Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 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
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 56 22 31
Rank change year-on-year -34 +9 +39
Contract jobs citing Data Science 6 20 64
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.91% 6.64% 5.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 7.30% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 47
10th Percentile £276 £384 £388
25th Percentile £401 £420 £428
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £533 £500 £600
Median % change year-on-year +6.50% -16.67% +22.45%
75th Percentile £588 £570 £678
90th Percentile " £588 £718
East of England median daily rate £525 £500 £600
% change year-on-year +5.00% -16.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £54.50 £75.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -27.33% - -
East of England median hourly rate £54.50 £75.00 -
% change year-on-year -27.33% - -

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 514 274 1,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 78.35% 91.03% 87.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 174 602
10th Percentile £140 £258 £255
25th Percentile £300 £318 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £411 £450 £438
Median % change year-on-year -8.61% +2.86% +2.94%
75th Percentile £515 £538 £525
90th Percentile £600 £632 £625
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 20 83
10th Percentile " £13.96 £9.82
25th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.25 £17.25
Median % change year-on-year -16.92% -5.80% -4.17%
75th Percentile £18.75 £47.81 £48.75
90th Percentile £34.50 £53.88 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -58.89% +164.71% -2.86%

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 28 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Science in Cambridgeshire

Data Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Science in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Data Science in Cambridgeshire

Data Science
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Science in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Hourly 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 28 September 2021. 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 -18 4 £343 -31.50% 13
Data Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (33.33%) Omniture
3 2 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Logistic Regression
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Tableau
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Segmentation

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 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Power Platform
2 1 (16.67%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (33.33%) Power BI
1 2 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (33.33%) Influencing Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Organisational Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Social Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Data Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) GraphQL
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (33.33%) Decision Tree
1 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Logistic Regression
1 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing Strategy
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Multichannel Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Project Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
1 2 (33.33%) Google
1 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (33.33%) Omniture