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 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cluster Analysis
Rank 615 640 632
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis 6 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.022% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.027% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Median daily rate £500 £610 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.99% +47.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £199 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £673 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £270 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
40908 44595 43525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.53% 81.21% 77.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27246 28922 28350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1334 1197
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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 11 December 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 5 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 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +21 6 £500 -16.66%
London +10 5 £513 -19.25%
South West +9 1 £300 -7.69%
Bristol +6 1 £300 -7.69%
Docklands, London - 1 - -

Cluster Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) Analytics
2 7 (58.33%) Big Data
2 7 (58.33%) Hadoop
3 6 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 6 (50.00%) Text Mining
3 6 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (41.67%) Machine Learning
4 5 (41.67%) R
4 5 (41.67%) MapReduce
4 5 (41.67%) HBase
5 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
5 4 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
5 4 (33.33%) C
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) SAS
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) Clustering
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) NumPy
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) Matplotlib
6 3 (25.00%) Business Analytics

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 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 3 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Big Data
1 7 (58.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (50.00%) Text Mining
3 5 (41.67%) HBase
3 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (8.33%) Mahout
5 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Data Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Data Scientist
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Matplotlib
1 3 (25.00%) NumPy
1 3 (25.00%) Pandas
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) D3.js
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (8.33%) Neural Network
3 1 (8.33%) Physics
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) Machine Learning
2 5 (41.67%) MapReduce
3 4 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (8.33%) CHAID
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Numerical Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Operations Research
6 1 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) R
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) C
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
1 1 (8.33%) Google
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Rackspace
1 1 (8.33%) Tableau
1 1 (8.33%) Teradata