The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Machine Learning in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Machine Learning
Rank 566 488 575
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +87
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 24 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.035% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.13% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 1
Average daily rate £575 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £263 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13400 11240 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.08% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8401 6937 8355
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 572 723
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Machine Learning
UK

Machine Learning
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Machine Learning across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Machine Learning Jobs Demand Trend in England

Machine Learning
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Machine Learning Daily Rate Trend in England

Machine Learning
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Machine Learning across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Machine Learning Daily Rate Histogram in England

Machine Learning
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -7 24 £575 +15.00% 11
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 4
Machine Learning
UK

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 24 (54.55%) Java
1 24 (54.55%) Big Data
2 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 22 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 19 (43.18%) C#
4 18 (40.91%) Statistics
5 17 (38.64%) C++
6 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.09%) SQL
7 14 (31.82%) Python
7 14 (31.82%) HBase
8 13 (29.55%) Apache Hive
8 13 (29.55%) MongoDB
8 13 (29.55%) R
8 13 (29.55%) Data Mining
9 12 (27.27%) MapReduce
9 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
10 11 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (22.73%) Degree
11 10 (22.73%) OO
12 9 (20.45%) SAS
12 9 (20.45%) .NET
12 9 (20.45%) Linux
12 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
13 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
13 8 (18.18%) HTML
13 8 (18.18%) Scrum
14 7 (15.91%) MATLAB
14 7 (15.91%) Data Analysis
14 7 (15.91%) UNIX

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 9 (20.45%) SAS
2 7 (15.91%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) Big Data
2 22 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 14 (31.82%) HBase
4 13 (29.55%) Apache Hive
4 13 (29.55%) MongoDB
4 13 (29.55%) Data Mining
5 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
6 11 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 7 (15.91%) Mahout
8 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.55%) Couchbase
9 2 (4.55%) Sqoop
9 2 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (4.55%) Redis
9 2 (4.55%) Riak
9 2 (4.55%) Neo4j
10 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
1 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.27%) Selenium
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (6.82%) Advertising
1 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (6.82%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Data Scientist
3 8 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Big Data Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Design Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Data Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Django Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) MapReduce
2 9 (20.45%) .NET
3 8 (18.18%) HTML
4 3 (6.82%) Kafka
5 2 (4.55%) Django
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.55%) Spring
6 1 (2.27%) MFC
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) Web Services
6 1 (2.27%) XML
6 1 (2.27%) REST
6 1 (2.27%) CSS3
6 1 (2.27%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (2.27%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) JSON
6 1 (2.27%) Akka
6 1 (2.27%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (40.91%) Statistics
3 7 (15.91%) Physics
4 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
5 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.55%) Open Source
6 2 (4.55%) Neural Network
7 1 (2.27%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (2.27%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) UNIX
3 4 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) OO
3 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
4 8 (18.18%) Scrum
5 7 (15.91%) Data Analysis
6 6 (13.64%) TDD
7 5 (11.36%) Web Development
7 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Analytics
8 4 (9.09%) BDD
9 3 (6.82%) OOP
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.55%) Predictive Analytics
10 2 (4.55%) Pair Programming
10 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.27%) ETL
11 1 (2.27%) Workflow Management
11 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) Java
2 19 (43.18%) C#
3 17 (38.64%) C++
4 15 (34.09%) SQL
5 14 (31.82%) Python
6 13 (29.55%) R
7 7 (15.91%) MATLAB
7 7 (15.91%) Scala
8 6 (13.64%) Ruby
9 5 (11.36%) F#
10 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
10 3 (6.82%) PHP
11 1 (2.27%) Perl
11 1 (2.27%) Clojure
11 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.27%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Apache Flume
2 2 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
1 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) IBM
2 2 (4.55%) Google
2 2 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) Informatica
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Vertica
3 1 (2.27%) Greenplum
3 1 (2.27%) Talend
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