The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Scientist in their job title over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 177 193 193
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 14 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
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£575 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £285 -
% change year-on-year
+49.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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
4829 5697 5410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.46% 92.98% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 4060 4032
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 92 109
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Scientist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 26 March 2015.

Data Scientist Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Data Scientist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Scientist in their job title.

1 13 (56.52%) Big Data
2 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (39.13%) R
3 9 (39.13%) Python
4 8 (34.78%) Statistics
4 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
4 8 (34.78%) Hadoop
5 6 (26.09%) Credit Risk
5 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
5 6 (26.09%) User Experience
5 6 (26.09%) Cloudera
5 6 (26.09%) Analytics
5 6 (26.09%) C++
6 4 (17.39%) QlikView
6 4 (17.39%) Machine Learning
7 3 (13.04%) Apache Pig
7 3 (13.04%) Tableau
7 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
7 3 (13.04%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.70%) Econometrics
8 2 (8.70%) Java
8 2 (8.70%) PhD
8 2 (8.70%) Data Management
8 2 (8.70%) Back Office

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Data Scientist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Scientist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Big Data
2 8 (34.78%) Hadoop
3 4 (17.39%) QlikView
4 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) HBase
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (34.78%) Statistics
3 6 (26.09%) Credit Risk
3 6 (26.09%) User Experience
4 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
4 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.35%) Neural Network
6 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.35%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
2 6 (26.09%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Machine Learning
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Econometrics
5 2 (8.70%) Data Management
5 2 (8.70%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) MapReduce
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Master Data Management
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Data Virtualisation
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (4.35%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) R
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PhD
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Cloudera
2 3 (13.04%) Tableau
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Teradata
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