Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 39 76
Rank change year-on-year +14 +37 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Science 48 39 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.04% 3.79% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.95% 4.50% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 3
Median daily rate £475 £650 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.92% +44.44% -18.18%
10th Percentile £400 £515 £425
90th Percentile £875 £694 £545
East of England median daily rate £475 £638 £525
% change year-on-year -25.49% +21.43% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £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 691 866 983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.92% 84.24% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 470 461
Median daily rate £461 £441 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +6.97% +10.00%
10th Percentile £267 £254 £256
90th Percentile £625 £625 £563
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 84 95
Median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -37.50% -15.15%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 £11.62
90th Percentile £49.00 £49.63 £49.55
Median hourly rate £21.17 £19.50 £21.31
% change year-on-year +8.56% -8.48% -35.43%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +19 39 £500 -16.67% 12
Peterborough - 6 £438 - 1
Data Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 21 (43.75%) Python
2 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (35.42%) Artificial Intelligence
3 17 (35.42%) SQL
4 16 (33.33%) Statistics
4 16 (33.33%) Analytics
5 14 (29.17%) Machine Learning
5 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
6 12 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
7 11 (22.92%) Degree
7 11 (22.92%) Biology
7 11 (22.92%) Biostatistics
7 11 (22.92%) ETL
7 11 (22.92%) WS-I
7 11 (22.92%) Electronic Patient Records
7 11 (22.92%) Computational Biology
8 10 (20.83%) Data Engineering
8 10 (20.83%) Mathematics
8 10 (20.83%) Tableau
9 9 (18.75%) AWS
9 9 (18.75%) Apache Spark
9 9 (18.75%) Algorithms
10 8 (16.67%) Kubernetes
10 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
11 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (14.58%) Validation
11 7 (14.58%) JIRA
11 7 (14.58%) Docker
11 7 (14.58%) Data Quality
11 7 (14.58%) R

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 (18.75%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.17%) Jupyter
2 2 (4.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) AWS
2 7 (14.58%) Azure
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon SageMaker
3 6 (12.50%) Serverless
4 4 (8.33%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (8.33%) Azure Functions
5 1 (2.08%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) Electronic Patient Records
2 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon Athena
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (8.33%) Data Lake
4 4 (8.33%) Data Mart
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.17%) Big Data
5 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.17%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.08%) Power BI
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) JIRA
3 6 (12.50%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Legal
1 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Data Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Senior Data Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Statistician
4 5 (10.42%) Data Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Data Science Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Data Scientist
4 5 (10.42%) Developer
4 5 (10.42%) IT Manager
4 5 (10.42%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Data Analytics Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Python Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) WS-I
2 5 (10.42%) D3.js
3 4 (8.33%) TensorFlow
4 2 (4.17%) Django
4 2 (4.17%) Keras
4 2 (4.17%) scikit-learn
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.08%) jQuery
5 1 (2.08%) OpenCV
5 1 (2.08%) PyTorch
5 1 (2.08%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Algorithms
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.25%) Reference Data
5 2 (4.17%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (2.08%) CUDA
6 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) Artificial Intelligence
3 16 (33.33%) Analytics
3 16 (33.33%) Statistics
4 14 (29.17%) Machine Learning
5 12 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
6 11 (22.92%) Biology
6 11 (22.92%) Biostatistics
6 11 (22.92%) Computational Biology
6 11 (22.92%) ETL
7 10 (20.83%) Data Engineering
7 10 (20.83%) Mathematics
8 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.58%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (14.58%) Validation
9 7 (14.58%) Visualisation
10 6 (12.50%) Data Validation
10 6 (12.50%) Health Informatics
10 6 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) Python
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 7 (14.58%) R
4 6 (12.50%) Scala
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) PhD
3 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Tableau
2 4 (8.33%) Databricks
3 2 (4.17%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) SAP