Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 250 278
Rank change year-on-year +54 +28 +76
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 657 480 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.42% 1.08% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.69% 2.74% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 350 307
London median daily rate £550 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £420 £413 £313
90th Percentile £713 £726 £688
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £47.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -57.89% +39.71% -20.00%

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 17,810 17,550 16,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.60% 39.38% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,831 12,530 11,955
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £285
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 218 244
London median hourly rate £22.97 £21.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.83% +14.21% -4.40%
10th Percentile £13.18 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.00 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +30 153 £550 -12.00% 96
East London +5 38 £500 -13.04% 16
West London -13 22 £470 -1.05% 46
South London -61 12 £453 -22.92% 1
North London - 1 £625 - 4
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 285 (43.38%) Python
2 253 (38.51%) Finance
3 244 (37.14%) Data Science
4 239 (36.38%) Data Structures
5 233 (35.46%) Machine Learning
6 223 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
7 211 (32.12%) Java
8 199 (30.29%) Computer Science
9 183 (27.85%) SQL
10 162 (24.66%) Analytics
11 157 (23.90%) OO
12 140 (21.31%) JavaScript
13 136 (20.70%) Degree
14 132 (20.09%) Amazon AWS
14 132 (20.09%) Problem-Solving
15 130 (19.79%) Hadoop
16 127 (19.33%) TDD
17 125 (19.03%) Big Data
18 123 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
19 122 (18.57%) Apache Spark
20 119 (18.11%) Git (software)
21 113 (17.20%) HTML
22 109 (16.59%) Scala
23 103 (15.68%) Mathematics
24 102 (15.53%) Linux
25 101 (15.37%) OOD
26 96 (14.61%) C#
27 93 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
28 92 (14.00%) Artificial Intelligence
29 91 (13.85%) Docker

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
1 122 (18.57%) Apache Spark
2 32 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (4.72%) SAS
4 29 (4.41%) Apache
5 20 (3.04%) Apache Solr
6 17 (2.59%) Confluence
7 11 (1.67%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.52%) nginx
9 8 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
9 8 (1.22%) IIS
10 7 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.91%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.61%) IPython
12 4 (0.61%) Jupyter
13 3 (0.46%) CMS
13 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.46%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.61%) InVision
3 3 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.46%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.46%) SPSS
4 2 (0.30%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.22%) Eloqua
1 8 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.61%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.15%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 132 (20.09%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (6.09%) GitHub
4 37 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (3.35%) Heroku
6 19 (2.89%) Amazon S3
7 13 (1.98%) Google Analytics
8 12 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (1.37%) BrowserStack
10 9 (1.37%) Sauce Labs
11 7 (1.07%) PaaS
12 4 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.61%) IaaS
12 4 (0.61%) NuGet
12 4 (0.61%) Office 365
12 4 (0.61%) Serverless
12 4 (0.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.35%) HTTP
2 15 (2.28%) HTTPS
3 14 (2.13%) Internet
3 14 (2.13%) Kerberos
4 13 (1.98%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.07%) FIX Connectivity
6 6 (0.91%) Firewall
6 6 (0.91%) VPN
7 5 (0.76%) SMTP
8 4 (0.61%) BIG-IP
8 4 (0.61%) Intranet
8 4 (0.61%) NetScaler
8 4 (0.61%) SSL
9 3 (0.46%) IMAP
10 2 (0.30%) DMZ
10 2 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.30%) Network Security
10 2 (0.30%) SNA
10 2 (0.30%) VoIP
10 2 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (19.79%) Hadoop
2 125 (19.03%) Big Data
3 76 (11.57%) SQL Server
4 72 (10.96%) NoSQL
5 67 (10.20%) Relational Database
6 42 (6.39%) Apache Hive
7 38 (5.78%) Data Mining
8 35 (5.33%) MongoDB
9 33 (5.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 33 (5.02%) HBase
10 31 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (4.72%) Power BI
11 23 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (3.50%) RDBMS
12 16 (2.44%) Data Lake
12 16 (2.44%) Spotfire
13 15 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (1.67%) SAP HANA
15 10 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (1.52%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 119 (18.11%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.94%) webpack
3 37 (5.63%) Selenium
4 34 (5.18%) Jenkins
5 28 (4.26%) JIRA
6 25 (3.81%) PostCSS
6 25 (3.81%) Visual Studio Team System
7 23 (3.50%) Cucumber
8 20 (3.04%) PhantomJS
9 14 (2.13%) Jasmine
9 14 (2.13%) Maven
10 12 (1.83%) Bitbucket
11 11 (1.67%) JUnit
12 10 (1.52%) Grunt
12 10 (1.52%) gulp
13 9 (1.37%) Gerrit
13 9 (1.37%) Hudson
13 9 (1.37%) IntelliJ
13 9 (1.37%) JMeter
13 9 (1.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 253 (38.51%) Finance
2 73 (11.11%) Banking
3 69 (10.50%) Front Office
4 30 (4.57%) Games
5 28 (4.26%) Marketing
6 21 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.59%) Retail
8 14 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.22%) Legal
10 6 (0.91%) Back Office
11 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.61%) Publishing
13 3 (0.46%) Advertising
14 2 (0.30%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.30%) French Language
14 2 (0.30%) German Language
15 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 391 (59.51%) Developer
2 122 (18.57%) Java Developer
3 82 (12.48%) Data Scientist
4 57 (8.68%) Data Engineer
4 57 (8.68%) React Developer
5 53 (8.07%) Python Developer
6 47 (7.15%) C# Developer
7 42 (6.39%) Senior Developer
8 31 (4.72%) Analyst
9 30 (4.57%) Big Data Engineer
10 29 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
10 29 (4.41%) Python Engineer
11 28 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 27 (4.11%) Front Office Developer
13 21 (3.20%) Digital Developer
14 20 (3.04%) Software Engineer
15 18 (2.74%) Machine Learning Engineer
16 17 (2.59%) Agile Developer
17 15 (2.28%) Scala Developer
17 15 (2.28%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (17.20%) HTML
2 84 (12.79%) REST
3 83 (12.63%) CSS
4 76 (11.57%) Redux
5 66 (10.05%) Kafka
6 62 (9.44%) .NET
7 55 (8.37%) AngularJS
8 52 (7.91%) TensorFlow
9 47 (7.15%) React
10 44 (6.70%) Spring
11 38 (5.78%) Natural Language Processing
12 35 (5.33%) Chai
12 35 (5.33%) HTML5
13 34 (5.18%) Web Services
14 31 (4.72%) Keras
14 31 (4.72%) Node.js
15 30 (4.57%) NumPy
16 29 (4.41%) Pandas
17 28 (4.26%) WebSockets
18 27 (4.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 239 (36.38%) Data Structures
2 199 (30.29%) Computer Science
3 123 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (8.98%) User Experience
5 40 (6.09%) Fintech
6 27 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (3.96%) Mobile App
8 22 (3.35%) Hedge funds
9 21 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (2.59%) HoloLens
11 16 (2.44%) Cloud Native
11 16 (2.44%) Derivative
11 16 (2.44%) Equities
11 16 (2.44%) Management Information System
11 16 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (1.98%) Fixed Income
13 12 (1.83%) NHS
14 8 (1.22%) Animation
14 8 (1.22%) Client/Server
15 7 (1.07%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 102 (15.53%) Linux
2 56 (8.52%) Unix
3 23 (3.50%) Apple iOS
4 20 (3.04%) Android
5 18 (2.74%) Windows
6 5 (0.76%) CentOS
6 5 (0.76%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.61%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.46%) DC/OS
8 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (37.14%) Data Science
2 233 (35.46%) Machine Learning
3 223 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (24.66%) Analytics
5 157 (23.90%) OO
6 132 (20.09%) Problem-Solving
7 127 (19.33%) TDD
8 103 (15.68%) Mathematics
9 101 (15.37%) OOD
10 93 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
11 92 (14.00%) Artificial Intelligence
12 77 (11.72%) Deep Learning
12 77 (11.72%) Scrum
13 74 (11.26%) Visualisation
14 73 (11.11%) Multithreading
14 73 (11.11%) OOP
15 67 (10.20%) Software Engineering
15 67 (10.20%) Test Automation
16 64 (9.74%) DevOps
17 57 (8.68%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 285 (43.38%) Python
2 211 (32.12%) Java
3 183 (27.85%) SQL
4 140 (21.31%) JavaScript
5 109 (16.59%) Scala
6 96 (14.61%) C#
7 90 (13.70%) C++
8 73 (11.11%) R
9 44 (6.70%) TypeScript
10 37 (5.63%) Java 8
11 36 (5.48%) MATLAB
12 35 (5.33%) ES6
12 35 (5.33%) Go
13 23 (3.50%) C
14 21 (3.20%) Apple Swift
15 16 (2.44%) Rust
16 15 (2.28%) PHP
17 14 (2.13%) Bash Shell
18 12 (1.83%) Perl
19 6 (0.91%) Cython
Qualifications
1 136 (20.70%) Degree
2 57 (8.68%) Master's Degree
3 56 (8.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 50 (7.61%) PhD
5 12 (1.83%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.61%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.46%) CISA
9 3 (0.46%) CISM
9 3 (0.46%) CISSP
10 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.30%) MBA
11 1 (0.15%) CCSP
11 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.15%) GCIH
11 1 (0.15%) GIAC
11 1 (0.15%) ISACA
11 1 (0.15%) MCSE
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.26%) QA
2 15 (2.28%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.91%) GDPR
4 2 (0.30%) MiFID
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) PSD2
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (13.85%) Docker
2 29 (4.41%) HDFS
3 20 (3.04%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.76%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.61%) KVM
5 4 (0.61%) LXC
6 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.15%) etcd
7 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 45 (6.85%) Kubernetes
2 22 (3.35%) Ansible
3 16 (2.44%) Terraform
4 8 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.76%) Puppet
7 4 (0.61%) CSIRT
7 4 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.46%) Mesos
8 3 (0.46%) Oozie
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Brooklyn
9 1 (0.15%) collectd
9 1 (0.15%) Fluentd
9 1 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.15%) Packer
9 1 (0.15%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.15%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.15%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) StatsD
Vendors
1 63 (9.59%) Google
2 54 (8.22%) Oracle
3 31 (4.72%) Microsoft
4 28 (4.26%) Tableau
5 24 (3.65%) Alteryx
6 23 (3.50%) Twitter
7 14 (2.13%) Hortonworks
7 14 (2.13%) Talend
8 12 (1.83%) MapR
8 12 (1.83%) SAP
9 11 (1.67%) Databricks
9 11 (1.67%) Informatica
10 10 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.37%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 9 (1.37%) Perfecto Mobile
12 8 (1.22%) Adobe
12 8 (1.22%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 7 (1.07%) Fidessa
14 6 (0.91%) RapidMiner