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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 475 559 577
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +18
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 161 70 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.13% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.16% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 48 23
Median daily rate £500 £520 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £443 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £520 £575
% change year-on-year
-27.88% -9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £80.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.37% -
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
41809 42609 40117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.03% 80.40% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27858 28200 25340
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1145 1121
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +68 116 £525 - 98
South East +16 21 £368 -26.50% 14
South West - 10 £396 - 7
Yorkshire +8 7 £375 -41.17% 7
East of England +7 4 £300 -33.33% 11
West Midlands - 3 £463 - 2
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Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 158 (58.74%) Python
2 152 (56.51%) Analytics
3 122 (45.35%) R
4 113 (42.01%) Big Data
5 95 (35.32%) Hadoop
6 88 (32.71%) SQL
7 87 (32.34%) Apache Spark
8 81 (30.11%) Degree
9 75 (27.88%) Algorithms
10 73 (27.14%) Visualisation
10 73 (27.14%) Java
11 72 (26.77%) Computer Science
12 68 (25.28%) PhD
13 66 (24.54%) Analytical Skills
14 65 (24.16%) Statistics
15 56 (20.82%) Data Analytics
16 55 (20.45%) Finance
17 51 (18.96%) Business Intelligence
18 50 (18.59%) Scala
19 47 (17.47%) Mathematics
20 45 (16.73%) Data Mining
21 44 (16.36%) C++
22 42 (15.61%) SAS
23 37 (13.75%) Apache Hive
24 35 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
24 35 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
25 33 (12.27%) Software Engineering
25 33 (12.27%) NoSQL
25 33 (12.27%) Tableau
26 32 (11.90%) Artificial Intelligence

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 87 (32.34%) Apache Spark
2 42 (15.61%) SAS
3 12 (4.46%) Apache Pig
4 11 (4.09%) Apache
4 11 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.97%) nginx
6 5 (1.86%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.12%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.74%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.74%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.37%) Drupal
9 1 (0.37%) IPython
9 1 (0.37%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (5.95%) SPSS
2 9 (3.35%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.23%) Stata
4 2 (0.74%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.60%) Azure Machine Learning
4 6 (2.23%) PaaS
5 5 (1.86%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.49%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.49%) GitHub
6 4 (1.49%) SaaS
7 3 (1.12%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.74%) Heroku
9 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.37%) IaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.49%) HTTP
2 2 (0.74%) Internet
2 2 (0.74%) NetScaler
2 2 (0.74%) Network Security
3 1 (0.37%) AMQP
3 1 (0.37%) DNS
3 1 (0.37%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (42.01%) Big Data
2 95 (35.32%) Hadoop
3 45 (16.73%) Data Mining
4 37 (13.75%) Apache Hive
5 33 (12.27%) NoSQL
6 22 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (7.81%) QlikView
8 14 (5.20%) MySQL
9 11 (4.09%) SAP HANA
9 11 (4.09%) Spotfire
10 10 (3.72%) MongoDB
10 10 (3.72%) Power BI
10 10 (3.72%) Relational Database
10 10 (3.72%) Text Mining
11 9 (3.35%) SQL Server
12 7 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (2.60%) GIS
12 7 (2.60%) HBase
13 5 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.86%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.49%) Maven
4 3 (1.12%) Ant
4 3 (1.12%) GoCD
4 3 (1.12%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.74%) Grunt
5 2 (0.74%) gulp
5 2 (0.74%) Protractor
5 2 (0.74%) Selenium
5 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 55 (20.45%) Finance
2 22 (8.18%) Marketing
3 15 (5.58%) Banking
4 5 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.49%) Front Office
5 4 (1.49%) Games
5 4 (1.49%) Retail
6 3 (1.12%) Automotive
7 2 (0.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Military
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (42.38%) Data Scientist
2 71 (26.39%) Developer
3 29 (10.78%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 20 (7.43%) Architect
5 17 (6.32%) Python Developer
6 15 (5.58%) Consultant
7 14 (5.20%) Analyst
8 12 (4.46%) Big Data Developer
9 10 (3.72%) Data Architect
10 9 (3.35%) Data Analyst
10 9 (3.35%) Data Engineer
11 8 (2.97%) C# Developer
12 7 (2.60%) Machine Learning Consultant
12 7 (2.60%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 7 (2.60%) Senior Data Scientist
12 7 (2.60%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.60%) Software Engineer
13 6 (2.23%) Hadoop Architect
13 6 (2.23%) Java Developer
13 6 (2.23%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.81%) Natural Language Processing
1 21 (7.81%) Pandas
2 19 (7.06%) D3.js
3 18 (6.69%) Django
4 16 (5.95%) .NET
4 16 (5.95%) AngularJS
4 16 (5.95%) Kafka
5 13 (4.83%) scikit-learn
6 12 (4.46%) HTML
7 10 (3.72%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (3.72%) SciPy
8 8 (2.97%) CSS
8 8 (2.97%) MLlib
8 8 (2.97%) RESTful
8 8 (2.97%) TensorFlow
9 7 (2.60%) NumPy
9 7 (2.60%) REST
10 6 (2.23%) Node.js
10 6 (2.23%) Web Services
11 5 (1.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 75 (27.88%) Algorithms
2 73 (27.14%) Visualisation
3 72 (26.77%) Computer Science
4 66 (24.54%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (24.16%) Statistics
6 47 (17.47%) Mathematics
7 32 (11.90%) Artificial Intelligence
8 19 (7.06%) Applied Mathematics
8 19 (7.06%) Neural Network
9 14 (5.20%) Physics
10 9 (3.35%) Credit Risk
11 7 (2.60%) Ontologies
12 6 (2.23%) User Experience
13 5 (1.86%) Fintech
13 5 (1.86%) Semantic Web
14 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.49%) Psychology
14 4 (1.49%) Remote Sensing
14 4 (1.49%) Smart Energy
15 3 (1.12%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.78%) Linux
2 5 (1.86%) Unix
2 5 (1.86%) Windows
3 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (56.51%) Analytics
2 56 (20.82%) Data Analytics
3 51 (18.96%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (12.27%) Software Engineering
6 30 (11.15%) Data Analysis
7 29 (10.78%) Open Source
8 27 (10.04%) Statistical Modelling
9 25 (9.29%) Predictive Analytics
10 22 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (8.18%) Data Modelling
10 22 (8.18%) Data Visualisation
10 22 (8.18%) DevOps
10 22 (8.18%) Statistical Analysis
11 20 (7.43%) TDD
12 18 (6.69%) Deep Learning
12 18 (6.69%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.58%) Big Data Analytics
14 14 (5.20%) Predictive Modelling
15 13 (4.83%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 158 (58.74%) Python
2 122 (45.35%) R
3 88 (32.71%) SQL
4 73 (27.14%) Java
5 50 (18.59%) Scala
6 44 (16.36%) C++
7 32 (11.90%) MATLAB
8 29 (10.78%) JavaScript
9 16 (5.95%) C#
10 9 (3.35%) Ruby
11 7 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.23%) PHP
13 5 (1.86%) VBA
14 3 (1.12%) C
14 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.74%) F#
15 2 (0.74%) Haskell
15 2 (0.74%) SPARQL
15 2 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 81 (30.11%) Degree
2 68 (25.28%) PhD
3 11 (4.09%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.23%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.74%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.37%) MCITP
7 1 (0.37%) MCTS
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.35%) Docker
2 6 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.49%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.74%) XenApp
4 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.37%) HDFS
5 1 (0.37%) Snort
5 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.86%) Kibana
2 5 (1.86%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.49%) Ansible
3 4 (1.49%) Nagios
4 3 (1.12%) Puppet
4 3 (1.12%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.74%) Mesos
5 2 (0.74%) Oozie
6 1 (0.37%) Graphite
6 1 (0.37%) logstash
6 1 (0.37%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.37%) StatsD
Vendors
1 33 (12.27%) Tableau
2 18 (6.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.20%) Google
4 13 (4.83%) Teradata
5 12 (4.46%) SAP
6 8 (2.97%) IBM
7 7 (2.60%) Facebook
8 6 (2.23%) Oracle
9 5 (1.86%) Pega
10 3 (1.12%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.12%) FireEye
10 3 (1.12%) New Relic
10 3 (1.12%) Twitter
11 2 (0.74%) Apple
11 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.74%) Citrix
11 2 (0.74%) Dell
11 2 (0.74%) i2
11 2 (0.74%) VMware
12 1 (0.37%) MicroStrategy
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