Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 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 > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 247 282
Rank change year-on-year +49 +35 +66
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 665 512 409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.42% 1.08% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.82% 2.81% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 384 299
London median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £425 £419 £324
90th Percentile £750 £738 £688
England median daily rate £550 £550 £510
% change year-on-year - +7.84% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
London median hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +73.23% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £45.50 £27.93
90th Percentile £55.00 £81.13 £33.78
England median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +5.26%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,421 18,240 16,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.21% 38.38% 36.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,574 13,086 11,347
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 238 262
London median hourly rate £23.13 £21.40 £19.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.08% +8.57% -2.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.10%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Algorithms in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in London over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in London over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Central London +43 181 £575 -8.00% 106
East London +16 56 £525 -6.67% 15
West London +5 15 £475 - 39
South London -65 8 £530 -11.67% 3
North London - 1 £625 -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 319 (47.97%) Python
2 278 (41.80%) Data Science
3 248 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
4 241 (36.24%) Finance
5 238 (35.79%) Data Structures
6 220 (33.08%) Java
7 216 (32.48%) SQL
8 213 (32.03%) Machine Learning
9 207 (31.13%) Computer Science
10 192 (28.87%) Analytics
11 165 (24.81%) Amazon AWS
12 161 (24.21%) Degree
13 157 (23.61%) OO
14 156 (23.46%) Hadoop
15 155 (23.31%) Big Data
15 155 (23.31%) Apache Spark
16 144 (21.65%) JavaScript
17 137 (20.60%) TDD
18 136 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
19 133 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
20 119 (17.89%) Scala
21 111 (16.69%) Git (software)
22 108 (16.24%) Mathematics
23 102 (15.34%) OOD
24 101 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
25 100 (15.04%) Kafka
26 98 (14.74%) HTML
27 97 (14.59%) REST
28 94 (14.14%) C++
28 94 (14.14%) Artificial Intelligence

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 155 (23.31%) Apache Spark
2 52 (7.82%) SAS
3 26 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (3.76%) Apache
5 23 (3.46%) SharePoint
6 18 (2.71%) IPython
7 16 (2.41%) Confluence
8 14 (2.11%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.90%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.90%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.60%) Appian
11 4 (0.60%) IIS
11 4 (0.60%) Jupyter
11 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.45%) CMS
12 3 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (0.75%) InVision
1 5 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.45%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.90%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.75%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 165 (24.81%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (4.51%) Amazon EMR
5 26 (3.91%) GitHub
6 24 (3.61%) Heroku
7 18 (2.71%) Amazon S3
8 12 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (1.50%) Azure Data Factory
9 10 (1.50%) Google Analytics
10 9 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.35%) Data Lake Analytics
11 7 (1.05%) IaaS
11 7 (1.05%) Office 365
11 7 (1.05%) PaaS
12 6 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.90%) BrowserStack
12 6 (0.90%) Sauce Labs
12 6 (0.90%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.56%) HTTP
2 14 (2.11%) Internet
3 10 (1.50%) HTTPS
3 10 (1.50%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.20%) Kerberos
5 7 (1.05%) Firewall
5 7 (1.05%) FIX Connectivity
6 6 (0.90%) IMAP
6 6 (0.90%) SMTP
7 4 (0.60%) BIG-IP
7 4 (0.60%) Intranet
7 4 (0.60%) NetScaler
7 4 (0.60%) VPN
7 4 (0.60%) WAAS
8 3 (0.45%) Skype
8 3 (0.45%) SSL
8 3 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.30%) Network Security
9 2 (0.30%) WAN
10 1 (0.15%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (23.46%) Hadoop
2 155 (23.31%) Big Data
3 85 (12.78%) NoSQL
4 63 (9.47%) Apache Hive
5 62 (9.32%) Relational Database
6 59 (8.87%) SQL Server
7 42 (6.32%) Data Mining
8 38 (5.71%) MongoDB
9 37 (5.56%) Power BI
10 36 (5.41%) HBase
11 35 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 32 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 26 (3.91%) Redis
15 25 (3.76%) RDBMS
16 23 (3.46%) Data Lake
17 22 (3.31%) Spotfire
18 21 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
19 18 (2.71%) SAP HANA
20 16 (2.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 111 (16.69%) Git (software)
2 52 (7.82%) Jenkins
3 40 (6.02%) webpack
4 32 (4.81%) Selenium
5 31 (4.66%) JIRA
6 26 (3.91%) Visual Studio Team System
7 22 (3.31%) PostCSS
8 20 (3.01%) Maven
9 18 (2.71%) Cucumber
9 18 (2.71%) PhantomJS
10 16 (2.41%) JUnit
11 11 (1.65%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.50%) Jasmine
12 10 (1.50%) Mercurial
13 9 (1.35%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.20%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.20%) Grunt
14 8 (1.20%) gulp
15 7 (1.05%) Protractor
16 6 (0.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 241 (36.24%) Finance
2 61 (9.17%) Banking
3 51 (7.67%) Front Office
4 34 (5.11%) Marketing
5 29 (4.36%) Retail
6 23 (3.46%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.01%) Games
7 20 (3.01%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.95%) Legal
9 8 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.60%) Advertising
11 3 (0.45%) Publishing
12 2 (0.30%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.30%) French Language
12 2 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 345 (51.88%) Developer
2 112 (16.84%) Java Developer
3 107 (16.09%) Data Scientist
4 75 (11.28%) Data Engineer
5 63 (9.47%) React Developer
6 45 (6.77%) Python Developer
7 41 (6.17%) Senior Developer
8 35 (5.26%) Big Data Engineer
9 31 (4.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 30 (4.51%) C# Developer
11 28 (4.21%) Quantitative Developer
11 28 (4.21%) Scala Developer
12 27 (4.06%) Architect
12 27 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
12 27 (4.06%) Python Engineer
13 25 (3.76%) Software Engineer
14 24 (3.61%) Analyst
15 23 (3.46%) Agile Developer
16 21 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
17 19 (2.86%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (15.04%) Kafka
2 98 (14.74%) HTML
3 97 (14.59%) REST
4 83 (12.48%) Redux
5 81 (12.18%) CSS
6 70 (10.53%) TensorFlow
7 65 (9.77%) React
8 59 (8.87%) Spring
9 53 (7.97%) .NET
10 51 (7.67%) AngularJS
11 46 (6.92%) NumPy
11 46 (6.92%) Web Services
12 40 (6.02%) Node.js
13 37 (5.56%) Pandas
13 37 (5.56%) RESTful
14 34 (5.11%) Natural Language Processing
15 33 (4.96%) Flask
16 32 (4.81%) HTML5
17 31 (4.66%) Theano
18 29 (4.36%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 238 (35.79%) Data Structures
2 133 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (8.27%) User Experience
4 45 (6.77%) Fintech
5 38 (5.71%) Mobile App
6 34 (5.11%) Hedge funds
7 25 (3.76%) Cloud Native
8 18 (2.71%) Client/Server
8 18 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (2.26%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.95%) Equities
10 13 (1.95%) HoloLens
11 12 (1.80%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.80%) NHS
12 10 (1.50%) Derivative
13 9 (1.35%) Robotics
14 7 (1.05%) Private Cloud
14 7 (1.05%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 83 (12.48%) Linux
2 30 (4.51%) Apple iOS
3 29 (4.36%) Android
4 20 (3.01%) Unix
5 19 (2.86%) Windows
6 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.60%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.45%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.30%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (41.80%) Data Science
2 248 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (32.03%) Machine Learning
4 207 (31.13%) Computer Science
5 192 (28.87%) Analytics
6 157 (23.61%) OO
7 137 (20.60%) TDD
8 136 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
9 108 (16.24%) Mathematics
10 102 (15.34%) OOD
11 94 (14.14%) Artificial Intelligence
11 94 (14.14%) Software Engineering
12 86 (12.93%) Deep Learning
13 76 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (11.43%) DevOps
14 75 (11.28%) Visualisation
15 72 (10.83%) Test Automation
16 68 (10.23%) Microservices
17 66 (9.92%) ETL
18 65 (9.77%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 319 (47.97%) Python
2 220 (33.08%) Java
3 216 (32.48%) SQL
4 144 (21.65%) JavaScript
5 119 (17.89%) Scala
6 94 (14.14%) C++
7 90 (13.53%) C#
8 87 (13.08%) R
9 50 (7.52%) TypeScript
10 49 (7.37%) MATLAB
11 35 (5.26%) ES6
11 35 (5.26%) Java 8
12 25 (3.76%) Apple Swift
13 21 (3.16%) Rust
14 19 (2.86%) Cython
14 19 (2.86%) Go
15 17 (2.56%) PHP
16 16 (2.41%) C
17 15 (2.26%) Bash Shell
18 9 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 161 (24.21%) Degree
2 76 (11.43%) Master's Degree
3 69 (10.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 57 (8.57%) PhD
5 9 (1.35%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.45%) MBA
9 1 (0.15%) CCSP
9 1 (0.15%) CISA
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.15%) CISM
9 1 (0.15%) CISSP
9 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) GCIH
9 1 (0.15%) GIAC
9 1 (0.15%) MCSA
9 1 (0.15%) MCSE
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.41%) QA
2 15 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.75%) GDPR
4 2 (0.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 82 (12.33%) Docker
2 27 (4.06%) Apache Flume
3 23 (3.46%) HDFS
4 6 (0.90%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.60%) KVM
5 4 (0.60%) LXC
6 1 (0.15%) etcd
6 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 42 (6.32%) Kubernetes
2 23 (3.46%) Ansible
3 18 (2.71%) Terraform
4 7 (1.05%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.75%) Puppet
7 3 (0.45%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.30%) Apache Brooklyn
8 2 (0.30%) collectd
8 2 (0.30%) Fluentd
8 2 (0.30%) Marathon
8 2 (0.30%) Mesos
8 2 (0.30%) Oozie
8 2 (0.30%) Packer
8 2 (0.30%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.30%) StatsD
9 1 (0.15%) Consul
9 1 (0.15%) Kibana
9 1 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 74 (11.13%) Oracle
2 61 (9.17%) Google
3 50 (7.52%) Microsoft
4 36 (5.41%) Alteryx
5 30 (4.51%) Hortonworks
6 29 (4.36%) Databricks
6 29 (4.36%) Tableau
7 28 (4.21%) Cloudera
8 25 (3.76%) Talend
9 22 (3.31%) Informatica
10 21 (3.16%) SAP
11 15 (2.26%) Twitter
12 10 (1.50%) Atlassian
13 8 (1.20%) Citrix
13 8 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.05%) Fidessa
14 7 (1.05%) ION Trading
15 6 (0.90%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 6 (0.90%) Perfecto Mobile
15 6 (0.90%) Sybase