Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 247 241 262
Rank change year-on-year -6 +21 +49
Contract jobs citing Tableau 366 1,068 1,045
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.04% 1.17% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 2.34% 2.75% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 792 746
Median daily rate £450 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +10.47% -1.15%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £306
90th Percentile £627 £649 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.73% -45.33% +70.45%
10th Percentile £31.80 £16.25 £15.50
90th Percentile £52.05 £36.50 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £19.91 £17.50
% change year-on-year +75.84% +13.74% -38.60%

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 15,626 38,881 42,874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.37% 42.65% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,334 24,273 26,518
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.01% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 658 1,436 1,588
Median hourly rate £23.71 £19.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.59% +8.74% +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.37 £11.08 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.15 £47.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.95 £16.76
% change year-on-year +11.42% +7.13% +1.55%

Tableau
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Tableau in the UK

Tableau
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Tableau.

Daily rate trend for Tableau in the UK

Tableau
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Tableau over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Tableau in the UK

Tableau
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Tableau.

Hourly rate trend for Tableau in the UK

Tableau
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Tableau over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 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 -4 340 £450 -5.26% 51
London +2 208 £475 -2.56% 23
UK excluding London +32 147 £425 -5.56% 33
South East +92 58 £400 -15.79% 5
North of England +28 35 £400 -10.36% 9
Work from Home -8 29 £450 +9.09% 10
North West +31 25 £330 -36.84% 4
Midlands +56 17 £475 +11.76% 3
Scotland +60 14 £378 -16.11% 2
West Midlands +45 14 £475 +13.43% 1
East of England +64 13 £413 -13.16% 4
Yorkshire +31 10 £425 +13.33% 4
South West +60 9 £375 -15.27% 7
East Midlands +44 3 £550 +22.22% 2
Wales +43 3 £350 -9.68% 3
Northern Ireland +15 1 - -

For the 6 months to 7 August 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.

1 216 (59.02%) Business Intelligence
2 211 (57.65%) SQL
3 158 (43.17%) Analytics
4 153 (41.80%) Power BI
4 153 (41.80%) Power Platform
5 135 (36.89%) Python
6 120 (32.79%) Visualisation
7 94 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (23.22%) Data Warehouse
9 81 (22.13%) Microsoft
10 79 (21.58%) Finance
11 76 (20.77%) ETL
12 75 (20.49%) Data Visualisation
13 71 (19.40%) Data Modelling
14 68 (18.58%) Azure
15 66 (18.03%) Big Data
16 61 (16.67%) Data Science
17 60 (16.39%) Data Analysis
18 59 (16.12%) SQL Server
19 57 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
20 48 (13.11%) AWS
21 44 (12.02%) R
21 44 (12.02%) Microsoft Excel
21 44 (12.02%) Apache Spark
22 43 (11.75%) Hadoop
23 39 (10.66%) Data Analytics
24 38 (10.38%) Oracle
25 36 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 35 (9.56%) Degree
26 35 (9.56%) DevOps

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 44 (12.02%) Apache Spark
2 19 (5.19%) SAS
3 9 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.91%) Apache Airflow
5 6 (1.64%) Confluence
6 5 (1.37%) Apache
7 4 (1.09%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.55%) IIS
10 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 44 (12.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.27%) InVision
6 1 (0.27%) Sketch
6 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.55%) Eikon
3 2 (0.55%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.55%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 2 (0.55%) RMDS
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) iTrent
4 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.27%) Sage BI
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 153 (41.80%) Power Platform
2 68 (18.58%) Azure
3 48 (13.11%) AWS
4 25 (6.83%) GCP
5 15 (4.10%) Google Analytics
6 13 (3.55%) PaaS
7 12 (3.28%) Azure Data Factory
7 12 (3.28%) IaaS
8 11 (3.01%) Amazon S3
8 11 (3.01%) Slack
9 9 (2.46%) Adobe Analytics
10 8 (2.19%) Serverless
11 7 (1.91%) SaaS
12 6 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (1.09%) GitHub
13 4 (1.09%) Logic Apps
13 4 (1.09%) PowerApps
14 3 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.82%) 5G
1 3 (0.82%) DNS
1 3 (0.82%) HTTP
1 3 (0.82%) Internet
2 2 (0.55%) Skype
2 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.27%) DSL
3 1 (0.27%) Firewall
3 1 (0.27%) GSM
3 1 (0.27%) LTE
3 1 (0.27%) PPP
3 1 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.27%) SMS
3 1 (0.27%) VoIP
3 1 (0.27%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (41.80%) Power BI
2 85 (23.22%) Data Warehouse
3 66 (18.03%) Big Data
4 59 (16.12%) SQL Server
5 43 (11.75%) Hadoop
6 36 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (9.29%) Amazon Redshift
7 34 (9.29%) QlikView
8 33 (9.02%) Looker
9 31 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (6.83%) Data Lake
11 17 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (4.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 16 (4.37%) NoSQL
12 16 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (4.10%) Relational Database
14 14 (3.83%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (3.83%) Data Mining
14 14 (3.83%) MySQL
15 12 (3.28%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 24 (6.56%) JIRA
2 22 (6.01%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.64%) ERwin
4 6 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.37%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.82%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.82%) Maven
7 2 (0.55%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.55%) RStudio
8 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.27%) Balsamiq
8 1 (0.27%) ProC
8 1 (0.27%) Redmine
8 1 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 79 (21.58%) Finance
2 26 (7.10%) Marketing
3 25 (6.83%) Banking
3 25 (6.83%) Legal
4 17 (4.64%) Public Sector
5 12 (3.28%) Games
6 10 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.46%) Publishing
8 8 (2.19%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.91%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.91%) Retail
10 6 (1.64%) Back Office
10 6 (1.64%) Electronics
10 6 (1.64%) Front Office
10 6 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.37%) French Language
11 5 (1.37%) Law
12 4 (1.09%) Aerospace
12 4 (1.09%) Police
13 3 (0.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 95 (25.96%) Developer
2 89 (24.32%) Analyst
3 53 (14.48%) Data Analyst
4 41 (11.20%) Data Engineer
5 38 (10.38%) Consultant
6 27 (7.38%) Data Scientist
7 25 (6.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 23 (6.28%) Tableau Developer
9 22 (6.01%) Architect
10 21 (5.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 19 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 18 (4.92%) Tableau Analyst
13 17 (4.64%) SQL Developer
14 14 (3.83%) Power BI Developer
15 12 (3.28%) Business Analyst
15 12 (3.28%) SQL Analyst
16 11 (3.01%) Data Architect
17 10 (2.73%) Data Consultant
17 10 (2.73%) Data Warehouse Developer
17 10 (2.73%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.10%) .NET
2 14 (3.83%) JSON
3 13 (3.55%) Web Services
3 13 (3.55%) XML
4 9 (2.46%) HTML
4 9 (2.46%) Kafka
4 9 (2.46%) REST
5 6 (1.64%) Matplotlib
5 6 (1.64%) TensorFlow
6 5 (1.37%) RESTful
6 5 (1.37%) Seaborn
6 5 (1.37%) Smart Contracts
7 4 (1.09%) Apache NiFi
7 4 (1.09%) CSS
7 4 (1.09%) PySpark
7 4 (1.09%) scikit-learn
7 4 (1.09%) Shiny
8 3 (0.82%) ggplot2
8 3 (0.82%) Keras
8 3 (0.82%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.74%) Algorithms
3 20 (5.46%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.55%) Replication
5 10 (2.73%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.19%) NHS
7 8 (2.19%) User Experience
8 7 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.37%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.09%) Blog
10 4 (1.09%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.09%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.09%) Mobile Games
10 4 (1.09%) Social Media
11 3 (0.82%) Life Science
11 3 (0.82%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.91%) Linux
1 7 (1.91%) Unix
2 4 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (59.02%) Business Intelligence
2 158 (43.17%) Analytics
3 120 (32.79%) Visualisation
4 94 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (20.77%) ETL
6 75 (20.49%) Data Visualisation
7 71 (19.40%) Data Modelling
8 61 (16.67%) Data Science
9 60 (16.39%) Data Analysis
10 39 (10.66%) Data Analytics
11 35 (9.56%) DevOps
12 33 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (7.92%) Decision-Making
13 29 (7.92%) E-Commerce
13 29 (7.92%) Machine Learning
14 27 (7.38%) Mathematics
15 26 (7.10%) Migration
16 25 (6.83%) Data Management
17 24 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (6.28%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 211 (57.65%) SQL
2 135 (36.89%) Python
3 44 (12.02%) R
4 28 (7.65%) Java
5 19 (5.19%) C#
6 18 (4.92%) PowerShell
6 18 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.01%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.01%) VBA
8 9 (2.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 8 (2.19%) Scala
10 7 (1.91%) Go
10 7 (1.91%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.09%) VB
12 3 (0.82%) C
12 3 (0.82%) CQL
12 3 (0.82%) Groovy
13 2 (0.55%) C++
13 2 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (9.56%) Degree
2 17 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.37%) PhD
4 5 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.55%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.27%) ACCA
7 1 (0.27%) CIMA
7 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.56%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.91%) QA
3 5 (1.37%) PSD2
4 1 (0.27%) GDPR
4 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (4.37%) Docker
2 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (3.83%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.64%) Terraform
3 5 (1.37%) Grafana
4 4 (1.09%) Oozie
5 3 (0.82%) logstash
6 2 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.27%) Ansible
7 1 (0.27%) Control-M
7 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.38%) Oracle
3 32 (8.74%) Alteryx
3 32 (8.74%) SAP
4 23 (6.28%) Google
5 21 (5.74%) Teradata
6 14 (3.83%) Talend
7 13 (3.55%) Informatica
8 11 (3.01%) Adobe
8 11 (3.01%) MicroStrategy
9 10 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.46%) Cloudera
10 9 (2.46%) Splunk
11 8 (2.19%) Cognos
11 8 (2.19%) Databricks
12 5 (1.37%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.09%) Bloomberg
13 4 (1.09%) Hortonworks
13 4 (1.09%) IBM
13 4 (1.09%) Sybase