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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Machine Learning
Rank 600 601 542
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -59
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 25 15 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.027% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.035% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 43
Average daily rate
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£550 £538 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £285 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £578 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £575 £279
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +106.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00

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
46308 43027 39494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.00% 76.06% 74.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30197 26668 24243
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1250 1176 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -2 25 £550 +2.32% 22
London -4 12 £525 +5.00% 20
South East - 6 £520 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £520 - 1
City of London +4 3 £575 - 5
North West -18 3 £650 +13.04%
Yorkshire - 3 £638 - 1
Leeds - 3 £638 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £638 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £594 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £594 -

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (81.05%) Hadoop
2 74 (77.89%) Big Data
3 68 (71.58%) R
4 60 (63.16%) Python
5 59 (62.11%) Amazon AWS
6 58 (61.05%) JavaScript
6 58 (61.05%) Oracle
7 55 (57.89%) Visualisation
7 55 (57.89%) MongoDB
8 54 (56.84%) Data Warehouse
8 54 (56.84%) Teradata
8 54 (56.84%) Opscode Chef
9 53 (55.79%) StatsD
9 53 (55.79%) Cloud Computing
10 52 (54.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 52 (54.74%) Tableau
10 52 (54.74%) Citrix
10 52 (54.74%) IaaS
11 51 (53.68%) Apigee
11 51 (53.68%) Mashery
12 49 (51.58%) Java
13 44 (46.32%) Node.js
13 44 (46.32%) AngularJS
14 43 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (43.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 34 (35.79%) .NET
17 23 (24.21%) UNIX
18 21 (22.11%) Linux
19 19 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (15.79%) SQL

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 44 (46.32%) Node.js
2 7 (7.37%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.26%) Apache Pig
4 4 (4.21%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.11%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SPSS
1 1 (1.05%) Simulink
1 1 (1.05%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 59 (62.11%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (55.79%) Cloud Computing
3 52 (54.74%) IaaS
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (81.05%) Hadoop
2 74 (77.89%) Big Data
3 55 (57.89%) MongoDB
4 54 (56.84%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (54.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (11.58%) Apache Hive
7 6 (6.32%) MySQL
7 6 (6.32%) Data Mining
8 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
8 5 (5.26%) HBase
9 3 (3.16%) Text Mining
10 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
11 1 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.21%) NetBeans
2 3 (3.16%) Selenium
3 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.11%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.21%) Publishing
6 3 (3.16%) Retail
7 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (49.47%) Architect
2 39 (41.05%) Technical Architect
3 27 (28.42%) Digital Architect
4 25 (26.32%) Digital Technical Architect
5 19 (20.00%) Data Scientist
6 17 (17.89%) Senior Architect
7 16 (16.84%) Senior Technical Architect
8 12 (12.63%) Senior Digital Architect
9 11 (11.58%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
10 8 (8.42%) Developer
11 6 (6.32%) Consultant
12 5 (5.26%) Analyst
12 5 (5.26%) Data Analyst
12 5 (5.26%) Data Consultant
13 4 (4.21%) Big Data Consultant
13 4 (4.21%) Java Developer
13 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
14 2 (2.11%) Senior Manager
14 2 (2.11%) Senior Developer
14 2 (2.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (46.32%) AngularJS
2 41 (43.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 34 (35.79%) .NET
4 12 (12.63%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.21%) JavaFX
5 4 (4.21%) Swing
6 3 (3.16%) Matplotlib
6 3 (3.16%) NumPy
6 3 (3.16%) J2EE
6 3 (3.16%) Pandas
6 3 (3.16%) Spring Boot
7 2 (2.11%) JFace
7 2 (2.11%) Spring
7 2 (2.11%) JFreeChart
8 1 (1.05%) REST
8 1 (1.05%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (1.05%) D3.js
8 1 (1.05%) Kafka
8 1 (1.05%) SOAP
8 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (57.89%) Visualisation
2 19 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (15.79%) Algorithms
4 11 (11.58%) User Experience
5 9 (9.47%) Computer Science
5 9 (9.47%) Statistics
6 7 (7.37%) Credit Risk
7 4 (4.21%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (3.16%) Fixed Income
8 3 (3.16%) Equities
8 3 (3.16%) Derivative
9 2 (2.11%) Neural Network
9 2 (2.11%) Life Science
9 2 (2.11%) Physics
9 2 (2.11%) Chemistry
10 1 (1.05%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) UNIX
2 21 (22.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.74%) Data Analysis
3 12 (12.63%) Analytics
3 12 (12.63%) Mentoring
4 11 (11.58%) Web Accessibility
5 9 (9.47%) Statistical Modelling
6 6 (6.32%) MapReduce
7 5 (5.26%) Logistic Regression
7 5 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (5.26%) OO
8 4 (4.21%) Cluster Analysis
9 3 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.16%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.16%) Data Architecture
9 3 (3.16%) Deep Learning
9 3 (3.16%) CRM
9 3 (3.16%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.16%) Zachman Framework
9 3 (3.16%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 68 (71.58%) R
2 60 (63.16%) Python
3 58 (61.05%) JavaScript
4 49 (51.58%) Java
5 15 (15.79%) SQL
6 12 (12.63%) C++
7 8 (8.42%) MATLAB
8 4 (4.21%) Groovy
8 4 (4.21%) Scala
9 3 (3.16%) C
10 1 (1.05%) Perl
10 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) PhD
2 6 (6.32%) Degree
3 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) HDFS
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 54 (56.84%) Opscode Chef
2 53 (55.79%) StatsD
3 1 (1.05%) Puppet
3 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 58 (61.05%) Oracle
2 54 (56.84%) Teradata
3 52 (54.74%) Tableau
3 52 (54.74%) Citrix
4 51 (53.68%) Apigee
4 51 (53.68%) Mashery
5 10 (10.53%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.05%) VMware
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