The table below looks at the statistics for Machine Learning skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 137 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £394 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £498 £575
% change year-on-year
-14.57% -13.47%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2588 1821 1874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.13% 75.88% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1112 993
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 86 135
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Machine Learning
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Machine Learning
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Machine Learning across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Machine Learning Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Machine Learning
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Warwickshire - 3 £394 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (60.00%) Neural Network
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Monte Carlo Method
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) CESG
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Data Lake Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (40.00%) Data Lake
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) HDInsight
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) Power BI
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Development Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Development Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (60.00%) Neural Network
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) CESG
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Monte Carlo Method
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) R
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware