Period
to 16 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 16 August 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
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 174 162
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12 +44
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 23 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.46% 0.41% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 1.22% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 12
East of England median daily rate £513 £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +30.43% +4.55%
10th Percentile £131 £213 £300
90th Percentile £671 £600 £488
England median daily rate £539 £500 £473
% change year-on-year +7.75% +5.82% -14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £46.07
England median hourly rate £22.50 £15.07 £37.50
% change year-on-year +49.30% -59.81% -9.64%

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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,567 1,555 1,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.61% 33.40% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 912 935
East of England median daily rate £450 £401 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.15% +2.88% +4.00%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £211
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 121 142
East of England median hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -7.89% -36.67%
10th Percentile £13.42 £10.40 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.38 £47.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.50% - +8.11%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in the East of England

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Algorithms in the East of England

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Algorithms in the East of England

Algorithms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Algorithms in the East of England

Algorithms
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Cambridgeshire +9 8 £500 +11.11% 56
Hertfordshire -5 8 £281 -37.50% 11
Essex +5 3 £525 - 3
Bedfordshire +2 2 £600 +31.11% 3
Suffolk - 2 £725 - 1
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
3 7 (30.43%) Analytics
3 7 (30.43%) Big Data
3 7 (30.43%) Data Science
4 6 (26.09%) Data Structures
5 5 (21.74%) Machine Learning
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
5 5 (21.74%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) PHP
6 4 (17.39%) MySQL
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 4 (17.39%) Google Analytics
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) Google
6 4 (17.39%) Pay per click
6 4 (17.39%) Marketing
6 4 (17.39%) SEO
6 4 (17.39%) Law
6 4 (17.39%) OOP
6 4 (17.39%) Link Building
6 4 (17.39%) Laravel
6 4 (17.39%) Web Development
6 4 (17.39%) WordPress
6 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
6 4 (17.39%) Social Media
6 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
1 4 (17.39%) WordPress
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Pig
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
1 2 (8.70%) S/MIME
1 2 (8.70%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) OpenFlow
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.35%) Impala
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Presto
4 1 (4.35%) QlikView
4 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Law
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Data Scientist
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) SEO Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Scientist
6 1 (4.35%) Backend Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Control Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Database Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
1 4 (17.39%) Laravel
2 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
2 2 (8.70%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) Kafka
3 1 (4.35%) MFC
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) OpenCV
3 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.35%) Redux
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) TensorFlow
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Structures
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 4 (17.39%) Social Media
4 2 (8.70%) PKI
5 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Native
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
2 7 (30.43%) Analytics
2 7 (30.43%) Data Science
3 5 (21.74%) Machine Learning
4 4 (17.39%) Content Marketing
4 4 (17.39%) Link Building
4 4 (17.39%) OOP
4 4 (17.39%) Pay per click
4 4 (17.39%) SEO
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
5 3 (13.04%) MapReduce
5 3 (13.04%) Mathematical Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) Biology
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (8.70%) Physics
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) PHP
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Scala
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) R
6 1 (4.35%) ES6
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) PhD
4 1 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) CA
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Alteryx
3 1 (4.35%) Teradata