The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Middlesex region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.62% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £360 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £513 £305
% change year-on-year
-29.75% +68.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - -
Data Scientist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
189 170 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 96.92% 91.89% 92.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 100 130
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +1.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Data Scientist
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Scientist across the Middlesex region.

Data Scientist Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Middlesex region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 9 (90.00%) Hadoop
2 9 (90.00%) Analytics
3 8 (80.00%) Visualisation
3 8 (80.00%) SAP HANA
3 8 (80.00%) SAP
3 8 (80.00%) Teradata
4 2 (20.00%) Statistics
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (20.00%) R
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) Cascading
5 1 (10.00%) Social Network
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
5 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Kafka
5 1 (10.00%) Mahout
5 1 (10.00%) HBase
5 1 (10.00%) C++

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (80.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data
3 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (10.00%) HBase
4 1 (10.00%) Mahout
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Cascading
1 1 (10.00%) Kafka
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
3 1 (10.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 9 (90.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) SAP
1 8 (80.00%) Teradata