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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Machine Learning
Rank 385 377 386
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 18 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.080% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.10% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 9
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£575 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £455 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £640 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 - £263
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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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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 +6 4 £575 +4.54% 9
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (76.32%) Python
1 29 (76.32%) Big Data
2 28 (73.68%) Hadoop
3 22 (57.89%) R
4 20 (52.63%) Statistics
5 18 (47.37%) Java
6 14 (36.84%) C++
6 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (36.84%) Apache Spark
7 13 (34.21%) Analytics
8 12 (31.58%) Scala
8 12 (31.58%) PhD
9 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis
10 10 (26.32%) Data Mining
10 10 (26.32%) SQL
10 10 (26.32%) Apache Hive
11 9 (23.68%) Cloudera
11 9 (23.68%) Mathematics
11 9 (23.68%) SAS
11 9 (23.68%) Apache
11 9 (23.68%) Finance
12 8 (21.05%) HBase
12 8 (21.05%) MapReduce
13 7 (18.42%) Tableau
13 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
14 6 (15.79%) Algorithms
14 6 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (15.79%) HDFS
14 6 (15.79%) Data Governance
14 6 (15.79%) Physics

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (36.84%) Apache Spark
2 9 (23.68%) SAS
2 9 (23.68%) Apache
3 6 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (7.89%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SPSS
1 1 (2.63%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (76.32%) Big Data
2 28 (73.68%) Hadoop
3 10 (26.32%) Data Mining
3 10 (26.32%) Apache Hive
4 8 (21.05%) HBase
5 6 (15.79%) Text Mining
6 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
7 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (7.89%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
9 2 (5.26%) CouchDB
9 2 (5.26%) Impala
9 2 (5.26%) Sqoop
10 1 (2.63%) Pentaho
10 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (2.63%) Mahout
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
2 6 (15.79%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Data Scientist
2 8 (21.05%) Consultant
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Scala Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Data Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Big Data Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Head of Data Management
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Hadoop Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Digital Technical Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Data Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Pandas
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
1 3 (7.89%) NumPy
1 3 (7.89%) Matplotlib
1 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.26%) D3.js
2 2 (5.26%) HTML5
2 2 (5.26%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) Lucene
2 2 (5.26%) GraphX
3 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Avro
3 1 (2.63%) OpenNLP
3 1 (2.63%) SAX
3 1 (2.63%) DOM
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Statistics
2 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (23.68%) Mathematics
4 6 (15.79%) Algorithms
4 6 (15.79%) Physics
4 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 5 (13.16%) Credit Risk
6 3 (7.89%) Neural Network
7 2 (5.26%) Hedge funds
7 2 (5.26%) Reference Data
7 2 (5.26%) Open Source
7 2 (5.26%) Social Network
7 2 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (2.63%) Statistical Arbitrage
8 1 (2.63%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Analytics
2 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis
3 8 (21.05%) MapReduce
4 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
5 6 (15.79%) Data Governance
6 4 (10.53%) Predictive Modelling
6 4 (10.53%) Logistic Regression
6 4 (10.53%) Cluster Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Time Series Forecasting
7 3 (7.89%) Linear Regression
7 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
7 3 (7.89%) Regression Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (5.26%) Parallel Processing
8 2 (5.26%) BDD
8 2 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (5.26%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (5.26%) OO
8 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) Python
2 22 (57.89%) R
3 18 (47.37%) Java
4 14 (36.84%) C++
5 12 (31.58%) Scala
6 10 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (13.16%) MATLAB
8 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.89%) C
8 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.26%) Clojure
9 2 (5.26%) Ruby
9 2 (5.26%) Spark SQL
10 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) PhD
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) HDFS
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Graphite
2 1 (2.63%) Oozie
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) StatsD
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Cloudera
2 7 (18.42%) Tableau
3 2 (5.26%) Palantir
3 2 (5.26%) Splunk
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Teradata
4 1 (2.63%) Apigee
4 1 (2.63%) Mashery
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
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