The table below looks at the statistics for Machine Learning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 216 236 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 34 31 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 0
Median daily rate £575 £520 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £520 -
% change year-on-year
-24.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 - -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6909 7778 7081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.65% 79.75% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4778 3950
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 264 272
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +72.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Machine Learning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Machine Learning
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Machine Learning across the South East region.

Machine Learning Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Machine Learning
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Machine Learning across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Machine Learning Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Machine Learning
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Machine Learning across the South East region.

Machine Learning Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Machine Learning
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire - 15 £750 -
Middlesex - 9 £360 -
Buckinghamshire +14 5 £600 -
Hampshire +9 3 - - 3
Surrey - 2 - -
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 29 (60.42%) Analytics
2 26 (54.17%) Hadoop
3 25 (52.08%) Big Data
4 23 (47.92%) Visualisation
5 18 (37.50%) Python
6 17 (35.42%) Computer Science
7 16 (33.33%) Degree
7 16 (33.33%) Mathematics
7 16 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (31.25%) Java
8 15 (31.25%) R
9 14 (29.17%) Statistics
10 13 (27.08%) Data Visualisation
10 13 (27.08%) SQL
10 13 (27.08%) PhD
11 12 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
11 12 (25.00%) Apache Spark
12 10 (20.83%) Data Mining
13 9 (18.75%) Data Modelling
13 9 (18.75%) SAS
13 9 (18.75%) SAP
13 9 (18.75%) SaaS
13 9 (18.75%) PaaS
13 9 (18.75%) Algorithms
14 8 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (16.67%) SAP HANA
14 8 (16.67%) Apache Solr
14 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (16.67%) Data Security
14 8 (16.67%) Teradata

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 9 (18.75%) SAS
3 8 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 8 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (10.42%) Apache Pig
5 4 (8.33%) Apache
6 3 (6.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SPSS
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) PaaS
1 9 (18.75%) SaaS
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.33%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) AMQP
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
1 1 (2.08%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) Hadoop
2 25 (52.08%) Big Data
3 10 (20.83%) Data Mining
4 8 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (16.67%) SAP HANA
5 7 (14.58%) Apache Hive
6 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
6 5 (10.42%) Power BI
7 4 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (6.25%) GIS
8 3 (6.25%) QGIS
8 3 (6.25%) Text Mining
9 2 (4.17%) Spatial Data
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (2.08%) HBase
10 1 (2.08%) HDInsight
10 1 (2.08%) Redis
General
1 2 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Automotive
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Publishing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Data Scientist
2 11 (22.92%) Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Architect
3 9 (18.75%) Data Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Hadoop Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Java Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Solr Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 4 (8.33%) Azure Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Statistical Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Data Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Pandas
2 6 (12.50%) scikit-learn
3 5 (10.42%) SciPy
4 4 (8.33%) NumPy
5 3 (6.25%) .NET
5 3 (6.25%) Theano
6 2 (4.17%) JSON
6 2 (4.17%) Kafka
6 2 (4.17%) RESTful
6 2 (4.17%) VML
6 2 (4.17%) XGBoost
7 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.08%) Cascading
7 1 (2.08%) Celery
7 1 (2.08%) Django
7 1 (2.08%) JSON-LD
7 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (47.92%) Visualisation
2 17 (35.42%) Computer Science
3 16 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 14 (29.17%) Statistics
5 9 (18.75%) Algorithms
6 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (10.42%) Smart Energy
8 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (4.17%) Neural Network
8 2 (4.17%) Physics
8 2 (4.17%) Streaming Video
9 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
9 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
9 1 (2.08%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (2.08%) Semantic Web
9 1 (2.08%) Smart Home
9 1 (2.08%) Social Network
9 1 (2.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Analytics
2 16 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (27.08%) Data Visualisation
4 12 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
5 9 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 8 (16.67%) Data Security
7 7 (14.58%) Data Governance
8 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) Data Analytics
9 4 (8.33%) Linear Regression
9 4 (8.33%) Predictive Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.25%) Data Ingestion
10 3 (6.25%) Deep Learning
10 3 (6.25%) Predictive Modelling
10 3 (6.25%) Quantitative Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.25%) Spatial Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
10 3 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) Python
2 15 (31.25%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) R
3 13 (27.08%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) C++
5 4 (8.33%) C#
6 3 (6.25%) Scala
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.08%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Degree
2 13 (27.08%) PhD
3 2 (4.17%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.08%) MCITP
4 1 (2.08%) MCTS
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) SAP
2 8 (16.67%) Teradata
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (2.08%) Tableau