Period
to 23 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 600 581 619
Rank change year-on-year -19 +38 -35
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 308 290 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.31% 1.36% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 170 203
UK median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £261 £275
90th Percentile £688 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +0.30% +10.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £21.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.37% -42.67% +21.95%
10th Percentile £33.60 £14.10 £18.49
90th Percentile £45.25 £40.15 £52.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £16.50 £48.50
% change year-on-year +145.45% -65.98% +94.00%

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 23,429 21,365 24,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.69% 22.45% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,343 14,197 16,256
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 268 377
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +8.77% +14.00%
10th Percentile £14.08 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.00 £30.10
% change year-on-year +5.47% +6.30% +20.41%

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 July 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 July 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 23 July 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 -4 289 £485 +7.78% 74
London -19 164 £550 +10.00% 35
UK excluding London -22 139 £416 +0.30% 46
South East +17 51 £420 +8.39% 6
South West +10 25 £425 - 10
North of England -11 24 £396 -0.94% 12
North West -18 21 £413 +8.20% 3
Midlands -5 20 £405 -0.31% 4
West Midlands -13 16 £400 +12.28% 1
Scotland -46 10 £413 -2.94% 7
Wales -9 5 £300 -
East Midlands +3 4 £425 +1.49% 3
East of England -29 4 £463 +10.12% 6
North East - 2 £263 - 2
Yorkshire -29 1 £325 -22.62% 7

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 129 (41.88%) SQL
1 129 (41.88%) Analytics
2 107 (34.74%) Python
3 102 (33.12%) Visualisation
4 97 (31.49%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (29.55%) Finance
6 91 (29.55%) Data Science
7 86 (27.92%) Business Intelligence
8 85 (27.60%) Machine Learning
9 77 (25.00%) R
10 76 (24.68%) Big Data
10 76 (24.68%) Data Analysis
11 69 (22.40%) Data Modelling
12 68 (22.08%) Problem-Solving
13 62 (20.13%) Mathematics
14 59 (19.16%) Hadoop
15 53 (17.21%) Data Warehouse
15 53 (17.21%) Apache Spark
16 51 (16.56%) Tableau
17 50 (16.23%) Banking
18 45 (14.61%) Security Cleared
19 44 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
19 44 (14.29%) ETL
20 42 (13.64%) Statistics
20 42 (13.64%) Algorithms
21 38 (12.34%) Data Visualisation
21 38 (12.34%) Artificial Intelligence
22 37 (12.01%) Data Analytics
22 37 (12.01%) Power BI

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 53 (17.21%) Apache Spark
2 20 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (6.49%) SAS
3 18 (5.84%) SharePoint
4 17 (5.52%) Jupyter
5 9 (2.92%) Gunicorn
5 9 (2.92%) nginx
6 7 (2.27%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.27%) Confluence
6 7 (2.27%) IIS
7 6 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.62%) Mongoose
9 3 (0.97%) Apache
9 3 (0.97%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (8.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.97%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.97%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.65%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.65%) Relativity
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.32%) Data Workbench
5 1 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.32%) Finacle
5 1 (0.32%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.32%) Movex
5 1 (0.32%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (0.32%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 44 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 12 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 12 (3.90%) AWS CloudTrail
5 9 (2.92%) Route 53
5 9 (2.92%) Serverless
6 8 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (1.95%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.62%) Heroku
9 4 (1.30%) Office 365
10 3 (0.97%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.97%) GitHub
10 3 (0.97%) SaaS
11 2 (0.65%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.65%) Slack
11 2 (0.65%) Trello
12 1 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.25%) Internet
2 8 (2.60%) VPN
3 7 (2.27%) SSL
4 6 (1.95%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.30%) SMS
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.65%) Intranet
6 2 (0.65%) LAN
6 2 (0.65%) MPLS
6 2 (0.65%) SMTP
6 2 (0.65%) SNMP
6 2 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.65%) WAN
7 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.32%) Firewall
7 1 (0.32%) FlexRay
7 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.32%) Network Security
7 1 (0.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (24.68%) Big Data
2 59 (19.16%) Hadoop
3 53 (17.21%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (12.01%) Power BI
5 33 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 30 (9.74%) Relational Database
7 18 (5.84%) Apache Hive
8 15 (4.87%) MongoDB
9 14 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (4.55%) HBase
9 14 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (4.22%) Data Lake
11 12 (3.90%) Spotfire
12 11 (3.57%) NoSQL
13 10 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (3.25%) Looker
13 10 (3.25%) Qlik Sense
13 10 (3.25%) Sisense
14 9 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (2.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (5.84%) Git (software)
1 18 (5.84%) JIRA
2 8 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.60%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.95%) FishEye
4 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.97%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.65%) Moq
6 2 (0.65%) MSTest
6 2 (0.65%) NUnit
6 2 (0.65%) RStudio
7 1 (0.32%) GitLab
7 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.32%) Selenium
7 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.32%) TestDirector
General
1 91 (29.55%) Finance
2 50 (16.23%) Banking
3 26 (8.44%) Investment Banking
4 23 (7.47%) Marketing
5 20 (6.49%) Games
6 16 (5.19%) Manufacturing
7 14 (4.55%) Front Office
8 10 (3.25%) Automotive
9 7 (2.27%) Retail
10 5 (1.62%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.30%) Advertising
11 4 (1.30%) Law
12 3 (0.97%) Back Office
12 3 (0.97%) Legal
12 3 (0.97%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.65%) Electronics
13 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.32%) French Language
14 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (34.42%) Analyst
2 49 (15.91%) Developer
3 48 (15.58%) Business Analyst
4 45 (14.61%) Data Scientist
5 42 (13.64%) Data Analyst
6 25 (8.12%) Architect
7 16 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 15 (4.87%) Python Developer
9 13 (4.22%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 13 (4.22%) Consultant
9 13 (4.22%) Data Engineer
10 10 (3.25%) Banking Analyst
10 10 (3.25%) SQL Analyst
10 10 (3.25%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (2.92%) Report Writer
11 9 (2.92%) Technical Architect
12 8 (2.60%) Data Architect
12 8 (2.60%) Insight Analyst
12 8 (2.60%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 8 (2.60%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.42%) Kafka
2 25 (8.12%) XML
3 22 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
4 19 (6.17%) Pandas
5 16 (5.19%) HTML
5 16 (5.19%) Matplotlib
5 16 (5.19%) NumPy
6 15 (4.87%) D3.js
7 14 (4.55%) Node.js
8 13 (4.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 13 (4.22%) Unreal Engine
9 12 (3.90%) HTML5
10 10 (3.25%) CSS
11 9 (2.92%) LDAP
11 9 (2.92%) RESTful
12 8 (2.60%) jQuery
12 8 (2.60%) React
12 8 (2.60%) REST
13 7 (2.27%) Play Framework
14 6 (1.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 97 (31.49%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (13.64%) Algorithms
3 33 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 19 (6.17%) Data Structures
5 18 (5.84%) User Experience
6 14 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 13 (4.22%) Robotics
8 10 (3.25%) Fixed Income
9 9 (2.92%) Fintech
10 5 (1.62%) AS400
10 5 (1.62%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.62%) Equities
10 5 (1.62%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.62%) Social Media
11 4 (1.30%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.97%) Clustering
12 3 (0.97%) CMDB
12 3 (0.97%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.06%) Linux
2 19 (6.17%) Unix
3 17 (5.52%) Windows
4 9 (2.92%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.30%) AIX
6 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) CentOS
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (41.88%) Analytics
2 102 (33.12%) Visualisation
3 95 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (29.55%) Data Science
5 86 (27.92%) Business Intelligence
6 85 (27.60%) Machine Learning
7 76 (24.68%) Data Analysis
8 69 (22.40%) Data Modelling
9 68 (22.08%) Problem-Solving
10 62 (20.13%) Mathematics
11 44 (14.29%) ETL
12 42 (13.64%) Statistics
13 38 (12.34%) Artificial Intelligence
13 38 (12.34%) Data Visualisation
14 37 (12.01%) Data Analytics
15 36 (11.69%) Open Source
16 32 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 31 (10.06%) Migration
18 30 (9.74%) Statistical Modelling
19 29 (9.42%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 129 (41.88%) SQL
2 107 (34.74%) Python
3 77 (25.00%) R
4 30 (9.74%) JavaScript
5 21 (6.82%) Scala
6 20 (6.49%) Java
7 13 (4.22%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.57%) C#
8 11 (3.57%) MATLAB
9 9 (2.92%) Perl
10 8 (2.60%) C
11 5 (1.62%) ES6
11 5 (1.62%) VBA
12 3 (0.97%) C++
12 3 (0.97%) VB
13 2 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.32%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (14.61%) Security Cleared
2 34 (11.04%) SC Cleared
3 33 (10.71%) Degree
4 9 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.92%) PhD
5 4 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.97%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.97%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.32%) CIPD
8 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.04%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.27%) GDPR
3 3 (0.97%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.32%) EMIR
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) MiFID
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
4 1 (0.32%) PSD2
4 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 11 (3.57%) Docker
2 9 (2.92%) Apache Flume
3 7 (2.27%) HDFS
4 6 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.65%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.65%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (2.92%) Terraform
2 7 (2.27%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (1.95%) Ansible
4 3 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.97%) Oozie
5 2 (0.65%) Ambari
5 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.65%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.65%) vRealize
6 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (16.56%) Tableau
2 34 (11.04%) Microsoft
3 30 (9.74%) Oracle
4 13 (4.22%) Alteryx
4 13 (4.22%) SAP
5 10 (3.25%) Capita
5 10 (3.25%) Hortonworks
5 10 (3.25%) IBM
6 9 (2.92%) AlienVault
6 9 (2.92%) Talend
7 7 (2.27%) Informatica
8 6 (1.95%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.95%) Teradata
8 6 (1.95%) VMware
9 5 (1.62%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (1.62%) Cisco
9 5 (1.62%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.62%) Murex
10 4 (1.30%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.30%) Splunk