Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 33 75
Rank change year-on-year +12 +42 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Science 19 65 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.07% 5.49% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 6.37% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 48 11
Median daily rate £538 £600 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.42% +25.00% +12.94%
10th Percentile £390 £388 £405
90th Percentile £658 £716 £550
East of England median daily rate £550 £600 £500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £75.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £75.00 - -

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 276 1,020 1,054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.18% 86.22% 87.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 579 568
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £266
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
East of England median daily rate £437 £445 £438
% change year-on-year -1.80% +1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 97 89
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% -48.67%
10th Percentile £14.25 £10.75 £12.43
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £49.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% - -41.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 11 £519 -9.78% 10
Data Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (73.68%) Python
2 13 (68.42%) Visualisation
2 13 (68.42%) Data Visualisation
3 12 (63.16%) Machine Learning
4 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) Pandas
6 8 (42.11%) Algorithms
6 8 (42.11%) scikit-learn
6 8 (42.11%) Degree
6 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
7 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (36.84%) TensorFlow
7 7 (36.84%) XGBoost
7 7 (36.84%) PyTorch
8 6 (31.58%) Power Platform
8 6 (31.58%) Random Forest
8 6 (31.58%) Keras
8 6 (31.58%) Exploratory Data Analysis
8 6 (31.58%) Power BI
8 6 (31.58%) Apache Spark
8 6 (31.58%) Big Data
8 6 (31.58%) NumPy
8 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
8 6 (31.58%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (31.58%) Neural Network
9 5 (26.32%) Apache
9 5 (26.32%) Apache Hive
9 5 (26.32%) Analytics

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 6 (31.58%) Apache Spark
2 5 (26.32%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Power Platform
2 2 (10.53%) AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.26%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Big Data
1 6 (31.58%) Power BI
2 5 (26.32%) Apache Hive
3 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (21.05%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (10.53%) Spotfire
4 2 (10.53%) Tableau
5 1 (5.26%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) CMake
2 1 (5.26%) Gradle
General
1 4 (21.05%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Data Scientist
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Android Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Android Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) C++ Android Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Data Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Python Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Scientist
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Pandas
2 8 (42.11%) scikit-learn
3 7 (36.84%) PyTorch
3 7 (36.84%) TensorFlow
3 7 (36.84%) XGBoost
4 6 (31.58%) Keras
4 6 (31.58%) NumPy
5 2 (10.53%) Matplotlib
5 2 (10.53%) Seaborn
5 2 (10.53%) Shiny
6 1 (5.26%) Android NDK
6 1 (5.26%) CNTK
6 1 (5.26%) NetworkX
6 1 (5.26%) PySpark
6 1 (5.26%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Algorithms
2 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Data Visualisation
1 13 (68.42%) Visualisation
2 12 (63.16%) Machine Learning
3 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
4 6 (31.58%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) Exploratory Data Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) Neural Network
4 6 (31.58%) Random Forest
5 5 (26.32%) Analytics
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) Biostatistics
8 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
8 2 (10.53%) Informatics
8 2 (10.53%) Predictive Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Python
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) R
4 2 (10.53%) C
4 2 (10.53%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 5 (26.32%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (21.05%) PhD
5 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Databricks
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle