Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 587 591 574
Rank change year-on-year +4 -17 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 299 246 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.32% 1.18% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 155 225
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £218 £266
90th Percentile £688 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £408 £375
% change year-on-year +1.23% +8.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 16
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £21.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.37% +10.26% -45.83%
10th Percentile £31.00 £14.34 £15.00
90th Percentile £70.00 £36.45 £36.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £19.69 £19.50
% change year-on-year +105.71% +0.96% -45.07%

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 22,636 20,842 23,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.39% 22.49% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,705 13,959 16,081
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £312 £290 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 266 395
UK median hourly rate £34.25 £27.50 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.55% +8.10% -15.20%
10th Percentile £14.65 £9.94 £12.08
90th Percentile £54.63 £49.38 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +2.04% -14.60%

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 19 April 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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 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 +10 287 £450 +5.88% 98
London -3 163 £525 +16.67% 50
UK excluding London +7 131 £413 +1.23% 55
South East +34 77 £425 - 12
North of England -13 20 £300 -25.00% 13
Midlands +3 11 £375 -4.76% 11
North West -28 10 £300 -25.00% 9
South West +7 8 £394 -7.35% 8
West Midlands -16 8 £303 -24.19% 7
East of England -16 8 £450 +5.88% 4
Yorkshire -14 6 £408 -1.75% 3
Wales - 5 £300 -
North East +28 4 £300 - 1
East Midlands -2 3 £375 +7.14% 4
Scotland -43 2 £430 +15.44% 6

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 147 (49.16%) Analytics
2 133 (44.48%) SQL
3 113 (37.79%) Analytical Skills
4 109 (36.45%) Python
5 106 (35.45%) Visualisation
6 99 (33.11%) Business Intelligence
7 96 (32.11%) Machine Learning
8 92 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 90 (30.10%) Data Analysis
10 83 (27.76%) R
11 80 (26.76%) Big Data
12 79 (26.42%) Data Science
13 78 (26.09%) Finance
14 74 (24.75%) Tableau
15 72 (24.08%) Data Modelling
16 67 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
17 64 (21.40%) Mathematics
18 60 (20.07%) Statistics
19 56 (18.73%) ETL
20 50 (16.72%) Data Warehouse
21 44 (14.72%) Computer Science
21 44 (14.72%) Data Cleansing
21 44 (14.72%) Open Source
22 43 (14.38%) Hadoop
23 41 (13.71%) Data Quality
23 41 (13.71%) Power BI
24 40 (13.38%) Decision-Making
24 40 (13.38%) Security Cleared
24 40 (13.38%) SQL Server
25 39 (13.04%) Microsoft

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 (12.04%) Apache Spark
2 29 (9.70%) Jupyter
3 26 (8.70%) SAS
4 22 (7.36%) SharePoint
5 20 (6.69%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.68%) nginx
7 7 (2.34%) Gunicorn
8 6 (2.01%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.34%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.00%) Apache
10 3 (1.00%) IIS
10 3 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.67%) Confluence
11 2 (0.67%) Luigi
11 2 (0.67%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (12.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (6.35%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.68%) SPSS
5 7 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.34%) Weka
7 2 (0.67%) Pipeline Pilot
7 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.33%) Gephi
8 1 (0.33%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (1.67%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.67%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.67%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.67%) Relativity
4 1 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.33%) Finacle
4 1 (0.33%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 37 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 15 (5.02%) AWS CloudTrail
3 14 (4.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 13 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (3.34%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (3.34%) Amazon Kinesis
5 10 (3.34%) Slack
5 10 (3.34%) Trello
6 8 (2.68%) Serverless
7 7 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (2.34%) Route 53
8 6 (2.01%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.34%) Office 365
10 3 (1.00%) GitHub
10 3 (1.00%) PaaS
11 2 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.34%) VPN
2 3 (1.00%) Internet
2 3 (1.00%) SSL
3 2 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.67%) Intranet
3 2 (0.67%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.67%) LAN
3 2 (0.67%) MPLS
3 2 (0.67%) SMS
3 2 (0.67%) SMTP
3 2 (0.67%) SNMP
3 2 (0.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (0.67%) WAN
4 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (26.76%) Big Data
2 50 (16.72%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (14.38%) Hadoop
4 41 (13.71%) Power BI
5 40 (13.38%) SQL Server
6 38 (12.71%) BusinessObjects
7 18 (6.02%) Relational Database
8 17 (5.69%) Amazon Redshift
9 16 (5.35%) Apache Hive
9 16 (5.35%) NoSQL
9 16 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (4.35%) OLAP
11 13 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (3.68%) Geospatial Data
13 10 (3.34%) HBase
13 10 (3.34%) Looker
13 10 (3.34%) Qlik Sense
13 10 (3.34%) Sisense
14 8 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (4.68%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.67%) JIRA
3 4 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.67%) FishEye
5 2 (0.67%) Moq
5 2 (0.67%) MSTest
5 2 (0.67%) NUnit
5 2 (0.67%) RStudio
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.67%) Subversion
6 1 (0.33%) GitLab
6 1 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 78 (26.09%) Finance
2 38 (12.71%) Banking
3 31 (10.37%) Marketing
4 27 (9.03%) Games
5 20 (6.69%) Investment Banking
6 15 (5.02%) Front Office
7 5 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.34%) Law
8 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.00%) Electronics
9 3 (1.00%) Retail
9 3 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Automotive
10 2 (0.67%) Billing
10 2 (0.67%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.33%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 101 (33.78%) Analyst
2 57 (19.06%) Data Scientist
3 51 (17.06%) Developer
4 48 (16.05%) Data Analyst
5 37 (12.37%) Business Analyst
6 30 (10.03%) Architect
7 17 (5.69%) Python Developer
8 16 (5.35%) Data Business Analyst
8 16 (5.35%) Insight Analyst
9 14 (4.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (4.68%) Consultant
9 14 (4.68%) SQL Analyst
10 13 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 12 (4.01%) Data Architect
11 12 (4.01%) Technical Analyst
12 11 (3.68%) Machine Learning Developer
13 10 (3.34%) AWS Architect
14 9 (3.01%) Data Insight Analyst
14 9 (3.01%) Insight Data Analyst
14 9 (3.01%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.37%) NumPy
2 35 (11.71%) Pandas
3 32 (10.70%) XML
4 29 (9.70%) Matplotlib
5 27 (9.03%) D3.js
6 25 (8.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 25 (8.36%) Unreal Engine
7 16 (5.35%) Kafka
8 11 (3.68%) Natural Language Processing
9 9 (3.01%) Node.js
10 8 (2.68%) JSON
10 8 (2.68%) SciPy
11 7 (2.34%) .NET
11 7 (2.34%) LDAP
11 7 (2.34%) REST
12 6 (2.01%) HTML
12 6 (2.01%) Middleware
12 6 (2.01%) Web Services
12 6 (2.01%) XSLT
13 5 (1.67%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 113 (37.79%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (14.72%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.36%) Algorithms
4 21 (7.02%) Data Structures
5 19 (6.35%) User Experience
6 14 (4.68%) Management Information System
7 13 (4.35%) Robotics
8 9 (3.01%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (2.34%) Fintech
10 6 (2.01%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.67%) AS400
11 5 (1.67%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.67%) Equities
11 5 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.34%) Blog
12 4 (1.34%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.34%) Market Risk
13 3 (1.00%) Derivative
13 3 (1.00%) Life Science
13 3 (1.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.04%) Linux
2 17 (5.69%) Unix
3 12 (4.01%) Windows
4 8 (2.68%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.00%) AIX
6 3 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (49.16%) Analytics
2 106 (35.45%) Visualisation
3 99 (33.11%) Business Intelligence
4 96 (32.11%) Machine Learning
5 92 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (30.10%) Data Analysis
7 79 (26.42%) Data Science
8 72 (24.08%) Data Modelling
9 67 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
10 64 (21.40%) Mathematics
11 60 (20.07%) Statistics
12 56 (18.73%) ETL
13 44 (14.72%) Data Cleansing
13 44 (14.72%) Open Source
14 40 (13.38%) Decision-Making
15 38 (12.71%) Data Analytics
16 32 (10.70%) Data Management
16 32 (10.70%) Trend Analysis
17 31 (10.37%) Software Engineering
17 31 (10.37%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 133 (44.48%) SQL
2 109 (36.45%) Python
3 83 (27.76%) R
4 28 (9.36%) JavaScript
5 25 (8.36%) Java
6 15 (5.02%) VBA
7 13 (4.35%) Scala
8 12 (4.01%) C
9 11 (3.68%) C++
10 9 (3.01%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.01%) C#
10 9 (3.01%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.67%) Perl
12 4 (1.34%) Ruby
13 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.67%) AWK
14 2 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.67%) PHP
14 2 (0.67%) sed
14 2 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (13.38%) Security Cleared
2 38 (12.71%) Degree
3 35 (11.71%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.01%) Master's Degree
5 7 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.34%) PhD
6 5 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.33%) CIPD
9 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.33%) ISEB
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (13.71%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.00%) GDPR
2 3 (1.00%) PMO
2 3 (1.00%) QA
2 3 (1.00%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.67%) EMIR
3 2 (0.67%) GCP
3 2 (0.67%) MiFID
4 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.34%) Docker
2 5 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.34%) HDFS
4 3 (1.00%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.67%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.34%) Terraform
2 5 (1.67%) Oozie
3 3 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.67%) Ansible
4 2 (0.67%) Kibana
4 2 (0.67%) vRealize
5 1 (0.33%) Ambari
5 1 (0.33%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (24.75%) Tableau
2 39 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.69%) Oracle
4 18 (6.02%) SAP
5 13 (4.35%) AlienVault
6 10 (3.34%) IBM
7 9 (3.01%) Google
8 7 (2.34%) Hortonworks
8 7 (2.34%) VMware
9 6 (2.01%) Capita
10 5 (1.67%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (1.67%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.67%) Cognos
10 5 (1.67%) Marketo
10 5 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.34%) Alteryx
11 4 (1.34%) Teradata
12 2 (0.67%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.67%) F5
12 2 (0.67%) Netezza