Period
to 26 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Data Visualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Visualisation over the 6 months to 26 September 2020 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 Visualization
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 301 316 363
Rank change year-on-year +15 +47 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Visualisation 215 706 717
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.80% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.92% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 513 466
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -9.23%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £631 £698 £614
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +15.88% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 10
Median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +17.24% +51.04%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.00 £15.95
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.94 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year +70.73% -34.40% +30.21%

Data Visualisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 25,475 76,387 89,375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.48% 86.84% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,067 50,073 59,020
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £436 £425
% change year-on-year +3.30% +2.50% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 2,290 2,449
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +19.51% -14.58%
10th Percentile £12.68 £11.80 £11.17
90th Percentile £54.21 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £31.39 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +30.79% +20.00% -16.67%

Data Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Visualisation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Visualisation in the UK

Data Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Visualisation.

Daily rate trend for Data Visualisation in the UK

Data Visualisation
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Visualisation over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Visualisation in the UK

Data Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Visualisation.

Hourly rate trend for Data Visualisation in the UK

Data Visualisation
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Visualisation over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Data Visualisation in the UK

Data Visualisation
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 Visualisation within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 2020. 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 +8 190 £475 +2.70% 108
London 0 129 £475 -5.00% 46
UK excluding London +125 66 £493 +15.88% 70
Work from Home -39 39 £525 +61.54% 19
East of England +71 19 £575 +40.24% 10
South East +147 14 £459 -0.81% 21
North of England +80 14 £425 +2.41% 15
North West +70 10 £575 +36.90% 9
Midlands +88 9 £475 +11.76% 9
West Midlands +73 8 £475 +11.76% 4
Scotland +74 7 £500 +33.33% 7
Yorkshire +42 3 £418 +2.77% 5
South West +69 1 - - 7
East Midlands +64 1 - - 5
Wales +41 1 £175 -63.16%
Northern Ireland +15 1 £128 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Data Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 215 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 111 (51.63%) Business Intelligence
3 99 (46.05%) SQL
4 85 (39.53%) Python
5 84 (39.07%) Analytics
6 82 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (30.70%) Power BI
7 66 (30.70%) Power Platform
8 63 (29.30%) Azure
8 63 (29.30%) Data Modelling
9 52 (24.19%) Tableau
10 50 (23.26%) Data Science
11 46 (21.40%) Analytical Skills
11 46 (21.40%) Finance
11 46 (21.40%) ETL
12 42 (19.53%) Apache Spark
12 42 (19.53%) Machine Learning
13 39 (18.14%) Data Analysis
14 36 (16.74%) Data Warehouse
14 36 (16.74%) Hadoop
15 35 (16.28%) Big Data
16 34 (15.81%) R
17 33 (15.35%) Degree
18 32 (14.88%) Data Analytics
18 32 (14.88%) Decision-Making
18 32 (14.88%) Requirements Gathering
19 29 (13.49%) Prototyping
20 27 (12.56%) Microsoft
21 26 (12.09%) DevOps
22 25 (11.63%) Java

Data Visualisation
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 (19.53%) Apache Spark
2 22 (10.23%) SAS
3 16 (7.44%) Apache
4 7 (3.26%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.33%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (1.86%) Gunicorn
6 4 (1.86%) nginx
7 3 (1.40%) Confluence
8 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.47%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (10.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.72%) Sketch
3 6 (2.79%) Figma
3 6 (2.79%) Zeplin
4 4 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.86%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.93%) InVision
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.47%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.47%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 66 (30.70%) Power Platform
2 63 (29.30%) Azure
3 18 (8.37%) AWS
4 10 (4.65%) PowerApps
5 7 (3.26%) GCP
5 7 (3.26%) Google Analytics
6 6 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.79%) PaaS
7 5 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (1.86%) Amazon Alexa
8 4 (1.86%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.86%) SaaS
9 3 (1.40%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (1.40%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.40%) Office 365
9 3 (1.40%) Slack
10 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.93%) Firebase
10 2 (0.93%) Google Sheets
10 2 (0.93%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.33%) Internet
2 3 (1.40%) SSL
3 1 (0.47%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (30.70%) Power BI
2 36 (16.74%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (16.74%) Hadoop
3 35 (16.28%) Big Data
4 20 (9.30%) SQL Server
5 18 (8.37%) Data Lake
6 17 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (6.98%) Relational Database
8 14 (6.51%) DataStage
8 14 (6.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (5.58%) Spark SQL
10 10 (4.65%) Qlik Sense
11 9 (4.19%) RDBMS
12 7 (3.26%) Data Mining
12 7 (3.26%) NoSQL
12 7 (3.26%) Spotfire
12 7 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (2.79%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (2.79%) Apache Hive
13 6 (2.79%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 13 (6.05%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.72%) JIRA
4 4 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.40%) Maven
6 2 (0.93%) Ant
6 2 (0.93%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.93%) Gradle
6 2 (0.93%) RStudio
7 1 (0.47%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.47%) ERwin
7 1 (0.47%) GitLab
7 1 (0.47%) JUnit
7 1 (0.47%) NUnit
7 1 (0.47%) Subversion
7 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (21.40%) Finance
2 16 (7.44%) Marketing
2 16 (7.44%) Public Sector
3 9 (4.19%) Legal
4 7 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (3.26%) Retail
5 6 (2.79%) Banking
5 6 (2.79%) Publishing
6 3 (1.40%) Electronics
6 3 (1.40%) Law
6 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.93%) Front Office
7 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Local Government
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (27.91%) Developer
2 40 (18.60%) Analyst
3 37 (17.21%) Data Engineer
4 22 (10.23%) Data Scientist
5 21 (9.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 20 (9.30%) Data Analyst
7 17 (7.91%) Architect
7 17 (7.91%) Business Analyst
8 15 (6.98%) Azure Engineer
9 14 (6.51%) Data Business Analyst
10 13 (6.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 12 (5.58%) Designer
11 12 (5.58%) UX Designer
12 11 (5.12%) Power BI Developer
12 11 (5.12%) Technical Analyst
12 11 (5.12%) Technical Business Analyst
13 9 (4.19%) Consultant
14 8 (3.72%) Senior Developer
15 7 (3.26%) Data Architect
15 7 (3.26%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.05%) PySpark
1 13 (6.05%) React
2 12 (5.58%) scikit-learn
3 11 (5.12%) AngularJS
4 10 (4.65%) .NET
4 10 (4.65%) Pandas
5 9 (4.19%) CSS
5 9 (4.19%) Django
5 9 (4.19%) TensorFlow
6 8 (3.72%) Keras
6 8 (3.72%) Node.js
6 8 (3.72%) NumPy
6 8 (3.72%) Vue.js
7 7 (3.26%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (2.79%) D3.js
8 6 (2.79%) HTML
8 6 (2.79%) JSON
8 6 (2.79%) Shiny
8 6 (2.79%) XGBoost
9 5 (2.33%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 46 (21.40%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.77%) User Experience
3 18 (8.37%) Management Information System
4 15 (6.98%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.19%) Graphic Design
6 8 (3.72%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.33%) FMCG
8 4 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.40%) Social Media
10 2 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.93%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.93%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.93%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.47%) Smart City
11 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.86%) Android
1 4 (1.86%) Apple iOS
1 4 (1.86%) Linux
1 4 (1.86%) Unix
1 4 (1.86%) Windows
2 3 (1.40%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 111 (51.63%) Business Intelligence
3 84 (39.07%) Analytics
4 82 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (29.30%) Data Modelling
6 50 (23.26%) Data Science
7 46 (21.40%) ETL
8 42 (19.53%) Machine Learning
9 39 (18.14%) Data Analysis
10 32 (14.88%) Data Analytics
10 32 (14.88%) Decision-Making
10 32 (14.88%) Requirements Gathering
11 29 (13.49%) Prototyping
12 26 (12.09%) DevOps
13 24 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (9.77%) Artificial Intelligence
15 20 (9.30%) Mathematics
16 19 (8.84%) User Stories
17 17 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (7.91%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 99 (46.05%) SQL
2 85 (39.53%) Python
3 34 (15.81%) R
4 25 (11.63%) Java
5 19 (8.84%) Scala
6 17 (7.91%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 7 (3.26%) C#
9 5 (2.33%) C++
9 5 (2.33%) VBA
10 4 (1.86%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.40%) C
11 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.93%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.47%) ES6
13 1 (0.47%) Gremlin
13 1 (0.47%) Groovy
13 1 (0.47%) Julia
13 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (15.35%) Degree
2 19 (8.84%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.19%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.72%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (3.72%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.26%) PhD
6 6 (2.79%) Master's Degree
6 6 (2.79%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.47%) CEH
8 1 (0.47%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.47%) GIAC
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.47%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.58%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.33%) QA
3 3 (1.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.47%) CDISC
4 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) HDFS
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.26%) Terraform
2 5 (2.33%) Ansible
3 4 (1.86%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.40%) Oozie
5 1 (0.47%) Ambari
5 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (24.19%) Tableau
2 27 (12.56%) Microsoft
3 24 (11.16%) Databricks
4 12 (5.58%) Alteryx
4 12 (5.58%) Google
5 11 (5.12%) Teradata
6 10 (4.65%) Oracle
7 9 (4.19%) SAP
8 8 (3.72%) Adobe
8 8 (3.72%) Informatica
9 6 (2.79%) Cloudera
10 5 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (2.33%) Talend
11 4 (1.86%) Dataiku
11 4 (1.86%) Sparx
12 3 (1.40%) Cognos
12 3 (1.40%) Hortonworks
12 3 (1.40%) MapR
13 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.47%) IBM