Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 545 612 609
Rank change year-on-year +67 -3 -121
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 319 281 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.47% 1.16% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 198 197
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £163
90th Percentile £575 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
UK median hourly rate £20.65 £22.01 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.18% -61.73% +91.67%
10th Percentile £14.32 £16.27 £31.00
90th Percentile £40.38 £27.66 £88.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 - £25.00

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 21628 24127 26078
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.60% 22.18% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14411 16170 16932
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 381 373
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +4.34% -2.45%
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £54.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £29.76 £27.50
% change year-on-year +6.68% +8.23% -3.51%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +68 278 £450 +5.88% 50
UK excluding London +102 165 £420 +12.00% 32
London -5 138 £500 +8.11% 25
South East +39 45 £431 +23.66% 5
East of England +27 37 £415 +3.75% 4
Scotland +57 25 £425 +25.93% 7
North of England +48 24 £413 +10.00% 7
South West +10 21 £425 +3.03% 7
North West +15 14 £400 -3.03% 4
Midlands +17 11 £400 +6.67% 2
Yorkshire +36 10 £420 +15.86% 3
East Midlands -6 6 £419 +28.85% 1
West Midlands +24 5 £388 +3.33% 1
Wales -5 2 £400 +2.24%

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 178 (55.80%) SQL
2 122 (38.24%) Analytics
3 113 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (31.35%) Data Modelling
5 89 (27.90%) Finance
6 82 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
8 74 (23.20%) Data Warehouse
9 73 (22.88%) ETL
10 67 (21.00%) Python
10 67 (21.00%) Machine Learning
11 65 (20.38%) R
11 65 (20.38%) Data Analysis
12 64 (20.06%) Oracle
13 62 (19.44%) Big Data
14 57 (17.87%) Hadoop
15 53 (16.61%) MySQL
16 52 (16.30%) Visualisation
17 46 (14.42%) Statistics
17 46 (14.42%) Mathematics
18 45 (14.11%) Microsoft Excel
19 43 (13.48%) XML
20 42 (13.17%) Banking
21 40 (12.54%) Validation
22 39 (12.23%) SAS
22 39 (12.23%) Tableau
23 38 (11.91%) Degree
23 38 (11.91%) Data Integration
24 37 (11.60%) Data Mapping
24 37 (11.60%) Computer Science

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 39 (12.23%) SAS
2 28 (8.78%) Apache Spark
3 21 (6.58%) Apache Pig
4 14 (4.39%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.57%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.57%) IIS
6 3 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.94%) Apache
6 3 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.94%) Confluence
6 3 (0.94%) Luigi
7 2 (0.63%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.63%) Documentum
7 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.63%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.31%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) JBoss
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (14.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (6.90%) SPSS
3 15 (4.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (3.76%) MS Visio
5 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (2.82%) Stata
7 3 (0.94%) Mingle
7 3 (0.94%) Pipeline Pilot
8 2 (0.63%) EViews
8 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.63%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.94%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.63%) Data Workbench
4 2 (0.63%) FastStats
4 2 (0.63%) Maximo
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.63%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.31%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.31%) Relativity
5 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.25%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.25%) Trello
5 3 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.94%) Akamai
5 3 (0.94%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (0.63%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (0.63%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.31%) AdWords
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.31%) GitHub
7 1 (0.31%) Office 365
7 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Quay.io
7 1 (0.31%) Slack
7 1 (0.31%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.57%) Internet
2 3 (0.94%) Network Security
3 2 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (23.20%) Data Warehouse
2 62 (19.44%) Big Data
3 57 (17.87%) Hadoop
4 53 (16.61%) MySQL
5 37 (11.60%) SQL Server
6 31 (9.72%) Relational Database
7 29 (9.09%) Ingres
8 28 (8.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (8.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (6.58%) Apache Hive
11 19 (5.96%) MongoDB
11 19 (5.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (5.64%) Power BI
13 12 (3.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (3.76%) NoSQL
14 11 (3.45%) QlikView
15 9 (2.82%) Data Mart
15 9 (2.82%) HBase
16 8 (2.51%) Oracle Database
17 7 (2.19%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 8 (2.51%) Git (software)
1 8 (2.51%) JIRA
2 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.94%) Subversion
3 3 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.94%) Toad
4 1 (0.31%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.31%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 89 (27.90%) Finance
2 42 (13.17%) Banking
3 34 (10.66%) Marketing
4 19 (5.96%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.45%) Games
6 10 (3.13%) Retail
7 8 (2.51%) Legal
8 6 (1.88%) Front Office
9 5 (1.57%) Advertising
9 5 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.25%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.94%) Automotive
11 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.94%) Law
12 2 (0.63%) Back Office
12 2 (0.63%) Billing
12 2 (0.63%) Local Government
13 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 144 (45.14%) Analyst
2 62 (19.44%) Developer
3 54 (16.93%) Data Analyst
4 43 (13.48%) Business Analyst
4 43 (13.48%) Data Scientist
5 21 (6.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 14 (4.39%) Architect
7 11 (3.45%) Consultant
7 11 (3.45%) Data Engineer
8 10 (3.13%) Big Data Engineer
8 10 (3.13%) Python Developer
8 10 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (2.82%) Business Systems Analyst
9 9 (2.82%) Data Architect
9 9 (2.82%) SSAS Developer
9 9 (2.82%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (2.51%) Analytics Developer
10 8 (2.51%) Digital Analyst
10 8 (2.51%) Security Analyst
10 8 (2.51%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (13.48%) XML
2 29 (9.09%) Middleware
3 26 (8.15%) XSLT
4 10 (3.13%) MDX
4 10 (3.13%) Web Services
5 9 (2.82%) Natural Language Processing
6 7 (2.19%) CSS
6 7 (2.19%) HTML
6 7 (2.19%) Kafka
7 5 (1.57%) D3.js
7 5 (1.57%) Lucene
8 4 (1.25%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.25%) JMS
8 4 (1.25%) JSON
8 4 (1.25%) Play Framework
8 4 (1.25%) Spring
9 3 (0.94%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.94%) MLlib
9 3 (0.94%) REST
9 3 (0.94%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 113 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (11.60%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.27%) Algorithms
4 15 (4.70%) Data Structures
5 14 (4.39%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.13%) Market Risk
7 8 (2.51%) Blog
8 7 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.88%) Social Media
10 5 (1.57%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.57%) NHS
10 5 (1.57%) Robotics
10 5 (1.57%) User Experience
11 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.25%) Fintech
11 4 (1.25%) Replication
11 4 (1.25%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.25%) Streaming Music
11 4 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.58%) Unix
2 19 (5.96%) Linux
3 8 (2.51%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.25%) CentOS
4 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.25%) Windows
5 1 (0.31%) Android
5 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (38.24%) Analytics
2 100 (31.35%) Data Modelling
3 82 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
5 73 (22.88%) ETL
6 67 (21.00%) Machine Learning
7 65 (20.38%) Data Analysis
8 52 (16.30%) Visualisation
9 46 (14.42%) Mathematics
9 46 (14.42%) Statistics
10 40 (12.54%) Validation
11 38 (11.91%) Data Integration
12 37 (11.60%) Data Mapping
13 35 (10.97%) Scrum
14 33 (10.34%) Statistical Analysis
15 32 (10.03%) UML
16 29 (9.09%) Data Analytics
16 29 (9.09%) Data Munging
17 27 (8.46%) Data Management
18 25 (7.84%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 178 (55.80%) SQL
2 67 (21.00%) Python
3 65 (20.38%) R
4 30 (9.40%) Java
5 25 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 22 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 20 (6.27%) Scala
8 18 (5.64%) VBA
9 12 (3.76%) PL/SQL
10 11 (3.45%) MATLAB
11 8 (2.51%) Perl
12 6 (1.88%) C#
12 6 (1.88%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.57%) VB
14 4 (1.25%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.25%) C++
14 4 (1.25%) Ruby
14 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.94%) C
15 3 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (11.91%) Degree
2 17 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.08%) PhD
5 9 (2.82%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.57%) HNC
7 5 (1.57%) HND
8 4 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.94%) CISSP
10 2 (0.63%) CCNA
10 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.31%) CISA
11 1 (0.31%) CISM
11 1 (0.31%) CRISC
11 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.31%) ISEB
11 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.03%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.82%) QA
3 5 (1.57%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
5 1 (0.31%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.31%) IFRS
5 1 (0.31%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) PMO
5 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.88%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.94%) HDFS
3 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.57%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (0.94%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.31%) Oozie
3 1 (0.31%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 64 (20.06%) Oracle
2 39 (12.23%) Tableau
3 35 (10.97%) Microsoft
4 23 (7.21%) Teradata
5 18 (5.64%) Splunk
6 11 (3.45%) Informatica
7 9 (2.82%) Google
8 8 (2.51%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (2.51%) SAP
9 7 (2.19%) Cloudera
10 6 (1.88%) Ariba
10 6 (1.88%) IBM
11 5 (1.57%) Adobe
11 5 (1.57%) Maxymiser
12 4 (1.25%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.25%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.94%) DataFlux
13 3 (0.94%) Hitwise
13 3 (0.94%) Imperva
13 3 (0.94%) Netezza