The table below looks at the statistics for Machine Learning skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 485 582 566
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -16
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 136 56 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.14% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 34 25
Median daily rate £475 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £408 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £498 £575
% change year-on-year
-14.57% -13.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £80.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Machine Learning
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41353 41436 38956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.13% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27578 27436 24583
Median daily rate £450 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1087 1133
Median hourly rate £28.75 £27.78 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.49% +11.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Machine Learning
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 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 2016.

Machine Learning Daily Rate Histogram in England

Machine Learning
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Machine Learning Hourly Rate Trend in England

Machine Learning
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +58 95 £500 -4.76% 77
South East +22 13 £368 -26.50% 15
South West - 11 £425 - 8
Yorkshire - 7 £375 - 6
East of England +14 5 £300 -33.33% 11
West Midlands - 5 £394 -
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Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 England region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 170 (61.37%) Python
2 147 (53.07%) Analytics
3 121 (43.68%) Big Data
4 118 (42.60%) R
5 100 (36.10%) Hadoop
6 93 (33.57%) Apache Spark
7 88 (31.77%) Java
8 84 (30.32%) SQL
9 76 (27.44%) Algorithms
10 75 (27.08%) Degree
11 71 (25.63%) Visualisation
12 68 (24.55%) Analytical Skills
13 67 (24.19%) Data Analytics
14 66 (23.83%) Statistics
15 65 (23.47%) Finance
16 62 (22.38%) PhD
17 61 (22.02%) Scala
18 59 (21.30%) Computer Science
19 51 (18.41%) Apache Hive
20 49 (17.69%) Data Mining
20 49 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
21 45 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
22 44 (15.88%) C++
23 42 (15.16%) Software Engineering
24 41 (14.80%) JavaScript
25 37 (13.36%) Linux
25 37 (13.36%) SAS
25 37 (13.36%) Data Analysis
26 36 (13.00%) NoSQL
27 35 (12.64%) Tableau

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 93 (33.57%) Apache Spark
2 37 (13.36%) SAS
3 24 (8.66%) Apache Pig
4 15 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.89%) Apache
6 3 (1.08%) nginx
6 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.72%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.36%) DNN
8 1 (0.36%) Drupal
8 1 (0.36%) IPython
8 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.36%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (5.78%) SPSS
2 4 (1.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.36%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.36%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.25%) IaaS
4 5 (1.81%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.81%) Azure Machine Learning
4 5 (1.81%) GitHub
5 3 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.08%) Data Lake Analytics
5 3 (1.08%) Heroku
5 3 (1.08%) PaaS
6 2 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.72%) Google Play
6 2 (0.72%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.61%) Internet
2 3 (1.08%) HTTP
3 2 (0.72%) DNS
3 2 (0.72%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.72%) Network Security
3 2 (0.72%) Wireless
4 1 (0.36%) AMQP
4 1 (0.36%) MQTT
4 1 (0.36%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (43.68%) Big Data
2 100 (36.10%) Hadoop
3 51 (18.41%) Apache Hive
4 49 (17.69%) Data Mining
5 36 (13.00%) NoSQL
6 27 (9.75%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (7.58%) QlikView
8 18 (6.50%) MongoDB
9 16 (5.78%) MySQL
10 12 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (3.97%) SQL Server
12 10 (3.61%) Power BI
13 9 (3.25%) Relational Database
13 9 (3.25%) Spotfire
14 8 (2.89%) HBase
14 8 (2.89%) SAP HANA
15 7 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (2.53%) Text Mining
16 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.44%) Maven
4 3 (1.08%) Ant
4 3 (1.08%) GoCD
4 3 (1.08%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.72%) Grunt
5 2 (0.72%) gulp
5 2 (0.72%) Protractor
5 2 (0.72%) Selenium
5 2 (0.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.36%) GCC
6 1 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.36%) Subversion
6 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 65 (23.47%) Finance
2 24 (8.66%) Marketing
3 21 (7.58%) Banking
4 8 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.53%) Retail
6 6 (2.17%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.44%) Advertising
7 4 (1.44%) Electronics
8 3 (1.08%) Automotive
8 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Games
9 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.36%) Avionics
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 105 (37.91%) Data Scientist
2 68 (24.55%) Developer
3 30 (10.83%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 23 (8.30%) Architect
5 14 (5.05%) Software Engineer
6 13 (4.69%) Consultant
7 12 (4.33%) Big Data Developer
7 12 (4.33%) Python Developer
8 11 (3.97%) Analyst
9 10 (3.61%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 9 (3.25%) Data Architect
11 8 (2.89%) Big Data Architect
11 8 (2.89%) Data Engineer
11 8 (2.89%) Java Developer
11 8 (2.89%) Senior Data Scientist
11 8 (2.89%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.53%) Data Analyst
12 7 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.53%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.53%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.30%) .NET
2 21 (7.58%) AngularJS
3 20 (7.22%) Pandas
4 18 (6.50%) Natural Language Processing
5 15 (5.42%) Kafka
6 14 (5.05%) D3.js
7 13 (4.69%) Django
7 13 (4.69%) scikit-learn
8 12 (4.33%) Node.js
9 11 (3.97%) HTML
9 11 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (3.61%) RESTful
10 10 (3.61%) SciPy
11 9 (3.25%) ELK Stack
12 8 (2.89%) REST
12 8 (2.89%) Web Services
13 7 (2.53%) NumPy
14 6 (2.17%) CSS
14 6 (2.17%) Flask
14 6 (2.17%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 76 (27.44%) Algorithms
2 71 (25.63%) Visualisation
3 68 (24.55%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (23.83%) Statistics
5 59 (21.30%) Computer Science
6 34 (12.27%) Mathematics
7 31 (11.19%) Artificial Intelligence
8 14 (5.05%) Neural Network
9 13 (4.69%) Applied Mathematics
10 11 (3.97%) Physics
11 6 (2.17%) Credit Risk
11 6 (2.17%) Mobile App
11 6 (2.17%) User Experience
12 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.44%) Psychology
12 4 (1.44%) Smart Energy
13 3 (1.08%) CUDA
13 3 (1.08%) Fintech
13 3 (1.08%) NHS
13 3 (1.08%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.36%) Linux
2 12 (4.33%) Unix
3 5 (1.81%) Windows
4 4 (1.44%) Android
5 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (53.07%) Analytics
2 67 (24.19%) Data Analytics
3 49 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (15.16%) Software Engineering
6 37 (13.36%) Data Analysis
7 31 (11.19%) Open Source
8 28 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (10.11%) DevOps
9 25 (9.03%) Predictive Analytics
9 25 (9.03%) Statistical Analysis
10 24 (8.66%) Data Visualisation
11 22 (7.94%) Statistical Modelling
11 22 (7.94%) TDD
12 18 (6.50%) Predictive Modelling
13 16 (5.78%) Big Data Analytics
13 16 (5.78%) E-Commerce
14 12 (4.33%) Data Modelling
14 12 (4.33%) Deep Learning
14 12 (4.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 170 (61.37%) Python
2 118 (42.60%) R
3 88 (31.77%) Java
4 84 (30.32%) SQL
5 61 (22.02%) Scala
6 44 (15.88%) C++
7 41 (14.80%) JavaScript
8 34 (12.27%) MATLAB
9 19 (6.86%) C#
10 9 (3.25%) Ruby
11 7 (2.53%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.17%) C
12 6 (2.17%) PHP
13 5 (1.81%) Clojure
14 4 (1.44%) Haskell
15 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.08%) VBA
16 2 (0.72%) F#
16 2 (0.72%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 75 (27.08%) Degree
2 62 (22.38%) PhD
3 11 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.36%) MCITP
6 1 (0.36%) MCTS
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
1 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.25%) Docker
2 7 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (1.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.44%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.72%) HDFS
5 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.72%) XenApp
5 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.36%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.36%) Snort
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (5.78%) StatsD
2 14 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.25%) Graphite
3 9 (3.25%) Kibana
3 9 (3.25%) logstash
4 5 (1.81%) Ansible
4 5 (1.81%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.81%) Puppet
5 4 (1.44%) Nagios
6 3 (1.08%) Oozie
6 3 (1.08%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.72%) Mesos
8 1 (0.36%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 35 (12.64%) Tableau
2 18 (6.50%) Teradata
3 17 (6.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.97%) Oracle
4 11 (3.97%) SAP
5 9 (3.25%) Citrix
5 9 (3.25%) Google
6 8 (2.89%) IBM
7 7 (2.53%) Apigee
7 7 (2.53%) Mashery
8 5 (1.81%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.81%) Pega
9 3 (1.08%) FireEye
9 3 (1.08%) New Relic
10 2 (0.72%) Dell
10 2 (0.72%) Facebook
10 2 (0.72%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.72%) Twitter
10 2 (0.72%) VMware
11 1 (0.36%) BT
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