Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 45 76
Rank change year-on-year +26 +31 +9
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 20 45 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.37% 3.74% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.22% 4.34% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 4
Median daily rate £550 £600 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +71.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £420 £391 £300
90th Percentile £725 £743 £460
East of England median daily rate £525 £600 £450
% change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £75.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £75.00 - -

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 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 277 1,038 1,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.22% 86.21% 87.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 590 570
Median daily rate £456 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £270
90th Percentile £646 £625 £588
East of England median daily rate £435 £445 £438
% change year-on-year -2.25% +1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 105 88
Median hourly rate £19.18 £17.50 £20.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.57% -16.17% -44.33%
10th Percentile £14.05 £10.75 £12.90
90th Percentile £52.75 £50.00 £49.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% - -33.81%

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 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 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 +23 14 £538 -4.44% 26
Huntingdon +3 1 £650 -
Machine Learning
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 19 (95.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) Data Science
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Visualisation
3 11 (55.00%) Data Visualisation
4 10 (50.00%) scikit-learn
5 9 (45.00%) Pandas
5 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
6 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
6 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
6 8 (40.00%) TensorFlow
6 8 (40.00%) Keras
6 8 (40.00%) XGBoost
6 8 (40.00%) PyTorch
7 7 (35.00%) Random Forest
7 7 (35.00%) Apache Spark
7 7 (35.00%) Big Data
7 7 (35.00%) Degree
7 7 (35.00%) NumPy
7 7 (35.00%) Apache
7 7 (35.00%) Neural Network
8 6 (30.00%) Apache Hive
8 6 (30.00%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (25.00%) Java
10 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (20.00%) PhD
10 4 (20.00%) R

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 7 (35.00%) Apache
1 7 (35.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) AWS
2 3 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (15.00%) Serverless
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (10.00%) Power Platform
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Big Data
2 6 (30.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) Spotfire
4 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (10.00%) Power BI
4 2 (10.00%) Tableau
5 1 (5.00%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (5.00%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Data Scientist
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Python Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Statistician
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Statistician
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) scikit-learn
2 9 (45.00%) Pandas
3 8 (40.00%) Keras
3 8 (40.00%) PyTorch
3 8 (40.00%) TensorFlow
3 8 (40.00%) XGBoost
4 7 (35.00%) NumPy
5 3 (15.00%) Shiny
6 2 (10.00%) Matplotlib
6 2 (10.00%) Seaborn
7 1 (5.00%) Apache NiFi
7 1 (5.00%) Node.js
7 1 (5.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Data Science
2 11 (55.00%) Data Visualisation
2 11 (55.00%) Visualisation
3 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (35.00%) Neural Network
4 7 (35.00%) Random Forest
5 5 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) Biostatistics
7 3 (15.00%) Decision-Making
7 3 (15.00%) Informatics
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Statistical Computing
8 2 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (10.00%) Predictive Analytics
8 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Statistics
8 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) R
5 3 (15.00%) C
5 3 (15.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) VBA
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
3 6 (30.00%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (20.00%) PhD
5 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Kibana
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Databricks
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle