Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 16 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 > South West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 177 157
Rank change year-on-year +71 -20 +20
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 134 27 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.07% 0.49% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 0.59% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 20 33
South West median daily rate £425 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% +8.93% -17.65%
10th Percentile £313 £257 £258
90th Percentile £500 £554 £494
England median daily rate £475 £475 £428
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
South West median hourly rate £37.50 - £48.00
10th Percentile £36.25 - £42.00
90th Percentile £38.75 - £50.16
England median hourly rate £24.80 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -28.57% +29.81%

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 South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,558 4,601 4,654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.78% 83.37% 82.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,556 2,895 3,114
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £276 £253 £240
90th Percentile £575 £560 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 197 297
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.92%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.13 £49.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.70% +4.55%

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Visualisation in the South West

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualisation in the South West

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualisation in the South West over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualisation in the South West

Visualisation
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 Visualisation in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualisation in the South West

Visualisation
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 Visualisation within the South West region over the 6 months to 16 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
Bristol +20 44 £400 +6.67% 11
Cornwall +18 36 - -
Wiltshire -6 27 £425 +7.94% 4
Somerset +2 11 £350 -36.36% 1
Dorset +7 6 £425 +36.00% 3
Devon +4 6 £450 -23.40% 2
Gloucestershire -15 2 £450 +38.46% 3
Visualisation
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 South West region with a requirement for Visualisation.

1 83 (61.94%) Data Visualisation
2 58 (43.28%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (32.84%) Degree
4 39 (29.10%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (28.36%) Games
6 36 (26.87%) Postgraduate
7 34 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (23.88%) Collaborative Working
9 30 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (20.90%) SQL
10 28 (20.90%) Time Management
11 26 (19.40%) JavaScript
12 25 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (17.91%) Data Science
14 22 (16.42%) Instructional Design
14 22 (16.42%) Data Mining
14 22 (16.42%) Dimensional Modelling
15 21 (15.67%) Tableau
15 21 (15.67%) HTML
15 21 (15.67%) People Management
16 20 (14.93%) User Experience
16 20 (14.93%) Power BI
16 20 (14.93%) CSS
16 20 (14.93%) Python
16 20 (14.93%) User Stories
17 17 (12.69%) Manufacturing
18 14 (10.45%) Infographics
19 13 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 13 (9.70%) Microsoft
20 12 (8.96%) ETL

Visualisation
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 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.49%) CMS
2 2 (1.49%) Confluence
3 1 (0.75%) SAS
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.24%) SPSS
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.49%) Azure Machine Learning
2 2 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.75%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (0.75%) npm
3 1 (0.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.73%) HTTP
2 2 (1.49%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.10%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (16.42%) Data Mining
3 20 (14.93%) Power BI
4 13 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (7.46%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (5.22%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.73%) Big Data
9 4 (2.99%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.24%) QlikView
11 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.75%) Biml
12 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.75%) OLAP
12 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.22%) Subversion
3 3 (2.24%) JIRA
3 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.49%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.75%) Bower
5 1 (0.75%) gulp
5 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.75%) Selenium
5 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (28.36%) Games
2 17 (12.69%) Manufacturing
3 11 (8.21%) Automotive
3 11 (8.21%) Finance
4 7 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.24%) Marketing
6 2 (1.49%) Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Electronics
6 2 (1.49%) Legal
6 2 (1.49%) Publishing
6 2 (1.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (41.79%) Developer
2 32 (23.88%) Analyst
3 26 (19.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 20 (14.93%) Business Analyst
4 20 (14.93%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 19 (14.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 17 (12.69%) Designer
7 9 (6.72%) Tableau Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Games Designer
8 8 (5.97%) Games Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.48%) Consultant
10 6 (4.48%) Games Artist
11 5 (3.73%) Power BI Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Data Analyst
12 4 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Product Manager
12 4 (2.99%) Web Developer
13 3 (2.24%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 3 (2.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.67%) HTML
2 20 (14.93%) CSS
3 10 (7.46%) HTML5
4 9 (6.72%) D3.js
5 8 (5.97%) AngularJS
5 8 (5.97%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 7 (5.22%) React
7 5 (3.73%) Node.js
8 3 (2.24%) Highcharts JS
8 3 (2.24%) MDX
8 3 (2.24%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.49%) Django
9 2 (1.49%) jQuery
9 2 (1.49%) REST
9 2 (1.49%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (1.49%) Spring
9 2 (1.49%) Spring Boot
9 2 (1.49%) Web Services
10 1 (0.75%) GraphQL
10 1 (0.75%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (14.93%) User Experience
3 5 (3.73%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.24%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.49%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.49%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) PKI
6 1 (0.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.22%) Linux
2 5 (3.73%) Mac OS X
2 5 (3.73%) Unix
3 2 (1.49%) Android
3 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.49%) CentOS
3 2 (1.49%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.49%) Windows
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (61.94%) Data Visualisation
2 58 (43.28%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (23.88%) Collaborative Working
4 30 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (20.90%) Time Management
6 25 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (17.91%) Data Science
8 22 (16.42%) Dimensional Modelling
8 22 (16.42%) Instructional Design
9 21 (15.67%) People Management
10 20 (14.93%) User Stories
11 14 (10.45%) Infographics
12 12 (8.96%) ETL
13 10 (7.46%) Analytics
14 9 (6.72%) Dashboard Development
15 8 (5.97%) Pedagogy
15 8 (5.97%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 8 (5.97%) UX Design
15 8 (5.97%) Web Development
16 7 (5.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.90%) SQL
2 26 (19.40%) JavaScript
3 20 (14.93%) Python
4 8 (5.97%) C#
5 6 (4.48%) R
6 5 (3.73%) Ruby
7 3 (2.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (2.24%) Scala
7 3 (2.24%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.49%) Java
8 2 (1.49%) Java 8
8 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.75%) C
9 1 (0.75%) C++
9 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (32.84%) Degree
2 36 (26.87%) Postgraduate
3 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.24%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.49%) CCNA
6 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.49%) MBA
7 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.24%) GDPR
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) Tableau
2 13 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.99%) SAP
4 3 (2.24%) Oracle
4 3 (2.24%) Splunk
5 2 (1.49%) Adobe
5 2 (1.49%) Apple
5 2 (1.49%) Cisco
5 2 (1.49%) Omniture
5 2 (1.49%) Teradata
6 1 (0.75%) Cognos
6 1 (0.75%) Google
6 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com