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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Machine Learning
Rank 399 392 392
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 9 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.087% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 20
Average daily rate
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£575 £538 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £618 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £575 £269
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +113.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
18036 18101 18346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.81% 79.00% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12847 12769 12670
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 229 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.10 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 -6 3 £575 +4.54% 3
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 24 (72.73%) Big Data
2 23 (69.70%) Hadoop
2 23 (69.70%) Python
3 22 (66.67%) R
4 15 (45.45%) C++
5 14 (42.42%) Statistics
5 14 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (39.39%) Analytics
7 12 (36.36%) Data Analysis
7 12 (36.36%) Java
7 12 (36.36%) PhD
8 10 (30.30%) Cloudera
8 10 (30.30%) Apache Hive
9 9 (27.27%) Mathematics
9 9 (27.27%) Data Mining
9 9 (27.27%) SAS
9 9 (27.27%) SQL
9 9 (27.27%) Finance
10 8 (24.24%) MapReduce
10 8 (24.24%) HBase
10 8 (24.24%) Apache Spark
10 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
11 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
11 6 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (18.18%) HDFS
11 6 (18.18%) Tableau
11 6 (18.18%) Credit Risk
11 6 (18.18%) Physics
11 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
11 6 (18.18%) Scala

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 9 (27.27%) SAS
2 8 (24.24%) Apache Spark
3 6 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (9.09%) Apache
4 3 (9.09%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SPSS
1 1 (3.03%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (72.73%) Big Data
2 23 (69.70%) Hadoop
3 10 (30.30%) Apache Hive
4 9 (27.27%) Data Mining
5 8 (24.24%) HBase
6 5 (15.15%) Text Mining
6 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
7 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
9 2 (6.06%) CouchDB
9 2 (6.06%) Sqoop
9 2 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (6.06%) Impala
10 1 (3.03%) Mahout
10 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
10 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
2 6 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Front Office
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Data Scientist
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Data Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Big Data Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Scala Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Head of Data Management
5 2 (6.06%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Scala Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) NumPy
1 3 (9.09%) Matplotlib
1 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 3 (9.09%) Pandas
2 2 (6.06%) GraphX
2 2 (6.06%) HTML5
2 2 (6.06%) D3.js
2 2 (6.06%) Lucene
2 2 (6.06%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) DOM
3 1 (3.03%) SAX
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Avro
3 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.03%) OpenNLP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Statistics
1 14 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 6 (18.18%) Physics
3 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 6 (18.18%) Credit Risk
4 3 (9.09%) Neural Network
5 2 (6.06%) Social Network
5 2 (6.06%) Reference Data
5 2 (6.06%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.03%) Statistical Arbitrage
6 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.03%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Analytics
2 12 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 8 (24.24%) MapReduce
3 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.12%) Logistic Regression
4 4 (12.12%) Cluster Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Predictive Modelling
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Regression Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Time Series Forecasting
5 3 (9.09%) Deep Learning
5 3 (9.09%) Linear Regression
6 2 (6.06%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
6 2 (6.06%) Parallel Processing
6 2 (6.06%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (6.06%) BDD
6 2 (6.06%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (6.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) Python
2 22 (66.67%) R
3 15 (45.45%) C++
4 12 (36.36%) Java
5 9 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (18.18%) Scala
7 5 (15.15%) MATLAB
8 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 3 (9.09%) C
8 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 2 (6.06%) Clojure
9 2 (6.06%) Spark SQL
9 2 (6.06%) Ruby
10 1 (3.03%) C#
10 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) PhD
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) HDFS
2 2 (6.06%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Graphite
2 1 (3.03%) Oozie
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) StatsD
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Cloudera
2 6 (18.18%) Tableau
3 2 (6.06%) Palantir
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Teradata
3 2 (6.06%) Splunk
4 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.03%) Apigee
4 1 (3.03%) Mashery
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