Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 July 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
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 617 576
Rank change year-on-year +62 -41 -84
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 295 285 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.38% 1.17% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 203 214
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £192
90th Percentile £575 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.67% +21.95% +2.50%
10th Percentile £14.10 £18.49 £25.00
90th Percentile £40.15 £52.30 £77.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £48.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -65.98% +94.00% +19.93%

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 with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 21366 24272 26198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.47% 22.06% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14214 16253 16963
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £619 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 377 355
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +14.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £13.85
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £30.10 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.30% +20.41% -13.04%

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Mining as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Mining over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Mining over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. 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
England +55 259 £450 +5.88% 62
London +15 143 £500 +5.26% 22
UK excluding London +74 137 £415 +10.67% 45
South East +29 32 £394 +8.62% 5
North of England +52 28 £400 +8.11% 16
East of England +9 28 £420 +8.39% 6
Scotland +52 22 £425 +25.93% 5
North West +25 18 £381 -7.58% 13
South West +5 15 £425 -9.33% 9
Midlands +19 11 £406 +8.33% 4
Yorkshire +18 10 £420 +20.00% 3
East Midlands -9 6 £419 +6.35% 2
West Midlands +26 5 £356 -5.00% 2
Wales -4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 with a requirement for Data Mining.

1 164 (55.59%) SQL
2 116 (39.32%) Analytics
3 103 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
4 90 (30.51%) Finance
5 79 (26.78%) Data Modelling
6 72 (24.41%) R
7 71 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
8 68 (23.05%) Python
8 68 (23.05%) Machine Learning
9 66 (22.37%) ETL
10 65 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (21.69%) Big Data
12 62 (21.02%) Data Analysis
13 60 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
14 58 (19.66%) Oracle
15 50 (16.95%) Visualisation
16 48 (16.27%) Hadoop
17 46 (15.59%) Microsoft Excel
18 45 (15.25%) Statistics
19 42 (14.24%) MySQL
20 41 (13.90%) Tableau
20 41 (13.90%) Mathematics
21 40 (13.56%) SQL Server
21 40 (13.56%) SAS
21 40 (13.56%) Banking
22 36 (12.20%) Degree
22 36 (12.20%) Data Quality
23 34 (11.53%) Marketing
24 33 (11.19%) Microsoft
25 32 (10.85%) Java

Data Mining
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 40 (13.56%) SAS
2 27 (9.15%) Apache Spark
3 23 (7.80%) Apache Pig
4 15 (5.08%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.69%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.69%) IIS
7 3 (1.02%) Apache
7 3 (1.02%) Confluence
8 2 (0.68%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.68%) JBoss
8 2 (0.68%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.68%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.34%) CMS
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (15.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (7.80%) SPSS
3 15 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (4.41%) MS Visio
5 12 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (3.05%) Stata
7 3 (1.02%) Mingle
8 2 (0.68%) EViews
8 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.68%) SPSS Modeler
8 2 (0.68%) Weka
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.02%) FastStats
2 3 (1.02%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.68%) Data Workbench
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.34%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.34%) Relativity
4 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.03%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.36%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.36%) Trello
6 3 (1.02%) Akamai
6 3 (1.02%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (0.68%) Data Lake Analytics
7 2 (0.68%) PaaS
7 2 (0.68%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.34%) GitHub
8 1 (0.34%) Office 365
8 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.34%) Quay.io
8 1 (0.34%) Slack
8 1 (0.34%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.69%) Internet
2 3 (1.02%) Network Security
3 2 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (21.69%) Big Data
2 60 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (16.27%) Hadoop
4 42 (14.24%) MySQL
5 40 (13.56%) SQL Server
6 30 (10.17%) Relational Database
7 29 (9.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (8.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (7.80%) Power BI
10 22 (7.46%) Apache Hive
10 22 (7.46%) MongoDB
11 18 (6.10%) Ingres
11 18 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (5.76%) NoSQL
13 13 (4.41%) QlikView
14 12 (4.07%) Oracle Database
15 11 (3.73%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (3.39%) HBase
17 9 (3.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 7 (2.37%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (2.03%) JIRA
1 6 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.36%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.02%) Toad
5 1 (0.34%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.34%) PowerDesigner
General
1 90 (30.51%) Finance
2 40 (13.56%) Banking
3 34 (11.53%) Marketing
4 17 (5.76%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.39%) Games
5 10 (3.39%) Retail
6 7 (2.37%) Legal
7 6 (2.03%) Front Office
8 5 (1.69%) Advertising
9 4 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.02%) Automotive
10 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.02%) Law
10 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.68%) Back Office
11 2 (0.68%) Billing
11 2 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 130 (44.07%) Analyst
2 57 (19.32%) Developer
3 53 (17.97%) Data Analyst
4 44 (14.92%) Data Scientist
5 32 (10.85%) Business Analyst
6 19 (6.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 13 (4.41%) Architect
8 12 (4.07%) Technical Analyst
9 11 (3.73%) Consultant
9 11 (3.73%) Data Engineer
9 11 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (3.39%) Big Data Engineer
11 9 (3.05%) Big Data Developer
11 9 (3.05%) Security Analyst
11 9 (3.05%) SQL Analyst
12 8 (2.71%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (2.71%) Digital Analyst
12 8 (2.71%) Python Developer
13 7 (2.37%) ETL Developer
13 7 (2.37%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.47%) XML
2 18 (6.10%) Middleware
3 15 (5.08%) XSLT
4 12 (4.07%) Natural Language Processing
5 9 (3.05%) Kafka
5 9 (3.05%) Web Services
6 8 (2.71%) CSS
6 8 (2.71%) HTML
7 7 (2.37%) MDX
8 5 (1.69%) D3.js
8 5 (1.69%) Lucene
9 4 (1.36%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.36%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.36%) JMS
9 4 (1.36%) Play Framework
9 4 (1.36%) REST
9 4 (1.36%) Spring
10 3 (1.02%) .NET
10 3 (1.02%) CSS3
10 3 (1.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 103 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.83%) Computer Science
3 24 (8.14%) Algorithms
4 13 (4.41%) Data Structures
5 11 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.05%) Market Risk
7 8 (2.71%) Blog
8 7 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.03%) Credit Risk
9 6 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (2.03%) Robotics
10 5 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.69%) Fintech
10 5 (1.69%) NHS
10 5 (1.69%) Social Media
10 5 (1.69%) User Experience
11 4 (1.36%) Clustering
11 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.36%) Replication
11 4 (1.36%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.10%) Unix
2 17 (5.76%) Linux
3 8 (2.71%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.36%) CentOS
4 4 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.36%) Windows
5 2 (0.68%) Android
5 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (39.32%) Analytics
2 79 (26.78%) Data Modelling
3 71 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
4 68 (23.05%) Machine Learning
5 66 (22.37%) ETL
6 65 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (21.02%) Data Analysis
8 50 (16.95%) Visualisation
9 45 (15.25%) Statistics
10 41 (13.90%) Mathematics
11 32 (10.85%) Data Management
12 27 (9.15%) Data Mapping
12 27 (9.15%) Validation
13 25 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
14 24 (8.14%) Data Analytics
15 23 (7.80%) Business Analysis
15 23 (7.80%) Scrum
15 23 (7.80%) Statistical Analysis
15 23 (7.80%) Statistical Modelling
16 22 (7.46%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 164 (55.59%) SQL
2 72 (24.41%) R
3 68 (23.05%) Python
4 32 (10.85%) Java
5 22 (7.46%) Scala
6 18 (6.10%) JavaScript
6 18 (6.10%) T-SQL
7 17 (5.76%) VBA
8 15 (5.08%) MATLAB
9 11 (3.73%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.39%) C#
11 7 (2.37%) C++
11 7 (2.37%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.69%) Perl
12 5 (1.69%) VB
13 4 (1.36%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.02%) C
14 3 (1.02%) PHP
15 2 (0.68%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 36 (12.20%) Degree
2 14 (4.75%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.07%) PhD
3 12 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.05%) Master's Degree
5 6 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.36%) HNC
6 4 (1.36%) HND
7 3 (1.02%) CISSP
8 2 (0.68%) CCNA
8 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.34%) CISA
9 1 (0.34%) CISM
9 1 (0.34%) CRISC
9 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.20%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.71%) QA
3 5 (1.69%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.34%) IFRS
5 1 (0.34%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) MiFID
5 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (2.37%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.02%) HDFS
3 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.36%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.34%) Oozie
3 1 (0.34%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 58 (19.66%) Oracle
2 41 (13.90%) Tableau
3 33 (11.19%) Microsoft
4 20 (6.78%) Teradata
5 16 (5.42%) Splunk
6 13 (4.41%) Informatica
7 9 (3.05%) IBM
8 8 (2.71%) Adobe
8 8 (2.71%) Google
9 7 (2.37%) Cognos
9 7 (2.37%) SAP
10 6 (2.03%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.69%) Ariba
11 5 (1.69%) Maxymiser
11 5 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.69%) Talend
12 4 (1.36%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.36%) Cisco
12 4 (1.36%) DataFlux
13 3 (1.02%) Imperva
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago