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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Visualisation
UK
Rank 221 255 268
Rank change year-on-year +34 +13  
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 522 501 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 0.94% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.14% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 323 288
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £678 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -5.71% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 2
Median hourly rate £42.48 £44.75 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% +75.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.89 £19.99 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.97 £53.75 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £44.96 £25.50
% change year-on-year -5.51% +76.29%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Visualisation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualisation in the UK

Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualisation in the UK

Visualisation
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 500 £450 - 163
London +18 279 £475 +5.55% 86
South East +60 91 £450 +11.66% 21
Yorkshire +18 41 £388 -38.00% 7
City of London -3 39 £443 -11.50% 23
North West +27 30 £425 -20.93% 12
Berkshire +38 26 £425 -5.55% 3
West Midlands +26 22 £350 -30.00% 4
South Yorkshire +7 21 £445 -42.58% 1
Hampshire +23 20 £475 +75.92% 1
West Sussex +17 19 £465 +3.33% 2
Sheffield +4 17 £408 -47.41% 1
West Yorkshire +1 15 £450 - 5
Manchester +20 14 £425 +21.42% 8
Leeds +3 13 £450 - 4
South West -23 13 £421 +3.82% 14
Scotland +23 12 £365 -8.23% 5
Cheshire +29 11 £385 -38.40% 1
Bracknell +8 11 £450 -10.00%
Worthing +21 10 £625 +38.88% 1
Surrey +19 10 £525 +93.24% 5
East of England -5 9 £490 +22.50% 11
Edinburgh +18 8 £465 +50.60% 4
Farnborough - 8 £700 -
Reading +22 7 £425 +21.42% 1
East Midlands 0 7 £310 -31.11% 3
East Sussex - 7 £330 - 3
Brighton - 7 £330 - 3
Birmingham +2 6 £413 +50.00% 2
North East -24 6 £290 -55.38% 3

Visualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 503 (46.75%) Data Visualisation
2 329 (30.58%) SQL
3 301 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
4 298 (27.70%) Analytics
5 285 (26.49%) Business Intelligence
6 278 (25.84%) Finance
7 256 (23.79%) JavaScript
7 256 (23.79%) Tableau
8 224 (20.82%) HTML
9 214 (19.89%) Python
10 199 (18.49%) CSS
11 176 (16.36%) SQL Server
11 176 (16.36%) Big Data
12 173 (16.08%) QlikView
13 145 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
14 144 (13.38%) Data Modelling
15 140 (13.01%) Git (software)
16 139 (12.92%) Java
17 136 (12.64%) Data Analysis
18 135 (12.55%) ETL
19 131 (12.17%) Linux
19 131 (12.17%) R
20 128 (11.90%) Web Development
20 128 (11.90%) Degree
21 126 (11.71%) Microsoft
21 126 (11.71%) User Experience
21 126 (11.71%) Relational Database
22 123 (11.43%) D3.js
23 120 (11.15%) Scrum
24 116 (10.78%) Data Warehouse

Visualisation
Top Related 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 71 (6.60%) Apache Spark
2 54 (5.02%) SAS
3 45 (4.18%) Apache Pig
4 25 (2.32%) Apache
5 21 (1.95%) CMS
6 20 (1.86%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.39%) Apache Solr
8 14 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (1.02%) Drupal
10 8 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.74%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.65%) Confluence
11 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.65%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
11 7 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 90 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 28 (2.60%) MS Office
3 28 (2.60%) Photoshop
4 24 (2.23%) SPSS
5 20 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
6 19 (1.77%) MS Visio
7 16 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (1.30%) MS Project
9 10 (0.93%) AutoCAD
9 10 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (0.74%) Flinto
11 5 (0.46%) 3ds Max
11 5 (0.46%) Weka
12 3 (0.28%) GIMP
12 3 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.19%) CATIA
13 2 (0.19%) LaTeX
13 2 (0.19%) PTC Creo
13 2 (0.19%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.37%) HFM
3 4 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.37%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.19%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.19%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.093%) FastStats
6 1 (0.093%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.093%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.093%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.23%) Google Analytics
4 19 (1.77%) GitHub
5 18 (1.67%) Office 365
6 11 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
7 9 (0.84%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.65%) SaaS
9 3 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.28%) PaaS
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.19%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 2 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (10.32%) HTTP
2 8 (0.74%) DHCP
2 8 (0.74%) DNS
2 8 (0.74%) Skype
3 7 (0.65%) LDAP
4 6 (0.56%) Network Security
5 5 (0.46%) Firewall
6 4 (0.37%) snoop
7 3 (0.28%) FTP
7 3 (0.28%) Internet
7 3 (0.28%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.19%) DSL
8 2 (0.19%) LAN
8 2 (0.19%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.19%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 2 (0.19%) SAN
8 2 (0.19%) WAN
9 1 (0.093%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.093%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.093%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (16.36%) Big Data
1 176 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 173 (16.08%) QlikView
3 126 (11.71%) Relational Database
4 116 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
4 116 (10.78%) Hadoop
5 99 (9.20%) Power BI
6 77 (7.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 71 (6.60%) Apache Hive
8 68 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 57 (5.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 55 (5.11%) NoSQL
11 54 (5.02%) Data Mining
12 38 (3.53%) Qlik Sense
13 36 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
14 31 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
15 30 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
16 28 (2.60%) MySQL
17 27 (2.51%) MongoDB
17 27 (2.51%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 140 (13.01%) Git (software)
2 59 (5.48%) Subversion
3 46 (4.28%) JIRA
4 34 (3.16%) Bitbucket
5 29 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 22 (2.04%) Selenium
7 17 (1.58%) Maven
8 13 (1.21%) Ant
8 13 (1.21%) Gradle
9 12 (1.12%) Apache Ivy
9 12 (1.12%) eggPlant
9 12 (1.12%) JMeter
9 12 (1.12%) JUnit
9 12 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
9 12 (1.12%) WebDriver
10 11 (1.02%) Mocha
11 10 (0.93%) Grunt
11 10 (0.93%) Jasmine
12 9 (0.84%) Axure RP
13 8 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 278 (25.84%) Finance
2 97 (9.01%) Banking
3 77 (7.16%) Marketing
4 63 (5.86%) Retail
5 32 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.32%) Front Office
7 20 (1.86%) Retail Banking
8 19 (1.77%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.58%) Legal
10 16 (1.49%) Advertising
10 16 (1.49%) Publishing
11 15 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
12 12 (1.12%) Automotive
13 6 (0.56%) Electronics
13 6 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.56%) Games
14 4 (0.37%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.28%) Back Office
15 3 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 466 (43.31%) Developer
2 160 (14.87%) Analyst
3 103 (9.57%) Designer
4 96 (8.92%) Consultant
5 78 (7.25%) Architect
6 76 (7.06%) Data Analyst
7 56 (5.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 55 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 52 (4.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 49 (4.55%) Data Scientist
11 45 (4.18%) UX Designer
12 44 (4.09%) Scala Developer
13 43 (4.00%) UI Developer
14 41 (3.81%) Data Architect
14 41 (3.81%) Senior Developer
15 40 (3.72%) UI Designer
16 39 (3.62%) Angular Developer
17 38 (3.53%) Tableau Developer
18 37 (3.44%) Java Developer
19 35 (3.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (20.82%) HTML
2 199 (18.49%) CSS
3 123 (11.43%) D3.js
4 94 (8.74%) AngularJS
5 73 (6.78%) HTML5
6 55 (5.11%) jQuery
7 49 (4.55%) REST
8 44 (4.09%) React
9 43 (4.00%) .NET
10 39 (3.62%) Node.js
11 38 (3.53%) XML
12 37 (3.44%) CSS3
13 35 (3.25%) Web Services
14 31 (2.88%) Material Design
15 26 (2.42%) RESTful
16 24 (2.23%) JSON
16 24 (2.23%) Redux
17 22 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (1.67%) Kafka
18 18 (1.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 145 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (11.71%) User Experience
3 64 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 58 (5.39%) Algorithms
5 39 (3.62%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.51%) Fintech
7 17 (1.58%) Data Structures
8 16 (1.49%) Social Media
9 14 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.21%) Grid Computing
11 11 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.84%) Blackberry
12 9 (0.84%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.74%) Credit Risk
13 8 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (0.74%) FMCG
13 8 (0.74%) Replication
14 7 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.65%) Graphic Design
15 6 (0.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 131 (12.17%) Linux
2 100 (9.29%) Unix
3 75 (6.97%) Mac OS X
4 38 (3.53%) Windows
5 13 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.02%) Android
7 8 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.37%) CentOS
8 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.37%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.19%) webOS
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (46.75%) Data Visualisation
2 301 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (27.70%) Analytics
4 285 (26.49%) Business Intelligence
5 144 (13.38%) Data Modelling
6 136 (12.64%) Data Analysis
7 135 (12.55%) ETL
8 128 (11.90%) Web Development
9 120 (11.15%) Scrum
10 95 (8.83%) Responsive Web Design
10 95 (8.83%) Web Design
11 91 (8.46%) Configuration Management
11 91 (8.46%) Data Analytics
12 89 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 78 (7.25%) Front End Development
13 78 (7.25%) Statistics
14 72 (6.69%) Data Management
15 65 (6.04%) TDD
16 61 (5.67%) Dashboard Development
17 60 (5.58%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 329 (30.58%) SQL
2 256 (23.79%) JavaScript
3 214 (19.89%) Python
4 139 (12.92%) Java
5 131 (12.17%) R
6 104 (9.67%) Scala
7 57 (5.30%) T-SQL
8 51 (4.74%) C#
8 51 (4.74%) Ruby
9 46 (4.28%) VBA
10 39 (3.62%) C++
11 26 (2.42%) PHP
12 24 (2.23%) PL/SQL
13 22 (2.04%) MATLAB
13 22 (2.04%) Perl
14 21 (1.95%) Shell Script
15 19 (1.77%) ES6
16 18 (1.67%) TypeScript
17 13 (1.21%) Groovy
18 7 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 128 (11.90%) Degree
2 68 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.58%) PhD
5 14 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.93%) BC Cleared
7 9 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.84%) CCA
8 8 (0.74%) PMP
9 7 (0.65%) MCSE
9 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.37%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.37%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.28%) CCNA
11 3 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.19%) CCNP
12 2 (0.19%) CFA
12 2 (0.19%) ISEB
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.93%) Data Quality
2 26 (2.42%) QA
3 19 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.37%) WCAG
5 3 (0.28%) IFRS
5 3 (0.28%) IFRS 9
5 3 (0.28%) PMO
5 3 (0.28%) SLA
6 1 (0.093%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.093%) BS7666
6 1 (0.093%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.093%) MiFID
6 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (1.58%) HDFS
2 14 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.21%) Docker
4 10 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.74%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.19%) XenApp
8 1 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.093%) KVM
8 1 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.093%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (2.04%) Kibana
2 11 (1.02%) Puppet
3 10 (0.93%) Oozie
4 8 (0.74%) Ansible
5 6 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.37%) Ambari
6 4 (0.37%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.37%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.28%) Grafana
7 3 (0.28%) Graphite
7 3 (0.28%) logstash
7 3 (0.28%) Mesos
7 3 (0.28%) StatsD
8 2 (0.19%) Control-M
8 2 (0.19%) Marathon
8 2 (0.19%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.19%) SCCM
9 1 (0.093%) Nagios
9 1 (0.093%) OPNET
Vendors
1 256 (23.79%) Tableau
2 126 (11.71%) Microsoft
3 82 (7.62%) Oracle
4 65 (6.04%) Adobe
5 45 (4.18%) Google
6 30 (2.79%) MicroStrategy
7 29 (2.70%) Cloudera
8 27 (2.51%) Splunk
9 23 (2.14%) Cognos
9 23 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (2.04%) SAP
10 22 (2.04%) Teradata
11 19 (1.77%) Hortonworks
12 17 (1.58%) IBM
13 15 (1.39%) Sitecore
14 12 (1.12%) Talend
15 11 (1.02%) Alteryx
16 10 (0.93%) Cisco
17 9 (0.84%) Cadence
17 9 (0.84%) Netezza
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
james joseph associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £150 - £151 per annum + may be flexible for right candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Intelligence
Posted: 11 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago