Period
to 23 July 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Tableau products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tableau over the 6 months to 23 July 2019 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Tableau Software.

Tableau
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 230 269 310
Rank change year-on-year +39 +41 +95
Contract jobs citing Tableau 1,080 1,035 762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 1.00% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 2.75% 2.41% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 733 523
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £313 £301 £275
90th Percentile £643 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% -9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 4
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.33% +82.93% -53.01%
10th Percentile £16.25 £15.80 £17.80
90th Percentile £37.50 £45.15 £22.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.13% -4.88% +13.89%

Tableau is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 39,203 42,949 41,763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.59% 41.59% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,420 26,574 25,525
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,414 1,597 1,422
UK median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.74% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.01 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.22 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.76 £16.27
% change year-on-year +7.40% +3.04% -6.79%

Tableau
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Tableau in the UK

Tableau
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tableau in the UK

Tableau
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Tableau over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Tableau in the UK

Tableau
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Tableau in the UK

Tableau
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Tableau over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Tableau in the UK

Tableau
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 Tableau within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 2019. 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 1,032 £475 +8.57% 234
London +34 619 £478 +6.11% 98
UK excluding London +38 436 £450 +9.76% 153
South East +17 152 £475 +8.57% 29
North of England +69 134 £439 +17.00% 50
North West +43 74 £521 +48.93% 26
Yorkshire +54 58 £375 -3.85% 21
Midlands +23 52 £425 +5.59% 35
West Midlands +34 38 £425 +3.66% 18
East of England +6 31 £450 +28.57% 12
South West -48 31 £425 +3.66% 10
Scotland +19 30 £450 +20.00% 9
East Midlands +2 14 £475 +22.19% 16
Wales -5 3 £388 -26.19% 5
Northern Ireland - 3 £225 - 3
North East +16 2 £588 -4.70% 3

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Tableau 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 Tableau.

1 638 (59.07%) SQL
2 592 (54.81%) Business Intelligence
3 409 (37.87%) Visualisation
3 409 (37.87%) Power BI
3 409 (37.87%) Power Platform
4 366 (33.89%) Analytics
5 292 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
6 280 (25.93%) Python
7 248 (22.96%) Data Visualisation
8 247 (22.87%) Analytical Skills
9 240 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
10 225 (20.83%) Finance
11 219 (20.28%) SQL Server
12 197 (18.24%) ETL
13 194 (17.96%) Microsoft Excel
14 186 (17.22%) Data Science
15 182 (16.85%) Data Analysis
16 168 (15.56%) Data Modelling
17 151 (13.98%) Microsoft
18 145 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
19 140 (12.96%) QlikView
20 133 (12.31%) Big Data
21 125 (11.57%) Data Analytics
22 124 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
23 121 (11.20%) Hadoop
24 120 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 107 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 103 (9.54%) R
27 102 (9.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 100 (9.26%) Degree

Tableau
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
1 100 (9.26%) SAS
2 93 (8.61%) Apache Spark
3 31 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.31%) Apache
5 18 (1.67%) Confluence
6 16 (1.48%) Apache Airflow
7 14 (1.30%) Jupyter
8 8 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.46%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.28%) CMS
11 2 (0.19%) JBoss
11 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.093%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.093%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.093%) Liferay
12 1 (0.093%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.093%) nginx
Applications
1 194 (17.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (4.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 36 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (2.22%) SPSS
5 18 (1.67%) Stata
6 13 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.37%) Weka
8 1 (0.093%) EViews
Business Applications
1 9 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 8 (0.74%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.46%) Maximo
3 5 (0.46%) Sprinklr
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.37%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.19%) Workfront
7 1 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.093%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.093%) Raiser's Edge
7 1 (0.093%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 409 (37.87%) Power Platform
2 145 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (4.44%) Amazon S3
5 47 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 36 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
7 30 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (2.50%) Google Analytics
9 21 (1.94%) Adobe Analytics
10 20 (1.85%) PaaS
11 13 (1.20%) GitHub
12 11 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (0.93%) IaaS
14 9 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
14 9 (0.83%) Slack
15 8 (0.74%) Azure Machine Learning
15 8 (0.74%) Serverless
16 6 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
16 6 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.31%) Internet
2 8 (0.74%) WebEx
3 5 (0.46%) Firewall
4 3 (0.28%) GPRS
4 3 (0.28%) GSM
4 3 (0.28%) Intranet
4 3 (0.28%) Skype
4 3 (0.28%) UMTS
5 2 (0.19%) 2.5G
5 2 (0.19%) 2G
5 2 (0.19%) 3G
5 2 (0.19%) 4G
5 2 (0.19%) 5G
5 2 (0.19%) DNS
5 2 (0.19%) HTTP
5 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.19%) NAS
5 2 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.093%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (37.87%) Power BI
2 240 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 219 (20.28%) SQL Server
4 140 (12.96%) QlikView
5 133 (12.31%) Big Data
6 121 (11.20%) Hadoop
7 120 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 107 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 102 (9.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 84 (7.78%) BusinessObjects
11 54 (5.00%) Apache Hive
12 51 (4.72%) NoSQL
13 50 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
14 47 (4.35%) Spotfire
15 46 (4.26%) Relational Database
16 44 (4.07%) MongoDB
17 41 (3.80%) Data Lake
18 38 (3.52%) Amazon Redshift
18 38 (3.52%) Qlik Sense
19 37 (3.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 75 (6.94%) JIRA
2 54 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 26 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 19 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (1.76%) TeamCity
5 13 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (0.83%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.56%) ERwin
7 6 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.37%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.37%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.28%) Balsamiq
10 3 (0.28%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.28%) Toad
11 2 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.19%) ProC
11 2 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 225 (20.83%) Finance
2 71 (6.57%) Banking
3 64 (5.93%) Retail
4 50 (4.63%) Marketing
5 34 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 33 (3.06%) Legal
7 32 (2.96%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.57%) Front Office
10 16 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (1.20%) Publishing
12 8 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.56%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.56%) Law
14 5 (0.46%) Automotive
14 5 (0.46%) Electronics
15 4 (0.37%) Advertising
15 4 (0.37%) Billing
15 4 (0.37%) Games
15 4 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 343 (31.76%) Analyst
2 306 (28.33%) Developer
3 193 (17.87%) Data Analyst
4 115 (10.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 113 (10.46%) Tableau Developer
6 74 (6.85%) Consultant
7 73 (6.76%) Data Engineer
8 66 (6.11%) Business Analyst
9 59 (5.46%) Data Scientist
9 59 (5.46%) SQL Developer
10 58 (5.37%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 57 (5.28%) SQL Analyst
12 54 (5.00%) Tableau Analyst
13 52 (4.81%) Architect
14 42 (3.89%) Data Architect
15 40 (3.70%) SQL Data Analyst
16 39 (3.61%) Power BI Developer
17 37 (3.43%) Tableau Consultant
18 30 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
19 26 (2.41%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.52%) Kafka
2 32 (2.96%) HTML
3 31 (2.87%) JSON
4 29 (2.69%) D3.js
5 26 (2.41%) Pandas
6 25 (2.31%) XML
7 23 (2.13%) .NET
8 22 (2.04%) NumPy
9 20 (1.85%) Web Services
10 19 (1.76%) React
11 17 (1.57%) MDX
12 16 (1.48%) AngularJS
12 16 (1.48%) CSS
12 16 (1.48%) HTML5
13 15 (1.39%) PySpark
13 15 (1.39%) TensorFlow
14 14 (1.30%) Node.js
14 14 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
15 12 (1.11%) ASP.NET
15 12 (1.11%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 247 (22.87%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 41 (3.80%) User Experience
4 29 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (2.59%) Data Structures
6 23 (2.13%) NHS
7 22 (2.04%) Hedge funds
7 22 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.20%) Taxonomies
9 11 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.02%) Replication
9 11 (1.02%) Social Media
10 10 (0.93%) Credit Risk
10 10 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (0.93%) FMCG
11 9 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
11 9 (0.83%) Life Science
12 7 (0.65%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (2.78%) Unix
2 26 (2.41%) Linux
3 20 (1.85%) Windows
4 3 (0.28%) Android
4 3 (0.28%) VMS
5 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (54.81%) Business Intelligence
2 409 (37.87%) Visualisation
3 366 (33.89%) Analytics
4 292 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
5 248 (22.96%) Data Visualisation
6 197 (18.24%) ETL
7 186 (17.22%) Data Science
8 182 (16.85%) Data Analysis
9 168 (15.56%) Data Modelling
10 125 (11.57%) Data Analytics
11 96 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
12 94 (8.70%) Mathematics
13 89 (8.24%) Computer Science
14 85 (7.87%) Machine Learning
15 79 (7.31%) Migration
16 78 (7.22%) Dashboard Development
17 74 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
18 71 (6.57%) Project Management
19 70 (6.48%) DevOps
20 68 (6.30%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 638 (59.07%) SQL
2 280 (25.93%) Python
3 103 (9.54%) R
4 70 (6.48%) Java
5 64 (5.93%) T-SQL
6 61 (5.65%) C#
7 59 (5.46%) PowerShell
8 43 (3.98%) JavaScript
9 34 (3.15%) Scala
10 33 (3.06%) VBA
11 26 (2.41%) PL/SQL
12 24 (2.22%) Bash Shell
13 22 (2.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 17 (1.57%) Ruby
15 14 (1.30%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.20%) C++
17 11 (1.02%) MATLAB
17 11 (1.02%) PHP
18 9 (0.83%) Perl
19 8 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 100 (9.26%) Degree
2 31 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.59%) PhD
4 24 (2.22%) Master's Degree
5 16 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.46%) PMP
11 4 (0.37%) MBA
12 3 (0.28%) CFA
12 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.28%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.19%) CISSP
13 2 (0.19%) CSSLP
13 2 (0.19%) ISSAP
13 2 (0.19%) MCSE
13 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (7.04%) Data Quality
2 24 (2.22%) QA
3 12 (1.11%) GDPR
4 6 (0.56%) COREP
4 6 (0.56%) FINREP
5 5 (0.46%) CDISC
5 5 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.46%) PMO
6 1 (0.093%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.093%) EMIR
6 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.093%) MiFID
6 1 (0.093%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (1.30%) Docker
2 10 (0.93%) HDFS
3 7 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.28%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.093%) Postfix
6 1 (0.093%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.093%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (0.83%) Puppet
2 8 (0.74%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (0.56%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.46%) Control-M
5 5 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.46%) Terraform
6 3 (0.28%) Ambari
6 3 (0.28%) Ansible
7 2 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.19%) Oozie
8 1 (0.093%) Mesos
8 1 (0.093%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.093%) Suricata
8 1 (0.093%) yum
Vendors
1 151 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 81 (7.50%) Google
3 77 (7.13%) Oracle
4 65 (6.02%) SAP
5 62 (5.74%) MicroStrategy
6 52 (4.81%) Alteryx
7 47 (4.35%) Cognos
8 38 (3.52%) Informatica
9 35 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
10 25 (2.31%) Adobe
11 20 (1.85%) Databricks
12 18 (1.67%) Talend
12 18 (1.67%) Teradata
13 12 (1.11%) Cloudera
14 11 (1.02%) Hortonworks
15 10 (0.93%) IBM
16 9 (0.83%) Netezza
17 7 (0.65%) Splunk
18 6 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
18 6 (0.56%) Dataiku