Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 181 202
Rank change year-on-year +30 +21 +37
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 153 89 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.68% 1.12% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.06% 2.64% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 67 64
Central London median daily rate £550 £625 £556
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +12.36% -0.22%
10th Percentile £413 £448 £340
90th Percentile £775 £813 £688
London median daily rate £550 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £28.00 - -

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 3,773 3,374 3,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 41.48% 42.28% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,890 2,544 2,576
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +0.80%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £700 £688 £663
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 41 37
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.29 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £73.00
London median hourly rate £22.97 £21.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.83% +14.21% -4.40%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +11 98 £563 -13.46% 70
West End of London - 28 £563 - 23
City of Westminster +7 8 - -
Algorithms
London

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 66 (43.14%) Python
2 63 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (41.18%) Data Structures
3 58 (37.91%) Finance
4 56 (36.60%) Machine Learning
5 50 (32.68%) Computer Science
6 47 (30.72%) Data Science
7 43 (28.10%) OO
8 42 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
9 40 (26.14%) Java
10 36 (23.53%) JavaScript
11 35 (22.88%) SQL
12 33 (21.57%) OOD
13 32 (20.92%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (19.61%) Artificial Intelligence
15 28 (18.30%) REST
15 28 (18.30%) Docker
16 27 (17.65%) Big Data
17 25 (16.34%) Git (software)
17 25 (16.34%) Scala
17 25 (16.34%) Degree
17 25 (16.34%) TDD
18 24 (15.69%) Scrum
18 24 (15.69%) Hadoop
19 22 (14.38%) CSS
20 21 (13.73%) Test Automation
20 21 (13.73%) Analytics
20 21 (13.73%) User Experience
21 20 (13.07%) Apache Spark
21 20 (13.07%) webpack

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 20 (13.07%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.23%) SAS
3 7 (4.58%) Apache
4 4 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.96%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.96%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.31%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.65%) IPython
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.31%) SPSS
2 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.65%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.65%) InVision
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (9.80%) GitHub
3 15 (9.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (5.23%) Heroku
5 4 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.96%) Office 365
7 1 (0.65%) AdWords
7 1 (0.65%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.65%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.65%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.65%) Google Play
7 1 (0.65%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.61%) HTTP
1 4 (2.61%) SMTP
2 3 (1.96%) IMAP
3 2 (1.31%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.31%) Skype
3 2 (1.31%) WAN
4 1 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) Network Security
4 1 (0.65%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.65%) Big Data
2 24 (15.69%) Hadoop
3 19 (12.42%) NoSQL
4 16 (10.46%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.54%) Data Mining
6 9 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 9 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.58%) Blockchain
7 7 (4.58%) HBase
8 6 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.27%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.61%) Power BI
10 4 (2.61%) Redis
10 4 (2.61%) SAP HANA
10 4 (2.61%) Spotfire
10 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.96%) Sqoop
12 2 (1.31%) Base SAS
12 2 (1.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 25 (16.34%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.07%) webpack
3 11 (7.19%) PostCSS
4 10 (6.54%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 9 (5.88%) Selenium
6 8 (5.23%) Grunt
6 8 (5.23%) gulp
7 6 (3.92%) JUnit
7 6 (3.92%) Mocha
8 5 (3.27%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.61%) Appium
9 4 (2.61%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (2.61%) Maven
9 4 (2.61%) PhantomJS
9 4 (2.61%) Protractor
9 4 (2.61%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (1.96%) Subversion
10 3 (1.96%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 58 (37.91%) Finance
2 12 (7.84%) Banking
3 11 (7.19%) Front Office
4 7 (4.58%) Games
5 6 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.27%) Marketing
6 5 (3.27%) Retail
7 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (64.71%) Developer
2 19 (12.42%) Data Scientist
2 19 (12.42%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.76%) Python Developer
4 15 (9.80%) React Developer
5 14 (9.15%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.84%) Data Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (5.23%) Python Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) Analyst
8 7 (4.58%) Architect
8 7 (4.58%) AWS Developer
8 7 (4.58%) Backend Developer
8 7 (4.58%) Digital Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Big Data Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Machine Learning Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 6 (3.92%) Security Architect
9 6 (3.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.27%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.30%) REST
2 22 (14.38%) CSS
3 19 (12.42%) HTML
3 19 (12.42%) Redux
4 16 (10.46%) Kafka
5 15 (9.80%) Chai
6 13 (8.50%) React
7 12 (7.84%) Enzyme
8 11 (7.19%) Node.js
9 10 (6.54%) Django
9 10 (6.54%) Jest
10 9 (5.88%) TensorFlow
11 8 (5.23%) AngularJS
11 8 (5.23%) Gherkin
11 8 (5.23%) GraphQL
12 7 (4.58%) .NET
12 7 (4.58%) Middleware
12 7 (4.58%) Play Framework
13 6 (3.92%) CSS3
13 6 (3.92%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 63 (41.18%) Data Structures
2 50 (32.68%) Computer Science
3 21 (13.73%) User Experience
4 19 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.23%) NHS
6 7 (4.58%) Equities
6 7 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (3.27%) Digital Currency
7 5 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.61%) Derivative
8 4 (2.61%) Fintech
8 4 (2.61%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.61%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.31%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.65%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.19%) Linux
1 11 (7.19%) Unix
2 4 (2.61%) CentOS
2 4 (2.61%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.96%) Windows
3 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.31%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.65%) DC/OS
5 1 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (36.60%) Machine Learning
3 47 (30.72%) Data Science
4 43 (28.10%) OO
5 33 (21.57%) OOD
6 32 (20.92%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (19.61%) Artificial Intelligence
8 25 (16.34%) TDD
9 24 (15.69%) Scrum
10 21 (13.73%) Analytics
10 21 (13.73%) Test Automation
11 19 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (11.76%) OOP
12 18 (11.76%) Software Engineering
13 17 (11.11%) Mathematics
13 17 (11.11%) Visualisation
14 16 (10.46%) Kanban
15 11 (7.19%) Microservices
15 11 (7.19%) Multithreading
15 11 (7.19%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 66 (43.14%) Python
2 40 (26.14%) Java
3 36 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 35 (22.88%) SQL
5 25 (16.34%) Scala
6 19 (12.42%) C++
6 19 (12.42%) Go
6 19 (12.42%) R
7 14 (9.15%) C#
7 14 (9.15%) ES6
8 10 (6.54%) C
8 10 (6.54%) MATLAB
9 6 (3.92%) Java 8
10 4 (2.61%) PHP
11 3 (1.96%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.31%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.31%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.65%) Cython
13 1 (0.65%) Julia
Qualifications
1 25 (16.34%) Degree
2 10 (6.54%) PhD
3 7 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.58%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.65%) CISA
4 1 (0.65%) CISM
4 1 (0.65%) CISSP
4 1 (0.65%) ISACA
4 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.31%) GDPR
3 2 (1.31%) MiFID
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (18.30%) Docker
2 7 (4.58%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.96%) HDFS
4 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.65%) etcd
5 1 (0.65%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (9.15%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.27%) Terraform
3 3 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.65%) Ansible
4 1 (0.65%) Consul
4 1 (0.65%) Mesos
Vendors
1 19 (12.42%) Google
2 10 (6.54%) Twitter
3 9 (5.88%) Oracle
3 9 (5.88%) Tableau
4 8 (5.23%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.58%) Alteryx
5 7 (4.58%) Talend
6 4 (2.61%) Informatica
6 4 (2.61%) SAP
7 3 (1.96%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.31%) Lotus
8 2 (1.31%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.65%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.65%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 1 (0.65%) Perfecto Mobile
9 1 (0.65%) Reuters
9 1 (0.65%) Samsung
9 1 (0.65%) Splunk
9 1 (0.65%) VMware