Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 595 573 575
Rank change year-on-year -22 +2 +31
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 297 262 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.31% 1.29% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 161 233
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +0.24% +2.79%
10th Percentile £300 £210 £271
90th Percentile £700 £575 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +1.94% +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.37% +34.38% -47.97%
10th Percentile £31.00 £14.10 £15.00
90th Percentile £70.00 £40.15 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +145.45% +10.00% -40.00%

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 22,627 20,384 23,242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.45% 22.59% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,756 13,604 15,695
UK median daily rate £473 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £278
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.00% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 252 380
UK median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +8.11% -3.28%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.25 £12.18
90th Percentile £53.50 £50.00 £52.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £29.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +13.56% +9.26% +1.89%

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 23 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Mining over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 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 +19 286 £500 +17.65% 77
London -5 176 £550 +22.22% 37
UK excluding London -21 117 £421 +1.94% 43
South East +28 69 £422 -3.61% 14
Midlands -9 15 £400 +14.29% 2
South West +16 14 £425 - 5
West Midlands -17 13 £400 +12.28% 1
North of England -33 8 £313 -20.63% 12
North West -27 6 £275 -26.67% 7
Wales - 5 £300 -
East of England -21 4 £463 +8.82% 7
East Midlands +7 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -25 2 £358 -13.86% 5
Scotland -61 2 £475 +46.15% 3

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 144 (48.48%) Analytics
2 125 (42.09%) SQL
3 105 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (35.02%) Visualisation
5 103 (34.68%) Python
6 102 (34.34%) Analytical Skills
7 91 (30.64%) Machine Learning
8 88 (29.63%) Finance
9 84 (28.28%) Data Analysis
10 81 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
10 81 (27.27%) R
11 77 (25.93%) Big Data
12 74 (24.92%) Data Science
13 65 (21.89%) Data Modelling
14 64 (21.55%) Tableau
15 58 (19.53%) Mathematics
15 58 (19.53%) Problem-Solving
16 49 (16.50%) Hadoop
17 48 (16.16%) Data Warehouse
17 48 (16.16%) Banking
18 47 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
18 47 (15.82%) Open Source
19 42 (14.14%) Security Cleared
19 42 (14.14%) Apache Spark
20 41 (13.80%) Statistics
21 38 (12.79%) ETL
21 38 (12.79%) Linux
22 36 (12.12%) Artificial Intelligence
22 36 (12.12%) SC Cleared
22 36 (12.12%) Data Analytics

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 42 (14.14%) Apache Spark
2 24 (8.08%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (8.08%) Jupyter
3 21 (7.07%) SAS
4 15 (5.05%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.37%) nginx
6 9 (3.03%) Gunicorn
7 7 (2.36%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.68%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.68%) Confluence
8 5 (1.68%) Mongoose
9 3 (1.01%) Apache
9 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.01%) IIS
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.34%) uWSGI
Applications
1 32 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (6.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (4.38%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (2.02%) SPSS
5 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.34%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 6 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (1.68%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.67%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.67%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.67%) Relativity
5 1 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.34%) Finacle
5 1 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 47 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 18 (6.06%) AWS CloudTrail
3 17 (5.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 10 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.37%) Amazon Kinesis
4 10 (3.37%) Serverless
5 9 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (3.03%) Route 53
6 5 (1.68%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.68%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.68%) Heroku
7 4 (1.35%) Office 365
7 4 (1.35%) Slack
7 4 (1.35%) Trello
8 3 (1.01%) GitHub
8 3 (1.01%) PaaS
8 3 (1.01%) SaaS
9 2 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.36%) VPN
2 6 (2.02%) SSL
3 5 (1.68%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.01%) Internet
5 2 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.67%) Intranet
5 2 (0.67%) LAN
5 2 (0.67%) MPLS
5 2 (0.67%) SMS
5 2 (0.67%) SMTP
5 2 (0.67%) SNMP
5 2 (0.67%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.67%) WAN
6 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.34%) Firewall
6 1 (0.34%) FlexRay
6 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (25.93%) Big Data
2 49 (16.50%) Hadoop
3 48 (16.16%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (11.11%) Power BI
5 29 (9.76%) SQL Server
6 26 (8.75%) Relational Database
7 22 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
8 20 (6.73%) Amazon Redshift
9 18 (6.06%) Apache Hive
10 12 (4.04%) NoSQL
11 11 (3.70%) HBase
11 11 (3.70%) MongoDB
12 10 (3.37%) Looker
12 10 (3.37%) Qlik Sense
12 10 (3.37%) Sisense
13 9 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (2.69%) OLAP
14 8 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (5.72%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.05%) JIRA
3 5 (1.68%) FishEye
4 4 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.67%) Moq
6 2 (0.67%) MSTest
6 2 (0.67%) NUnit
6 2 (0.67%) RStudio
7 1 (0.34%) GitLab
7 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 88 (29.63%) Finance
2 48 (16.16%) Banking
3 29 (9.76%) Marketing
4 27 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 26 (8.75%) Games
6 15 (5.05%) Front Office
7 8 (2.69%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.02%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.68%) Electronics
10 4 (1.35%) Law
11 3 (1.01%) Advertising
11 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.67%) Automotive
12 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.67%) Retail
12 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Back Office
13 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.34%) Publishing
13 1 (0.34%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 93 (31.31%) Analyst
2 50 (16.84%) Developer
3 47 (15.82%) Data Scientist
4 42 (14.14%) Business Analyst
5 32 (10.77%) Data Analyst
6 30 (10.10%) Architect
7 19 (6.40%) Insight Analyst
8 17 (5.72%) Python Developer
9 15 (5.05%) Data Business Analyst
10 14 (4.71%) Consultant
11 12 (4.04%) AWS Architect
11 12 (4.04%) SQL Analyst
12 11 (3.70%) Machine Learning Developer
13 10 (3.37%) AWS Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.37%) Banking Analyst
13 10 (3.37%) Data Insight Analyst
13 10 (3.37%) Insight Data Analyst
13 10 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 9 (3.03%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.75%) NumPy
1 26 (8.75%) Pandas
2 24 (8.08%) XML
3 23 (7.74%) D3.js
3 23 (7.74%) Matplotlib
4 21 (7.07%) Kafka
5 20 (6.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 20 (6.73%) Unreal Engine
6 15 (5.05%) Node.js
7 14 (4.71%) HTML
7 14 (4.71%) Natural Language Processing
8 10 (3.37%) HTML5
9 9 (3.03%) CSS
9 9 (3.03%) LDAP
10 7 (2.36%) React
10 7 (2.36%) REST
11 6 (2.02%) .NET
11 6 (2.02%) Play Framework
12 5 (1.68%) Middleware
12 5 (1.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 102 (34.34%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (10.44%) Algorithms
3 26 (8.75%) Computer Science
4 21 (7.07%) Data Structures
4 21 (7.07%) User Experience
5 14 (4.71%) Robotics
6 11 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.37%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (3.37%) Fintech
8 9 (3.03%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.68%) AS400
9 5 (1.68%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.68%) Equities
9 5 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.68%) Social Media
10 4 (1.35%) Blog
11 3 (1.01%) Derivative
11 3 (1.01%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.01%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.01%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.79%) Linux
2 18 (6.06%) Unix
3 11 (3.70%) Windows
4 10 (3.37%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.35%) AIX
6 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) CentOS
7 1 (0.34%) Debian
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (48.48%) Analytics
2 105 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (35.02%) Visualisation
4 91 (30.64%) Machine Learning
5 84 (28.28%) Data Analysis
6 81 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 74 (24.92%) Data Science
8 65 (21.89%) Data Modelling
9 58 (19.53%) Mathematics
9 58 (19.53%) Problem-Solving
10 47 (15.82%) Open Source
11 41 (13.80%) Statistics
12 38 (12.79%) ETL
13 36 (12.12%) Artificial Intelligence
13 36 (12.12%) Data Analytics
14 34 (11.45%) Decision-Making
15 32 (10.77%) Data Cleansing
15 32 (10.77%) Data Visualisation
16 30 (10.10%) Statistical Modelling
17 29 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (42.09%) SQL
2 103 (34.68%) Python
3 81 (27.27%) R
4 27 (9.09%) Java
5 26 (8.75%) JavaScript
6 16 (5.39%) Scala
7 13 (4.38%) VBA
8 11 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.03%) C
9 9 (3.03%) MATLAB
10 7 (2.36%) C#
10 7 (2.36%) C++
11 6 (2.02%) Perl
12 5 (1.68%) ES6
13 4 (1.35%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.67%) XPath
15 1 (0.34%) Julia
15 1 (0.34%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 42 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 36 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 28 (9.43%) Degree
4 7 (2.36%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.68%) PhD
6 3 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.67%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.34%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.01%) GDPR
2 3 (1.01%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.67%) EMIR
3 2 (0.67%) MiFID
3 2 (0.67%) PMO
4 1 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.03%) Docker
2 8 (2.69%) HDFS
3 7 (2.36%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.01%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.67%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.03%) Terraform
2 6 (2.02%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (1.68%) Ansible
3 5 (1.68%) Oozie
4 2 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.67%) vRealize
5 1 (0.34%) Ambari
Vendors
1 64 (21.55%) Tableau
2 24 (8.08%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.40%) Oracle
4 18 (6.06%) SAP
5 15 (5.05%) AlienVault
6 10 (3.37%) Hortonworks
6 10 (3.37%) IBM
7 7 (2.36%) Google
8 6 (2.02%) Capita
8 6 (2.02%) Cloudera
8 6 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.02%) VMware
9 5 (1.68%) Alteryx
9 5 (1.68%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.68%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (1.68%) Teradata
10 4 (1.35%) Cisco
10 4 (1.35%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.35%) Murex
11 3 (1.01%) RapidMiner