The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
146 163 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 97.99% 90.56% 90.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 111 108
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £462 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 17
Average hourly rate £40.50 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £12.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Scientist in the job title across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Data Scientist
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) PhD