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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Machine Learning
England / London
Rank 220 329 354
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +25
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 196 87 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.01% 0.41% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.49% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 45 41
Median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £422 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £680 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £570 £610 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +84.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -

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
16371 17920 17326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.72% 84.94% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11854 12787 12360
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 219 198
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +20 29 £563 -6.25% 29
Westminster - 3 - -
Canary Wharf 0 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £200 -
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 246 (63.24%) Python
2 218 (56.04%) Big Data
3 213 (54.76%) Apache Spark
4 172 (44.22%) Hadoop
5 157 (40.36%) Scala
6 154 (39.59%) R
7 140 (35.99%) Algorithms
7 140 (35.99%) Analytics
8 120 (30.85%) Java
9 106 (27.25%) SQL
10 98 (25.19%) Apache Hive
11 93 (23.91%) Finance
12 75 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
13 73 (18.77%) Statistics
14 72 (18.51%) Business Intelligence
15 67 (17.22%) Amazon AWS
16 65 (16.71%) Mathematics
17 61 (15.68%) MapReduce
18 60 (15.42%) Computer Science
19 58 (14.91%) NoSQL
19 58 (14.91%) DevOps
20 56 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
21 55 (14.14%) Linux
22 54 (13.88%) Visualisation
23 52 (13.37%) Tableau
24 48 (12.34%) Apache Cassandra
24 48 (12.34%) Kafka
25 43 (11.05%) Data Engineering
26 41 (10.54%) JavaScript
27 40 (10.28%) PhD

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
1 213 (54.76%) Apache Spark
2 36 (9.25%) Apache Pig
3 27 (6.94%) Apache
4 23 (5.91%) SAS
5 22 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.57%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.80%) nginx
8 6 (1.54%) Jupyter
9 4 (1.03%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.51%) Confluence
12 1 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.26%) Facebook Platform
12 1 (0.26%) IPython
12 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.26%) Tornado
Applications
1 15 (3.86%) SPSS
2 4 (1.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.03%) Stata
2 4 (1.03%) Weka
3 2 (0.51%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.26%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 67 (17.22%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (6.68%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (5.40%) Amazon EMR
4 21 (5.40%) GitHub
5 18 (4.63%) Amazon S3
6 11 (2.83%) Azure Machine Learning
7 9 (2.31%) Amazon Kinesis
7 9 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.77%) Data Lake Analytics
9 3 (0.77%) Flurry Analytics
9 3 (0.77%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.77%) Route 53
10 2 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.51%) G Suite
10 2 (0.51%) SaaS
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.11%) Kerberos
1 16 (4.11%) LDAP
2 4 (1.03%) DNS
2 4 (1.03%) HTTP
3 3 (0.77%) Internet
3 3 (0.77%) Network Security
3 3 (0.77%) SNA
4 2 (0.51%) Firewall
4 2 (0.51%) SSH
4 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) SMS
5 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (56.04%) Big Data
2 172 (44.22%) Hadoop
3 98 (25.19%) Apache Hive
4 58 (14.91%) NoSQL
5 48 (12.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 39 (10.03%) QlikView
7 35 (9.00%) MongoDB
8 29 (7.46%) Data Mining
8 29 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (7.46%) HBase
9 28 (7.20%) Relational Database
10 24 (6.17%) Data Lake
11 21 (5.40%) RDBMS
12 20 (5.14%) Sqoop
13 18 (4.63%) Power BI
14 16 (4.11%) Neo4j
15 15 (3.86%) MySQL
16 14 (3.60%) Presto
17 13 (3.34%) HDInsight
17 13 (3.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (8.48%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.11%) Maven
4 7 (1.80%) GoCD
5 5 (1.29%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (1.29%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.03%) JIRA
6 4 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.77%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.51%) Apache Continuum
8 2 (0.51%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.51%) JUnit
8 2 (0.51%) Phabricator
8 2 (0.51%) Selenium
8 2 (0.51%) Subversion
8 2 (0.51%) webpack
9 1 (0.26%) CMake
9 1 (0.26%) GitLab
9 1 (0.26%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 93 (23.91%) Finance
2 38 (9.77%) Marketing
3 34 (8.74%) Banking
4 22 (5.66%) Retail
5 12 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.83%) Front Office
7 9 (2.31%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.06%) Games
9 5 (1.29%) Electronics
10 4 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.77%) Publishing
12 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.26%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 115 (29.56%) Data Scientist
2 93 (23.91%) Developer
3 56 (14.40%) Data Engineer
4 48 (12.34%) Architect
5 35 (9.00%) Big Data Engineer
5 35 (9.00%) Data Architect
6 28 (7.20%) Python Developer
7 27 (6.94%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 24 (6.17%) Big Data Architect
9 21 (5.40%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 18 (4.63%) Hadoop Engineer
11 17 (4.37%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (4.11%) Hadoop Architect
13 14 (3.60%) Consultant
13 14 (3.60%) Scala Developer
14 13 (3.34%) Big Data Developer
15 12 (3.08%) C# Developer
15 12 (3.08%) Senior Data Engineer
16 10 (2.57%) Apache Spark Developer
16 10 (2.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (12.34%) Kafka
2 30 (7.71%) D3.js
3 28 (7.20%) scikit-learn
4 27 (6.94%) HTML
5 26 (6.68%) Natural Language Processing
5 26 (6.68%) Pandas
6 22 (5.66%) REST
7 20 (5.14%) .NET
7 20 (5.14%) AngularJS
8 19 (4.88%) JSON
9 18 (4.63%) CSS
10 17 (4.37%) Django
10 17 (4.37%) Flask
11 16 (4.11%) NumPy
12 15 (3.86%) Web Services
13 11 (2.83%) Akka
13 11 (2.83%) HTML5
13 11 (2.83%) XML
14 10 (2.57%) Matplotlib
14 10 (2.57%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 140 (35.99%) Algorithms
2 60 (15.42%) Computer Science
3 56 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.43%) Credit Risk
5 12 (3.08%) User Experience
6 8 (2.06%) Fintech
7 6 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.54%) TWAP
7 6 (1.54%) VWAP
8 5 (1.29%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.29%) Robotics
8 5 (1.29%) Social Media
9 4 (1.03%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.03%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.03%) Replication
10 3 (0.77%) Clustering
10 3 (0.77%) iPad
10 3 (0.77%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.77%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.14%) Linux
2 31 (7.97%) Unix
3 5 (1.29%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.77%) CentOS
4 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.77%) Ubuntu
4 3 (0.77%) Windows
5 2 (0.51%) Android
6 1 (0.26%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (35.99%) Analytics
2 75 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (18.77%) Statistics
4 72 (18.51%) Business Intelligence
5 65 (16.71%) Mathematics
6 61 (15.68%) MapReduce
7 58 (14.91%) DevOps
8 54 (13.88%) Visualisation
9 43 (11.05%) Data Engineering
10 39 (10.03%) Software Engineering
11 32 (8.23%) Data Analysis
12 31 (7.97%) Data Analytics
12 31 (7.97%) Data Visualisation
12 31 (7.97%) ETL
13 30 (7.71%) Artificial Intelligence
13 30 (7.71%) Data Modelling
13 30 (7.71%) Open Source
14 29 (7.46%) Statistical Analysis
15 27 (6.94%) Data Architecture
16 26 (6.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 246 (63.24%) Python
2 157 (40.36%) Scala
3 154 (39.59%) R
4 120 (30.85%) Java
5 106 (27.25%) SQL
6 41 (10.54%) JavaScript
7 37 (9.51%) C++
8 33 (8.48%) MATLAB
9 22 (5.66%) C#
10 18 (4.63%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.54%) C
11 6 (1.54%) Perl
11 6 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.03%) Ruby
13 3 (0.77%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.77%) PHP
14 2 (0.51%) Groovy
14 2 (0.51%) Lisp
14 2 (0.51%) Prolog
14 2 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (10.28%) PhD
2 39 (10.03%) Degree
3 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.29%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 31 (7.97%) Apache Flume
2 20 (5.14%) Docker
3 17 (4.37%) HDFS
4 3 (0.77%) Snort
5 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 36 (9.25%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (7.97%) Ansible
3 28 (7.20%) Puppet
4 24 (6.17%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (2.31%) Terraform
6 8 (2.06%) Oozie
7 7 (1.80%) Ambari
8 5 (1.29%) Kubernetes
9 4 (1.03%) Mesos
10 3 (0.77%) Kibana
10 3 (0.77%) Nagios
10 3 (0.77%) OSSEC
11 2 (0.51%) Grafana
11 2 (0.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 52 (13.37%) Tableau
2 29 (7.46%) Hortonworks
3 26 (6.68%) Oracle
4 14 (3.60%) Google
5 13 (3.34%) Cognos
6 10 (2.57%) Microsoft
7 9 (2.31%) IBM
8 8 (2.06%) Alteryx
8 8 (2.06%) RapidMiner
9 7 (1.80%) Informatica
9 7 (1.80%) SAP
10 6 (1.54%) Platfora
11 5 (1.29%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.29%) Talend
12 4 (1.03%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.77%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.77%) Teradata
14 2 (0.51%) GoldenSource
15 1 (0.26%) Mapinfo
15 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
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