Data Scientist

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 200 - £ 500 / Daily
  • Category
    Science - Research and Development
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join our client's busy, dynamic Data Science team.

Job title: Data Scientist

Type: Temporary

Duration: Ongoing

Salary: £200-£500 a day

Location: Remote working for the foreseeable (must be able to commute to Central London if required)


  • Work with large, complex datasets in both R and python, using a range of techniques (predictive analysis, data integration, text analysis, web scraping etc.)

  • Construct and deliver proofs-of-concept to address specific business needs, using the most appropriate techniques, data sources and technologies.

  • Rapidly prototyping high-quality applications that meet user needs whilst ensuring that your output is robust.

  • Role-model development best practice (e.g. code re-use, unit tests and version control), commitment to quality assurance of predictive models and demonstrate ethical considerations.


  • Practical experience of delivering innovative data-driven solutions on large or complex datasets; including gathering and manipulating disparate data, applying analytical techniques and visualising results.

  • Experienced and confident with a range of core data science techniques (e.g. predictive analysis, text analysis, web scraping) and associated limitations.

  • Must have R and Python to an intermediate level.

  • Strong stakeholder management skills and experience working with a range of colleagues to deliver results.

  • Good written and verbal communication.

  • Ability to present complex ideas simply to technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Collaborative approach and the ability to take account of a range of varying perspectives, including the consumer, through discovery, design, iteration and implementation

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Please apply with your CV to: Millie Edwards