Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 51 83
Rank change year-on-year -1 +32 -
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.42% 1.27% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.53% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.79% +1.54% -
10th Percentile £413 £315 £211
90th Percentile £448 £575 £449
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £330 £450
% change year-on-year +28.79% -26.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cambridge median hourly rate - - £65.00
Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 595 523 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 84.28% 82.88% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 263 535
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £216 £238 £262
90th Percentile £570 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 59 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -3.54% +41.36%
10th Percentile £16.82 £14.63 £14.18
90th Percentile £53.13 £50.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +6.67% +111.27% -35.45%

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 (60.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Full Text Search
3 4 (40.00%) Bayesian Methods
3 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (40.00%) Linear Algebra
3 4 (40.00%) R
3 4 (40.00%) Neural Network
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Statistics
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (20.00%) Big Data
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
5 2 (20.00%) Cluster Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) NumPy
5 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) PhD
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

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 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Data Lake Analytics
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
1 2 (20.00%) Data Lake
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) HDInsight
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) Power BI
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Data Scientist
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Research Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Keras
1 2 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (20.00%) NumPy
1 2 (20.00%) Pandas
1 2 (20.00%) scikit-learn
1 2 (20.00%) TensorFlow
1 2 (20.00%) Theano
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Django
2 1 (10.00%) Flask
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Full Text Search
1 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Bayesian Methods
2 4 (40.00%) Linear Algebra
2 4 (40.00%) Neural Network
2 4 (40.00%) Statistics
3 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) ANOVA
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Cluster Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Linear Regression
4 2 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Computational Biology
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) R
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) PhD
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP