The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 370 374 419
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 74 46 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.21% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.22% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 34 14
Median daily rate £550 £486 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.11% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £718 £773
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £285
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +57.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.21 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+88.78% -
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
21639 21166 22460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.78% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15693 14534 15669
Median daily rate £463 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 382 406
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Data Scientist in the job title.

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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +37 19 £575 - 12
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Data Scientist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 80 (72.07%) Python
2 60 (54.05%) Analytics
3 59 (53.15%) Machine Learning
4 55 (49.55%) R
5 51 (45.95%) Big Data
6 44 (39.64%) Hadoop
7 43 (38.74%) Finance
8 40 (36.04%) SQL
9 38 (34.23%) Apache Spark
10 36 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (32.43%) Data Analytics
11 30 (27.03%) Apache Hive
12 28 (25.23%) Scala
12 28 (25.23%) Degree
13 25 (22.52%) Computer Science
13 25 (22.52%) Visualisation
14 22 (19.82%) Java
14 22 (19.82%) Tableau
15 20 (18.02%) PhD
15 20 (18.02%) SAS
16 19 (17.12%) Mathematics
16 19 (17.12%) Statistics
16 19 (17.12%) Algorithms
17 18 (16.22%) Predictive Analytics
17 18 (16.22%) Data Mining
18 17 (15.32%) Statistical Modelling
19 16 (14.41%) QlikView
20 15 (13.51%) Statistical Analysis
21 14 (12.61%) Data Analysis
21 14 (12.61%) Predictive Modelling

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (34.23%) Apache Spark
2 20 (18.02%) SAS
3 14 (12.61%) Apache Pig
4 4 (3.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.90%) IPython
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) SPSS
2 3 (2.70%) CPLEX
2 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (45.95%) Big Data
2 44 (39.64%) Hadoop
3 30 (27.03%) Apache Hive
4 18 (16.22%) Data Mining
5 16 (14.41%) QlikView
6 8 (7.21%) HBase
7 7 (6.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (6.31%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
8 6 (5.41%) Text Mining
9 5 (4.50%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
9 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (3.60%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.60%) KNIME
10 4 (3.60%) Mahout
10 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (3.60%) MySQL
10 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.80%) Yeoman
General
1 43 (38.74%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Banking
2 11 (9.91%) Marketing
3 9 (8.11%) Retail
4 4 (3.60%) Law
5 3 (2.70%) Online Betting
5 3 (2.70%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (4.50%) .NET
3 4 (3.60%) SciPy
4 3 (2.70%) HTML
4 3 (2.70%) Pandas
4 3 (2.70%) scikit-learn
5 2 (1.80%) Cascalog
5 2 (1.80%) CSS
5 2 (1.80%) D3.js
5 2 (1.80%) MLlib
6 1 (0.90%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (22.52%) Computer Science
2 25 (22.52%) Visualisation
3 19 (17.12%) Algorithms
3 19 (17.12%) Mathematics
3 19 (17.12%) Statistics
4 8 (7.21%) Physics
5 7 (6.31%) Neural Network
6 4 (3.60%) Applied Mathematics
6 4 (3.60%) Psychology
6 4 (3.60%) Social Network
7 3 (2.70%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.70%) User Experience
8 2 (1.80%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (1.80%) Life Science
9 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (54.05%) Analytics
2 59 (53.15%) Machine Learning
3 36 (32.43%) Data Analytics
4 18 (16.22%) Predictive Analytics
5 17 (15.32%) Statistical Modelling
6 15 (13.51%) Statistical Analysis
7 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (12.61%) Data Analysis
7 14 (12.61%) Predictive Modelling
8 11 (9.91%) Data Visualisation
8 11 (9.91%) Open Source
9 9 (8.11%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.21%) Big Data Analytics
11 7 (6.31%) Data Management
11 7 (6.31%) Data Modelling
11 7 (6.31%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (5.41%) Data Virtualisation
13 5 (4.50%) Customer Analytics
13 5 (4.50%) Fraud Detection
13 5 (4.50%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 80 (72.07%) Python
2 55 (49.55%) R
3 40 (36.04%) SQL
4 28 (25.23%) Scala
5 22 (19.82%) Java
6 13 (11.71%) MATLAB
7 7 (6.31%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.41%) C++
9 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.80%) C
11 2 (1.80%) Clojure
11 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (25.23%) Degree
2 20 (18.02%) PhD
3 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.80%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) CISSP
5 1 (0.90%) CLAS
5 1 (0.90%) ISEB
5 1 (0.90%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.80%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Oozie
Vendors
1 22 (19.82%) Tableau
2 7 (6.31%) Cloudera
3 6 (5.41%) Alteryx
3 6 (5.41%) SAP
4 5 (4.50%) RapidMiner
5 3 (2.70%) Hortonworks
5 3 (2.70%) ILOG
6 2 (1.80%) Google
6 2 (1.80%) IBM
6 2 (1.80%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle
6 2 (1.80%) Teradata
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