The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 170 180 204
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Median daily rate £550 £450 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £418 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £575 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £513 £305
% change year-on-year
-29.75% +68.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - -
Data Scientist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3267 4408 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.21% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 3473 4019
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Data Scientist in the job title.

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Scientist
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Scientist across the City of London region.

Data Scientist Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Scientist
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Data Scientist Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Data Scientist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Analytics
2 6 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 5 (35.71%) Big Data
3 5 (35.71%) Apache Spark
3 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
3 5 (35.71%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Scala
4 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Apache Hive
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) SAS
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Neural Network
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Linear Regression
6 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Tableau
6 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 2 (14.29%) R
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (35.71%) Apache Spark
2 3 (21.43%) SAS
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Big Data
2 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Hive
4 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (7.14%) HBase
5 1 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) Matplotlib
1 1 (7.14%) MLlib
1 1 (7.14%) Pandas
1 1 (7.14%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Neural Network
4 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.14%) Physics
4 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Analytics
2 6 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Data Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Linear Regression
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Logistic Regression
6 1 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Scala
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) R
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) Hortonworks
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago