Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 166 179
Rank change year-on-year +17 +13 +38
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 105 89 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.49% 1.25% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.49% 2.82% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 76 53
City of London median daily rate £600 £638 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +2.27%
10th Percentile £413 £444 £337
90th Percentile £745 £813 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £600 £588
% change year-on-year -4.17% +2.13% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,010 3,158 2,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.62% 44.22% 42.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,350 2,451 2,200
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £300 £319 £313
90th Percentile £713 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 38 32
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.71 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.17% +14.25% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.43 £12.68 £11.25
90th Percentile £36.76 £33.25 £54.51
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.88% +17.14% -11.39%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in the City of London

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Algorithms in the City of London

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Algorithms in the City of London

Algorithms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Algorithms in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 59 (56.19%) Python
2 42 (40.00%) Data Science
3 40 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (34.29%) SQL
5 35 (33.33%) Java
6 33 (31.43%) Finance
7 32 (30.48%) Machine Learning
8 31 (29.52%) Data Structures
9 23 (21.90%) Artificial Intelligence
10 22 (20.95%) Scala
11 21 (20.00%) C++
12 20 (19.05%) Hadoop
13 19 (18.10%) OO
13 19 (18.10%) Degree
13 19 (18.10%) Apache Spark
14 18 (17.14%) Computer Science
14 18 (17.14%) Big Data
14 18 (17.14%) Kafka
15 16 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (14.29%) R
16 15 (14.29%) Linux
17 14 (13.33%) Analytics
18 13 (12.38%) NoSQL
18 13 (12.38%) Mathematics
18 13 (12.38%) React
18 13 (12.38%) Flask
18 13 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (11.43%) Visualisation
19 12 (11.43%) Scrum
19 12 (11.43%) JavaScript

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 19 (18.10%) Apache Spark
2 9 (8.57%) IPython
3 7 (6.67%) SAS
4 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.86%) Apache
7 2 (1.90%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.95%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.90%) InVision
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.95%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.81%) Office 365
5 2 (1.90%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 2 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.95%) AdWords
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.95%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.95%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.95%) GitHub
6 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.95%) Google Play
6 1 (0.95%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.95%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) IMAP
1 4 (3.81%) SMTP
2 2 (1.90%) Skype
2 2 (1.90%) WAAS
2 2 (1.90%) WAN
3 1 (0.95%) HTTP
3 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) Hadoop
2 18 (17.14%) Big Data
3 13 (12.38%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.52%) Data Mining
5 8 (7.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (7.62%) Blockchain
6 6 (5.71%) HBase
6 6 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.71%) Power BI
6 6 (5.71%) Spotfire
6 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.76%) Redis
8 3 (2.86%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.86%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.95%) Apache Kudu
9 1 (0.95%) MySQL
9 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.81%) JUnit
3 4 (3.81%) TestNG
3 4 (3.81%) webpack
4 3 (2.86%) Babel
4 3 (2.86%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.90%) Grunt
5 2 (1.90%) gulp
5 2 (1.90%) JIRA
5 2 (1.90%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.90%) Mocha
5 2 (1.90%) PhantomJS
5 2 (1.90%) Subversion
5 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.95%) JMeter
6 1 (0.95%) Maven
6 1 (0.95%) NUnit
General
1 33 (31.43%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Banking
3 8 (7.62%) Front Office
4 6 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.71%) Marketing
5 3 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (53.33%) Developer
2 21 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Data Scientist
4 15 (14.29%) Data Engineer
5 14 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Quantitative Developer
7 8 (7.62%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Python Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) Scala Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Architect
9 6 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) React Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Security Architect
11 4 (3.81%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Data Scientist
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 3 (2.86%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.14%) Kafka
2 13 (12.38%) Flask
2 13 (12.38%) React
3 11 (10.48%) NumPy
3 11 (10.48%) Pandas
4 9 (8.57%) REST
5 7 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
5 7 (6.67%) Node.js
5 7 (6.67%) Redux
5 7 (6.67%) RESTful
5 7 (6.67%) Spring
5 7 (6.67%) TensorFlow
6 6 (5.71%) CSS
6 6 (5.71%) Smart Contracts
7 4 (3.81%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (3.81%) HTML
7 4 (3.81%) Jest
7 4 (3.81%) scikit-learn
7 4 (3.81%) Web Services
8 3 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (29.52%) Data Structures
2 18 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 13 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.57%) Client/Server
4 9 (8.57%) Hedge funds
5 8 (7.62%) NHS
6 6 (5.71%) Equities
6 6 (5.71%) User Experience
7 5 (4.76%) Digital Currency
7 5 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (3.81%) Fintech
9 3 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.90%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.95%) Derivative
11 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.95%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (3.81%) Windows
2 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) Unix
4 1 (0.95%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.00%) Data Science
2 40 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (30.48%) Machine Learning
4 23 (21.90%) Artificial Intelligence
5 19 (18.10%) OO
6 14 (13.33%) Analytics
7 13 (12.38%) Mathematics
8 12 (11.43%) Scrum
8 12 (11.43%) Visualisation
9 11 (10.48%) OOD
9 11 (10.48%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.52%) TDD
11 9 (8.57%) Automated Trading
11 9 (8.57%) Backtesting
11 9 (8.57%) Conversational UI
11 9 (8.57%) Data Security
11 9 (8.57%) ETL
11 9 (8.57%) OOP
11 9 (8.57%) Predictive Modelling
11 9 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 59 (56.19%) Python
2 36 (34.29%) SQL
3 35 (33.33%) Java
4 22 (20.95%) Scala
5 21 (20.00%) C++
6 15 (14.29%) R
7 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
8 10 (9.52%) MATLAB
9 9 (8.57%) C#
9 9 (8.57%) Cython
10 8 (7.62%) C
11 7 (6.67%) Java 8
11 7 (6.67%) PHP
12 5 (4.76%) Go
13 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.86%) ES6
14 3 (2.86%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.90%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.95%) sed
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) Degree
2 7 (6.67%) Master's Degree
3 6 (5.71%) PhD
4 5 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.90%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (8.57%) Apache Flume
1 9 (8.57%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.95%) etcd
3 1 (0.95%) HDFS
3 1 (0.95%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) Terraform
2 3 (2.86%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.90%) Ansible
4 1 (0.95%) Consul
4 1 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.95%) Mesos
4 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Oracle
2 8 (7.62%) Tableau
2 8 (7.62%) Talend
3 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.71%) Alteryx
4 6 (5.71%) Informatica
5 5 (4.76%) Google
6 3 (2.86%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.90%) Lotus
8 1 (0.95%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.95%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (0.95%) Perfecto Mobile
8 1 (0.95%) Samsung