Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 295 388 416
Rank change year-on-year +93 +28 +124
Contract jobs citing Tableau 799 661 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.61% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% 1.36% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 452 395
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £280
90th Percentile £607 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £43.50 £49.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.43% -11.35% +34.44%
10th Percentile £18.30 £17.10 £15.50
90th Percentile £35.15 £47.10 £130.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £16.00 £94.07
% change year-on-year +65.63% -82.99% +129.44%

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 41759 48738 50446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.59% 44.94% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25527 29904 29378
UK median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1641 2237
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.71% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.04% +2.21% +3.03%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +69 762 £438 +2.94% 145
London +52 476 £450 - 76
UK excluding London +91 316 £400 - 77
South East +75 132 £395 +7.85% 16
North of England +46 71 £450 - 38
Midlands +19 42 £413 +17.86% 6
Yorkshire +40 36 £380 -48.30% 11
North West +15 35 £550 +33.33% 25
West Midlands +48 31 £418 +2.77% 4
South West +20 31 £375 +36.36%
Scotland +52 23 £500 +66.67% 5
East of England -8 16 £375 -16.67% 9
East Midlands -30 11 £400 +39.13% 2
North East +45 8 £610 +10.91% 2
Wales +11 4 £325 -25.71% 1
Northern Ireland -49 2 £500 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 431 (53.94%) SQL
2 425 (53.19%) Business Intelligence
3 306 (38.30%) Analytics
4 245 (30.66%) Visualisation
5 208 (26.03%) Data Warehouse
6 200 (25.03%) Finance
7 183 (22.90%) SQL Server
8 162 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
9 161 (20.15%) ETL
10 149 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
11 148 (18.52%) Big Data
12 140 (17.52%) QlikView
13 129 (16.15%) Power BI
14 127 (15.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 125 (15.64%) Data Visualisation
15 125 (15.64%) Hadoop
16 121 (15.14%) Microsoft
17 115 (14.39%) Oracle
18 114 (14.27%) Python
18 114 (14.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 111 (13.89%) Data Modelling
20 110 (13.77%) R
21 107 (13.39%) Microsoft Excel
22 99 (12.39%) SAS
23 86 (10.76%) Data Analysis
24 82 (10.26%) Degree
25 78 (9.76%) Marketing
26 77 (9.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 75 (9.39%) Banking
27 75 (9.39%) 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 99 (12.39%) SAS
2 59 (7.38%) Apache Spark
3 35 (4.38%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.63%) Apache
4 13 (1.63%) Apache Pig
5 8 (1.00%) Confluence
6 6 (0.75%) Apache Solr
6 6 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.50%) JBoss
7 4 (0.50%) Jupyter
7 4 (0.50%) Mule
7 4 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.38%) IIS
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 107 (13.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (3.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 27 (3.38%) SPSS
4 26 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (2.00%) Stata
6 9 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.38%) UserZoom
9 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.25%) SPSS Modeler
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (1.00%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.75%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.38%) SessionCam
6 2 (0.25%) Changepoint
6 2 (0.25%) Data Workbench
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.25%) Scribe Insight
7 1 (0.13%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) FRx
7 1 (0.13%) SAP FI-GL
7 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 49 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.63%) Google Analytics
3 36 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (2.88%) GitHub
5 22 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (2.13%) Bluemix
6 17 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
7 15 (1.88%) Adobe Analytics
7 15 (1.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 13 (1.63%) Force.com
9 12 (1.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 6 (0.75%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.75%) SaaS
11 5 (0.63%) IaaS
12 4 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (0.50%) Data Lake Analytics
12 4 (0.50%) Office 365
13 3 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
13 3 (0.38%) PaaS
14 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.88%) Kerberos
1 7 (0.88%) LDAP
2 6 (0.75%) Internet
3 3 (0.38%) HTTP
4 2 (0.25%) SSL
5 1 (0.13%) Broadband
5 1 (0.13%) Firewall
5 1 (0.13%) NAS
5 1 (0.13%) RIP
5 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (26.03%) Data Warehouse
2 183 (22.90%) SQL Server
3 148 (18.52%) Big Data
4 140 (17.52%) QlikView
5 129 (16.15%) Power BI
6 127 (15.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 125 (15.64%) Hadoop
8 114 (14.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 77 (9.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 75 (9.39%) BusinessObjects
11 55 (6.88%) Apache Hive
12 39 (4.88%) Data Mining
12 39 (4.88%) Relational Database
13 36 (4.51%) MySQL
14 31 (3.88%) Spotfire
15 30 (3.75%) NoSQL
16 28 (3.50%) Data Lake
17 26 (3.25%) OLAP
18 25 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
19 22 (2.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (3.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 25 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 20 (2.50%) JIRA
4 17 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 16 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 15 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.63%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.50%) Ant
9 10 (1.25%) SoapUI
9 10 (1.25%) Subversion
10 9 (1.13%) ERwin
11 6 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.63%) JUnit
12 5 (0.63%) Mockito
13 3 (0.38%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.38%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.25%) ClearCase
14 2 (0.25%) Maven
14 2 (0.25%) Toad
General
1 200 (25.03%) Finance
2 78 (9.76%) Marketing
3 75 (9.39%) Banking
4 41 (5.13%) Retail
5 23 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.13%) Publishing
8 13 (1.63%) Front Office
9 11 (1.38%) Electronics
9 11 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.25%) Advertising
10 10 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.88%) Legal
12 6 (0.75%) Automotive
12 6 (0.75%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.38%) Back Office
13 3 (0.38%) Billing
13 3 (0.38%) Games
14 2 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 262 (32.79%) Analyst
2 243 (30.41%) Developer
3 103 (12.89%) Tableau Developer
4 90 (11.26%) Data Analyst
5 79 (9.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 64 (8.01%) Business Analyst
7 60 (7.51%) Consultant
8 57 (7.13%) Architect
9 51 (6.38%) SQL Developer
10 48 (6.01%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 43 (5.38%) Data Scientist
12 42 (5.26%) Data Architect
13 36 (4.51%) SQL Analyst
14 33 (4.13%) Tableau Consultant
15 28 (3.50%) SSIS Developer
16 25 (3.13%) Business Developer
17 23 (2.88%) Data Engineer
18 22 (2.75%) Data Business Analyst
18 22 (2.75%) Digital Analyst
18 22 (2.75%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.75%) MDX
2 22 (2.75%) Kafka
3 18 (2.25%) HTML
4 17 (2.13%) XML
5 16 (2.00%) D3.js
5 16 (2.00%) JSON
5 16 (2.00%) PySpark
6 14 (1.75%) CSS
7 13 (1.63%) .NET
7 13 (1.63%) AngularJS
8 11 (1.38%) HTML5
9 10 (1.25%) Ajax
10 9 (1.13%) Web Services
11 7 (0.88%) Visualforce
11 7 (0.88%) XSLT
12 6 (0.75%) GWT
12 6 (0.75%) jQuery
12 6 (0.75%) Middleware
12 6 (0.75%) SAPUI5
12 6 (0.75%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 149 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.63%) Computer Science
3 33 (4.13%) Management Information System
4 30 (3.75%) Data Structures
5 23 (2.88%) User Experience
6 19 (2.38%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.50%) Social Media
8 10 (1.25%) NHS
9 9 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.88%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.63%) Blog
11 5 (0.63%) FMCG
12 4 (0.50%) Streaming Music
13 3 (0.38%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.38%) iPad
13 3 (0.38%) Market Risk
13 3 (0.38%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (1.88%) Unix
2 12 (1.50%) Windows
3 11 (1.38%) Linux
4 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.38%) CentOS
5 3 (0.38%) Fedora
6 2 (0.25%) Kali Linux
6 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.25%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (53.19%) Business Intelligence
2 306 (38.30%) Analytics
3 245 (30.66%) Visualisation
4 162 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (20.15%) ETL
6 125 (15.64%) Data Visualisation
7 111 (13.89%) Data Modelling
8 86 (10.76%) Data Analysis
9 64 (8.01%) Dashboard Development
10 57 (7.13%) Data Analytics
11 53 (6.63%) E-Commerce
12 52 (6.51%) Statistics
13 50 (6.26%) Mathematics
14 46 (5.76%) Business Analysis
14 46 (5.76%) Project Management
14 46 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 41 (5.13%) CRM
15 41 (5.13%) Machine Learning
16 40 (5.01%) Data Management
17 38 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 431 (53.94%) SQL
2 114 (14.27%) Python
3 110 (13.77%) R
4 60 (7.51%) T-SQL
5 53 (6.63%) Java
6 39 (4.88%) VBA
7 30 (3.75%) JavaScript
8 26 (3.25%) MATLAB
9 21 (2.63%) C#
10 17 (2.13%) Apex Code
11 16 (2.00%) Scala
12 15 (1.88%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.75%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 13 (1.63%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.63%) SOQL
15 11 (1.38%) VB
16 8 (1.00%) C++
17 6 (0.75%) GraphQL
17 6 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 82 (10.26%) Degree
2 18 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.00%) PhD
4 11 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.13%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.75%) MCITP
7 6 (0.75%) MCSE
8 5 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.63%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.50%) PMP
10 3 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.38%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.25%) CEH
11 2 (0.25%) CISM
11 2 (0.25%) CISSP
11 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.38%) Data Quality
2 20 (2.50%) QA
3 6 (0.75%) GDPR
4 2 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.25%) PMO
4 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.13%) GCP
5 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (2.63%) Docker
1 21 (2.63%) HDFS
2 20 (2.50%) Apache Flume
3 10 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.13%) XenApp
6 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (2.50%) Oozie
2 18 (2.25%) Hadoop YARN
3 15 (1.88%) Ambari
3 15 (1.88%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.50%) Terraform
5 3 (0.38%) Kibana
5 3 (0.38%) Mesos
5 3 (0.38%) MOM
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.25%) Ansible
6 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 121 (15.14%) Microsoft
2 115 (14.39%) Oracle
3 73 (9.14%) SAP
4 54 (6.76%) Google
5 48 (6.01%) Teradata
6 47 (5.88%) Alteryx
6 47 (5.88%) Informatica
7 45 (5.63%) MicroStrategy
8 42 (5.26%) Cognos
9 35 (4.38%) IBM
10 27 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
11 26 (3.25%) Talend
12 23 (2.88%) Cloudera
13 21 (2.63%) Adobe
14 13 (1.63%) Netezza
15 12 (1.50%) Vertica
16 11 (1.38%) HP
16 11 (1.38%) Splunk
17 9 (1.13%) SnapLogic
18 8 (1.00%) Siebel