Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Data Mining skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Mining over the 6 months to 20 July 2019 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.

Data Mining
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 213 178 189
Rank change year-on-year -35 +11 +11
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 8 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.13% 0.43% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 2.06% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 7
South West median daily rate £300 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% - -9.33%
England median daily rate £495 £487 £450
% change year-on-year +1.65% +8.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £10.50 - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -25.93% +88.37% -21.82%

Data Mining is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,164 1,119 1,027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.43% 20.89% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 772 648
South West median daily rate £450 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.52% +3.33%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £262
90th Percentile £590 £538 £518
England median daily rate £484 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.89% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 25
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.49% -7.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £10.08 £18.88 £12.60
90th Percentile £43.95 £55.43 £49.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £29.81
% change year-on-year +7.69% +9.02% +4.60%

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Data Mining as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in the South West

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Mining in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Mining in the South West

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Mining in the South West over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Mining in the South West

Data Mining
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Mining in the South West

Data Mining
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 July 2019. 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
Somerset -4 2 £425 +21.43%
Bristol -10 2 - - 2
Wiltshire -41 2 £288 -32.35%
Cornwall +8 1 £200 -13.04% 5
Gloucestershire - 1 £500 -
Data Mining
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining 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 South West region with a requirement for Data Mining.

1 6 (75.00%) Machine Learning
1 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Statistics
3 3 (37.50%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Data Science
4 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) MS Access
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Windows

Data Mining
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) HBase
2 1 (12.50%) Mixpanel
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) WhereScape RED
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (12.50%) D3.js
2 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (12.50%) ggplot
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Data Science
3 3 (37.50%) Statistics
4 2 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (12.50%) Anomaly Detection
5 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
5 1 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Naive Bayes
5 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Sentiment Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Support Vector Machines
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) R
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Palantir