Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 358 435
Rank change year-on-year +88 +77 +78
Contract jobs citing Tableau 922 701 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.66% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 1.46% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 477 386
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £306 £264 £275
90th Percentile £601 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +4.92% +1.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 7
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.92% -42.22% +23.29%
10th Percentile £20.75 £17.25 £15.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £29.85 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.60 £26.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.38% -42.22% +9.76%

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 42654 47935 49288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.92% 44.99% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26328 29331 29014
UK median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £243 £240 £225
90th Percentile £619 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1386 1718 2165
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.43
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.93 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -0.41% - +3.03%

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 18 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Tableau over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 +77 884 £425 +3.03% 182
London +37 537 £450 +4.65% 103
UK excluding London +109 377 £400 +4.92% 81
South East +91 143 £377 +7.57% 23
North of England +60 77 £450 +12.50% 26
Midlands +41 65 £400 - 10
West Midlands +51 46 £400 -3.03% 7
South West +31 43 £388 +34.78% 12
Yorkshire +39 40 £419 +16.72% 9
North West +9 37 £610 +47.88% 16
East of England -10 24 £450 +5.88% 7
Scotland +29 22 £394 +6.42% 2
East Midlands +1 19 £425 +25.93% 3
North East +82 10 £610 -12.86% 1
Wales +6 6 £350 -46.15% 1
Northern Ireland -49 2 £500 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 500 (54.23%) SQL
2 496 (53.80%) Business Intelligence
3 347 (37.64%) Analytics
4 292 (31.67%) Visualisation
5 226 (24.51%) Data Warehouse
6 212 (22.99%) SQL Server
7 210 (22.78%) Finance
8 196 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
9 191 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
10 179 (19.41%) Big Data
11 176 (19.09%) ETL
12 168 (18.22%) Python
13 158 (17.14%) Hadoop
14 157 (17.03%) Power BI
15 150 (16.27%) Data Modelling
16 142 (15.40%) Data Visualisation
17 140 (15.18%) Microsoft
18 139 (15.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 133 (14.43%) QlikView
20 128 (13.88%) R
21 119 (12.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 109 (11.82%) Microsoft Excel
22 109 (11.82%) Oracle
23 104 (11.28%) Data Analysis
23 104 (11.28%) Apache Spark
24 95 (10.30%) SAP
25 92 (9.98%) Degree
25 92 (9.98%) Apache Hive
26 91 (9.87%) SAS
27 80 (8.68%) BusinessObjects

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
1 104 (11.28%) Apache Spark
2 91 (9.87%) SAS
3 42 (4.56%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.06%) Apache Pig
5 10 (1.08%) Apache
6 7 (0.76%) Jupyter
7 6 (0.65%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.33%) Confluence
9 2 (0.22%) IIS
9 2 (0.22%) nginx
9 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.11%) Luigi
10 1 (0.11%) Mule
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 109 (11.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (2.06%) SPSS
5 9 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.98%) Stata
6 6 (0.65%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.43%) Simulink
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.11%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (0.76%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (0.65%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) FastStats
5 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.11%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 75 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (4.34%) GitHub
4 39 (4.23%) Google Analytics
5 34 (3.69%) Bluemix
5 34 (3.69%) IBM Cloud
6 30 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (1.52%) Amazon S3
8 12 (1.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 12 (1.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 11 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
9 11 (1.19%) Force.com
10 9 (0.98%) SaaS
11 7 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (0.65%) IaaS
13 5 (0.54%) Data Lake Analytics
14 4 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
15 3 (0.33%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 3 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
15 3 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.54%) Internet
1 5 (0.54%) Kerberos
1 5 (0.54%) LDAP
2 2 (0.22%) SMS
3 1 (0.11%) Broadband
3 1 (0.11%) Firewall
3 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.11%) NAS
3 1 (0.11%) RIP
3 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (24.51%) Data Warehouse
2 212 (22.99%) SQL Server
3 179 (19.41%) Big Data
4 158 (17.14%) Hadoop
5 157 (17.03%) Power BI
6 139 (15.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 133 (14.43%) QlikView
8 119 (12.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 92 (9.98%) Apache Hive
10 80 (8.68%) BusinessObjects
11 77 (8.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 53 (5.75%) Spotfire
13 44 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
14 43 (4.66%) Sqoop
15 38 (4.12%) Relational Database
16 37 (4.01%) Data Lake
17 35 (3.80%) Data Mining
17 35 (3.80%) NoSQL
18 31 (3.36%) MySQL
19 30 (3.25%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 40 (4.34%) Jenkins
2 24 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 19 (2.06%) JIRA
3 19 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
4 15 (1.63%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 13 (1.41%) Subversion
7 12 (1.30%) Ant
8 10 (1.08%) ERwin
8 10 (1.08%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.54%) JUnit
10 5 (0.54%) Mockito
11 3 (0.33%) Crashlytics
11 3 (0.33%) ProC
12 2 (0.22%) Bower
12 2 (0.22%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.22%) Maven
12 2 (0.22%) Toad
General
1 210 (22.78%) Finance
2 74 (8.03%) Marketing
3 73 (7.92%) Banking
4 51 (5.53%) Retail
5 28 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.39%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.06%) Front Office
7 19 (2.06%) Legal
7 19 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.06%) Publishing
8 13 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.19%) Advertising
11 9 (0.98%) Electronics
12 8 (0.87%) Automotive
13 7 (0.76%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.43%) Law
15 3 (0.33%) Billing
16 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 297 (32.21%) Developer
2 267 (28.96%) Analyst
3 111 (12.04%) Tableau Developer
4 102 (11.06%) Data Analyst
5 97 (10.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 72 (7.81%) SQL Developer
7 66 (7.16%) Consultant
8 59 (6.40%) Data Scientist
9 58 (6.29%) Architect
10 53 (5.75%) Business Analyst
11 44 (4.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 42 (4.56%) Data Architect
13 40 (4.34%) Data Engineer
14 39 (4.23%) Tableau Consultant
15 35 (3.80%) Business Developer
15 35 (3.80%) SQL Analyst
16 33 (3.58%) SSIS Developer
17 31 (3.36%) Senior Developer
18 29 (3.15%) Big Data Engineer
18 29 (3.15%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.31%) Kafka
2 38 (4.12%) PySpark
3 31 (3.36%) MDX
4 29 (3.15%) D3.js
5 21 (2.28%) XML
6 20 (2.17%) .NET
7 18 (1.95%) Web Services
8 15 (1.63%) HTML
9 14 (1.52%) JSON
10 11 (1.19%) CSS
11 10 (1.08%) Ajax
12 8 (0.87%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.87%) J2EE
12 8 (0.87%) Natural Language Processing
12 8 (0.87%) React
13 7 (0.76%) Node.js
14 6 (0.65%) ASP.NET
14 6 (0.65%) ODBC
14 6 (0.65%) Pandas
14 6 (0.65%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 196 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 39 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 32 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 26 (2.82%) Algorithms
6 24 (2.60%) User Experience
7 17 (1.84%) NHS
8 15 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.08%) Fintech
10 7 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (0.76%) Social Media
11 6 (0.65%) FMCG
12 5 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.54%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.43%) Market Risk
13 4 (0.43%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.43%) Streaming Music
13 4 (0.43%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.33%) Blog
14 3 (0.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 21 (2.28%) Unix
2 11 (1.19%) Linux
2 11 (1.19%) Windows
3 4 (0.43%) Kali Linux
4 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.11%) Android
5 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.11%) CentOS
5 1 (0.11%) Fedora
5 1 (0.11%) VMS
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (53.80%) Business Intelligence
2 347 (37.64%) Analytics
3 292 (31.67%) Visualisation
4 191 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (19.09%) ETL
6 150 (16.27%) Data Modelling
7 142 (15.40%) Data Visualisation
8 104 (11.28%) Data Analysis
9 80 (8.68%) Dashboard Development
9 80 (8.68%) Data Analytics
10 63 (6.83%) Machine Learning
11 59 (6.40%) Data Management
12 52 (5.64%) Scrum
13 50 (5.42%) Mathematics
13 50 (5.42%) Project Management
14 48 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 47 (5.10%) Kimball Methodology
16 46 (4.99%) DevOps
16 46 (4.99%) MapReduce
16 46 (4.99%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 500 (54.23%) SQL
2 168 (18.22%) Python
3 128 (13.88%) R
4 80 (8.68%) T-SQL
5 76 (8.24%) Java
6 39 (4.23%) VBA
7 33 (3.58%) Scala
8 30 (3.25%) JavaScript
9 29 (3.15%) C#
10 20 (2.17%) MATLAB
10 20 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.30%) VB
14 11 (1.19%) Apex Code
14 11 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 11 (1.19%) GraphQL
15 10 (1.08%) SOQL
16 7 (0.76%) C++
17 6 (0.65%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 92 (9.98%) Degree
2 21 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.74%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (1.30%) Master's Degree
5 12 (1.30%) PhD
6 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.65%) MCITP
8 6 (0.65%) MCSE
9 5 (0.54%) ISEB
10 4 (0.43%) CEH
10 4 (0.43%) CISM
10 4 (0.43%) CISSP
10 4 (0.43%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.22%) IIBA
11 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.11%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.51%) Data Quality
2 27 (2.93%) QA
3 9 (0.98%) GDPR
4 7 (0.76%) SLA
5 6 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.43%) PMO
7 3 (0.33%) GAMP
8 2 (0.22%) GCP
8 2 (0.22%) HL7
8 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.11%) IFRS
9 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 45 (4.88%) Apache Flume
2 42 (4.56%) HDFS
3 28 (3.04%) Docker
4 6 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.11%) IAG
6 1 (0.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (4.45%) Hadoop YARN
2 38 (4.12%) Oozie
3 33 (3.58%) Ambari
4 25 (2.71%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.54%) Terraform
6 4 (0.43%) Ansible
6 4 (0.43%) Mesos
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.11%) Kibana
8 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 140 (15.18%) Microsoft
2 109 (11.82%) Oracle
3 95 (10.30%) SAP
4 57 (6.18%) Google
5 50 (5.42%) Alteryx
6 49 (5.31%) Informatica
7 47 (5.10%) IBM
8 42 (4.56%) MicroStrategy
9 38 (4.12%) Cognos
9 38 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
10 32 (3.47%) Cloudera
11 30 (3.25%) Teradata
12 18 (1.95%) Adobe
13 15 (1.63%) Talend
14 12 (1.30%) Hortonworks
14 12 (1.30%) MuleSoft
15 10 (1.08%) HP
15 10 (1.08%) Netezza
15 10 (1.08%) Vertica
16 9 (0.98%) Hyperion