The table below looks at the statistics for Pattern Recognition skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pattern Recognition over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pattern Recognition
Rank 590 598 560
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -38
Contract jobs citing Pattern Recognition 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.002% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£700 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
42607 42090 35753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.66% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 26094 21361
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1209 1182 1111
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £52.50 £53.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Pattern Recognition
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Pattern Recognition Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Pattern Recognition
Daily Rate Trend

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

Pattern Recognition Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Pattern Recognition
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Pattern Recognition Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Pattern Recognition
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pattern Recognition within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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 3 £700 - 2
South East - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
London +5 1 £700 - 1
City of London - 1 £700 -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -

Pattern Recognition
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Pattern Recognition 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 Pattern Recognition.

1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Neural Network
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) DICOM
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (25.00%) R
3 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Teradata
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management

Pattern Recognition
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Pattern Recognition 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 Pattern Recognition. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (25.00%) Programmer
1 2 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Neural Network
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (25.00%) R
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) DICOM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Teradata