Period
to 5 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 5 April 2020 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 129 135
Rank change year-on-year +31 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 6 3 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 0.45% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £330 £525 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +133.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £376 £213
90th Percentile £649 £550 £238
Scotland median daily rate £330 £325 £225
% change year-on-year +1.54% +44.44% -24.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 522 673 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 29.91% 26.98% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 351 437
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £165 £240 £230
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +62.16% -52.09%
10th Percentile £17.84 £15.53 £15.97
90th Percentile £51.50 £47.33 £135.75
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £20.11
% change year-on-year -15.09% +31.81% -10.64%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Algorithms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in Edinburgh

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Algorithms in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Algorithms in Edinburgh

Algorithms
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Algorithms in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Algorithms in Edinburgh

Algorithms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Algorithms in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Algorithms in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Statistics
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) R
2 3 (50.00%) Tableau
2 3 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (33.33%) Power BI
3 2 (33.33%) RStudio
3 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Complexity Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (33.33%) Data Science
3 2 (33.33%) Power Platform
3 2 (33.33%) Storytelling
3 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
3 2 (33.33%) Predictive Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 2 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) PhD
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (16.67%) Ethereum
1 1 (16.67%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (16.67%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (33.33%) Power BI
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Blockchain
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) Spotfire
2 1 (16.67%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) RStudio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Blockchain Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Bokeh
1 1 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (16.67%) NumPy
1 1 (16.67%) scikit-learn
1 1 (16.67%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Acoustics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) Complexity Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Science
2 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Predictive Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Storytelling
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Information Retrieval
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) R
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Tableau
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle