2019 Predictions for the Data Science & Analytics Hiring Market

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting 2020 predictions are out! Check out this post to see the latest top trends. Another year into the data-driven boom, and several longer-term trends have been taking shape. Looking over my predictions from last year, there are also a few that… Read more »

How to Evaluate Data Scientist Job Offers

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This post is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ data science and analytics recruiting specialist. A few months ago I wrote a post about how data scientists and analytics professionals can manage multiple job offers, but what happens when you get to the next stage – offer evaluation and negotiation? There are several elements to consider… Read more »

Analytics & Data Science Interview Tips: Phone and In-Person

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. As a follow-up to our popular post on resume tips for analytics professionals, for our next post we thought it might be helpful to cover some advice on both phone and in-person interviews. Whether you’re finishing up your quantitative degree program or… Read more »

Beyond the Unicorn: 4 Developing Data Scientist Career Paths

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ data science and data engineering recruiting specialists. Five years ago the data science hiring market was awash with unicorn headlines, but, as we reported earlier this year, we’re noticing a distinct trend towards specialists instead of generalists. And while many data scientists are still equipped to work on every… Read more »

How Data Scientists & Analytics Pros Can Manage Multiple Job Offers

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This post is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting specialist. The job market for data scientists and analytics professionals continues to be strong, but a common situation I’ve seen is that quantitative professionals may be fielding several job offers at the same time. As the market becomes more saturated and demand continues to increase,… Read more »

2018 SAS, R, or Python Survey Results: Which do Data Scientists & Analytics Pros Prefer?

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The results of our 2019 SAS, R, or Python survey have been released! Click here to see our latest analysis. For the past five years we’ve been surveying our network of data scientists and analytics professionals to determine which tool they prefer to use – SAS, R, or Python. Our most popular annual flash survey… Read more »

2018 Data Scientist Salary Report Highlights

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This post is a summary of our annual update to our data scientist salary report series, which includes analysis of the complete compensation and demographic information of 399 data scientists. The new set of data for The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists May 2018 was collected by our recruiters during the 12 months… Read more »

Survey Results: What Motivates Analytics Pros & Data Scientists to Change Jobs?

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At Burtch Works, we like to run periodic “flash surveys” on our network of thousands of analytics professionals and data scientists, since it’s a great way to gauge changes in the market! After seeing a few surveys about why business professionals change jobs, we were curious to see what would motivate analytics and data science… Read more »