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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Machine Learning
Rank 538 517 499
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -18
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 17 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.038% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.051% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 5
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£500 £359 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.37% -28.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Machine Learning
UK

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
34869 33282 29935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.42% 74.78% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22744 20629 18112
Average daily rate £425 £404 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% +0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1056 1254
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -7 17 £500 +39.37% 21
South East - - - - 6
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Machine Learning
UK

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 27 (71.05%) Big Data
2 25 (65.79%) Hadoop
3 24 (63.16%) Python
4 21 (55.26%) Statistics
5 20 (52.63%) Java
6 13 (34.21%) Apache Spark
6 13 (34.21%) Algorithms
7 12 (31.58%) Scala
8 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (23.68%) Finance
9 9 (23.68%) Data Mining
9 9 (23.68%) Analytics
9 9 (23.68%) R
10 8 (21.05%) Data Governance
10 8 (21.05%) Apache
11 7 (18.42%) Retail
11 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
12 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
12 6 (15.79%) C++
13 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
13 5 (13.16%) Apache Hive
13 5 (13.16%) Data Visualisation
13 5 (13.16%) Visualisation
13 5 (13.16%) HTML
13 5 (13.16%) SQL
13 5 (13.16%) C#
13 5 (13.16%) UNIX
13 5 (13.16%) TDD
14 4 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 13 (34.21%) Apache Spark
2 8 (21.05%) Apache
3 4 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) Big Data
2 25 (65.79%) Hadoop
3 9 (23.68%) Data Mining
4 5 (13.16%) Apache Hive
5 3 (7.89%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (7.89%) CouchDB
5 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.89%) Text Mining
6 2 (5.26%) OpenTSDB
6 2 (5.26%) Impala
6 2 (5.26%) Sqoop
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.63%) HBase
7 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.63%) DB2
7 1 (2.63%) OLAP
7 1 (2.63%) MySQL
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Data Scientist
3 6 (15.79%) Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) Scala Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Django Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Big Data Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) Kafka
2 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.89%) Django
2 3 (7.89%) HTML5
3 2 (5.26%) Lucene
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) RESTful
3 2 (5.26%) D3.js
4 1 (2.63%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.63%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) WCF
4 1 (2.63%) WPF
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) Statistics
2 13 (34.21%) Algorithms
3 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
5 5 (13.16%) Visualisation
6 4 (10.53%) Credit Risk
6 4 (10.53%) Physics
7 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
8 2 (5.26%) Open Source
9 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.63%) Wiki
9 1 (2.63%) Social Network
9 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
9 1 (2.63%) Derivative
9 1 (2.63%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) UNIX
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) Analytics
3 8 (21.05%) Data Governance
4 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.16%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (13.16%) TDD
6 4 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Low Latency
7 3 (7.89%) Information Retrieval
7 3 (7.89%) BDD
7 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.89%) OO
7 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.26%) Parallel Processing
8 2 (5.26%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (5.26%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Python
2 20 (52.63%) Java
3 12 (31.58%) Scala
4 9 (23.68%) R
5 6 (15.79%) C++
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
6 5 (13.16%) C#
7 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) HDFS
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Cloudera
2 3 (7.89%) Tableau
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Palantir
4 1 (2.63%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Greenplum
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