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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Machine Learning
Rank 535 521 496
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -25
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 21 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.055% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.073% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 7
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£450 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 - -
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
35919 34430 29372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.27% 75.51% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22880 21174 17901
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 1051 1057
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.29 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -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 5 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 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 18 £450 -18.18% 23
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 4
Machine Learning
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Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 30 (66.67%) Python
2 28 (62.22%) Hadoop
2 28 (62.22%) Big Data
3 26 (57.78%) Java
4 22 (48.89%) Statistics
5 15 (33.33%) Apache Spark
6 14 (31.11%) Analytics
7 12 (26.67%) Algorithms
7 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (26.67%) Data Mining
7 12 (26.67%) R
8 11 (24.44%) Scala
8 11 (24.44%) Apache
8 11 (24.44%) Finance
9 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.78%) OO
10 8 (17.78%) PhD
10 8 (17.78%) SQL
10 8 (17.78%) Physics
10 8 (17.78%) Data Governance
11 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
11 7 (15.56%) Visualisation
11 7 (15.56%) Apache Hive
11 7 (15.56%) C++
11 7 (15.56%) SAS
11 7 (15.56%) Retail
12 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
12 6 (13.33%) HTML
12 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
12 6 (13.33%) UNIX

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 15 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 11 (24.44%) Apache
3 7 (15.56%) SAS
4 5 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (6.67%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) Weka
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (62.22%) Hadoop
1 28 (62.22%) Big Data
2 12 (26.67%) Data Mining
3 7 (15.56%) Apache Hive
4 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.89%) MySQL
4 4 (8.89%) HBase
4 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (6.67%) Text Mining
5 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.44%) CouchDB
6 2 (4.44%) Sqoop
6 2 (4.44%) OpenTSDB
6 2 (4.44%) Impala
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Mahout
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 3 (6.67%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Front Office
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Data Scientist
3 7 (15.56%) Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Scala Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Python Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Big Data Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Data Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Head of Data Management
7 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Hadoop Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Django Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) HTML
2 3 (6.67%) JFreeChart
2 3 (6.67%) Swing
2 3 (6.67%) HTML5
2 3 (6.67%) JFace
2 3 (6.67%) Django
2 3 (6.67%) JavaFX
3 2 (4.44%) RESTful
3 2 (4.44%) Lucene
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) D3.js
3 2 (4.44%) Kafka
3 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Avro
4 1 (2.22%) OpenNLP
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (48.89%) Statistics
2 12 (26.67%) Algorithms
2 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (17.78%) Physics
4 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
4 7 (15.56%) Visualisation
5 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
6 3 (6.67%) Chemistry
6 3 (6.67%) Life Science
6 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk
7 2 (4.44%) Reference Data
7 2 (4.44%) Social Network
7 2 (4.44%) Hedge funds
7 2 (4.44%) Open Source
7 2 (4.44%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (2.22%) Neural Network
8 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (2.22%) Derivative
8 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) UNIX
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Analytics
2 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) OO
3 8 (17.78%) Data Governance
4 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 5 (11.11%) TDD
6 4 (8.89%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Predictive Modelling
6 4 (8.89%) Logistic Regression
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.89%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (6.67%) Information Retrieval
7 3 (6.67%) Functional Programming
7 3 (6.67%) Knowledge Discovery
7 3 (6.67%) Time Series Forecasting
7 3 (6.67%) Linear Regression
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) Python
2 26 (57.78%) Java
3 12 (26.67%) R
4 11 (24.44%) Scala
5 8 (17.78%) SQL
6 7 (15.56%) C++
7 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 5 (11.11%) C#
9 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.67%) Groovy
10 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
10 2 (4.44%) Clojure
10 2 (4.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) PhD
2 1 (2.22%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) HDFS
2 2 (4.44%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Graphite
2 1 (2.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Tableau
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) Palantir
3 2 (4.44%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Informatica
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