Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Cluster Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cluster Analysis over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 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.

Cluster Analysis
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 904 873
Rank change year-on-year +79 -31 -10
Contract jobs citing Cluster Analysis 15 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.005% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.007% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 12
UK median daily rate £500 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £411 £363 £315
90th Percentile £628 £578 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 -
% change year-on-year +26.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cluster Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80161 91745 91678
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.24% 83.47% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 52582 60518 58035
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £277 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2050 2197 2596
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.00 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +2.27%

Cluster Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cluster Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cluster Analysis in the UK

Cluster Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cluster Analysis in the UK

Cluster Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cluster Analysis over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cluster Analysis in the UK

Cluster Analysis
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cluster Analysis within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 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
England +82 14 £500 +33.33% 9
London +29 8 £500 -16.67% 4
UK excluding London +59 7 £475 +26.67% 6
Midlands - 4 £475 -
West Midlands - 4 £475 -
North of England +71 2 - - 5
Yorkshire +22 2 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cluster Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cluster Analysis.

1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Statistics
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Data Mining
4 6 (40.00%) SAS
4 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 6 (40.00%) Stochastic Modelling
4 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (33.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 5 (33.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 5 (33.33%) Regression Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) PROC SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Apache Hive
5 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 5 (33.33%) SAS Macro
5 5 (33.33%) Base SAS
5 5 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (33.33%) ProC
5 5 (33.33%) Unix
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
6 4 (26.67%) Bayesian Methods
6 4 (26.67%) Time Series Analysis
6 4 (26.67%) R
6 4 (26.67%) Monte Carlo Method
6 4 (26.67%) GARCH
6 4 (26.67%) Decision Tree

Cluster Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (40.00%) SAS
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 5 (33.33%) Base SAS
2 5 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (33.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) ProC
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 5 (33.33%) SAS Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Qualitative Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Quantitative Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Product Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Lucene
1 1 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (6.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Statistics
2 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (40.00%) Stochastic Modelling
3 5 (33.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 5 (33.33%) Regression Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Bayesian Methods
4 4 (26.67%) Decision Tree
4 4 (26.67%) GARCH
4 4 (26.67%) Monte Carlo Method
4 4 (26.67%) Time Series Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Factor Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Neural Network
6 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PROC SQL
2 5 (33.33%) SAS Macro
3 4 (26.67%) R
4 3 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PhD