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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 411 559 582
Rank change year-on-year
+148 +23
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 218 83 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.16% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.19% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 59 21
Median daily rate £550 £520 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £520 -
% change year-on-year
-18.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 - -
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
41418 42868 40272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.42% 81.15% 77.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27632 28487 25583
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1180 1121
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +116 160 £550 +10.00% 106
South East +21 37 £600 +15.38% 5
South West +16 6 £365 - 8
Yorkshire +6 6 £375 +11.11% 5
West Midlands - 5 £500 - 1
East of England +2 4 £425 - 12
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Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 177 (54.80%) Python
2 167 (51.70%) Analytics
3 135 (41.80%) Big Data
4 131 (40.56%) R
5 116 (35.91%) Hadoop
6 109 (33.75%) Apache Spark
7 108 (33.44%) SQL
8 93 (28.79%) Visualisation
9 91 (28.17%) Degree
10 88 (27.24%) Algorithms
11 86 (26.63%) Java
12 85 (26.32%) Computer Science
13 72 (22.29%) Statistics
14 69 (21.36%) PhD
15 64 (19.81%) Mathematics
16 62 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
16 62 (19.20%) Scala
17 60 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
17 60 (18.58%) Finance
18 56 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
19 50 (15.48%) Data Mining
20 47 (14.55%) Data Analytics
21 45 (13.93%) Apache Hive
22 44 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
22 44 (13.62%) C++
23 41 (12.69%) Tableau
24 40 (12.38%) NoSQL
24 40 (12.38%) SAS
24 40 (12.38%) MATLAB
25 38 (11.76%) Open Source

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
1 109 (33.75%) Apache Spark
2 40 (12.38%) SAS
3 26 (8.05%) Apache
4 24 (7.43%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (4.95%) Apache Pig
6 12 (3.72%) Apache Solr
6 12 (3.72%) nginx
7 5 (1.55%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.93%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.93%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.62%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.31%) Drupal
11 1 (0.31%) Jetty
11 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (5.26%) SPSS
2 9 (2.79%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.17%) Stata
4 2 (0.62%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.62%) MS Office
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.02%) Azure Machine Learning
4 11 (3.41%) PaaS
5 10 (3.10%) SaaS
6 6 (1.86%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.55%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (1.55%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.55%) GitHub
8 3 (0.93%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.62%) Heroku
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.31%) IaaS
10 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.86%) HTTP
2 4 (1.24%) Network Security
3 3 (0.93%) Internet
4 2 (0.62%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.31%) AMQP
5 1 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (41.80%) Big Data
2 116 (35.91%) Hadoop
3 50 (15.48%) Data Mining
4 45 (13.93%) Apache Hive
5 40 (12.38%) NoSQL
6 27 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (8.05%) QlikView
8 18 (5.57%) Data Lake
8 18 (5.57%) Power BI
9 13 (4.02%) HDInsight
10 11 (3.41%) MongoDB
10 11 (3.41%) MySQL
10 11 (3.41%) SAP HANA
10 11 (3.41%) Spotfire
11 10 (3.10%) Presto
11 10 (3.10%) Relational Database
11 10 (3.10%) SQL Server
11 10 (3.10%) Sqoop
11 10 (3.10%) Text Mining
12 9 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (4.02%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.86%) GoCD
3 4 (1.24%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.24%) Maven
4 3 (0.93%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.62%) Ant
5 2 (0.62%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.62%) Selenium
5 2 (0.62%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.31%) Gradle
6 1 (0.31%) Grunt
6 1 (0.31%) gulp
6 1 (0.31%) Protractor
6 1 (0.31%) Subversion
6 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 60 (18.58%) Finance
2 26 (8.05%) Marketing
3 21 (6.50%) Banking
4 7 (2.17%) Front Office
5 6 (1.86%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.24%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.24%) Games
7 4 (1.24%) Retail
8 3 (0.93%) Advertising
9 2 (0.62%) Automotive
9 2 (0.62%) Military
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (37.77%) Data Scientist
2 91 (28.17%) Developer
3 35 (10.84%) Architect
4 28 (8.67%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 24 (7.43%) Data Architect
5 24 (7.43%) Python Developer
6 19 (5.88%) Data Engineer
7 16 (4.95%) Hadoop Architect
8 14 (4.33%) Consultant
9 13 (4.02%) Analyst
10 12 (3.72%) Big Data Developer
10 12 (3.72%) Software Developer
11 11 (3.41%) Big Data Architect
11 11 (3.41%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.10%) Scala Developer
12 10 (3.10%) Senior Data Scientist
13 9 (2.79%) Java Architect
13 9 (2.79%) Senior Data Engineer
14 8 (2.48%) Java Developer
14 8 (2.48%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.67%) Pandas
2 26 (8.05%) Kafka
3 24 (7.43%) .NET
3 24 (7.43%) D3.js
3 24 (7.43%) Natural Language Processing
4 20 (6.19%) Django
5 18 (5.57%) AngularJS
5 18 (5.57%) HTML
5 18 (5.57%) scikit-learn
6 16 (4.95%) CSS
7 12 (3.72%) MLlib
7 12 (3.72%) SciPy
8 11 (3.41%) JSON
8 11 (3.41%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (3.41%) REST
8 11 (3.41%) RESTful
9 9 (2.79%) NumPy
9 9 (2.79%) TensorFlow
9 9 (2.79%) Web Services
10 7 (2.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 93 (28.79%) Visualisation
2 88 (27.24%) Algorithms
3 85 (26.32%) Computer Science
4 72 (22.29%) Statistics
5 64 (19.81%) Mathematics
6 62 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (10.84%) Artificial Intelligence
8 20 (6.19%) Applied Mathematics
9 19 (5.88%) Neural Network
9 19 (5.88%) Physics
10 12 (3.72%) Credit Risk
11 11 (3.41%) User Experience
12 9 (2.79%) Ontologies
13 6 (1.86%) Fintech
13 6 (1.86%) TWAP
13 6 (1.86%) VWAP
14 5 (1.55%) Semantic Web
14 5 (1.55%) Smart Energy
15 4 (1.24%) Data Structures
15 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.84%) Linux
2 9 (2.79%) Unix
3 7 (2.17%) Windows
4 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (51.70%) Analytics
2 60 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (14.55%) Data Analytics
5 38 (11.76%) Open Source
6 36 (11.15%) Data Modelling
7 32 (9.91%) Data Visualisation
7 32 (9.91%) Predictive Analytics
8 30 (9.29%) Software Engineering
8 30 (9.29%) Statistical Modelling
9 28 (8.67%) Data Analysis
9 28 (8.67%) DevOps
10 25 (7.74%) TDD
11 24 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (7.12%) Deep Learning
12 23 (7.12%) E-Commerce
12 23 (7.12%) Statistical Analysis
13 20 (6.19%) Predictive Modelling
14 18 (5.57%) Data Architecture
15 16 (4.95%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 177 (54.80%) Python
2 131 (40.56%) R
3 108 (33.44%) SQL
4 86 (26.63%) Java
5 62 (19.20%) Scala
6 44 (13.62%) C++
7 40 (12.38%) MATLAB
8 32 (9.91%) JavaScript
9 16 (4.95%) C#
10 10 (3.10%) Ruby
11 9 (2.79%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.55%) PHP
13 4 (1.24%) Perl
13 4 (1.24%) VBA
14 3 (0.93%) C
14 3 (0.93%) Lisp
14 3 (0.93%) Prolog
14 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.93%) XPath
14 3 (0.93%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 91 (28.17%) Degree
2 69 (21.36%) PhD
3 13 (4.02%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.48%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.62%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.31%) MCITP
7 1 (0.31%) MCTS
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.24%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.93%) QA
3 2 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (4.02%) Apache Flume
2 12 (3.72%) Docker
3 7 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.62%) HDFS
4 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.62%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.62%) XenApp
4 2 (0.62%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.31%) Snort
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.79%) Ansible
2 4 (1.24%) Kibana
2 4 (1.24%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.93%) Mesos
3 3 (0.93%) Nagios
3 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.62%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.31%) Oozie
5 1 (0.31%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (12.69%) Tableau
2 19 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.64%) Google
4 14 (4.33%) Teradata
5 12 (3.72%) SAP
6 9 (2.79%) Hortonworks
6 9 (2.79%) Oracle
7 7 (2.17%) Facebook
8 6 (1.86%) IBM
9 5 (1.55%) Pega
10 3 (0.93%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.93%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.93%) Cognos
10 3 (0.93%) FireEye
11 2 (0.62%) Apple
11 2 (0.62%) Citrix
11 2 (0.62%) Dell
11 2 (0.62%) i2
11 2 (0.62%) Symantec
11 2 (0.62%) VMware
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