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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 362 364 361
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 37 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.092% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.099% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 8
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£513 £531 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 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 27 February 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 +23 13 £569 +4.59% 5
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 31 (51.67%) Analytics
2 29 (48.33%) Big Data
3 27 (45.00%) Python
4 25 (41.67%) Hadoop
5 24 (40.00%) R
5 24 (40.00%) Statistics
5 24 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (28.33%) Data Mining
7 16 (26.67%) SQL
8 13 (21.67%) Mathematics
8 13 (21.67%) Machine Learning
9 12 (20.00%) PhD
9 12 (20.00%) SAS
10 11 (18.33%) Java
10 11 (18.33%) Data Analysis
10 11 (18.33%) Finance
10 11 (18.33%) Visualisation
11 10 (16.67%) Physics
11 10 (16.67%) User Experience
12 9 (15.00%) Tableau
13 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
13 8 (13.33%) Predictive Modelling
14 7 (11.67%) QlikView
14 7 (11.67%) Apache Hive
14 7 (11.67%) Statistical Analysis
14 7 (11.67%) Degree
14 7 (11.67%) Algorithms
15 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
15 6 (10.00%) Retail
15 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (20.00%) SAS
2 5 (8.33%) Apache Pig
3 4 (6.67%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.00%) Apache
5 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (48.33%) Big Data
2 25 (41.67%) Hadoop
3 17 (28.33%) Data Mining
4 7 (11.67%) QlikView
4 7 (11.67%) Apache Hive
5 4 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (6.67%) HBase
6 3 (5.00%) Text Mining
6 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.67%) Mahout
8 1 (1.67%) Impala
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Yeoman
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Back Office
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Publishing
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Games
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) French Language
5 1 (1.67%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) J2EE
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
1 1 (1.67%) Symfony
1 1 (1.67%) SciPy
1 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (1.67%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (1.67%) Cascalog
1 1 (1.67%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.00%) Statistics
1 24 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (21.67%) Mathematics
3 11 (18.33%) Visualisation
4 10 (16.67%) Physics
4 10 (16.67%) User Experience
5 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 7 (11.67%) Algorithms
7 5 (8.33%) Credit Risk
8 4 (6.67%) Open Source
9 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
9 2 (3.33%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (1.67%) Psychology
10 1 (1.67%) Xbox
10 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Analytics
2 13 (21.67%) Machine Learning
3 11 (18.33%) Data Analysis
4 8 (13.33%) Predictive Modelling
5 7 (11.67%) Statistical Analysis
6 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.33%) Logistic Regression
7 5 (8.33%) Data Architecture
7 5 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
7 5 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.67%) ETL
8 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.00%) MapReduce
9 3 (5.00%) Regression Analysis
9 3 (5.00%) Linear Regression
9 3 (5.00%) Time Series Forecasting
9 3 (5.00%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) Python
2 24 (40.00%) R
3 16 (26.67%) SQL
4 11 (18.33%) Java
5 5 (8.33%) C++
6 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.33%) C#
8 1 (1.67%) VBA
8 1 (1.67%) XQuery
8 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.67%) Scala
8 1 (1.67%) Clojure
8 1 (1.67%) Golang
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) PhD
2 7 (11.67%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) VCP4
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Tableau
2 6 (10.00%) Cloudera
3 3 (5.00%) Cognos
4 2 (3.33%) Teradata
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) Vertica
5 1 (1.67%) Netezza
5 1 (1.67%) Informatica
5 1 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
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