Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Data Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Science over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 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.

Data Science
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 85 86
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Data Science 4 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.28% 0.98% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.17% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £575 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.48% +58.51% -
10th Percentile £313 £401 £328
90th Percentile £338 £591 £638
East of England median daily rate £550 £550 £450
% change year-on-year - +22.22% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £34.50 -

Data Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,179 1,279 1,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.16% 83.43% 79.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 644 610
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £205 £213 £214
90th Percentile £569 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 59 58
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.74 £18.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.08% -52.00% +74.42%
10th Percentile £11.83 £13.00 £10.35
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.25 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.75 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -40.48% -3.08% +8.33%

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Data Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in Hertfordshire

Data Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Science in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Science in Hertfordshire

Data Science
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Science within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Welwyn Garden City -2 2 £325 -38.10% 1
Hatfield - 2 - - 2
Data Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Science 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Data Science.

1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) R
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Neural Network
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) TensorFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet

Data Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Data Scientist
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) TensorFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Meraki
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) xMatters