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 3 months to 30 April 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.

Data Mining
England / South West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 129 142
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13  
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.04% 1.70% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Median daily rate £425 £513 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +24.24%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £48.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -65.97% +94.00%  

Data Mining is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 479 589 672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.39% 20.07% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 427 465
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £13.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.75 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.23% -  

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Data Mining as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 3 £413 +3.12%
Gloucestershire +7 2 £425 - 1
Data Mining
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining 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 South West region with a requirement for Data Mining.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Teradata
3 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Validation
3 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) HNC
5 2 (28.57%) HND
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) B2B
6 1 (14.29%) ACCA
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) CIMA
6 1 (14.29%) Data Security
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Database Marketing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Teradata Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Teradata Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
4 1 (14.29%) Data Deduplication
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Database Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) HNC
1 2 (28.57%) HND
2 1 (14.29%) ACCA
2 1 (14.29%) CIMA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Teradata