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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 364 379 401
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 43 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.12% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 12
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£500 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £350 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £855
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £400
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
21729 21904 22439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.22% 92.87% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15292 15039 15272
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 405 473
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -4 13 £563 +2.27% 11
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 56 (62.92%) Python
2 49 (55.06%) R
3 43 (48.31%) SQL
4 42 (47.19%) Hadoop
5 39 (43.82%) Analytics
6 38 (42.70%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (41.57%) Big Data
8 28 (31.46%) SAS
9 27 (30.34%) Statistics
10 26 (29.21%) Visualisation
11 25 (28.09%) PhD
12 24 (26.97%) Data Analysis
13 22 (24.72%) Machine Learning
14 21 (23.60%) Statistical Modelling
15 18 (20.22%) Mathematics
15 18 (20.22%) Computer Science
15 18 (20.22%) Data Mining
15 18 (20.22%) Finance
16 17 (19.10%) Marketing
17 16 (17.98%) Apache Hive
18 14 (15.73%) SPSS
19 13 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
19 13 (14.61%) Tableau
20 12 (13.48%) Apache Pig
21 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
22 10 (11.24%) Java
22 10 (11.24%) Open Source
22 10 (11.24%) Logistic Regression
22 10 (11.24%) Credit Risk
23 9 (10.11%) Degree

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (31.46%) SAS
2 12 (13.48%) Apache Pig
3 6 (6.74%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.37%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (15.73%) SPSS
2 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (47.19%) Hadoop
2 37 (41.57%) Big Data
3 18 (20.22%) Data Mining
4 16 (17.98%) Apache Hive
5 7 (7.87%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.74%) QlikView
7 4 (4.49%) HBase
7 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.25%) Text Mining
8 2 (2.25%) Data Mart
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.12%) MySQL
9 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.12%) Base SAS
9 1 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (1.12%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 17 (19.10%) Marketing
3 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
4 9 (10.11%) Retail
5 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.49%) Banking
7 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.37%) Back Office
8 2 (2.25%) Advertising
8 2 (2.25%) Games
9 1 (1.12%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) Middleware
2 3 (3.37%) HTML
3 2 (2.25%) SciPy
3 2 (2.25%) NumPy
4 1 (1.12%) Kafka
4 1 (1.12%) CSS
4 1 (1.12%) Web Services
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 38 (42.70%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (30.34%) Statistics
3 26 (29.21%) Visualisation
4 18 (20.22%) Mathematics
4 18 (20.22%) Computer Science
5 10 (11.24%) Credit Risk
6 9 (10.11%) Algorithms
7 8 (8.99%) Physics
8 5 (5.62%) Economics
9 4 (4.49%) User Experience
10 3 (3.37%) Neural Network
10 3 (3.37%) Market Risk
11 1 (1.12%) Online Games
11 1 (1.12%) Data Extraction
11 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
11 1 (1.12%) FMCG
11 1 (1.12%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.12%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) Analytics
2 24 (26.97%) Data Analysis
3 22 (24.72%) Machine Learning
4 21 (23.60%) Statistical Modelling
5 13 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (11.24%) Logistic Regression
6 10 (11.24%) Open Source
7 8 (8.99%) Predictive Modelling
7 8 (8.99%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.74%) Business Analytics
9 6 (6.74%) Business Transformation
10 5 (5.62%) MapReduce
10 5 (5.62%) Linear Regression
10 5 (5.62%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (5.62%) Network Planning
10 5 (5.62%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.62%) Regression Analysis
11 4 (4.49%) Online Marketing
11 4 (4.49%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.92%) Python
2 49 (55.06%) R
3 43 (48.31%) SQL
4 10 (11.24%) Java
5 9 (10.11%) MATLAB
5 9 (10.11%) C++
6 5 (5.62%) Scala
7 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.25%) Perl
9 1 (1.12%) PHP
9 1 (1.12%) VBA
9 1 (1.12%) Go
Qualifications
1 25 (28.09%) PhD
2 9 (10.11%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) HDFS
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) OPNET
2 1 (1.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Tableau
2 7 (7.87%) Cloudera
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.37%) Adobe
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle
4 2 (2.25%) Teradata
4 2 (2.25%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.25%) Google
5 1 (1.12%) Coremetrics
5 1 (1.12%) Netezza
5 1 (1.12%) Splunk
5 1 (1.12%) Vertica
5 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.12%) Omniture
5 1 (1.12%) Cognos
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