Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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 Visualization
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 394 523
Rank change year-on-year +10 +129 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Visualisation 632 634 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.60% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.71% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 432 260
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £322 £294 £299
90th Percentile £649 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +15.46% -5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +47.22% -6.60%
10th Percentile £23.00 £10.96 £15.50
90th Percentile £33.45 £50.88 £53.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £44.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year -45.45% +135.55% -6.60%

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 86286 88673 93962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.92% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57474 58658 60890
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2353 2731
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.26% +17.50%

Data Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Visualisation in the UK

Data Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Visualisation.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Visualisation in the UK

Data Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Visualisation over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Visualisation in the UK

Data Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Visualisation.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Visualisation in the UK

Data Visualisation
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 Visualisation within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +11 600 £478 +12.35% 86
London +15 409 £500 +11.11% 51
UK excluding London -18 218 £439 +15.46% 39
South East +8 68 £425 +13.33% 11
Midlands -12 47 £400 -3.61% 1
North of England +35 39 £589 +61.74% 11
West Midlands +30 31 £400 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire -4 25 £610 +71.83% 5
East of England -8 25 £475 +11.76% 9
North West +31 16 £610 +68.04% 6
East Midlands -28 16 £400 -1.84%
Scotland +6 15 £415 -7.78% 3
Wales +21 14 £300 -33.33% 1
North East +71 10 £610 +16.75%
South West -5 10 £400 +10.34% 3

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 631 (99.84%) Visualisation
2 260 (41.14%) SQL
3 254 (40.19%) Analytics
4 215 (34.02%) Business Intelligence
5 210 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
6 160 (25.32%) Finance
6 160 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
7 153 (24.21%) JavaScript
8 150 (23.73%) Tableau
9 135 (21.36%) R
10 130 (20.57%) Python
11 121 (19.15%) HTML
12 118 (18.67%) CSS
13 115 (18.20%) User Experience
14 114 (18.04%) Big Data
15 112 (17.72%) Data Modelling
16 108 (17.09%) Data Warehouse
17 95 (15.03%) Hadoop
18 94 (14.87%) Machine Learning
19 92 (14.56%) Scrum
20 86 (13.61%) D3.js
21 83 (13.13%) Power BI
21 83 (13.13%) SQL Server
21 83 (13.13%) Microsoft
22 81 (12.82%) Relational Database
23 75 (11.87%) Oracle
24 73 (11.55%) Java
25 67 (10.60%) Microsoft Excel
25 67 (10.60%) BusinessObjects
25 67 (10.60%) QlikView

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 56 (8.86%) SAS
2 54 (8.54%) Apache Spark
3 14 (2.22%) Apache Pig
4 12 (1.90%) JBoss
5 10 (1.58%) Confluence
5 10 (1.58%) WildFly
6 9 (1.42%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.95%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.63%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.32%) Apache
10 2 (0.32%) CMS
10 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon Alexa
11 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.16%) Documentum
11 1 (0.16%) Jupyter
Applications
1 67 (10.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 17 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.90%) SPSS
5 11 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.74%) OmniGraffle
5 11 (1.74%) Photoshop
5 11 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.47%) InVision
7 3 (0.47%) Stata
8 2 (0.32%) InDesign
8 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.32%) iTrent
1 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.32%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.16%) Primavera
2 1 (0.16%) Relativity
2 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.16%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.16%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.37%) Google Analytics
4 10 (1.58%) GitHub
5 9 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.11%) SaaS
7 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.63%) PaaS
8 3 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.16%) Firebase
10 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.16%) IaaS
10 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.27%) HTTP
2 6 (0.95%) LDAP
3 4 (0.63%) Internet
4 2 (0.32%) Firewall
4 2 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (18.04%) Big Data
2 108 (17.09%) Data Warehouse
3 95 (15.03%) Hadoop
4 83 (13.13%) Power BI
4 83 (13.13%) SQL Server
5 81 (12.82%) Relational Database
6 67 (10.60%) BusinessObjects
6 67 (10.60%) QlikView
7 48 (7.59%) MongoDB
7 48 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 45 (7.12%) NoSQL
9 41 (6.49%) Apache Hive
10 37 (5.85%) Qlik Sense
11 29 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (3.80%) Data Mining
12 24 (3.80%) RDBMS
13 21 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (3.16%) OLAP
15 19 (3.01%) PowerPivot
16 17 (2.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 56 (8.86%) JIRA
2 54 (8.54%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.01%) Subversion
4 16 (2.53%) Axure RP
5 15 (2.37%) ERwin
6 13 (2.06%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.74%) Grunt
8 7 (1.11%) Mocha
8 7 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.95%) Jasmine
9 6 (0.95%) JUnit
9 6 (0.95%) Mockito
10 5 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.47%) Crashlytics
12 2 (0.32%) gulp
12 2 (0.32%) QUnit
12 2 (0.32%) Redmine
12 2 (0.32%) SpecFlow
General
1 160 (25.32%) Finance
2 59 (9.34%) Banking
3 57 (9.02%) Marketing
4 33 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.64%) Retail
6 17 (2.69%) Publishing
7 16 (2.53%) Electronics
7 16 (2.53%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.37%) Legal
9 12 (1.90%) Front Office
10 9 (1.42%) Games
11 8 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.27%) Retail Banking
12 7 (1.11%) Law
13 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.47%) Automotive
16 2 (0.32%) Local Government
16 2 (0.32%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 197 (31.17%) Developer
2 146 (23.10%) Analyst
3 75 (11.87%) Designer
4 61 (9.65%) Data Analyst
5 55 (8.70%) Data Scientist
6 44 (6.96%) Business Analyst
7 43 (6.80%) UX Designer
8 40 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 39 (6.17%) Architect
10 29 (4.59%) UI Designer
11 28 (4.43%) Data Architect
12 27 (4.27%) Consultant
12 27 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 25 (3.96%) Angular Developer
14 24 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 24 (3.80%) Data Engineer
15 23 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 23 (3.64%) Senior Designer
15 23 (3.64%) Visual Designer
16 21 (3.32%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (19.15%) HTML
2 118 (18.67%) CSS
3 86 (13.61%) D3.js
4 54 (8.54%) AngularJS
5 43 (6.80%) Web Services
6 42 (6.65%) JSON
7 39 (6.17%) HTML5
8 23 (3.64%) CSS3
9 22 (3.48%) Natural Language Processing
10 21 (3.32%) React
11 19 (3.01%) Highcharts JS
12 18 (2.85%) Node.js
12 18 (2.85%) XML
13 17 (2.69%) JMS
14 16 (2.53%) Angular 2
15 15 (2.37%) Hibernate
15 15 (2.37%) jQuery
15 15 (2.37%) Sass
15 15 (2.37%) Spring
16 14 (2.22%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 160 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (18.20%) User Experience
3 40 (6.33%) Algorithms
3 40 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 37 (5.85%) Computer Science
5 28 (4.43%) Fintech
6 19 (3.01%) Data Structures
7 17 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.69%) Graphic Design
8 15 (2.37%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.42%) Replication
10 8 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.27%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.11%) FMCG
12 6 (0.95%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.95%) Taxonomies
13 5 (0.79%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.79%) NHS
13 5 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.85%) Unix
2 36 (5.70%) Linux
3 15 (2.37%) Mac OS X
4 9 (1.42%) CentOS
4 9 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.32%) Windows
6 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (99.84%) Visualisation
2 254 (40.19%) Analytics
3 215 (34.02%) Business Intelligence
4 210 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (17.72%) Data Modelling
6 94 (14.87%) Machine Learning
7 92 (14.56%) Scrum
8 66 (10.44%) ETL
9 64 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 63 (9.97%) Data Analytics
11 60 (9.49%) Data Management
12 57 (9.02%) Data Analysis
13 53 (8.39%) Web Development
14 49 (7.75%) Responsive Web Design
15 45 (7.12%) Kanban
16 43 (6.80%) Dashboard Development
17 42 (6.65%) Business Analysis
17 42 (6.65%) Statistics
18 40 (6.33%) Wireframes
19 39 (6.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 260 (41.14%) SQL
2 153 (24.21%) JavaScript
3 135 (21.36%) R
4 130 (20.57%) Python
5 73 (11.55%) Java
6 49 (7.75%) Scala
7 33 (5.22%) C#
8 23 (3.64%) T-SQL
9 20 (3.16%) VBA
10 14 (2.22%) ES6
11 11 (1.74%) Perl
11 11 (1.74%) PHP
11 11 (1.74%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.58%) GraphQL
12 10 (1.58%) Ruby
12 10 (1.58%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.42%) MATLAB
13 9 (1.42%) TypeScript
14 8 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 64 (10.13%) Degree
2 35 (5.54%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.58%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.63%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.47%) APMG
8 3 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) IIBA
9 2 (0.32%) ISEB
9 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.32%) PhD
9 2 (0.32%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.80%) Data Quality
2 30 (4.75%) QA
3 8 (1.27%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (0.47%) GDPR
4 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.47%) PMO
5 2 (0.32%) IFRS
5 2 (0.32%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.32%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.16%) GCP
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (1.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.42%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (0.79%) Kibana
3 4 (0.63%) Mesos
4 3 (0.47%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.32%) Puppet
6 1 (0.16%) Ambari
6 1 (0.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 150 (23.73%) Tableau
2 83 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 75 (11.87%) Oracle
4 52 (8.23%) SAP
5 40 (6.33%) Adobe
6 28 (4.43%) Google
7 21 (3.32%) Informatica
8 18 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.27%) Teradata
10 7 (1.11%) Alteryx
10 7 (1.11%) Hortonworks
11 6 (0.95%) CA
11 6 (0.95%) IBM
12 5 (0.79%) InterSystems
12 5 (0.79%) Sencha
12 5 (0.79%) Talend
13 4 (0.63%) Datameer
13 4 (0.63%) iManage
13 4 (0.63%) Vertica
13 4 (0.63%) Workday