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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 387 393 406
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 37 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.095% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 23
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£500 £575 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £330 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £655 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £270 £400
% change year-on-year
+89.81% -32.50%
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
21947 22424 23496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.53% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15477 15302 16131
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 411 450
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 11 £575 - 6
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 49 (62.82%) Python
2 42 (53.85%) SQL
3 39 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 39 (50.00%) R
4 35 (44.87%) Big Data
5 32 (41.03%) Analytics
6 31 (39.74%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (33.33%) Data Analysis
8 23 (29.49%) Visualisation
9 22 (28.21%) Statistics
9 22 (28.21%) SAS
10 20 (25.64%) PhD
10 20 (25.64%) Statistical Modelling
11 19 (24.36%) Machine Learning
12 18 (23.08%) Computer Science
13 17 (21.79%) Apache Hive
13 17 (21.79%) Finance
14 16 (20.51%) Marketing
15 14 (17.95%) SPSS
16 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (16.67%) Data Mining
16 13 (16.67%) Mathematics
16 13 (16.67%) Apache Pig
17 11 (14.10%) Telecoms
18 10 (12.82%) Retail
18 10 (12.82%) MATLAB
18 10 (12.82%) Credit Risk
19 9 (11.54%) C++
19 9 (11.54%) Algorithms
20 8 (10.26%) Degree

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 22 (28.21%) SAS
2 13 (16.67%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) SPSS
2 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Broadband
2 1 (1.28%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 35 (44.87%) Big Data
3 17 (21.79%) Apache Hive
4 13 (16.67%) Data Mining
5 7 (8.97%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.56%) HBase
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.56%) Data Mart
7 2 (2.56%) QlikView
8 1 (1.28%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.28%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (1.28%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.28%) Text Mining
8 1 (1.28%) MySQL
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.28%) Redis
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 16 (20.51%) Marketing
3 11 (14.10%) Telecoms
4 10 (12.82%) Retail
5 7 (8.97%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.85%) Banking
7 2 (2.56%) Advertising
7 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.28%) Local Government
8 1 (1.28%) Back Office
8 1 (1.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) Middleware
2 3 (3.85%) HTML
3 2 (2.56%) SciPy
3 2 (2.56%) NumPy
4 1 (1.28%) Kafka
4 1 (1.28%) CSS
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 31 (39.74%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (29.49%) Visualisation
3 22 (28.21%) Statistics
4 18 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 13 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 10 (12.82%) Credit Risk
7 9 (11.54%) Algorithms
8 6 (7.69%) Economics
9 4 (5.13%) Physics
10 3 (3.85%) Neural Network
10 3 (3.85%) Market Risk
11 1 (1.28%) Online Games
11 1 (1.28%) Data Extraction
11 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
11 1 (1.28%) FMCG
11 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.28%) User Experience
11 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) Analytics
2 26 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 20 (25.64%) Statistical Modelling
4 19 (24.36%) Machine Learning
5 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.97%) Data Modelling
6 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.69%) Business Analytics
7 6 (7.69%) Business Transformation
7 6 (7.69%) Network Planning
7 6 (7.69%) Logistic Regression
7 6 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (7.69%) Open Source
8 5 (6.41%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.13%) Online Marketing
9 4 (5.13%) Quantitative Analysis
9 4 (5.13%) Data Analytics
9 4 (5.13%) MapReduce
10 3 (3.85%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.82%) Python
2 42 (53.85%) SQL
3 39 (50.00%) R
4 10 (12.82%) MATLAB
5 9 (11.54%) C++
6 7 (8.97%) Java
7 4 (5.13%) Scala
8 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.85%) Perl
9 2 (2.56%) PHP
9 2 (2.56%) C
10 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (25.64%) PhD
2 8 (10.26%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) HDFS
2 1 (1.28%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) OPNET
2 1 (1.28%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (8.97%) Tableau
1 7 (8.97%) Cloudera
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) Adobe
3 2 (2.56%) Teradata
3 2 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (1.28%) Coremetrics
4 1 (1.28%) Splunk
4 1 (1.28%) Omniture
4 1 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
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Lawrence Harvey
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Posted: 24 days ago