Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 611 617
Rank change year-on-year +32 +6 -67
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 316 294 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.39% 1.23% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 192 188
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £199
90th Percentile £675 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £342
% change year-on-year - +16.96% -14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
UK median hourly rate £24.90 £21.88 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.78% +12.22% -46.58%
10th Percentile £16.64 £16.20 £18.75
90th Percentile £33.25 £27.74 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £18.38 £19.50
% change year-on-year +5.01% -5.77% -46.58%

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 22778 23825 26248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 22.60% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15571 15787 17303
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
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 290 368 404
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -2.61% +15.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.06 £52.05 £52.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% +32.22%

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 November 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 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Top 16 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 November 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 +7 280 £450 +12.50% 65
UK excluding London +60 153 £400 - 42
London -40 153 £500 +17.65% 27
South East +16 47 £431 +28.73% 15
North of England +55 25 £325 -18.75% 14
East of England -4 21 £411 -8.61% 2
Scotland +8 20 £425 - 3
South West +20 19 £425 +97.67% 1
Midlands +21 13 £400 - 6
North West -5 11 £375 -9.09% 9
Yorkshire +23 10 £438 +25.07% 5
East Midlands +3 10 £406 +27.45% 3
Northern Ireland - 5 £250 - 1
North East +70 4 £300 +48.15%
Wales +20 3 £325 -
West Midlands +17 3 £300 -27.21% 3

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 174 (55.06%) SQL
2 128 (40.51%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (33.86%) Analytics
4 92 (29.11%) Data Modelling
5 91 (28.80%) Python
5 91 (28.80%) Finance
6 84 (26.58%) ETL
7 79 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 79 (25.00%) Machine Learning
8 75 (23.73%) Data Analysis
9 74 (23.42%) Big Data
10 72 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (20.89%) Data Warehouse
12 62 (19.62%) Visualisation
13 61 (19.30%) Hadoop
14 60 (18.99%) R
15 53 (16.77%) Microsoft
16 51 (16.14%) XML
16 51 (16.14%) Computer Science
17 49 (15.51%) Statistics
18 48 (15.19%) Mathematics
19 44 (13.92%) SQL Server
20 41 (12.97%) Tableau
20 41 (12.97%) Banking
21 40 (12.66%) Oracle
22 38 (12.03%) Java
22 38 (12.03%) Degree
23 36 (11.39%) JavaScript
24 35 (11.08%) Linux
24 35 (11.08%) Apache Spark

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 35 (11.08%) Apache Spark
2 28 (8.86%) SAS
3 26 (8.23%) SharePoint
4 19 (6.01%) Apache Pig
5 10 (3.16%) Apache Airflow
5 10 (3.16%) Luigi
5 10 (3.16%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.85%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.58%) IIS
8 3 (0.95%) Confluence
8 3 (0.95%) JBoss
9 2 (0.63%) Documentum
9 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.63%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.32%) CMS
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.75%) SPSS
3 12 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (3.16%) Pipeline Pilot
6 5 (1.58%) Weka
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.32%) Gephi
8 1 (0.32%) Mingle
8 1 (0.32%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.63%) Maximo
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.32%) FastStats
3 1 (0.32%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.32%) Relativity
3 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.90%) Trello
5 5 (1.58%) Slack
6 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.27%) Data Lake Analytics
6 4 (1.27%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.27%) PaaS
7 2 (0.63%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.32%) AdWords
8 1 (0.32%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.32%) Office 365
8 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.58%) Internet
2 3 (0.95%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (23.42%) Big Data
2 66 (20.89%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (19.30%) Hadoop
4 44 (13.92%) SQL Server
5 30 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (9.18%) MySQL
7 27 (8.54%) Relational Database
7 27 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (7.91%) Power BI
9 24 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (7.28%) NoSQL
11 21 (6.65%) Apache Hive
11 21 (6.65%) BusinessObjects
12 20 (6.33%) MongoDB
13 15 (4.75%) Ingres
14 13 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (3.80%) KNIME
16 11 (3.48%) BigQuery
16 11 (3.48%) Blockchain
17 10 (3.16%) Impala
Development Applications
1 14 (4.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.16%) Subversion
3 9 (2.85%) JIRA
4 5 (1.58%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.32%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.32%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.32%) Toad
General
1 91 (28.80%) Finance
2 41 (12.97%) Banking
3 23 (7.28%) Marketing
4 19 (6.01%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.11%) Games
6 12 (3.80%) Front Office
7 8 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.22%) Retail
9 5 (1.58%) Automotive
9 5 (1.58%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.58%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.95%) Advertising
10 3 (0.95%) Electronics
10 3 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.95%) Legal
10 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.95%) Publishing
11 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.63%) Billing
11 2 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 118 (37.34%) Analyst
2 73 (23.10%) Developer
3 62 (19.62%) Data Analyst
4 43 (13.61%) Data Scientist
5 23 (7.28%) Business Analyst
5 23 (7.28%) Python Developer
6 20 (6.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 13 (4.11%) Architect
8 12 (3.80%) Consultant
8 12 (3.80%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (3.48%) Big Data Developer
9 11 (3.48%) Data Architect
9 11 (3.48%) Machine Learning Developer
9 11 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (3.16%) Data Engineer
10 10 (3.16%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (2.85%) Analytics Developer
11 9 (2.85%) SQL Data Analyst
11 9 (2.85%) SSAS Developer
12 8 (2.53%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (16.14%) XML
2 19 (6.01%) Middleware
3 17 (5.38%) JSON
4 16 (5.06%) Natural Language Processing
5 15 (4.75%) XSLT
6 14 (4.43%) MDX
7 11 (3.48%) Lucene
8 10 (3.16%) Kafka
8 10 (3.16%) RESTful
9 9 (2.85%) Hibernate
9 9 (2.85%) JMS
9 9 (2.85%) Spring
9 9 (2.85%) Web Services
10 8 (2.53%) Play Framework
11 7 (2.22%) NumPy
11 7 (2.22%) REST
11 7 (2.22%) SciPy
12 5 (1.58%) D3.js
12 5 (1.58%) HTML
12 5 (1.58%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 128 (40.51%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (16.14%) Computer Science
3 23 (7.28%) Algorithms
4 18 (5.70%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.11%) Data Structures
6 12 (3.80%) Robotics
7 10 (3.16%) Life Science
8 9 (2.85%) Replication
9 8 (2.53%) Blog
9 8 (2.53%) Fintech
10 6 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.90%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.27%) FMCG
12 4 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.27%) Music Streaming
12 4 (1.27%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.27%) Social Media
13 3 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.08%) Linux
2 32 (10.13%) Unix
3 12 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.85%) CentOS
5 8 (2.53%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.22%) Windows
7 4 (1.27%) Android
7 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.27%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (33.86%) Analytics
2 92 (29.11%) Data Modelling
3 84 (26.58%) ETL
4 79 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 79 (25.00%) Machine Learning
5 75 (23.73%) Data Analysis
6 72 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (19.62%) Visualisation
8 49 (15.51%) Statistics
9 48 (15.19%) Mathematics
10 34 (10.76%) Data Integration
11 32 (10.13%) Scrum
12 27 (8.54%) Validation
13 26 (8.23%) Data Analytics
13 26 (8.23%) Data Management
14 24 (7.59%) Data Visualisation
14 24 (7.59%) DevOps
15 23 (7.28%) Data Cleansing
16 22 (6.96%) Statistical Modelling
17 21 (6.65%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 174 (55.06%) SQL
2 91 (28.80%) Python
3 60 (18.99%) R
4 38 (12.03%) Java
5 36 (11.39%) JavaScript
6 25 (7.91%) Scala
7 19 (6.01%) Perl
7 19 (6.01%) T-SQL
8 12 (3.80%) C#
8 12 (3.80%) Ruby
9 11 (3.48%) Bash Shell
10 9 (2.85%) C++
10 9 (2.85%) VBA
11 8 (2.53%) C
12 7 (2.22%) MATLAB
12 7 (2.22%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.58%) PHP
13 5 (1.58%) VB
14 4 (1.27%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (12.03%) Degree
2 18 (5.70%) PhD
3 17 (5.38%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.75%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.48%) Master's Degree
6 7 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.95%) HNC
8 3 (0.95%) HND
8 3 (0.95%) ISEB
9 2 (0.63%) ACCA
9 2 (0.63%) CIMA
10 1 (0.32%) CISSP
10 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.32%) PMP
10 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.23%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.58%) QA
3 4 (1.27%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (0.95%) PMO
5 2 (0.63%) GCP
6 1 (0.32%) BS7666
6 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.95%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.63%) HDFS
3 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (3.48%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.63%) Kibana
3 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) Oozie
Vendors
1 53 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.97%) Tableau
3 40 (12.66%) Oracle
4 16 (5.06%) Splunk
5 10 (3.16%) Netezza
5 10 (3.16%) RapidMiner
6 9 (2.85%) Cloudera
6 9 (2.85%) Cognos
6 9 (2.85%) Google
6 9 (2.85%) Teradata
7 8 (2.53%) MicroStrategy
7 8 (2.53%) SAP
8 7 (2.22%) Informatica
9 4 (1.27%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.95%) IBM
10 3 (0.95%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.95%) VMware
11 2 (0.63%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.63%) CODA
11 2 (0.63%) OpenText