Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 650 601 614
Rank change year-on-year -49 +13 +11
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 243 306 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.06% 1.36% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 199 188
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £227
90th Percentile £637 £675 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +17.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £24.90 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.70% +13.78% +12.22%
10th Percentile £38.25 £16.64 £16.20
90th Percentile £43.75 £33.25 £27.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £19.30 £18.38
% change year-on-year +120.26% +5.01% -5.77%

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 23,031 22,557 23,901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.49% 22.09% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,016 15,404 15,873
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £285
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 285 369
UK median hourly rate £33.25 £31.15 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +10.54% -2.83%
10th Percentile £13.47 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £58.00 £52.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.18
% change year-on-year - +24.20% -6.07%

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 18 November 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
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 18 November 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 -29 228 £425 -6.59% 74
UK excluding London -50 123 £425 +6.25% 51
London -17 118 £485 -3.00% 30
South West -19 34 £425 - 11
South East -25 33 £375 -13.04% 6
North of England -16 29 £409 +36.25% 17
North West -8 18 £413 +10.00% 14
Scotland -16 15 £413 -2.94% 6
Midlands -15 10 £393 -1.88% 5
Yorkshire -6 7 £450 - 2
West Midlands -16 7 £393 +30.72% 2
North East -4 4 £300 - 1
East Midlands +4 3 £363 -10.77% 3
East of England -9 2 £425 +3.34% 6

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 106 (43.62%) SQL
2 99 (40.74%) Data Science
3 89 (36.63%) Python
4 84 (34.57%) Analytics
5 82 (33.74%) Analytical Skills
6 79 (32.51%) Visualisation
7 72 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
8 66 (27.16%) Machine Learning
9 58 (23.87%) Finance
10 54 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
10 54 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (21.40%) Big Data
11 52 (21.40%) Algorithms
12 51 (20.99%) Data Modelling
13 49 (20.16%) Data Analysis
13 49 (20.16%) Hadoop
14 48 (19.75%) R
14 48 (19.75%) Mathematics
14 48 (19.75%) ETL
15 47 (19.34%) Apache Spark
15 47 (19.34%) Problem-Solving
16 44 (18.11%) Banking
17 40 (16.46%) Statistics
18 37 (15.23%) Oracle
18 37 (15.23%) Data Analytics
19 34 (13.99%) SAS
20 33 (13.58%) Computer Science
20 33 (13.58%) Power BI
21 31 (12.76%) Tableau
21 31 (12.76%) Migration

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 47 (19.34%) Apache Spark
2 34 (13.99%) SAS
3 13 (5.35%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.29%) Confluence
4 8 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.65%) IIS
5 4 (1.65%) Jupyter
6 3 (1.23%) Apache
6 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (8.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.06%) SPSS
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.41%) Data Workbench
2 1 (0.41%) Movex
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle AML
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.41%) Scribe Insight
2 1 (0.41%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.06%) Data Lake Analytics
5 5 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.65%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (1.23%) Office 365
8 2 (0.82%) AdWords
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.82%) Yarn
9 1 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.41%) Slack
9 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.53%) Internet
2 3 (1.23%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.23%) SMS
3 2 (0.82%) DNS
3 2 (0.82%) HTTP
3 2 (0.82%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.82%) IPv6
3 2 (0.82%) SSL
3 2 (0.82%) VPN
4 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 52 (21.40%) Big Data
3 49 (20.16%) Hadoop
4 33 (13.58%) Power BI
5 29 (11.93%) SQL Server
6 26 (10.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (6.58%) Data Lake
8 15 (6.17%) Spotfire
9 14 (5.76%) Relational Database
10 12 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (4.94%) HBase
10 12 (4.94%) MongoDB
10 12 (4.94%) SAP HANA
11 11 (4.53%) NoSQL
11 11 (4.53%) SAP BW
12 10 (4.12%) Apache Hive
12 10 (4.12%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 9 (3.70%) Cosmos DB
13 9 (3.70%) HDInsight
13 9 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (9.05%) JIRA
2 11 (4.53%) Selenium
3 8 (3.29%) Appium
3 8 (3.29%) Cucumber
4 6 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.47%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.06%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.23%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.23%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.23%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.82%) ER Studio
7 2 (0.82%) ERwin
7 2 (0.82%) FishEye
7 2 (0.82%) Grunt
7 2 (0.82%) JMeter
7 2 (0.82%) JUnit
7 2 (0.82%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.82%) Maven
General
1 58 (23.87%) Finance
2 44 (18.11%) Banking
3 16 (6.58%) Investment Banking
3 16 (6.58%) Marketing
3 16 (6.58%) Retail
4 14 (5.76%) Manufacturing
5 11 (4.53%) Automotive
6 9 (3.70%) Front Office
6 9 (3.70%) Retail Banking
7 8 (3.29%) Games
8 7 (2.88%) Legal
9 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.23%) Advertising
10 3 (1.23%) French Language
11 2 (0.82%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.82%) Back Office
11 2 (0.82%) Billing
11 2 (0.82%) German Language
12 1 (0.41%) Electronics
12 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (41.15%) Analyst
2 49 (20.16%) Data Analyst
3 41 (16.87%) Data Scientist
4 37 (15.23%) Business Analyst
5 31 (12.76%) Developer
6 26 (10.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 22 (9.05%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 21 (8.64%) Data Engineer
9 14 (5.76%) Python Developer
10 12 (4.94%) Architect
10 12 (4.94%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (4.12%) Big Data Engineer
12 9 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
13 7 (2.88%) Banking Analyst
13 7 (2.88%) Scrum Master
13 7 (2.88%) SQL Data Analyst
14 5 (2.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 5 (2.06%) Oracle Analyst
14 5 (2.06%) Project Manager
14 5 (2.06%) SAP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.47%) Natural Language Processing
2 20 (8.23%) Kafka
3 15 (6.17%) XML
4 10 (4.12%) Pandas
5 8 (3.29%) NumPy
6 5 (2.06%) jQuery
6 5 (2.06%) JSON
6 5 (2.06%) RESTful
6 5 (2.06%) scikit-learn
7 4 (1.65%) D3.js
7 4 (1.65%) HTML
7 4 (1.65%) Matplotlib
7 4 (1.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (1.65%) Unreal Engine
8 3 (1.23%) HTML5
8 3 (1.23%) Node.js
8 3 (1.23%) OpenCV
8 3 (1.23%) PyQt
8 3 (1.23%) Spring
8 3 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 82 (33.74%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (21.40%) Algorithms
3 33 (13.58%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.29%) Robotics
5 7 (2.88%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.47%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.47%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.65%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.23%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.23%) Derivative
8 3 (1.23%) Equities
8 3 (1.23%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.23%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (1.23%) Social Media
8 3 (1.23%) STB
9 2 (0.82%) Fintech
9 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.82%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.41%) Unix
2 11 (4.53%) Linux
3 10 (4.12%) Windows
4 6 (2.47%) Windows 10
4 6 (2.47%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.82%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (40.74%) Data Science
2 84 (34.57%) Analytics
3 79 (32.51%) Visualisation
4 72 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
5 66 (27.16%) Machine Learning
6 54 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (20.99%) Data Modelling
8 49 (20.16%) Data Analysis
9 48 (19.75%) ETL
9 48 (19.75%) Mathematics
10 47 (19.34%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (16.46%) Statistics
12 37 (15.23%) Data Analytics
13 31 (12.76%) Migration
14 28 (11.52%) Dimensional Modelling
15 27 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
16 26 (10.70%) Data Visualisation
16 26 (10.70%) User Stories
17 23 (9.47%) People Management
17 23 (9.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 106 (43.62%) SQL
2 89 (36.63%) Python
3 48 (19.75%) R
4 26 (10.70%) JavaScript
5 24 (9.88%) Java
6 14 (5.76%) Scala
7 13 (5.35%) MATLAB
8 12 (4.94%) C#
9 6 (2.47%) C++
9 6 (2.47%) VB
10 4 (1.65%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.65%) C
10 4 (1.65%) Perl
11 3 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.82%) PHP
13 1 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 30 (12.35%) Degree
2 16 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.17%) PhD
4 12 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.29%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.82%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.41%) Analytics IQ
8 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.41%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.76%) Data Quality
2 10 (4.12%) QA
3 7 (2.88%) GDPR
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.41%) PMO
4 1 (0.41%) PSD2
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (7.00%) Apache Flume
2 7 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.65%) Docker
3 4 (1.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.82%) Ansible
2 2 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.41%) Ambari
3 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.41%) Kibana
3 1 (0.41%) Oozie
3 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (15.23%) Oracle
2 31 (12.76%) Tableau
3 26 (10.70%) Microsoft
4 18 (7.41%) Talend
5 17 (7.00%) Alteryx
5 17 (7.00%) Informatica
6 13 (5.35%) SAP
7 8 (3.29%) Perfecto Mobile
8 7 (2.88%) Google
9 6 (2.47%) Databricks
10 5 (2.06%) IBM
11 4 (1.65%) AlienVault
11 4 (1.65%) Avaya
11 4 (1.65%) Cisco
11 4 (1.65%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.65%) Murex
11 4 (1.65%) Verint
12 3 (1.23%) Cognos
12 3 (1.23%) GoldenSource
12 3 (1.23%) Hortonworks