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 3 months to 30 March 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.

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

Tableau
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 332 353
Rank change year-on-year +61 +21  
Contract jobs citing Tableau 386 349 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.64% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 1.47% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 256 195
Median daily rate £425 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.40% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -19.38% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £43.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.57% +19.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year - -50.68%  

Tableau is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20053 23695 24270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.04% 43.77% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12380 14428 13767
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 802 1036
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Tableau
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Tableau as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +60 363 £425 -2.85% 146
London +73 232 £458 +5.47% 90
South East +25 54 £375 -11.76% 11
City of London +27 47 £475 +11.76% 24
North West +38 22 £350 -48.14% 15
Manchester +29 20 £400 +14.28% 10
Yorkshire +3 18 £350 -50.87% 3
Berkshire +38 16 £260 -34.34%
Hampshire +23 14 £419 -9.05% 3
West Sussex +12 13 £388 -24.75% 3
South West +6 11 £388 +19.23% 4
West Midlands +1 9 £299 -29.70% 9
South Yorkshire -6 9 £375 -49.83% 1
Scotland +26 8 £200 -71.42% 6
West Yorkshire +15 8 £300 -53.84% 2
East Midlands -14 8 £310 +3.33% 3
Cardiff +22 7 £500 +14.28%
South Wales +21 7 £500 +14.28%
Wales +13 7 £500 +14.28%
East of England -2 7 £388 +14.39% 5
East Sussex - 7 £425 - 1
Brighton - 7 £425 - 1
Edinburgh +22 6 - - 4
Slough +13 6 £180 -45.66%
East Grinstead - 6 £400 -
Sheffield -16 5 £375 -49.83% 1
Southampton - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £388 +13.97%
Havant - 4 £469 -
Crawley +8 3 £350 -32.03%

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Tableau 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 Tableau.

1 410 (54.96%) Business Intelligence
2 394 (52.82%) SQL
3 292 (39.14%) Analytics
4 255 (34.18%) Visualisation
5 231 (30.97%) SQL Server
6 218 (29.22%) QlikView
7 168 (22.52%) ETL
8 149 (19.97%) Data Warehouse
8 149 (19.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 137 (18.36%) Big Data
10 136 (18.23%) Data Visualisation
11 135 (18.10%) Finance
12 125 (16.76%) Microsoft
12 125 (16.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 121 (16.22%) R
14 119 (15.95%) Data Modelling
15 117 (15.68%) Power BI
16 114 (15.28%) Python
17 113 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
18 111 (14.88%) Hadoop
19 109 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
20 108 (14.48%) Oracle
21 87 (11.66%) Data Analysis
22 83 (11.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 76 (10.19%) T-SQL
24 75 (10.05%) BusinessObjects
24 75 (10.05%) Apache Spark
25 74 (9.92%) Dashboard Development
25 74 (9.92%) SAS
26 73 (9.79%) 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 75 (10.05%) Apache Spark
2 74 (9.92%) SAS
3 46 (6.17%) Apache Pig
4 24 (3.22%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.14%) Apache
6 10 (1.34%) Confluence
7 6 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.67%) JBoss
8 5 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.54%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.54%) CMS
9 4 (0.54%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.54%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.40%) Mule
11 2 (0.27%) Drupal
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.13%) TPMS
Applications
1 56 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 41 (5.50%) SPSS
3 15 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.34%) MS Office
5 9 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.94%) Stata
7 5 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.40%) MS Project
9 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.27%) SPSS Modeler
9 2 (0.27%) Weka
10 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.67%) Sprinklr
2 4 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.54%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.13%) Data Workbench
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) HFM
5 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 49 (6.57%) Google Analytics
2 43 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.68%) Adobe Analytics
5 17 (2.28%) IaaS
6 14 (1.88%) PaaS
7 10 (1.34%) Data Lake Analytics
7 10 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (1.34%) SmartFocus
8 9 (1.21%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.21%) SaaS
9 6 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.80%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.54%) GitHub
12 3 (0.40%) Amazon Glacier
12 3 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.27%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.07%) SMS
2 5 (0.67%) LDAP
3 4 (0.54%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.40%) HTTP
5 2 (0.27%) Internet
5 2 (0.27%) Intranet
5 2 (0.27%) NGN
5 2 (0.27%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.13%) DHCP
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) Firewall
6 1 (0.13%) NAS
6 1 (0.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (30.97%) SQL Server
2 218 (29.22%) QlikView
3 149 (19.97%) Data Warehouse
3 149 (19.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 137 (18.36%) Big Data
5 125 (16.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 117 (15.68%) Power BI
7 111 (14.88%) Hadoop
8 83 (11.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 75 (10.05%) BusinessObjects
10 66 (8.85%) Apache Hive
11 56 (7.51%) NoSQL
12 52 (6.97%) Data Mining
13 42 (5.63%) Relational Database
13 42 (5.63%) Spotfire
14 37 (4.96%) MySQL
15 33 (4.42%) Data Lake
15 33 (4.42%) MongoDB
16 30 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
17 26 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 28 (3.75%) Talend Open Studio
2 19 (2.55%) JIRA
3 12 (1.61%) ERwin
4 10 (1.34%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.34%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.94%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.54%) Toad
8 3 (0.40%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.40%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.40%) Subversion
9 2 (0.27%) Apache Continuum
9 2 (0.27%) Bower
9 2 (0.27%) Capybara
9 2 (0.27%) RSpec
9 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 135 (18.10%) Finance
2 64 (8.58%) Marketing
3 50 (6.70%) Banking
4 39 (5.23%) Retail
5 13 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.61%) Advertising
6 12 (1.61%) Legal
7 11 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.34%) Front Office
9 9 (1.21%) Publishing
10 8 (1.07%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.67%) Automotive
11 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.54%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.40%) Electronics
13 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.27%) Games
15 1 (0.13%) French Language
15 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 227 (30.43%) Developer
2 220 (29.49%) Analyst
3 91 (12.20%) Consultant
4 87 (11.66%) Tableau Developer
5 79 (10.59%) Data Analyst
6 75 (10.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 72 (9.65%) Architect
8 46 (6.17%) Data Architect
9 43 (5.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 42 (5.63%) SQL Developer
10 42 (5.63%) Tableau Consultant
11 39 (5.23%) Business Analyst
12 37 (4.96%) Data Engineer
12 37 (4.96%) Data Scientist
12 37 (4.96%) SQL Analyst
13 24 (3.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 24 (3.22%) Report Analyst
14 21 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Manager
14 21 (2.82%) Report Developer
15 20 (2.68%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.96%) .NET
2 33 (4.42%) HTML
3 24 (3.22%) XML
4 23 (3.08%) D3.js
5 18 (2.41%) CSS
6 16 (2.14%) AngularJS
7 14 (1.88%) JSON
7 14 (1.88%) MDX
8 13 (1.74%) Kafka
8 13 (1.74%) Web Services
9 12 (1.61%) Natural Language Processing
10 11 (1.47%) HTML5
10 11 (1.47%) Middleware
11 10 (1.34%) REST
12 8 (1.07%) jQuery
13 7 (0.94%) Node.js
13 7 (0.94%) XML Schema
13 7 (0.94%) XSLT
14 6 (0.80%) PostGIS
14 6 (0.80%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 113 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.76%) Computer Science
3 31 (4.16%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.75%) Algorithms
5 14 (1.88%) Social Media
6 11 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.47%) FMCG
7 7 (0.94%) Replication
7 7 (0.94%) Virtual Team
8 6 (0.80%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.67%) NHS
9 5 (0.67%) User Experience
10 4 (0.54%) Fintech
10 4 (0.54%) PMI
11 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.40%) Life Science
11 3 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.40%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.40%) Social Network
11 3 (0.40%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (4.02%) Linux
2 11 (1.47%) Unix
2 11 (1.47%) Windows
3 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.40%) CentOS
4 3 (0.40%) Fedora
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (54.96%) Business Intelligence
2 292 (39.14%) Analytics
3 255 (34.18%) Visualisation
4 168 (22.52%) ETL
5 136 (18.23%) Data Visualisation
6 119 (15.95%) Data Modelling
7 109 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
8 87 (11.66%) Data Analysis
9 74 (9.92%) Dashboard Development
10 67 (8.98%) Data Management
11 57 (7.64%) Data Analytics
12 56 (7.51%) Statistics
13 47 (6.30%) Machine Learning
14 43 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 40 (5.36%) E-Commerce
16 37 (4.96%) Data Integration
17 36 (4.83%) Mathematics
17 36 (4.83%) Migration
18 34 (4.56%) Business Analysis
18 34 (4.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 394 (52.82%) SQL
2 121 (16.22%) R
3 114 (15.28%) Python
4 76 (10.19%) T-SQL
5 63 (8.45%) Java
6 37 (4.96%) VBA
7 35 (4.69%) C#
8 31 (4.16%) JavaScript
8 31 (4.16%) Scala
9 26 (3.49%) MATLAB
10 16 (2.14%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.88%) C++
12 13 (1.74%) Perl
13 12 (1.61%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.94%) VB
15 6 (0.80%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.80%) Ruby
16 5 (0.67%) PHP
17 4 (0.54%) C
18 3 (0.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 73 (9.79%) Degree
2 16 (2.14%) PhD
3 14 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.94%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.40%) PMP
8 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.13%) APMP
9 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (8.85%) Data Quality
2 17 (2.28%) QA
3 7 (0.94%) PMO
4 3 (0.40%) SLA
4 3 (0.40%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (2.01%) Apache Flume
2 13 (1.74%) HDFS
3 10 (1.34%) Docker
3 10 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (1.21%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.27%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (1.47%) Kibana
2 9 (1.21%) Oozie
3 6 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.54%) MOM
5 3 (0.40%) Mesos
6 2 (0.27%) Ambari
6 2 (0.27%) Ansible
6 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.13%) Puppet
7 1 (0.13%) SCCM
7 1 (0.13%) SCOM
7 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.13%) Terraform
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 125 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 108 (14.48%) Oracle
3 64 (8.58%) Cognos
4 63 (8.45%) SAP
5 56 (7.51%) Google
6 49 (6.57%) Teradata
7 44 (5.90%) MicroStrategy
8 39 (5.23%) Informatica
9 37 (4.96%) Alteryx
10 28 (3.75%) Adobe
10 28 (3.75%) Talend
11 23 (3.08%) IBM
12 21 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (2.14%) Cloudera
14 14 (1.88%) Hortonworks
15 13 (1.74%) Ab Initio
16 12 (1.61%) Netezza
16 12 (1.61%) TIBCO
17 11 (1.47%) Omniture
18 9 (1.21%) ESRI
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West Sussex
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