Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 225 268 284
Rank change year-on-year +43 +16 +77
Contract jobs citing Tableau 1,038 1,037 915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.01% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 2.83% 2.39% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 712 673
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £306
90th Percentile £656 £588 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 11
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £27.16 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.51% +2.47% +1.92%
10th Percentile £16.25 £15.59 £20.75
90th Percentile £33.70 £46.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £24.60
% change year-on-year +13.89% -26.83% -5.38%

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 36,733 43,408 42,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.17% 42.07% 43.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,058 26,855 26,376
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £243 £250 £243
90th Percentile £638 £625 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,413 1,666 1,386
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.81 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.25 £45.87 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.50 £16.93
% change year-on-year +13.33% -2.54% -0.41%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 +48 987 £475 +5.56% 254
London +28 578 £488 +5.41% 114
UK excluding London +78 435 £450 +9.76% 146
South East +86 169 £500 +14.29% 45
North of England +42 98 £425 +2.41% 44
Midlands +65 62 £425 +18.06% 23
North West +47 62 £480 +12.94% 22
West Midlands +66 50 £425 +6.25% 21
East of England +39 37 £450 -5.26% 13
Yorkshire +21 34 £383 -10.00% 14
South West -28 34 £445 +4.71% 15
Scotland +9 27 £450 +20.00% 3
East Midlands +22 12 £400 +18.52% 2
Northern Ireland - 6 £233 - 1
North East +18 2 £588 +30.56% 8
Wales +14 2 £375 -4.76% 2

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 628 (60.50%) SQL
2 617 (59.44%) Business Intelligence
3 427 (41.14%) Power BI
3 427 (41.14%) Power Platform
4 384 (36.99%) Visualisation
5 354 (34.10%) Analytics
6 323 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
7 266 (25.63%) Python
8 265 (25.53%) Data Warehouse
9 250 (24.08%) SQL Server
10 240 (23.12%) ETL
11 233 (22.45%) Data Visualisation
12 231 (22.25%) Analytical Skills
13 218 (21.00%) Finance
14 192 (18.50%) Microsoft Excel
15 188 (18.11%) Microsoft
16 185 (17.82%) Data Modelling
17 174 (16.76%) Data Analysis
18 158 (15.22%) Data Science
19 155 (14.93%) Azure
20 142 (13.68%) QlikView
21 133 (12.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 131 (12.62%) AWS
23 127 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 116 (11.18%) Data Analytics
25 114 (10.98%) Big Data
26 109 (10.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 102 (9.83%) Hadoop
28 100 (9.63%) Degree
29 93 (8.96%) Migration

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 83 (8.00%) Apache Spark
2 82 (7.90%) SAS
3 33 (3.18%) Apache
4 31 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 25 (2.41%) Jupyter
6 15 (1.45%) Apache Airflow
7 14 (1.35%) Confluence
8 12 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.48%) CMS
9 5 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.19%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.096%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.096%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.096%) Luigi
11 1 (0.096%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.096%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 192 (18.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (1.35%) SPSS
5 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.39%) Stata
8 2 (0.19%) Weka
9 1 (0.096%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 9 (0.87%) SAP ERP
3 8 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.39%) Sprinklr
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.19%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.096%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.096%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.096%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.096%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 427 (41.14%) Power Platform
2 155 (14.93%) Azure
3 131 (12.62%) AWS
4 46 (4.43%) Azure Data Factory
5 41 (3.95%) GCP
6 37 (3.56%) Amazon S3
7 26 (2.50%) Google Analytics
8 24 (2.31%) PaaS
9 20 (1.93%) Azure Machine Learning
10 16 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (1.45%) Adobe Analytics
12 12 (1.16%) GitHub
13 10 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
15 8 (0.77%) IaaS
16 7 (0.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 7 (0.67%) Serverless
17 6 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (0.58%) Office 365
18 5 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.93%) Internet
2 6 (0.58%) Intranet
3 4 (0.39%) Firewall
3 4 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.29%) GPRS
4 3 (0.29%) GSM
4 3 (0.29%) HTTP
4 3 (0.29%) SSL
4 3 (0.29%) UMTS
5 2 (0.19%) Extranet
5 2 (0.19%) Skype
6 1 (0.096%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.096%) LAN
6 1 (0.096%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (41.14%) Power BI
2 265 (25.53%) Data Warehouse
3 250 (24.08%) SQL Server
4 142 (13.68%) QlikView
5 133 (12.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 127 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 114 (10.98%) Big Data
8 109 (10.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 102 (9.83%) Hadoop
10 69 (6.65%) Data Lake
11 66 (6.36%) BusinessObjects
12 53 (5.11%) Relational Database
13 52 (5.01%) Amazon Redshift
14 49 (4.72%) NoSQL
15 44 (4.24%) Spotfire
16 43 (4.14%) Apache Hive
17 41 (3.95%) OLAP
18 38 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
19 37 (3.56%) Data Mining
19 37 (3.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (6.36%) Git (software)
2 56 (5.39%) JIRA
3 29 (2.79%) Visual Studio Team System
4 25 (2.41%) TeamCity
5 17 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.06%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.87%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.77%) ERwin
9 8 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.39%) GitLab
11 3 (0.29%) Balsamiq
11 3 (0.29%) Toad
12 2 (0.19%) Android Studio
12 2 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.19%) webpack
13 1 (0.096%) Gerrit
13 1 (0.096%) Hudson
13 1 (0.096%) Robot Framework
General
1 218 (21.00%) Finance
2 65 (6.26%) Banking
3 63 (6.07%) Retail
4 52 (5.01%) Marketing
5 32 (3.08%) Public Sector
6 30 (2.89%) Investment Banking
6 30 (2.89%) Legal
7 29 (2.79%) Telecoms
8 22 (2.12%) Front Office
9 17 (1.64%) Publishing
10 12 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.77%) Advertising
12 7 (0.67%) Electronics
13 6 (0.58%) Automotive
13 6 (0.58%) Games
14 5 (0.48%) Law
15 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.19%) Back Office
16 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 338 (32.56%) Developer
2 327 (31.50%) Analyst
3 182 (17.53%) Data Analyst
4 136 (13.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 110 (10.60%) Tableau Developer
6 71 (6.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 71 (6.84%) SQL Developer
7 62 (5.97%) Data Engineer
8 61 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 60 (5.78%) Architect
10 59 (5.68%) SQL Analyst
11 58 (5.59%) Data Scientist
11 58 (5.59%) Tableau Analyst
12 52 (5.01%) Consultant
13 49 (4.72%) Data Architect
14 43 (4.14%) Power BI Developer
15 36 (3.47%) Python Developer
16 33 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
16 33 (3.18%) SQL BI Developer
17 32 (3.08%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.05%) XML
2 40 (3.85%) JSON
3 34 (3.28%) .NET
4 31 (2.99%) Kafka
5 27 (2.60%) React
6 26 (2.50%) Web Services
7 24 (2.31%) Pandas
8 23 (2.22%) HTML
8 23 (2.22%) NumPy
9 21 (2.02%) AngularJS
9 21 (2.02%) MDX
9 21 (2.02%) PySpark
10 18 (1.73%) TensorFlow
11 17 (1.64%) ASP.NET
11 17 (1.64%) CSS
12 16 (1.54%) Node.js
13 15 (1.45%) D3.js
13 15 (1.45%) scikit-learn
14 14 (1.35%) Keras
15 9 (0.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 231 (22.25%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.95%) Algorithms
3 34 (3.28%) User Experience
4 27 (2.60%) Data Structures
4 27 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (2.12%) Hedge funds
7 20 (1.93%) NHS
8 14 (1.35%) Public Cloud
9 11 (1.06%) Reference Data
10 9 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
11 8 (0.77%) Equities
11 8 (0.77%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.77%) Social Media
11 8 (0.77%) Taxonomies
12 7 (0.67%) Clustering
12 7 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.67%) Linked Data
12 7 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (2.41%) Unix
2 15 (1.45%) Linux
3 11 (1.06%) Windows
4 3 (0.29%) Android
5 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.19%) VMS
5 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.19%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.096%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (59.44%) Business Intelligence
2 384 (36.99%) Visualisation
3 354 (34.10%) Analytics
4 323 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
5 240 (23.12%) ETL
6 233 (22.45%) Data Visualisation
7 185 (17.82%) Data Modelling
8 174 (16.76%) Data Analysis
9 158 (15.22%) Data Science
10 116 (11.18%) Data Analytics
11 93 (8.96%) Migration
12 83 (8.00%) Machine Learning
12 83 (8.00%) Mathematics
12 83 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
13 77 (7.42%) DevOps
14 71 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 65 (6.26%) Dashboard Development
16 64 (6.17%) Scrum
17 63 (6.07%) Computer Science
18 59 (5.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 628 (60.50%) SQL
2 266 (25.63%) Python
3 89 (8.57%) R
4 73 (7.03%) PowerShell
5 68 (6.55%) T-SQL
6 66 (6.36%) C#
7 41 (3.95%) Java
8 39 (3.76%) JavaScript
9 32 (3.08%) Scala
9 32 (3.08%) VBA
10 29 (2.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 18 (1.73%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.64%) Ruby
13 16 (1.54%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.25%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.77%) MATLAB
15 8 (0.77%) Perl
16 6 (0.58%) VB
17 5 (0.48%) C
17 5 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 100 (9.63%) Degree
2 35 (3.37%) PhD
3 33 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.02%) Master's Degree
5 17 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
5 17 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.48%) ACCA
10 5 (0.48%) CIMA
10 5 (0.48%) PMP
10 5 (0.48%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.39%) CISSP
11 4 (0.39%) CSSLP
11 4 (0.39%) ISSAP
12 3 (0.29%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.13%) Data Quality
2 29 (2.79%) QA
3 10 (0.96%) PMO
4 7 (0.67%) GDPR
5 6 (0.58%) MiFID
6 5 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.48%) EMIR
6 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.096%) HL7
7 1 (0.096%) ITGC
7 1 (0.096%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (1.54%) HDFS
2 12 (1.16%) Docker
3 6 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.096%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.096%) Postfix
5 1 (0.096%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (1.45%) Hadoop YARN
2 10 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.87%) Puppet
4 8 (0.77%) Control-M
5 5 (0.48%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.48%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.48%) Terraform
6 4 (0.39%) Ansible
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.29%) Matomo
8 2 (0.19%) Ambari
8 2 (0.19%) Nessus
8 2 (0.19%) Salt
9 1 (0.096%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.096%) Oozie
9 1 (0.096%) Suricata
9 1 (0.096%) yum
Vendors
1 188 (18.11%) Microsoft
2 69 (6.65%) Alteryx
3 68 (6.55%) Oracle
4 65 (6.26%) Google
4 65 (6.26%) MicroStrategy
5 62 (5.97%) Cognos
6 55 (5.30%) SAP
7 38 (3.66%) Informatica
8 34 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (2.79%) Talend
10 23 (2.22%) Databricks
11 22 (2.12%) Cloudera
12 20 (1.93%) Teradata
13 19 (1.83%) Adobe
14 15 (1.45%) Hortonworks
15 12 (1.16%) IBM
16 10 (0.96%) Palantir
17 8 (0.77%) Ab Initio
18 7 (0.67%) Foundry
18 7 (0.67%) Splunk