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 29 May 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
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 354 406
Rank change year-on-year +61 +52  
Contract jobs citing Tableau 336 335 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.62% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% 1.40% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 237 183
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £413 £475
% change year-on-year -9.09% -13.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Median hourly rate £20.50 £43.75 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.14% -45.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.14

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 19530 23978 25083
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.65% 44.65% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11872 14799 14528
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 651 792 1148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11%  

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +47 318 £425 - 126
London +18 198 £450 - 71
South East +40 63 £375 +5.26% 10
City of London +10 49 £475 +15.15% 27
Scotland +55 15 £425 +41.66% 5
South West +25 15 £375 - 5
Berkshire +38 14 £375 -9.09% 3
North West +10 14 £475 +11.76% 15
Yorkshire +1 13 £350 -52.38% 3
Edinburgh - 13 £500 - 4
Surrey +11 12 £394 -12.53% 3
East Sussex - 9 £425 -
West Yorkshire +33 8 £300 -14.28% 3
West Sussex +23 8 £290 -23.93% 1
Bristol +15 8 £663 - 1
Manchester +11 8 £475 +5.55% 6
East of England +4 8 £375 -3.84% 7
Hampshire - 8 £375 - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 7 £520 -
Leeds +21 6 £450 +28.57% 3
Middlesex - 6 £350 -
West Midlands +17 5 £330 -17.50% 11
South Yorkshire -18 5 £350 -53.17%
Brighton - 5 £425 -
East Midlands -22 4 £300 +2.12% 3
Hove - 4 - -
Reading - 4 £375 - 1
Havant - 4 £469 -
Cheshire +23 3 £250 -41.17% 6
Oxfordshire -17 3 £325 +18.18%

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 387 (54.05%) Business Intelligence
2 366 (51.12%) SQL
3 287 (40.08%) Analytics
4 258 (36.03%) Visualisation
5 185 (25.84%) SQL Server
6 173 (24.16%) QlikView
7 160 (22.35%) Data Warehouse
8 152 (21.23%) Finance
9 142 (19.83%) ETL
10 141 (19.69%) Big Data
11 132 (18.44%) Data Visualisation
12 125 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
13 124 (17.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 116 (16.20%) Power BI
15 114 (15.92%) R
16 111 (15.50%) Hadoop
17 106 (14.80%) Data Modelling
18 101 (14.11%) Python
18 101 (14.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 97 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
19 97 (13.55%) Microsoft
20 94 (13.13%) SAS
21 93 (12.99%) Microsoft Excel
22 91 (12.71%) Oracle
23 77 (10.75%) Data Analysis
24 73 (10.20%) Degree
25 70 (9.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 70 (9.78%) Dashboard Development
26 65 (9.08%) Marketing
27 63 (8.80%) 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 94 (13.13%) SAS
2 58 (8.10%) Apache Spark
3 36 (5.03%) Apache Pig
4 25 (3.49%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.40%) Apache
6 9 (1.26%) Confluence
7 6 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.70%) JBoss
9 4 (0.56%) CMS
9 4 (0.56%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.56%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.42%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.42%) Mule
10 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.28%) Drupal
11 2 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 93 (12.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (5.59%) SPSS
3 22 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (2.23%) Stata
5 11 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.42%) UserZoom
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 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.56%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.42%) SessionCam
4 2 (0.28%) Changepoint
4 2 (0.28%) Data Workbench
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.28%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (0.14%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) FRx
5 1 (0.14%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.98%) Google Analytics
2 38 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.23%) Adobe Analytics
4 16 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.40%) SmartFocus
6 8 (1.12%) GitHub
6 8 (1.12%) IaaS
7 7 (0.98%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.84%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (0.84%) Data Lake Analytics
8 6 (0.84%) PaaS
8 6 (0.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 5 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.70%) Google Tag Manager
10 3 (0.42%) Amazon Glacier
10 3 (0.42%) SaaS
10 3 (0.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 3 (0.42%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.12%) SMS
2 6 (0.84%) Internet
2 6 (0.84%) LDAP
3 5 (0.70%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.42%) HTTP
4 3 (0.42%) SSL
5 2 (0.28%) Intranet
6 1 (0.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (25.84%) SQL Server
2 173 (24.16%) QlikView
3 160 (22.35%) Data Warehouse
4 141 (19.69%) Big Data
5 124 (17.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 116 (16.20%) Power BI
7 111 (15.50%) Hadoop
8 101 (14.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 70 (9.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 58 (8.10%) BusinessObjects
11 54 (7.54%) Apache Hive
12 45 (6.28%) NoSQL
13 43 (6.01%) Data Mining
14 40 (5.59%) Spotfire
15 37 (5.17%) Relational Database
16 34 (4.75%) MySQL
17 29 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
18 22 (3.07%) HBase
18 22 (3.07%) Impala
18 22 (3.07%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (3.91%) Talend Open Studio
2 19 (2.65%) JIRA
3 10 (1.40%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.26%) ERwin
4 9 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.42%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.42%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.42%) Subversion
8 3 (0.42%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.42%) Toad
9 2 (0.28%) Bower
9 2 (0.28%) JUnit
9 2 (0.28%) Mockito
10 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 152 (21.23%) Finance
2 65 (9.08%) Marketing
3 59 (8.24%) Banking
4 37 (5.17%) Retail
5 17 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.68%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.68%) Publishing
8 11 (1.54%) Advertising
8 11 (1.54%) Legal
9 10 (1.40%) Front Office
10 8 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.56%) Automotive
12 4 (0.56%) Electronics
13 3 (0.42%) Billing
13 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.28%) Games
15 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 234 (32.68%) Analyst
2 215 (30.03%) Developer
3 97 (13.55%) Tableau Developer
4 89 (12.43%) Data Analyst
5 75 (10.47%) Consultant
6 67 (9.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 55 (7.68%) Architect
8 49 (6.84%) Business Analyst
9 47 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 39 (5.45%) Data Architect
11 38 (5.31%) SQL Analyst
12 34 (4.75%) SQL Developer
13 31 (4.33%) Data Scientist
13 31 (4.33%) Tableau Consultant
14 28 (3.91%) Data Engineer
15 24 (3.35%) Report Analyst
16 20 (2.79%) SSIS Developer
17 19 (2.65%) Project Manager
17 19 (2.65%) SQL Data Analyst
18 16 (2.23%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.19%) HTML
2 25 (3.49%) D3.js
3 21 (2.93%) .NET
4 19 (2.65%) XML
5 15 (2.09%) AngularJS
6 14 (1.96%) CSS
7 13 (1.82%) MDX
8 11 (1.54%) HTML5
9 10 (1.40%) Natural Language Processing
10 9 (1.26%) Web Services
11 8 (1.12%) ggplot
11 8 (1.12%) Middleware
11 8 (1.12%) XSLT
12 7 (0.98%) REST
13 6 (0.84%) GWT
13 6 (0.84%) jQuery
13 6 (0.84%) JSON
13 6 (0.84%) Node.js
13 6 (0.84%) Visualforce
13 6 (0.84%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 125 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.59%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.07%) Algorithms
5 17 (2.37%) Data Structures
6 15 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.40%) Social Media
8 9 (1.26%) User Experience
9 5 (0.70%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.56%) PMI
10 4 (0.56%) Replication
11 3 (0.42%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.42%) Fintech
11 3 (0.42%) iPad
11 3 (0.42%) Life Science
11 3 (0.42%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.42%) NHS
12 2 (0.28%) FMCG
12 2 (0.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (2.65%) Linux
2 10 (1.40%) Windows
3 9 (1.26%) Unix
4 5 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.56%) CentOS
5 4 (0.56%) Fedora
6 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (54.05%) Business Intelligence
2 287 (40.08%) Analytics
3 258 (36.03%) Visualisation
4 142 (19.83%) ETL
5 132 (18.44%) Data Visualisation
6 106 (14.80%) Data Modelling
7 97 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (10.75%) Data Analysis
9 70 (9.78%) Dashboard Development
10 61 (8.52%) Data Analytics
11 58 (8.10%) Data Management
11 58 (8.10%) Statistics
12 48 (6.70%) E-Commerce
13 45 (6.28%) Mathematics
14 40 (5.59%) Machine Learning
15 38 (5.31%) CRM
15 38 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (5.17%) Migration
17 32 (4.47%) Project Management
18 29 (4.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 366 (51.12%) SQL
2 114 (15.92%) R
3 101 (14.11%) Python
4 50 (6.98%) Java
5 48 (6.70%) T-SQL
6 43 (6.01%) VBA
7 29 (4.05%) JavaScript
8 27 (3.77%) MATLAB
9 24 (3.35%) C#
10 22 (3.07%) Scala
11 15 (2.09%) C++
12 12 (1.68%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.12%) Perl
14 7 (0.98%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.98%) VB
15 6 (0.84%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.56%) PHP
16 4 (0.56%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.42%) SOQL
17 3 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 73 (10.20%) Degree
2 16 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.96%) PhD
4 12 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.70%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.56%) PMP
9 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.14%) APMP
10 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (8.24%) Data Quality
2 15 (2.09%) QA
3 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.14%) GCP
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.14%) PMO
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.82%) Apache Flume
2 12 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.26%) HDFS
4 7 (0.98%) Docker
5 5 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.14%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 12 (1.68%) Kibana
2 7 (0.98%) Oozie
3 4 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (0.56%) Mesos
4 3 (0.42%) Ansible
4 3 (0.42%) MOM
5 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 97 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 91 (12.71%) Oracle
3 63 (8.80%) Cognos
4 53 (7.40%) SAP
4 53 (7.40%) Teradata
5 52 (7.26%) Google
6 40 (5.59%) Alteryx
7 37 (5.17%) MicroStrategy
8 33 (4.61%) Informatica
9 28 (3.91%) Talend
10 23 (3.21%) Cloudera
10 23 (3.21%) IBM
11 22 (3.07%) Adobe
12 20 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (1.96%) Netezza
14 12 (1.68%) TIBCO
15 10 (1.40%) Ab Initio
16 9 (1.26%) ESRI
16 9 (1.26%) SnapLogic
17 7 (0.98%) Splunk
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per month
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £525 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 27 days ago