The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 409 410 391
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 19 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.13% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.14% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 8
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£563 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £496
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £575 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Data Scientist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22759 23606 23181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.13% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16008 16286 15420
Average daily rate £425 £433 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 403 548
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Scientist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Data Scientist Daily Rate Trend in London

Data Scientist
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Data Scientist Daily Rate Histogram in London

Data Scientist
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
City of London +20 5 £575 +27.77% 11
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 29 (61.70%) Hadoop
2 25 (53.19%) SQL
3 24 (51.06%) Big Data
4 23 (48.94%) R
5 21 (44.68%) Python
6 20 (42.55%) Data Mining
7 17 (36.17%) Visualisation
7 17 (36.17%) Analytics
7 17 (36.17%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (34.04%) Machine Learning
8 16 (34.04%) Data Analysis
8 16 (34.04%) Statistics
9 12 (25.53%) MapReduce
10 11 (23.40%) SAS
10 11 (23.40%) Java
11 10 (21.28%) Statistical Modelling
12 9 (19.15%) ETL
12 9 (19.15%) Text Mining
12 9 (19.15%) Algorithms
13 8 (17.02%) Degree
14 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
14 7 (14.89%) PhD
14 7 (14.89%) Apache Pig
14 7 (14.89%) Apache Hive
15 6 (12.77%) Tableau
15 6 (12.77%) Data Visualisation
15 6 (12.77%) Predictive Modelling
15 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
15 6 (12.77%) MATLAB
15 6 (12.77%) Mathematics

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (23.40%) SAS
2 7 (14.89%) Apache Pig
3 3 (6.38%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.26%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Mathematica
2 2 (4.26%) SPSS
3 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (61.70%) Hadoop
2 24 (51.06%) Big Data
3 20 (42.55%) Data Mining
4 9 (19.15%) Text Mining
5 7 (14.89%) Apache Hive
6 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
7 5 (10.64%) Spotfire
8 4 (8.51%) Mahout
8 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
9 3 (6.38%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (4.26%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 1 (2.13%) HBase
11 1 (2.13%) CouchDB
11 1 (2.13%) Base SAS
11 1 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (2.13%) MySQL
11 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
11 1 (2.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) SOAP
1 5 (10.64%) REST
1 5 (10.64%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (8.51%) WSDL
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) Cascading
5 1 (2.13%) Cascalog
5 1 (2.13%) Pandas
5 1 (2.13%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Visualisation
1 17 (36.17%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (34.04%) Statistics
3 9 (19.15%) Algorithms
4 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
5 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
6 4 (8.51%) Ontologies
6 4 (8.51%) Life Science
6 4 (8.51%) Credit Risk
6 4 (8.51%) User Experience
7 3 (6.38%) Semantic Web
8 2 (4.26%) Informatics
9 1 (2.13%) Physics
9 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
9 1 (2.13%) Open Source
9 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Analytics
2 16 (34.04%) Machine Learning
2 16 (34.04%) Data Analysis
3 12 (25.53%) MapReduce
4 10 (21.28%) Statistical Modelling
5 9 (19.15%) ETL
6 6 (12.77%) Predictive Modelling
6 6 (12.77%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (10.64%) RDF
7 5 (10.64%) Data Management
8 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.51%) Resource Management
8 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.38%) Information Retrieval
9 3 (6.38%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (4.26%) Data Analytics
10 2 (4.26%) Time Series Analysis
10 2 (4.26%) B2C
10 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) SQL
2 23 (48.94%) R
3 21 (44.68%) Python
4 11 (23.40%) Java
5 6 (12.77%) MATLAB
6 5 (10.64%) C++
7 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.51%) SPARQL
7 4 (8.51%) Scala
8 3 (6.38%) C#
9 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.13%) Ruby
10 1 (2.13%) VBA
10 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.13%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) PhD
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) HDFS
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Tableau
2 4 (8.51%) Cloudera
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Informatica
4 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.13%) Reuters
4 1 (2.13%) Teradata
4 1 (2.13%) Omniture
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) Greenplum
4 1 (2.13%) Splunk
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