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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 286 406 408
Rank change year-on-year
+120 +2
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 160 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 26 22
Median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £663 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £520 -
% change year-on-year
-18.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year
-68.46% -
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
19628 19494 19992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.99% 83.33% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14059 13991 14192
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 218 253
Median hourly rate £24.72 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.14 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.35 £53.74 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +25 18 £513 -10.86% 20
Westminster - 2 - -
Feltham - 1 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 - -
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 134 (58.52%) Python
2 106 (46.29%) Analytics
3 100 (43.67%) Big Data
4 99 (43.23%) R
5 90 (39.30%) Apache Spark
6 81 (35.37%) Hadoop
7 76 (33.19%) SQL
8 68 (29.69%) Algorithms
9 63 (27.51%) Visualisation
10 54 (23.58%) Scala
11 50 (21.83%) Degree
11 50 (21.83%) Computer Science
12 45 (19.65%) Statistics
13 44 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (18.78%) Finance
15 42 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (17.90%) PhD
16 41 (17.90%) Java
17 39 (17.03%) Mathematics
17 39 (17.03%) Tableau
18 36 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (15.28%) Apache Hive
20 33 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
21 31 (13.54%) NoSQL
22 30 (13.10%) Open Source
22 30 (13.10%) JavaScript
23 29 (12.66%) Linux
24 27 (11.79%) Artificial Intelligence
24 27 (11.79%) DevOps
24 27 (11.79%) Data Analytics

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 90 (39.30%) Apache Spark
2 26 (11.35%) SAS
3 22 (9.61%) Apache
4 15 (6.55%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (4.80%) nginx
6 9 (3.93%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (1.31%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.44%) Drupal
10 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.49%) SPSS
2 5 (2.18%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.75%) Stata
4 2 (0.87%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.93%) Azure Machine Learning
4 6 (2.62%) GitHub
4 6 (2.62%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.18%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (2.18%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.87%) Heroku
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.44%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.44%) IaaS
7 1 (0.44%) PaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.62%) HTTP
2 4 (1.75%) Network Security
3 2 (0.87%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (43.67%) Big Data
2 81 (35.37%) Hadoop
3 35 (15.28%) Apache Hive
4 31 (13.54%) NoSQL
5 26 (11.35%) QlikView
6 20 (8.73%) Data Mining
7 16 (6.99%) Data Lake
7 16 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (4.80%) Power BI
8 11 (4.80%) Presto
8 11 (4.80%) Spotfire
9 10 (4.37%) HDInsight
9 10 (4.37%) Sqoop
10 9 (3.93%) MySQL
11 8 (3.49%) MongoDB
11 8 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (3.49%) Relational Database
12 7 (3.06%) Impala
13 6 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (2.62%) Flink
Development Applications
1 13 (5.68%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.06%) GoCD
3 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.31%) Maven
5 2 (0.87%) Ant
5 2 (0.87%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.87%) Selenium
5 2 (0.87%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.44%) Grunt
6 1 (0.44%) gulp
6 1 (0.44%) Protractor
6 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 43 (18.78%) Finance
2 24 (10.48%) Marketing
3 20 (8.73%) Banking
4 7 (3.06%) Front Office
5 6 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.75%) Games
6 4 (1.75%) Retail
7 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (33.62%) Data Scientist
2 70 (30.57%) Developer
3 22 (9.61%) Architect
3 22 (9.61%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 21 (9.17%) Python Developer
5 20 (8.73%) Data Engineer
6 14 (6.11%) Data Architect
7 11 (4.80%) Big Data Developer
7 11 (4.80%) Consultant
8 10 (4.37%) Big Data Architect
8 10 (4.37%) Senior Data Engineer
9 9 (3.93%) C# Developer
10 8 (3.49%) Hadoop Architect
11 7 (3.06%) Analyst
11 7 (3.06%) Senior Data Scientist
11 7 (3.06%) SQL Developer
12 6 (2.62%) .NET Developer
12 6 (2.62%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (2.62%) Software Developer
13 5 (2.18%) Machine Learning Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.92%) Kafka
2 24 (10.48%) D3.js
3 22 (9.61%) Pandas
4 19 (8.30%) .NET
5 18 (7.86%) HTML
6 17 (7.42%) AngularJS
7 16 (6.99%) CSS
8 15 (6.55%) Django
8 15 (6.55%) Natural Language Processing
9 13 (5.68%) scikit-learn
10 12 (5.24%) MLlib
11 10 (4.37%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (3.49%) REST
13 7 (3.06%) Node.js
13 7 (3.06%) RESTful
14 6 (2.62%) Akka
14 6 (2.62%) jQuery
14 6 (2.62%) SciPy
14 6 (2.62%) Web Services
15 5 (2.18%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 68 (29.69%) Algorithms
2 63 (27.51%) Visualisation
3 50 (21.83%) Computer Science
4 45 (19.65%) Statistics
5 39 (17.03%) Mathematics
6 36 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (11.79%) Artificial Intelligence
8 17 (7.42%) Applied Mathematics
9 14 (6.11%) Physics
10 11 (4.80%) Credit Risk
10 11 (4.80%) User Experience
11 6 (2.62%) Fintech
11 6 (2.62%) Neural Network
11 6 (2.62%) TWAP
11 6 (2.62%) VWAP
12 4 (1.75%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.75%) Market Risk
12 4 (1.75%) Psychology
13 3 (1.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.66%) Linux
2 9 (3.93%) Unix
3 5 (2.18%) Windows
4 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (46.29%) Analytics
2 44 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (13.10%) Open Source
5 27 (11.79%) Data Analytics
5 27 (11.79%) DevOps
6 26 (11.35%) Software Engineering
6 26 (11.35%) Statistical Modelling
7 23 (10.04%) E-Commerce
8 21 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (8.73%) Data Analysis
9 20 (8.73%) Data Architecture
9 20 (8.73%) Data Modelling
10 19 (8.30%) Predictive Analytics
11 18 (7.86%) Statistical Analysis
12 17 (7.42%) Data Visualisation
13 16 (6.99%) TDD
14 14 (6.11%) Deep Learning
14 14 (6.11%) ETL
15 12 (5.24%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 134 (58.52%) Python
2 99 (43.23%) R
3 76 (33.19%) SQL
4 54 (23.58%) Scala
5 41 (17.90%) Java
6 30 (13.10%) JavaScript
7 24 (10.48%) MATLAB
8 17 (7.42%) C++
9 11 (4.80%) C#
10 8 (3.49%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.06%) Ruby
12 5 (2.18%) PHP
13 4 (1.75%) Perl
14 3 (1.31%) Lisp
14 3 (1.31%) Prolog
14 3 (1.31%) VBA
15 2 (0.87%) Erlang
15 2 (0.87%) Go
16 1 (0.44%) ES6
16 1 (0.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (21.83%) Degree
2 41 (17.90%) PhD
3 5 (2.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.31%) QA
3 2 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (6.11%) Apache Flume
2 7 (3.06%) Docker
3 2 (0.87%) HDFS
4 1 (0.44%) Snort
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.49%) Ansible
2 4 (1.75%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.31%) Mesos
3 3 (1.31%) Nagios
3 3 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.87%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.44%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (17.03%) Tableau
2 11 (4.80%) Google
2 11 (4.80%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.93%) Hortonworks
3 9 (3.93%) Oracle
4 6 (2.62%) IBM
4 6 (2.62%) Teradata
5 5 (2.18%) Pega
6 3 (1.31%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.31%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.31%) Cognos
6 3 (1.31%) Facebook
6 3 (1.31%) SAP
7 2 (0.87%) Alteryx
7 2 (0.87%) Apple
7 2 (0.87%) New Relic
7 2 (0.87%) Splunk
7 2 (0.87%) Twitter
8 1 (0.44%) ESRI
8 1 (0.44%) Mapinfo
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