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Data Scientist, Hybrid-Newport, Hamspshire,Darlington, 21.86 ph 9mth (Contract)

Location: United Kingdom Wide  Country: UK Rate: 21.86 per hour
.* Data Scientist.* 21.86 per hr/Umbrella Co, Hybrid various UK locations - Public Sector client

Ideally SC (or eligible)

Must be able to attend one of the core sites Newport, Titchfield or Darlington

9 Months

Deadline 16th May 12pm

Our client operates a hybrid working model that allows you to work between home and office locations, giving you greater flexibility about where and when you work.


You will have experience using open-source tools, such as Python, R and Git.

Awareness of the limitations and ethics around using data from varying sources, including open data.

Ability to design, write, and iterate code to work with data. You understand documentation, testing and version control.

Understanding of how to design analysis to support a decision. This could include statistical techniques for modelling, hypothesis testing or time series analysis.

a first or second class honours degree in a numerate discipline, computer science or IT equivalent which demonstrates core statistical skills or

a higher degree, eg an MSc or PhD, in Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics (this is not a definitive list) or

have worked in a statistical or data science field for a minimum of two years and are able to demonstrate Continuous Professional

Development (via a logbook) in applying statistics or data science

at the same level as a foundation degree or Higher National Diploma (level five), which demonstrates the expected skills as outlined in the GSG Competency framework.

- SmartSourcing are a Disability Confident Employer and we promote, celebrate and value diversity, we are committed to promoting equality and inclusion for all.

Posted Date: 16 May 2024 Reference: JSSS/DATA SCIENTIST 741 Employment Business: SmartSourcing Ltd Contact: Michelle Rathbone