The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 526 574 556
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 97 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.087% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.092% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 30 21
Median daily rate £494 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £439 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £605 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.40 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Data Scientist
UK

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
47291 48931 46133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31593 28481
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Data Scientist in the job title.

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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 64 £513 +2.50% 27
South West - 15 £425 - 1
South East +13 12 £360 -44.61%
West Midlands -26 3 £550 +214.28%
Yorkshire - 2 £550 - 4
East of England +20 1 - - 1
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Data Scientist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 130 (65.33%) Python
2 116 (58.29%) R
3 107 (53.77%) Machine Learning
4 106 (53.27%) Analytics
5 80 (40.20%) Big Data
6 77 (38.69%) Analytical Skills
7 72 (36.18%) Hadoop
8 64 (32.16%) SQL
8 64 (32.16%) Finance
9 56 (28.14%) Apache Spark
10 54 (27.14%) Java
11 53 (26.63%) Degree
12 52 (26.13%) Computer Science
12 52 (26.13%) SAS
13 46 (23.12%) Data Analytics
13 46 (23.12%) Visualisation
14 45 (22.61%) Algorithms
14 45 (22.61%) PhD
15 43 (21.61%) Statistics
16 41 (20.60%) Scala
17 39 (19.60%) Mathematics
18 38 (19.10%) Apache Hive
19 32 (16.08%) Data Analysis
20 28 (14.07%) Data Mining
20 28 (14.07%) SPSS
20 28 (14.07%) MATLAB
21 27 (13.57%) Statistical Modelling
22 25 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
23 24 (12.06%) C++
23 24 (12.06%) Tableau

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (28.14%) Apache Spark
2 52 (26.13%) SAS
3 21 (10.55%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.51%) Apache
5 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.01%) WordPress
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.50%) Confluence
6 1 (0.50%) IPython
Applications
1 28 (14.07%) SPSS
2 13 (6.53%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.02%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (2.51%) MS Office
5 3 (1.51%) Weka
6 2 (1.01%) CPLEX
6 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.01%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (40.20%) Big Data
2 72 (36.18%) Hadoop
3 38 (19.10%) Apache Hive
4 28 (14.07%) Data Mining
5 15 (7.54%) QlikView
6 11 (5.53%) MySQL
7 9 (4.52%) MongoDB
7 9 (4.52%) SAP HANA
8 8 (4.02%) SQL Server
9 7 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (3.52%) HBase
10 6 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.02%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.51%) Pentaho
11 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.51%) Text Mining
12 4 (2.01%) HPCC
12 4 (2.01%) KNIME
12 4 (2.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) JIRA
2 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.01%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.01%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 64 (32.16%) Finance
2 17 (8.54%) Marketing
3 15 (7.54%) Banking
4 8 (4.02%) Retail
5 4 (2.01%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.01%) Law
6 3 (1.51%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.51%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.01%) Advertising
7 2 (1.01%) Electronics
7 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.01%) Military
7 2 (1.01%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.50%) Front Office
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.03%) SciPy
2 9 (4.52%) Pandas
2 9 (4.52%) scikit-learn
3 8 (4.02%) Natural Language Processing
4 7 (3.52%) NumPy
5 6 (3.02%) D3.js
6 4 (2.01%) MLlib
7 2 (1.01%) Cascalog
7 2 (1.01%) Django
7 2 (1.01%) HTML
7 2 (1.01%) JDBC
7 2 (1.01%) Kafka
8 1 (0.50%) CSS
8 1 (0.50%) OpenCL
8 1 (0.50%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (38.69%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (26.13%) Computer Science
3 46 (23.12%) Visualisation
4 45 (22.61%) Algorithms
5 43 (21.61%) Statistics
6 39 (19.60%) Mathematics
7 12 (6.03%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (4.02%) User Experience
9 7 (3.52%) Performance Metrics
9 7 (3.52%) Physics
10 6 (3.02%) Data Extraction
10 6 (3.02%) Neural Network
11 5 (2.51%) Applied Mathematics
12 4 (2.01%) Credit Risk
12 4 (2.01%) Psychology
13 3 (1.51%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.51%) Smart Energy
14 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
14 2 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.02%) Linux
2 5 (2.51%) Windows
3 3 (1.51%) Unix
4 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.50%) CentOS
5 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (53.77%) Machine Learning
2 106 (53.27%) Analytics
3 46 (23.12%) Data Analytics
4 32 (16.08%) Data Analysis
5 27 (13.57%) Statistical Modelling
6 25 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (10.05%) Statistical Analysis
8 18 (9.05%) Predictive Analytics
9 14 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (7.04%) Open Source
10 13 (6.53%) Predictive Modelling
11 11 (5.53%) Data Visualisation
11 11 (5.53%) Project Management
12 10 (5.03%) Linear Regression
13 9 (4.52%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.52%) MapReduce
14 8 (4.02%) Data Management
14 8 (4.02%) Regression Analysis
14 8 (4.02%) Scrum
15 7 (3.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 130 (65.33%) Python
2 116 (58.29%) R
3 64 (32.16%) SQL
4 54 (27.14%) Java
5 41 (20.60%) Scala
6 28 (14.07%) MATLAB
7 24 (12.06%) C++
8 17 (8.54%) VBA
9 7 (3.52%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.51%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.51%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.51%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.51%) Lua
11 3 (1.51%) Ruby
11 3 (1.51%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.01%) Clojure
12 2 (1.01%) Perl
13 1 (0.50%) C
13 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (26.63%) Degree
2 45 (22.61%) PhD
3 11 (5.53%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.01%) CISSP
5 2 (1.01%) CLAS
5 2 (1.01%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.01%) ISEB
6 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.53%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.51%) Apache Flume
1 3 (1.51%) Docker
1 3 (1.51%) GridGain
2 2 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.01%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Nagios
1 1 (0.50%) Oozie
Vendors
1 24 (12.06%) Tableau
2 16 (8.04%) SAP
3 9 (4.52%) Teradata
4 7 (3.52%) Cloudera
4 7 (3.52%) Oracle
5 6 (3.02%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.51%) RapidMiner
7 4 (2.01%) IBM
8 3 (1.51%) Google
9 2 (1.01%) ILOG
9 2 (1.01%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.50%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.50%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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