The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 529 535 513
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 50 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.038% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.041% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 8
Average daily rate
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£513 £550 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £403 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £775 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £285 -
% change year-on-year
+92.98% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Data Scientist
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Scientist
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Data Scientist Daily Rate Trend in England

Data Scientist
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Data Scientist Daily Rate Histogram in England

Data Scientist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Scientist across the England region.

Data Scientist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Data Scientist
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 Data Scientist within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 +15 38 £500 -9.09% 35
South East - 8 £650 - 7
West Midlands - 3 £275 - 2
East of England - 1 £550 - 5
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 61 (56.48%) Python
2 58 (53.70%) R
3 50 (46.30%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (45.37%) Analytics
5 48 (44.44%) Hadoop
6 41 (37.96%) Big Data
7 39 (36.11%) SQL
8 32 (29.63%) Data Analysis
9 28 (25.93%) Statistics
9 28 (25.93%) SAS
10 26 (24.07%) Mathematics
11 25 (23.15%) PhD
12 24 (22.22%) Finance
12 24 (22.22%) Visualisation
13 21 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (15.74%) Machine Learning
15 16 (14.81%) Computer Science
16 15 (13.89%) Degree
16 15 (13.89%) Tableau
17 14 (12.96%) Algorithms
17 14 (12.96%) Java
17 14 (12.96%) MATLAB
18 13 (12.04%) Data Mining
18 13 (12.04%) Marketing
18 13 (12.04%) Retail
19 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (11.11%) Apache Hive
20 11 (10.19%) Predictive Modelling
20 11 (10.19%) Physics
20 11 (10.19%) Open Source

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 28 (25.93%) SAS
2 9 (8.33%) Apache Pig
3 7 (6.48%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) SPSS
2 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) Internet
2 4 (3.70%) Broadband
3 1 (0.93%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 41 (37.96%) Big Data
3 13 (12.04%) Data Mining
4 12 (11.11%) Apache Hive
5 9 (8.33%) QlikView
6 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.63%) HBase
8 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (2.78%) Text Mining
10 2 (1.85%) OLAP
10 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.85%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.85%) Data Mart
10 2 (1.85%) OLAP Cube
General
1 24 (22.22%) Finance
2 13 (12.04%) Marketing
2 13 (12.04%) Retail
3 11 (10.19%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.63%) Banking
5 4 (3.70%) Back Office
5 4 (3.70%) Games
5 4 (3.70%) Law
5 4 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) Middleware
1 4 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (1.85%) HTML
2 2 (1.85%) SciPy
2 2 (1.85%) NumPy
3 1 (0.93%) Kafka
3 1 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.93%) Symfony
3 1 (0.93%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (46.30%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (25.93%) Statistics
3 26 (24.07%) Mathematics
4 24 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 16 (14.81%) Computer Science
6 14 (12.96%) Algorithms
7 11 (10.19%) Physics
7 11 (10.19%) Open Source
8 7 (6.48%) Credit Risk
9 5 (4.63%) User Experience
9 5 (4.63%) Social Media
10 4 (3.70%) Neural Network
10 4 (3.70%) Economics
11 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.93%) Health Informatics
12 1 (0.93%) Xbox
12 1 (0.93%) Informatics
12 1 (0.93%) Applied Mathematics
12 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.37%) Analytics
2 32 (29.63%) Data Analysis
3 21 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (15.74%) Machine Learning
5 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.19%) Predictive Modelling
7 10 (9.26%) Statistical Modelling
8 9 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 8 (7.41%) Statistical Analysis
9 8 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.48%) MapReduce
10 7 (6.48%) Logistic Regression
10 7 (6.48%) ETL
11 6 (5.56%) Data Architecture
11 6 (5.56%) Predictive Analytics
11 6 (5.56%) Regression Analysis
12 5 (4.63%) Linear Regression
12 5 (4.63%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.70%) Network Planning
13 4 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 61 (56.48%) Python
2 58 (53.70%) R
3 39 (36.11%) SQL
4 14 (12.96%) Java
4 14 (12.96%) MATLAB
5 9 (8.33%) C++
6 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.70%) Scala
7 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) Go
Qualifications
1 25 (23.15%) PhD
2 15 (13.89%) Degree
3 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) HDFS
2 1 (0.93%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) OPNET
2 2 (1.85%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Tableau
2 8 (7.41%) Cloudera
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle
4 4 (3.70%) Cognos
4 4 (3.70%) Teradata
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.85%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) MapR
6 1 (0.93%) Vertica
6 1 (0.93%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) Netezza
6 1 (0.93%) Cerner
6 1 (0.93%) Informatica
6 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
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