The first table below looks at the demand for Machine Learning skills 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Machine Learning
Rank 556 513 558
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +45
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 18 31 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.067% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.091% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 1
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£550 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £279 -
% change year-on-year
+106.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36732 34187 37631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.38% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23130 21200 22120
Average daily rate £407 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 979 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.20% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £48.84 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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 Processes & Methodologies 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 15 £550 +37.50% 16
East of England -21 1 - - 4
South East - 1 - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Machine Learning
UK

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (69.05%) Hadoop
2 27 (64.29%) Big Data
2 27 (64.29%) Java
3 22 (52.38%) Python
4 19 (45.24%) R
5 15 (35.71%) MapReduce
5 15 (35.71%) Apache Hive
5 15 (35.71%) Statistics
6 14 (33.33%) HBase
7 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
7 13 (30.95%) C++
8 12 (28.57%) Data Mining
9 11 (26.19%) MongoDB
9 11 (26.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
10 10 (23.81%) Linux
10 10 (23.81%) SQL
11 9 (21.43%) SAS
11 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
11 9 (21.43%) Scala
11 9 (21.43%) Mahout
12 8 (19.05%) Apache Pig
12 8 (19.05%) PhD
13 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (16.67%) Analytics
13 7 (16.67%) Physics
14 6 (14.29%) TDD
14 6 (14.29%) Text Mining
14 6 (14.29%) UNIX
15 5 (11.90%) C#

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (21.43%) SAS
2 8 (19.05%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.14%) SaaS
1 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (69.05%) Hadoop
2 27 (64.29%) Big Data
3 15 (35.71%) Apache Hive
4 14 (33.33%) HBase
5 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
6 12 (28.57%) Data Mining
7 11 (26.19%) MongoDB
7 11 (26.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (21.43%) Mahout
9 6 (14.29%) Text Mining
10 3 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (4.76%) Impala
11 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
11 2 (4.76%) Couchbase
11 2 (4.76%) Redis
11 2 (4.76%) Riak
11 2 (4.76%) Neo4j
11 2 (4.76%) Sqoop
11 2 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Data Scientist
2 10 (23.81%) Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Data Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Junior
6 1 (2.38%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Research Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) MapReduce
2 4 (9.52%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (7.14%) Kafka
4 2 (4.76%) RHadoop
4 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.76%) Spring
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) Akka
5 1 (2.38%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Statistics
2 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.67%) Physics
4 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
5 4 (9.52%) Visualisation
6 3 (7.14%) Open Source
7 2 (4.76%) Neural Network
8 1 (2.38%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
8 1 (2.38%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) UNIX
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) Analytics
3 6 (14.29%) TDD
4 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
4 5 (11.90%) DevOps
5 4 (9.52%) Pair Programming
5 4 (9.52%) Scrum
6 3 (7.14%) BDD
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.76%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (4.76%) OOP
7 2 (4.76%) OO
8 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.38%) ETL
8 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.38%) Workflow
8 1 (2.38%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) Java
2 22 (52.38%) Python
3 19 (45.24%) R
4 13 (30.95%) C++
5 10 (23.81%) SQL
6 9 (21.43%) Scala
7 5 (11.90%) C#
7 5 (11.90%) MATLAB
8 4 (9.52%) F#
8 4 (9.52%) Ruby
9 3 (7.14%) Perl
10 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 2 (4.76%) PHP
11 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) PhD
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Apache Flume
2 2 (4.76%) HDFS
2 2 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Puppet
1 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Tableau
2 2 (4.76%) Google
2 2 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Informatica
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
3 1 (2.38%) Talend
3 1 (2.38%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.38%) Greenplum
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