The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cluster Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cluster Analysis over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cluster Analysis
UK / England
Rank 558 610 591
Rank change year-on-year +52 -19  
Contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis 8 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.010% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.012% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
Median daily rate £456 £600 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.95% +84.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £650 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £375 -
% change year-on-year +60.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cluster Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34518 40706 39240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.29% 82.96% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22895 27022 24711
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1154
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.35% +34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £48.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Cluster Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Cluster Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cluster Analysis in England

Cluster Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cluster Analysis in England

Cluster Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cluster Analysis in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cluster Analysis in England

Cluster Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cluster Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +35 5 £456 -29.80% 2
East Midlands - 2 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £600 -
Cluster Analysis
UK

Cluster Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cluster Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cluster Analysis.

1 7 (53.85%) Python
1 7 (53.85%) R
2 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Data Mining
2 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Machine Learning
2 5 (38.46%) Big Data
2 5 (38.46%) Apache Spark
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Statistics
3 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
4 3 (23.08%) Matplotlib
4 3 (23.08%) NumPy
4 3 (23.08%) Apache Hive
4 3 (23.08%) C
4 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (23.08%) Text Mining
4 3 (23.08%) SAS
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) MapReduce
4 3 (23.08%) HBase
4 3 (23.08%) Pandas
5 2 (15.38%) Factor Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
5 2 (15.38%) OCR
5 2 (15.38%) ANOVA
5 2 (15.38%) Complexity Analysis

Cluster Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in 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 5 (38.46%) Apache Spark
2 3 (23.08%) SAS
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Big Data
1 5 (38.46%) Data Mining
1 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
2 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Hive
3 3 (23.08%) HBase
3 3 (23.08%) Text Mining
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Data Scientist
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Statistician
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Product Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Qualitative Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Matplotlib
1 3 (23.08%) NumPy
1 3 (23.08%) Pandas
2 2 (15.38%) Lucene
2 2 (15.38%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (15.38%) Regular Expression
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
1 5 (38.46%) Machine Learning
2 4 (30.77%) Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Statistics
3 3 (23.08%) MapReduce
3 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) ANOVA
4 2 (15.38%) Complexity Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
4 2 (15.38%) Factor Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (15.38%) OCR
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
1 7 (53.85%) R
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) C
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
4 2 (15.38%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PhD
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Minitab
2 1 (7.69%) Cloudera
2 1 (7.69%) Google