Period
to 23 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Tableau skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tableau over the 6 months to 23 April 2021 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.

Tableau
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 209 228 263
Rank change year-on-year +19 +35 +6
Contract jobs citing Tableau 649 644 1,000
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.15% 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.69% 5.44% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 446 705
10th Percentile £297 £300 £314
25th Percentile £381 £375 £380
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £450
75th Percentile £550 £539 £538
90th Percentile £638 £635 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 13
10th Percentile £22.00 £24.13 £17.00
25th Percentile £24.38 £29.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +22.73% -26.67%
75th Percentile £47.25 £38.81 £43.75
90th Percentile £60.81 £55.25 "
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £30.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year -21.31% +50.62% -5.81%

Tableau is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 11,403 11,840 21,226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.07% 21.07% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,824 8,084 14,732
10th Percentile £324 £321 £320
25th Percentile £405 £400 £391
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -2.78% +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 177 237
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.05 £14.00
25th Percentile £19.00 £18.25 £18.14
Median hourly rate £26.50 £24.70 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.29% -17.67% -0.83%
75th Percentile £45.20 £46.00 £47.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £60.10 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% -25.00% -14.29%

Tableau
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Tableau as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Tableau in the UK

Tableau
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Tableau.

Daily rate trend for Tableau in the UK

Tableau
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Tableau over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Tableau in the UK

Tableau
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Tableau.

Hourly rate trend for Tableau in the UK

Tableau
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Tableau over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021. 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 +13 542 £450 -2.70% 127
London +17 377 £480 +1.05% 72
Work from Home -112 166 £470 -3.09% 21
UK excluding London +7 165 £420 -1.18% 57
North of England +63 49 £400 -20.00% 15
South East +9 35 £375 -10.45% 6
North West +34 27 £381 -23.75% 8
Scotland +12 24 £450 +19.21% 3
Yorkshire +37 20 £400 -15.67% 7
South West +45 19 £444 +4.41% 11
Midlands +8 16 £400 -7.51% 16
East of England -10 16 £516 +22.92% 6
West Midlands +7 9 £500 +17.65% 11
Wales +7 7 £425 -
East Midlands +16 6 £225 -53.85% 5
North East +33 2 £400 -11.11%

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Tableau also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Tableau.

1 407 (62.71%) SQL
2 352 (54.24%) Business Intelligence
3 274 (42.22%) Analytics
4 249 (38.37%) Visualisation
5 242 (37.29%) Power BI
5 242 (37.29%) Power Platform
6 224 (34.51%) Python
7 153 (23.57%) Finance
7 153 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
7 153 (23.57%) Analytical Skills
8 149 (22.96%) Data Modelling
9 144 (22.19%) Data Warehouse
10 141 (21.73%) Data Visualisation
11 123 (18.95%) Azure
12 116 (17.87%) AWS
13 112 (17.26%) Data Analysis
14 111 (17.10%) ETL
15 103 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
16 91 (14.02%) Microsoft Excel
17 89 (13.71%) DevOps
18 83 (12.79%) Data Science
19 82 (12.63%) Oracle
19 82 (12.63%) SQL Server
20 71 (10.94%) R
21 70 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 70 (10.79%) Data Management
22 69 (10.63%) Data Integration
23 67 (10.32%) Relational Database
24 66 (10.17%) Data Analytics
25 60 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management

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 41 (6.32%) Apache Spark
2 38 (5.86%) SAS
3 35 (5.39%) Confluence
4 11 (1.69%) Jupyter
4 11 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.08%) Apache
6 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.46%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.46%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.15%) nginx
9 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 91 (14.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.08%) Chatbot
4 7 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.77%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) UltiPro
2 2 (0.31%) Maximo
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) ContrOCC
3 1 (0.15%) FastStats
3 1 (0.15%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.15%) Primavera
3 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 242 (37.29%) Power Platform
2 123 (18.95%) Azure
3 116 (17.87%) AWS
4 41 (6.32%) GCP
5 36 (5.55%) Amazon S3
6 33 (5.08%) Google Analytics
7 23 (3.54%) Azure Data Factory
8 17 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (2.47%) Adobe Analytics
9 16 (2.47%) Amazon EMR
9 16 (2.47%) Amazon Glacier
10 14 (2.16%) Microsoft 365
10 14 (2.16%) SaaS
11 13 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (2.00%) Serverless
12 11 (1.69%) Google Data Studio
13 8 (1.23%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 8 (1.23%) Boomi
14 7 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.08%) RTMP
2 4 (0.62%) DNS
3 2 (0.31%) Firewall
3 2 (0.31%) FTP
3 2 (0.31%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.31%) SSL
4 1 (0.15%) HTTP
4 1 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (37.29%) Power BI
2 144 (22.19%) Data Warehouse
3 82 (12.63%) SQL Server
4 70 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (10.32%) Relational Database
6 51 (7.86%) Big Data
7 49 (7.55%) Tableau Server
8 46 (7.09%) Tableau Desktop
9 45 (6.93%) Hadoop
10 44 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 43 (6.63%) Amazon Redshift
12 38 (5.86%) QlikView
13 37 (5.70%) Data Mining
14 30 (4.62%) Oracle Database
14 30 (4.62%) Snowflake Schema
15 29 (4.47%) Data Lake
16 28 (4.31%) Looker
16 28 (4.31%) NoSQL
17 26 (4.01%) BigQuery
18 24 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (8.78%) JIRA
2 43 (6.63%) Git (software)
3 29 (4.47%) Jenkins
4 21 (3.24%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (2.00%) ERwin
6 8 (1.23%) Artifactory
7 7 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.08%) ER Studio
8 5 (0.77%) RStudio
8 5 (0.77%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.46%) Maven
11 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.31%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.31%) Subversion
11 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.15%) LSMW
General
1 153 (23.57%) Finance
2 44 (6.78%) Banking
3 32 (4.93%) Marketing
4 31 (4.78%) Public Sector
5 29 (4.47%) Retail
6 19 (2.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (1.85%) Publishing
7 12 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.54%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.39%) Advertising
10 8 (1.23%) Law
11 6 (0.92%) Front Office
12 5 (0.77%) Automotive
12 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.62%) Billing
13 4 (0.62%) Electronics
13 4 (0.62%) German Language
14 3 (0.46%) Games
14 3 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 214 (32.97%) Analyst
2 185 (28.51%) Developer
3 114 (17.57%) Data Analyst
4 102 (15.72%) Data Engineer
5 64 (9.86%) Tableau Developer
6 63 (9.71%) Architect
7 52 (8.01%) SQL Developer
8 46 (7.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 36 (5.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 35 (5.39%) Data Architect
11 31 (4.78%) Analyst Developer
12 28 (4.31%) Consultant
12 28 (4.31%) SQL Analyst
13 24 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
13 24 (3.70%) Data Scientist
13 24 (3.70%) Python Engineer
14 22 (3.39%) SQL Data Analyst
14 22 (3.39%) Tableau Analyst
15 20 (3.08%) Business Analyst
15 20 (3.08%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.31%) NumPy
2 25 (3.85%) JSON
2 25 (3.85%) Kafka
3 23 (3.54%) .NET
3 23 (3.54%) XML
4 20 (3.08%) Pandas
5 15 (2.31%) PySpark
6 13 (2.00%) HTML
7 12 (1.85%) CSS
7 12 (1.85%) TensorFlow
8 11 (1.69%) Node.js
8 11 (1.69%) scikit-learn
9 10 (1.54%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.54%) SciPy
9 10 (1.54%) Web Services
10 9 (1.39%) RESTful
11 8 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (1.08%) Apache NiFi
12 7 (1.08%) D3.js
13 6 (0.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 153 (23.57%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.86%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 23 (3.54%) Fixed Income
5 22 (3.39%) NHS
6 21 (3.24%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.77%) Public Cloud
8 14 (2.16%) Analytical Mindset
9 13 (2.00%) User Experience
10 11 (1.69%) FMCG
11 10 (1.54%) Reference Data
12 9 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.08%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.08%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.92%) Social Media
14 6 (0.92%) VSAM
15 5 (0.77%) Equities
16 4 (0.62%) Hedge funds
16 4 (0.62%) LIMS
16 4 (0.62%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.08%) Linux
2 14 (2.16%) Unix
3 11 (1.69%) Windows
4 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (54.24%) Business Intelligence
2 274 (42.22%) Analytics
3 249 (38.37%) Visualisation
4 153 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (22.96%) Data Modelling
6 141 (21.73%) Data Visualisation
7 112 (17.26%) Data Analysis
8 111 (17.10%) ETL
9 103 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
10 89 (13.71%) DevOps
11 83 (12.79%) Data Science
12 70 (10.79%) Data Management
13 69 (10.63%) Data Integration
14 66 (10.17%) Data Analytics
15 60 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
16 50 (7.70%) Requirements Gathering
17 43 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
18 42 (6.47%) Machine Learning
18 42 (6.47%) Migration
19 41 (6.32%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 407 (62.71%) SQL
2 224 (34.51%) Python
3 71 (10.94%) R
4 45 (6.93%) Java
5 34 (5.24%) PL/SQL
5 34 (5.24%) T-SQL
6 32 (4.93%) PowerShell
7 22 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 21 (3.24%) JavaScript
9 20 (3.08%) Scala
10 17 (2.62%) C#
10 17 (2.62%) VBA
11 9 (1.39%) C
11 9 (1.39%) C++
12 6 (0.92%) Go
12 6 (0.92%) Ruby
12 6 (0.92%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.62%) Java 8
14 3 (0.46%) SAS Macro
15 2 (0.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 56 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 47 (7.24%) Degree
3 42 (6.47%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.39%) Tableau Certification
4 9 (1.39%) TOGAF Certification
5 8 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.08%) PhD
7 4 (0.62%) SAFe Agilist
8 3 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.15%) CCA
9 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.15%) MBA
9 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.40%) Data Quality
2 28 (4.31%) QA
3 14 (2.16%) GDPR
4 6 (0.92%) IFRS
4 6 (0.92%) PMO
5 3 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.31%) SLA
7 1 (0.15%) BS7666
7 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (2.16%) Docker
2 11 (1.69%) HDFS
3 6 (0.92%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (2.77%) Ansible
2 12 (1.85%) Terraform
3 10 (1.54%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.23%) Puppet
5 6 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.77%) Grafana
6 5 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.77%) Oozie
7 3 (0.46%) Kibana
8 2 (0.31%) Ambari
8 2 (0.31%) Apache Slider
8 2 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.31%) SCCM
9 1 (0.15%) Control-M
9 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.15%) Scalr
Vendors
1 82 (12.63%) Oracle
2 58 (8.94%) Google
3 53 (8.17%) Microsoft
4 46 (7.09%) Alteryx
5 36 (5.55%) SAP
6 34 (5.24%) Databricks
7 33 (5.08%) Adobe
8 29 (4.47%) Informatica
9 23 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (2.93%) Teradata
11 16 (2.47%) IBM
12 14 (2.16%) Talend
13 13 (2.00%) Dataiku
14 11 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
15 8 (1.23%) Dell
15 8 (1.23%) Splunk
16 6 (0.92%) Cognos
17 5 (0.77%) Cloudera
17 5 (0.77%) Nintex
17 5 (0.77%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud