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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 481 505 484
Rank change year-on-year +24 -21  
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 114 152 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.08% 1.24% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 111 118
Median daily rate £425 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £21.50 £47.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.73% +54.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £22.71 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £48.30 £73.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £48.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -65.97% +94.00%  

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 10533 12231 12917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.75% 21.88% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7056 8244 8337
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 168 173
Median hourly rate £29.50 £27.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.27% -14.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.28 £49.95 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Data Mining as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 103 £425 -10.52% 45
London +12 56 £463 -11.90% 21
North West +33 11 £375 +7.14% 8
South East +18 11 £463 +18.58% 3
Hampshire +16 9 £469 -21.87%
East of England +10 8 £420 +15.86% 6
City of London -5 7 £525 +10.52% 4
Scotland +33 6 £275 -8.33% 6
Yorkshire +18 6 £465 +32.85% 3
West Yorkshire +11 6 £465 +32.85% 2
Leeds +11 6 £465 +32.85% 2
Havant - 6 £469 -
West Midlands +21 5 £356 -5.00% 2
Manchester +19 5 £288 -11.53% 5
South West -3 5 £425 -17.07% 1
Edinburgh +16 3 £275 -30.90% 4
Bristol +5 3 £413 +3.12%
Glasgow +2 3 - - 2
Cheshire - 3 £413 - 3
Essex - 3 £360 -
Birmingham +14 2 £600 -
Cambridge +7 2 £500 +37.93% 6
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £500 +37.93% 6
Bedfordshire +3 2 £375 -
Canary Wharf +3 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £413 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 - 1
Gloucester - 2 £425 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £360 -
Berkshire +21 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 131 (54.58%) SQL
2 83 (34.58%) Analytics
3 70 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 67 (27.92%) R
5 66 (27.50%) Finance
6 57 (23.75%) Big Data
6 57 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
7 55 (22.92%) Python
8 54 (22.50%) Data Analysis
9 50 (20.83%) Tableau
10 49 (20.42%) Statistics
11 48 (20.00%) Visualisation
12 46 (19.17%) Data Warehouse
13 42 (17.50%) ETL
14 41 (17.08%) Java
14 41 (17.08%) Machine Learning
15 40 (16.67%) Data Modelling
16 39 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (15.42%) Microsoft Excel
17 37 (15.42%) SQL Server
18 34 (14.17%) Marketing
19 32 (13.33%) Oracle
20 31 (12.92%) Algorithms
21 30 (12.50%) SAS
21 30 (12.50%) Microsoft
21 30 (12.50%) Hadoop
21 30 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
21 30 (12.50%) NoSQL
22 27 (11.25%) Data Management
23 26 (10.83%) MongoDB

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 30 (12.50%) SAS
2 21 (8.75%) Apache Spark
3 15 (6.25%) Apache Pig
4 11 (4.58%) Apache Solr
4 11 (4.58%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.17%) Apache
6 6 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.25%) JBoss
8 2 (0.83%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.83%) CMS
9 1 (0.42%) Confluence
9 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (15.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (10.42%) SPSS
3 12 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (3.33%) Weka
7 4 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (1.67%) Stata
8 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.83%) Mingle
9 2 (0.83%) SPSS Modeler
10 1 (0.42%) EViews
Business Applications
1 6 (2.50%) FastStats
2 4 (1.67%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.83%) Data Workbench
4 2 (0.83%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.42%) HFM
5 1 (0.42%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.42%) RMDS
5 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.00%) PaaS
3 9 (3.75%) IaaS
3 9 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.50%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (1.67%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.25%) SmartFocus
6 3 (1.25%) Trello
7 2 (0.83%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.42%) Force.com
8 1 (0.42%) Slack
8 1 (0.42%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.00%) Internet
2 9 (3.75%) DKIM
2 9 (3.75%) DMARC
2 9 (3.75%) SMTP
3 1 (0.42%) Broadband
3 1 (0.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (23.75%) Big Data
2 46 (19.17%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (15.42%) SQL Server
4 30 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 30 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 26 (10.83%) MongoDB
6 25 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (9.17%) Apache Hive
8 21 (8.75%) Relational Database
9 20 (8.33%) Power BI
10 18 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (6.67%) QlikView
12 15 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (4.58%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (4.17%) OLAP
15 7 (2.92%) MS Access
15 7 (2.92%) MySQL
15 7 (2.92%) Oracle Database
16 6 (2.50%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 6 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
1 6 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.25%) JIRA
3 2 (0.83%) ERwin
4 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 66 (27.50%) Finance
2 34 (14.17%) Marketing
3 24 (10.00%) Banking
4 14 (5.83%) Retail
5 12 (5.00%) Advertising
5 12 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.33%) Legal
7 6 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.08%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.67%) Electronics
10 2 (0.83%) French Language
10 2 (0.83%) Front Office
10 2 (0.83%) Games
10 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.83%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.42%) Local Government
11 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 93 (38.75%) Analyst
2 48 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 44 (18.33%) Data Scientist
3 44 (18.33%) Developer
4 18 (7.50%) Business Analyst
5 14 (5.83%) Architect
6 13 (5.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (5.42%) SQL Analyst
7 10 (4.17%) SQL Data Analyst
8 9 (3.75%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (3.33%) Consultant
9 8 (3.33%) SQL Developer
10 7 (2.92%) DBA
10 7 (2.92%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.50%) Excel Analyst
11 6 (2.50%) Insight Analyst
11 6 (2.50%) SQL Server Developer
11 6 (2.50%) SSIS Developer
12 5 (2.08%) Data Business Analyst
12 5 (2.08%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.92%) Natural Language Processing
2 11 (4.58%) Kafka
2 11 (4.58%) Lucene
2 11 (4.58%) XML
3 7 (2.92%) HTML
3 7 (2.92%) NumPy
4 6 (2.50%) CSS
4 6 (2.50%) Regular Expression
4 6 (2.50%) scikit-learn
5 5 (2.08%) .NET
5 5 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.08%) D3.js
5 5 (2.08%) JSON
6 4 (1.67%) Web Services
7 3 (1.25%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.25%) JMS
7 3 (1.25%) Middleware
7 3 (1.25%) SOAP
7 3 (1.25%) Spring
7 3 (1.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 57 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (12.92%) Algorithms
3 24 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.50%) Social Media
7 5 (2.08%) Credit Risk
7 5 (2.08%) Derivative
7 5 (2.08%) NHS
8 4 (1.67%) Clustering
8 4 (1.67%) Fintech
8 4 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.67%) Replication
9 3 (1.25%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.25%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.25%) User Experience
9 3 (1.25%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.83%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.83%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.33%) Linux
2 5 (2.08%) Unix
3 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.25%) Android
4 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.25%) CentOS
5 2 (0.83%) Windows
6 1 (0.42%) AIX
6 1 (0.42%) HPUX
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (34.58%) Analytics
2 70 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (22.50%) Data Analysis
4 49 (20.42%) Statistics
5 48 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 42 (17.50%) ETL
7 41 (17.08%) Machine Learning
8 40 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 39 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
11 27 (11.25%) Data Management
12 25 (10.42%) Statistical Analysis
13 24 (10.00%) Mathematics
14 22 (9.17%) CRM
15 19 (7.92%) Project Management
16 18 (7.50%) Migration
16 18 (7.50%) Scrum
17 16 (6.67%) Business Analysis
17 16 (6.67%) Data Analytics
17 16 (6.67%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 131 (54.58%) SQL
2 67 (27.92%) R
3 55 (22.92%) Python
4 41 (17.08%) Java
5 17 (7.08%) MATLAB
6 16 (6.67%) VBA
7 14 (5.83%) JavaScript
8 12 (5.00%) C#
8 12 (5.00%) Scala
9 11 (4.58%) C++
10 9 (3.75%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.92%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.08%) Perl
13 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.25%) PHP
14 3 (1.25%) VB
15 2 (0.83%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.83%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (10.83%) Degree
2 13 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.17%) PhD
3 10 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.67%) PMP
5 3 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.83%) HNC
6 2 (0.83%) HND
6 2 (0.83%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.42%) ACCA
7 1 (0.42%) CBAP
7 1 (0.42%) CIMA
7 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (1.67%) QA
4 3 (1.25%) MiFID
5 2 (0.83%) IFRS
5 2 (0.83%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.83%) PMO
6 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (2.08%) Kibana
2 3 (1.25%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.83%) Oozie
4 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (20.83%) Tableau
2 32 (13.33%) Oracle
3 30 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.17%) Teradata
5 9 (3.75%) Cognos
5 9 (3.75%) IBM
6 8 (3.33%) Adobe
6 8 (3.33%) SAP
7 7 (2.92%) Alteryx
7 7 (2.92%) Google
7 7 (2.92%) Informatica
8 6 (2.50%) Talend
9 5 (2.08%) Alterian
10 4 (1.67%) Cisco
11 3 (1.25%) Hitwise
11 3 (1.25%) Maxymiser
11 3 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.25%) Splunk
12 2 (0.83%) comScore
12 2 (0.83%) Twitter
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Stanton House Uk Llp
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford, London
Anthony Cole Associates
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago