Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 10 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 > South West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 176 187
Rank change year-on-year -26 +11 +15
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 25 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 1.25% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 6
South West median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% -
10th Percentile £438 £266 £313
90th Percentile £656 £658 £638
England median daily rate £550 £550 £508
% change year-on-year - +8.37% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
South West median hourly rate £39.64 - £40.75
10th Percentile £36.18 - £33.95
90th Percentile £43.21 - £45.78
England median hourly rate £39.64 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.72% +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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,903 1,526 1,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.61% 27.51% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,193 941 1,124
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £545 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 72 120
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £33.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.85% +24.53% -29.33%
10th Percentile £15.42 £12.01 £11.67
90th Percentile £51.50 £58.75 £44.58
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.27% +2.50% +5.26%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in the South West

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Algorithms in the South West

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in the South West over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Algorithms in the South West

Algorithms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Algorithms in the South West

Algorithms
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the South West region over the 6 months to 10 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
Bristol -7 10 £475 - 16
Devon 0 5 - - 8
Gloucestershire - 5 - - 2
Somerset -7 2 - - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £600 - 6
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 10 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 South West region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (36.00%) Machine Learning
2 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (36.00%) Python
2 9 (36.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (32.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) Data Science
4 7 (28.00%) C
4 7 (28.00%) OO
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Statistics
4 7 (28.00%) Analytics
4 7 (28.00%) Big Data
5 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (24.00%) Apache Spark
5 6 (24.00%) Data Structures
5 6 (24.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
6 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 5 (20.00%) Data Analytics
6 5 (20.00%) Computational Intelligence
6 5 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (20.00%) Signal Processing
6 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (20.00%) Image Processing
7 4 (16.00%) Hadoop

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (24.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (12.00%) JBoss
2 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Simulink
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Big Data
2 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.00%) Ant
2 3 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (12.00%) CruiseControl
2 3 (12.00%) JUnit
2 3 (12.00%) Maven
3 2 (8.00%) NetBeans
3 2 (8.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Data Scientist
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Scientist
2 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Algorithm Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Big Data Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Data Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) RF Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.00%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Spring
2 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (12.00%) J2EE
2 3 (12.00%) Java EE
2 3 (12.00%) JMS
2 3 (12.00%) RESTful
2 3 (12.00%) SOAP
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) Akka
3 1 (4.00%) Kafka
3 1 (4.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Data Structures
3 4 (16.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (12.00%) Verilog
4 3 (12.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (36.00%) Machine Learning
1 9 (36.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (32.00%) Data Science
3 7 (28.00%) Analytics
3 7 (28.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) Statistics
4 6 (24.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (20.00%) Computational Intelligence
5 5 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 5 (20.00%) Image Processing
5 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.00%) Signal Processing
6 4 (16.00%) Digital Signal Processing
6 4 (16.00%) ETL
6 4 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Python
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) C
4 4 (16.00%) C++
4 4 (16.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (12.00%) Fortran
5 3 (12.00%) Java 8
5 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.00%) Scala
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Go
7 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.00%) HL7
3 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Perforce
3 1 (4.00%) Informatica