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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 19 August 2022 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
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 119 114 88
Rank change year-on-year -5 -26 +27
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 19 13 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.76% 0.57% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.59% 1.76% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
10th Percentile £256 £404 £254
25th Percentile £363 £455 £339
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £540 £386
Median % change year-on-year -30.56% +39.81% -26.43%
75th Percentile £650 £658 £547
90th Percentile £652 £728 £638
England median daily rate £700 £600 £550
% change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £42.50 £32.61 -
Median hourly rate £46.25 £34.41 -
Median % change year-on-year +34.43% - -
75th Percentile £48.75 £36.20 -
90th Percentile £53.13 - -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £47.50 £46.93
% change year-on-year -2.63% +1.23% -1.21%

Algorithms is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 734 738 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.20% 32.60% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 434 275
10th Percentile £161 £134 £206
25th Percentile £307 £212 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £375 £425
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% -5.56%
75th Percentile £600 £515 £508
90th Percentile £700 £575 £600
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 66 31
10th Percentile £12.26 £12.50 £18.25
25th Percentile £16.75 £16.31 £20.20
Median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +13.21% +65.63%
75th Percentile £55.44 £50.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £60.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% -12.73% +30.95%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Algorithms as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Algorithms in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Algorithms in the East of England

Algorithms
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Algorithms in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Algorithms in the East of England

Algorithms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Algorithms in the East of England.

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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +1 12 £375 -33.04% 8
Cambridgeshire -10 3 - - 29
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (36.84%) MATLAB
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 6 (31.58%) Electronics
3 6 (31.58%) Validation
3 6 (31.58%) Degree
3 6 (31.58%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) Machine Learning
4 5 (26.32%) Analytics
4 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
5 4 (21.05%) Simulink
5 4 (21.05%) Data Science
5 4 (21.05%) Social Skills
5 4 (21.05%) Big Data
5 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
6 3 (15.79%) Azure
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
6 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
6 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (15.79%) Stateflow
6 3 (15.79%) MathWorks
6 3 (15.79%) HOOD
6 3 (15.79%) Statistics
6 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Automotive
6 3 (15.79%) Retail

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 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.53%) SAS
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Simulink
2 3 (15.79%) Stateflow
3 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Azure
2 1 (5.26%) AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Hive
2 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) Data Lake
3 1 (5.26%) Data Mart
3 1 (5.26%) Delta Lake
3 1 (5.26%) HDInsight
3 1 (5.26%) Metadata
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Electronics
3 4 (21.05%) Social Skills
4 3 (15.79%) Automotive
4 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 2 (10.53%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (10.53%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (5.26%) Games
6 1 (5.26%) Law
6 1 (5.26%) Legal
6 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) MATLAB Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Audio Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Data Science Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Data Scientist
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SEO Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
1 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.53%) Acoustics
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Solaris
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) Machine Learning
2 6 (31.58%) Validation
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
4 4 (21.05%) Data Science
4 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
5 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (15.79%) HOOD
5 3 (15.79%) MLOps
5 3 (15.79%) Statistics
5 3 (15.79%) Verification and Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Agile
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) MATLAB
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) R
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (10.53%) PhD
4 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 2 (10.53%) MetaFrame
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Grafana
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) MathWorks
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) Dell
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Ahrefs
3 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.26%) Facebook
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Instagram
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft