Period
to

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 28 June 2022 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
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 227 186 219
Rank change year-on-year -41 +33 -1
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 495 404 193
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.27% 1.51% 1.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.64% 4.43% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 209 122
10th Percentile £488 £435 £400
25th Percentile £600 £513 £477
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £744 £613 £606
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% +1.03% +5.43%
75th Percentile £825 £704 £722
90th Percentile £925 £775 £750
England median daily rate £700 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +21.74% +4.55% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 5
10th Percentile £18.50 - -
25th Percentile £25.50 £26.93 £37.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £28.85 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +55.98% -42.30% +1.77%
75th Percentile £50.63 £30.78 £61.25
90th Percentile £54.38 - £81.50
England median hourly rate £45.25 £42.50 £46.00
% change year-on-year +6.47% -7.61% -0.54%

Algorithms is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,614 9,112 6,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.79% 33.95% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,969 6,375 4,435
10th Percentile £400 £356 £324
25th Percentile £486 £447 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £535
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.80% +1.90%
75th Percentile £725 £651 £650
90th Percentile £819 £746 £750
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 140 91
10th Percentile £18.35 £15.06 £14.28
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.00 £22.05
Median hourly rate £41.51 £32.50 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +27.72% -15.58% +53.10%
75th Percentile £51.75 £46.75 £47.92
90th Percentile £67.50 £57.63 £53.75
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +19.05%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Algorithms in London over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Algorithms in London over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -58 28 £650 +6.12% 52
South London -7 13 £800 +42.22% 2
West London -14 6 £557 -11.41% 16
North London -2 2 £484 - 1
East London -6 2 - - 23
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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.

1 267 (53.94%) Python
2 218 (44.04%) Data Structures
3 202 (40.81%) Agile
4 191 (38.59%) Java
5 177 (35.76%) Social Skills
6 164 (33.13%) Analytical Skills
7 144 (29.09%) Finance
8 142 (28.69%) Banking
9 120 (24.24%) Multithreading
10 114 (23.03%) SQL
11 109 (22.02%) Machine Learning
12 106 (21.41%) Front Office
13 105 (21.21%) Analytics
13 105 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
14 103 (20.81%) Test Automation
15 100 (20.20%) Linux
16 90 (18.18%) Computer Science
17 89 (17.98%) Git (software)
18 88 (17.78%) CI/CD
19 85 (17.17%) OO
20 82 (16.57%) Mathematics
20 82 (16.57%) Data Science
21 80 (16.16%) Azure
22 77 (15.56%) Degree
23 76 (15.35%) Event-Driven
24 75 (15.15%) Software Engineering
24 75 (15.15%) AWS
25 74 (14.95%) DevOps
26 73 (14.75%) FIX Protocol
27 72 (14.55%) Oracle

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 56 (11.31%) Apache Spark
2 26 (5.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 11 (2.22%) Apache
4 9 (1.82%) SAS
5 8 (1.62%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.21%) Ethereum
7 5 (1.01%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.81%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.81%) OpenZeppelin
8 4 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.61%) JBoss
10 2 (0.40%) Confluence
10 2 (0.40%) IIS
10 2 (0.40%) nginx
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.41%) SPSS
2 5 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.40%) Stata
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Quorum
1 1 (0.20%) RMDS
1 1 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 80 (16.16%) Azure
2 75 (15.15%) AWS
3 35 (7.07%) Serverless
4 30 (6.06%) AWS Lambda
5 24 (4.85%) GitHub
6 23 (4.65%) Amazon Cognito
6 23 (4.65%) Amazon Kinesis
7 21 (4.24%) GCP
8 20 (4.04%) Power Platform
9 12 (2.42%) Azure Machine Learning
10 10 (2.02%) Azure DevOps
11 9 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (1.62%) Amazon SageMaker
12 8 (1.62%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (1.41%) OpenShift
13 7 (1.41%) PaaS
14 6 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (1.21%) Amazon S3
14 6 (1.21%) IaaS
14 6 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.25%) FIX Connectivity
2 11 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.41%) Multicast
4 4 (0.81%) HTTP
4 4 (0.81%) Internet
5 3 (0.61%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.40%) VPN
7 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.20%) DNS
7 1 (0.20%) ICMP
7 1 (0.20%) LoRaWAN
7 1 (0.20%) SSH
7 1 (0.20%) WAN
7 1 (0.20%) WebEx
7 1 (0.20%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.89%) Big Data
3 31 (6.26%) NoSQL
4 27 (5.45%) Hadoop
5 21 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 21 (4.24%) Tableau
6 19 (3.84%) Power BI
7 17 (3.43%) Data Mining
8 13 (2.63%) Metadata
9 11 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.22%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.02%) QlikView
11 8 (1.62%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.62%) BigQuery
11 8 (1.62%) KDB
11 8 (1.62%) Qlik Sense
12 7 (1.41%) DynamoDB
12 7 (1.41%) Flink
12 7 (1.41%) HBase
Development Applications
1 89 (17.98%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.47%) Jenkins
3 30 (6.06%) JIRA
4 28 (5.66%) JUnit
5 25 (5.05%) GitLab
5 25 (5.05%) Maven
6 22 (4.44%) TeamCity
7 20 (4.04%) Subversion
8 10 (2.02%) webpack
9 9 (1.82%) Mocha
10 8 (1.62%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.81%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.81%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.81%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.81%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.81%) MLflow
12 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio Code
12 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.40%) Gradle
13 2 (0.40%) PyCharm
General
1 177 (35.76%) Social Skills
2 164 (33.13%) Analytical Skills
3 144 (29.09%) Finance
4 142 (28.69%) Banking
5 106 (21.41%) Front Office
6 71 (14.34%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.83%) Legal
8 10 (2.02%) Presentation Skills
9 9 (1.82%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.62%) Marketing
10 8 (1.62%) Retail
11 7 (1.41%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.01%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (0.81%) Advertising
13 4 (0.81%) Law
13 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.81%) Organisational Skills
13 4 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.81%) Public Sector
14 3 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 285 (57.58%) Developer
2 123 (24.85%) Java Developer
3 60 (12.12%) Front Office Developer
4 49 (9.90%) Senior Developer
5 45 (9.09%) Python Developer
6 37 (7.47%) Scala Developer
7 35 (7.07%) Data Scientist
8 33 (6.67%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 31 (6.26%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 30 (6.06%) Software Engineer
11 26 (5.25%) Senior Java Developer
12 23 (4.65%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 22 (4.44%) Data Engineer
13 22 (4.44%) Python Engineer
14 21 (4.24%) Senior Software Engineer
15 18 (3.64%) Architect
15 18 (3.64%) AWS Developer
16 16 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
17 14 (2.83%) Core Java Developer
17 14 (2.83%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (14.75%) FIX Protocol
2 64 (12.93%) React
3 49 (9.90%) Node.js
4 39 (7.88%) Kafka
5 38 (7.68%) .NET
6 27 (5.45%) RESTful
7 26 (5.25%) HTML
8 22 (4.44%) TensorFlow
9 21 (4.24%) CSS
10 17 (3.43%) Pandas
10 17 (3.43%) PyTorch
10 17 (3.43%) Web Services
11 15 (3.03%) Middleware
11 15 (3.03%) PySpark
11 15 (3.03%) REST
12 13 (2.63%) scikit-learn
13 12 (2.42%) Keras
14 10 (2.02%) ASP.NET
14 10 (2.02%) Jest
14 10 (2.02%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 218 (44.04%) Data Structures
2 64 (12.93%) Fixed Income
3 47 (9.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 30 (6.06%) Derivative
5 17 (3.43%) User Experience
6 13 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.22%) Cloud Native
7 11 (2.22%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (1.82%) Equities
8 9 (1.82%) Social Media
9 8 (1.62%) Clustering
10 7 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.21%) Blockchain
12 5 (1.01%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.01%) Graphic Design
12 5 (1.01%) Market Risk
12 5 (1.01%) Renewable Energy
12 5 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.01%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 100 (20.20%) Linux
2 25 (5.05%) Unix
3 12 (2.42%) Windows
4 5 (1.01%) Solaris
5 3 (0.61%) Windows 2000
5 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (0.40%) Android
6 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (40.81%) Agile
2 120 (24.24%) Multithreading
3 109 (22.02%) Machine Learning
4 105 (21.21%) Analytics
4 105 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
5 103 (20.81%) Test Automation
6 90 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 88 (17.78%) CI/CD
8 85 (17.17%) OO
9 82 (16.57%) Data Science
9 82 (16.57%) Mathematics
10 76 (15.35%) Event-Driven
11 75 (15.15%) Software Engineering
12 74 (14.95%) DevOps
13 63 (12.73%) Scrum
14 56 (11.31%) Multithreaded Programming
15 55 (11.11%) Microservices
16 53 (10.71%) Event-Driven Programming
17 52 (10.51%) Electronic Trading
18 46 (9.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 267 (53.94%) Python
2 191 (38.59%) Java
3 114 (23.03%) SQL
4 70 (14.14%) C++
5 67 (13.54%) Scala
6 63 (12.73%) C#
7 60 (12.12%) JavaScript
8 33 (6.67%) TypeScript
9 25 (5.05%) R
10 16 (3.23%) C
11 15 (3.03%) Bash
12 13 (2.63%) Go
12 13 (2.63%) MATLAB
12 13 (2.63%) SPARQL
13 12 (2.42%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.82%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.62%) ES6
15 8 (1.62%) F#
16 6 (1.21%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (15.56%) Degree
2 30 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (4.44%) Numerate Degree
4 17 (3.43%) PhD
5 7 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.41%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.81%) HND
7 3 (0.61%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.83%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.22%) QA
3 4 (0.81%) GDPR
4 3 (0.61%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (10.10%) Docker
2 5 (1.01%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 5 (1.01%) MetaFrame
2 5 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.40%) GridGain
5 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (10.51%) Kubernetes
2 18 (3.64%) Ansible
3 7 (1.41%) Grafana
4 5 (1.01%) HP Fortify
4 5 (1.01%) Kibana
4 5 (1.01%) Terraform
5 4 (0.81%) logstash
6 3 (0.61%) Puppet
7 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.20%) Ambari
8 1 (0.20%) Istio
Vendors
1 72 (14.55%) Oracle
2 48 (9.70%) ION Trading
3 26 (5.25%) Microsoft
4 20 (4.04%) Google
5 15 (3.03%) Databricks
6 9 (1.82%) IBM
7 7 (1.41%) Alteryx
7 7 (1.41%) Splunk
8 6 (1.21%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.01%) Adobe
9 5 (1.01%) Citrix
9 5 (1.01%) Dell
9 5 (1.01%) HP
9 5 (1.01%) VMware
10 4 (0.81%) Informatica
11 3 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.40%) Apple
12 2 (0.40%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.40%) SAP
13 1 (0.20%) Sparx