Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 147 163 196
Rank change year-on-year +16 +33 +23
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 666 1,368 1,504
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.83% 1.67% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.94% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 911 1,002
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £306 £325 £319
90th Percentile £660 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +1.31% +3.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 14
Median hourly rate £34.25 £22.33 £24.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.38% -9.96% +24.00%
10th Percentile £16.98 £18.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £54.88 £47.50 £55.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +58.54% -18.00% +25.00%

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 31,349 70,438 90,521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.93% 86.13% 87.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,596 45,984 59,914
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £296 £290 £300
90th Percentile £656 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,192 2,283 2,364
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.37% +7.95% -3.72%
10th Percentile £12.39 £12.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.25
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +9.76% -10.87%

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 29 November 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 29 November 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 29 November 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 +21 574 £475 - 197
London +8 367 £500 - 88
UK excluding London +46 216 £444 +1.31% 122
Work from Home -26 152 £475 -11.17% 42
North of England +65 47 £425 +6.25% 27
Scotland +65 40 £450 +12.50% 13
South West +56 35 £456 -3.95% 14
East of England +20 32 £500 +17.65% 20
North West +50 31 £425 +6.25% 12
South East +30 30 £408 -18.50% 27
Midlands +60 25 £430 +1.18% 18
West Midlands +46 19 £435 +2.35% 7
Yorkshire +39 15 £438 +16.67% 10
East Midlands +39 6 £350 -22.22% 11
Wales +34 6 £225 -51.35% 2
North East +36 1 £400 -3.61% 5
Northern Ireland +13 1 £128 -78.75% 1

For the 6 months to 29 November 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.

1 268 (40.24%) Data Visualisation
2 252 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
3 243 (36.49%) SQL
4 226 (33.93%) Python
5 209 (31.38%) Analytics
6 173 (25.98%) Power Platform
7 171 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
8 169 (25.38%) Power BI
9 160 (24.02%) Azure
10 147 (22.07%) Data Modelling
10 147 (22.07%) Data Science
11 130 (19.52%) Finance
12 125 (18.77%) Tableau
13 118 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
14 110 (16.52%) Data Analysis
15 104 (15.62%) Machine Learning
16 97 (14.56%) AWS
17 89 (13.36%) ETL
18 88 (13.21%) Public Sector
19 85 (12.76%) Security Cleared
20 82 (12.31%) R
21 81 (12.16%) Microsoft
22 77 (11.56%) Data Analytics
23 76 (11.41%) DevOps
24 74 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
25 65 (9.76%) Big Data
26 64 (9.61%) Apache Spark
27 61 (9.16%) SQL Server
27 61 (9.16%) SC Cleared
28 59 (8.86%) Java

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 64 (9.61%) Apache Spark
2 28 (4.20%) SAS
3 22 (3.30%) Apache
4 18 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (2.25%) Confluence
7 10 (1.50%) Jupyter
8 9 (1.35%) ArcGIS
9 8 (1.20%) Apache Pig
10 7 (1.05%) nginx
11 6 (0.90%) Apache Airflow
12 5 (0.75%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.60%) Gunicorn
14 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.30%) CMS
15 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
15 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 57 (8.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.35%) Sketch
5 8 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (0.90%) Gephi
8 5 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.75%) Figma
8 5 (0.75%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.60%) Zeplin
10 3 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.45%) Simulink
11 2 (0.30%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.15%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.15%) InDesign
12 1 (0.15%) InVision
12 1 (0.15%) Maya
12 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.30%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.15%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.15%) HealthRoster
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 173 (25.98%) Power Platform
2 160 (24.02%) Azure
3 97 (14.56%) AWS
4 27 (4.05%) GCP
5 19 (2.85%) GitHub
6 18 (2.70%) Serverless
7 17 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
8 16 (2.40%) PowerApps
9 15 (2.25%) Azure Functions
10 13 (1.95%) Amazon EKS
10 13 (1.95%) Google Analytics
11 12 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (1.65%) Slack
13 10 (1.50%) Logic Apps
14 9 (1.35%) Amazon S3
14 9 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (1.35%) PaaS
14 9 (1.35%) SaaS
15 8 (1.20%) Azure Stack
15 8 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.90%) Internet
2 5 (0.75%) DNS
3 4 (0.60%) DHCP
3 4 (0.60%) SSL
3 4 (0.60%) Wireless
4 3 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (0.45%) Firewall
4 3 (0.45%) HTTP
4 3 (0.45%) Intranet
4 3 (0.45%) SAN
4 3 (0.45%) Skype
5 2 (0.30%) 2G
5 2 (0.30%) 3G
5 2 (0.30%) 4G
5 2 (0.30%) 5G
5 2 (0.30%) Broadband
5 2 (0.30%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.30%) VoIP
5 2 (0.30%) X.21
6 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (25.38%) Power BI
2 125 (18.77%) Tableau
3 74 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 65 (9.76%) Big Data
5 61 (9.16%) SQL Server
6 42 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (5.71%) Hadoop
8 33 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (4.35%) Data Lake
10 27 (4.05%) Relational Database
10 27 (4.05%) Spotfire
11 23 (3.45%) Apache Hive
12 20 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
12 20 (3.00%) MongoDB
12 20 (3.00%) QlikView
13 18 (2.70%) Data Mining
14 17 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (2.40%) Geospatial Data
15 16 (2.40%) NoSQL
16 15 (2.25%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 33 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.20%) Jenkins
3 22 (3.30%) JIRA
4 14 (2.10%) Artifactory
4 14 (2.10%) GitLab
5 10 (1.50%) Maven
6 8 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.75%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.60%) fastlane
8 4 (0.60%) JMeter
8 4 (0.60%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.60%) Mockito
8 4 (0.60%) NeoLoad
8 4 (0.60%) RStudio
8 4 (0.60%) Zephyr
9 3 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.45%) Subversion
9 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.30%) Gradle
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 130 (19.52%) Finance
2 88 (13.21%) Public Sector
3 47 (7.06%) Marketing
4 41 (6.16%) Banking
5 31 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 29 (4.35%) Manufacturing
7 25 (3.75%) Electronics
8 13 (1.95%) Law
9 12 (1.80%) Publishing
10 11 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (1.65%) Retail
11 8 (1.20%) Investment Banking
12 7 (1.05%) Front Office
13 6 (0.90%) Advertising
14 5 (0.75%) German Language
14 5 (0.75%) Legal
15 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.30%) Back Office
16 2 (0.30%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 180 (27.03%) Developer
2 112 (16.82%) Analyst
3 72 (10.81%) Data Scientist
4 66 (9.91%) Architect
5 61 (9.16%) Data Analyst
6 50 (7.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 43 (6.46%) Consultant
8 39 (5.86%) Data Engineer
9 37 (5.56%) Power BI Developer
10 28 (4.20%) Business Analyst
10 28 (4.20%) Data Architect
11 24 (3.60%) Designer
12 23 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 16 (2.40%) DevOps Engineer
14 15 (2.25%) Azure Developer
14 15 (2.25%) Tableau Developer
15 14 (2.10%) Data Business Analyst
15 14 (2.10%) Python Developer
15 14 (2.10%) SQL Developer
16 13 (1.95%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (6.46%) React
2 40 (6.01%) AngularJS
3 35 (5.26%) Node.js
4 34 (5.11%) CSS
5 33 (4.95%) HTML
6 31 (4.65%) .NET
7 30 (4.50%) D3.js
8 29 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
9 28 (4.20%) Pandas
10 27 (4.05%) scikit-learn
11 26 (3.90%) Web Services
12 24 (3.60%) Kafka
13 16 (2.40%) NumPy
13 16 (2.40%) XML
14 15 (2.25%) TensorFlow
15 14 (2.10%) JSON
15 14 (2.10%) PyTorch
15 14 (2.10%) Shiny
16 13 (1.95%) HTML5
16 13 (1.95%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 118 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (7.51%) User Experience
3 39 (5.86%) Algorithms
4 28 (4.20%) Data Structures
5 22 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.55%) Social Media
7 15 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (1.95%) NHS
9 10 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.20%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.20%) Clustering
10 8 (1.20%) Graphic Design
11 7 (1.05%) Lidar
11 7 (1.05%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.90%) FMCG
13 5 (0.75%) CMDB
13 5 (0.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 5 (0.75%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.16%) Linux
2 19 (2.85%) Windows
3 15 (2.25%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.65%) Android
5 10 (1.50%) Unix
6 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.90%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (40.24%) Data Visualisation
2 252 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
3 209 (31.38%) Analytics
4 171 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (22.07%) Data Modelling
5 147 (22.07%) Data Science
6 110 (16.52%) Data Analysis
7 104 (15.62%) Machine Learning
8 89 (13.36%) ETL
9 77 (11.56%) Data Analytics
10 76 (11.41%) DevOps
11 57 (8.56%) Decision-Making
12 53 (7.96%) Scrum
13 48 (7.21%) Problem-Solving
14 46 (6.91%) Mathematics
15 44 (6.61%) Data Engineering
16 39 (5.86%) Open Source
16 39 (5.86%) Requirements Gathering
16 39 (5.86%) User Stories
17 37 (5.56%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 243 (36.49%) SQL
2 226 (33.93%) Python
3 82 (12.31%) R
4 59 (8.86%) Java
5 58 (8.71%) JavaScript
6 37 (5.56%) Scala
7 24 (3.60%) C#
8 23 (3.45%) TypeScript
9 21 (3.15%) VBA
10 20 (3.00%) Bash Shell
11 17 (2.55%) C++
11 17 (2.55%) Perl
12 13 (1.95%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 10 (1.50%) MATLAB
15 9 (1.35%) C
15 9 (1.35%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.90%) Go
17 5 (0.75%) VB
18 4 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (12.76%) Security Cleared
2 61 (9.16%) SC Cleared
3 54 (8.11%) Degree
4 25 (3.75%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.10%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (1.95%) TOGAF Certification
7 12 (1.80%) PhD
8 11 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (1.20%) Master's Degree
10 7 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.60%) CEH
11 4 (0.60%) CREST Certified
11 4 (0.60%) GIAC
11 4 (0.60%) OSCP
12 3 (0.45%) ISEB
12 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.45%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.30%) CCNA
13 2 (0.30%) CCNP
13 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.11%) Data Quality
2 17 (2.55%) QA
3 3 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.30%) COSO
4 2 (0.30%) GDPR
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.30%) NIST
4 2 (0.30%) WCAG
5 1 (0.15%) CDISC
5 1 (0.15%) Good Clinical Practice
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 30 (4.50%) Docker
2 9 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.35%) HDFS
2 9 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.45%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.15%) NFS
5 1 (0.15%) Samba
5 1 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (6.31%) Kubernetes
2 34 (5.11%) Kibana
3 29 (4.35%) logstash
4 26 (3.90%) Grafana
5 21 (3.15%) Ansible
6 20 (3.00%) Prometheus
7 19 (2.85%) Terraform
8 13 (1.95%) Consul
8 13 (1.95%) Istio
8 13 (1.95%) Rancher
9 11 (1.65%) Fluentd
10 8 (1.20%) SCCM
11 3 (0.45%) Avamar
11 3 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.45%) Icinga
11 3 (0.45%) PowerCLI
11 3 (0.45%) Puppet
11 3 (0.45%) SCOM
12 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 81 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 42 (6.31%) SAP
3 41 (6.16%) Oracle
4 31 (4.65%) Splunk
5 30 (4.50%) Google
6 28 (4.20%) Databricks
7 17 (2.55%) Adobe
7 17 (2.55%) Talend
8 16 (2.40%) AppDynamics
9 15 (2.25%) Alteryx
9 15 (2.25%) Informatica
10 13 (1.95%) TIBCO
11 10 (1.50%) Ab Initio
12 9 (1.35%) Teradata
12 9 (1.35%) VMware
13 8 (1.20%) MuleSoft
14 7 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.90%) ServiceNow
15 6 (0.90%) Sparx
16 5 (0.75%) New Relic