Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 186 185
Rank change year-on-year -21 -1 +17
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 10 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 1.19% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 9
South West median daily rate £519 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.06% -15.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £401 £267 £295
90th Percentile £661 £490 £875
England median daily rate £536 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.25% +5.26% -13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
South West median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £15.07 £37.50
% change year-on-year +49.30% -59.81% -9.64%

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 1,473 1,509 1,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.81% 27.82% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 929 1,168
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 78 126
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.83 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.10% +15.82% -2.62%
10th Percentile £17.16 £12.78 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -15 6 £519 +72.92% 18
Wiltshire - 2 £700 - 4
Gloucestershire -4 1 £400 -5.88% 3
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (20.00%) Simulink
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) MathWorks
3 2 (20.00%) Statistics
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (20.00%) Data Science
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) GDPR
4 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (10.00%) Linear Programming
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC

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 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithm Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Python Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) SAML
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Data Science
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (20.00%) Statistics
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (10.00%) Linear Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Predictive Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) Fortran
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) R
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) OSCP
2 1 (10.00%) SANS
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) MathWorks
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle