Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 184 191
Rank change year-on-year +27 +7 +45
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 104 66 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.49% 0.97% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.43% 2.27% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 52 41
City of London median daily rate £550 £650 £548
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +18.72% -0.45%
10th Percentile £413 £463 £311
90th Percentile £775 £813 £700
Central London median daily rate £533 £650 £581
% change year-on-year -18.08% +11.83% +4.26%
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 3,034 2,903 2,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.41% 42.76% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,363 2,203 2,253
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +1.06%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £306
90th Percentile £713 £699 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 34 25
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.94% +6.58% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.09 £12.59 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £73.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.12% +7.71% -16.67%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 50 (48.08%) Python
2 48 (46.15%) Java
3 42 (40.38%) Machine Learning
4 40 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (36.54%) Data Science
6 31 (29.81%) Finance
7 25 (24.04%) SQL
8 23 (22.12%) Hadoop
9 22 (21.15%) Apache Spark
10 21 (20.19%) Big Data
11 19 (18.27%) Data Structures
12 18 (17.31%) Scala
12 18 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (17.31%) Artificial Intelligence
12 18 (17.31%) Degree
13 17 (16.35%) Computer Science
14 16 (15.38%) OOP
15 15 (14.42%) C++
15 15 (14.42%) Kafka
15 15 (14.42%) R
16 14 (13.46%) Mathematics
16 14 (13.46%) Scrum
16 14 (13.46%) Banking
17 13 (12.50%) Software Engineering
17 13 (12.50%) NoSQL
17 13 (12.50%) Analytics
18 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
18 11 (10.58%) Front Office
18 11 (10.58%) Docker
18 11 (10.58%) TensorFlow

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 22 (21.15%) Apache Spark
2 9 (8.65%) Apache
3 5 (4.81%) SAS
4 3 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.92%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.96%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.96%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.96%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (3.85%) GitHub
4 2 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.96%) AdWords
5 1 (0.96%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (0.96%) Google Play
5 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) IMAP
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) Skype
2 1 (0.96%) SMTP
2 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.12%) Hadoop
2 21 (20.19%) Big Data
3 13 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (7.69%) Blockchain
5 8 (7.69%) Data Mining
6 7 (6.73%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.81%) Apache Hive
7 5 (4.81%) HBase
7 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.85%) Redis
8 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.88%) Power BI
9 3 (2.88%) Spotfire
9 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.88%) Sqoop
10 2 (1.92%) Apache Kudu
10 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.73%) JUnit
4 4 (3.85%) Appium
4 4 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.85%) Maven
4 4 (3.85%) Selenium
5 3 (2.88%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.88%) TestNG
5 3 (2.88%) webpack
6 2 (1.92%) Babel
6 2 (1.92%) Grunt
6 2 (1.92%) gulp
6 2 (1.92%) Mocha
6 2 (1.92%) PhantomJS
6 2 (1.92%) Subversion
6 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.96%) NUnit
7 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (29.81%) Finance
2 14 (13.46%) Banking
3 11 (10.58%) Front Office
4 8 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Marketing
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (55.77%) Developer
2 25 (24.04%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.31%) Data Scientist
4 12 (11.54%) Python Developer
5 10 (9.62%) AWS Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Data Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Architect
7 8 (7.69%) Machine Learning Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 5 (4.81%) Python Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Scala Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Security Architect
10 4 (3.85%) Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) React Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Test Automation Developer
11 3 (2.88%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (2.88%) Front Office Developer
11 3 (2.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.42%) Kafka
2 11 (10.58%) TensorFlow
3 10 (9.62%) REST
4 9 (8.65%) React
5 8 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (5.77%) Redux
6 6 (5.77%) Smart Contracts
7 5 (4.81%) CSS
7 5 (4.81%) Node.js
7 5 (4.81%) RESTful
7 5 (4.81%) Spring
8 4 (3.85%) Apache POI
8 4 (3.85%) Gherkin
8 4 (3.85%) HTML
8 4 (3.85%) Jest
9 3 (2.88%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (2.88%) HTML5
9 3 (2.88%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (2.88%) Web Services
10 2 (1.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Data Structures
2 17 (16.35%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.77%) Equities
4 6 (5.77%) Fintech
5 5 (4.81%) Digital Currency
5 5 (4.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.81%) NHS
6 4 (3.85%) Derivative
7 3 (2.88%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.92%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.92%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.92%) User Experience
9 1 (0.96%) Blog
9 1 (0.96%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.96%) Life Science
9 1 (0.96%) Social Network
9 1 (0.96%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Linux
2 4 (3.85%) CentOS
2 4 (3.85%) Ubuntu
2 4 (3.85%) Unix
3 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.92%) DC/OS
5 1 (0.96%) Android
5 1 (0.96%) Windows
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.38%) Machine Learning
2 40 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (36.54%) Data Science
4 18 (17.31%) Artificial Intelligence
5 16 (15.38%) OOP
6 14 (13.46%) Mathematics
6 14 (13.46%) Scrum
7 13 (12.50%) Analytics
7 13 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 10 (9.62%) Predictive Modelling
8 10 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (9.62%) Test Automation
8 10 (9.62%) Visualisation
9 9 (8.65%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.65%) Low Latency
9 9 (8.65%) OO
9 9 (8.65%) Open Source
9 9 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (7.69%) Microservices
10 8 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.08%) Python
2 48 (46.15%) Java
3 25 (24.04%) SQL
4 18 (17.31%) Scala
5 15 (14.42%) C++
5 15 (14.42%) R
6 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
7 10 (9.62%) Java 8
8 9 (8.65%) C#
8 9 (8.65%) MATLAB
9 8 (7.69%) C
10 5 (4.81%) Go
11 3 (2.88%) ES6
11 3 (2.88%) PHP
12 2 (1.92%) Julia
12 2 (1.92%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.92%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) Degree
2 9 (8.65%) PhD
3 7 (6.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (4.81%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.92%) MiFID
4 1 (0.96%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Docker
2 6 (5.77%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.92%) HDFS
4 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.96%) etcd
4 1 (0.96%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Terraform
2 3 (2.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.92%) Mesos
4 1 (0.96%) Ansible
4 1 (0.96%) Consul
4 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) Oracle
2 6 (5.77%) Google
3 5 (4.81%) Tableau
3 5 (4.81%) Talend
4 4 (3.85%) Alteryx
4 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.88%) Hortonworks
5 3 (2.88%) Informatica
6 1 (0.96%) Lotus
6 1 (0.96%) Samsung
6 1 (0.96%) Splunk