The first table below looks at the demand for Machine Learning skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Machine Learning
Rank 384 391 406
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 15 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.11% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.15% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £279 -
% change year-on-year
+106.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18040 18538 19441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.72% 76.41% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12586 12861 12944
Average daily rate £442 £450 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 252 381
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Machine Learning across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Machine Learning Jobs Demand Trend in London

Machine Learning
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Machine Learning across the London region.

Machine Learning Daily Rate Trend in London

Machine Learning
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Machine Learning across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Machine Learning Daily Rate Histogram in London

Machine Learning
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
City of London +21 5 £550 +111.53% 3
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 29 (72.50%) Hadoop
2 28 (70.00%) Java
3 27 (67.50%) Big Data
4 21 (52.50%) Python
5 20 (50.00%) R
6 15 (37.50%) MapReduce
7 14 (35.00%) HBase
7 14 (35.00%) Apache Hive
7 14 (35.00%) Statistics
8 13 (32.50%) NoSQL
9 12 (30.00%) C++
9 12 (30.00%) Data Mining
10 11 (27.50%) MongoDB
10 11 (27.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
12 9 (22.50%) SAS
12 9 (22.50%) SQL
12 9 (22.50%) Linux
12 9 (22.50%) Scala
12 9 (22.50%) Mahout
13 8 (20.00%) Apache Pig
13 8 (20.00%) PhD
13 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
14 7 (17.50%) Analytics
14 7 (17.50%) Physics
15 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (15.00%) TDD
15 6 (15.00%) Text Mining
15 6 (15.00%) MATLAB
16 5 (12.50%) UNIX

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (22.50%) SAS
2 8 (20.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (72.50%) Hadoop
2 27 (67.50%) Big Data
3 14 (35.00%) HBase
3 14 (35.00%) Apache Hive
4 13 (32.50%) NoSQL
5 12 (30.00%) Data Mining
6 11 (27.50%) MongoDB
6 11 (27.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (22.50%) Mahout
8 6 (15.00%) Text Mining
9 3 (7.50%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (5.00%) Impala
10 2 (5.00%) MySQL
10 2 (5.00%) Redis
10 2 (5.00%) Riak
10 2 (5.00%) Neo4j
10 2 (5.00%) Couchbase
10 2 (5.00%) Sqoop
10 2 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
1 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 9 (22.50%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Data Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Junior
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Research Scientist
6 1 (2.50%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) MapReduce
2 4 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (7.50%) Kafka
4 2 (5.00%) RHadoop
4 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.00%) Spring
5 1 (2.50%) Akka
5 1 (2.50%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Statistics
2 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (17.50%) Physics
4 4 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.50%) Open Source
6 2 (5.00%) Neural Network
7 1 (2.50%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (17.50%) Analytics
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) TDD
4 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 5 (12.50%) DevOps
5 4 (10.00%) Scrum
5 4 (10.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (7.50%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (7.50%) BDD
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) OOP
7 2 (5.00%) OO
8 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.50%) ETL
8 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.50%) Workflow
8 1 (2.50%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) Java
2 21 (52.50%) Python
3 20 (50.00%) R
4 12 (30.00%) C++
5 9 (22.50%) SQL
5 9 (22.50%) Scala
6 6 (15.00%) MATLAB
7 5 (12.50%) C#
8 4 (10.00%) Ruby
8 4 (10.00%) F#
9 2 (5.00%) Perl
9 2 (5.00%) PHP
10 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) PhD
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Apache Flume
2 2 (5.00%) HDFS
2 2 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
1 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Tableau
2 2 (5.00%) IBM
2 2 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) Greenplum
3 1 (2.50%) Splunk
3 1 (2.50%) Informatica
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Talend
3 1 (2.50%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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