Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 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
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 183 188
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 24 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.04% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 12
South West median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £270 £375 £328
90th Percentile £608 £497 £450
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £10.50 - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £24.00 £15.07
% change year-on-year +79.17% +59.26% -59.81%

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 1,865 1,346 1,504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.87% 25.30% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,117 779 950
South West median daily rate £435 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £573 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 86 81
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £11.85 £16.00 £11.72
90th Percentile £51.63 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.86 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -7.31% +15.38% -2.50%

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 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
Bristol -5 7 £575 +2.22% 9
Gloucestershire -18 5 £483 +20.63% 4
Devon - 5 - - 7
Dorset - 3 - - 4
Wiltshire -32 2 £288 - 1
Somerset - 1 - - 3
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 South West region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 12 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) Machine Learning
3 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (29.17%) C
4 6 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (25.00%) Analytics
4 6 (25.00%) Deep Learning
5 5 (20.83%) Data Science
5 5 (20.83%) Java
5 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Internet
5 5 (20.83%) MATLAB
5 5 (20.83%) Grid Computing
6 4 (16.67%) Statistics
6 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (12.50%) REST
7 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) Coaching
7 3 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (12.50%) Spring Boot
7 3 (12.50%) Microservices
7 3 (12.50%) Java 8

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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Simulink
1 3 (12.50%) Stateflow
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.17%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (8.33%) MS Access
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) HBase
4 1 (4.17%) Impala
4 1 (4.17%) Mixpanel
4 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Rational Statemate
2 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Data Scientist
2 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Data Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Data Science Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Machine Learning Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (4.17%) MATLAB Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (12.50%) REST
2 3 (12.50%) Spring
2 3 (12.50%) Spring Boot
3 2 (8.33%) TensorFlow
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) D3.js
4 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.17%) ggplot
4 1 (4.17%) Kafka
4 1 (4.17%) Keras
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) NumPy
4 1 (4.17%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Grid Computing
3 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (8.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.17%) Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) CPLD
5 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (4.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Machine Learning
2 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
3 6 (25.00%) Deep Learning
4 5 (20.83%) Data Science
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) Statistics
6 3 (12.50%) Coaching
6 3 (12.50%) Code Coverage
6 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) DRM
6 3 (12.50%) Microservices
6 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Actionable Insight
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (29.17%) C
3 5 (20.83%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) MATLAB
4 3 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) Java 8
5 2 (8.33%) Assembly Language
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
5 2 (8.33%) R
5 2 (8.33%) Scala
6 1 (4.17%) Cypher
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Tcl
6 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Altera
3 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.17%) Intel
3 1 (4.17%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (4.17%) Palantir
3 1 (4.17%) Xilinx