Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 257 352 407
Rank change year-on-year +95 +55 -55
Contract jobs citing Data Visualisation 679 734 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 0.74% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.85% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 498 399
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £325
90th Percentile £673 £613 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 14
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -13.79% +31.82%
10th Percentile £19.73 £14.63 £23.00
90th Percentile £55.95 £57.59 £39.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.55 £20.10 £24.00
% change year-on-year +12.19% -16.27% -7.69%

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 58,217 86,577 87,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.05% 87.35% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37,630 57,241 58,557
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,922 2,248 2,146
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +2.13% -3.73%
10th Percentile £12.44 £11.39 £11.41
90th Percentile £53.25 £50.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% -5.21% +3.30%

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 21 February 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Visualisation over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor 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 21 February 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 +82 644 £450 -5.26% 224
London +71 378 £450 -5.26% 107
UK excluding London +94 281 £425 -5.56% 129
South East +95 102 £475 -5.00% 34
East of England +74 51 £410 -7.87% 13
Midlands +85 49 £400 -5.88% 20
North of England +47 41 £400 -8.57% 33
East Midlands +49 25 £383 -9.99% 5
West Midlands +60 24 £413 -8.33% 15
North West +33 20 £500 +26.58% 20
South West -7 19 £400 -11.11% 15
Yorkshire +26 13 £335 -23.43% 8
Scotland +4 11 £408 +2.90% 11
North East +25 8 £325 -40.23% 5
Wales +29 7 £350 -26.32% 3
Northern Ireland +11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 679 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 344 (50.66%) SQL
3 291 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 275 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
5 257 (37.85%) Analytics
6 256 (37.70%) Power BI
6 256 (37.70%) Power Platform
7 219 (32.25%) Tableau
8 216 (31.81%) Finance
9 195 (28.72%) Python
10 191 (28.13%) Microsoft
11 173 (25.48%) Data Modelling
12 157 (23.12%) Data Science
13 151 (22.24%) Analytical Skills
14 148 (21.80%) Data Analysis
15 132 (19.44%) ETL
16 126 (18.56%) Azure
17 119 (17.53%) SQL Server
18 117 (17.23%) Data Warehouse
19 96 (14.14%) AWS
20 94 (13.84%) User Experience
21 93 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
22 92 (13.55%) Degree
23 90 (13.25%) JavaScript
24 85 (12.52%) Microsoft Excel
25 84 (12.37%) Machine Learning
26 76 (11.19%) Computer Science
27 75 (11.05%) Big Data
28 73 (10.75%) Data Analytics
28 73 (10.75%) Scrum

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 67 (9.87%) Apache Spark
2 30 (4.42%) Jupyter
3 23 (3.39%) Apache
4 16 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.06%) SAS
6 12 (1.77%) Confluence
7 9 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.88%) Anypoint
9 5 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.59%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.59%) WordPress
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 85 (12.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.03%) InVision
3 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.44%) Sketch
6 3 (0.44%) SPSS
7 2 (0.29%) Stata
8 1 (0.15%) Weka
Business Applications
1 17 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.59%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.59%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.59%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.29%) Unica
4 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 256 (37.70%) Power Platform
2 126 (18.56%) Azure
3 96 (14.14%) AWS
4 33 (4.86%) GCP
5 27 (3.98%) Azure Machine Learning
6 17 (2.50%) PaaS
7 15 (2.21%) GitHub
8 14 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (2.06%) Google Analytics
8 14 (2.06%) SaaS
9 11 (1.62%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.62%) Azure Data Factory
10 10 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
10 10 (1.47%) Amazon Kinesis
11 9 (1.33%) Serverless
12 6 (0.88%) Force.com
12 6 (0.88%) PowerApps
13 5 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
13 5 (0.74%) Amazon Glacier
13 5 (0.74%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.74%) HTTP
1 5 (0.74%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.44%) Internet
3 2 (0.29%) Skype
4 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.15%) SSL
4 1 (0.15%) VPN
4 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (37.70%) Power BI
2 119 (17.53%) SQL Server
3 117 (17.23%) Data Warehouse
4 75 (11.05%) Big Data
5 62 (9.13%) Hadoop
6 51 (7.51%) NoSQL
7 50 (7.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 49 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 47 (6.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 46 (6.77%) QlikView
11 42 (6.19%) OLAP
12 39 (5.74%) Amazon Redshift
13 37 (5.45%) Relational Database
14 34 (5.01%) Data Lake
14 34 (5.01%) Data Mining
15 21 (3.09%) Qlik Sense
16 20 (2.95%) Geospatial Data
17 19 (2.80%) Apache Hive
17 19 (2.80%) RDBMS
17 19 (2.80%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 59 (8.69%) Git (software)
2 37 (5.45%) JIRA
3 24 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 21 (3.09%) Jenkins
4 21 (3.09%) Visual Studio Team System
5 20 (2.95%) TeamCity
6 15 (2.21%) Visual Studio
7 14 (2.06%) PostCSS
7 14 (2.06%) webpack
8 10 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.88%) ERwin
9 6 (0.88%) Gerrit
10 4 (0.59%) Artifactory
10 4 (0.59%) NUnit
10 4 (0.59%) RStudio
11 3 (0.44%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.29%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.29%) TestCafe
12 2 (0.29%) Toad
13 1 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 216 (31.81%) Finance
2 44 (6.48%) Marketing
3 27 (3.98%) Banking
4 26 (3.83%) Public Sector
5 23 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 22 (3.24%) Retail
7 20 (2.95%) Back Office
8 19 (2.80%) Front Office
9 13 (1.91%) Law
9 13 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.03%) Billing
10 7 (1.03%) Legal
11 6 (0.88%) Publishing
12 5 (0.74%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.59%) Advertising
13 4 (0.59%) Games
13 4 (0.59%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.59%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.29%) Automotive
14 2 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 273 (40.21%) Developer
2 149 (21.94%) Analyst
3 83 (12.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 81 (11.93%) Data Analyst
5 71 (10.46%) Data Engineer
6 59 (8.69%) Data Scientist
7 47 (6.92%) Business Analyst
8 46 (6.77%) Power BI Developer
9 37 (5.45%) Architect
10 34 (5.01%) Data Visualisation Developer
11 32 (4.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 32 (4.71%) Consultant
11 32 (4.71%) React Developer
12 29 (4.27%) Data Architect
12 29 (4.27%) Data Business Analyst
12 29 (4.27%) Senior Developer
12 29 (4.27%) SQL Developer
13 26 (3.83%) Designer
14 25 (3.68%) Senior Data Scientist
15 24 (3.53%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (9.57%) HTML
2 63 (9.28%) React
3 46 (6.77%) D3.js
4 38 (5.60%) CSS
5 36 (5.30%) .NET
6 34 (5.01%) PySpark
7 31 (4.57%) Keras
8 29 (4.27%) NumPy
8 29 (4.27%) TensorFlow
9 27 (3.98%) AngularJS
9 27 (3.98%) ASP.NET
9 27 (3.98%) scikit-learn
10 26 (3.83%) Pandas
11 20 (2.95%) Laravel
12 19 (2.80%) Kafka
12 19 (2.80%) Node.js
13 18 (2.65%) REST
13 18 (2.65%) Web Services
14 17 (2.50%) HTML5
14 17 (2.50%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 151 (22.24%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (13.84%) User Experience
3 48 (7.07%) Algorithms
4 39 (5.74%) Data Structures
5 23 (3.39%) Hedge funds
6 21 (3.09%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.06%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.62%) Analytical Mindset
10 11 (1.62%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.33%) Lidar
12 8 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.18%) Smart City
13 7 (1.03%) FMCG
13 7 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.88%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.74%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.74%) Data Centre
16 4 (0.59%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.77%) Linux
2 9 (1.33%) Unix
3 3 (0.44%) Windows
4 2 (0.29%) Solaris
5 1 (0.15%) VME
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 291 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 275 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (37.85%) Analytics
5 173 (25.48%) Data Modelling
6 157 (23.12%) Data Science
7 148 (21.80%) Data Analysis
8 132 (19.44%) ETL
9 93 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 84 (12.37%) Machine Learning
11 76 (11.19%) Computer Science
12 73 (10.75%) Data Analytics
12 73 (10.75%) Scrum
13 71 (10.46%) DevOps
14 58 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
15 55 (8.10%) Mathematics
16 53 (7.81%) Data Engineering
17 52 (7.66%) Use Case
18 48 (7.07%) Dashboard Development
19 45 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 344 (50.66%) SQL
2 195 (28.72%) Python
3 90 (13.25%) JavaScript
4 57 (8.39%) Java
5 56 (8.25%) R
6 41 (6.04%) C#
7 38 (5.60%) PHP
8 37 (5.45%) Scala
9 36 (5.30%) T-SQL
10 29 (4.27%) PowerShell
11 18 (2.65%) ES6
12 17 (2.50%) C++
13 12 (1.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 9 (1.33%) VBA
15 8 (1.18%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.03%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.88%) C
17 6 (0.88%) VB
18 5 (0.74%) IronPython
18 5 (0.74%) Julia
Qualifications
1 92 (13.55%) Degree
2 24 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (3.24%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.50%) Master's Degree
5 16 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.21%) PhD
7 13 (1.91%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.29%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.29%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.71%) QA
2 30 (4.42%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.03%) SLA
4 4 (0.59%) PMO
5 2 (0.29%) GDPR
5 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (2.36%) Docker
2 14 (2.06%) HDFS
3 3 (0.44%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (2.36%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.91%) Terraform
3 9 (1.33%) Ansible
4 8 (1.18%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.44%) Kibana
6 2 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.29%) Oozie
6 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.29%) Puppet
6 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.15%) Control-M
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 219 (32.25%) Tableau
2 191 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 64 (9.43%) Cognos
4 53 (7.81%) Oracle
5 41 (6.04%) Google
6 27 (3.98%) Databricks
7 26 (3.83%) SAP
8 24 (3.53%) MicroStrategy
9 23 (3.39%) Alteryx
9 23 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (2.80%) Cloudera
10 19 (2.80%) Hortonworks
11 18 (2.65%) IBM
12 16 (2.36%) Talend
13 14 (2.06%) Adobe
14 10 (1.47%) TIBCO
15 9 (1.33%) Informatica
15 9 (1.33%) MapR
16 7 (1.03%) Foundry
16 7 (1.03%) Palantir