Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 150 179
Rank change year-on-year -4 +29 +14
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 67 57 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.13% 1.01% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.23% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 52 20
North West median daily rate £388 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +5.88% -8.11%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £311
90th Percentile £650 £755 £700
England median daily rate £463 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
North West median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £12.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.13% +50.23% -77.52%
10th Percentile £17.25 £16.25 £12.08
90th Percentile £19.75 £21.00 £13.88
England median hourly rate £24.80 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -28.57% +30.23%

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 4,932 4,652 5,599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.88% 82.51% 85.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,116 2,990 3,593
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £562
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 205 174
North West median hourly rate £22.22 £28.00 £21.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.66% +33.19% -29.26%
10th Percentile £11.73 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.60 £52.70 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.67
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.90% +3.03%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -12 30 £385 +6.21% 17
Cheshire -1 19 £500 +33.33% 8
Merseyside +1 10 £375 +119.30% 3
Lancashire -22 8 £775 +27.05%
Visualisation
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 34 (50.75%) Data Visualisation
2 30 (44.78%) SQL
3 26 (38.81%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (28.36%) Analytics
5 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
5 18 (26.87%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (25.37%) Power BI
7 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (17.91%) ETL
10 11 (16.42%) Data Modelling
10 11 (16.42%) Python
10 11 (16.42%) HTML
10 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
10 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (16.42%) Tableau
11 10 (14.93%) QA
11 10 (14.93%) Data Analytics
11 10 (14.93%) Data Analysis
11 10 (14.93%) Project Management
12 9 (13.43%) Oracle
12 9 (13.43%) Finance
12 9 (13.43%) Big Data
13 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
13 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
13 8 (11.94%) XML
13 8 (11.94%) Java
13 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Excel
14 7 (10.45%) Data Mining
14 7 (10.45%) Windows XP

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 5 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.97%) SAS
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.46%) GitHub
2 5 (7.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (5.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (5.97%) AWS CloudTrail
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) HTTP
1 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (25.37%) Power BI
3 9 (13.43%) Big Data
4 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
5 7 (10.45%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (10.45%) Data Mining
6 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (7.46%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
7 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
7 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (5.97%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (5.97%) HBase
9 3 (4.48%) Apache Hive
9 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
9 3 (4.48%) OLAP
9 3 (4.48%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MSI
1 7 (10.45%) Wise Package Studio
2 5 (7.46%) AdminStudio
3 2 (2.99%) ERwin
4 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.49%) RStudio
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Billing
3 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Legal
4 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Developer
2 11 (16.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Applications Packager
5 7 (10.45%) Power BI Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Architect
7 5 (7.46%) Data Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Data Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Designer
8 4 (5.97%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) SAP BI Developer
8 4 (5.97%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
8 4 (5.97%) SAP Developer
8 4 (5.97%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.48%) UX Designer
10 2 (2.99%) Lead Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) HTML
2 8 (11.94%) XML
3 7 (10.45%) OCX
4 6 (8.96%) CSS
5 5 (7.46%) JSON
6 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.99%) D3.js
7 2 (2.99%) REST
7 2 (2.99%) RESTful
8 1 (1.49%) Flask
8 1 (1.49%) HTML5
8 1 (1.49%) jQuery
8 1 (1.49%) Kafka
8 1 (1.49%) MDX
8 1 (1.49%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (1.49%) Node.js
8 1 (1.49%) NumPy
8 1 (1.49%) Pandas
8 1 (1.49%) SciPy
8 1 (1.49%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.46%) Taxonomies
3 3 (4.48%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.99%) FMCG
4 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.99%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Unix
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
1 7 (10.45%) Windows XP
2 6 (8.96%) Linux
3 5 (7.46%) Windows 10
3 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.46%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Data Visualisation
2 26 (38.81%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (28.36%) Analytics
4 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.91%) ETL
6 11 (16.42%) Data Modelling
6 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (14.93%) Data Analysis
7 10 (14.93%) Data Analytics
7 10 (14.93%) Project Management
8 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
9 7 (10.45%) Application Packaging
9 7 (10.45%) Application Virtualisation
9 7 (10.45%) Open Source
9 7 (10.45%) Personalization
9 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (10.45%) Scrum
9 7 (10.45%) Software Testing
9 7 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) SQL
2 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
2 11 (16.42%) Python
3 8 (11.94%) Java
4 7 (10.45%) VB
4 7 (10.45%) VBScript
5 5 (7.46%) C#
5 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.97%) Perl
7 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.99%) Go
8 2 (2.99%) R
8 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.49%) GIAC
3 1 (1.49%) PhD
3 1 (1.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) QA
2 7 (10.45%) SLA
3 3 (4.48%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.48%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (10.45%) Virtual Desktop
1 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (10.45%) XenApp
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.42%) Tableau
3 9 (13.43%) Oracle
4 7 (10.45%) Citrix
4 7 (10.45%) Ivanti
4 7 (10.45%) VMware
4 7 (10.45%) Xerox
5 6 (8.96%) Hyperion
5 6 (8.96%) SAP
6 5 (7.46%) AlienVault
6 5 (7.46%) Talend
7 2 (2.99%) CA
7 2 (2.99%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.99%) Informatica
7 2 (2.99%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.49%) Attivio
8 1 (1.49%) Cognos
8 1 (1.49%) Dundas
8 1 (1.49%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.49%) Splunk