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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 138 186 203
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +17
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 16 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 9
Average daily rate £600 £575 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £605 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £600 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -
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
2958 4428 4982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.71% 80.54% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 3452 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Machine Learning
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Machine Learning across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Machine Learning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Machine Learning.

1 10 (50.00%) Big Data
1 10 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 9 (45.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) Apache Spark
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (25.00%) Scala
5 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (15.00%) Apache Pig
7 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (15.00%) Data Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) PhD
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) OO
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
8 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (10.00%) SAS

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Machine Learning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Machine Learning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (35.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (10.00%) SAS
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Big Data
2 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Data Scientist
2 6 (30.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) AWS Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Hadoop Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) Django
2 2 (10.00%) Flask
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) SciPy
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Neural Network
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Analytics
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Data Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) OO
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (10.00%) OOP
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Linear Regression
4 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Spectrum Management
4 1 (5.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) Scala
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.00%) C++
7 1 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) IBM
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Tableau
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