The table below looks at the statistics for Machine Learning skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 146 187 202
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +15
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 13 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 13
Median daily rate £538 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £438 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £613 -
% change year-on-year
-30.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Machine Learning
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2813 4346 4875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.06% 80.26% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 3412 3659
Median daily rate £475 £471 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 42
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Machine Learning
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Machine Learning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Machine Learning Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Machine Learning
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Machine Learning across the City of London region.

Machine Learning Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Machine Learning
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Machine Learning across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Machine Learning Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Machine Learning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 10 (52.63%) Big Data
1 10 (52.63%) Algorithms
2 8 (42.11%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) Apache Spark
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
5 5 (26.32%) Scala
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
6 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) Apache Hive
7 3 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
7 3 (15.79%) PhD
7 3 (15.79%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Data Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Apache Pig
7 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
8 2 (10.53%) Flask
8 2 (10.53%) MapReduce

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (36.84%) Apache Spark
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Pig
3 2 (10.53%) SAS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Big Data
2 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.79%) Apache Hive
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Data Scientist
2 6 (31.58%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Machine Learning Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Hadoop Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) Django
2 2 (10.53%) Flask
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) SciPy
3 1 (5.26%) WCF
3 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Algorithms
2 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) Neural Network
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.79%) Analytics
1 3 (15.79%) Data Engineering
1 3 (15.79%) OO
1 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
1 3 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) MapReduce
2 2 (10.53%) OOP
2 2 (10.53%) TDD
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) Scala
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
6 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.26%) C++
7 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) IBM
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Tableau