Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 48 32 46
Rank change year-on-year -16 +14 +23
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 12 18 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.01% 4.49% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 4.99% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 29
10th Percentile £426 £316 £402
25th Percentile £483 £353 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £469 £525
Median % change year-on-year +22.67% -10.71% -12.50%
75th Percentile £628 £552 £675
90th Percentile £690 £576 £730
East of England median daily rate £550 £400 £575
% change year-on-year +37.50% -30.43% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £75.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £50.72 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year -3.39% - -

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 489 361 993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 82.05% 90.02% 86.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 235 562
10th Percentile £153 £264 £263
25th Percentile £264 £363 £370
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £383 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year -17.30% +2.78% +5.88%
75th Percentile £499 £550 £538
90th Percentile £588 £650 £638
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 22 94
10th Percentile " £13.06 £9.98
25th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £17.13
Median % change year-on-year -12.90% -9.49% -2.14%
75th Percentile £18.75 £20.94 £47.44
90th Percentile £21.63 £47.50 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £24.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.22% +41.14% +1.04%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 9 £500 -4.76% 44
Huntingdon - 1 £700 -
Machine Learning
East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (91.67%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Docker
4 4 (33.33%) Data Science
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) Physics
5 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
5 3 (25.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (25.00%) PyTorch
6 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (16.67%) Azure
6 2 (16.67%) AWS
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) pytest
6 2 (16.67%) GraphQL
6 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) NHS
6 2 (16.67%) Electronics
6 2 (16.67%) C#

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 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (8.33%) GCP
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) BigQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Pylint
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (8.33%) Social Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Python Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modeller
3 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
4 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Head of Procurement
4 1 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) PyTorch
2 2 (16.67%) GraphQL
2 2 (16.67%) pytest
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (8.33%) Dask
3 1 (8.33%) Kafka
3 1 (8.33%) Keras
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) NumPy
3 1 (8.33%) OpenCV
3 1 (8.33%) RAML
3 1 (8.33%) React
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) scikit-learn
3 1 (8.33%) SciPy
3 1 (8.33%) Swagger
3 1 (8.33%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) 3D Printing
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Optoelectronics
2 1 (8.33%) Robotics
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (33.33%) Data Science
1 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Physics
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (8.33%) Data Acquisition
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Facial Recognition
4 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) MLOps
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Gathering
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) PhD
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Kibana
2 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) ANSYS
2 1 (8.33%) SAP