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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 545 541 525
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 53 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.057% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.062% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 8
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£500 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £340 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £625 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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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
47066 45217 40607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.73% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30236 28292 24162
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £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 1772 1811 1958
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +10 47 £500 - 34
South East - 3 £650 - 4
West Midlands - 2 £175 - 4
East of England - 1 £550 -
Data Scientist
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Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 63 (58.88%) Python
2 60 (56.07%) R
3 49 (45.79%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (43.93%) Analytics
5 46 (42.99%) Hadoop
6 42 (39.25%) SQL
7 39 (36.45%) Big Data
8 32 (29.91%) Data Analysis
9 31 (28.97%) SAS
10 29 (27.10%) Visualisation
11 28 (26.17%) Statistics
12 25 (23.36%) Mathematics
13 24 (22.43%) PhD
14 22 (20.56%) Finance
15 20 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (16.82%) Retail
16 18 (16.82%) Marketing
17 17 (15.89%) Computer Science
17 17 (15.89%) Data Mining
17 17 (15.89%) Machine Learning
18 16 (14.95%) Open Source
19 15 (14.02%) Degree
19 15 (14.02%) MATLAB
19 15 (14.02%) Tableau
20 14 (13.08%) Statistical Modelling
20 14 (13.08%) SPSS
21 13 (12.15%) Algorithms
22 12 (11.21%) Java
23 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
23 11 (10.28%) Telecoms

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 31 (28.97%) SAS
2 7 (6.54%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.61%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.80%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (13.08%) SPSS
2 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.87%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) Broadband
1 5 (4.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (42.99%) Hadoop
2 39 (36.45%) Big Data
3 17 (15.89%) Data Mining
4 10 (9.35%) Apache Hive
5 9 (8.41%) NoSQL
5 9 (8.41%) QlikView
6 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.74%) HBase
6 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.87%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.87%) Text Mining
8 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.87%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.87%) OLAP
8 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.87%) Base SAS
8 2 (1.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 22 (20.56%) Finance
2 18 (16.82%) Retail
2 18 (16.82%) Marketing
3 11 (10.28%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.74%) Games
4 4 (3.74%) Law
4 4 (3.74%) Back Office
5 3 (2.80%) Banking
5 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.87%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) Middleware
2 4 (3.74%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (2.80%) HTML
4 2 (1.87%) SciPy
4 2 (1.87%) NumPy
5 1 (0.93%) Kafka
5 1 (0.93%) CSS
5 1 (0.93%) Web Services
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 49 (45.79%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (27.10%) Visualisation
3 28 (26.17%) Statistics
4 25 (23.36%) Mathematics
5 17 (15.89%) Computer Science
6 13 (12.15%) Algorithms
7 11 (10.28%) Physics
8 6 (5.61%) Credit Risk
9 5 (4.67%) Social Media
9 5 (4.67%) Economics
9 5 (4.67%) User Experience
10 3 (2.80%) Neural Network
11 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.87%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.93%) Xbox
12 1 (0.93%) Health Informatics
12 1 (0.93%) Online Games
12 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.93%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.93%) Analytics
2 32 (29.91%) Data Analysis
3 20 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (15.89%) Machine Learning
5 16 (14.95%) Open Source
6 14 (13.08%) Statistical Modelling
7 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (9.35%) Data Modelling
9 9 (8.41%) Predictive Modelling
9 9 (8.41%) Statistical Analysis
10 7 (6.54%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.61%) Regression Analysis
11 6 (5.61%) Logistic Regression
11 6 (5.61%) Quantitative Analysis
11 6 (5.61%) ETL
12 5 (4.67%) Network Planning
12 5 (4.67%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (4.67%) Data Architecture
12 5 (4.67%) MapReduce
12 5 (4.67%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 63 (58.88%) Python
2 60 (56.07%) R
3 42 (39.25%) SQL
4 15 (14.02%) MATLAB
5 12 (11.21%) Java
6 8 (7.48%) C++
7 5 (4.67%) Scala
8 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.87%) Perl
11 1 (0.93%) Go
Qualifications
1 24 (22.43%) PhD
2 15 (14.02%) Degree
3 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
1 1 (0.93%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) HDFS
2 1 (0.93%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) OPNET
2 1 (0.93%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (14.02%) Tableau
2 7 (6.54%) Cloudera
3 3 (2.80%) Adobe
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle
3 3 (2.80%) Cognos
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.87%) Teradata
4 2 (1.87%) Google
5 1 (0.93%) Coremetrics
5 1 (0.93%) Netezza
5 1 (0.93%) Splunk
5 1 (0.93%) MapR
5 1 (0.93%) Vertica
5 1 (0.93%) Omniture
5 1 (0.93%) Cerner
5 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
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