Period
to 20 September 2019

The median contractor rate for a Data Scientist was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hounslow during the 6 months to 20 September 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Scientist
West London > Hounslow
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +36
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 0.82% 0.54% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Hounslow median daily rate £550 £550 -
West London median daily rate £525 £550 £465
% change year-on-year -4.55% +18.28% -2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hounslow median hourly rate - - -
West London median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hounslow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hounslow
Contract vacancies in Hounslow with a recognized job title 325 349 233
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.29% 93.57% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 231 122
Hounslow median daily rate £425 £475 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.11% +0.59%
10th Percentile £273 £225 £221
90th Percentile £584 £625 £560
West London median daily rate £450 £450 £437
% change year-on-year - +2.97% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 11
Hounslow median hourly rate £17.25 £25.00 £13.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.00% +85.53% -30.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £100.85 £41.25
West London median hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £24.19
% change year-on-year +26.83% -15.24% +35.49%

Data Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

Job postings that featured Data Scientist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hounslow.

Job vacancy trend for Data Scientist in Hounslow

Data Scientist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Scientist in Hounslow

Data Scientist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hounslow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Scientist in Hounslow over the 6 months to 20 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Scientist in Hounslow

Data Scientist
Contract Job Locations in Hounslow

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the Hounslow region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Chiswick +1 1 £550 -
Brentford -6 1 £670 +21.82%
Feltham - 1 £438 -
Data Scientist
West London

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, Data Scientist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hounslow region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (100.00%) Data Science
2 2 (66.67%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (66.67%) R
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Global Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Keras
3 1 (33.33%) PyCharm
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Deep Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Markov Chain
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) D3.js
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Neural Network
3 1 (33.33%) Economics

Data Scientist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow 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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) PyCharm
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (33.33%) D3.js
2 1 (33.33%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Science
1 3 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) Deep Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Economics
2 1 (33.33%) Global Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Markov Chain
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Neural Network
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) R
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau