The table below looks at the statistics for Cluster Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cluster Analysis over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cluster Analysis
UK
Rank 586 612 596
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis 11 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.020% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.024% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Median daily rate £523 £488 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.17% +52.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £188 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £688 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £215 -
% change year-on-year
+120.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
36783 41524 39970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.18% 81.75% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24390 26922 25816
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1204 1054
Median hourly rate £34.00 £38.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Cluster Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cluster Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
England +26 6 £425 -12.82% 2
Glasgow - 4 £650 -
Scotland - 4 £650 -
London +9 3 £523 -19.61% 1
Leicestershire - 2 £350 -
East Midlands - 2 £350 -
South West +11 1 £300 -7.69%
Bristol -3 1 £300 -7.69%

Cluster Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cluster Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cluster Analysis.

1 10 (52.63%) Data Analysis
1 10 (52.63%) MongoDB
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) Analytics
4 7 (36.84%) NoSQL
4 7 (36.84%) R
4 7 (36.84%) Data Mining
4 7 (36.84%) Data Extraction
5 6 (31.58%) Apache Solr
5 6 (31.58%) Lucene
5 6 (31.58%) Apache
5 6 (31.58%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (31.58%) Hadoop
5 6 (31.58%) Big Data
6 5 (26.32%) Machine Learning
6 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team
6 5 (26.32%) Apache Hive
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) C++
6 5 (26.32%) Text Mining
6 5 (26.32%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
7 4 (21.05%) C
7 4 (21.05%) OCR
7 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
7 4 (21.05%) Regular Expression
7 4 (21.05%) HBase
7 4 (21.05%) MapReduce
8 3 (15.79%) Matplotlib

Cluster Analysis
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (31.58%) Apache
1 6 (31.58%) Apache Solr
2 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
3 3 (15.79%) SAS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) MongoDB
2 7 (36.84%) Data Mining
2 7 (36.84%) NoSQL
3 6 (31.58%) Big Data
3 6 (31.58%) Hadoop
4 5 (26.32%) Apache Hive
4 5 (26.32%) Text Mining
5 4 (21.05%) HBase
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (5.26%) Mahout
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Data Scientist
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Data Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Statistician
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SAS Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Lucene
1 6 (31.58%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (21.05%) Regular Expression
3 3 (15.79%) Matplotlib
3 3 (15.79%) NumPy
3 3 (15.79%) Pandas
4 1 (5.26%) D3.js
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Extraction
2 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team
3 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
5 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.53%) Clustering
5 2 (10.53%) Statistics
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
6 1 (5.26%) Neural Network
6 1 (5.26%) Physics
6 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Data Analysis
2 8 (42.11%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Machine Learning
3 5 (26.32%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) MapReduce
4 4 (21.05%) OCR
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) Predictive Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Anomaly Detection
6 2 (10.53%) ANOVA
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Logistic Regression
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Complexity Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Demand Forecasting
7 1 (5.26%) Game Theory
7 1 (5.26%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) R
4 5 (26.32%) C++
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) C
6 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (5.26%) Scala
7 1 (5.26%) VB
7 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Minitab
2 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau
2 1 (5.26%) Teradata