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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 374 411
Rank change year-on-year +80 +37  
Contract jobs citing Tableau 359 293 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 1.21% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 207 166
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £668 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £22.00 £43.63 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.57% -45.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 - £94.07

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 20514 24183 25039
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.82% 44.94% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12454 14905 14646
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 709 826 1130
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +68 340 £425 - 120
London +39 218 £446 +5.00% 68
South East +30 56 £365 -2.66% 14
City of London +17 48 £475 +15.15% 16
Berkshire +35 16 £370 -43.07%
Scotland +52 15 £500 +66.66% 3
South West +16 15 £375 - 4
North West +11 14 £419 -1.47% 13
Edinburgh - 14 £500 - 3
Yorkshire +17 12 £350 -53.17% 7
Surrey +8 12 £394 -12.53% 1
West Midlands +10 9 £450 +12.50% 3
East of England -3 9 £375 -19.78% 6
Bristol - 9 £650 - 4
Manchester +10 8 £419 -6.94% 8
West Yorkshire +28 7 £450 - 4
Sunbury-on-Thames - 7 £520 -
Leeds +18 6 £450 - 3
East Midlands -12 6 £350 +7.69% 2
Hampshire - 6 £338 - 2
Middlesex - 6 £263 -
East Sussex - 6 £280 -
West Sussex +14 5 £278 -26.00% 2
South Yorkshire -4 5 £350 -53.33% 2
North East +67 4 £565 -22.06% 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £360 -
Reading - 4 £375 -
Hove - 4 - -
Slough - 4 £280 -
Birmingham +16 3 £285 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 383 (52.90%) Business Intelligence
2 382 (52.76%) SQL
3 293 (40.47%) Analytics
4 247 (34.12%) Visualisation
5 179 (24.72%) SQL Server
6 170 (23.48%) QlikView
7 168 (23.20%) Data Warehouse
8 161 (22.24%) Finance
9 136 (18.78%) ETL
10 132 (18.23%) Big Data
11 128 (17.68%) Data Visualisation
12 125 (17.27%) Power BI
12 125 (17.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 123 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
14 120 (16.57%) R
15 119 (16.44%) Hadoop
16 111 (15.33%) Python
17 106 (14.64%) Data Modelling
18 105 (14.50%) SAS
19 104 (14.36%) Microsoft Excel
20 103 (14.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 102 (14.09%) Microsoft
22 98 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
23 86 (11.88%) Degree
24 82 (11.33%) Data Analysis
25 77 (10.64%) Oracle
26 73 (10.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 71 (9.81%) Dashboard Development
28 68 (9.39%) Marketing
29 66 (9.12%) Cognos

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
1 105 (14.50%) SAS
2 57 (7.87%) Apache Spark
3 31 (4.28%) Apache Pig
4 25 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.66%) Apache
6 9 (1.24%) Confluence
7 6 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.55%) CMS
9 4 (0.55%) JBoss
9 4 (0.55%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.55%) Mule
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.28%) Drupal
11 2 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 104 (14.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (5.39%) SPSS
3 25 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (2.21%) Stata
6 9 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.41%) UserZoom
9 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.28%) SPSS Modeler
9 2 (0.28%) Weka
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.69%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.41%) SessionCam
5 2 (0.28%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.28%) Data Workbench
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.28%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.14%) FastStats
6 1 (0.14%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 49 (6.77%) Google Analytics
2 34 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.07%) Adobe Analytics
4 15 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.24%) IaaS
6 8 (1.10%) GitHub
6 8 (1.10%) SaaS
7 7 (0.97%) SmartFocus
8 6 (0.83%) PaaS
8 6 (0.83%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 5 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (0.69%) Data Lake Analytics
10 4 (0.55%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.55%) Office 365
11 3 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 3 (0.41%) Veeva
12 2 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.83%) Internet
1 6 (0.83%) LDAP
2 5 (0.69%) Kerberos
2 5 (0.69%) SMS
3 3 (0.41%) HTTP
3 3 (0.41%) SSL
4 2 (0.28%) Intranet
5 1 (0.14%) Firewall
5 1 (0.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (24.72%) SQL Server
2 170 (23.48%) QlikView
3 168 (23.20%) Data Warehouse
4 132 (18.23%) Big Data
5 125 (17.27%) Power BI
5 125 (17.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 119 (16.44%) Hadoop
7 103 (14.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 73 (10.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 62 (8.56%) BusinessObjects
10 50 (6.91%) Apache Hive
11 42 (5.80%) Data Mining
12 40 (5.52%) Spotfire
13 36 (4.97%) Relational Database
14 35 (4.83%) MySQL
14 35 (4.83%) NoSQL
15 25 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (3.18%) OLAP
17 21 (2.90%) Data Lake
18 19 (2.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (3.87%) Talend Open Studio
2 14 (1.93%) JIRA
3 10 (1.38%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.24%) ERwin
4 9 (1.24%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.10%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.55%) Subversion
8 3 (0.41%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.41%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.41%) JUnit
8 3 (0.41%) Mockito
8 3 (0.41%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.28%) Bower
9 2 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.14%) Toad
10 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 161 (22.24%) Finance
2 68 (9.39%) Marketing
3 63 (8.70%) Banking
4 34 (4.70%) Retail
5 20 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.21%) Publishing
7 14 (1.93%) Advertising
8 10 (1.38%) Front Office
9 9 (1.24%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.10%) Legal
11 7 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.55%) Automotive
12 4 (0.55%) Electronics
12 4 (0.55%) Games
12 4 (0.55%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.41%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 242 (33.43%) Analyst
2 209 (28.87%) Developer
3 94 (12.98%) Tableau Developer
4 91 (12.57%) Data Analyst
5 79 (10.91%) Consultant
6 69 (9.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 54 (7.46%) Architect
8 46 (6.35%) Business Analyst
9 45 (6.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 39 (5.39%) Data Architect
11 38 (5.25%) SQL Analyst
12 36 (4.97%) SQL Developer
13 35 (4.83%) Data Scientist
14 34 (4.70%) Tableau Consultant
15 25 (3.45%) Report Analyst
16 22 (3.04%) Data Engineer
17 20 (2.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
18 19 (2.62%) Digital Analyst
18 19 (2.62%) Project Manager
18 19 (2.62%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.73%) HTML
2 19 (2.62%) .NET
2 19 (2.62%) D3.js
3 18 (2.49%) MDX
4 17 (2.35%) XML
5 15 (2.07%) AngularJS
6 14 (1.93%) CSS
7 11 (1.52%) HTML5
8 10 (1.38%) Web Services
9 8 (1.10%) Natural Language Processing
9 8 (1.10%) XSLT
10 7 (0.97%) Middleware
11 6 (0.83%) GWT
11 6 (0.83%) JSON
11 6 (0.83%) Node.js
11 6 (0.83%) PostGIS
11 6 (0.83%) Visualforce
11 6 (0.83%) XML Schema
12 5 (0.69%) jQuery
12 5 (0.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 123 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.04%) Data Structures
5 19 (2.62%) Algorithms
6 14 (1.93%) User Experience
7 13 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (1.66%) Social Media
9 5 (0.69%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.55%) NHS
11 3 (0.41%) Blog
11 3 (0.41%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.41%) Fintech
11 3 (0.41%) FMCG
11 3 (0.41%) Life Science
11 3 (0.41%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.41%) PMI
11 3 (0.41%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.41%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 14 (1.93%) Linux
2 9 (1.24%) Unix
2 9 (1.24%) Windows
3 5 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.55%) CentOS
4 4 (0.55%) Fedora
5 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (52.90%) Business Intelligence
2 293 (40.47%) Analytics
3 247 (34.12%) Visualisation
4 136 (18.78%) ETL
5 128 (17.68%) Data Visualisation
6 106 (14.64%) Data Modelling
7 98 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
8 82 (11.33%) Data Analysis
9 71 (9.81%) Dashboard Development
10 62 (8.56%) Data Analytics
11 59 (8.15%) Statistics
12 53 (7.32%) Data Management
13 52 (7.18%) Mathematics
14 51 (7.04%) E-Commerce
15 43 (5.94%) Machine Learning
15 43 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 36 (4.97%) Migration
17 34 (4.70%) CRM
18 31 (4.28%) Kimball Methodology
19 30 (4.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 382 (52.76%) SQL
2 120 (16.57%) R
3 111 (15.33%) Python
4 46 (6.35%) Java
5 43 (5.94%) T-SQL
5 43 (5.94%) VBA
6 28 (3.87%) JavaScript
6 28 (3.87%) MATLAB
7 25 (3.45%) C#
8 22 (3.04%) Scala
9 14 (1.93%) C++
10 10 (1.38%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.38%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.38%) VB
11 7 (0.97%) PHP
12 6 (0.83%) Apex Code
12 6 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (0.83%) Perl
13 5 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (11.88%) Degree
2 17 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.07%) PhD
4 11 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.24%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.83%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.55%) PMP
10 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.28%) MCITP
11 2 (0.28%) MCSE
12 1 (0.14%) APMP
12 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.87%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.80%) QA
3 2 (0.28%) GDPR
3 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.14%) GCP
4 1 (0.14%) PMO
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (1.66%) Apache Flume
2 11 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.10%) Docker
3 8 (1.10%) HDFS
4 5 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.14%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.14%) XenApp
6 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (0.97%) Oozie
2 6 (0.83%) Kibana
3 4 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (0.55%) Mesos
4 3 (0.41%) Ansible
4 3 (0.41%) MOM
5 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 102 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 77 (10.64%) Oracle
3 66 (9.12%) Cognos
4 54 (7.46%) SAP
5 51 (7.04%) Google
6 50 (6.91%) Teradata
7 45 (6.22%) Alteryx
8 37 (5.11%) MicroStrategy
9 32 (4.42%) Informatica
10 28 (3.87%) Talend
11 26 (3.59%) IBM
12 24 (3.31%) Cloudera
13 21 (2.90%) Adobe
14 16 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (1.93%) Netezza
16 12 (1.66%) TIBCO
17 10 (1.38%) Ab Initio
18 9 (1.24%) ESRI
18 9 (1.24%) SnapLogic
19 8 (1.10%) Vertica
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £360.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £720 to £766 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per month
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Codex
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago