Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 188 182
Rank change year-on-year +81 -6 -18
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 78 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.83% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.91% 1.45% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 12 11
East of England median daily rate £538 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £418 £131 £213
90th Percentile £707 £671 £588
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £9.80 - -
England median hourly rate £43.78 £24.00 £15.07
% change year-on-year +82.43% +59.26% -59.81%

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 1,320 1,586 1,567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.03% 31.46% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 871 913
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +5.81%
10th Percentile £223 £213 £200
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 74 116
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £22.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.67% +28.17% -6.58%
10th Percentile £11.15 £13.70 £10.51
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.13 £47.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -

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 25 August 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 August 2019. 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 +40 60 £588 +46.88% 50
Hertfordshire +7 10 £450 +176.92% 7
Essex +27 4 £525 - 4
Bedfordshire +14 2 £608 +1.25% 3
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 48 (61.54%) Python
2 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (42.31%) Data Science
4 29 (37.18%) Computer Science
5 28 (35.90%) AWS
6 27 (34.62%) Machine Learning
7 26 (33.33%) Analytics
7 26 (33.33%) DevOps
7 26 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 22 (28.21%) DV Cleared
8 22 (28.21%) Hadoop
9 18 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (23.08%) Memory Management
9 18 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (23.08%) Degree
9 18 (23.08%) OO
9 18 (23.08%) OOD
9 18 (23.08%) SQL
10 17 (21.79%) Open Source
11 16 (20.51%) Artificial Intelligence
11 16 (20.51%) Apache
12 15 (19.23%) Workflow
12 15 (19.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (19.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 15 (19.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 14 (17.95%) Apache NiFi
14 13 (16.67%) Docker
14 13 (16.67%) R
14 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
14 13 (16.67%) Statistics

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 16 (20.51%) Apache
2 7 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (8.97%) Jupyter
2 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.13%) IIS
4 3 (3.85%) Confluence
5 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Simulink
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.90%) AWS
2 15 (19.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 15 (19.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (8.97%) GitHub
4 3 (3.85%) Amazon Glacier
4 3 (3.85%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon SageMaker
5 2 (2.56%) GCP
6 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) DHCP
2 2 (2.56%) 3GPP
2 2 (2.56%) 5G
2 2 (2.56%) LTE
2 2 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) Hadoop
2 8 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (8.97%) Big Data
3 7 (8.97%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (6.41%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.13%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.28%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.28%) Automotive
2 1 (1.28%) Avionics
2 1 (1.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Games
2 1 (1.28%) Legal
2 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Developer
2 21 (26.92%) Data Engineer
3 16 (20.51%) Python Developer
4 13 (16.67%) AWS Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Data Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Data Scientist
5 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Junior
5 5 (6.41%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Junior Data Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 3 (3.85%) Agile Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Analytics Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Principal Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.95%) Apache NiFi
2 8 (10.26%) NumPy
2 8 (10.26%) Pandas
2 8 (10.26%) PostGIS
2 8 (10.26%) SciPy
3 7 (8.97%) Flask
3 7 (8.97%) Kafka
3 7 (8.97%) REST
3 7 (8.97%) RSS
4 4 (5.13%) .NET
4 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.13%) Django
4 4 (5.13%) React
4 4 (5.13%) Web Services
5 3 (3.85%) D3.js
5 3 (3.85%) OpenLayers
5 3 (3.85%) Vue.js
6 2 (2.56%) Node.js
6 2 (2.56%) RESTful
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) PKI
3 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.28%) Optoelectronics
5 1 (1.28%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Linux
1 8 (10.26%) Unix
2 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.31%) Data Science
3 29 (37.18%) Computer Science
4 27 (34.62%) Machine Learning
5 26 (33.33%) Analytics
5 26 (33.33%) DevOps
6 18 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (23.08%) Memory Management
6 18 (23.08%) OO
6 18 (23.08%) OOD
7 17 (21.79%) Open Source
8 16 (20.51%) Artificial Intelligence
9 15 (19.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 15 (19.23%) Workflow
10 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 13 (16.67%) Statistics
11 12 (15.38%) Data Analysis
11 12 (15.38%) Mathematics
11 12 (15.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 48 (61.54%) Python
2 18 (23.08%) SQL
3 13 (16.67%) R
4 10 (12.82%) Java
5 9 (11.54%) Groovy
5 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.97%) C
7 5 (6.41%) C++
7 5 (6.41%) TypeScript
8 4 (5.13%) C#
9 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.56%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.56%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.28%) Delphi
11 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.21%) DV Cleared
3 18 (23.08%) Degree
4 11 (14.10%) PhD
5 7 (8.97%) Master's Degree
6 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.28%) HNC
7 1 (1.28%) OCP
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) QA
2 6 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 6 (7.69%) GxP
3 5 (6.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.13%) WSUS
3 1 (1.28%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (5.13%) Hortonworks
2 3 (3.85%) Google
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle