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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 355 397 387
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -10
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 67 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 27
Median daily rate £500 £573 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +9.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £399 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £544 £575
% change year-on-year
-21.83% -5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £80.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
18244 19010 18944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.52% 81.18% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13325 13507 13410
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 244 233
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.33 £55.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +51 5 £575 +2.22% 14
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 109 (61.58%) Python
2 98 (55.37%) Analytics
3 74 (41.81%) Big Data
4 70 (39.55%) R
5 64 (36.16%) Apache Spark
6 63 (35.59%) Hadoop
7 54 (30.51%) SQL
8 51 (28.81%) Algorithms
9 50 (28.25%) Java
10 49 (27.68%) Data Analytics
11 44 (24.86%) Apache Hive
12 42 (23.73%) Finance
13 39 (22.03%) Scala
14 38 (21.47%) Degree
14 38 (21.47%) Analytical Skills
15 36 (20.34%) Visualisation
16 34 (19.21%) PhD
17 33 (18.64%) NoSQL
17 33 (18.64%) Statistics
17 33 (18.64%) Software Engineering
18 30 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (15.82%) Business Intelligence
20 27 (15.25%) DevOps
21 26 (14.69%) Computer Science
22 25 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
22 25 (14.12%) Data Mining
22 25 (14.12%) SAS
22 25 (14.12%) Linux
23 24 (13.56%) JavaScript
24 23 (12.99%) C++

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 64 (36.16%) Apache Spark
2 25 (14.12%) SAS
3 17 (9.60%) Apache Pig
4 10 (5.65%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.95%) Apache
6 1 (0.56%) DNN
6 1 (0.56%) IPython
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.39%) SPSS
2 3 (1.69%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.26%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.26%) GitHub
3 3 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.69%) Heroku
4 2 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.13%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.13%) Google Play
4 2 (1.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.56%) PaaS
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.39%) DNS
2 3 (1.69%) Firewall
2 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.69%) VPN
2 3 (1.69%) Wireless
3 2 (1.13%) HTTP
3 2 (1.13%) Network Security
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (41.81%) Big Data
2 63 (35.59%) Hadoop
3 44 (24.86%) Apache Hive
4 33 (18.64%) NoSQL
5 25 (14.12%) Data Mining
6 14 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (7.34%) MySQL
8 10 (5.65%) QlikView
8 10 (5.65%) Relational Database
9 9 (5.08%) HBase
9 9 (5.08%) MongoDB
10 7 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (3.95%) Text Mining
11 6 (3.39%) SQL Server
12 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (2.26%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 2 (1.13%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.26%) Maven
3 3 (1.69%) Ant
3 3 (1.69%) GoCD
3 3 (1.69%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.56%) Grunt
4 1 (0.56%) gulp
4 1 (0.56%) Protractor
4 1 (0.56%) Selenium
4 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 42 (23.73%) Finance
2 20 (11.30%) Banking
2 20 (11.30%) Marketing
3 6 (3.39%) Retail
4 3 (1.69%) Advertising
4 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.69%) Online Betting
4 3 (1.69%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.13%) Electronics
5 2 (1.13%) Games
5 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (36.16%) Data Scientist
2 46 (25.99%) Developer
3 21 (11.86%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 11 (6.21%) Big Data Developer
5 9 (5.08%) Data Engineer
5 9 (5.08%) Software Engineer
6 8 (4.52%) Architect
6 8 (4.52%) Python Developer
7 7 (3.95%) Analyst
8 6 (3.39%) Big Data Engineer
8 6 (3.39%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.39%) Hadoop Engineer
8 6 (3.39%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 5 (2.82%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (2.82%) Big Data Architect
9 5 (2.82%) Data Architect
9 5 (2.82%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (2.82%) Senior Data Scientist
9 5 (2.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.04%) Pandas
2 14 (7.91%) Kafka
3 11 (6.21%) .NET
3 11 (6.21%) HTML
4 10 (5.65%) Django
5 8 (4.52%) ELK Stack
6 7 (3.95%) RESTful
7 6 (3.39%) MLlib
7 6 (3.39%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (3.39%) REST
8 5 (2.82%) CSS
8 5 (2.82%) Flask
8 5 (2.82%) NumPy
8 5 (2.82%) Web Services
9 4 (2.26%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.26%) HTML5
9 4 (2.26%) Node.js
9 4 (2.26%) React
9 4 (2.26%) scikit-learn
9 4 (2.26%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.81%) Algorithms
2 38 (21.47%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (20.34%) Visualisation
4 33 (18.64%) Statistics
5 26 (14.69%) Computer Science
6 13 (7.34%) Mathematics
7 12 (6.78%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (4.52%) Physics
8 8 (4.52%) User Experience
9 7 (3.95%) Mobile App
9 7 (3.95%) Neural Network
10 5 (2.82%) Applied Mathematics
10 5 (2.82%) Psychology
11 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.69%) CUDA
12 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
13 2 (1.13%) Fintech
13 2 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (1.13%) Minimum Viable Product
14 1 (0.56%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.12%) Linux
2 7 (3.95%) Unix
3 5 (2.82%) Windows
4 4 (2.26%) Android
4 4 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (55.37%) Analytics
2 49 (27.68%) Data Analytics
3 33 (18.64%) Software Engineering
4 30 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (15.82%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (15.25%) DevOps
7 25 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (12.99%) Data Analysis
8 23 (12.99%) Predictive Analytics
9 19 (10.73%) Statistical Modelling
10 18 (10.17%) Data Visualisation
11 15 (8.47%) E-Commerce
11 15 (8.47%) Predictive Modelling
12 14 (7.91%) Open Source
12 14 (7.91%) TDD
13 13 (7.34%) Statistical Analysis
14 11 (6.21%) Unit Testing
15 10 (5.65%) HOOD
15 10 (5.65%) MapReduce
15 10 (5.65%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 109 (61.58%) Python
2 70 (39.55%) R
3 54 (30.51%) SQL
4 50 (28.25%) Java
5 39 (22.03%) Scala
6 24 (13.56%) JavaScript
7 23 (12.99%) C++
8 16 (9.04%) C#
9 13 (7.34%) MATLAB
10 6 (3.39%) PHP
11 5 (2.82%) Clojure
11 5 (2.82%) Ruby
12 4 (2.26%) Haskell
12 4 (2.26%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.69%) C
14 2 (1.13%) Julia
14 2 (1.13%) Perl
15 1 (0.56%) F#
15 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (21.47%) Degree
2 34 (19.21%) PhD
3 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.56%) PMP
4 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.13%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (2.82%) Docker
2 4 (2.26%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.13%) HDFS
3 2 (1.13%) Snort
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (4.52%) Graphite
1 8 (4.52%) Kibana
1 8 (4.52%) logstash
1 8 (4.52%) StatsD
2 7 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.39%) Puppet
4 5 (2.82%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.82%) Nagios
5 4 (2.26%) Ansible
5 4 (2.26%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (1.69%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.13%) Mesos
7 2 (1.13%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (8.47%) Tableau
2 13 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.39%) Google
4 5 (2.82%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.26%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.26%) SAP
5 4 (2.26%) Teradata
6 3 (1.69%) IBM
6 3 (1.69%) ILOG
6 3 (1.69%) New Relic
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe
7 1 (0.56%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.56%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.56%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.56%) MapR
7 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.56%) Twitter
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