Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ggplot2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ggplot2 over the 6 months to 19 October 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.

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UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 884 877 904
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27 -
Contract jobs citing ggplot2 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.006% 0.009% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median daily rate - £463 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ggplot2 is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 35,962 32,047 32,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.88% 32.23% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,313 22,481 22,491
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £295
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 366 382
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +0.13%
10th Percentile £15.30 £18.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.88 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.31 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.72% +11.96% -3.94%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ggplot2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ggplot2 in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ggplot2.

Contractor daily rate trend for ggplot2 in the UK

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Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ggplot2 within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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 -25 2 - - 1
London - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ggplot2 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 ggplot2.

1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) R
1 2 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 2 (100.00%) Data Munging
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) React
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) D3.js
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Bokeh
1 2 (100.00%) Seaborn
1 2 (100.00%) Data Science
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau

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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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Bokeh
1 2 (100.00%) D3.js
1 2 (100.00%) React
1 2 (100.00%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Munging
1 2 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 2 (100.00%) Data Science
1 2 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) R
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau