Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 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.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 595 563 615
Rank change year-on-year -32 +52 -22
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 282 277 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.25% 1.34% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 164 205
UK median daily rate £487 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £224 £275
90th Percentile £700 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +1.82% +6.45% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £21.50 £16.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.37% +30.18% -46.29%
10th Percentile £32.30 £14.10 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.75 £40.15 £51.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +145.45% +10.00% -40.00%

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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22,607 20,663 23,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.55% 22.62% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,734 13,745 15,843
UK median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £635 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 273 387
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £30.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -0.68% +16.17%
10th Percentile £13.81 £9.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.14 £53.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £29.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year +12.61% -2.46% +20.41%

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 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
England -18 269 £494 +9.88% 67
London -17 162 £550 +10.00% 33
UK excluding London -39 116 £420 +1.82% 38
South East +1 54 £420 -4.00% 10
Midlands +4 19 £405 +2.86% 5
North of England -35 16 £413 +3.13% 10
West Midlands -18 15 £400 +12.28% 2
North West -21 15 £456 +19.67% 6
South West +6 14 £428 +0.59% 3
Wales -5 5 £300 -
East Midlands -1 4 £425 +4.62% 3
East of England -21 4 £463 +8.82% 5
Scotland -60 4 £345 -17.86% 5
Yorkshire -27 1 £325 -22.62% 4

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 with a requirement for Data Mining.

1 125 (44.33%) Analytics
2 122 (43.26%) SQL
3 93 (32.98%) Python
3 93 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
5 89 (31.56%) Finance
5 89 (31.56%) Visualisation
6 81 (28.72%) Machine Learning
7 78 (27.66%) Business Intelligence
8 72 (25.53%) Big Data
9 71 (25.18%) Data Analysis
10 69 (24.47%) Data Science
11 68 (24.11%) R
12 67 (23.76%) Data Modelling
13 59 (20.92%) Problem-Solving
14 57 (20.21%) Mathematics
15 54 (19.15%) Hadoop
16 51 (18.09%) Tableau
17 50 (17.73%) Banking
18 48 (17.02%) Apache Spark
19 46 (16.31%) Data Warehouse
20 42 (14.89%) Security Cleared
21 40 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
22 39 (13.83%) Artificial Intelligence
23 38 (13.48%) ETL
24 36 (12.77%) Open Source
25 34 (12.06%) Data Quality
25 34 (12.06%) SC Cleared
25 34 (12.06%) Statistics
26 32 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management

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 48 (17.02%) Apache Spark
2 20 (7.09%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (6.74%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.67%) Jupyter
4 16 (5.67%) SAS
5 9 (3.19%) Gunicorn
5 9 (3.19%) nginx
6 7 (2.48%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.48%) Confluence
7 6 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.13%) IIS
7 6 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.77%) Mongoose
9 3 (1.06%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.71%) Apache
10 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (9.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (6.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (4.26%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.71%) SPSS
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (1.77%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.71%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.71%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.71%) Relativity
5 1 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.35%) Finacle
5 1 (0.35%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.35%) Movex
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.35%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 40 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 12 (4.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 12 (4.26%) AWS CloudTrail
4 10 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (3.19%) Route 53
5 9 (3.19%) Serverless
6 8 (2.84%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (2.13%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.77%) Heroku
9 4 (1.42%) Office 365
9 4 (1.42%) Slack
9 4 (1.42%) Trello
10 3 (1.06%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (1.06%) GitHub
10 3 (1.06%) Google Analytics
10 3 (1.06%) SaaS
11 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.71%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.84%) VPN
2 7 (2.48%) SSL
3 6 (2.13%) Internet
3 6 (2.13%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.06%) SMS
5 2 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.71%) Intranet
5 2 (0.71%) LAN
5 2 (0.71%) MPLS
5 2 (0.71%) SMTP
5 2 (0.71%) SNMP
5 2 (0.71%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.71%) WAN
6 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.35%) Firewall
6 1 (0.35%) FlexRay
6 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.35%) Network Security
6 1 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (25.53%) Big Data
2 54 (19.15%) Hadoop
3 46 (16.31%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (11.35%) Power BI
5 30 (10.64%) Relational Database
5 30 (10.64%) SQL Server
6 18 (6.38%) Apache Hive
6 18 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 12 (4.26%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.90%) HBase
9 10 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (3.55%) Data Lake
9 10 (3.55%) Looker
9 10 (3.55%) Qlik Sense
9 10 (3.55%) Sisense
9 10 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (3.19%) Amazon Redshift
10 9 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.03%) JIRA
3 7 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.48%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.13%) FishEye
5 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.71%) Moq
7 2 (0.71%) MSTest
7 2 (0.71%) NUnit
7 2 (0.71%) RStudio
8 1 (0.35%) GitLab
General
1 89 (31.56%) Finance
2 50 (17.73%) Banking
3 26 (9.22%) Investment Banking
4 25 (8.87%) Marketing
5 20 (7.09%) Games
6 14 (4.96%) Front Office
7 9 (3.19%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.42%) Advertising
8 4 (1.42%) Automotive
8 4 (1.42%) Law
8 4 (1.42%) Retail
9 3 (1.06%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.71%) Back Office
10 2 (0.71%) Electronics
10 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (32.62%) Analyst
2 50 (17.73%) Developer
3 44 (15.60%) Business Analyst
4 36 (12.77%) Data Scientist
5 31 (10.99%) Data Analyst
6 25 (8.87%) Architect
7 16 (5.67%) Python Developer
8 14 (4.96%) Insight Analyst
9 12 (4.26%) Consultant
9 12 (4.26%) SQL Analyst
10 11 (3.90%) Data Business Analyst
11 10 (3.55%) Machine Learning Developer
12 9 (3.19%) Banking Analyst
12 9 (3.19%) Report Writer
12 9 (3.19%) Technical Architect
13 8 (2.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 8 (2.84%) Data Architect
13 8 (2.84%) Data Engineer
13 8 (2.84%) Data Insight Analyst
13 8 (2.84%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.22%) XML
2 24 (8.51%) Kafka
3 19 (6.74%) Pandas
4 18 (6.38%) Natural Language Processing
5 16 (5.67%) NumPy
6 15 (5.32%) D3.js
6 15 (5.32%) HTML
6 15 (5.32%) Matplotlib
7 14 (4.96%) Node.js
8 13 (4.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 13 (4.61%) Unreal Engine
9 11 (3.90%) HTML5
10 10 (3.55%) CSS
11 9 (3.19%) LDAP
12 8 (2.84%) React
13 7 (2.48%) Play Framework
13 7 (2.48%) REST
14 6 (2.13%) jQuery
14 6 (2.13%) RESTful
14 6 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 90 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (10.99%) Algorithms
3 26 (9.22%) Computer Science
4 19 (6.74%) Data Structures
5 18 (6.38%) User Experience
6 14 (4.96%) Robotics
7 13 (4.61%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.90%) Fintech
9 9 (3.19%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.77%) AS400
10 5 (1.77%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.77%) Equities
10 5 (1.77%) Social Media
11 4 (1.42%) Blog
11 4 (1.42%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.06%) CMDB
12 3 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.06%) Market Risk
12 3 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.99%) Linux
2 19 (6.74%) Unix
3 13 (4.61%) Windows
4 9 (3.19%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.42%) AIX
6 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (44.33%) Analytics
2 93 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (31.56%) Visualisation
4 81 (28.72%) Machine Learning
5 78 (27.66%) Business Intelligence
6 71 (25.18%) Data Analysis
7 69 (24.47%) Data Science
8 67 (23.76%) Data Modelling
9 59 (20.92%) Problem-Solving
10 57 (20.21%) Mathematics
11 39 (13.83%) Artificial Intelligence
12 38 (13.48%) ETL
13 36 (12.77%) Open Source
14 34 (12.06%) Statistics
15 32 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 31 (10.99%) Data Analytics
17 30 (10.64%) Data Visualisation
18 26 (9.22%) Statistical Modelling
19 25 (8.87%) Decision-Making
20 23 (8.16%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 122 (43.26%) SQL
2 93 (32.98%) Python
3 68 (24.11%) R
4 27 (9.57%) JavaScript
5 20 (7.09%) Java
6 19 (6.74%) Scala
7 13 (4.61%) Bash Shell
8 10 (3.55%) C#
8 10 (3.55%) VBA
9 9 (3.19%) Perl
10 8 (2.84%) MATLAB
11 7 (2.48%) C
12 5 (1.77%) ES6
13 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.71%) C++
14 2 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.71%) XPath
15 1 (0.35%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.35%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 42 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 34 (12.06%) SC Cleared
3 24 (8.51%) Degree
4 6 (2.13%) PhD
5 5 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.71%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.71%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.35%) CIPD
8 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.06%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.42%) GDPR
3 2 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.71%) EMIR
3 2 (0.71%) MiFID
3 2 (0.71%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) PMO
4 1 (0.35%) PSD2
System Software
1 11 (3.90%) Docker
2 8 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.48%) HDFS
4 6 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.42%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.71%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.71%) vSphere
7 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (3.19%) Terraform
2 7 (2.48%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (2.13%) Ansible
4 3 (1.06%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (1.06%) Oozie
5 2 (0.71%) Ambari
5 2 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 51 (18.09%) Tableau
2 25 (8.87%) Microsoft
3 24 (8.51%) Oracle
4 15 (5.32%) SAP
5 10 (3.55%) Hortonworks
6 9 (3.19%) AlienVault
6 9 (3.19%) IBM
7 8 (2.84%) Alteryx
7 8 (2.84%) Capita
8 6 (2.13%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.13%) Teradata
8 6 (2.13%) VMware
9 5 (1.77%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (1.77%) Cisco
9 5 (1.77%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.42%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.42%) Murex
10 4 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.42%) Splunk
10 4 (1.42%) Talend