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 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 243 376 371
Rank change year-on-year
+133 -5
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 195 63 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.91% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 40 37
Median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £520 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.04% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year
-60.00% -
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
18212 18787 18962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.82% 83.68% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13128 13402 13986
Median daily rate £483 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 232 245
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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 11 December 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
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 11 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
City of London +21 27 £500 +11.11% 24
Canary Wharf +2 2 - -
Southwark - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £510 -
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 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 London region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 207 (62.73%) Python
2 163 (49.39%) Big Data
3 159 (48.18%) Apache Spark
4 139 (42.12%) R
5 134 (40.61%) Hadoop
6 121 (36.67%) Analytics
7 109 (33.03%) Scala
8 104 (31.52%) Algorithms
9 102 (30.91%) SQL
10 79 (23.94%) Java
11 73 (22.12%) Statistics
12 70 (21.21%) Computer Science
13 68 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
14 67 (20.30%) Apache Hive
15 66 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
16 65 (19.70%) Finance
17 60 (18.18%) Visualisation
18 55 (16.67%) Mathematics
19 52 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
19 52 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
20 50 (15.15%) Linux
21 49 (14.85%) Tableau
22 46 (13.94%) JavaScript
22 46 (13.94%) PhD
23 45 (13.64%) Marketing
24 44 (13.33%) Degree
25 43 (13.03%) DevOps
26 37 (11.21%) Artificial Intelligence
27 36 (10.91%) NoSQL
28 35 (10.61%) scikit-learn

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
1 159 (48.18%) Apache Spark
2 28 (8.48%) Apache
3 21 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (5.76%) Apache Pig
5 18 (5.45%) SAS
6 13 (3.94%) nginx
7 8 (2.42%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.21%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.30%) Confluence
11 1 (0.30%) Drupal
11 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.30%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.30%) Luigi
11 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (3.94%) SPSS
2 4 (1.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.21%) Stata
3 2 (0.61%) Mathematica
3 2 (0.61%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.30%) Simulink
4 1 (0.30%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.76%) GitHub
4 11 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.73%) Amazon Kinesis
5 9 (2.73%) Azure Machine Learning
6 8 (2.42%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (2.12%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.82%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.91%) Flurry Analytics
10 3 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.61%) G Suite
11 2 (0.61%) Heroku
11 2 (0.61%) IaaS
11 2 (0.61%) PaaS
11 2 (0.61%) Route 53
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.85%) Kerberos
1 16 (4.85%) LDAP
2 6 (1.82%) HTTP
3 4 (1.21%) Network Security
4 3 (0.91%) Internet
5 2 (0.61%) Firewall
5 2 (0.61%) SSH
6 1 (0.30%) DNS
6 1 (0.30%) SMS
6 1 (0.30%) SNA
6 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (49.39%) Big Data
2 134 (40.61%) Hadoop
3 67 (20.30%) Apache Hive
4 36 (10.91%) NoSQL
5 33 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 32 (9.70%) QlikView
7 23 (6.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 23 (6.97%) Data Mining
8 20 (6.06%) Data Lake
9 15 (4.55%) Relational Database
10 14 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (3.94%) Power BI
11 13 (3.94%) Presto
11 13 (3.94%) Sqoop
12 11 (3.33%) HBase
12 11 (3.33%) HDInsight
12 11 (3.33%) Impala
12 11 (3.33%) Spotfire
13 10 (3.03%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (8.79%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.24%) Maven
4 6 (1.82%) GoCD
5 4 (1.21%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.91%) Selenium
6 3 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.61%) Apache Continuum
7 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.61%) Phabricator
7 2 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.30%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.30%) Grunt
8 1 (0.30%) gulp
8 1 (0.30%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.30%) Protractor
8 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 65 (19.70%) Finance
2 45 (13.64%) Marketing
3 30 (9.09%) Banking
4 14 (4.24%) Retail
5 9 (2.73%) Front Office
5 9 (2.73%) Games
6 7 (2.12%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.21%) Electronics
7 4 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (32.12%) Data Scientist
2 88 (26.67%) Developer
3 44 (13.33%) Architect
4 36 (10.91%) Data Engineer
5 31 (9.39%) Python Developer
6 30 (9.09%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 26 (7.88%) Data Architect
8 18 (5.45%) Big Data Engineer
9 17 (5.15%) Big Data Architect
10 16 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (4.24%) Hadoop Architect
11 14 (4.24%) Hadoop Engineer
12 13 (3.94%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 12 (3.64%) Consultant
14 11 (3.33%) C# Developer
14 11 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (3.03%) Big Data Developer
15 10 (3.03%) Senior Data Engineer
16 9 (2.73%) Senior Data Scientist
17 8 (2.42%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.61%) scikit-learn
2 32 (9.70%) Kafka
3 30 (9.09%) D3.js
4 27 (8.18%) Natural Language Processing
4 27 (8.18%) Pandas
5 25 (7.58%) .NET
6 23 (6.97%) AngularJS
7 21 (6.36%) Django
7 21 (6.36%) HTML
8 20 (6.06%) REST
9 18 (5.45%) CSS
10 16 (4.85%) NumPy
11 15 (4.55%) JSON
12 14 (4.24%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (3.94%) MLlib
14 11 (3.33%) SciPy
15 10 (3.03%) Flask
15 10 (3.03%) Matplotlib
15 10 (3.03%) Node.js
15 10 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 104 (31.52%) Algorithms
2 73 (22.12%) Statistics
3 70 (21.21%) Computer Science
4 60 (18.18%) Visualisation
5 55 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 52 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (11.21%) Artificial Intelligence
8 30 (9.09%) Credit Risk
9 23 (6.97%) Applied Mathematics
10 19 (5.76%) Physics
11 14 (4.24%) User Experience
12 12 (3.64%) Neural Network
13 8 (2.42%) Fintech
14 7 (2.12%) Social Media
15 6 (1.82%) Data Structures
15 6 (1.82%) TWAP
15 6 (1.82%) VWAP
16 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
17 4 (1.21%) Mobile App
17 4 (1.21%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.15%) Linux
2 27 (8.18%) Unix
3 5 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.21%) Windows
5 2 (0.61%) Android
5 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.30%) CentOS
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (36.67%) Analytics
2 68 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (13.03%) DevOps
5 32 (9.70%) MapReduce
5 32 (9.70%) Statistical Analysis
6 31 (9.39%) Data Modelling
6 31 (9.39%) Software Engineering
7 30 (9.09%) Data Engineering
8 28 (8.48%) Web Analytics
9 27 (8.18%) Data Architecture
9 27 (8.18%) Data Visualisation
9 27 (8.18%) Open Source
10 26 (7.88%) TDD
11 25 (7.58%) Data Analysis
12 23 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (6.06%) Data Analytics
13 20 (6.06%) E-Commerce
13 20 (6.06%) ETL
14 19 (5.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 207 (62.73%) Python
2 139 (42.12%) R
3 109 (33.03%) Scala
4 102 (30.91%) SQL
5 79 (23.94%) Java
6 46 (13.94%) JavaScript
7 31 (9.39%) MATLAB
8 30 (9.09%) C++
9 16 (4.85%) Bash Shell
10 15 (4.55%) C#
11 8 (2.42%) Ruby
12 7 (2.12%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.21%) C
13 4 (1.21%) Perl
13 4 (1.21%) PHP
14 3 (0.91%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.91%) Lisp
14 3 (0.91%) Prolog
15 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (13.94%) PhD
2 44 (13.33%) Degree
3 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.52%) QA
2 4 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (5.45%) Apache Flume
2 16 (4.85%) Docker
3 3 (0.91%) HDFS
4 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (6.06%) Ansible
3 18 (5.45%) Puppet
4 6 (1.82%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (1.52%) Oozie
6 4 (1.21%) Ambari
6 4 (1.21%) Mesos
7 2 (0.61%) Grafana
7 2 (0.61%) Salt
8 1 (0.30%) Kibana
8 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 49 (14.85%) Tableau
2 28 (8.48%) Hortonworks
3 15 (4.55%) Google
4 14 (4.24%) Oracle
5 11 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.03%) IBM
7 7 (2.12%) SAP
8 6 (1.82%) Alteryx
8 6 (1.82%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.82%) Platfora
9 5 (1.52%) Informatica
9 5 (1.52%) Pega
9 5 (1.52%) Teradata
10 4 (1.21%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.21%) Cognos
10 4 (1.21%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.91%) Facebook
11 3 (0.91%) Talend
12 2 (0.61%) RapidMiner
12 2 (0.61%) Twitter
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