Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Machine Learning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Machine Learning over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Machine Learning
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 94 102
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8 +11
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 4 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.22% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Bristol median daily rate £200 £650 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -69.23% +13.04% +76.92%
South West median daily rate £400 £625 £575
% change year-on-year -36.00% +8.70% +76.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £65.00
South West median hourly rate - - £65.00

Machine Learning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,483 1,322 1,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.90% 82.32% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 919 1,058
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -5.30%
10th Percentile £268 £250 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 50
Bristol median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.00% -24.24% -16.98%
10th Percentile £11.19 £11.25 £12.95
90th Percentile £47.25 £48.75 £52.28
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% +31.15%

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Machine Learning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in Bristol

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Machine Learning in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Machine Learning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 3 (75.00%) CMMI
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Augmented Reality
1 3 (75.00%) Trend Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Master Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) Internet of Things
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Finance

Machine Learning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Augmented Reality
1 3 (75.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) CMMI
1 3 (75.00%) Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) IT Strategy
1 3 (75.00%) Master Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix