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 3 months to 27 May 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
3 months to
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 451 516 494
Rank change year-on-year +65 -22  
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 142 140 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.37% 1.19% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 109 94
Median daily rate £425 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £301 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +5.62% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.52 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.21% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 - -

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 10357 11807 12575
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.74% 21.64% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6820 8008 8209
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 186 166
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +41.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £45.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +16.92% +41.30%  

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Data Mining as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 27 May 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 3 months to 27 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 May 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
England +53 123 £425 -15.00% 60
London +11 57 £500 -9.09% 25
East of England +21 23 £425 +13.33% 6
South East +32 16 £450 +12.50% 8
Scotland +58 13 £275 -8.33% 6
Essex - 12 £413 -
City of London -7 9 £525 +7.69% 6
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £420 -
Hampshire +18 8 £463 -22.91%
North West +18 8 £413 - 9
Glasgow +7 8 - - 2
Berkshire +33 7 £200 - 2
South West +3 7 £425 -9.33% 2
Yorkshire +13 6 £210 -56.92% 7
Havant - 6 £469 -
Leeds +26 5 £210 -65.00% 3
West Yorkshire +24 5 £210 -65.00% 4
Reading +19 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 £275 - 4
Gloucestershire +11 4 £425 -
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £355 +1.42% 6
Gloucester - 4 £425 -
Cheshire +28 3 £413 -8.33% 4
West Midlands +23 3 £388 +9.92%
Cambridge +6 3 £500 +53.84% 6
Norwich - 3 £475 -
Norfolk - 3 £475 -
Manchester +15 2 £425 +30.76% 3
Bristol 0 2 £413 +12.24% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £375 -

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 140 (53.64%) SQL
2 88 (33.72%) Analytics
3 73 (27.97%) R
4 72 (27.59%) Finance
5 66 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
6 65 (24.90%) Data Modelling
7 64 (24.52%) Business Intelligence
7 64 (24.52%) Big Data
8 57 (21.84%) Oracle
9 56 (21.46%) Python
10 54 (20.69%) Data Analysis
11 52 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (18.77%) Machine Learning
13 47 (18.01%) Tableau
13 47 (18.01%) Statistics
13 47 (18.01%) Data Warehouse
14 44 (16.86%) ETL
15 43 (16.48%) Java
16 41 (15.71%) Visualisation
17 39 (14.94%) Microsoft Excel
18 37 (14.18%) Hadoop
19 35 (13.41%) Data Management
20 34 (13.03%) SAS
20 34 (13.03%) Data Quality
21 33 (12.64%) Marketing
22 32 (12.26%) SQL Server
23 31 (11.88%) Microsoft
24 30 (11.49%) Banking
25 28 (10.73%) SPSS
25 28 (10.73%) MySQL

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 34 (13.03%) SAS
2 26 (9.96%) Apache Spark
3 19 (7.28%) Apache Pig
4 11 (4.21%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.83%) Apache
5 10 (3.83%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.15%) JBoss
8 2 (0.77%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.77%) Confluence
8 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) IIS
9 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (14.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (10.73%) SPSS
3 12 (4.60%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (3.45%) Stata
6 3 (1.15%) Weka
7 2 (0.77%) EViews
7 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.77%) Mingle
7 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.77%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.53%) FastStats
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.15%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.77%) Data Workbench
3 2 (0.77%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.77%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) HFM
4 1 (0.38%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.38%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.30%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (1.53%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.53%) PaaS
4 3 (1.15%) Akamai
4 3 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.15%) Sumo Logic
4 3 (1.15%) Trello
5 2 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.77%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.77%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) Force.com
6 1 (0.38%) GitHub
6 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.38%) IaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Slack
6 1 (0.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.92%) Internet
2 3 (1.15%) Network Security
3 2 (0.77%) VoIP
4 1 (0.38%) Broadband
4 1 (0.38%) DKIM
4 1 (0.38%) DMARC
4 1 (0.38%) FTP
4 1 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (24.52%) Big Data
2 47 (18.01%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (14.18%) Hadoop
4 32 (12.26%) SQL Server
5 28 (10.73%) MongoDB
5 28 (10.73%) MySQL
5 28 (10.73%) NoSQL
6 22 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (8.05%) QlikView
7 21 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (7.28%) Apache Hive
8 19 (7.28%) Relational Database
9 17 (6.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (6.51%) Ingres
10 14 (5.36%) Power BI
11 13 (4.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (4.21%) HBase
13 9 (3.45%) Oracle Database
14 7 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (2.68%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (2.30%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.53%) JIRA
4 2 (0.77%) Toad
5 1 (0.38%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
General
1 72 (27.59%) Finance
2 33 (12.64%) Marketing
3 30 (11.49%) Banking
4 14 (5.36%) Retail
5 12 (4.60%) Advertising
6 11 (4.21%) Legal
7 10 (3.83%) Investment Banking
8 9 (3.45%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.68%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.92%) Games
11 3 (1.15%) Law
11 3 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.77%) Back Office
12 2 (0.77%) Billing
12 2 (0.77%) Electronics
12 2 (0.77%) Front Office
12 2 (0.77%) Local Government
12 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.38%) French Language
13 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 122 (46.74%) Analyst
2 55 (21.07%) Data Analyst
3 41 (15.71%) Developer
4 39 (14.94%) Data Scientist
5 33 (12.64%) Business Analyst
6 13 (4.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (4.98%) Technical Analyst
7 12 (4.60%) Architect
7 12 (4.60%) SQL Analyst
8 10 (3.83%) SQL Data Analyst
9 9 (3.45%) Big Data Engineer
9 9 (3.45%) Consultant
9 9 (3.45%) Data Engineer
9 9 (3.45%) Digital Analyst
10 8 (3.07%) DBA
11 7 (2.68%) Java Developer
11 7 (2.68%) SQL Developer
11 7 (2.68%) Technical Business Analyst
12 6 (2.30%) Security Analyst
12 6 (2.30%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.58%) XML
2 20 (7.66%) Natural Language Processing
3 17 (6.51%) Middleware
4 14 (5.36%) XSLT
5 10 (3.83%) HTML
5 10 (3.83%) Lucene
6 9 (3.45%) CSS
7 8 (3.07%) Kafka
8 7 (2.68%) .NET
8 7 (2.68%) Web Services
9 5 (1.92%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.92%) JSON
9 5 (1.92%) Regular Expression
10 4 (1.53%) HTML5
10 4 (1.53%) REST
11 3 (1.15%) CSS3
11 3 (1.15%) MLlib
11 3 (1.15%) SOAP
12 2 (0.77%) JMS
12 2 (0.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.96%) Algorithms
3 18 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.21%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.30%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.92%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.92%) NHS
8 4 (1.53%) Clustering
8 4 (1.53%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.53%) Fintech
8 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.53%) Social Media
9 3 (1.15%) Derivative
9 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.15%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.15%) Replication
9 3 (1.15%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.45%) Linux
1 9 (3.45%) Unix
2 4 (1.53%) Windows
3 3 (1.15%) Android
3 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.77%) CentOS
5 1 (0.38%) AIX
5 1 (0.38%) Debian
5 1 (0.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (33.72%) Analytics
2 65 (24.90%) Data Modelling
3 64 (24.52%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (20.69%) Data Analysis
5 52 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (18.77%) Machine Learning
7 47 (18.01%) Statistics
8 44 (16.86%) ETL
9 41 (15.71%) Visualisation
10 35 (13.41%) Data Management
11 25 (9.58%) Data Visualisation
11 25 (9.58%) Mathematics
12 24 (9.20%) Data Mapping
13 22 (8.43%) Validation
14 21 (8.05%) Business Analysis
14 21 (8.05%) Data Integration
14 21 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
14 21 (8.05%) Statistical Analysis
15 20 (7.66%) CRM
16 19 (7.28%) UML
Programming Languages
1 140 (53.64%) SQL
2 73 (27.97%) R
3 56 (21.46%) Python
4 43 (16.48%) Java
5 18 (6.90%) MATLAB
6 16 (6.13%) JavaScript
6 16 (6.13%) Scala
6 16 (6.13%) VBA
7 12 (4.60%) C++
8 11 (4.21%) C#
9 9 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.07%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.92%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.53%) Perl
12 4 (1.53%) VB
13 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.15%) C
13 3 (1.15%) PHP
14 2 (0.77%) Go
Qualifications
1 26 (9.96%) Degree
2 12 (4.60%) PhD
3 8 (3.07%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.53%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.15%) HNC
6 3 (1.15%) HND
7 2 (0.77%) CCNA
7 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.77%) CISSP
7 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.77%) PMP
8 1 (0.38%) CISA
8 1 (0.38%) CISM
8 1 (0.38%) CRISC
8 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.03%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.45%) QA
3 3 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.15%) MiFID
3 3 (1.15%) PMO
4 2 (0.77%) IFRS
4 2 (0.77%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.38%) COBIT
5 1 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.38%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.07%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) Docker
3 1 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.77%) Oozie
3 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.38%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (21.84%) Oracle
2 47 (18.01%) Tableau
3 31 (11.88%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.13%) Teradata
5 11 (4.21%) Informatica
6 10 (3.83%) IBM
6 10 (3.83%) SAP
7 8 (3.07%) Adobe
7 8 (3.07%) Cognos
8 7 (2.68%) Alteryx
9 6 (2.30%) Talend
10 5 (1.92%) Ariba
10 5 (1.92%) Google
10 5 (1.92%) Maxymiser
11 4 (1.53%) Cisco
11 4 (1.53%) DataFlux
11 4 (1.53%) Splunk
12 3 (1.15%) Imperva
12 3 (1.15%) Incapsula
12 3 (1.15%) Optimizely
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