Period
to 16 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 - 77
Rank change year-on-year - +77 -
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.80% - 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.17% - 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Somerset median daily rate £342 - £450
South West median daily rate £425 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +8.67% -11.76%

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 Somerset with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 126 107 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.35% 23.11% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 48 111
Somerset median daily rate £350 £331 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -10.11% +5.29%
10th Percentile £137 £105 £213
90th Percentile £475 £547 £491
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 39 19
Somerset median hourly rate £39.00 £25.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.46% -41.14% +78.57%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.10 £17.20
90th Percentile £46.50 £42.30 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +24.53% -29.33% +36.36%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in Somerset

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Algorithms in Somerset

Algorithms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Algorithms in Somerset

Algorithms
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
Taunton - 2 £258 -
Bath - 1 £350 -
Algorithms
South West

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Algorithms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) SciPy
2 3 (75.00%) NumPy
2 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (75.00%) Image Processing
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (75.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Pandas
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Keras
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Groovy
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) D3.js
4 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Gradle
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) Docker

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (75.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Gradle
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Keras
1 3 (75.00%) NumPy
1 3 (75.00%) Pandas
1 3 (75.00%) SciPy
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) D3.js
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Image Processing
1 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (75.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (25.00%) Rancher