Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 36 68
Rank change year-on-year +13 +32 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Science 24 58 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.96% 5.03% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.63% 5.82% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 46 6
Median daily rate £475 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +26.32% -17.39%
10th Percentile £370 £401 £408
90th Percentile £875 £705 £544
East of England median daily rate £488 £600 £500
% change year-on-year -18.75% +20.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £75.00 - £28.00
East of England median hourly rate £75.00 - £28.00

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 362 996 936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 89.83% 86.31% 86.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 558 470
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £267 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £576
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 98 87
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.91% -0.71% -46.97%
10th Percentile £13.24 £10.42 £11.17
90th Percentile £46.50 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £17.41
% change year-on-year +48.57% +0.52% -36.69%

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in Cambridgeshire

Data Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Science in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Data Science in Cambridgeshire

Data Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Science in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 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 +17 17 £500 -16.67% 9
Peterborough - 6 £438 -
Data Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 14 (58.33%) Analytics
2 12 (50.00%) Python
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) Machine Learning
5 7 (29.17%) Project Management
6 6 (25.00%) ETL
7 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
7 5 (20.83%) Azure
7 5 (20.83%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (20.83%) Databricks
7 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
7 5 (20.83%) Serverless
8 4 (16.67%) Azure Functions
8 4 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.67%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
8 4 (16.67%) Data Mart
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (16.67%) PhD
8 4 (16.67%) Data Lake
8 4 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (16.67%) R
8 4 (16.67%) AWS
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 1 (4.17%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Azure
1 5 (20.83%) Serverless
2 4 (16.67%) AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
2 4 (16.67%) Azure Functions
3 2 (8.33%) Power Platform
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (16.67%) Data Lake
2 4 (16.67%) Data Mart
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Power BI
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) Spotfire
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) CMake
2 1 (4.17%) Gradle
2 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Data Scientist
1 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Data Science Manager
2 5 (20.83%) IT Manager
2 5 (20.83%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Data Science Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Android Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Android Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Pandas
1 3 (12.50%) scikit-learn
2 2 (8.33%) Matplotlib
2 2 (8.33%) Seaborn
2 2 (8.33%) Shiny
2 2 (8.33%) TensorFlow
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Core
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) Android NDK
3 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) CNTK
3 1 (4.17%) Django
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) Keras
3 1 (4.17%) NetworkX
3 1 (4.17%) PySpark
3 1 (4.17%) PyTorch
3 1 (4.17%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (4.17%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Reference Data
1 2 (8.33%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Analytics
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 8 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) ETL
6 5 (20.83%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
7 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (16.67%) Predictive Analytics
8 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 3 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
8 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
9 2 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) R
4 3 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) VBA
6 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) PhD
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Databricks
2 3 (12.50%) Tableau
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle