Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

Visualisation
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 249 305
Rank change year-on-year +34 +56 +45
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 1250 1092 909
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.03% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.23% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 704 555
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £283
90th Percentile £644 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 22
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +29.39% -1.64%
10th Percentile £16.34 £13.23 £17.12
90th Percentile £31.73 £48.00 £62.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £57.75
% change year-on-year -28.57% -51.52% +162.50%

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 86286 88673 93962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.92% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57474 58658 60890
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2353 2731
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.26% +17.50%

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Visualisation in the UK

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Visualisation.

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualisation in the UK

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualisation over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualisation in the UK

Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualisation.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualisation in the UK

Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Visualisation in the UK

Visualisation
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 Visualisation within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 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 +34 1170 £475 +11.76% 139
London +31 767 £500 +11.11% 80
UK excluding London +26 470 £425 +6.25% 65
South East +40 148 £425 +13.33% 16
Midlands -7 102 £400 -5.88% 3
North of England +14 80 £440 +11.75% 20
West Midlands +12 60 £406 -12.16% 2
Scotland +27 50 £438 -2.78% 3
North West +40 48 £610 +30.13% 12
East of England +3 44 £444 +4.41% 12
East Midlands -12 40 £400 -1.84% 1
Yorkshire -20 31 £580 +52.63% 7
South West -7 27 £375 +7.14% 8
Wales +27 20 £350 -22.22% 1
North East +53 13 £610 +33.70% 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 631 (50.48%) Data Visualisation
2 480 (38.40%) SQL
3 467 (37.36%) Analytics
4 401 (32.08%) Business Intelligence
5 355 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
6 328 (26.24%) Tableau
7 285 (22.80%) Analytical Skills
8 283 (22.64%) Finance
9 274 (21.92%) Python
10 248 (19.84%) JavaScript
11 215 (17.20%) Big Data
12 201 (16.08%) Data Modelling
13 197 (15.76%) Data Warehouse
14 193 (15.44%) R
15 178 (14.24%) User Experience
16 173 (13.84%) Hadoop
16 173 (13.84%) CSS
17 163 (13.04%) HTML
18 158 (12.64%) SQL Server
19 156 (12.48%) Microsoft
20 151 (12.08%) Data Analysis
21 149 (11.92%) ETL
22 148 (11.84%) Power BI
23 143 (11.44%) Machine Learning
24 139 (11.12%) Java
25 135 (10.80%) Degree
26 132 (10.56%) D3.js
27 128 (10.24%) Microsoft Excel
28 127 (10.16%) Scrum
29 121 (9.68%) Relational Database

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
1 104 (8.32%) Apache Spark
2 90 (7.20%) SAS
3 22 (1.76%) Apache Pig
3 22 (1.76%) Confluence
4 21 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.52%) Apache
6 18 (1.44%) JBoss
7 17 (1.36%) Apache Solr
8 11 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.80%) WildFly
10 5 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.40%) CMS
10 5 (0.40%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.32%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.32%) IIS
12 3 (0.24%) GeoServer
12 3 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 128 (10.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (2.56%) Photoshop
3 25 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 24 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
6 22 (1.76%) SPSS
7 17 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
10 10 (0.80%) 3ds Max
10 10 (0.80%) MS Visio
11 9 (0.72%) ZBrush
12 8 (0.64%) AutoCAD
13 7 (0.56%) Stata
14 6 (0.48%) InVision
15 3 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
15 3 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (0.24%) Autodesk Inventor
15 3 (0.24%) MicroStation
15 3 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.16%) iTrent
2 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.16%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.080%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.080%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.080%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.080%) Primavera
3 1 (0.080%) Relativity
3 1 (0.080%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.080%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.080%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.080%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.080%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.080%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.080%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 92 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.32%) Google Analytics
4 24 (1.92%) GitHub
5 18 (1.44%) SaaS
5 18 (1.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 13 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 11 (0.88%) Force.com
9 10 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
10 9 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.40%) Office 365
14 4 (0.32%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.32%) IaaS
14 4 (0.32%) PaaS
15 3 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
15 3 (0.24%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.24%) HTTP
2 17 (1.36%) Firewall
3 9 (0.72%) LDAP
4 7 (0.56%) Kerberos
5 6 (0.48%) DNS
5 6 (0.48%) Internet
6 5 (0.40%) NAS
6 5 (0.40%) SAN
7 4 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.24%) Intranet
8 3 (0.24%) LAN
8 3 (0.24%) VPN
8 3 (0.24%) WAN
9 2 (0.16%) DHCP
9 2 (0.16%) Network Security
9 2 (0.16%) SMS
9 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.080%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.080%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (17.20%) Big Data
2 197 (15.76%) Data Warehouse
3 173 (13.84%) Hadoop
4 158 (12.64%) SQL Server
5 148 (11.84%) Power BI
6 121 (9.68%) Relational Database
7 112 (8.96%) QlikView
8 98 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 90 (7.20%) BusinessObjects
10 89 (7.12%) NoSQL
11 77 (6.16%) MongoDB
12 68 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 61 (4.88%) Apache Hive
14 60 (4.80%) Data Mining
15 50 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 43 (3.44%) HBase
17 42 (3.36%) MySQL
17 42 (3.36%) Qlik Sense
18 40 (3.20%) RDBMS
19 38 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 108 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 81 (6.48%) JIRA
3 30 (2.40%) Subversion
4 28 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 23 (1.84%) Axure RP
7 19 (1.52%) Visual Studio
8 18 (1.44%) ERwin
9 16 (1.28%) Grunt
10 15 (1.20%) Mocha
11 12 (0.96%) Ant
12 11 (0.88%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.80%) SoapUI
13 10 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 9 (0.72%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.64%) JUnit
16 7 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
17 6 (0.48%) Jasmine
17 6 (0.48%) Mockito
17 6 (0.48%) Selenium
General
1 283 (22.64%) Finance
2 105 (8.40%) Banking
3 98 (7.84%) Marketing
4 57 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 40 (3.20%) Retail
6 33 (2.64%) Manufacturing
7 31 (2.48%) Front Office
7 31 (2.48%) Publishing
8 28 (2.24%) Electronics
9 22 (1.76%) Legal
10 15 (1.20%) Games
10 15 (1.20%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.04%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.88%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.72%) Law
15 6 (0.48%) Advertising
16 5 (0.40%) Automotive
17 3 (0.24%) Local Government
18 2 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 434 (34.72%) Developer
2 281 (22.48%) Analyst
3 126 (10.08%) Data Analyst
4 104 (8.32%) Designer
5 102 (8.16%) Data Scientist
6 74 (5.92%) Business Analyst
7 71 (5.68%) Architect
8 69 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 66 (5.28%) Consultant
10 63 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 50 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 47 (3.76%) UX Designer
13 43 (3.44%) Python Developer
14 41 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 41 (3.28%) Tableau Developer
15 40 (3.20%) Data Architect
16 39 (3.12%) Senior Developer
17 34 (2.72%) Data Engineer
18 31 (2.48%) Angular Developer
19 30 (2.40%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (13.84%) CSS
2 163 (13.04%) HTML
3 132 (10.56%) D3.js
4 80 (6.40%) AngularJS
5 66 (5.28%) HTML5
6 64 (5.12%) JSON
7 59 (4.72%) Web Services
8 57 (4.56%) React
9 55 (4.40%) Node.js
10 51 (4.08%) Kafka
11 45 (3.60%) REST
12 41 (3.28%) .NET
13 40 (3.20%) CSS3
14 39 (3.12%) RESTful
14 39 (3.12%) XML
15 33 (2.64%) Natural Language Processing
16 32 (2.56%) Sass
17 31 (2.48%) Highcharts JS
18 27 (2.16%) NumPy
19 26 (2.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 285 (22.80%) Analytical Skills
2 178 (14.24%) User Experience
3 78 (6.24%) Computer Science
4 66 (5.28%) Algorithms
5 63 (5.04%) Management Information System
6 38 (3.04%) Data Structures
7 29 (2.32%) Fintech
8 23 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.60%) Graphic Design
10 18 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.28%) Animation
12 15 (1.20%) CMDB
12 15 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
13 12 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
13 12 (0.96%) Fixed Income
14 11 (0.88%) NHS
14 11 (0.88%) Photography
15 10 (0.80%) Derivative
16 9 (0.72%) FMCG
16 9 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (6.56%) Linux
2 63 (5.04%) Unix
3 17 (1.36%) Windows
4 15 (1.20%) Mac OS X
5 9 (0.72%) CentOS
5 9 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.48%) AIX
7 3 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.24%) Solaris
7 3 (0.24%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.16%) Android
8 2 (0.16%) SUSE
9 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (50.48%) Data Visualisation
2 467 (37.36%) Analytics
3 401 (32.08%) Business Intelligence
4 355 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
5 201 (16.08%) Data Modelling
6 151 (12.08%) Data Analysis
7 149 (11.92%) ETL
8 143 (11.44%) Machine Learning
9 127 (10.16%) Scrum
10 119 (9.52%) Data Analytics
11 103 (8.24%) Data Management
12 91 (7.28%) TDD
13 87 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 79 (6.32%) Mathematics
15 75 (6.00%) Web Development
16 72 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
17 71 (5.68%) Statistics
18 67 (5.36%) Dashboard Development
19 65 (5.20%) Business Analysis
20 58 (4.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 480 (38.40%) SQL
2 274 (21.92%) Python
3 248 (19.84%) JavaScript
4 193 (15.44%) R
5 139 (11.12%) Java
6 80 (6.40%) Scala
7 77 (6.16%) C#
8 49 (3.92%) VBA
9 45 (3.60%) T-SQL
10 26 (2.08%) ES6
11 23 (1.84%) C++
12 22 (1.76%) PL/SQL
12 22 (1.76%) Ruby
13 19 (1.52%) C
13 19 (1.52%) Perl
14 17 (1.36%) TypeScript
15 16 (1.28%) Bash Shell
15 16 (1.28%) MATLAB
16 14 (1.12%) PHP
17 13 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 135 (10.80%) Degree
2 114 (9.12%) Security Cleared
3 71 (5.68%) SC Cleared
4 27 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.60%) Master's Degree
6 18 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
7 15 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
8 13 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (1.04%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.64%) PhD
10 6 (0.48%) IIBA
11 4 (0.32%) CBAP
11 4 (0.32%) ISEB
11 4 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.24%) APMG
12 3 (0.24%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.16%) CISSP
13 2 (0.16%) MBA
14 1 (0.080%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.080%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.40%) Data Quality
2 49 (3.92%) QA
3 10 (0.80%) GDPR
4 8 (0.64%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.32%) PMO
6 4 (0.32%) SLA
7 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.16%) GCP
8 2 (0.16%) IFRS
8 2 (0.16%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.16%) MiFID
9 1 (0.080%) BS7666
9 1 (0.080%) COBIT
9 1 (0.080%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.080%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.080%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (2.48%) Docker
2 20 (1.60%) HDFS
3 7 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.48%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.40%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.16%) IAG
6 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.080%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (1.44%) Ansible
2 17 (1.36%) Hadoop YARN
3 13 (1.04%) Puppet
4 11 (0.88%) Kibana
5 9 (0.72%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.56%) Ambari
6 7 (0.56%) Mesos
6 7 (0.56%) Terraform
7 6 (0.48%) Grafana
7 6 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.32%) logstash
9 3 (0.24%) Rundeck
9 3 (0.24%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.16%) Nagios
10 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.080%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.080%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.080%) Marathon
11 1 (0.080%) WSUS
Vendors
1 328 (26.24%) Tableau
2 156 (12.48%) Microsoft
3 116 (9.28%) Oracle
4 91 (7.28%) SAP
5 62 (4.96%) Adobe
6 58 (4.64%) Google
7 37 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
8 30 (2.40%) Informatica
9 26 (2.08%) Hortonworks
10 21 (1.68%) Splunk
11 18 (1.44%) Alteryx
12 16 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
13 15 (1.20%) Cloudera
14 14 (1.12%) AppDynamics
14 14 (1.12%) Riverbed
14 14 (1.12%) Teradata
15 13 (1.04%) BMC
15 13 (1.04%) Cisco
16 12 (0.96%) IBM
17 9 (0.72%) Cognos