The table below looks at the statistics for Cluster Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cluster Analysis over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cluster Analysis
Rank 616 585 574
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -11
Contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.017% 0.020% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate £600 £274 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+119.17% +36.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41233 39767 38206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.35% 77.75% 76.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26971 25392 23073
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1059 1170
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £51.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Cluster Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cluster Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cluster Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cluster Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis within the UK.

Cluster Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cluster Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cluster Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Cluster Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cluster Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cluster Analysis within the UK.

Cluster Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cluster Analysis
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cluster Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +3 7 £600 +119.17% 3
London -6 4 £650 +137.44% 3
South East - 2 £160 -
Slough - 1 £160 -
Berkshire - 1 £160 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £325 -
South West - 1 £325 -

Cluster Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cluster Analysis also 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 that cited Cluster Analysis.

1 11 (68.75%) Data Mining
1 11 (68.75%) Analytics
2 9 (56.25%) Python
3 8 (50.00%) SAS
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Text Mining
3 8 (50.00%) Marketing
3 8 (50.00%) R
3 8 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 8 (50.00%) Big Data
3 8 (50.00%) Apache Spark
4 7 (43.75%) Apache Hive
4 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (43.75%) Scala
4 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
4 7 (43.75%) Java
5 6 (37.50%) C++
5 6 (37.50%) Pandas
5 6 (37.50%) NumPy
5 6 (37.50%) Matplotlib
5 6 (37.50%) MapReduce
5 6 (37.50%) HBase
6 5 (31.25%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (31.25%) C
6 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
6 5 (31.25%) Banking
7 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) CHAID
7 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics

Cluster Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cluster Analysis also 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 that cited Cluster Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 8 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
1 1 (6.25%) Pure360
1 1 (6.25%) Responsys
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Data Mining
2 8 (50.00%) Big Data
2 8 (50.00%) Text Mining
3 7 (43.75%) Apache Hive
3 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
4 6 (37.50%) HBase
5 3 (18.75%) Base SAS
5 3 (18.75%) GIS
5 3 (18.75%) MS Access
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (6.25%) Sqoop
General
1 8 (50.00%) Marketing
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Big Data Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Data Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Commercial Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Hadoop Architect
5 2 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SAS Insight Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SAS Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Matplotlib
1 6 (37.50%) NumPy
1 6 (37.50%) Pandas
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
3 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
3 2 (12.50%) FMCG
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Analytics
2 8 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 6 (37.50%) MapReduce
4 5 (31.25%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (25.00%) CHAID
5 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (18.75%) Market Research
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Propensity Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
7 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Direct Marketing
8 1 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
8 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) R
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Scala
4 6 (37.50%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) C
6 3 (18.75%) MapBasic
6 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
6 3 (18.75%) VBA
7 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Mapinfo
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Cloudera
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) CA
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Omniture
3 1 (6.25%) Sysomos
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter
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