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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cluster Analysis
Rank 587 591 546
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -45
Contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis 9 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.008% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.010% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
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£638 £294 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.02% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £313 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate - £294 £275
% change year-on-year
- +6.81%
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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
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 £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 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 29 May 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
England -17 9 £638 +117.02% 4
London - 9 £638 - 3

Cluster Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 18 (94.74%) Analytics
2 13 (68.42%) Data Analysis
3 12 (63.16%) Python
3 12 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (57.89%) Data Mining
4 11 (57.89%) R
5 9 (47.37%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (47.37%) Google
5 9 (47.37%) Google Analytics
6 8 (42.11%) Visualisation
6 8 (42.11%) Tableau
6 8 (42.11%) C
6 8 (42.11%) SEO
7 7 (36.84%) Data Security
7 7 (36.84%) Publishing
7 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (36.84%) C++
7 7 (36.84%) Java
7 7 (36.84%) Open Source
7 7 (36.84%) Multivariate Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Ruby
7 7 (36.84%) Statistics
8 6 (31.58%) SAS
8 6 (31.58%) SPSS
8 6 (31.58%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (26.32%) Finance
9 5 (26.32%) CHAID
9 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
9 5 (26.32%) Big Data
9 5 (26.32%) Apache Hive

Cluster Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (31.58%) SAS
2 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
3 3 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (31.58%) SPSS
3 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Data Mining
2 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
2 5 (26.32%) Big Data
2 5 (26.32%) Apache Hive
3 4 (21.05%) HBase
3 4 (21.05%) Text Mining
4 2 (10.53%) QlikView
4 2 (10.53%) Base SAS
4 2 (10.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (10.53%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (36.84%) Publishing
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Data Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Big Data Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Web Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Insight Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Big Data Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Data Scientist
7 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Matplotlib
1 4 (21.05%) NumPy
1 4 (21.05%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (42.11%) Visualisation
3 7 (36.84%) Statistics
4 3 (15.79%) Credit Risk
5 2 (10.53%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Analytics
2 13 (68.42%) Data Analysis
3 8 (42.11%) SEO
4 7 (36.84%) Data Security
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Open Source
4 7 (36.84%) Multivariate Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Statistical Modelling
6 5 (26.32%) CHAID
6 5 (26.32%) MapReduce
7 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
8 3 (15.79%) Linear Regression
8 3 (15.79%) Risk Analytics
8 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
8 3 (15.79%) Logistic Regression
8 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
8 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (10.53%) CRM
9 2 (10.53%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Python
2 11 (57.89%) R
3 8 (42.11%) C
4 7 (36.84%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) Ruby
5 3 (15.79%) Fortran
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) VB
5 3 (15.79%) VBA
6 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Google
2 8 (42.11%) Tableau
3 3 (15.79%) Cloudera
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata