Period
to 24 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 24 January 2020 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 55 70
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15 +1
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 39 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.69% 2.53% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 2.91% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 10
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £600 £445 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.83% +22.59% -15.09%
10th Percentile £388 £330 £234
90th Percentile £675 £648 £600
East of England median daily rate £565 £445 £550
% change year-on-year +26.97% -19.09% +28.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 913 928 1,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.46% 86.81% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 508 566
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £448 £430 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.07% +9.90% +4.33%
10th Percentile £250 £266 £257
90th Percentile £616 £591 £563
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 68 104
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.00 £22.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.88% -43.13% +17.65%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.80
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £33.17
% change year-on-year -5.26% -42.71% +2.05%

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in Cambridgeshire

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Machine Learning in Cambridgeshire

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Machine Learning in Cambridgeshire

Machine Learning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Machine Learning in Cambridgeshire

Machine Learning
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 29 £538 +20.79% 49
Huntingdon - 2 £544 -
Peterborough - 1 £700 -
Machine Learning
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 31 (79.49%) Python
2 27 (69.23%) Data Science
3 22 (56.41%) Artificial Intelligence
4 18 (46.15%) Algorithms
5 14 (35.90%) Docker
5 14 (35.90%) R
6 12 (30.77%) AWS
6 12 (30.77%) Analytics
7 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (28.21%) SQL
8 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
9 9 (23.08%) Deep Learning
9 9 (23.08%) Kubernetes
10 8 (20.51%) Jupyter
10 8 (20.51%) Hadoop
10 8 (20.51%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (20.51%) Degree
11 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
11 7 (17.95%) Data Engineering
11 7 (17.95%) Microservices
12 6 (15.38%) Pandas
12 6 (15.38%) TensorFlow
12 6 (15.38%) Flask
12 6 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (15.38%) Amazon S3
12 6 (15.38%) Azure
12 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
12 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
12 6 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
12 6 (15.38%) Statistics

Machine Learning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (20.51%) Jupyter
2 5 (12.82%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.13%) SAS
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) AWS
2 8 (20.51%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon SageMaker
3 6 (15.38%) Azure
4 4 (10.26%) Serverless
5 2 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Hadoop
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon Athena
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Gerrit
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.82%) Games
2 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Data Engineer
1 10 (25.64%) Data Scientist
2 6 (15.38%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 4 (10.26%) Data Analytics Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Data Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Data Science Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Games Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Data Science Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Flask
1 6 (15.38%) Pandas
1 6 (15.38%) TensorFlow
2 4 (10.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (10.26%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (7.69%) OpenCV
3 3 (7.69%) PyTorch
4 2 (5.13%) D3.js
4 2 (5.13%) Django
4 2 (5.13%) Keras
4 2 (5.13%) scikit-learn
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) React
5 1 (2.56%) Vue.js
5 1 (2.56%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 18 (46.15%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) CUDA
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Home Automation
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Data Science
2 22 (56.41%) Artificial Intelligence
3 12 (30.77%) Analytics
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
6 9 (23.08%) Deep Learning
7 7 (17.95%) Data Engineering
7 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
7 7 (17.95%) Microservices
8 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
8 6 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (15.38%) Statistics
9 5 (12.82%) DevOps
10 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.26%) Game Development
10 4 (10.26%) Operations Research
10 4 (10.26%) Predictive Modelling
10 4 (10.26%) Scrum
10 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) Python
2 14 (35.90%) R
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) C++
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 5 (12.82%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) C
7 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.56%) Scala
8 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) PhD
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) GxP
1 4 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) Hortonworks
2 1 (2.56%) Tableau