Period
to 20 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 20 May 2019 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 143 133
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 +5
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 12 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.44% 0.36% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 1.16% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Manchester median daily rate £750 £430 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +74.42% +26.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £390 £370 £320
90th Percentile £825 £531 £369
North West median daily rate £750 £430 £340
% change year-on-year +74.42% +26.47% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 800 947 860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 29.42% 31.14% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 553 514
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -2.28%
10th Percentile £237 £244 £212
90th Percentile £563 £575 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 54 29
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +29.03% -12.68%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.01 £11.32
90th Percentile £29.68 £32.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.77 £21.70 £17.25
% change year-on-year +0.33% +25.80% -17.42%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in Manchester

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Algorithms in Manchester

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Algorithms in Manchester

Algorithms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Algorithms in Manchester

Algorithms
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Bolton - 1 £300 -
Algorithms
North West

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 11 (91.67%) Python
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) Machine Learning
1 11 (91.67%) Data Science
2 10 (83.33%) Analytics
2 10 (83.33%) Data Analysis
2 10 (83.33%) Mathematics
3 7 (58.33%) Retail
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Data Analytics
3 7 (58.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 6 (50.00%) Power BI
4 6 (50.00%) Master's Degree
4 6 (50.00%) Power Platform
4 6 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 6 (50.00%) Tableau
4 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (50.00%) PhD
4 6 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (50.00%) QlikView
4 6 (50.00%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Statistics
5 4 (33.33%) R
5 4 (33.33%) Big Data
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (25.00%) Linear Regression
6 3 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SPSS
1 3 (25.00%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Power Platform
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (50.00%) Power BI
1 6 (50.00%) QlikView
2 4 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) DTS
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Data Scientist
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Velocity
1 1 (8.33%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Data Science
1 11 (91.67%) Machine Learning
2 10 (83.33%) Analytics
2 10 (83.33%) Data Analysis
2 10 (83.33%) Mathematics
3 7 (58.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 7 (58.33%) Data Analytics
4 6 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (50.00%) Visualisation
5 4 (33.33%) Statistics
6 3 (25.00%) Complexity Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
6 3 (25.00%) Linear Regression
6 3 (25.00%) Mathematical Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Regression Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Random Forest
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Python
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) R
3 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
1 6 (50.00%) Master's Degree
1 6 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Tableau
2 3 (25.00%) Minitab
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle