) Tableau
6 16 (21.62%) Data Modelling
7 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (20.27%) Big Data
8 14 (18.92%) Open Source
8 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
9 13 (17.57%) Oracle
10 12 (16.22%) Finance
11 11 (14.86%) Data Analytics
11 11 (14.86%) Management Information System
11 11 (14.86%) Data Analysis
11 11 (14.86%) Unix
11 11 (14.86%) Service Design
11 11 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (13.51%) Power BI
12 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
12 10 (13.51%) Project Management
12 10 (13.51%) Data Management
12 10 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
13 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
13 9 (12.16%) Data Quality
13 9 (12.16%) MongoDB

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 9 (12.16%) SAS
2 5 (6.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Scribe Insight
1 1 (1.35%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.76%) GitHub
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (5.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (5.41%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (4.05%) Office 365
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (5.41%) Firewall
1 4 (5.41%) LAN
1 4 (5.41%) Network Security
1 4 (5.41%) WAN
2 3 (4.05%) VPN
2 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (20.27%) Big Data
3 10 (13.51%) Power BI
4 9 (12.16%) MongoDB
4 9 (12.16%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (10.81%) Data Mining
5 8 (10.81%) Hadoop
5 8 (10.81%) HBase
5 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
6 7 (9.46%) Apache Hive
6 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 7 (9.46%) Pentaho
6 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (6.76%) Data Lake
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (5.41%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (5.41%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (4.05%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (4.05%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) ERwin
2 2 (2.70%) MSI
2 2 (2.70%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Billing
3 2 (2.70%) Legal
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Architect
2 18 (24.32%) Developer
3 17 (22.97%) Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Data Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Technical Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Data Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Power BI Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Data Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Tableau Developer
9 4 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Lead Architect
10 3 (4.05%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) HTML
2 8 (10.81%) XML
3 5 (6.76%) JSON
4 4 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.70%) OCX
5 2 (2.70%) REST
6 1 (1.35%) HTML5
6 1 (1.35%) jQuery
6 1 (1.35%) Kafka
6 1 (1.35%) MDX
6 1 (1.35%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.35%) Node.js
6 1 (1.35%) NumPy
6 1 (1.35%) OAuth
6 1 (1.35%) SAML
6 1 (1.35%) SciPy
6 1 (1.35%) Spring
6 1 (1.35%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (1.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.76%) NHS
4 5 (6.76%) Taxonomies
5 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.41%) User Experience
6 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.70%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.70%) Social Media
8 1 (1.35%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Unix
2 5 (6.76%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) Data Visualisation
2 31 (41.89%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (32.43%) Analytics
4 20 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (21.62%) Data Modelling
6 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (18.92%) Open Source
8 11 (14.86%) Data Analysis
8 11 (14.86%) Data Analytics
8 11 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (14.86%) Service Design
9 10 (13.51%) Data Management
9 10 (13.51%) Project Management
10 9 (12.16%) Dashboard Development
10 9 (12.16%) SFIA
11 8 (10.81%) Business Analysis
11 8 (10.81%) Change Control
11 8 (10.81%) Data Integration
11 8 (10.81%) Data Security
11 8 (10.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.89%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.46%) Python
3 7 (9.46%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.76%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.41%) Java
5 4 (5.41%) Perl
6 3 (4.05%) C
7 2 (2.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.70%) VB
7 2 (2.70%) VBScript
8 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) CCNA
2 4 (5.41%) CCNP
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.35%) APMG
4 1 (1.35%) CIPD
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.35%) GIAC
4 1 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) Data Quality
2 8 (10.81%) QA
3 3 (4.05%) PMO
4 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.70%) XenApp
2 1 (1.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) SCCM
1 2 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.35%) Grafana
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Tableau
2 13 (17.57%) Oracle
3 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.46%) CA
4 7 (9.46%) Informatica
5 5 (6.76%) AlienVault
5 5 (6.76%) Talend
6 4 (5.41%) Cisco
6 4 (5.41%) Hyperion
6 4 (5.41%) Juniper
7 2 (2.70%) Citrix
7 2 (2.70%) Ivanti
7 2 (2.70%) Splunk
7 2 (2.70%) VMware
7 2 (2.70%) Xerox
8 1 (1.35%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.35%) Attivio
8 1 (1.35%) Dundas
8 1 (1.35%) Google
8 1 (1.35%) LogRhythm