The table below looks at the statistics for the Research 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 Research Scientist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research Scientist
Rank 199 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Research Scientist 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Research 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
5393 6811 7393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.87% 92.62% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3900 4986 5381
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 150 177
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £40.70 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Research Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Research Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Research 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 Research Scientist across the City of London region.

Research Scientist Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Research Scientist
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Research 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 Research Scientist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Text Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Research 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 Research Scientist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Text Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Scala