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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Machine Learning
Rank 593 568 528
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -40
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 20 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.045% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.060% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 26
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£620 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £615 £588
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 - - -

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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 12 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 3 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
England -38 16 £650 +18.18% 38
London -22 10 £575 +6.97% 28
North West -11 5 £650 +13.04% 1
Warrington - 5 £650 -
Cheshire - 5 £650 -
City of London -10 3 £575 +4.54% 5
County Antrim - 3 £388 -
Belfast - 3 £388 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £388 -
Leeds - 1 £525 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
Yorkshire - 1 £525 -

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 70 (76.92%) Big Data
2 69 (75.82%) Hadoop
3 68 (74.73%) R
4 57 (62.64%) Python
5 55 (60.44%) Oracle
6 52 (57.14%) JavaScript
7 51 (56.04%) Visualisation
7 51 (56.04%) Amazon AWS
7 51 (56.04%) Tableau
8 49 (53.85%) MongoDB
8 49 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (53.85%) Java
9 48 (52.75%) Teradata
10 47 (51.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 47 (51.65%) IaaS
10 47 (51.65%) Opscode Chef
10 47 (51.65%) StatsD
11 46 (50.55%) Citrix
12 45 (49.45%) Apigee
12 45 (49.45%) Mashery
13 44 (48.35%) Cloud Computing
14 37 (40.66%) AngularJS
15 36 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (38.46%) Node.js
16 35 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 29 (31.87%) .NET
18 21 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (23.08%) UNIX
19 16 (17.58%) Finance
20 15 (16.48%) Linux

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (38.46%) Node.js
2 9 (9.89%) SAS
3 8 (8.79%) Apache Spark
4 6 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.30%) Apache
5 3 (3.30%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Office
1 1 (1.10%) SPSS
1 1 (1.10%) Simulink
1 1 (1.10%) Stateflow
1 1 (1.10%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 51 (56.04%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (51.65%) IaaS
3 44 (48.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (76.92%) Big Data
2 69 (75.82%) Hadoop
3 49 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (53.85%) MongoDB
4 47 (51.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (13.19%) Data Mining
6 10 (10.99%) Apache Hive
7 8 (8.79%) HBase
8 7 (7.69%) MySQL
9 5 (5.49%) RDBMS
9 5 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (5.49%) Text Mining
9 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
9 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.20%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (2.20%) Impala
10 2 (2.20%) Sqoop
10 2 (2.20%) CouchDB
11 1 (1.10%) Pentaho
11 1 (1.10%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 7 (7.69%) NetBeans
2 3 (3.30%) Subversion
3 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Front Office
5 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (42.86%) Architect
2 35 (38.46%) Technical Architect
3 25 (27.47%) Digital Architect
4 23 (25.27%) Digital Technical Architect
5 17 (18.68%) Data Scientist
6 15 (16.48%) Senior Architect
7 14 (15.38%) Senior Technical Architect
8 12 (13.19%) Developer
9 10 (10.99%) Senior Digital Architect
10 9 (9.89%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
11 6 (6.59%) Consultant
11 6 (6.59%) Software Developer
12 5 (5.49%) Data Consultant
13 4 (4.40%) Big Data Consultant
13 4 (4.40%) Analyst
13 4 (4.40%) Data Analyst
14 3 (3.30%) Software Engineer
14 3 (3.30%) Scala Developer
15 2 (2.20%) Hadoop Developer
15 2 (2.20%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (40.66%) AngularJS
2 35 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 29 (31.87%) .NET
4 7 (7.69%) Swing
4 7 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 7 (7.69%) JavaFX
5 5 (5.49%) JFace
5 5 (5.49%) JFreeChart
6 3 (3.30%) Pandas
6 3 (3.30%) Matplotlib
6 3 (3.30%) NumPy
6 3 (3.30%) HTML
7 2 (2.20%) Lucene
7 2 (2.20%) XML
7 2 (2.20%) HTML5
7 2 (2.20%) D3.js
7 2 (2.20%) GraphX
8 1 (1.10%) OpenNLP
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Avro
8 1 (1.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 51 (56.04%) Visualisation
2 21 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (15.38%) Statistics
4 11 (12.09%) Algorithms
5 10 (10.99%) User Experience
5 10 (10.99%) Mathematics
6 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
6 6 (6.59%) Physics
6 6 (6.59%) Credit Risk
7 5 (5.49%) Chemistry
7 5 (5.49%) Life Science
8 4 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (3.30%) Fixed Income
9 3 (3.30%) Equities
9 3 (3.30%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (3.30%) Neural Network
9 3 (3.30%) Derivative
10 2 (2.20%) Hedge funds
10 2 (2.20%) Social Network
10 2 (2.20%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) UNIX
2 15 (16.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.29%) Analytics
3 12 (13.19%) Data Analysis
4 10 (10.99%) OO
5 8 (8.79%) Web Accessibility
5 8 (8.79%) MapReduce
5 8 (8.79%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.49%) Functional Programming
6 5 (5.49%) Knowledge Discovery
6 5 (5.49%) Statistical Modelling
6 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.49%) OOP
7 4 (4.40%) Logistic Regression
7 4 (4.40%) Cluster Analysis
7 4 (4.40%) Predictive Modelling
7 4 (4.40%) Linear Regression
7 4 (4.40%) SDLC
8 3 (3.30%) Time Series Forecasting
8 3 (3.30%) Deep Learning
8 3 (3.30%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (74.73%) R
2 57 (62.64%) Python
3 52 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 49 (53.85%) Java
5 15 (16.48%) C++
6 14 (15.38%) SQL
7 10 (10.99%) MATLAB
8 7 (7.69%) Groovy
9 6 (6.59%) Scala
10 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.30%) C
11 2 (2.20%) Clojure
11 2 (2.20%) Ruby
11 2 (2.20%) Spark SQL
12 1 (1.10%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) PhD
2 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) HDFS
2 2 (2.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 47 (51.65%) Opscode Chef
1 47 (51.65%) StatsD
2 2 (2.20%) Graphite
3 1 (1.10%) Oozie
Vendors
1 55 (60.44%) Oracle
2 51 (56.04%) Tableau
3 48 (52.75%) Teradata
4 46 (50.55%) Citrix
5 45 (49.45%) Apigee
5 45 (49.45%) Mashery
6 10 (10.99%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.20%) Palantir
7 2 (2.20%) Splunk
7 2 (2.20%) SAP
8 1 (1.10%) IBM
8 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.10%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.10%) Informatica
8 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
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