Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 354 401
Rank change year-on-year +91 +47 +94
Contract jobs citing Tableau 998 711 648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.68% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.31% 1.50% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 479 443
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £308 £272 £280
90th Percentile £614 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 7
UK median hourly rate £27.25 £26.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.81% -42.22% +26.76%
10th Percentile £20.80 £19.75 £15.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £32.63 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.60 £26.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.38% -42.22% +26.76%

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 43242 47490 49684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.64% 45.29% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26864 29037 29297
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1447 1703 2110
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.21 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Tableau over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +82 957 £425 +3.03% 102
London +39 589 £450 +1.12% 49
UK excluding London +114 400 £400 +3.90% 55
South East +91 151 £394 +14.96% 13
North of England +39 79 £438 +12.90% 20
Midlands +44 68 £400 -3.61% 5
West Midlands +51 49 £400 -3.32% 2
South West +37 46 £388 +29.17% 11
Yorkshire +31 44 £384 +2.33% 11
North West -2 36 £555 +38.75% 9
East of England -7 27 £463 +8.82% 4
Scotland +6 24 £400 -11.11% 1
East Midlands +5 19 £413 +4.76% 3
North East +78 11 £610 -12.86%
Wales +19 6 £350 -28.21% 1
Northern Ireland -41 2 £500 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 549 (55.01%) SQL
2 522 (52.30%) Business Intelligence
3 375 (37.58%) Analytics
4 327 (32.77%) Visualisation
5 241 (24.15%) Data Warehouse
6 240 (24.05%) SQL Server
7 222 (22.24%) Finance
8 209 (20.94%) Analytical Skills
9 206 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
10 198 (19.84%) ETL
11 190 (19.04%) Python
12 183 (18.34%) Big Data
13 169 (16.93%) Data Modelling
14 167 (16.73%) Power BI
15 164 (16.43%) Hadoop
16 157 (15.73%) Microsoft
17 156 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 150 (15.03%) Data Visualisation
19 140 (14.03%) R
20 134 (13.43%) Microsoft Excel
21 133 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 132 (13.23%) QlikView
23 117 (11.72%) Data Analysis
24 114 (11.42%) Apache Spark
25 110 (11.02%) Oracle
26 103 (10.32%) Degree
27 100 (10.02%) SAP
28 96 (9.62%) T-SQL
28 96 (9.62%) Data Analytics
29 91 (9.12%) Apache Hive

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
1 114 (11.42%) Apache Spark
2 84 (8.42%) SAS
3 42 (4.21%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.70%) Apache Pig
5 11 (1.10%) Apache
6 9 (0.90%) Jupyter
7 5 (0.50%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.30%) Confluence
8 3 (0.30%) IIS
9 2 (0.20%) nginx
9 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.10%) Luigi
10 1 (0.10%) Mule
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 134 (13.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.90%) SPSS
5 14 (1.40%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.50%) Weka
8 4 (0.40%) Simulink
8 4 (0.40%) Stata
9 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.10%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 13 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (0.70%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (0.60%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.10%) FastStats
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.10%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (0.10%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 84 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (4.01%) GitHub
4 36 (3.61%) Google Analytics
5 35 (3.51%) Bluemix
5 35 (3.51%) IBM Cloud
6 28 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (1.80%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 16 (1.60%) Adobe Analytics
9 14 (1.40%) Amazon S3
10 12 (1.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 11 (1.10%) Force.com
12 10 (1.00%) SaaS
13 7 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (0.60%) IaaS
15 4 (0.40%) Data Lake Analytics
16 3 (0.30%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 3 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
16 3 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
16 3 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.40%) Internet
1 4 (0.40%) Kerberos
1 4 (0.40%) LDAP
2 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.20%) SMS
3 1 (0.10%) Broadband
3 1 (0.10%) Firewall
3 1 (0.10%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (0.10%) Intranet
3 1 (0.10%) NAS
3 1 (0.10%) RIP
3 1 (0.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (24.15%) Data Warehouse
2 240 (24.05%) SQL Server
3 183 (18.34%) Big Data
4 167 (16.73%) Power BI
5 164 (16.43%) Hadoop
6 156 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 133 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 132 (13.23%) QlikView
9 91 (9.12%) Apache Hive
10 89 (8.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 84 (8.42%) BusinessObjects
12 58 (5.81%) Spotfire
13 46 (4.61%) PostgreSQL
14 44 (4.41%) Sqoop
15 41 (4.11%) Relational Database
16 38 (3.81%) Data Mining
17 37 (3.71%) Data Lake
18 35 (3.51%) Amazon Redshift
18 35 (3.51%) OLAP
19 34 (3.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 41 (4.11%) Jenkins
2 27 (2.71%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (2.00%) ERwin
5 19 (1.90%) JIRA
6 15 (1.50%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.40%) Eclipse
8 13 (1.30%) Subversion
9 12 (1.20%) Ant
10 10 (1.00%) SoapUI
11 8 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.60%) Toad
13 5 (0.50%) JUnit
13 5 (0.50%) Mockito
14 4 (0.40%) ProC
15 3 (0.30%) Crashlytics
16 2 (0.20%) ClearCase
16 2 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
16 2 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 222 (22.24%) Finance
2 84 (8.42%) Banking
3 76 (7.62%) Marketing
4 48 (4.81%) Retail
5 28 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.10%) Investment Banking
6 21 (2.10%) Legal
6 21 (2.10%) Publishing
7 18 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.50%) Front Office
9 11 (1.10%) Advertising
9 11 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.90%) Electronics
12 8 (0.80%) Automotive
13 7 (0.70%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.40%) Law
15 2 (0.20%) Back Office
15 2 (0.20%) Games
15 2 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 326 (32.67%) Developer
2 288 (28.86%) Analyst
3 119 (11.92%) Tableau Developer
4 113 (11.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 109 (10.92%) Data Analyst
6 85 (8.52%) SQL Developer
7 79 (7.92%) Data Scientist
8 75 (7.52%) Consultant
9 61 (6.11%) Architect
10 54 (5.41%) Business Analyst
11 51 (5.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 44 (4.41%) Data Architect
13 43 (4.31%) Data Engineer
14 40 (4.01%) Tableau Consultant
15 39 (3.91%) SSIS Developer
16 38 (3.81%) SQL Analyst
17 33 (3.31%) Business Developer
17 33 (3.31%) Senior Developer
18 28 (2.81%) Data Business Analyst
19 26 (2.61%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (4.91%) Kafka
2 39 (3.91%) PySpark
3 34 (3.41%) MDX
4 29 (2.91%) D3.js
5 27 (2.71%) .NET
6 22 (2.20%) XML
7 21 (2.10%) Web Services
8 16 (1.60%) JSON
9 15 (1.50%) HTML
10 11 (1.10%) CSS
10 11 (1.10%) Natural Language Processing
11 10 (1.00%) Ajax
11 10 (1.00%) AngularJS
11 10 (1.00%) NumPy
11 10 (1.00%) Pandas
11 10 (1.00%) scikit-learn
12 8 (0.80%) ASP.NET
12 8 (0.80%) J2EE
12 8 (0.80%) React
13 7 (0.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 209 (20.94%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.21%) Computer Science
2 42 (4.21%) Data Structures
3 41 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 29 (2.91%) User Experience
5 26 (2.61%) Algorithms
6 19 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (1.80%) NHS
8 10 (1.00%) Fintech
8 10 (1.00%) Market Risk
9 7 (0.70%) Clustering
9 7 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (0.70%) Social Media
10 6 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.60%) FMCG
11 5 (0.50%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.40%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.40%) Music Streaming
12 4 (0.40%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (2.10%) Unix
2 11 (1.10%) Linux
3 10 (1.00%) Windows
4 4 (0.40%) Kali Linux
5 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.20%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.10%) Android
7 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.10%) VMS
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 522 (52.30%) Business Intelligence
2 375 (37.58%) Analytics
3 327 (32.77%) Visualisation
4 206 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
5 198 (19.84%) ETL
6 169 (16.93%) Data Modelling
7 150 (15.03%) Data Visualisation
8 117 (11.72%) Data Analysis
9 96 (9.62%) Data Analytics
10 88 (8.82%) Dashboard Development
11 80 (8.02%) Machine Learning
12 67 (6.71%) Data Management
13 56 (5.61%) Mathematics
14 55 (5.51%) Kimball Methodology
14 55 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 54 (5.41%) Business Analysis
15 54 (5.41%) Scrum
15 54 (5.41%) Statistics
16 52 (5.21%) Project Management
17 47 (4.71%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 549 (55.01%) SQL
2 190 (19.04%) Python
3 140 (14.03%) R
4 96 (9.62%) T-SQL
5 79 (7.92%) Java
6 48 (4.81%) VBA
7 35 (3.51%) Scala
8 32 (3.21%) C#
9 30 (3.01%) JavaScript
10 19 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 18 (1.80%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.50%) PowerShell
13 14 (1.40%) MATLAB
14 12 (1.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 11 (1.10%) Apex Code
15 11 (1.10%) GraphQL
16 10 (1.00%) SOQL
16 10 (1.00%) VB
17 7 (0.70%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.70%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 103 (10.32%) Degree
2 23 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.60%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (1.40%) Master's Degree
6 11 (1.10%) PhD
7 9 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.60%) ISEB
9 6 (0.60%) MCITP
9 6 (0.60%) MCSE
10 4 (0.40%) CEH
10 4 (0.40%) CISM
10 4 (0.40%) CISSP
10 4 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.40%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.20%) CIMA
12 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.21%) Data Quality
2 33 (3.31%) QA
3 15 (1.50%) GDPR
4 8 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.70%) SLA
6 3 (0.30%) GAMP
6 3 (0.30%) GCP
6 3 (0.30%) PMO
7 2 (0.20%) HL7
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.10%) IFRS
8 1 (0.10%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 42 (4.21%) Apache Flume
1 42 (4.21%) HDFS
2 31 (3.11%) Docker
3 4 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.10%) IAG
4 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.10%) XenApp
4 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (4.11%) Hadoop YARN
2 39 (3.91%) Oozie
3 34 (3.41%) Ambari
4 26 (2.61%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.50%) Terraform
7 4 (0.40%) Ansible
8 3 (0.30%) Mesos
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 157 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 110 (11.02%) Oracle
3 100 (10.02%) SAP
4 64 (6.41%) Google
5 49 (4.91%) Alteryx
6 48 (4.81%) IBM
6 48 (4.81%) Informatica
6 48 (4.81%) Salesforce.com
7 43 (4.31%) MicroStrategy
8 41 (4.11%) Cognos
9 32 (3.21%) Cloudera
10 24 (2.40%) Adobe
11 20 (2.00%) Teradata
12 13 (1.30%) Hortonworks
13 10 (1.00%) HP
13 10 (1.00%) MapR
13 10 (1.00%) MuleSoft
13 10 (1.00%) Vertica
14 9 (0.90%) CA
15 8 (0.80%) Omniture