Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Data Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Science over the 6 months to 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Data Science
South East > Surrey
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 117 135
Rank change year-on-year +77 +18 -25
Contract jobs citing Data Science 37 23 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 3.77% 0.93% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 1.05% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 12
Median daily rate £513 £488 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +17.40% +29.77%
10th Percentile £363 £408 £307
90th Percentile £580 £600 £545
South East median daily rate £475 £525 £494
% change year-on-year -9.52% +6.17% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £22.93 £8.00
% change year-on-year +139.86% +186.63% -

Data Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 830 2,182 2,678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 84.61% 87.84% 87.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 1,560 1,864
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £202 £316 £313
90th Percentile £610 £630 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 51 65
Median hourly rate £24.66 £20.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.28% -25.93% +3.85%
10th Percentile £12.53 £13.00 £10.77
90th Percentile £56.13 £52.50 £52.00
Median hourly rate £26.71 £29.36 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.03% +24.94% +17.50%

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Data Science as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in Surrey

Data Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Science in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Data Science in Surrey

Data Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Science in Surrey over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Science in Surrey

Data Science
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Science within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. 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
Sunbury-on-Thames +25 11 £550 +25.00%
Chertsey - 7 £375 -
Staines +27 4 £475 -
Guildford +15 1 £475 -
Weybridge 0 1 £525 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £525 -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Data Science
South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Data Science 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Data Science.

1 26 (70.27%) Machine Learning
2 20 (54.05%) Algorithms
3 18 (48.65%) Power BI
3 18 (48.65%) Analytics
3 18 (48.65%) Power Platform
4 16 (43.24%) Python
4 16 (43.24%) Data Modelling
4 16 (43.24%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (37.84%) Azure
6 13 (35.14%) Tableau
7 12 (32.43%) Visualisation
7 12 (32.43%) Statistics
7 12 (32.43%) Marketing
7 12 (32.43%) Computer Science
8 9 (24.32%) Mathematics
8 9 (24.32%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (21.62%) Data Management
9 8 (21.62%) CRM
9 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (21.62%) Big Data
9 8 (21.62%) Statistical Modelling
9 8 (21.62%) Data-Driven Marketing
9 8 (21.62%) Data Enrichment
9 8 (21.62%) Actionable Insight
9 8 (21.62%) Data Lake
9 8 (21.62%) Data Strategy
10 7 (18.92%) GDPR
10 7 (18.92%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (18.92%) R
10 7 (18.92%) PhD

Data Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (10.81%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) SPSS
2 2 (5.41%) Sketch
3 1 (2.70%) Chatbot
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (48.65%) Power Platform
2 14 (37.84%) Azure
3 5 (13.51%) AWS
4 4 (10.81%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (10.81%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (10.81%) GCP
4 4 (10.81%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) Power BI
2 8 (21.62%) Big Data
2 8 (21.62%) Data Lake
2 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) Blockchain
4 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (5.41%) DTS
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
General
1 12 (32.43%) Marketing
2 6 (16.22%) Electronics
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Police
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Data Scientist
2 7 (18.92%) Data Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Marketing Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) CRM Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Data Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Data Scientist
7 1 (2.70%) Analytics Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Report Developer
7 1 (2.70%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) PySpark
2 2 (5.41%) Keras
2 2 (5.41%) NumPy
2 2 (5.41%) Pandas
2 2 (5.41%) PyTorch
2 2 (5.41%) TensorFlow
3 1 (2.70%) scikit-learn
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (54.05%) Algorithms
2 6 (16.22%) Data Structures
3 5 (13.51%) User Experience
4 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) DataPower
5 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Machine Learning
2 18 (48.65%) Analytics
3 16 (43.24%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (43.24%) Data Modelling
4 12 (32.43%) Computer Science
4 12 (32.43%) Statistics
4 12 (32.43%) Visualisation
5 9 (24.32%) Artificial Intelligence
5 9 (24.32%) Mathematics
6 8 (21.62%) Actionable Insight
6 8 (21.62%) CRM
6 8 (21.62%) Data Enrichment
6 8 (21.62%) Data Management
6 8 (21.62%) Data Strategy
6 8 (21.62%) Data-Driven Marketing
6 8 (21.62%) Statistical Modelling
7 7 (18.92%) ETL
7 7 (18.92%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.22%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Python
2 7 (18.92%) R
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) Scala
5 2 (5.41%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) PhD
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Tableau
2 5 (13.51%) Google
3 4 (10.81%) Adobe
4 3 (8.11%) Databricks
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Samsung
5 1 (2.70%) SAP