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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 400 389 374
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 23 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.10% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 11
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£400 £438 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £608 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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
21920 22774 20632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.32% 93.19% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15790 15744 13757
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 372 536
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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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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 +23 8 £575 +12.19% 4
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 32 (68.09%) Big Data
2 26 (55.32%) Hadoop
3 22 (46.81%) Analytics
3 22 (46.81%) Data Mining
3 22 (46.81%) Statistics
4 19 (40.43%) Python
5 18 (38.30%) R
5 18 (38.30%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (36.17%) SQL
7 14 (29.79%) Machine Learning
8 13 (27.66%) Visualisation
9 11 (23.40%) Apache Hive
9 11 (23.40%) Java
9 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
10 10 (21.28%) Data Analysis
10 10 (21.28%) PhD
11 9 (19.15%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (19.15%) Apache Pig
12 8 (17.02%) Degree
13 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
13 7 (14.89%) SAS
13 7 (14.89%) MapReduce
13 7 (14.89%) Algorithms
14 6 (12.77%) Tableau
14 6 (12.77%) User Experience
14 6 (12.77%) Cloudera
14 6 (12.77%) C++
14 6 (12.77%) Statistical Analysis
14 6 (12.77%) Retail
14 6 (12.77%) Text Mining

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 9 (19.15%) Apache Pig
2 7 (14.89%) SAS
3 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SPSS
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 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 32 (68.09%) Big Data
2 26 (55.32%) Hadoop
3 22 (46.81%) Data Mining
4 11 (23.40%) Apache Hive
5 6 (12.77%) Text Mining
6 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
7 3 (6.38%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (6.38%) Spotfire
7 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (4.26%) HBase
8 2 (4.26%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.26%) Mahout
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.13%) DB2
9 1 (2.13%) MySQL
9 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Yeoman
General
1 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Publishing
3 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) WSDL
1 3 (6.38%) SOAP
1 3 (6.38%) REST
2 2 (4.26%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) J2EE
3 1 (2.13%) Cascalog
3 1 (2.13%) Pandas
3 1 (2.13%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Statistics
2 18 (38.30%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (27.66%) Visualisation
4 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
5 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
5 7 (14.89%) Algorithms
6 6 (12.77%) User Experience
7 5 (10.64%) Physics
7 5 (10.64%) Credit Risk
8 3 (6.38%) Ontologies
9 2 (4.26%) Semantic Web
9 2 (4.26%) Life Science
10 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
10 1 (2.13%) Psychology
10 1 (2.13%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (2.13%) Informatics
10 1 (2.13%) Open Source
10 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Analytics
2 14 (29.79%) Machine Learning
3 10 (21.28%) Data Analysis
4 9 (19.15%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (14.89%) MapReduce
6 6 (12.77%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.64%) Predictive Modelling
8 4 (8.51%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.38%) RDF
9 3 (6.38%) ETL
9 3 (6.38%) Information Retrieval
10 2 (4.26%) Time Series Analysis
10 2 (4.26%) Data Analytics
10 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.26%) B2C
11 1 (2.13%) Project Management
11 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Python
2 18 (38.30%) R
3 17 (36.17%) SQL
4 11 (23.40%) Java
5 6 (12.77%) C++
6 3 (6.38%) C#
6 3 (6.38%) SPARQL
6 3 (6.38%) Scala
7 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.13%) XQuery
8 1 (2.13%) VBA
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) PhD
2 8 (17.02%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Tableau
1 6 (12.77%) Cloudera
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Informatica
3 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.13%) Omniture
3 1 (2.13%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Teradata
3 1 (2.13%) Greenplum
3 1 (2.13%) Splunk
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