Period
to 25 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 105 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - +107
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 14 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.69% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Bristol median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
South West median daily rate £525 £525 £425
% change year-on-year - +23.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 1,701 1,493 1,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.92% 83.08% 84.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,142 1,001 1,072
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 42 70
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £29.54 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.90% -0.22% +17.23%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.39 £12.00
90th Percentile £68.75 £49.50 £46.05
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.07% +8.57% -5.41%

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

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Machine Learning in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 12 (85.71%) Analytics
2 10 (71.43%) Data Science
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) OLAP
3 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (57.14%) Data Modelling
3 8 (57.14%) Star Schema
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) Hadoop
3 8 (57.14%) Apache Hive
3 8 (57.14%) Data Quality
3 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Optimisation
3 8 (57.14%) Oozie
3 8 (57.14%) Apache Spark
3 8 (57.14%) Big Data
3 8 (57.14%) Kafka
3 8 (57.14%) OLAP Cube
4 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) SPSS
5 3 (21.43%) Azure Machine Learning
5 3 (21.43%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
6 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Statistics

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Apache Hive
1 8 (57.14%) Big Data
1 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 8 (57.14%) Hadoop
1 8 (57.14%) OLAP
1 8 (57.14%) OLAP Cube
1 8 (57.14%) Star Schema
2 3 (21.43%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) Semantic Layer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Data Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Hadoop Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Scientist
4 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Analytics
2 10 (71.43%) Data Science
3 8 (57.14%) Data Modelling
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Optimisation
4 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
6 2 (14.29%) Statistics
7 1 (7.14%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) Linear Programming
7 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
7 1 (7.14%) Predictive Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft