The table below looks at the statistics for the Research 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 Research Scientist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Scientist
Rank - - 594
Contract jobs requiring a Research Scientist 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £150
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
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
48675 47897 46873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.74% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32102 29497 29007
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1920 1942
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Research Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Research Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Research Scientist
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Research Scientist Daily Rate Trend in England

Research Scientist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Research Scientist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Research Scientist
Top 5 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Deep Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

Research Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Deep Learning