Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 226 254 239
Rank change year-on-year +28 -15 +42
Contract jobs citing Tableau 917 299 1,074
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 1.01% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.41% 4.44% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 194 777
10th Percentile £300 £290 £316
25th Percentile £363 £363 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +10.47%
75th Percentile £588 £544 £575
90th Percentile £675 £635 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.13% -11.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 4 19
10th Percentile £13.13 £17.44 £16.25
25th Percentile £16.25 £22.62 £17.00
Median hourly rate £20.38 £27.00 £19.31
Median % change year-on-year -24.52% +39.80% -22.76%
75th Percentile £34.60 £39.55 £20.62
90th Percentile £48.38 £58.57 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £19.31
% change year-on-year -32.69% +34.65% +7.28%

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 16,960 6,739 19,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.61% 22.80% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,766 4,638 13,465
10th Percentile £350 £313 £320
25th Percentile £416 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +0.53%
75th Percentile £620 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 109 248
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.63 £12.25
25th Percentile £20.42 £17.50 £17.07
Median hourly rate £29.81 £24.00 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +24.22% -20.00% +9.09%
75th Percentile £52.31 £42.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £55.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.66 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.36% -24.47% +20.00%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +11 750 £460 +2.22% 221
London +2 506 £475 - 118
Work from Home -53 277 £500 +13.64% 20
UK excluding London -42 240 £449 +12.13% 109
South East -32 79 £550 +47.65% 19
North of England -64 52 £431 +8.83% 35
North West -45 34 £400 +21.21% 22
South West -12 32 £438 +14.75% 14
Scotland -53 31 £396 -11.94% 5
Midlands -66 25 £463 +3.93% 20
East of England -30 19 £375 -30.23% 13
West Midlands -56 19 £450 -2.17% 14
Yorkshire -45 16 £440 +4.45% 13
East Midlands -38 5 £538 +53.57% 5
North East - 3 £450 -
Wales -22 2 £463 +8.82% 2

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 533 (58.12%) SQL
2 508 (55.40%) Business Intelligence
3 428 (46.67%) Power Platform
4 427 (46.56%) Power BI
5 423 (46.13%) Analytics
6 375 (40.89%) Visualisation
7 310 (33.81%) Python
8 296 (32.28%) Analytical Skills
9 280 (30.53%) Social Skills
10 252 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
11 237 (25.85%) Data Visualisation
12 236 (25.74%) Finance
13 200 (21.81%) Data Modelling
14 199 (21.70%) Azure
15 187 (20.39%) Microsoft Excel
16 186 (20.28%) Data Analysis
17 179 (19.52%) Data Warehouse
18 167 (18.21%) ETL
19 147 (16.03%) Microsoft
20 146 (15.92%) SQL Server
21 136 (14.83%) AWS
22 119 (12.98%) Data Science
23 113 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
24 110 (12.00%) Scrum
25 108 (11.78%) DevOps
26 105 (11.45%) Oracle
27 102 (11.12%) GCP
28 100 (10.91%) Big Data
29 99 (10.80%) Relational Database
30 98 (10.69%) Alteryx

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 85 (9.27%) Apache Spark
2 55 (6.00%) SAS
3 24 (2.62%) Apache Airflow
4 21 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 20 (2.18%) Confluence
6 19 (2.07%) Jupyter
7 16 (1.74%) Apache
8 12 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.55%) Mule
11 4 (0.44%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.22%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.22%) Luigi
13 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.22%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.11%) DataSynapse
14 1 (0.11%) JBoss
14 1 (0.11%) nginx
Applications
1 187 (20.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.98%) Chatbot
5 8 (0.87%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.55%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.33%) SPSS
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (0.76%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.22%) Sprinklr
3 2 (0.22%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.22%) Workfront
4 1 (0.11%) FastStats
4 1 (0.11%) IBM Planning Analytics
4 1 (0.11%) Maximo
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.11%) Primavera
4 1 (0.11%) Radian6
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 428 (46.67%) Power Platform
2 199 (21.70%) Azure
3 136 (14.83%) AWS
4 102 (11.12%) GCP
5 58 (6.32%) Snowflake
6 49 (5.34%) Adobe Analytics
7 48 (5.23%) Azure Data Factory
8 34 (3.71%) GitHub
9 33 (3.60%) Google Analytics
10 30 (3.27%) SaaS
11 29 (3.16%) Amazon S3
12 27 (2.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 26 (2.84%) Microsoft 365
14 23 (2.51%) Amazon EMR
15 20 (2.18%) IaaS
15 20 (2.18%) PaaS
16 19 (2.07%) Google Data Studio
17 18 (1.96%) Azure Stack
18 17 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
19 16 (1.74%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.87%) Network Security
2 7 (0.76%) RTMP
3 6 (0.65%) DNS
3 6 (0.65%) Firewall
3 6 (0.65%) WAN
4 5 (0.55%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.44%) Intranet
5 4 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (0.33%) SSL
7 2 (0.22%) Internet
7 2 (0.22%) Skype
7 2 (0.22%) VPN
8 1 (0.11%) DHCP
8 1 (0.11%) DWDM
8 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.11%) FTP
8 1 (0.11%) Junos
8 1 (0.11%) MPLS
8 1 (0.11%) PPP
8 1 (0.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (46.56%) Power BI
2 179 (19.52%) Data Warehouse
3 146 (15.92%) SQL Server
4 100 (10.91%) Big Data
5 99 (10.80%) Relational Database
6 97 (10.58%) Hadoop
7 67 (7.31%) QlikView
8 66 (7.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 55 (6.00%) Data Lake
9 55 (6.00%) RDBMS
10 52 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
10 52 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 51 (5.56%) BigQuery
12 50 (5.45%) Amazon Redshift
13 47 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 43 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
14 43 (4.69%) NoSQL
15 37 (4.03%) Apache Hive
16 36 (3.93%) Data Mining
16 36 (3.93%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 87 (9.49%) JIRA
2 56 (6.11%) Git (software)
3 37 (4.03%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 16 (1.74%) ERwin
6 15 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.42%) Maven
7 13 (1.42%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.31%) Subversion
9 10 (1.09%) Artifactory
10 8 (0.87%) Bitbucket
10 8 (0.87%) Hudson
10 8 (0.87%) IntelliJ
11 7 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.76%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.55%) ProC
14 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.33%) GitLab
14 3 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 296 (32.28%) Analytical Skills
2 280 (30.53%) Social Skills
3 236 (25.74%) Finance
4 93 (10.14%) Marketing
5 44 (4.80%) Banking
6 38 (4.14%) Retail
7 37 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 30 (3.27%) Public Sector
9 24 (2.62%) Advertising
10 23 (2.51%) Presentation Skills
11 22 (2.40%) Telecoms
12 21 (2.29%) Organisational Skills
13 13 (1.42%) Investment Banking
13 13 (1.42%) Manufacturing
14 11 (1.20%) Influencing Skills
15 8 (0.87%) Legal
15 8 (0.87%) Local Government
15 8 (0.87%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.76%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 278 (30.32%) Analyst
2 190 (20.72%) Developer
3 170 (18.54%) Data Analyst
4 125 (13.63%) Data Engineer
5 80 (8.72%) Architect
6 60 (6.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 42 (4.58%) Data Architect
8 41 (4.47%) Tableau Developer
9 36 (3.93%) Data Scientist
10 35 (3.82%) SQL Developer
11 33 (3.60%) Consultant
11 33 (3.60%) Tableau Analyst
12 31 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 29 (3.16%) Power BI Developer
13 29 (3.16%) SQL Analyst
14 26 (2.84%) Digital Analyst
15 22 (2.40%) Business Analyst
16 20 (2.18%) SQL Data Analyst
17 19 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
18 16 (1.74%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.93%) Kafka
2 30 (3.27%) XML
3 25 (2.73%) Pandas
4 23 (2.51%) CSS
4 23 (2.51%) JSON
5 22 (2.40%) .NET
5 22 (2.40%) NumPy
6 21 (2.29%) HTML
6 21 (2.29%) scikit-learn
7 20 (2.18%) PySpark
8 19 (2.07%) RESTful
8 19 (2.07%) Spring
9 18 (1.96%) SciPy
10 16 (1.74%) Web Services
11 15 (1.64%) Regular Expression
12 14 (1.53%) Node.js
13 13 (1.42%) Spring Boot
14 12 (1.31%) AngularJS
15 11 (1.20%) D3.js
15 11 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (3.93%) Management Information System
2 32 (3.49%) FMCG
3 27 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (2.29%) NHS
4 21 (2.29%) Virtual Team
5 18 (1.96%) Algorithms
6 16 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
7 13 (1.42%) Data Structures
7 13 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 11 (1.20%) Fixed Income
8 11 (1.20%) User Experience
9 10 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
10 9 (0.98%) Social Media
11 8 (0.87%) Clustering
11 8 (0.87%) Market Risk
11 8 (0.87%) Reference Data
12 7 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.76%) Legacy Applications
13 6 (0.65%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 56 (6.11%) Linux
2 34 (3.71%) Unix
3 30 (3.27%) Windows
4 12 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.55%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.33%) VMS
7 1 (0.11%) CentOS
7 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (55.40%) Business Intelligence
2 423 (46.13%) Analytics
3 375 (40.89%) Visualisation
4 252 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
5 237 (25.85%) Data Visualisation
6 200 (21.81%) Data Modelling
7 186 (20.28%) Data Analysis
8 167 (18.21%) ETL
9 119 (12.98%) Data Science
10 113 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
11 110 (12.00%) Scrum
12 108 (11.78%) DevOps
13 98 (10.69%) Data Pipeline
14 93 (10.14%) Data Engineering
15 76 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 74 (8.07%) Machine Learning
17 68 (7.42%) Data Analytics
17 68 (7.42%) Mathematics
18 60 (6.54%) Computer Science
18 60 (6.54%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 533 (58.12%) SQL
2 310 (33.81%) Python
3 91 (9.92%) R
4 75 (8.18%) Java
5 53 (5.78%) T-SQL
6 52 (5.67%) VBA
7 39 (4.25%) C#
8 36 (3.93%) Scala
9 32 (3.49%) PowerShell
10 31 (3.38%) JavaScript
11 21 (2.29%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.85%) C
13 16 (1.74%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.53%) C++
14 14 (1.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 9 (0.98%) Java 8
15 9 (0.98%) Ruby
15 9 (0.98%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.87%) Kotlin
16 8 (0.87%) LookML
Qualifications
1 94 (10.25%) Degree
2 38 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.09%) Tableau Certification
6 9 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.55%) SAFe Agilist
8 5 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (0.44%) CFA
9 4 (0.44%) CIMA
10 3 (0.33%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.33%) OCP
10 3 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.33%) PhD
11 2 (0.22%) MBA
11 2 (0.22%) PMP
11 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.52%) Data Quality
2 49 (5.34%) QA
3 20 (2.18%) PMO
4 13 (1.42%) GDPR
5 9 (0.98%) SLA
6 5 (0.55%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.33%) EMIR
8 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.11%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.11%) Basel II
9 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.11%) GRC
9 1 (0.11%) IFRS
9 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 34 (3.71%) Docker
2 9 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.98%) HDFS
3 5 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.44%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 37 (4.03%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.62%) Ansible
2 24 (2.62%) Terraform
3 18 (1.96%) Oozie
4 12 (1.31%) Kibana
5 10 (1.09%) Puppet
6 9 (0.98%) logstash
7 8 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.55%) SCCM
10 4 (0.44%) Ambari
10 4 (0.44%) Grafana
10 4 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.33%) Apache Slider
11 3 (0.33%) Control-M
11 3 (0.33%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 147 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 105 (11.45%) Oracle
3 98 (10.69%) Alteryx
4 97 (10.58%) Google
5 63 (6.87%) Adobe
6 53 (5.78%) Teradata
7 52 (5.67%) Databricks
8 38 (4.14%) Informatica
9 34 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
10 29 (3.16%) SAP
11 25 (2.73%) Dataiku
12 22 (2.40%) MicroStrategy
13 18 (1.96%) Splunk
14 13 (1.42%) Cognos
14 13 (1.42%) ServiceNow
15 10 (1.09%) AppDynamics
15 10 (1.09%) Netezza
15 10 (1.09%) Red Hat
16 8 (0.87%) Nintex
17 7 (0.76%) Cloudera