Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 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.

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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 222 252 243
Rank change year-on-year +30 -9 +95
Contract jobs citing Tableau 832 1,027 1,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.04% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 2.67% 2.46% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 688 789
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £600 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 17
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £24.80 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -28.12% +32.69%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.00 £21.05
90th Percentile £37.15 £43.75 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% -32.08% +1.92%

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 31,210 41,831 42,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.54% 42.36% 42.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,398 25,918 26,600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £225 £258 £231
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,343 1,535 1,372
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.40% +2.53%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.45 £48.24 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Tableau in the UK

Tableau
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 Tableau within the UK over the 6 months to 19 January 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 +35 785 £475 +5.56% 253
London +33 455 £500 +5.26% 120
UK excluding London +55 366 £445 +4.71% 142
South East +64 121 £488 +2.63% 39
East of England +62 68 £420 -9.19% 16
North of England +22 60 £410 -3.53% 39
Midlands +63 47 £425 +21.43% 18
North West +9 35 £410 +2.50% 29
West Midlands +51 34 £425 +21.43% 12
South West -4 33 £445 +4.71% 21
Yorkshire +20 25 £413 -2.94% 7
Scotland +12 24 £320 -20.00% 3
East Midlands +22 13 £450 +38.46% 6
Wales +33 10 £400 +6.67% 6
Northern Ireland - 3 £233 -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 526 (63.22%) SQL
2 516 (62.02%) Business Intelligence
3 383 (46.03%) Power BI
3 383 (46.03%) Power Platform
4 334 (40.14%) Visualisation
5 298 (35.82%) Analytics
6 268 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
7 253 (30.41%) Python
8 224 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
9 219 (26.32%) Data Visualisation
10 216 (25.96%) SQL Server
11 211 (25.36%) ETL
12 204 (24.52%) Finance
13 181 (21.75%) Microsoft
14 178 (21.39%) Analytical Skills
15 166 (19.95%) Data Modelling
16 159 (19.11%) Azure
17 141 (16.95%) Microsoft Excel
18 125 (15.02%) AWS
19 116 (13.94%) Data Analysis
19 116 (13.94%) Data Science
20 114 (13.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 107 (12.86%) Big Data
22 104 (12.50%) Degree
22 104 (12.50%) QlikView
22 104 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 96 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 88 (10.58%) Machine Learning
25 83 (9.98%) R
26 81 (9.74%) Data Analytics

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 66 (7.93%) Apache Spark
2 25 (3.00%) Apache
2 25 (3.00%) Jupyter
3 24 (2.88%) SAS
4 20 (2.40%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.44%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.72%) Confluence
7 5 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.48%) CMS
9 3 (0.36%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.24%) Luigi
10 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 141 (16.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.08%) SPSS
5 5 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.36%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.24%) Unica
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.12%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 383 (46.03%) Power Platform
2 159 (19.11%) Azure
3 125 (15.02%) AWS
4 48 (5.77%) Azure Data Factory
5 39 (4.69%) GCP
6 30 (3.61%) PaaS
7 26 (3.13%) Azure Machine Learning
7 26 (3.13%) Google Analytics
8 20 (2.40%) Amazon Kinesis
9 16 (1.92%) Amazon S3
10 11 (1.32%) Adobe Analytics
10 11 (1.32%) GitHub
10 11 (1.32%) Office 365
11 9 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (1.08%) Slack
12 8 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (0.96%) IaaS
13 7 (0.84%) Serverless
14 6 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.84%) Internet
2 5 (0.60%) Firewall
3 4 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.36%) Intranet
4 3 (0.36%) Skype
4 3 (0.36%) SSL
4 3 (0.36%) Telepresence
5 2 (0.24%) Extranet
5 2 (0.24%) HTTP
6 1 (0.12%) 2G
6 1 (0.12%) 3G
6 1 (0.12%) 4G
6 1 (0.12%) 5G
6 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.12%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (46.03%) Power BI
2 224 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
3 216 (25.96%) SQL Server
4 114 (13.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 107 (12.86%) Big Data
6 104 (12.50%) QlikView
6 104 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 96 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 78 (9.38%) Hadoop
9 75 (9.01%) Data Lake
10 61 (7.33%) OLAP
11 57 (6.85%) NoSQL
12 54 (6.49%) Relational Database
13 48 (5.77%) Amazon Redshift
14 34 (4.09%) Apache Hive
15 31 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
16 30 (3.61%) Data Mining
17 29 (3.49%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 28 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
19 27 (3.25%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 81 (9.74%) Git (software)
2 39 (4.69%) JIRA
3 28 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 26 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 13 (1.56%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.44%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (1.08%) Gerrit
8 9 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.72%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.48%) Artifactory
10 4 (0.48%) Buildbot
10 4 (0.48%) Robot Framework
10 4 (0.48%) RStudio
11 3 (0.36%) ERwin
11 3 (0.36%) GitLab
11 3 (0.36%) Maven
11 3 (0.36%) Selenium
11 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 204 (24.52%) Finance
2 52 (6.25%) Marketing
3 46 (5.53%) Retail
4 45 (5.41%) Banking
5 27 (3.25%) Public Sector
6 19 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.56%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.32%) Law
9 11 (1.32%) Legal
9 11 (1.32%) Publishing
10 10 (1.20%) Front Office
11 5 (0.60%) Advertising
11 5 (0.60%) Electronics
11 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.60%) French Language
11 5 (0.60%) Games
12 3 (0.36%) Automotive
13 2 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 309 (37.14%) Developer
2 219 (26.32%) Analyst
3 122 (14.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 108 (12.98%) Data Analyst
5 99 (11.90%) Tableau Developer
6 86 (10.34%) Data Engineer
7 74 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 65 (7.81%) SQL Developer
9 54 (6.49%) Architect
10 50 (6.01%) Data Scientist
11 44 (5.29%) Consultant
12 43 (5.17%) Data Architect
13 40 (4.81%) Tableau Analyst
14 31 (3.73%) SQL BI Developer
15 30 (3.61%) Business Analyst
15 30 (3.61%) Python Developer
15 30 (3.61%) SQL Analyst
16 29 (3.49%) Power BI Developer
17 25 (3.00%) ETL Developer
18 24 (2.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.53%) .NET
2 31 (3.73%) HTML
2 31 (3.73%) React
2 31 (3.73%) XML
3 28 (3.37%) AngularJS
4 27 (3.25%) CSS
5 26 (3.13%) JSON
6 25 (3.00%) ASP.NET
6 25 (3.00%) Pandas
7 23 (2.76%) Kafka
8 22 (2.64%) NumPy
8 22 (2.64%) PySpark
9 19 (2.28%) TensorFlow
10 18 (2.16%) scikit-learn
11 17 (2.04%) MDX
11 17 (2.04%) Web Services
12 16 (1.92%) Keras
13 13 (1.56%) REST
14 12 (1.44%) D3.js
15 7 (0.84%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 178 (21.39%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.13%) Hedge funds
3 25 (3.00%) Public Cloud
4 24 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (2.64%) Algorithms
6 21 (2.52%) Data Structures
6 21 (2.52%) User Experience
7 18 (2.16%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.20%) Equities
10 9 (1.08%) NHS
10 9 (1.08%) Reference Data
11 8 (0.96%) Replication
12 7 (0.84%) Lidar
13 6 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
13 6 (0.72%) Social Media
14 5 (0.60%) Life Science
14 5 (0.60%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.60%) Smart City
14 5 (0.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (1.80%) Unix
2 10 (1.20%) Linux
3 8 (0.96%) Windows
4 3 (0.36%) Android
5 2 (0.24%) VMS
5 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.24%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (62.02%) Business Intelligence
2 334 (40.14%) Visualisation
3 298 (35.82%) Analytics
4 268 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
5 219 (26.32%) Data Visualisation
6 211 (25.36%) ETL
7 166 (19.95%) Data Modelling
8 116 (13.94%) Data Analysis
8 116 (13.94%) Data Science
9 88 (10.58%) Machine Learning
10 81 (9.74%) Data Analytics
11 75 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 74 (8.89%) Mathematics
13 71 (8.53%) DevOps
14 67 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
15 64 (7.69%) Computer Science
16 59 (7.09%) Migration
17 52 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
18 49 (5.89%) Statistics
19 48 (5.77%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 526 (63.22%) SQL
2 253 (30.41%) Python
3 83 (9.98%) R
4 71 (8.53%) T-SQL
5 70 (8.41%) PowerShell
6 58 (6.97%) C#
7 34 (4.09%) Java
8 33 (3.97%) Scala
8 33 (3.97%) VBA
9 26 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 26 (3.13%) JavaScript
10 18 (2.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 13 (1.56%) Perl
12 12 (1.44%) Go
13 11 (1.32%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.08%) C
15 8 (0.96%) Kotlin
15 8 (0.96%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.84%) Ruby
17 6 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 104 (12.50%) Degree
2 35 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 25 (3.00%) PhD
5 15 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.68%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (1.56%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.72%) ACCA
8 6 (0.72%) CIMA
8 6 (0.72%) Postgraduate
9 5 (0.60%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.48%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.36%) PMP
12 2 (0.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (0.24%) CEH
12 2 (0.24%) CISSP
12 2 (0.24%) CSSLP
12 2 (0.24%) ISSAP
12 2 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.01%) Data Quality
2 30 (3.61%) QA
3 9 (1.08%) PMO
4 5 (0.60%) MiFID
5 4 (0.48%) EMIR
5 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.36%) PSD2
7 2 (0.24%) IFRS
8 1 (0.12%) GDPR
8 1 (0.12%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) ITGC
System Software
1 22 (2.64%) HDFS
2 11 (1.32%) Docker
3 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (2.28%) Hadoop YARN
2 13 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 12 (1.44%) Puppet
3 12 (1.44%) Terraform
4 8 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.84%) Ansible
5 7 (0.84%) Control-M
6 3 (0.36%) Matomo
6 3 (0.36%) Oozie
7 2 (0.24%) Nessus
7 2 (0.24%) Salt
8 1 (0.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 181 (21.75%) Microsoft
2 70 (8.41%) Cognos
3 69 (8.29%) Oracle
4 62 (7.45%) Alteryx
5 49 (5.89%) Google
6 39 (4.69%) MicroStrategy
7 33 (3.97%) SAP
8 23 (2.76%) Informatica
9 21 (2.52%) Talend
10 20 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.80%) Adobe
11 15 (1.80%) Cloudera
12 14 (1.68%) Teradata
13 13 (1.56%) IBM
14 12 (1.44%) Databricks
15 10 (1.20%) Ab Initio
15 10 (1.20%) Palantir
16 8 (0.96%) Hortonworks
17 7 (0.84%) Foundry
18 6 (0.72%) Splunk