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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 502 527 556
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +29
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 104 86 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.17% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.22% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 71 28
Median daily rate £500 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £613 -
% change year-on-year
-30.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £80.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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
40453 39757 38477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.12% 79.42% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27165 25700 24694
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 1131 1160
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.85 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 May 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 May 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 +36 68 £500 -13.04% 68
South East +2 14 £450 - 16
South West - 12 £425 - 4
West Midlands -11 3 £394 -
East of England - 3 - - 4
North West -55 1 £350 -46.15% 5
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Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 162 (65.32%) Python
2 136 (54.84%) Analytics
3 111 (44.76%) Big Data
4 104 (41.94%) R
5 90 (36.29%) Hadoop
6 79 (31.85%) Apache Spark
7 77 (31.05%) Algorithms
8 76 (30.65%) Data Analytics
9 75 (30.24%) Java
10 69 (27.82%) SQL
11 67 (27.02%) Analytical Skills
12 64 (25.81%) Apache Hive
13 61 (24.60%) Degree
14 55 (22.18%) Finance
15 52 (20.97%) Visualisation
16 49 (19.76%) Linux
16 49 (19.76%) Software Engineering
17 47 (18.95%) PhD
18 46 (18.55%) Scala
19 45 (18.15%) Data Mining
19 45 (18.15%) C++
19 45 (18.15%) Statistics
19 45 (18.15%) Computer Science
20 44 (17.74%) Data Analysis
21 41 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
21 41 (16.53%) Business Intelligence
22 39 (15.73%) JavaScript
23 36 (14.52%) SAS
24 34 (13.71%) MATLAB
25 30 (12.10%) Mathematics

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 79 (31.85%) Apache Spark
2 36 (14.52%) SAS
3 28 (11.29%) Apache Pig
4 16 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (5.24%) Node.js
6 7 (2.82%) Apache
7 2 (0.81%) DNN
7 2 (0.81%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.40%) IPython
8 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (5.65%) SPSS
2 4 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.21%) CPLEX
3 3 (1.21%) Weka
4 2 (0.81%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.40%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.24%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (4.44%) IaaS
5 6 (2.42%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.61%) Azure Machine Learning
6 4 (1.61%) GitHub
6 4 (1.61%) SaaS
7 2 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.81%) Google Play
7 2 (0.81%) Heroku
7 2 (0.81%) PaaS
8 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.84%) Internet
2 6 (2.42%) DNS
3 3 (1.21%) Firewall
3 3 (1.21%) HTTP
3 3 (1.21%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.21%) VPN
3 3 (1.21%) Wireless
4 2 (0.81%) Network Security
4 2 (0.81%) SNA
4 2 (0.81%) SpaceWire
5 1 (0.40%) AMQP
5 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.40%) MQTT
5 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (44.76%) Big Data
2 90 (36.29%) Hadoop
3 64 (25.81%) Apache Hive
4 45 (18.15%) Data Mining
5 28 (11.29%) NoSQL
6 26 (10.48%) MongoDB
7 21 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 19 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (6.05%) QlikView
10 14 (5.65%) MySQL
11 12 (4.84%) HBase
12 10 (4.03%) Text Mining
13 8 (3.23%) Relational Database
14 7 (2.82%) Power BI
14 7 (2.82%) SQL Server
15 6 (2.42%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (2.02%) Pentaho
16 5 (2.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.61%) Maven
3 3 (1.21%) Ant
3 3 (1.21%) Selenium
3 3 (1.21%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.81%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.81%) GCC
4 2 (0.81%) Grunt
4 2 (0.81%) gulp
4 2 (0.81%) Protractor
4 2 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.81%) Redmine
4 2 (0.81%) Subversion
4 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
General
1 55 (22.18%) Finance
2 21 (8.47%) Marketing
3 20 (8.06%) Banking
4 11 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.63%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.23%) Retail
7 6 (2.42%) Electronics
8 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.61%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.21%) Advertising
10 3 (1.21%) Automotive
10 3 (1.21%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.81%) Avionics
11 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.40%) Local Government
12 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (35.08%) Data Scientist
2 54 (21.77%) Developer
3 24 (9.68%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 21 (8.47%) Architect
5 18 (7.26%) Software Engineer
6 14 (5.65%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 14 (5.65%) Python Developer
7 12 (4.84%) Data Architect
8 10 (4.03%) Analyst
8 10 (4.03%) Big Data Architect
9 9 (3.63%) Data Analyst
9 9 (3.63%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.23%) Big Data Developer
10 8 (3.23%) Data Engineer
11 7 (2.82%) Audio DSP Engineer
11 7 (2.82%) Audio Engineer
11 7 (2.82%) Audio Software Engineer
11 7 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (2.82%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
11 7 (2.82%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.68%) .NET
2 20 (8.06%) AngularJS
3 18 (7.26%) Pandas
4 15 (6.05%) Django
5 14 (5.65%) Natural Language Processing
6 13 (5.24%) SciPy
6 13 (5.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (4.84%) HTML
7 12 (4.84%) scikit-learn
8 10 (4.03%) Flask
8 10 (4.03%) Kafka
8 10 (4.03%) NumPy
9 9 (3.63%) D3.js
9 9 (3.63%) ELK Stack
9 9 (3.63%) Web Services
10 7 (2.82%) REST
11 6 (2.42%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.42%) RESTful
12 5 (2.02%) Celery
12 5 (2.02%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (31.05%) Algorithms
2 67 (27.02%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (20.97%) Visualisation
4 45 (18.15%) Computer Science
4 45 (18.15%) Statistics
5 30 (12.10%) Mathematics
6 17 (6.85%) Artificial Intelligence
7 11 (4.44%) Neural Network
8 8 (3.23%) Physics
9 7 (2.82%) Applied Mathematics
10 6 (2.42%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.42%) Smart Energy
10 6 (2.42%) User Experience
11 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
11 5 (2.02%) Psychology
12 4 (1.61%) CUDA
13 3 (1.21%) Data Centre
13 3 (1.21%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.21%) NHS
14 2 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.76%) Linux
2 20 (8.06%) Unix
3 7 (2.82%) Windows
4 5 (2.02%) Android
5 4 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (54.84%) Analytics
2 76 (30.65%) Data Analytics
3 49 (19.76%) Software Engineering
4 44 (17.74%) Data Analysis
5 41 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (16.53%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (11.29%) Predictive Analytics
7 27 (10.89%) DevOps
8 26 (10.48%) Data Visualisation
9 25 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (8.87%) Predictive Modelling
11 21 (8.47%) Open Source
11 21 (8.47%) Statistical Modelling
12 19 (7.66%) TDD
13 17 (6.85%) Statistical Analysis
14 16 (6.45%) MapReduce
15 11 (4.44%) Data Virtualisation
15 11 (4.44%) E-Commerce
15 11 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
16 10 (4.03%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (65.32%) Python
2 104 (41.94%) R
3 75 (30.24%) Java
4 69 (27.82%) SQL
5 46 (18.55%) Scala
6 45 (18.15%) C++
7 39 (15.73%) JavaScript
8 34 (13.71%) MATLAB
9 21 (8.47%) C#
10 15 (6.05%) C
11 9 (3.63%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.82%) Embedded C
13 6 (2.42%) Clojure
14 5 (2.02%) Ruby
15 4 (1.61%) Haskell
15 4 (1.61%) Perl
15 4 (1.61%) PHP
16 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.21%) VBA
17 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (24.60%) Degree
2 47 (18.95%) PhD
3 8 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.40%) MCITP
6 1 (0.40%) MCTS
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.40%) PMP
6 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.21%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.21%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.40%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (2.42%) Apache Flume
1 6 (2.42%) Docker
2 3 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.21%) GridGain
3 2 (0.81%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.81%) Snort
4 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (7.26%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (7.26%) StatsD
2 9 (3.63%) Graphite
2 9 (3.63%) Kibana
2 9 (3.63%) logstash
3 7 (2.82%) Puppet
4 6 (2.42%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.02%) Ansible
5 5 (2.02%) Nagios
6 4 (1.61%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (1.21%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.81%) Mesos
8 2 (0.81%) Oozie
8 2 (0.81%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 26 (10.48%) Tableau
2 16 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.05%) Teradata
4 12 (4.84%) Oracle
5 9 (3.63%) Apigee
5 9 (3.63%) Citrix
5 9 (3.63%) Mashery
6 6 (2.42%) Cloudera
7 5 (2.02%) Google
7 5 (2.02%) SAP
8 4 (1.61%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.21%) FireEye
9 3 (1.21%) ILOG
9 3 (1.21%) New Relic
10 2 (0.81%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.81%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.81%) IBM
10 2 (0.81%) Palantir
10 2 (0.81%) Twitter
11 1 (0.40%) Adobe
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