The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Machine Learning
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 37 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.96% 1.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £650 £613
% change year-on-year -25.00% +6.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +46.66% -  

Machine Learning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 260 335 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.07% 82.31% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 207 156
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 16
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Machine Learning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in Cambridge

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Machine Learning in Cambridge

Machine Learning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Machine Learning in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Machine Learning in Cambridge

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 3 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) R
4 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Scala
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
5 1 (11.11%) XPath
5 1 (11.11%) Ontologies
5 1 (11.11%) JSON

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Power BI
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) Triplestore
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Audio Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Audio Software Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Data Scientist
1 3 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Python Software Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (11.11%) NumPy
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) scikit-learn
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 3 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Ontologies
4 1 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) RDF
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) R
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 1 (11.11%) XPath
4 1 (11.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Vertica