Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 317 391
Rank change year-on-year +62 +74 +27
Contract jobs citing Tableau 1,033 718 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.03% 0.79% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 1.80% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 485 454
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - -0.58%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £300
90th Percentile £588 £600 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +9.67% -11.76% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 8
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £43.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.45% -49.57% +19.52%
10th Percentile £21.55 £18.40 £33.58
90th Percentile £45.83 £23.07 £47.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £18.00

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 42,032 39,899 46,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.71% 44.17% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,210 24,484 28,253
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,479 1,397 1,635
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.42% +6.86%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.92 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.26% -6.00% +7.46%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +52 1,001 £438 +2.94% 261
London +19 571 £450 - 143
UK excluding London +79 455 £411 +9.67% 133
South East +38 176 £438 +16.67% 31
North of England -7 84 £375 - 35
South West +52 72 £425 +6.25% 22
Midlands +31 68 £410 +36.67% 18
North West -8 46 £338 -8.78% 18
East Midlands +31 42 £410 +32.26% 10
East of England +16 33 £325 -13.33% 12
Yorkshire -15 31 £395 +5.33% 16
West Midlands -6 26 £410 +45.13% 7
Scotland -33 21 £375 -6.25% 9
North East +13 8 £475 -13.64% 1
Wales -9 4 £475 -5.00% 5

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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.

1 557 (53.92%) Business Intelligence
2 538 (52.08%) SQL
3 430 (41.63%) Analytics
4 389 (37.66%) Visualisation
5 267 (25.85%) Finance
6 252 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
7 239 (23.14%) Power BI
8 225 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
9 221 (21.39%) SQL Server
10 212 (20.52%) Analytical Skills
11 201 (19.46%) ETL
12 195 (18.88%) Python
13 193 (18.68%) Microsoft Excel
14 190 (18.39%) Data Visualisation
15 176 (17.04%) Big Data
16 150 (14.52%) Hadoop
16 150 (14.52%) Microsoft
17 139 (13.46%) Data Modelling
18 135 (13.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 135 (13.07%) Data Analysis
18 135 (13.07%) Data Science
19 132 (12.78%) Oracle
20 129 (12.49%) R
21 126 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
21 126 (12.20%) QlikView
22 119 (11.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 106 (10.26%) Banking
24 105 (10.16%) Degree
25 104 (10.07%) SAP
26 103 (9.97%) Microsoft Azure

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 90 (8.71%) SAS
2 82 (7.94%) Apache Spark
3 22 (2.13%) Confluence
4 20 (1.94%) Jupyter
5 17 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 16 (1.55%) Apache Pig
7 15 (1.45%) Apache Solr
8 11 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
8 11 (1.06%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.97%) Apache
9 10 (0.97%) nginx
10 9 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.097%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.097%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.097%) Tornado
Applications
1 193 (18.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 87 (8.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 31 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.97%) SPSS
6 5 (0.48%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.48%) Stata
7 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.29%) InVision
7 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.19%) NUKE
8 2 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.097%) Blender
9 1 (0.097%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 12 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (0.77%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.29%) SessionCam
5 3 (0.29%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.19%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.097%) Finacle
7 1 (0.097%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.097%) HFM
7 1 (0.097%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.097%) Minerva
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.097%) Radian6
7 1 (0.097%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 103 (9.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (9.87%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (5.81%) Google Analytics
4 33 (3.19%) Adobe Analytics
5 30 (2.90%) Amazon S3
6 15 (1.45%) PaaS
7 13 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
9 10 (0.97%) SaaS
10 8 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (0.77%) Google Tag Manager
11 6 (0.58%) IaaS
12 5 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.29%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
14 2 (0.19%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.03%) Kerberos
2 6 (0.58%) VPN
3 5 (0.48%) Internet
3 5 (0.48%) SMS
3 5 (0.48%) SSL
4 4 (0.39%) 3G
4 4 (0.39%) 4G
4 4 (0.39%) VoLTE
5 2 (0.19%) FTP
5 2 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.097%) BGP
6 1 (0.097%) DNS
6 1 (0.097%) Extranet
6 1 (0.097%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.097%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.097%) GLBP
6 1 (0.097%) HSRP
6 1 (0.097%) IPsec
6 1 (0.097%) Multicast
6 1 (0.097%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
2 239 (23.14%) Power BI
3 221 (21.39%) SQL Server
4 176 (17.04%) Big Data
5 150 (14.52%) Hadoop
6 135 (13.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 126 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
7 126 (12.20%) QlikView
8 119 (11.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 83 (8.03%) Apache Hive
10 67 (6.49%) Spotfire
11 65 (6.29%) Relational Database
12 62 (6.00%) Data Mining
13 55 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 47 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
14 47 (4.55%) Data Lake
15 45 (4.36%) SQL Server 2012
16 44 (4.26%) NoSQL
17 43 (4.16%) HBase
18 40 (3.87%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 39 (3.78%) JIRA
2 38 (3.68%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.45%) Subversion
4 15 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.77%) ERwin
7 6 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.48%) FishEye
8 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.39%) GitLab
10 3 (0.29%) Capybara
10 3 (0.29%) RSpec
11 2 (0.19%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.19%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.19%) MSI
11 2 (0.19%) Selenium
12 1 (0.097%) Maven
12 1 (0.097%) ProC
12 1 (0.097%) YouTrack
General
1 267 (25.85%) Finance
2 106 (10.26%) Banking
3 84 (8.13%) Marketing
4 50 (4.84%) Retail
5 31 (3.00%) Games
6 26 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 24 (2.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 22 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.26%) Front Office
9 13 (1.26%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.16%) Advertising
11 10 (0.97%) Publishing
12 8 (0.77%) Law
13 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.68%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.48%) Legal
15 3 (0.29%) Automotive
15 3 (0.29%) Electronics
15 3 (0.29%) French Language
15 3 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 318 (30.78%) Developer
2 315 (30.49%) Analyst
3 137 (13.26%) Data Analyst
4 124 (12.00%) Tableau Developer
5 117 (11.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 83 (8.03%) Consultant
7 70 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 68 (6.58%) SQL Developer
9 63 (6.10%) Architect
10 59 (5.71%) Business Analyst
11 57 (5.52%) Tableau Analyst
12 53 (5.13%) Data Scientist
13 46 (4.45%) Data Engineer
14 38 (3.68%) Data Architect
15 34 (3.29%) SQL Analyst
16 31 (3.00%) Tableau Consultant
17 27 (2.61%) Insight Analyst
18 25 (2.42%) Analyst Developer
18 25 (2.42%) Report Analyst
18 25 (2.42%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (5.81%) .NET
2 39 (3.78%) Kafka
3 32 (3.10%) HTML
3 32 (3.10%) Web Services
4 31 (3.00%) JSON
5 29 (2.81%) D3.js
6 26 (2.52%) Pandas
7 25 (2.42%) REST
8 23 (2.23%) NumPy
8 23 (2.23%) XML
9 20 (1.94%) WPF
10 19 (1.84%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 19 (1.84%) Unreal Engine
11 18 (1.74%) Matplotlib
11 18 (1.74%) Natural Language Processing
12 15 (1.45%) LDAP
12 15 (1.45%) Task Parallel Library
13 14 (1.36%) React
14 12 (1.16%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 212 (20.52%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 58 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 34 (3.29%) User Experience
5 32 (3.10%) Data Structures
6 31 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
7 29 (2.81%) FMCG
8 21 (2.03%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (1.65%) Reference Data
11 12 (1.16%) Reinsurance
12 11 (1.06%) Fintech
13 10 (0.97%) NHS
14 9 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.77%) Clustering
16 7 (0.68%) Grid Computing
17 6 (0.58%) Blog
17 6 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 6 (0.58%) Mobile App
18 5 (0.48%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (3.48%) Linux
2 20 (1.94%) Unix
3 14 (1.36%) Windows
4 9 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.19%) Android
7 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (53.92%) Business Intelligence
2 430 (41.63%) Analytics
3 389 (37.66%) Visualisation
4 225 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
5 201 (19.46%) ETL
6 190 (18.39%) Data Visualisation
7 139 (13.46%) Data Modelling
8 135 (13.07%) Data Analysis
8 135 (13.07%) Data Science
9 103 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
10 92 (8.91%) Data Analytics
11 89 (8.62%) Data Management
12 85 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 84 (8.13%) Machine Learning
14 83 (8.03%) Dashboard Development
15 79 (7.65%) Mathematics
16 75 (7.26%) Statistics
17 70 (6.78%) Scrum
18 63 (6.10%) DevOps
18 63 (6.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 538 (52.08%) SQL
2 195 (18.88%) Python
3 129 (12.49%) R
4 74 (7.16%) Java
5 66 (6.39%) C#
6 65 (6.29%) VBA
7 60 (5.81%) T-SQL
8 54 (5.23%) JavaScript
9 51 (4.94%) PL/SQL
10 40 (3.87%) Scala
11 17 (1.65%) Bash Shell
11 17 (1.65%) Java 8
12 15 (1.45%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.36%) MATLAB
14 13 (1.26%) PowerShell
15 10 (0.97%) C
15 10 (0.97%) Perl
16 9 (0.87%) VB
17 8 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 8 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 105 (10.16%) Degree
2 29 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.32%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.39%) PhD
6 3 (0.29%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.29%) MBA
7 2 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.19%) ISEB
7 2 (0.19%) MCSE
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.097%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.097%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.097%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.097%) PMP
8 1 (0.097%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.097%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.16%) Data Quality
2 26 (2.52%) QA
3 20 (1.94%) CDISC
4 17 (1.65%) GDPR
5 5 (0.48%) PMO
5 5 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.48%) SLA
6 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.29%) MiFID
8 2 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.19%) FATCA
8 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.097%) EMIR
9 1 (0.097%) GCP
9 1 (0.097%) PSD2
9 1 (0.097%) SEPA
System Software
1 39 (3.78%) HDFS
2 28 (2.71%) Docker
3 16 (1.55%) Apache Flume
4 13 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.097%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (2.52%) Oozie
2 19 (1.84%) Ansible
2 19 (1.84%) Hadoop YARN
3 10 (0.97%) Control-M
4 9 (0.87%) Salt
5 7 (0.68%) Kibana
6 6 (0.58%) Ambari
6 6 (0.58%) MOM
7 5 (0.48%) Puppet
7 5 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.29%) Grafana
9 3 (0.29%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.19%) Terraform
11 1 (0.097%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.097%) Graphite
11 1 (0.097%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 150 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 132 (12.78%) Oracle
3 104 (10.07%) SAP
4 91 (8.81%) Cognos
5 69 (6.68%) Google
6 59 (5.71%) Alteryx
7 49 (4.74%) Cloudera
8 48 (4.65%) Informatica
9 47 (4.55%) Adobe
9 47 (4.55%) IBM
10 34 (3.29%) Talend
11 30 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
12 22 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (2.13%) Teradata
13 21 (2.03%) Splunk
14 19 (1.84%) Hortonworks
14 19 (1.84%) MuleSoft
15 9 (0.87%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.87%) MapR
15 9 (0.87%) SaltStack