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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 355 501 556
Rank change year-on-year
+146 +55
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 264 120 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 78 41
Median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £627 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £520 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.04% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year
-60.00% -
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
37964 41054 39822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.80% 81.51% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25471 27018 26370
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1215 1133
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +124 195 £525 -4.54% 135
South East 0 19 £600 +15.38% 20
East of England +12 13 £330 - 15
East Midlands - 12 £550 -
South West +13 9 £625 +8.69% 7
West Midlands - 8 £450 - 4
North West +1 5 £481 -10.04% 4
Yorkshire +17 3 £625 +87.26% 3
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Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 267 (59.60%) Python
2 208 (46.43%) Big Data
3 194 (43.30%) Apache Spark
4 183 (40.85%) Hadoop
5 175 (39.06%) R
6 165 (36.83%) Analytics
7 137 (30.58%) SQL
8 133 (29.69%) Algorithms
9 130 (29.02%) Scala
10 120 (26.79%) Java
11 112 (25.00%) Statistics
12 96 (21.43%) Computer Science
13 95 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
14 93 (20.76%) Business Intelligence
15 92 (20.54%) Mathematics
15 92 (20.54%) Visualisation
16 80 (17.86%) Apache Hive
17 77 (17.19%) Degree
18 72 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
19 69 (15.40%) Finance
20 67 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
21 63 (14.06%) PhD
22 56 (12.50%) Tableau
23 55 (12.28%) Linux
23 55 (12.28%) DevOps
24 54 (12.05%) NoSQL
25 52 (11.61%) Data Modelling
26 51 (11.38%) Microsoft Azure
27 50 (11.16%) Marketing
28 48 (10.71%) MATLAB

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
1 194 (43.30%) Apache Spark
2 38 (8.48%) Apache
3 36 (8.04%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (7.14%) SAS
5 25 (5.58%) Apache Pig
6 17 (3.79%) Apache Solr
7 14 (3.13%) nginx
8 7 (1.56%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.12%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.89%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.67%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
13 1 (0.22%) Confluence
13 1 (0.22%) Jetty
13 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.22%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.22%) Luigi
13 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (4.02%) SPSS
2 8 (1.79%) Stata
3 6 (1.34%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.12%) Weka
5 3 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.45%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.45%) MS Office
7 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 67 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (11.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.24%) GitHub
4 17 (3.79%) PaaS
5 16 (3.57%) Azure Machine Learning
6 14 (3.13%) Amazon Kinesis
7 11 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (2.46%) Amazon EMR
8 9 (2.01%) SaaS
9 7 (1.56%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.34%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.89%) Data Lake Analytics
12 3 (0.67%) Flurry Analytics
12 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.67%) IaaS
13 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.45%) G Suite
13 2 (0.45%) Heroku
13 2 (0.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.57%) Kerberos
1 16 (3.57%) LDAP
2 6 (1.34%) HTTP
3 4 (0.89%) Network Security
4 3 (0.67%) Internet
5 2 (0.45%) Firewall
5 2 (0.45%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.45%) SSH
6 1 (0.22%) DNS
6 1 (0.22%) SMS
6 1 (0.22%) SNA
6 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (46.43%) Big Data
2 183 (40.85%) Hadoop
3 80 (17.86%) Apache Hive
4 54 (12.05%) NoSQL
5 41 (9.15%) Data Mining
6 37 (8.26%) MongoDB
7 32 (7.14%) QlikView
8 29 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (6.47%) Power BI
9 25 (5.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (4.91%) Data Lake
10 22 (4.91%) Relational Database
11 18 (4.02%) HDInsight
12 16 (3.57%) HBase
12 16 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (3.35%) Text Mining
14 13 (2.90%) Presto
14 13 (2.90%) Sqoop
15 12 (2.68%) MySQL
16 11 (2.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.02%) Jenkins
3 15 (3.35%) Maven
4 6 (1.34%) GoCD
4 6 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (1.12%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.67%) Selenium
7 2 (0.45%) Apache Continuum
7 2 (0.45%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.45%) Phabricator
7 2 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.45%) Subversion
7 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.22%) Gradle
8 1 (0.22%) Grunt
8 1 (0.22%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 69 (15.40%) Finance
2 50 (11.16%) Marketing
3 31 (6.92%) Banking
4 20 (4.46%) Retail
5 11 (2.46%) Front Office
6 9 (2.01%) Games
7 7 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.89%) Electronics
10 3 (0.67%) Advertising
10 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.67%) Automotive
11 2 (0.45%) Military
11 2 (0.45%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
12 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.22%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 153 (34.15%) Data Scientist
2 110 (24.55%) Developer
3 66 (14.73%) Architect
4 41 (9.15%) Data Engineer
5 38 (8.48%) Python Developer
6 37 (8.26%) Data Architect
7 34 (7.59%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 25 (5.58%) Hadoop Architect
9 19 (4.24%) Big Data Architect
9 19 (4.24%) Big Data Engineer
10 17 (3.79%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 16 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (3.35%) Analyst
13 14 (3.13%) Consultant
13 14 (3.13%) Hadoop Engineer
13 14 (3.13%) Scala Developer
14 13 (2.90%) Java Developer
14 13 (2.90%) Senior Data Scientist
14 13 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (2.46%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (10.04%) scikit-learn
2 34 (7.59%) D3.js
2 34 (7.59%) Kafka
2 34 (7.59%) Natural Language Processing
3 33 (7.37%) Pandas
4 32 (7.14%) .NET
5 28 (6.25%) Django
6 23 (5.13%) AngularJS
6 23 (5.13%) REST
7 22 (4.91%) HTML
7 22 (4.91%) NumPy
8 21 (4.69%) Web Services
9 19 (4.24%) CSS
9 19 (4.24%) JSON
10 16 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (2.90%) MLlib
11 13 (2.90%) RESTful
12 12 (2.68%) SciPy
12 12 (2.68%) TensorFlow
13 10 (2.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 133 (29.69%) Algorithms
2 112 (25.00%) Statistics
3 96 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 92 (20.54%) Mathematics
4 92 (20.54%) Visualisation
5 72 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (10.04%) Artificial Intelligence
7 34 (7.59%) Credit Risk
8 31 (6.92%) Physics
9 26 (5.80%) Applied Mathematics
10 23 (5.13%) Neural Network
11 15 (3.35%) User Experience
12 9 (2.01%) Ontologies
13 8 (1.79%) Fintech
13 8 (1.79%) Social Media
14 6 (1.34%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.34%) Social Network
14 6 (1.34%) TWAP
14 6 (1.34%) VWAP
15 5 (1.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 55 (12.28%) Linux
2 30 (6.70%) Unix
3 6 (1.34%) Windows
4 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.45%) Android
5 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.22%) CentOS
6 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (36.83%) Analytics
2 95 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (20.76%) Business Intelligence
4 55 (12.28%) DevOps
5 52 (11.61%) Data Modelling
6 46 (10.27%) Data Visualisation
7 42 (9.38%) Open Source
8 41 (9.15%) Statistical Analysis
9 38 (8.48%) Software Engineering
10 35 (7.81%) MapReduce
11 34 (7.59%) TDD
12 32 (7.14%) Predictive Analytics
12 32 (7.14%) Web Analytics
13 31 (6.92%) Data Analysis
14 30 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (6.70%) Data Engineering
15 27 (6.03%) Data Architecture
16 25 (5.58%) Data Analytics
16 25 (5.58%) Deep Learning
16 25 (5.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 267 (59.60%) Python
2 175 (39.06%) R
3 137 (30.58%) SQL
4 130 (29.02%) Scala
5 120 (26.79%) Java
6 48 (10.71%) MATLAB
7 47 (10.49%) JavaScript
8 39 (8.71%) C++
9 20 (4.46%) Bash Shell
10 16 (3.57%) C#
11 10 (2.23%) Ruby
12 7 (1.56%) C
12 7 (1.56%) Perl
12 7 (1.56%) PHP
12 7 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.67%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.67%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.67%) Lisp
13 3 (0.67%) XPath
13 3 (0.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 77 (17.19%) Degree
2 63 (14.06%) PhD
3 12 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.89%) Postgraduate
5 4 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.12%) QA
2 4 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (4.91%) Docker
2 18 (4.02%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.89%) HDFS
4 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.45%) XenApp
4 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (5.13%) Ansible
3 18 (4.02%) Puppet
4 10 (2.23%) Kibana
5 6 (1.34%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (1.34%) Oozie
6 4 (0.89%) Ambari
6 4 (0.89%) Mesos
7 2 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.45%) Grafana
7 2 (0.45%) Salt
8 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 56 (12.50%) Tableau
2 28 (6.25%) Hortonworks
3 27 (6.03%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.24%) Google
5 15 (3.35%) SAP
6 14 (3.13%) Oracle
7 13 (2.90%) Teradata
8 10 (2.23%) IBM
9 8 (1.79%) Informatica
10 7 (1.56%) Facebook
11 6 (1.34%) Alteryx
11 6 (1.34%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.34%) Platfora
11 6 (1.34%) Talend
12 5 (1.12%) Pega
13 4 (0.89%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.89%) Cognos
13 4 (0.89%) MuleSoft
14 3 (0.67%) Adobe
15 2 (0.45%) Dell
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