Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 326 390
Rank change year-on-year +89 +64 +85
Contract jobs citing Tableau 1,090 740 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 0.76% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 1.69% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 498 439
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £301 £275 £300
90th Percentile £609 £588 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 2
UK median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.69% -21.80% -8.90%
10th Percentile £21.05 £20.39 £22.93
90th Percentile £39.25 £33.75 £44.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year +1.92% -21.80% -8.90%

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 42,209 43,904 46,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.08% 45.18% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,661 26,875 27,209
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £233 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,370 1,672 1,942
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.64
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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 +85 1,055 £425 +3.03% 266
London +39 625 £450 - 157
UK excluding London +111 461 £400 - 113
South East +78 176 £400 +6.67% 19
North of England +16 86 £400 +6.67% 43
Midlands +30 76 £403 -6.67% 16
South West +67 71 £415 +18.57% 20
Yorkshire +24 49 £378 +0.67% 18
West Midlands +30 46 £400 +18.52% 11
North West -16 36 £450 +14.29% 24
East Midlands +10 30 £409 -9.17% 5
Scotland +5 25 £388 -13.89% 2
East of England -10 25 £375 -11.76% 11
North East +59 9 £610 - 1
Wales +9 4 £350 -28.21% 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 593 (54.40%) SQL
2 584 (53.58%) Business Intelligence
3 434 (39.82%) Analytics
4 397 (36.42%) Visualisation
5 261 (23.94%) Data Warehouse
6 258 (23.67%) SQL Server
7 246 (22.57%) Analytical Skills
8 237 (21.74%) Finance
9 225 (20.64%) ETL
10 222 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
11 216 (19.82%) Power BI
12 210 (19.27%) Python
13 200 (18.35%) Big Data
14 187 (17.16%) Microsoft
15 180 (16.51%) Data Visualisation
16 172 (15.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 171 (15.69%) Data Modelling
18 166 (15.23%) Microsoft Excel
19 161 (14.77%) Hadoop
20 154 (14.13%) R
21 152 (13.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 139 (12.75%) Data Analysis
23 132 (12.11%) SAP
24 127 (11.65%) Degree
25 119 (10.92%) QlikView
26 116 (10.64%) Apache Spark
27 108 (9.91%) Oracle
28 107 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
29 106 (9.72%) T-SQL
30 101 (9.27%) BusinessObjects

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
1 116 (10.64%) Apache Spark
2 94 (8.62%) SAS
3 44 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.20%) Apache Pig
5 19 (1.74%) Jupyter
6 10 (0.92%) Confluence
7 7 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.55%) Apache
9 5 (0.46%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.46%) nginx
9 5 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.28%) IIS
10 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.092%) Luigi
12 1 (0.092%) Tornado
12 1 (0.092%) WebSphere
Applications
1 166 (15.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 27 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
4 26 (2.39%) SPSS
5 20 (1.83%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.83%) Stata
8 5 (0.46%) Weka
9 4 (0.37%) Simulink
10 1 (0.092%) Gephi
10 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.092%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 19 (1.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (0.73%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.37%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.28%) Primavera
6 2 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.092%) HFM
7 1 (0.092%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.092%) Radian6
7 1 (0.092%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.092%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 107 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (4.22%) Google Analytics
4 39 (3.58%) GitHub
5 34 (3.12%) Bluemix
5 34 (3.12%) IBM Cloud
6 26 (2.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 24 (2.20%) Adobe Analytics
8 19 (1.74%) Amazon S3
9 17 (1.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 11 (1.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 10 (0.92%) Force.com
12 7 (0.64%) SaaS
13 5 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (0.37%) Data Lake Analytics
14 4 (0.37%) IaaS
14 4 (0.37%) PaaS
15 3 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
15 3 (0.28%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.73%) Internet
2 7 (0.64%) Kerberos
2 7 (0.64%) LDAP
3 4 (0.37%) SMS
4 3 (0.28%) 3G
4 3 (0.28%) 4G
4 3 (0.28%) VoLTE
5 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.092%) Broadband
6 1 (0.092%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (0.092%) Intranet
6 1 (0.092%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (23.94%) Data Warehouse
2 258 (23.67%) SQL Server
3 216 (19.82%) Power BI
4 200 (18.35%) Big Data
5 172 (15.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 161 (14.77%) Hadoop
7 152 (13.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 119 (10.92%) QlikView
9 101 (9.27%) BusinessObjects
10 91 (8.35%) Apache Hive
11 79 (7.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 72 (6.61%) Spotfire
13 58 (5.32%) Amazon Redshift
14 56 (5.14%) Relational Database
14 56 (5.14%) Sqoop
15 55 (5.05%) Data Mining
16 47 (4.31%) SAP BW
17 44 (4.04%) Data Lake
17 44 (4.04%) NoSQL
18 39 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 33 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.93%) JIRA
4 17 (1.56%) ERwin
5 16 (1.47%) Subversion
5 16 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.38%) Eclipse
7 11 (1.01%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.92%) Ant
8 10 (0.92%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.46%) Toad
10 4 (0.37%) ProC
11 3 (0.28%) Bower
11 3 (0.28%) Crashlytics
11 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.18%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.092%) LoadRunner
13 1 (0.092%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.092%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.092%) Vagrant
General
1 237 (21.74%) Finance
2 99 (9.08%) Banking
3 85 (7.80%) Marketing
4 54 (4.95%) Retail
5 35 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 28 (2.57%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.02%) Legal
8 21 (1.93%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.56%) Publishing
10 15 (1.38%) Games
11 14 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.10%) Advertising
12 12 (1.10%) Front Office
13 10 (0.92%) Electronics
13 10 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.73%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.28%) Automotive
15 3 (0.28%) Law
16 2 (0.18%) Billing
16 2 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 347 (31.83%) Developer
2 328 (30.09%) Analyst
3 132 (12.11%) Data Analyst
4 131 (12.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 121 (11.10%) Tableau Developer
6 90 (8.26%) Data Scientist
6 90 (8.26%) SQL Developer
7 79 (7.25%) Consultant
8 73 (6.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 62 (5.69%) Business Analyst
10 60 (5.50%) Architect
11 53 (4.86%) Data Engineer
12 42 (3.85%) SSIS Developer
13 40 (3.67%) Data Architect
14 35 (3.21%) Data Business Analyst
14 35 (3.21%) Insight Analyst
14 35 (3.21%) SQL Analyst
15 34 (3.12%) Business Developer
16 33 (3.03%) Tableau Consultant
17 29 (2.66%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (5.14%) Kafka
2 39 (3.58%) PySpark
3 35 (3.21%) D3.js
4 33 (3.03%) .NET
5 24 (2.20%) MDX
5 24 (2.20%) NumPy
5 24 (2.20%) Pandas
6 23 (2.11%) XML
7 20 (1.83%) Web Services
8 15 (1.38%) JSON
9 14 (1.28%) Matplotlib
9 14 (1.28%) Natural Language Processing
10 12 (1.10%) HTML
10 12 (1.10%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 12 (1.10%) Unreal Engine
11 11 (1.01%) J2EE
12 10 (0.92%) Ajax
12 10 (0.92%) ASP.NET
12 10 (0.92%) scikit-learn
13 9 (0.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 246 (22.57%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 55 (5.05%) Management Information System
4 38 (3.49%) Data Structures
5 33 (3.03%) User Experience
6 23 (2.11%) Algorithms
7 19 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (1.65%) NHS
9 14 (1.28%) FMCG
10 11 (1.01%) Fintech
11 10 (0.92%) Market Risk
12 9 (0.83%) Reference Data
13 7 (0.64%) Clustering
14 6 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.55%) iPad
14 6 (0.55%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.55%) Online Banking
14 6 (0.55%) Reinsurance
14 6 (0.55%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (1.56%) Unix
2 16 (1.47%) Linux
3 7 (0.64%) Windows
4 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.37%) Kali Linux
6 2 (0.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.092%) Android
7 1 (0.092%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (53.58%) Business Intelligence
2 434 (39.82%) Analytics
3 397 (36.42%) Visualisation
4 225 (20.64%) ETL
5 222 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
6 180 (16.51%) Data Visualisation
7 171 (15.69%) Data Modelling
8 139 (12.75%) Data Analysis
9 99 (9.08%) Data Analytics
9 99 (9.08%) Machine Learning
10 96 (8.81%) Data Management
11 78 (7.16%) Scrum
12 77 (7.06%) Dashboard Development
13 75 (6.88%) Statistics
14 67 (6.15%) DevOps
14 67 (6.15%) Mathematics
15 66 (6.06%) Project Management
16 55 (5.05%) Open Source
17 53 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
18 50 (4.59%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 593 (54.40%) SQL
2 210 (19.27%) Python
3 154 (14.13%) R
4 106 (9.72%) T-SQL
5 88 (8.07%) Java
6 51 (4.68%) VBA
7 46 (4.22%) C#
8 33 (3.03%) Scala
9 32 (2.94%) JavaScript
10 27 (2.48%) PL/SQL
11 18 (1.65%) MATLAB
12 13 (1.19%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.10%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.01%) Apex Code
15 10 (0.92%) GraphQL
15 10 (0.92%) SOQL
16 8 (0.73%) VBScript
17 7 (0.64%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 7 (0.64%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 127 (11.65%) Degree
2 43 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (1.01%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.64%) PhD
10 6 (0.55%) ISEB
10 6 (0.55%) MCSE
11 4 (0.37%) CEH
11 4 (0.37%) CISM
11 4 (0.37%) CISSP
11 4 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.37%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.18%) ACCA
13 2 (0.18%) CIMA
13 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.42%) Data Quality
2 36 (3.30%) QA
3 13 (1.19%) GDPR
4 11 (1.01%) SLA
5 10 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.55%) CDISC
7 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.28%) GAMP
8 3 (0.28%) GCP
8 3 (0.28%) PMO
9 2 (0.18%) FATCA
9 2 (0.18%) HL7
9 2 (0.18%) MiFID
9 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.092%) Basel II
10 1 (0.092%) IFRS
10 1 (0.092%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 52 (4.77%) Apache Flume
2 51 (4.68%) HDFS
3 31 (2.84%) Docker
4 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.092%) IAG
5 1 (0.092%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (4.31%) Hadoop YARN
2 43 (3.94%) Oozie
3 35 (3.21%) Ambari
4 26 (2.39%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.64%) Ansible
5 7 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.46%) Terraform
7 4 (0.37%) Salt
8 3 (0.28%) Mesos
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.18%) Control-M
9 2 (0.18%) Kibana
9 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.092%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.092%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.092%) Puppet
Vendors
1 187 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 132 (12.11%) SAP
3 108 (9.91%) Oracle
4 72 (6.61%) Google
5 62 (5.69%) Cognos
6 55 (5.05%) IBM
7 48 (4.40%) MicroStrategy
7 48 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
8 43 (3.94%) Alteryx
8 43 (3.94%) Informatica
9 40 (3.67%) Cloudera
10 35 (3.21%) Adobe
11 25 (2.29%) Hortonworks
12 24 (2.20%) MuleSoft
13 14 (1.28%) Teradata
14 13 (1.19%) Talend
15 11 (1.01%) MapR
16 10 (0.92%) Omniture
16 10 (0.92%) ServiceNow
16 10 (0.92%) Splunk