Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 37 45
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 +12
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 14 27 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.23% 3.76% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 4.30% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 19
10th Percentile £438 £328 £423
25th Percentile £500 £365 £433
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £518 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +3.50% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £688 £538 £613
90th Percentile £725 £618 £675
East of England median daily rate £518 £419 £538
% change year-on-year +23.51% -22.05% -2.27%

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 349 628 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.60% 87.34% 85.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 389 473
10th Percentile £202 £250 £263
25th Percentile £306 £363 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £460 £450
Median % change year-on-year -10.33% +2.22% +5.88%
75th Percentile £500 £538 £538
90th Percentile £579 £615 £625
East of England median daily rate £425 £435 £450
% change year-on-year -2.30% -3.33% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 75 87
10th Percentile " £13.24 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.25 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% -25.00%
75th Percentile £18.75 £46.00 £43.75
90th Percentile £23.35 £48.90 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -1.41%

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in Cambridgeshire

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Machine Learning in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Machine Learning in Cambridgeshire

Machine Learning
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Machine Learning in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Machine Learning in Cambridgeshire

Machine Learning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Machine Learning in Cambridgeshire.

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 23 April 2021. 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 11 £500 -2.91% 25
Huntingdon - 3 £700 -
Machine Learning
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 11 (78.57%) Python
2 10 (71.43%) Data Science
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Docker
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
4 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 4 (28.57%) Unix
5 4 (28.57%) OOP
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (28.57%) Software Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) Keras
6 3 (21.43%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (21.43%) TensorFlow
6 3 (21.43%) Apache NiFi
6 3 (21.43%) PyTorch
6 3 (21.43%) Requirements Gathering
6 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (21.43%) Analytics
6 3 (21.43%) Azure
6 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
6 3 (21.43%) scikit-learn
6 3 (21.43%) Kibana
6 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
6 3 (21.43%) Apache

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 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Power Platform
3 1 (7.14%) AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.14%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (14.29%) Power BI
2 2 (14.29%) Tableau
2 2 (14.29%) Text Mining
3 1 (7.14%) BigQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Redis
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Data Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Data Scientist
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Community Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modeller
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Apache NiFi
1 3 (21.43%) Keras
1 3 (21.43%) PyTorch
1 3 (21.43%) scikit-learn
1 3 (21.43%) TensorFlow
2 1 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (7.14%) Kafka
2 1 (7.14%) pytest
2 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Data Science
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
4 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 4 (28.57%) OOP
4 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Requirements Gathering
6 2 (14.29%) Active Listening
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (14.29%) DNA
6 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Kibana
1 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft