Period
to 18 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Data Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Science over the 6 months to 18 January 2020 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.

Data Science
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 59 85
Rank change year-on-year +32 +26 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Science 61 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.79% 2.54% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.69% 2.93% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 3
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £600 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +29.41% -22.73%
10th Percentile £391 £425 £413
90th Percentile £704 £650 £448
East of England median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £34.50
East of England median hourly rate - - £34.50

Data Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 912 920 1,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.61% 86.47% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 500 569
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £435 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £588 £558
East of England median daily rate £425 £449 £425
% change year-on-year -5.29% +5.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 71 102
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.62% -18.75% +17.65%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.85
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £51.10
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.25 £31.03
% change year-on-year -6.49% -37.96% -4.52%

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Data Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in Cambridgeshire

Data Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Science in Cambridgeshire

Data Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Science in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Science in Cambridgeshire

Data Science
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Science within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +21 42 £550 +4.76% 14
Huntingdon - 3 £630 -
Data Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Data Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Data Science.

1 35 (57.38%) Python
2 29 (47.54%) Algorithms
3 28 (45.90%) Machine Learning
4 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (32.79%) Statistics
5 20 (32.79%) Degree
6 19 (31.15%) SQL
6 19 (31.15%) Analytics
7 18 (29.51%) Artificial Intelligence
8 17 (27.87%) Git (software)
9 16 (26.23%) Docker
10 15 (24.59%) R
10 15 (24.59%) Mathematics
11 14 (22.95%) Hadoop
12 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
12 13 (21.31%) AWS
13 11 (18.03%) Bioinformatics
13 11 (18.03%) Kubernetes
13 11 (18.03%) Data Engineering
14 10 (16.39%) Computational Biology
14 10 (16.39%) Electronic Patient Records
14 10 (16.39%) Biology
14 10 (16.39%) Computer Science
14 10 (16.39%) WS-I
14 10 (16.39%) Biostatistics
14 10 (16.39%) DV Cleared
15 9 (14.75%) Tableau
15 9 (14.75%) Data Quality
15 9 (14.75%) PhD
15 9 (14.75%) Validation

Data Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 9 (14.75%) Apache Spark
2 8 (13.11%) Jupyter
3 7 (11.48%) Apache
4 4 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.28%) SAS
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
6 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) AWS
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon S3
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon SageMaker
3 2 (3.28%) Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) Hadoop
2 10 (16.39%) Electronic Patient Records
3 6 (9.84%) Amazon Athena
3 6 (9.84%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.56%) Big Data
5 4 (6.56%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (4.92%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (4.92%) SAP HANA
7 2 (3.28%) Data Lake
7 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.11%) JIRA
3 5 (8.20%) Gerrit
4 2 (3.28%) GitLab
General
1 6 (9.84%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Data Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Data Scientist
3 9 (14.75%) Data Manager
4 8 (13.11%) Senior Data Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Data Analytics Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Statistician
6 4 (6.56%) Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Data Science Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Analytics Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Data Analytics Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Hadoop Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) WS-I
2 7 (11.48%) Apache NiFi
3 6 (9.84%) D3.js
3 6 (9.84%) Flask
3 6 (9.84%) Pandas
3 6 (9.84%) REST
4 4 (6.56%) Kafka
4 4 (6.56%) NumPy
4 4 (6.56%) PostGIS
4 4 (6.56%) RSS
4 4 (6.56%) SciPy
4 4 (6.56%) TensorFlow
5 3 (4.92%) Django
6 2 (3.28%) Keras
6 2 (3.28%) scikit-learn
7 1 (1.64%) .NET
7 1 (1.64%) PyTorch
7 1 (1.64%) React
7 1 (1.64%) Vue.js
7 1 (1.64%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 29 (47.54%) Algorithms
2 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (6.56%) PKI
5 2 (3.28%) Learning Management System
5 2 (3.28%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.64%) CUDA
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Machine Learning
2 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (32.79%) Statistics
4 19 (31.15%) Analytics
5 18 (29.51%) Artificial Intelligence
6 15 (24.59%) Mathematics
7 11 (18.03%) Bioinformatics
7 11 (18.03%) Data Engineering
8 10 (16.39%) Biology
8 10 (16.39%) Biostatistics
8 10 (16.39%) Computational Biology
8 10 (16.39%) Computer Science
9 9 (14.75%) Validation
10 8 (13.11%) Informatics
11 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
11 7 (11.48%) Data Modelling
11 7 (11.48%) Deep Learning
11 7 (11.48%) DevOps
11 7 (11.48%) ETL
11 7 (11.48%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) Python
2 19 (31.15%) SQL
3 15 (24.59%) R
4 6 (9.84%) Groovy
5 5 (8.20%) Scala
6 2 (3.28%) C
7 1 (1.64%) C#
7 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) Degree
2 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
3 10 (16.39%) DV Cleared
4 9 (14.75%) PhD
5 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.64%) IIBA
6 1 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) Data Quality
2 5 (8.20%) GxP
3 4 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 16 (26.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Tableau
2 3 (4.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) DocuSign
3 2 (3.28%) Google
3 2 (3.28%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (3.28%) Workday
4 1 (1.64%) Hortonworks