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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Visualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visualisation over the 6 months to 21 May 2022 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.

Visualization
UK
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 143 142 131
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11 +58
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 1,637 1,104 932
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.85% 1.89% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 2.13% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,063 692 620
10th Percentile £363 £320 £313
25th Percentile £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £553
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 37 16
10th Percentile £18.98 £14.90 £21.07
25th Percentile £35.00 £21.00 £33.40
Median hourly rate £45.14 £35.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +28.97% -22.22% -8.41%
75th Percentile £60.00 £57.50 £56.25
90th Percentile - £67.90 £60.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £21.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +126.19% -50.59% -22.73%

Visualisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,937 51,744 41,833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.42% 88.50% 86.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,476 35,460 27,807
10th Percentile £350 £313 £298
25th Percentile £432 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.59% +4.21% -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £445 £450
% change year-on-year +9.55% -1.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,755 1,514 1,285
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.09 £12.43
25th Percentile £16.25 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate £27.73 £25.41 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +9.15% +12.91% -
75th Percentile £51.75 £46.25 £46.00
90th Percentile £65.54 £58.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £20.17
% change year-on-year -2.22% +11.55% -10.36%

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Visualisation in the UK

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Visualisation in the UK

Visualisation
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Visualisation over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Visualisation in the UK

Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Visualisation in the UK

Visualisation
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Visualisation over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Visualisation in the UK

Visualisation
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualisation within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -11 1,324 £525 +5.00% 251
London -5 843 £550 +10.00% 133
Work from Home -5 782 £501 +2.67% 83
UK excluding London -1 476 £450 +5.88% 129
South East -11 102 £450 +5.88% 40
North of England -58 89 £475 +18.75% 27
Scotland +5 73 £480 +15.66% 7
East of England +11 71 £425 -15.00% 22
Midlands -14 69 £431 +1.47% 15
South West 0 63 £500 -13.04% 14
North West -27 55 £475 +26.67% 19
West Midlands -45 39 £450 +4.65% 9
Yorkshire -50 33 £450 +12.50% 7
East Midlands -1 29 £388 +13.14% 5
Wales -17 8 £420 -2.04% 3
North East -5 5 £600 - 1
Northern Ireland -2 2 £400 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 740 (45.20%) Data Visualisation
2 719 (43.92%) SQL
3 693 (42.33%) Analytics
4 591 (36.10%) Business Intelligence
5 575 (35.13%) Agile
6 565 (34.51%) Python
7 522 (31.89%) Power Platform
8 521 (31.83%) Power BI
9 515 (31.46%) Social Skills
10 444 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
11 405 (24.74%) Data Modelling
12 356 (21.75%) Finance
13 351 (21.44%) Data Analysis
14 329 (20.10%) Tableau
15 326 (19.91%) Azure
16 284 (17.35%) Microsoft
17 262 (16.00%) ETL
18 258 (15.76%) Data Warehouse
19 255 (15.58%) Data Science
20 251 (15.33%) AWS
21 206 (12.58%) Decision-Making
22 197 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
23 196 (11.97%) Security Cleared
24 190 (11.61%) Software Engineering
25 186 (11.36%) R
26 185 (11.30%) Data Management
27 179 (10.93%) Google
27 179 (10.93%) Machine Learning
28 177 (10.81%) SQL Server
29 172 (10.51%) Degree

Visualisation
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
1 112 (6.84%) Apache Spark
2 41 (2.50%) Confluence
3 40 (2.44%) Apache
4 32 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (1.83%) SAS
6 24 (1.47%) Jupyter
7 20 (1.22%) SharePoint
8 15 (0.92%) OpenStack
9 13 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (0.37%) IIS
11 5 (0.31%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.31%) JBoss
12 4 (0.24%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.18%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.18%) CMS
13 3 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.12%) nginx
14 2 (0.12%) WordPress
15 1 (0.061%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 171 (10.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (3.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 32 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (1.34%) Sketch
5 18 (1.10%) InVision
6 16 (0.98%) Simulink
7 9 (0.55%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.49%) Adobe XD
8 8 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.49%) SPSS
8 8 (0.49%) Zeplin
9 6 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.37%) Oracle Smart View
10 5 (0.31%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.18%) InDesign
13 2 (0.12%) Blender
13 2 (0.12%) Maya
13 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.55%) SAP BPC
2 8 (0.49%) Endur
2 8 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
2 8 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
2 8 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.37%) Oracle SCM
4 5 (0.31%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 4 (0.24%) Oracle iSupplier
5 4 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.12%) Cognos Planning
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.12%) SAP IBP
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 522 (31.89%) Power Platform
2 326 (19.91%) Azure
3 251 (15.33%) AWS
4 147 (8.98%) GCP
5 100 (6.11%) GitHub
6 77 (4.70%) Google Analytics
7 69 (4.22%) Google Data Studio
8 61 (3.73%) Azure Data Factory
9 44 (2.69%) Snowflake
10 42 (2.57%) Amazon S3
11 38 (2.32%) PaaS
12 30 (1.83%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 28 (1.71%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 27 (1.65%) Amazon SageMaker
15 24 (1.47%) OpenShift
15 24 (1.47%) SaaS
16 23 (1.41%) Google Tag Manager
16 23 (1.41%) Serverless
17 22 (1.34%) Amazon EMR
17 22 (1.34%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.89%) Ethernet
1 31 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 13 (0.79%) HTTP
3 10 (0.61%) Internet
4 9 (0.55%) Firewall
4 9 (0.55%) SSL
5 6 (0.37%) 4G
5 6 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (0.31%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.24%) VSAN
8 2 (0.12%) 2G
8 2 (0.12%) 3G
8 2 (0.12%) 5G
8 2 (0.12%) IPsec
8 2 (0.12%) Network Security
8 2 (0.12%) VPN
8 2 (0.12%) WAN
9 1 (0.061%) AMQP
9 1 (0.061%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.061%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 521 (31.83%) Power BI
2 329 (20.10%) Tableau
3 258 (15.76%) Data Warehouse
4 177 (10.81%) SQL Server
5 143 (8.74%) Big Data
6 110 (6.72%) Data Lake
7 94 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 91 (5.56%) Relational Database
9 89 (5.44%) BigQuery
10 82 (5.01%) NoSQL
11 72 (4.40%) Metadata
12 68 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 61 (3.73%) Qlik Sense
14 60 (3.67%) Data Mining
15 57 (3.48%) QlikView
16 53 (3.24%) Azure SQL Database
16 53 (3.24%) Oracle Reports
17 50 (3.05%) Looker
18 49 (2.99%) Hadoop
19 47 (2.87%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 133 (8.12%) JIRA
2 121 (7.39%) Git (software)
3 52 (3.18%) Jenkins
4 41 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 32 (1.95%) Eclipse
6 24 (1.47%) GitLab
7 20 (1.22%) Artifactory
8 18 (1.10%) ERwin
8 18 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 13 (0.79%) ER Studio
9 13 (0.79%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.67%) Maven
10 11 (0.67%) Subversion
11 10 (0.61%) SonarQube
12 8 (0.49%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.49%) webpack
13 7 (0.43%) Selenium
14 6 (0.37%) Crucible
15 5 (0.31%) Gerrit
15 5 (0.31%) Mocha
General
1 515 (31.46%) Social Skills
2 444 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
3 356 (21.75%) Finance
4 163 (9.96%) Public Sector
5 137 (8.37%) Presentation Skills
6 89 (5.44%) Marketing
7 73 (4.46%) Banking
8 69 (4.22%) Front Office
9 61 (3.73%) Telecoms
10 60 (3.67%) Publishing
11 57 (3.48%) Retail
12 52 (3.18%) Influencing Skills
13 43 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 38 (2.32%) Manufacturing
15 37 (2.26%) Investment Banking
16 27 (1.65%) Legal
17 19 (1.16%) Electronics
18 17 (1.04%) Aerospace
18 17 (1.04%) Law
19 16 (0.98%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 432 (26.39%) Analyst
2 348 (21.26%) Developer
3 216 (13.19%) Data Analyst
4 160 (9.77%) Data Engineer
5 132 (8.06%) Software Engineer
6 115 (7.03%) Data Scientist
7 114 (6.96%) Architect
8 99 (6.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 85 (5.19%) Business Analyst
10 84 (5.13%) Designer
11 81 (4.95%) Python Engineer
12 74 (4.52%) Python Developer
13 66 (4.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 65 (3.97%) Data Architect
15 62 (3.79%) Python Software Engineer
16 55 (3.36%) Power BI Developer
17 50 (3.05%) Performance Analyst
18 47 (2.87%) UX Designer
19 46 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
20 45 (2.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (8.19%) Pandas
2 120 (7.33%) React
3 102 (6.23%) NumPy
4 74 (4.52%) SciPy
5 66 (4.03%) HTML
6 47 (2.87%) CSS
7 45 (2.75%) Kafka
8 42 (2.57%) D3.js
8 42 (2.57%) TensorFlow
9 37 (2.26%) Node.js
10 35 (2.14%) PySpark
10 35 (2.14%) RESTful
11 32 (1.95%) JSON
12 26 (1.59%) Matplotlib
13 25 (1.53%) pytest
14 24 (1.47%) PyTorch
15 23 (1.41%) Shiny
16 19 (1.16%) Elastic Stack
16 19 (1.16%) scikit-learn
17 18 (1.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 151 (9.22%) User Experience
2 88 (5.38%) Algorithms
3 76 (4.64%) Derivative
4 71 (4.34%) Hedge funds
5 68 (4.15%) Equities
6 67 (4.09%) Management Information System
7 43 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
8 41 (2.50%) NHS
9 40 (2.44%) Data Structures
10 32 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
11 24 (1.47%) Taxonomies
12 23 (1.41%) Social Media
13 20 (1.22%) Renewable Energy
14 18 (1.10%) Graphic Design
14 18 (1.10%) Legacy Systems
15 17 (1.04%) Fixed Income
16 15 (0.92%) Credit Risk
17 14 (0.86%) Cloud Native
17 14 (0.86%) Virtual Team
18 13 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 105 (6.41%) Linux
2 59 (3.60%) Windows
3 51 (3.12%) Unix
4 10 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.37%) Mac OS X
5 6 (0.37%) VMS
6 5 (0.31%) Android
7 4 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.12%) CentOS
8 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.061%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.061%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (45.20%) Data Visualisation
2 693 (42.33%) Analytics
3 591 (36.10%) Business Intelligence
4 575 (35.13%) Agile
5 405 (24.74%) Data Modelling
6 351 (21.44%) Data Analysis
7 262 (16.00%) ETL
8 255 (15.58%) Data Science
9 206 (12.58%) Decision-Making
10 197 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
11 190 (11.61%) Software Engineering
12 185 (11.30%) Data Management
13 179 (10.93%) Machine Learning
14 172 (10.51%) DevOps
15 163 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 161 (9.84%) Data Analytics
17 155 (9.47%) Scrum
18 151 (9.22%) CI/CD
19 148 (9.04%) Dashboard Development
20 139 (8.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 719 (43.92%) SQL
2 565 (34.51%) Python
3 186 (11.36%) R
4 155 (9.47%) JavaScript
5 114 (6.96%) Java
6 61 (3.73%) C++
7 54 (3.30%) C#
7 54 (3.30%) T-SQL
7 54 (3.30%) TypeScript
8 44 (2.69%) C
8 44 (2.69%) Scala
9 31 (1.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 26 (1.59%) MATLAB
10 26 (1.59%) VBA
11 19 (1.16%) Bash
12 18 (1.10%) PowerShell
13 17 (1.04%) Go
14 14 (0.86%) SPARQL
15 13 (0.79%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 196 (11.97%) Security Cleared
2 172 (10.51%) Degree
3 156 (9.53%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 30 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.73%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.67%) PhD
8 11 (0.67%) Tableau Certification
9 7 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
10 6 (0.37%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.37%) PMP
11 5 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.12%) APMG
14 2 (0.12%) Chartered Engineer
15 1 (0.061%) IIBA
15 1 (0.061%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.061%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (10.02%) Data Quality
2 99 (6.05%) QA
3 61 (3.73%) Accessibility
4 17 (1.04%) GDPR
5 11 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.55%) PMO
7 8 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
7 8 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.31%) NIST
9 4 (0.24%) GRC
9 4 (0.24%) ISO 13485
9 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.18%) GMP
11 2 (0.12%) WCAG
12 1 (0.061%) Basel III
12 1 (0.061%) CDISC
12 1 (0.061%) IFRS
12 1 (0.061%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 99 (6.05%) Docker
2 17 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.61%) Ceph
5 7 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.31%) HDFS
7 4 (0.24%) KVM
7 4 (0.24%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.18%) Firmware
9 1 (0.061%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.061%) Snort
9 1 (0.061%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 92 (5.62%) Kubernetes
2 38 (2.32%) Ansible
3 29 (1.77%) Grafana
4 25 (1.53%) Kibana
5 24 (1.47%) Terraform
6 20 (1.22%) Prometheus
7 16 (0.98%) Puppet
8 12 (0.73%) logstash
9 8 (0.49%) Oozie
10 7 (0.43%) Consul
11 6 (0.37%) Istio
11 6 (0.37%) Nagios
11 6 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.31%) HP Fortify
13 4 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
14 3 (0.18%) Rancher
15 2 (0.12%) Control-M
15 2 (0.12%) Fluentd
15 2 (0.12%) Pingdom
16 1 (0.061%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 284 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 179 (10.93%) Google
3 134 (8.19%) Oracle
4 91 (5.56%) Databricks
5 60 (3.67%) SAP
6 40 (2.44%) Adobe
6 40 (2.44%) Alteryx
7 31 (1.89%) Splunk
8 29 (1.77%) Informatica
9 17 (1.04%) Netezza
9 17 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (0.98%) Cognos
10 16 (0.98%) Teradata
11 15 (0.92%) IBM
11 15 (0.92%) VMware
12 12 (0.73%) Talend
13 9 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
14 8 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
15 7 (0.43%) Anaplan
16 6 (0.37%) MuleSoft