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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 132 154 193
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +39
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 29 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.17% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 13
Median daily rate £495 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £630 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £520 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.65% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year
-60.00% -
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
2778 2909 4761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.41% 83.88% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2336 3725
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.59 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 25 (60.98%) Python
2 18 (43.90%) Hadoop
2 18 (43.90%) Apache Spark
3 16 (39.02%) Big Data
4 15 (36.59%) R
5 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
6 13 (31.71%) SQL
6 13 (31.71%) Algorithms
7 12 (29.27%) Analytics
8 10 (24.39%) Scala
8 10 (24.39%) Marketing
8 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (21.95%) Java
10 8 (19.51%) Finance
10 8 (19.51%) Statistics
11 7 (17.07%) Degree
12 6 (14.63%) Natural Language Processing
12 6 (14.63%) Django
13 5 (12.20%) DevOps
13 5 (12.20%) Anomaly Detection
13 5 (12.20%) scikit-learn
13 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (12.20%) nginx
13 5 (12.20%) Apache Hive
13 5 (12.20%) Data Transformation
13 5 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (12.20%) Kafka
13 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
13 5 (12.20%) Artificial Intelligence

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 18 (43.90%) Apache Spark
2 5 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (12.20%) nginx
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SPSS
2 1 (2.44%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) Hadoop
2 16 (39.02%) Big Data
3 5 (12.20%) Apache Hive
4 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
4 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (7.32%) Data Mining
5 3 (7.32%) Text Mining
6 2 (4.88%) Data Lake
6 2 (4.88%) GIS
6 2 (4.88%) Neo4j
6 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.88%) Presto
6 2 (4.88%) QlikView
6 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.44%) Cloudera CDH
7 1 (2.44%) HBase
7 1 (2.44%) Impala
7 1 (2.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Bitbucket
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (24.39%) Marketing
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.76%) Electronics
4 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.88%) Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Games
6 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.44%) Polish Language
6 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Data Scientist
2 10 (24.39%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Data Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Data Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 4 (9.76%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Data Scientist
7 2 (4.88%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Data Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Big Data Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Lead Security Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Machine Learning Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Python/Django Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Django
1 6 (14.63%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (12.20%) Kafka
2 5 (12.20%) scikit-learn
3 4 (9.76%) Pandas
3 4 (9.76%) TensorFlow
4 3 (7.32%) HTML
4 3 (7.32%) MLlib
4 3 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (7.32%) Torch
5 2 (4.88%) .NET
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) Flask
6 1 (2.44%) Akka
6 1 (2.44%) D3.js
6 1 (2.44%) Node.js
6 1 (2.44%) NumPy
6 1 (2.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.44%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
2 13 (31.71%) Algorithms
3 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (19.51%) Statistics
5 5 (12.20%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
6 4 (9.76%) Neural Network
7 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (7.32%) Fintech
7 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
8 2 (4.88%) Physics
8 2 (4.88%) Social Media
8 2 (4.88%) User Experience
9 1 (2.44%) Animation
9 1 (2.44%) Economics
9 1 (2.44%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (2.44%) Social Gaming
9 1 (2.44%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Analytics
2 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) Anomaly Detection
3 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
3 5 (12.20%) Data Transformation
3 5 (12.20%) DevOps
3 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
4 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.32%) Data Architecture
5 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.32%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.32%) ETL
5 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
5 3 (7.32%) OO
5 3 (7.32%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (7.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Python
2 15 (36.59%) R
3 13 (31.71%) SQL
4 10 (24.39%) Scala
5 9 (21.95%) Java
6 3 (7.32%) C++
6 3 (7.32%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.88%) Erlang
7 2 (4.88%) Go
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.44%) Lisp
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
8 1 (2.44%) Prolog
8 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) SAP
2 3 (7.32%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.88%) Apple
3 2 (4.88%) Tableau
4 1 (2.44%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.44%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.44%) RapidMiner
4 1 (2.44%) Teradata
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