27.5 Role of participants

The role of the participants is shown in the graph below

The numbers for certain categories certainly have to be taken with a grain of salt since it is not clear how well participants will differentiate e.g. “Data Scientist” and “Data Analyst.” However, it is clear that students are quite active on Kaggle. This might influence the later data since students tend to use freeware more than professionals.

Also there are:

Summary roles:

  • Many Software engineers
  • Very few Statistician