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 June 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.

Machine Learning
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 44 55
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11  
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.68% 0.28% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.34% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £581
% change year-on-year +11.76% -26.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 232 297 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 78.38% 82.96% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 182 265
Median daily rate £381 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £20.65 £27.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Machine Learning in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Flask
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Django
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) R
4 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (20.00%) Vertica
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Online Games
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SAS
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Games

Machine Learning
Co-occurring 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 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) Django
1 2 (40.00%) Flask
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) R
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Vertica