The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Data Mining skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Mining
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 38 40 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.63% 1.47% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.26% 9.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £513 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +6.66% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -28.00%  

Data Mining is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 47 65 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 14.92% 15.93% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 35
Median daily rate £413 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.68% +11.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Data Mining as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in Cambridge

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Mining in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Mining in Cambridge

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Data Mining.

1 4 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (50.00%) R
3 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) NumPy
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (25.00%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Online Games
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (25.00%) Vertica
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) SAS

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) NumPy
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) R
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Vertica