Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 140 179 196
Rank change year-on-year +39 +17 +29
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 619 1,425 1,496
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.77% 1.55% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.79% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 955 1,009
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £323 £325 £313
90th Percentile £651 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -6.22% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 26
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +18.88% +70.24%
10th Percentile £17.15 £18.59 £16.14
90th Percentile £57.50 £61.25 £44.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £18.21
% change year-on-year +70.73% +12.61% -29.30%

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 30,104 79,619 89,864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.98% 86.79% 86.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,801 52,319 59,253
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,092 2,316 2,418
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £21.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +15.09% -13.83%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.80 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +20.00% -20.00%

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +33 566 £475 - 150
London +27 365 £498 -0.50% 70
UK excluding London +29 215 £422 -6.22% 90
Work from Home +37 72 £500 - 25
South East +85 57 £425 -5.56% 23
North of England +25 50 £400 -3.03% 14
East of England +40 37 £408 -18.50% 18
North West +22 26 £400 -5.88% 11
Midlands +66 22 £430 -4.44% 16
South West +23 20 £456 -5.10% 9
West Midlands +59 19 £435 +2.35% 10
Scotland +51 18 £361 -19.72% 9
Yorkshire +33 13 £335 -15.19% 1
North East +43 10 £1,225 +282.81% 2
Wales +43 10 £400 +190.91% 1
East Midlands +45 3 £318 -33.16% 6
Northern Ireland +16 1 £128 -

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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.

1 264 (42.65%) Data Visualisation
2 253 (40.87%) SQL
3 232 (37.48%) Business Intelligence
4 220 (35.54%) Analytics
5 204 (32.96%) Python
6 198 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
7 167 (26.98%) Power BI
7 167 (26.98%) Power Platform
8 149 (24.07%) Data Modelling
9 146 (23.59%) Finance
10 130 (21.00%) Azure
11 120 (19.39%) Tableau
12 119 (19.22%) Data Analysis
13 113 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
14 112 (18.09%) Data Science
15 102 (16.48%) AWS
16 93 (15.02%) ETL
17 76 (12.28%) Microsoft Excel
17 76 (12.28%) JavaScript
17 76 (12.28%) R
18 75 (12.12%) Microsoft
19 73 (11.79%) SQL Server
19 73 (11.79%) React
20 72 (11.63%) Machine Learning
21 71 (11.47%) Decision-Making
21 71 (11.47%) Data Warehouse
22 68 (10.99%) Java
22 68 (10.99%) Security Cleared
23 64 (10.34%) Big Data
24 63 (10.18%) Public Sector

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 60 (9.69%) Apache Spark
2 30 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (4.52%) SAS
4 16 (2.58%) Apache
5 14 (2.26%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.10%) Jupyter
7 10 (1.62%) Apache Airflow
7 10 (1.62%) Confluence
8 4 (0.65%) Gunicorn
8 4 (0.65%) nginx
9 2 (0.32%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.16%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 76 (12.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (1.94%) Sketch
4 10 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.13%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.13%) Zeplin
6 6 (0.97%) Figma
7 5 (0.81%) InVision
8 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.48%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.32%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.32%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.16%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.16%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.16%) SPSS
11 1 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.48%) ContrOCC
3 2 (0.32%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 167 (26.98%) Power Platform
2 130 (21.00%) Azure
3 102 (16.48%) AWS
4 36 (5.82%) Serverless
5 34 (5.49%) GCP
6 33 (5.33%) AWS Lambda
7 18 (2.91%) PowerApps
8 17 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (2.58%) Azure Functions
10 15 (2.42%) Amazon S3
11 13 (2.10%) Azure Data Factory
11 13 (2.10%) Google Analytics
12 10 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (1.29%) PaaS
13 8 (1.29%) SaaS
14 7 (1.13%) Office 365
15 6 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.97%) GitHub
16 5 (0.81%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.13%) DNS
2 6 (0.97%) HTTP
3 4 (0.65%) DHCP
3 4 (0.65%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.65%) Internet
4 3 (0.48%) Skype
4 3 (0.48%) SSL
4 3 (0.48%) Wireless
5 2 (0.32%) VoIP
6 1 (0.16%) Intranet
6 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.16%) LAN
6 1 (0.16%) Link 16
6 1 (0.16%) Network Security
6 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.16%) WAN
6 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (26.98%) Power BI
2 73 (11.79%) SQL Server
3 71 (11.47%) Data Warehouse
4 64 (10.34%) Big Data
5 53 (8.56%) Hadoop
6 39 (6.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (5.98%) QlikView
8 32 (5.17%) Spotfire
9 29 (4.68%) MongoDB
9 29 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (4.52%) Data Lake
11 26 (4.20%) Data Mining
12 25 (4.04%) Relational Database
13 23 (3.72%) Qlik Sense
14 22 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
14 22 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
15 20 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
15 20 (3.23%) NoSQL
16 14 (2.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 34 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 22 (3.55%) Jenkins
3 19 (3.07%) JIRA
4 10 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (0.81%) ERwin
5 5 (0.81%) PostCSS
6 4 (0.65%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.65%) Maven
6 4 (0.65%) RStudio
6 4 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.65%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.48%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.48%) webpack
8 2 (0.32%) Ant
8 2 (0.32%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.32%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.32%) GitLab
8 2 (0.32%) Gradle
8 2 (0.32%) MSI
8 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 146 (23.59%) Finance
2 63 (10.18%) Public Sector
3 45 (7.27%) Banking
4 39 (6.30%) Marketing
5 28 (4.52%) Legal
6 27 (4.36%) Front Office
7 15 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.42%) Publishing
8 14 (2.26%) Law
8 14 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (2.10%) Electronics
9 13 (2.10%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.94%) Retail
11 7 (1.13%) Games
12 5 (0.81%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.81%) Local Government
13 4 (0.65%) Back Office
14 3 (0.48%) Billing
14 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.48%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 215 (34.73%) Developer
2 105 (16.96%) Analyst
3 65 (10.50%) Data Analyst
4 55 (8.89%) Data Engineer
5 54 (8.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 44 (7.11%) Data Scientist
7 41 (6.62%) Architect
7 41 (6.62%) Power BI Developer
8 33 (5.33%) Data Architect
9 30 (4.85%) Designer
10 28 (4.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 27 (4.36%) React Developer
12 26 (4.20%) Business Analyst
12 26 (4.20%) Consultant
13 24 (3.88%) Senior Developer
14 20 (3.23%) Software Engineer
15 18 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
15 18 (2.91%) Python Developer
15 18 (2.91%) SQL Developer
16 16 (2.58%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.79%) React
2 55 (8.89%) AngularJS
2 55 (8.89%) Web Services
3 52 (8.40%) Node.js
4 35 (5.65%) CSS
5 34 (5.49%) D3.js
5 34 (5.49%) HTML
6 24 (3.88%) Pandas
7 23 (3.72%) REST
8 21 (3.39%) scikit-learn
9 19 (3.07%) .NET
9 19 (3.07%) Elastic Stack
10 17 (2.75%) PySpark
11 13 (2.10%) HTML5
11 13 (2.10%) Matplotlib
11 13 (2.10%) Shiny
12 12 (1.94%) Redux
12 12 (1.94%) Spring
12 12 (1.94%) TensorFlow
13 11 (1.78%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 113 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (8.40%) User Experience
3 40 (6.46%) Data Structures
4 33 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 30 (4.85%) Algorithms
6 19 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (2.91%) Fixed Income
8 17 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (2.26%) Hedge funds
9 14 (2.26%) Social Media
10 10 (1.62%) Graphic Design
11 9 (1.45%) Cloud Native
11 9 (1.45%) FMCG
12 7 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.13%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.13%) NHS
13 6 (0.97%) Taxonomies
14 5 (0.81%) CMDB
15 4 (0.65%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.62%) Android
1 10 (1.62%) Apple iOS
1 10 (1.62%) Windows
2 9 (1.45%) Linux
3 7 (1.13%) Unix
4 3 (0.48%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (42.65%) Data Visualisation
2 232 (37.48%) Business Intelligence
3 220 (35.54%) Analytics
4 198 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (24.07%) Data Modelling
6 119 (19.22%) Data Analysis
7 112 (18.09%) Data Science
8 93 (15.02%) ETL
9 72 (11.63%) Machine Learning
10 71 (11.47%) Decision-Making
11 60 (9.69%) DevOps
12 51 (8.24%) Statistics
13 48 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
13 48 (7.75%) Scrum
14 47 (7.59%) Data Management
15 46 (7.43%) Data Analytics
16 45 (7.27%) User Stories
17 44 (7.11%) Front End Development
17 44 (7.11%) Mathematics
18 37 (5.98%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 253 (40.87%) SQL
2 204 (32.96%) Python
3 76 (12.28%) JavaScript
3 76 (12.28%) R
4 68 (10.99%) Java
5 34 (5.49%) TypeScript
6 33 (5.33%) C#
7 30 (4.85%) VBA
8 29 (4.68%) T-SQL
9 21 (3.39%) Scala
10 16 (2.58%) C++
11 14 (2.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 8 (1.29%) ES6
13 7 (1.13%) C
13 7 (1.13%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.97%) IronPython
15 5 (0.81%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.81%) CQL
16 4 (0.65%) Go
17 3 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 54 (8.72%) SC Cleared
3 51 (8.24%) Degree
4 15 (2.42%) CISM
4 15 (2.42%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.78%) PhD
6 10 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.81%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.48%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.32%) ACCA
11 2 (0.32%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.32%) CIMA
12 1 (0.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.16%) CCSP
12 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.16%) CISSP
12 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.40%) Data Quality
2 15 (2.42%) COBIT
3 11 (1.78%) QA
4 7 (1.13%) GDPR
5 2 (0.32%) PMO
5 2 (0.32%) WCAG
6 1 (0.16%) CDISC
6 1 (0.16%) Good Clinical Practice
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 12 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.78%) Docker
3 5 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.16%) HDFS
5 1 (0.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 38 (6.14%) Kubernetes
2 19 (3.07%) Kibana
3 18 (2.91%) logstash
4 12 (1.94%) Terraform
5 9 (1.45%) SCCM
6 8 (1.29%) Ansible
6 8 (1.29%) Grafana
7 3 (0.48%) Oozie
8 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.32%) SCOM
8 2 (0.32%) WSUS
9 1 (0.16%) Ambari
9 1 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.16%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.16%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 120 (19.39%) Tableau
2 75 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 36 (5.82%) Oracle
4 35 (5.65%) Google
5 27 (4.36%) Databricks
6 24 (3.88%) Alteryx
7 22 (3.55%) SAP
8 18 (2.91%) Teradata
9 15 (2.42%) Talend
10 13 (2.10%) Informatica
11 12 (1.94%) Adobe
12 8 (1.29%) Cloudera
13 7 (1.13%) IBM
13 7 (1.13%) MicroStrategy
14 6 (0.97%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.97%) TIBCO
15 5 (0.81%) Hortonworks
15 5 (0.81%) Sybase
16 4 (0.65%) Cognos
16 4 (0.65%) MapR