Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 41 58
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17 +18
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 28 38 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.94% 3.63% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.54% 4.27% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 12
Median daily rate £505 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +13.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £334 £408 £256
90th Percentile £606 £675 £625
East of England median daily rate £419 £538 £550
% change year-on-year -22.05% -2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £75.00 - £28.00
East of England median hourly rate £52.50 - £28.00

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 505 890 915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 89.07% 85.09% 87.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 506 437
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £575
East of England median daily rate £445 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -1.11% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 95 87
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% -37.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £48.50
Median hourly rate £20.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.50% - -46.97%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +17 25 £525 +16.67% 21
Peterborough - 1 £400 - 1
Machine Learning
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 27 (96.43%) Python
2 15 (53.57%) Data Science
3 12 (42.86%) Artificial Intelligence
4 11 (39.29%) AWS
5 10 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (32.14%) C++
7 8 (28.57%) Java
7 8 (28.57%) Analytics
8 7 (25.00%) Azure
8 7 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (25.00%) Visualisation
8 7 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
8 7 (25.00%) Docker
8 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) Kubernetes
9 6 (21.43%) Data Engineering
9 6 (21.43%) Amazon S3
9 6 (21.43%) R
9 6 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (21.43%) Serverless
9 6 (21.43%) Amazon Athena
9 6 (21.43%) Amazon SageMaker
10 5 (17.86%) Reinforcement Learning
10 5 (17.86%) Deep Learning
10 5 (17.86%) PhD
10 5 (17.86%) Games
11 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.29%) Mathematics

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 (10.71%) Apache Spark
1 3 (10.71%) SAS
2 2 (7.14%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) AWS
2 10 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (25.00%) Azure
4 6 (21.43%) Amazon S3
4 6 (21.43%) Amazon SageMaker
4 6 (21.43%) Serverless
5 4 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (7.14%) Power Platform
7 1 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon Athena
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.71%) Spotfire
4 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.14%) Power BI
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.86%) Games
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Data Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Data Scientist
4 4 (14.29%) Data Analytics Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Data Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Development Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Python Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) C++ Games Developer
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Python Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) React Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Data Scientist
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Statistician
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) scikit-learn
1 3 (10.71%) Shiny
1 3 (10.71%) TensorFlow
2 2 (7.14%) Matplotlib
2 2 (7.14%) OpenCV
2 2 (7.14%) Pandas
2 2 (7.14%) PyTorch
2 2 (7.14%) Seaborn
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) D3.js
3 1 (3.57%) Django
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) Keras
3 1 (3.57%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Data Science
2 12 (42.86%) Artificial Intelligence
3 8 (28.57%) Analytics
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 7 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 7 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 6 (21.43%) Data Engineering
6 5 (17.86%) Deep Learning
6 5 (17.86%) Reinforcement Learning
7 4 (14.29%) Game Development
7 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.71%) Biostatistics
8 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Informatics
8 3 (10.71%) Predictive Analytics
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Python
2 9 (32.14%) C++
3 8 (28.57%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) R
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) C
5 3 (10.71%) VBA
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) PhD
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Tableau
2 2 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Databricks
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) SAP