Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 110 101
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 +7
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 17 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.79% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.50% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 5
Bristol median daily rate £550 £438 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -32.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £436 £245 £515
90th Percentile £584 £523 £690
South West median daily rate £525 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +21.74% +1.47% -26.09%
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 1,811 1,588 1,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.67% 82.02% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,256 1,065 1,021
Bristol median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £278 £256 £255
90th Percentile £538 £538 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 47 68
Bristol median hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.57% -8.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £15.30 £11.90 £12.00
90th Percentile £68.00 £46.75 £46.80
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +25.76% - -15.92%

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 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Machine Learning in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 13 (76.47%) Data Science
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Analytics
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Optimisation
4 8 (47.06%) Oozie
4 8 (47.06%) Data Quality
4 8 (47.06%) Big Data
4 8 (47.06%) Kafka
4 8 (47.06%) Apache Spark
4 8 (47.06%) OLAP Cube
4 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 8 (47.06%) OLAP
4 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
4 8 (47.06%) Star Schema
4 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) Hadoop
4 8 (47.06%) Apache Hive
5 5 (29.41%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
7 3 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
8 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.76%) SPSS
8 2 (11.76%) 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 (47.06%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SPSS
2 1 (5.88%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Azure Machine Learning
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Apache Hive
1 8 (47.06%) Big Data
1 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 8 (47.06%) Hadoop
1 8 (47.06%) OLAP
1 8 (47.06%) OLAP Cube
1 8 (47.06%) Star Schema
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) webpack
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Data Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Hadoop Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.88%) Algorithm Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Python Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Kafka
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) TensorFlow
2 1 (5.88%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Data Science
2 10 (58.82%) Analytics
3 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Optimisation
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Data Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.76%) Microservices
5 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
5 2 (11.76%) Statistics
6 1 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Computer Vision
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Decision-Making
6 1 (5.88%) Linear Programming
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) Fortran
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Oozie
2 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes