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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 248 263 253
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 14 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.032% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.040% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £581 £575
% change year-on-year
-26.88% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7180 7484 6952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.52% 79.34% 75.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4393 4333 3842
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 251 264
Median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -1 11 £450 -5.26% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 6
Middlesex - 1 - -
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 15 (65.22%) Analytics
2 11 (47.83%) R
2 11 (47.83%) Big Data
2 11 (47.83%) Hadoop
2 11 (47.83%) Python
3 10 (43.48%) Data Analytics
4 9 (39.13%) Algorithms
5 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
6 7 (30.43%) SAS
6 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (30.43%) Power BI
6 7 (30.43%) Apache Spark
7 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
7 6 (26.09%) Apache Hive
7 6 (26.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) Statistics
8 5 (21.74%) C#
8 5 (21.74%) SciPy
8 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
8 5 (21.74%) Apache Pig
9 4 (17.39%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (17.39%) MapReduce
9 4 (17.39%) Pentaho
9 4 (17.39%) NumPy
9 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
9 4 (17.39%) .NET
9 4 (17.39%) JavaScript

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 7 (30.43%) Apache Spark
1 7 (30.43%) SAS
2 5 (21.74%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SPSS
1 3 (13.04%) Weka
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) PaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) AMQP
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) Big Data
1 11 (47.83%) Hadoop
2 7 (30.43%) Power BI
3 6 (26.09%) Apache Hive
3 6 (26.09%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (17.39%) Pentaho
5 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
5 3 (13.04%) HPCC
6 2 (8.70%) DocumentDB
6 2 (8.70%) HDInsight
6 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Redmine
General
1 3 (13.04%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Data Scientist
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Azure Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Insight Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) IoT Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Data Scientist
5 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) SciPy
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) NumPy
2 4 (17.39%) scikit-learn
3 3 (13.04%) JSON
3 3 (13.04%) Pandas
4 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.35%) Celery
5 1 (4.35%) Django
5 1 (4.35%) ELK Stack
5 1 (4.35%) Flask
5 1 (4.35%) JSON-LD
5 1 (4.35%) Kafka
5 1 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Algorithms
2 6 (26.09%) Statistics
2 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
3 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
4 4 (17.39%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
4 4 (17.39%) Smart Energy
5 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (8.70%) Streaming Video
6 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
6 1 (4.35%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (4.35%) Semantic Web
6 1 (4.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Analytics
2 10 (43.48%) Data Analytics
3 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
4 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (17.39%) MapReduce
7 3 (13.04%) Anomaly Detection
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) Linear Regression
7 3 (13.04%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) Operations Management
7 3 (13.04%) Predictive Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Predictive Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 2 (8.70%) 3D Visualisation
8 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (8.70%) Image Processing
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Python
1 11 (47.83%) R
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) C++
5 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.70%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) PhD
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Graphite
1 1 (4.35%) Kibana
1 1 (4.35%) logstash
1 1 (4.35%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) SAP