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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cluster Analysis
Rank 597 590 561
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -29
Contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.017% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.022% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
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£600 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £313 -
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
43473 40914 36692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.49% 75.97% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 25608 22030
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1201 1086
Average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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
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 2 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 30 June 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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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
London -10 3 £600 +4.34% 11
England -15 3 £600 +92.00% 11

Cluster Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 16 (94.12%) Analytics
2 12 (70.59%) Python
2 12 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (64.71%) Data Analysis
3 11 (64.71%) Data Mining
3 11 (64.71%) R
4 9 (52.94%) Google
4 9 (52.94%) Google Analytics
4 9 (52.94%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (47.06%) Visualisation
5 8 (47.06%) Tableau
5 8 (47.06%) C
5 8 (47.06%) SEO
6 7 (41.18%) Data Security
6 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (41.18%) Publishing
6 7 (41.18%) C++
6 7 (41.18%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) Open Source
6 7 (41.18%) Multivariate Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Ruby
6 7 (41.18%) Statistics
7 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
7 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
7 5 (29.41%) MapReduce
7 5 (29.41%) Big Data
8 4 (23.53%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (23.53%) Matplotlib
8 4 (23.53%) HBase
8 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning

Cluster Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) SAS
1 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
2 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (23.53%) SPSS
3 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Data Mining
2 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
2 5 (29.41%) Big Data
3 4 (23.53%) HBase
3 4 (23.53%) Text Mining
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (41.18%) Publishing
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Data Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Big Data Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) NumPy
1 4 (23.53%) Matplotlib
1 4 (23.53%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (47.06%) Visualisation
3 7 (41.18%) Statistics
4 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Analytics
2 11 (64.71%) Data Analysis
3 8 (47.06%) SEO
4 7 (41.18%) Data Security
4 7 (41.18%) Multivariate Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Open Source
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) MapReduce
6 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
6 4 (23.53%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) CHAID
7 3 (17.65%) Logistic Regression
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
7 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
7 3 (17.65%) Linear Regression
8 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
8 1 (5.88%) Workflow
8 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Python
2 11 (64.71%) R
3 8 (47.06%) C
4 7 (41.18%) C++
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) Fortran
5 3 (17.65%) VB
5 3 (17.65%) VBA
6 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Google
2 8 (47.06%) Tableau
3 3 (17.65%) Cloudera
4 1 (5.88%) Teradata