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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Machine Learning
Rank 404 381 405
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 16 53 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.21% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.27% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 43 1
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£538 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £263 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +20 6 £575 +15.00% 11
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (60.61%) Hadoop
1 20 (60.61%) Big Data
2 18 (54.55%) Python
3 17 (51.52%) Java
4 12 (36.36%) R
5 10 (30.30%) Data Mining
6 9 (27.27%) Statistics
7 8 (24.24%) Apache Hive
7 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
8 7 (21.21%) MapReduce
9 6 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (18.18%) NoSQL
9 6 (18.18%) Analytics
9 6 (18.18%) Linux
9 6 (18.18%) C++
9 6 (18.18%) Scala
9 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.18%) Text Mining
10 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
10 5 (15.15%) TDD
10 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 5 (15.15%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (15.15%) HBase
11 4 (12.12%) Apache Pig
11 4 (12.12%) Mahout
11 4 (12.12%) HDFS
11 4 (12.12%) Cascading
11 4 (12.12%) PhD
11 4 (12.12%) Finance

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (12.12%) Apache Pig
2 2 (6.06%) SAS
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) Hadoop
1 20 (60.61%) Big Data
2 10 (30.30%) Data Mining
3 8 (24.24%) Apache Hive
4 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
5 6 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 6 (18.18%) Text Mining
6 5 (15.15%) HBase
7 4 (12.12%) Mahout
8 3 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (9.09%) Impala
8 3 (9.09%) Sqoop
8 3 (9.09%) CouchDB
9 2 (6.06%) Couchbase
9 2 (6.06%) Redis
9 2 (6.06%) Riak
9 2 (6.06%) Neo4j
9 2 (6.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (6.06%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Data Scientist
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Data Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (12.12%) Cascading
3 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) Kafka
4 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.06%) RHadoop
4 2 (6.06%) Cascalog
4 2 (6.06%) Django
5 1 (3.03%) Lucene
5 1 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (3.03%) Play Framework
5 1 (3.03%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Statistics
2 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.09%) Credit Risk
5 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
5 2 (6.06%) Open Source
6 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.03%) Physics
6 1 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) MapReduce
2 6 (18.18%) Analytics
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) TDD
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (6.06%) BDD
6 2 (6.06%) Information Retrieval
6 2 (6.06%) OO
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) OOP
7 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Python
2 17 (51.52%) Java
3 12 (36.36%) R
4 6 (18.18%) C++
4 6 (18.18%) Scala
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
6 3 (9.09%) C#
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) F#
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) PhD
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) HDFS
2 3 (9.09%) Apache Flume
3 2 (6.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Oozie
1 2 (6.06%) Chukwa
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Cloudera
1 3 (9.09%) Tableau
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) Greenplum
2 2 (6.06%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Splunk
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