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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Visualisation
England / South West
Rank 124 101 118
Rank change year-on-year -23 +17  
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 13 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.51% 1.38% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.73% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 30 23
Median daily rate £421 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -5.71% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.78% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £44.96 £25.50
% change year-on-year -5.51% +76.29%  

Visualisation is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2099 2317 2454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.55% 79.87% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1527 1585
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 137 84
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Visualisation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Wiltshire +1 4 £441 -6.66% 2
Bristol -20 4 £788 +101.92% 4
Gloucestershire +4 2 - - 3
Devon -5 2 £400 - 1
Visualisation
England

Visualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Data Visualisation
3 8 (33.33%) Tableau
4 7 (29.17%) Python
5 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (25.00%) Adobe
5 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) CSS
6 5 (20.83%) Analytics
7 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) QlikView
8 3 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (12.50%) Scala
8 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) CSS3
8 3 (12.50%) D3.js
8 3 (12.50%) Open Source
8 3 (12.50%) HTML5
8 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) C

Visualisation
Top Related 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 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Jupyter
2 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (8.33%) InDesign
2 2 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (16.67%) QlikView
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Power BI
3 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.17%) GIS
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) HBase
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Axure RP
1 2 (8.33%) Capybara
1 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) git-flow
1 2 (8.33%) JUnit
1 2 (8.33%) RSpec
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Tableau Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Scientific Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) UI Designer
4 2 (8.33%) UI/UX Designer
4 2 (8.33%) UX Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Chief Data Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Report Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Architect
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) CSS
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (12.50%) CSS3
2 3 (12.50%) D3.js
2 3 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) Dropwizard
3 2 (8.33%) Highcharts JS
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (8.33%) Sass
3 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) Kafka
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) React
4 1 (4.17%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (4.17%) XHTML
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Data Visualisation
2 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.83%) Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Open Source
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Data Governance
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Security
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Usability Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.50%) C
5 3 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) C++
5 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 3 (12.50%) Scala
6 2 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) R
7 1 (4.17%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ambari
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (4.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Tableau
2 6 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.17%) ESRI