Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 621 613
Rank change year-on-year +71 -8 -95
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 332 278 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.50% 1.17% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 197 190
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £250 £237 £188
90th Percentile £612 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £344
% change year-on-year +3.13% +16.36% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 - -

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 22155 23747 26293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.37% 22.24% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14798 15898 17295
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 386 384
UK median hourly rate £29.56 £30.10 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.80% +2.04% +15.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £13.83
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £52.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £29.53 £29.75
% change year-on-year +5.00% -0.76% +22.05%

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 26 September 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 26 September 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Top 15 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 26 September 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 +41 286 £450 +12.50% 30
UK excluding London +107 165 £413 +3.13% 25
London -5 151 £500 +17.65% 9
South East +28 44 £425 +17.24% 4
East of England +19 33 £411 -7.32% 2
Scotland +37 27 £425 +6.25% 2
North of England +58 24 £381 -7.58% 9
South West +18 22 £425 +15.65% 3
North West +13 13 £400 -3.03% 5
Yorkshire +38 11 £210 -40.00% 4
Midlands +25 9 £406 +8.33% 3
East Midlands -6 6 £419 +28.85%
Northern Ireland - 4 £250 -
West Midlands +35 3 £325 -13.33% 3
Wales -5 2 £400 +2.24% 2

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 186 (56.02%) SQL
2 127 (38.25%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (35.84%) Analytics
4 100 (30.12%) Data Modelling
4 100 (30.12%) Finance
5 82 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (24.10%) Python
7 77 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
7 77 (23.19%) Machine Learning
8 75 (22.59%) Data Warehouse
9 74 (22.29%) ETL
10 69 (20.78%) Big Data
11 68 (20.48%) R
11 68 (20.48%) Data Analysis
12 67 (20.18%) Hadoop
13 57 (17.17%) Oracle
14 56 (16.87%) Visualisation
15 48 (14.46%) MySQL
16 46 (13.86%) Banking
17 45 (13.55%) Mathematics
18 44 (13.25%) XML
19 43 (12.95%) Microsoft
20 42 (12.65%) Microsoft Excel
21 39 (11.75%) Java
21 39 (11.75%) Statistics
22 38 (11.45%) Data Integration
22 38 (11.45%) Validation
23 37 (11.14%) SQL Server
23 37 (11.14%) Degree
23 37 (11.14%) Tableau

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 36 (10.84%) Apache Spark
2 35 (10.54%) SAS
3 27 (8.13%) Apache Pig
4 18 (5.42%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.71%) Apache Solr
6 8 (2.41%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.51%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (1.51%) IIS
7 5 (1.51%) Luigi
8 3 (0.90%) Confluence
9 2 (0.60%) Apache
9 2 (0.60%) Documentum
9 2 (0.60%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.60%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.30%) CMS
10 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (12.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (6.93%) SPSS
3 11 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (1.51%) Pipeline Pilot
6 5 (1.51%) Stata
7 3 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.60%) EViews
8 2 (0.60%) Mingle
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.20%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.60%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.60%) Data Workbench
4 2 (0.60%) Maximo
4 2 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.30%) FastStats
5 1 (0.30%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.30%) Relativity
5 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (2.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.51%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.90%) Akamai
5 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.90%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (0.60%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (0.60%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.60%) Trello
7 1 (0.30%) AdWords
7 1 (0.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
7 1 (0.30%) Office 365
7 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Quay.io
7 1 (0.30%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.81%) Internet
2 3 (0.90%) Network Security
3 2 (0.60%) VoIP
4 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (22.59%) Data Warehouse
2 69 (20.78%) Big Data
3 67 (20.18%) Hadoop
4 48 (14.46%) MySQL
5 37 (11.14%) SQL Server
6 36 (10.84%) Relational Database
7 27 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (7.83%) Apache Hive
8 26 (7.83%) Ingres
8 26 (7.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (6.02%) MongoDB
10 19 (5.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (5.42%) Power BI
12 15 (4.52%) NoSQL
13 12 (3.61%) QlikView
14 11 (3.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (3.01%) Blockchain
16 9 (2.71%) BigQuery
16 9 (2.71%) Impala
16 9 (2.71%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 9 (2.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.41%) JIRA
3 5 (1.51%) Subversion
3 5 (1.51%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.90%) Toad
5 1 (0.30%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.30%) PowerDesigner
General
1 100 (30.12%) Finance
2 46 (13.86%) Banking
3 31 (9.34%) Marketing
4 21 (6.33%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.52%) Games
6 12 (3.61%) Retail
7 7 (2.11%) Front Office
7 7 (2.11%) Legal
8 6 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.20%) Advertising
10 4 (1.20%) Automotive
11 3 (0.90%) Law
11 3 (0.90%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.60%) Billing
12 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.60%) Local Government
12 2 (0.60%) Military
12 2 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 139 (41.87%) Analyst
2 68 (20.48%) Developer
3 57 (17.17%) Data Analyst
4 38 (11.45%) Business Analyst
4 38 (11.45%) Data Scientist
5 20 (6.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 16 (4.82%) Data Engineer
7 14 (4.22%) Python Developer
8 12 (3.61%) Architect
8 12 (3.61%) Big Data Developer
8 12 (3.61%) Consultant
9 11 (3.31%) Big Data Engineer
10 9 (2.71%) Analytics Developer
10 9 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (2.71%) SSAS Developer
11 8 (2.41%) Data Architect
11 8 (2.41%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (2.41%) Security Analyst
11 8 (2.41%) SQL Analyst
11 8 (2.41%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.25%) XML
2 29 (8.73%) Middleware
3 23 (6.93%) XSLT
4 14 (4.22%) Natural Language Processing
5 12 (3.61%) MDX
6 11 (3.31%) Kafka
7 9 (2.71%) Hibernate
7 9 (2.71%) JMS
7 9 (2.71%) Lucene
7 9 (2.71%) Spring
7 9 (2.71%) Web Services
8 8 (2.41%) Play Framework
9 7 (2.11%) JSON
10 5 (1.51%) CSS
10 5 (1.51%) D3.js
10 5 (1.51%) HTML
10 5 (1.51%) RESTful
11 4 (1.20%) MLlib
11 4 (1.20%) scikit-learn
12 3 (0.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 127 (38.25%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.54%) Computer Science
3 25 (7.53%) Algorithms
4 15 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.61%) Data Structures
6 10 (3.01%) Market Risk
7 9 (2.71%) Replication
8 8 (2.41%) Blog
8 8 (2.41%) Fintech
9 7 (2.11%) Robotics
9 7 (2.11%) Social Media
10 6 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.51%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.51%) Life Science
11 5 (1.51%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.20%) Streaming Music
13 3 (0.90%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.73%) Unix
2 26 (7.83%) Linux
3 10 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.71%) CentOS
5 8 (2.41%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.81%) Windows
7 1 (0.30%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.30%) Debian
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (35.84%) Analytics
2 100 (30.12%) Data Modelling
3 82 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
4 77 (23.19%) Machine Learning
5 74 (22.29%) ETL
6 68 (20.48%) Data Analysis
7 56 (16.87%) Visualisation
8 45 (13.55%) Mathematics
9 39 (11.75%) Statistics
10 38 (11.45%) Data Integration
10 38 (11.45%) Validation
11 36 (10.84%) Scrum
12 33 (9.94%) Data Mapping
13 30 (9.04%) Data Analytics
14 28 (8.43%) UML
15 26 (7.83%) Data Munging
15 26 (7.83%) Statistical Analysis
16 25 (7.53%) Statistical Modelling
17 24 (7.23%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 186 (56.02%) SQL
2 80 (24.10%) Python
3 68 (20.48%) R
4 39 (11.75%) Java
5 29 (8.73%) JavaScript
6 27 (8.13%) Scala
7 23 (6.93%) T-SQL
8 14 (4.22%) Perl
9 13 (3.92%) MATLAB
9 13 (3.92%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.61%) VBA
11 10 (3.01%) C#
12 9 (2.71%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.11%) VB
14 6 (1.81%) Ruby
15 5 (1.51%) C++
15 5 (1.51%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.20%) C
16 4 (1.20%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 37 (11.14%) Degree
2 17 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.52%) PhD
3 15 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.71%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.51%) HNC
6 5 (1.51%) HND
7 3 (0.90%) CISSP
8 2 (0.60%) ACCA
8 2 (0.60%) CCNA
8 2 (0.60%) CIMA
8 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.60%) ISEB
9 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.30%) CRISC
9 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.53%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.31%) QA
3 5 (1.51%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.60%) PMO
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
5 1 (0.30%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.30%) IFRS
5 1 (0.30%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.81%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.90%) HDFS
3 1 (0.30%) Docker
3 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.31%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.30%) Oozie
3 1 (0.30%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 57 (17.17%) Oracle
2 43 (12.95%) Microsoft
3 37 (11.14%) Tableau
4 22 (6.63%) Teradata
5 19 (5.72%) Splunk
6 11 (3.31%) Informatica
7 10 (3.01%) Google
7 10 (3.01%) SAP
8 9 (2.71%) Cloudera
9 8 (2.41%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.81%) Cognos
11 5 (1.51%) Netezza
11 5 (1.51%) RapidMiner
12 4 (1.20%) Ariba
12 4 (1.20%) IBM
12 4 (1.20%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.90%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.90%) DataFlux
13 3 (0.90%) Imperva
13 3 (0.90%) Maxymiser