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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Machine Learning
Rank 563 512 -
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 15 50 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 43 0
Average daily rate
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£538 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £279 -
% change year-on-year
+106.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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
37593 35462 37976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.67% 73.73% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23709 22246 22478
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 975 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -23 14 £500 - 14
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 5
Machine Learning
UK

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 19 (59.38%) Hadoop
1 19 (59.38%) Big Data
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 16 (50.00%) Python
4 11 (34.38%) R
5 10 (31.25%) Data Mining
5 10 (31.25%) Statistics
6 8 (25.00%) Apache Hive
7 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
7 7 (21.88%) MapReduce
7 7 (21.88%) C++
8 6 (18.75%) SQL
8 6 (18.75%) Linux
8 6 (18.75%) Text Mining
8 6 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
8 6 (18.75%) Scala
8 6 (18.75%) Analytics
9 5 (15.63%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (15.63%) HBase
9 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 4 (12.50%) Finance
10 4 (12.50%) UNIX
10 4 (12.50%) PhD
10 4 (12.50%) Apache Pig
10 4 (12.50%) Mahout
10 4 (12.50%) Cascading
11 3 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (9.38%) HDFS

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (12.50%) Apache Pig
2 2 (6.25%) SAS
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) Hadoop
1 19 (59.38%) Big Data
2 10 (31.25%) Data Mining
3 8 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
5 6 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
5 6 (18.75%) Text Mining
6 5 (15.63%) HBase
7 4 (12.50%) Mahout
8 3 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (9.38%) Impala
8 3 (9.38%) Sqoop
8 3 (9.38%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (9.38%) CouchDB
9 2 (6.25%) Couchbase
9 2 (6.25%) Redis
9 2 (6.25%) Riak
9 2 (6.25%) Neo4j
9 2 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Data Scientist
2 8 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Data Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Big Data Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Research Scientist
5 1 (3.13%) Scala Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (12.50%) Cascading
3 3 (9.38%) Kafka
4 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.25%) Cascalog
4 2 (6.25%) RHadoop
5 1 (3.13%) Play Framework
5 1 (3.13%) D3.js
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) Lucene
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Statistics
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Physics
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) UNIX
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) MapReduce
2 6 (18.75%) Analytics
3 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) Information Retrieval
7 1 (3.13%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (3.13%) BDD
7 1 (3.13%) Parallel Processing
7 1 (3.13%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (3.13%) OOP
7 1 (3.13%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) Python
3 11 (34.38%) R
4 7 (21.88%) C++
5 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 6 (18.75%) Scala
6 2 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) F#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) PhD
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Flume
1 3 (9.38%) HDFS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Oozie
1 2 (6.25%) Chukwa
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) IBM
1 3 (9.38%) Tableau
2 2 (6.25%) Cloudera
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) Greenplum
3 1 (3.13%) Splunk