Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Algorithms
London > Central London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 180 182
Rank change year-on-year +38 +2 +47
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 176 103 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.88% 1.19% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.74% 2.87% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 88 71
Central London median daily rate £575 £600 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +2.13% +5.38%
10th Percentile £413 £450 £388
90th Percentile £720 £813 £688
London median daily rate £550 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £29.25 £55.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year -46.82% +73.23% -

Algorithms is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,713 3,592 3,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 39.70% 41.54% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,823 2,765 2,319
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £700 £713 £663
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 40 39
Central London median hourly rate £19.38 £22.26 £18.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.95% +20.64% -6.58%
10th Percentile £13.66 £13.28 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.25 £34.56 £57.00
London median hourly rate £22.93 £21.90 £19.37
% change year-on-year +4.70% +13.09% -6.47%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in Central London

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Algorithms in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Algorithms in Central London

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in Central London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Algorithms in Central London

Algorithms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Algorithms in Central London

Algorithms
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the Central London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
City of London +26 124 £600 -4.00% 93
West End of London - 34 £475 -
Algorithms
London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Algorithms 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 Central London region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 84 (47.73%) Python
2 79 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (43.75%) Finance
4 75 (42.61%) Data Structures
5 62 (35.23%) SQL
6 60 (34.09%) Computer Science
7 59 (33.52%) OO
7 59 (33.52%) Data Science
8 50 (28.41%) Amazon AWS
9 47 (26.70%) OOD
10 46 (26.14%) Machine Learning
11 45 (25.57%) Java
12 40 (22.73%) JavaScript
13 38 (21.59%) Degree
14 37 (21.02%) Problem-Solving
15 35 (19.89%) Git (software)
15 35 (19.89%) TDD
15 35 (19.89%) Big Data
16 34 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
17 32 (18.18%) Apache Spark
17 32 (18.18%) Kafka
18 30 (17.05%) Analytics
18 30 (17.05%) Test Automation
18 30 (17.05%) Hadoop
18 30 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
19 29 (16.48%) Scala
19 29 (16.48%) REST
20 28 (15.91%) User Experience
20 28 (15.91%) Artificial Intelligence
21 27 (15.34%) Docker

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 32 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 15 (8.52%) IPython
3 14 (7.95%) SAS
4 7 (3.98%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.41%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.27%) Apache
7 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.57%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.14%) InVision
3 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (28.41%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.95%) GitHub
4 13 (7.39%) Heroku
5 11 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (3.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (3.41%) Office 365
8 5 (2.84%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (2.84%) Data Lake Analytics
9 4 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (1.70%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.57%) AdWords
11 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.57%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.57%) Google Play
11 1 (0.57%) Sauce Labs
11 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.41%) IMAP
1 6 (3.41%) SMTP
2 4 (2.27%) WAAS
3 3 (1.70%) Skype
4 2 (1.14%) HTTP
4 2 (1.14%) Internet
4 2 (1.14%) WAN
5 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.89%) Big Data
2 30 (17.05%) Hadoop
3 20 (11.36%) NoSQL
4 16 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 14 (7.95%) HBase
6 13 (7.39%) MongoDB
6 13 (7.39%) Redis
7 12 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 10 (5.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (5.68%) SQL Server
10 9 (5.11%) Blockchain
10 9 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (5.11%) SAP HANA
11 7 (3.98%) Apache Hive
11 7 (3.98%) Power BI
11 7 (3.98%) Spotfire
12 6 (3.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 6 (3.41%) HDInsight
12 6 (3.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 35 (19.89%) Git (software)
2 24 (13.64%) webpack
3 17 (9.66%) Jenkins
4 16 (9.09%) PostCSS
5 8 (4.55%) Selenium
6 7 (3.98%) Jasmine
6 7 (3.98%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (3.41%) Grunt
7 6 (3.41%) gulp
7 6 (3.41%) JUnit
7 6 (3.41%) Mocha
7 6 (3.41%) TestNG
8 4 (2.27%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (2.27%) Protractor
8 4 (2.27%) Sinon.JS
8 4 (2.27%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.27%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.70%) Babel
9 3 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 77 (43.75%) Finance
2 10 (5.68%) Banking
3 9 (5.11%) Retail
4 7 (3.98%) Marketing
5 6 (3.41%) Front Office
5 6 (3.41%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.27%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (57.95%) Developer
2 26 (14.77%) Python Developer
3 24 (13.64%) Data Engineer
4 21 (11.93%) Data Scientist
4 21 (11.93%) React Developer
5 19 (10.80%) Java Developer
6 18 (10.23%) Senior Developer
7 15 (8.52%) Quantitative Developer
8 12 (6.82%) Big Data Engineer
8 12 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (5.68%) Azure Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) Python Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) Scala Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.98%) Architect
12 6 (3.41%) Digital Developer
12 6 (3.41%) Security Architect
12 6 (3.41%) Senior Data Engineer
12 6 (3.41%) Senior React Developer
13 5 (2.84%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.18%) Kafka
2 29 (16.48%) REST
3 26 (14.77%) CSS
4 24 (13.64%) HTML
4 24 (13.64%) Redux
5 20 (11.36%) Flask
6 19 (10.80%) NumPy
6 19 (10.80%) Pandas
7 18 (10.23%) React
8 17 (9.66%) Enzyme
9 15 (8.52%) Chai
9 15 (8.52%) GraphQL
10 14 (7.95%) Node.js
11 13 (7.39%) Spring
12 10 (5.68%) RESTful
13 8 (4.55%) AngularJS
13 8 (4.55%) Jest
13 8 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
13 8 (4.55%) TensorFlow
14 7 (3.98%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 75 (42.61%) Data Structures
2 34 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (15.91%) User Experience
4 17 (9.66%) Hedge funds
5 15 (8.52%) Client/Server
6 8 (4.55%) NHS
7 7 (3.98%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.84%) Digital Currency
10 4 (2.27%) Equities
10 4 (2.27%) Fintech
10 4 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.14%) Derivative
11 2 (1.14%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.14%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.57%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.93%) Linux
2 6 (3.41%) Windows
2 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.84%) Android
3 5 (2.84%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (34.09%) Computer Science
3 59 (33.52%) Data Science
3 59 (33.52%) OO
4 47 (26.70%) OOD
5 46 (26.14%) Machine Learning
6 37 (21.02%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (19.89%) TDD
8 30 (17.05%) Analytics
8 30 (17.05%) Test Automation
9 28 (15.91%) Artificial Intelligence
10 25 (14.20%) Scrum
11 20 (11.36%) BDD
11 20 (11.36%) Microservices
12 19 (10.80%) DevOps
12 19 (10.80%) Mathematics
13 17 (9.66%) Visualisation
14 16 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (9.09%) ETL
15 15 (8.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 84 (47.73%) Python
2 62 (35.23%) SQL
3 45 (25.57%) Java
4 40 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 29 (16.48%) Scala
6 26 (14.77%) C++
7 24 (13.64%) R
8 19 (10.80%) ES6
9 18 (10.23%) C#
10 15 (8.52%) Cython
11 13 (7.39%) Go
12 12 (6.82%) Java 8
13 11 (6.25%) MATLAB
14 7 (3.98%) C
14 7 (3.98%) PHP
15 6 (3.41%) PowerShell
16 4 (2.27%) TypeScript
17 2 (1.14%) Kotlin
17 2 (1.14%) Ruby
17 2 (1.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 38 (21.59%) Degree
2 12 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (6.82%) Master's Degree
3 5 (2.84%) PhD
4 1 (0.57%) CISA
4 1 (0.57%) CISM
4 1 (0.57%) CISSP
4 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.57%) ISACA
4 1 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.57%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.82%) QA
2 4 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.14%) GDPR
3 2 (1.14%) MiFID
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (15.34%) Docker
2 15 (8.52%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.57%) etcd
4 1 (0.57%) HDFS
4 1 (0.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (7.39%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.11%) Terraform
3 3 (1.70%) Ansible
4 2 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.57%) collectd
5 1 (0.57%) Consul
5 1 (0.57%) Fluentd
5 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.57%) Packer
5 1 (0.57%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.57%) StatsD
Vendors
1 16 (9.09%) Oracle
2 15 (8.52%) Talend
3 13 (7.39%) Alteryx
4 12 (6.82%) Google
4 12 (6.82%) Informatica
5 11 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.68%) Tableau
6 10 (5.68%) Twitter
7 9 (5.11%) SAP
8 6 (3.41%) Databricks
8 6 (3.41%) Hortonworks
9 5 (2.84%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.14%) Lotus
11 1 (0.57%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.57%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 1 (0.57%) PagerDuty
11 1 (0.57%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.57%) RapidMiner
11 1 (0.57%) Reuters
11 1 (0.57%) Samsung