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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 146 182 192
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +10
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 4 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 9
Average daily rate £500 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £443 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £653 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+74.24% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
2644 4145 4733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.02% 80.94% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2095 3226 3431
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 7 (70.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (60.00%) Big Data
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) Apache Hive
4 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (40.00%) R
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Pig
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Data Management
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) SAS
6 2 (20.00%) SPSS
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) Information Management
6 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 3 (30.00%) Apache Pig
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Big Data
1 6 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Hive
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (20.00%) BigTable
4 2 (20.00%) HBase
4 2 (20.00%) Mahout
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Data Scientist
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) MapReduce Developer
4 1 (10.00%) MapReduce Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Catalyst
2 1 (10.00%) Django
2 1 (10.00%) Flask
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Information Management
3 2 (20.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Spectrum Management
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) R
4 3 (30.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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