The table below looks at the statistics for Machine Learning skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 332 374 375
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +1
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 102 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 40 34
Median daily rate £538 £560 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.01% +4.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £445 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £600 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £51.25 £90.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.05% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -
Machine Learning
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19083 18085 18812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.73% 80.78% 80.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13912 12637 13366
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 257 230
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £65.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Machine Learning
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 4 May 2016.

Machine Learning Daily Rate Histogram in London

Machine Learning
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Machine Learning Hourly Rate Trend in London

Machine Learning
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Machine Learning across the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Machine Learning Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Machine Learning
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
City of London +47 16 £600 +4.34% 18
Feltham - 6 £421 -
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 London region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 108 (64.29%) Python
2 88 (52.38%) Analytics
3 71 (42.26%) Big Data
4 66 (39.29%) Apache Spark
5 65 (38.69%) Hadoop
6 63 (37.50%) R
7 55 (32.74%) Apache Hive
8 51 (30.36%) Data Analytics
9 46 (27.38%) Java
10 45 (26.79%) SQL
10 45 (26.79%) Scala
11 42 (25.00%) Finance
12 38 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (22.02%) Statistics
14 35 (20.83%) Visualisation
14 35 (20.83%) Algorithms
15 33 (19.64%) Degree
16 32 (19.05%) PhD
16 32 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (18.45%) Data Mining
18 29 (17.26%) Computer Science
19 28 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (14.29%) JavaScript
20 24 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
20 24 (14.29%) Software Engineering
21 22 (13.10%) SAS
21 22 (13.10%) Data Analysis
22 21 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
22 21 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
22 21 (12.50%) DevOps

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 66 (39.29%) Apache Spark
2 22 (13.10%) SAS
3 20 (11.90%) Apache Pig
4 15 (8.93%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.76%) Apache
6 4 (2.38%) Node.js
7 2 (1.19%) DNN
8 1 (0.60%) IPython
Applications
1 8 (4.76%) SPSS
2 3 (1.79%) CPLEX
2 3 (1.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.17%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.38%) SaaS
5 3 (1.79%) GitHub
6 2 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.19%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.19%) Heroku
6 2 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.57%) DNS
2 4 (2.38%) HTTP
3 3 (1.79%) Firewall
3 3 (1.79%) Internet
3 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.79%) VPN
3 3 (1.79%) Wireless
4 2 (1.19%) Network Security
4 2 (1.19%) SNA
5 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (42.26%) Big Data
2 65 (38.69%) Hadoop
3 55 (32.74%) Apache Hive
4 31 (18.45%) Data Mining
5 20 (11.90%) NoSQL
6 17 (10.12%) QlikView
7 14 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 14 (8.33%) MySQL
8 13 (7.74%) HBase
9 12 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (5.95%) Text Mining
11 9 (5.36%) Relational Database
12 8 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (2.98%) CouchDB
13 5 (2.98%) SQL Server
13 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (2.38%) Redis
15 3 (1.79%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.38%) Maven
2 3 (1.79%) Ant
2 3 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.79%) Grunt
2 3 (1.79%) gulp
2 3 (1.79%) Protractor
2 3 (1.79%) Selenium
2 3 (1.79%) SonarQube
2 3 (1.79%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.60%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.60%) Redmine
General
1 42 (25.00%) Finance
2 20 (11.90%) Banking
3 18 (10.71%) Marketing
4 9 (5.36%) Retail
5 6 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.38%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.79%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.19%) Advertising
8 2 (1.19%) Electronics
8 2 (1.19%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (35.12%) Data Scientist
2 34 (20.24%) Developer
3 21 (12.50%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 11 (6.55%) Python Developer
5 9 (5.36%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 9 (5.36%) Software Engineer
6 8 (4.76%) Data Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Analyst
7 6 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 6 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Hadoop Engineer
8 5 (2.98%) Architect
8 5 (2.98%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (2.98%) Big Data Architect
8 5 (2.98%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (2.98%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (2.38%) Consultant
9 4 (2.38%) JavaScript Engineer
9 4 (2.38%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.33%) .NET
2 13 (7.74%) HTML
3 12 (7.14%) Django
4 9 (5.36%) Pandas
5 8 (4.76%) ELK Stack
5 8 (4.76%) Kafka
5 8 (4.76%) Natural Language Processing
5 8 (4.76%) REST
5 8 (4.76%) scikit-learn
5 8 (4.76%) Web Services
6 7 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.17%) Flask
7 6 (3.57%) CSS
7 6 (3.57%) D3.js
7 6 (3.57%) SciPy
8 5 (2.98%) NumPy
9 4 (2.38%) Celery
9 4 (2.38%) React
9 4 (2.38%) RESTful
9 4 (2.38%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (22.02%) Statistics
3 35 (20.83%) Algorithms
3 35 (20.83%) Visualisation
4 29 (17.26%) Computer Science
5 14 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 10 (5.95%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (5.36%) Neural Network
8 7 (4.17%) Applied Mathematics
9 6 (3.57%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.57%) Physics
10 5 (2.98%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.98%) Psychology
10 5 (2.98%) User Experience
11 4 (2.38%) CUDA
11 4 (2.38%) Social Network
12 3 (1.79%) Data Centre
13 2 (1.19%) Cryptocurrency
13 2 (1.19%) Fintech
13 2 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.12%) Linux
2 9 (5.36%) Unix
3 5 (2.98%) Windows
4 4 (2.38%) Android
4 4 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (52.38%) Analytics
2 51 (30.36%) Data Analytics
3 32 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
5 24 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 22 (13.10%) Data Analysis
7 21 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
7 21 (12.50%) DevOps
7 21 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
8 17 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (8.93%) Statistical Modelling
10 13 (7.74%) Data Management
10 13 (7.74%) Statistical Analysis
10 13 (7.74%) TDD
11 12 (7.14%) MapReduce
12 11 (6.55%) Data Virtualisation
12 11 (6.55%) Open Source
13 10 (5.95%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 108 (64.29%) Python
2 63 (37.50%) R
3 46 (27.38%) Java
4 45 (26.79%) Scala
4 45 (26.79%) SQL
5 24 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 18 (10.71%) C++
6 18 (10.71%) MATLAB
7 17 (10.12%) C#
8 6 (3.57%) Clojure
8 6 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.38%) Haskell
9 4 (2.38%) PHP
9 4 (2.38%) Ruby
10 3 (1.79%) C
10 3 (1.79%) F#
11 2 (1.19%) Julia
11 2 (1.19%) Perl
12 1 (0.60%) XPath
12 1 (0.60%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 33 (19.64%) Degree
2 32 (19.05%) PhD
3 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.60%) PMP
4 1 (0.60%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.60%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (4.17%) Docker
2 6 (3.57%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.19%) Snort
4 1 (0.60%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.76%) Graphite
2 8 (4.76%) Kibana
2 8 (4.76%) logstash
2 8 (4.76%) StatsD
3 7 (4.17%) Kubernetes
3 7 (4.17%) Puppet
4 5 (2.98%) Ansible
4 5 (2.98%) Nagios
5 4 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (1.79%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.19%) Mesos
7 2 (1.19%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.60%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (11.31%) Tableau
2 11 (6.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.17%) Cloudera
4 5 (2.98%) Alteryx
4 5 (2.98%) Google
4 5 (2.98%) Teradata
5 4 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.79%) Hortonworks
6 3 (1.79%) ILOG
6 3 (1.79%) New Relic
6 3 (1.79%) SAP
6 3 (1.79%) Twitter
7 2 (1.19%) IBM
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle
7 2 (1.19%) Palantir
8 1 (0.60%) Adobe
8 1 (0.60%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.60%) MapR
8 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
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