The table below looks at the statistics for Cluster Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cluster Analysis over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cluster Analysis
Rank 584 547 549
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +2
Contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis 2 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.017% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.022% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
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£463 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £313 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Cluster Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cluster Analysis across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cluster Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cluster Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis across the England region.

Cluster Analysis Daily Rate Trend in England

Cluster Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cluster Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Cluster Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cluster Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cluster Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 2 £463 -19.56% 17
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Cluster Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cluster Analysis also 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 that cited Cluster Analysis.

1 16 (88.89%) Analytics
2 13 (72.22%) Python
3 12 (66.67%) R
3 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (61.11%) Data Analysis
4 11 (61.11%) Data Mining
5 9 (50.00%) Google
5 9 (50.00%) Google Analytics
5 9 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (44.44%) Visualisation
6 8 (44.44%) Statistics
6 8 (44.44%) Tableau
6 8 (44.44%) C
6 8 (44.44%) C++
6 8 (44.44%) Java
6 8 (44.44%) SEO
7 7 (38.89%) Data Security
7 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (38.89%) Publishing
7 7 (38.89%) Ruby
7 7 (38.89%) Open Source
7 7 (38.89%) Multivariate Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
8 5 (27.78%) Apache Hive
8 5 (27.78%) Big Data
8 5 (27.78%) Banking
8 5 (27.78%) MapReduce
9 4 (22.22%) Machine Learning
9 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
9 4 (22.22%) Pandas

Cluster Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cluster Analysis also 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 that cited Cluster Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SAS
1 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (22.22%) SPSS
3 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Data Mining
2 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
2 5 (27.78%) Apache Hive
2 5 (27.78%) Big Data
3 4 (22.22%) HBase
3 4 (22.22%) Text Mining
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (38.89%) Publishing
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Data Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Big Data Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.56%) Quantitative Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) NumPy
1 4 (22.22%) Matplotlib
1 4 (22.22%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (44.44%) Statistics
2 8 (44.44%) Visualisation
3 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Analytics
2 11 (61.11%) Data Analysis
3 8 (44.44%) SEO
4 7 (38.89%) Data Security
4 7 (38.89%) Multivariate Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) MapReduce
6 4 (22.22%) Machine Learning
6 4 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (16.67%) Risk Analytics
7 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) CHAID
7 3 (16.67%) Logistic Regression
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) Linear Regression
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Demand Forecasting
8 1 (5.56%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Python
2 12 (66.67%) R
3 8 (44.44%) C
3 8 (44.44%) C++
3 8 (44.44%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Ruby
5 3 (16.67%) Fortran
5 3 (16.67%) VB
5 3 (16.67%) VBA
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Postgraduate
1 1 (5.56%) PhD
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Google
2 8 (44.44%) Tableau
3 3 (16.67%) Cloudera
4 1 (5.56%) Teradata