The table below looks at the statistics for Machine Learning skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Machine Learning
Rank 529 562 527
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -35
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 80 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.048% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.064% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 20 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.88% +69.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £668 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 - £263
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42637 40757 35014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.47% 74.91% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26600 25526 20864
Average daily rate £413 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1237 1168 1069
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.99 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Machine Learning
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Machine Learning within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Machine Learning Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Machine Learning
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Machine Learning within the UK.

Machine Learning Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Machine Learning
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Machine Learning Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Machine Learning
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Machine Learning within the UK.

Machine Learning Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Machine Learning
Top 20 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England +33 72 £600 +6.66% 32
North West - 38 £650 -
Cheshire - 35 £650 -
Warrington - 34 £650 -
London +6 25 £575 +2.22% 25
Leeds - 8 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire - 8 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 8 £375 - 1
City of London +17 5 £575 +4.54% 7
County Antrim - 3 £388 -
Belfast - 3 £388 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £388 -
Manchester - 2 £569 -
Newport - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £700 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £700 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 77 (77.78%) Big Data
2 75 (75.76%) Hadoop
3 65 (65.66%) R
4 64 (64.65%) Python
5 55 (55.56%) Java
6 52 (52.53%) Oracle
7 50 (50.51%) JavaScript
8 49 (49.49%) Tableau
8 49 (49.49%) Amazon AWS
8 49 (49.49%) Visualisation
9 46 (46.46%) MongoDB
9 46 (46.46%) Data Warehouse
10 45 (45.45%) Teradata
11 44 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 44 (44.44%) IaaS
11 44 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
11 44 (44.44%) StatsD
12 43 (43.43%) Citrix
13 42 (42.42%) Apigee
13 42 (42.42%) Mashery
13 42 (42.42%) Cloud Computing
14 37 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (37.37%) AngularJS
15 35 (35.35%) Node.js
15 35 (35.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 27 (27.27%) .NET
17 23 (23.23%) Statistics
18 22 (22.22%) UNIX
19 21 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (16.16%) Apache Spark

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 35 (35.35%) Node.js
2 16 (16.16%) Apache Spark
3 11 (11.11%) Apache
4 9 (9.09%) SAS
5 7 (7.07%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.03%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Weka
1 1 (1.01%) SPSS
1 1 (1.01%) Simulink
1 1 (1.01%) Stateflow
1 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 49 (49.49%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (44.44%) IaaS
3 42 (42.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) Internet
2 2 (2.02%) SNA
3 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (77.78%) Big Data
2 75 (75.76%) Hadoop
3 46 (46.46%) MongoDB
3 46 (46.46%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (14.14%) Data Mining
6 10 (10.10%) Apache Hive
7 8 (8.08%) HBase
8 7 (7.07%) MySQL
9 6 (6.06%) Text Mining
10 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
10 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
10 5 (5.05%) RDBMS
10 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (2.02%) CouchDB
12 2 (2.02%) Sqoop
12 2 (2.02%) Impala
13 1 (1.01%) OpenTSDB
13 1 (1.01%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Eclipse
1 7 (7.07%) NetBeans
2 3 (3.03%) Subversion
3 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Retail
5 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.01%) Front Office
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (39.39%) Architect
2 34 (34.34%) Technical Architect
3 25 (25.25%) Digital Architect
4 23 (23.23%) Digital Technical Architect
5 17 (17.17%) Data Scientist
6 16 (16.16%) Developer
7 15 (15.15%) Senior Architect
8 14 (14.14%) Senior Technical Architect
9 10 (10.10%) Consultant
9 10 (10.10%) Senior Digital Architect
10 9 (9.09%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
11 7 (7.07%) Scala Developer
12 6 (6.06%) Analyst
12 6 (6.06%) Software Developer
13 5 (5.05%) Software Engineer
13 5 (5.05%) Data Consultant
14 4 (4.04%) Data Analyst
14 4 (4.04%) Big Data Consultant
15 2 (2.02%) Technical Leader
15 2 (2.02%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (37.37%) AngularJS
2 35 (35.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 27 (27.27%) .NET
4 8 (8.08%) .NET Framework
5 7 (7.07%) Swing
5 7 (7.07%) JavaFX
6 5 (5.05%) JFreeChart
6 5 (5.05%) JFace
7 4 (4.04%) HTML
8 3 (3.03%) Pandas
8 3 (3.03%) Matplotlib
8 3 (3.03%) HTML5
8 3 (3.03%) NumPy
9 2 (2.02%) Lucene
9 2 (2.02%) CSS
9 2 (2.02%) Web Services
9 2 (2.02%) XML
9 2 (2.02%) D3.js
9 2 (2.02%) GraphX
10 1 (1.01%) OpenNLP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (49.49%) Visualisation
2 23 (23.23%) Statistics
3 21 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (13.13%) Algorithms
5 10 (10.10%) User Experience
6 9 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 7 (7.07%) Physics
7 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
8 5 (5.05%) Credit Risk
8 5 (5.05%) Life Science
8 5 (5.05%) Chemistry
9 4 (4.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (3.03%) Fixed Income
10 3 (3.03%) Derivative
10 3 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (3.03%) Neural Network
10 3 (3.03%) Equities
11 2 (2.02%) Reference Data
11 2 (2.02%) Social Network
11 2 (2.02%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.22%) UNIX
2 15 (15.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.14%) Analytics
3 11 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 11 (11.11%) OO
4 8 (8.08%) Data Governance
4 8 (8.08%) MapReduce
4 8 (8.08%) Web Accessibility
5 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.06%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.05%) Functional Programming
7 5 (5.05%) Knowledge Discovery
7 5 (5.05%) Statistical Modelling
7 5 (5.05%) OOP
7 5 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.04%) Logistic Regression
8 4 (4.04%) Cluster Analysis
8 4 (4.04%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.04%) Predictive Modelling
8 4 (4.04%) Linear Regression
9 3 (3.03%) Time Series Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 65 (65.66%) R
2 64 (64.65%) Python
3 55 (55.56%) Java
4 50 (50.51%) JavaScript
5 16 (16.16%) SQL
5 16 (16.16%) C++
6 14 (14.14%) Scala
7 10 (10.10%) MATLAB
8 7 (7.07%) Groovy
9 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.03%) C
10 2 (2.02%) Ruby
10 2 (2.02%) Clojure
10 2 (2.02%) Spark SQL
11 1 (1.01%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) PhD
2 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) Degree
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) DICOM
1 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) HDFS
2 2 (2.02%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 44 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
1 44 (44.44%) StatsD
2 2 (2.02%) Graphite
3 1 (1.01%) Oozie
Vendors
1 52 (52.53%) Oracle
2 49 (49.49%) Tableau
3 45 (45.45%) Teradata
4 43 (43.43%) Citrix
5 42 (42.42%) Apigee
5 42 (42.42%) Mashery
6 9 (9.09%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.02%) SAP
7 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.02%) Splunk
7 2 (2.02%) Palantir
8 1 (1.01%) Informatica
8 1 (1.01%) IBM
8 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 27 days ago