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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cluster Analysis
Rank 617 602 572
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -30
Contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis 3 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.022% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
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£375 £313 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £313 £345
% change year-on-year
- -9.42%
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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 3 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 31 July 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 0 3 £375 -34.78% 4
England -30 3 £375 +20.00% 4
City of London - 3 £375 - 2

Cluster Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (81.25%) Analytics
2 12 (75.00%) R
3 11 (68.75%) Python
4 9 (56.25%) C++
4 9 (56.25%) Java
5 8 (50.00%) Data Mining
5 8 (50.00%) Data Analysis
5 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (37.50%) Statistics
6 6 (37.50%) C
6 6 (37.50%) Banking
7 5 (31.25%) SEO
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) SAS
7 5 (31.25%) SPSS
7 5 (31.25%) Google Analytics
7 5 (31.25%) Google
7 5 (31.25%) MapReduce
7 5 (31.25%) Tableau
7 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
7 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
7 5 (31.25%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (31.25%) Apache Hive
7 5 (31.25%) Big Data
8 4 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (25.00%) Apache Spark
8 4 (25.00%) Linear Regression
8 4 (25.00%) Pandas
8 4 (25.00%) Multivariate Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Open Source

Cluster Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (31.25%) SAS
2 4 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) SPSS
1 5 (31.25%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Hive
2 5 (31.25%) Big Data
3 4 (25.00%) HBase
3 4 (25.00%) Text Mining
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Publishing
3 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Data Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Big Data Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Web Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Quantitative Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Data Scientist
5 1 (6.25%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) NumPy
1 4 (25.00%) Matplotlib
1 4 (25.00%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (37.50%) Statistics
3 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
4 3 (18.75%) Credit Risk
5 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Analytics
2 8 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) SEO
3 5 (31.25%) MapReduce
4 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) Multivariate Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Data Security
4 4 (25.00%) Linear Regression
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) CHAID
5 3 (18.75%) Logistic Regression
5 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) R
2 11 (68.75%) Python
3 9 (56.25%) C++
3 9 (56.25%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) C
5 4 (25.00%) Ruby
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) VB
6 3 (18.75%) VBA
6 3 (18.75%) Fortran
7 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Postgraduate
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Google
1 5 (31.25%) Tableau
2 3 (18.75%) Cloudera
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata