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 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tableau
UK
Rank 283 324 348
Rank change year-on-year +41 +24  
Contract jobs citing Tableau 365 337 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.64% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.85% 1.46% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 249 193
Median daily rate £425 £436 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.57% -3.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £406
% change year-on-year -22.22% +10.76%  
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 19754 23040 23661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.17% 43.62% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12176 13939 13362
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 798 980
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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 +43 343 £425 -0.87% 139
London +53 216 £454 +6.82% 85
South East +24 51 £375 -9.09% 11
City of London +18 41 £475 +11.76% 24
North West +29 21 £350 -48.14% 14
Manchester +32 19 £400 +14.28% 9
Yorkshire +5 18 £350 -50.00% 2
Berkshire +35 16 £260 -34.34%
Hampshire +15 13 £419 -9.05% 4
West Sussex +9 13 £388 -24.75% 1
South West +4 10 £388 +19.23% 7
South Yorkshire -1 9 £375 -48.27%
West Midlands -4 9 £280 -34.11% 9
West Yorkshire +4 8 £300 -53.84% 2
East of England -8 8 £388 +14.39% 3
East Midlands -10 8 £310 +3.33% 3
Scotland +31 7 £200 -71.42% 4
Wales - 7 £500 - 1
South Wales - 7 £500 - 1
Cardiff - 7 £500 - 1
Slough +10 6 £180 -45.66%
East Grinstead - 6 £400 -
Brighton - 6 £425 - 2
East Sussex - 6 £425 - 2
Edinburgh +23 5 - - 4
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £388 +13.97%
Sheffield -6 5 £375 -48.27%
Southampton - 5 - -
Crawley +11 3 £350 -32.03%
Cambridge +9 3 - -

Tableau
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 401 (54.56%) Business Intelligence
2 392 (53.33%) SQL
3 289 (39.32%) Analytics
4 255 (34.69%) Visualisation
5 235 (31.97%) SQL Server
6 219 (29.80%) QlikView
7 165 (22.45%) ETL
8 151 (20.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 145 (19.73%) Data Warehouse
10 138 (18.78%) Data Visualisation
11 136 (18.50%) Big Data
12 131 (17.82%) Finance
13 126 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 123 (16.73%) Microsoft
15 118 (16.05%) R
16 115 (15.65%) Python
17 113 (15.37%) Data Modelling
18 112 (15.24%) Hadoop
19 111 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
20 109 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
20 109 (14.83%) Power BI
21 108 (14.69%) Oracle
22 89 (12.11%) Data Analysis
23 84 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 79 (10.75%) T-SQL
25 78 (10.61%) Dashboard Development
26 76 (10.34%) Apache Spark
27 75 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
28 71 (9.66%) Degree
29 68 (9.25%) Cognos

Tableau
Top Related 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 76 (10.34%) Apache Spark
2 67 (9.12%) SAS
3 47 (6.39%) Apache Pig
4 24 (3.27%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.04%) Apache
6 10 (1.36%) Confluence
7 6 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.68%) JBoss
8 5 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.54%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.54%) CMS
9 4 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.54%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.41%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.41%) Mule
11 2 (0.27%) Drupal
11 2 (0.27%) IIS
12 1 (0.14%) TPMS
Applications
1 56 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 33 (4.49%) SPSS
3 11 (1.50%) MS Office
3 11 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.41%) MS Project
7 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.27%) SPSS Modeler
8 2 (0.27%) Weka
9 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.14%) Simulink
9 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.68%) 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
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) HFM
5 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.39%) Google Analytics
2 44 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.72%) Adobe Analytics
5 18 (2.45%) IaaS
6 15 (2.04%) PaaS
7 10 (1.36%) Data Lake Analytics
7 10 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (1.36%) SaaS
7 10 (1.36%) SmartFocus
8 9 (1.22%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.54%) GitHub
12 3 (0.41%) Amazon Glacier
12 3 (0.41%) 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 (1.09%) SMS
2 4 (0.54%) LDAP
3 3 (0.41%) HTTP
3 3 (0.41%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.27%) Firewall
4 2 (0.27%) Internet
4 2 (0.27%) Intranet
4 2 (0.27%) NAS
4 2 (0.27%) NGN
4 2 (0.27%) SAN
4 2 (0.27%) SSL
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.14%) DHCP
5 1 (0.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (31.97%) SQL Server
2 219 (29.80%) QlikView
3 151 (20.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 145 (19.73%) Data Warehouse
5 136 (18.50%) Big Data
6 126 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 112 (15.24%) Hadoop
8 109 (14.83%) Power BI
9 84 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 75 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
11 65 (8.84%) Apache Hive
12 56 (7.62%) NoSQL
13 51 (6.94%) Data Mining
14 43 (5.85%) Relational Database
15 41 (5.58%) Spotfire
16 38 (5.17%) MySQL
17 34 (4.63%) MongoDB
18 33 (4.49%) Data Lake
19 30 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
20 27 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 29 (3.95%) Talend Open Studio
2 19 (2.59%) JIRA
3 11 (1.50%) ERwin
4 10 (1.36%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.36%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.68%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.54%) Toad
9 3 (0.41%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.41%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.41%) Subversion
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Continuum
10 2 (0.27%) Bower
10 2 (0.27%) Capybara
10 2 (0.27%) RSpec
10 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 131 (17.82%) Finance
2 61 (8.30%) Marketing
3 46 (6.26%) Banking
4 38 (5.17%) Retail
5 12 (1.63%) Legal
5 12 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.50%) Advertising
7 10 (1.36%) Front Office
7 10 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.36%) Publishing
8 8 (1.09%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.82%) Automotive
10 5 (0.68%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.41%) Games
12 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.27%) Electronics
14 1 (0.14%) Back Office
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 223 (30.34%) Developer
2 212 (28.84%) Analyst
3 93 (12.65%) Consultant
4 85 (11.56%) Tableau Developer
5 75 (10.20%) Data Analyst
6 72 (9.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 68 (9.25%) Architect
8 45 (6.12%) Tableau Consultant
9 44 (5.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 44 (5.99%) SQL Developer
10 41 (5.58%) Data Architect
11 39 (5.31%) Data Scientist
12 36 (4.90%) Data Engineer
13 34 (4.63%) Business Analyst
13 34 (4.63%) SQL Analyst
14 26 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 24 (3.27%) Report Analyst
16 22 (2.99%) Report Developer
17 20 (2.72%) Business Intelligence Manager
18 19 (2.59%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.31%) .NET
2 34 (4.63%) HTML
3 25 (3.40%) XML
4 23 (3.13%) D3.js
5 19 (2.59%) CSS
6 16 (2.18%) AngularJS
7 15 (2.04%) JSON
8 13 (1.77%) MDX
8 13 (1.77%) Web Services
9 12 (1.63%) HTML5
9 12 (1.63%) Kafka
9 12 (1.63%) Natural Language Processing
10 10 (1.36%) Middleware
10 10 (1.36%) REST
11 8 (1.09%) jQuery
12 7 (0.95%) Node.js
12 7 (0.95%) XML Schema
12 7 (0.95%) XSLT
13 6 (0.82%) PostGIS
13 6 (0.82%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 109 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 29 (3.95%) Algorithms
5 15 (2.04%) Social Media
6 14 (1.90%) FMCG
7 11 (1.50%) Data Structures
8 7 (0.95%) Replication
8 7 (0.95%) Virtual Team
9 6 (0.82%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.68%) NHS
10 5 (0.68%) User Experience
11 4 (0.54%) Fintech
11 4 (0.54%) PMI
12 3 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.41%) Infotainment
12 3 (0.41%) Life Science
12 3 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.41%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.41%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 32 (4.35%) Linux
2 13 (1.77%) Windows
3 11 (1.50%) Unix
4 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.27%) CentOS
5 2 (0.27%) Fedora
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (54.56%) Business Intelligence
2 289 (39.32%) Analytics
3 255 (34.69%) Visualisation
4 165 (22.45%) ETL
5 138 (18.78%) Data Visualisation
6 113 (15.37%) Data Modelling
7 111 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (12.11%) Data Analysis
9 78 (10.61%) Dashboard Development
10 67 (9.12%) Data Management
11 58 (7.89%) Data Analytics
12 50 (6.80%) Statistics
13 49 (6.67%) Machine Learning
14 42 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (5.03%) Data Integration
16 34 (4.63%) E-Commerce
17 33 (4.49%) Business Analysis
17 33 (4.49%) Scrum
18 32 (4.35%) CRM
18 32 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 392 (53.33%) SQL
2 118 (16.05%) R
3 115 (15.65%) Python
4 79 (10.75%) T-SQL
5 63 (8.57%) Java
6 36 (4.90%) VBA
7 35 (4.76%) C#
8 32 (4.35%) JavaScript
9 31 (4.22%) Scala
10 19 (2.59%) MATLAB
11 18 (2.45%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.90%) C++
12 14 (1.90%) Perl
13 13 (1.77%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.95%) VB
15 6 (0.82%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.82%) Ruby
16 5 (0.68%) PHP
17 4 (0.54%) C
18 3 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 71 (9.66%) Degree
2 16 (2.18%) PhD
3 14 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.95%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.41%) PMP
8 1 (0.14%) APMP
8 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.30%) Data Quality
2 17 (2.31%) QA
3 7 (0.95%) PMO
4 4 (0.54%) SLA
5 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (2.04%) Apache Flume
2 12 (1.63%) HDFS
3 10 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (1.22%) Docker
5 8 (1.09%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.27%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.36%) Kibana
2 9 (1.22%) Oozie
3 5 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.54%) MOM
5 2 (0.27%) Ambari
5 2 (0.27%) Ansible
5 2 (0.27%) Mesos
5 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.27%) SCCM
5 2 (0.27%) Terraform
6 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.14%) Puppet
6 1 (0.14%) SCOM
6 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 123 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 108 (14.69%) Oracle
3 68 (9.25%) Cognos
4 62 (8.44%) SAP
5 55 (7.48%) Google
6 52 (7.07%) Teradata
7 44 (5.99%) MicroStrategy
8 40 (5.44%) Informatica
9 31 (4.22%) Alteryx
10 29 (3.95%) Talend
11 28 (3.81%) Adobe
12 24 (3.27%) IBM
13 21 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (2.04%) Cloudera
14 15 (2.04%) Hortonworks
15 13 (1.77%) Ab Initio
16 12 (1.63%) Netezza
16 12 (1.63%) TIBCO
17 11 (1.50%) Omniture
18 9 (1.22%) ESRI
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