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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 21 May 2022 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 131 97 90
Rank change year-on-year -34 -7 -12
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 57 61 68
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.35% 2.14% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.34% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 56
10th Percentile £388 £343 £413
25th Percentile £525 £513 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £600 £550
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
75th Percentile £700 £634 £626
90th Percentile £775 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £600 £600 £550
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £18.50 - £24.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £25.00
75th Percentile £30.06 - £25.50
90th Percentile £49.08 - -
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 - £25.00
% change year-on-year - - -49.11%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,869 2,606 2,817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.34% 91.37% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,927 1,899 2,091
10th Percentile £388 £338 £331
25th Percentile £475 £431 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% -2.38%
75th Percentile £688 £626 £602
90th Percentile £775 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 27 50
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £12.19 £14.41
Median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £24.06
Median % change year-on-year +80.00% -6.48% +21.82%
75th Percentile £55.25 £28.38 £39.13
90th Percentile £64.45 £39.55 £52.33
Central London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £24.31
% change year-on-year +102.50% -17.73% +21.55%

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Machine Learning as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in the City of London

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Machine Learning in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Machine Learning in the City of London

Machine Learning
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Machine Learning in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Machine Learning in the City of London

Machine Learning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Machine Learning in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Machine Learning in the City of London

Machine Learning
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Machine Learning in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Machine Learning in the City of London

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Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge +2 1 £825 +37.50% 1
Machine Learning
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 28 (49.12%) Data Science
2 23 (40.35%) Python
2 23 (40.35%) Artificial Intelligence
3 21 (36.84%) AWS
4 16 (28.07%) Finance
5 15 (26.32%) Agile
5 15 (26.32%) Analytics
6 12 (21.05%) Social Skills
7 11 (19.30%) Azure
7 11 (19.30%) DevOps
7 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
8 10 (17.54%) JIRA
8 10 (17.54%) Algorithms
8 10 (17.54%) TensorFlow
9 9 (15.79%) User Experience
9 9 (15.79%) Docker
9 9 (15.79%) UX Design
9 9 (15.79%) Degree
9 9 (15.79%) Natural Language Processing
9 9 (15.79%) CI/CD
10 8 (14.04%) Accessibility
10 8 (14.04%) User Research
10 8 (14.04%) Big Data
10 8 (14.04%) Confluence
10 8 (14.04%) SQL
10 8 (14.04%) Fintech
10 8 (14.04%) Computer Vision
10 8 (14.04%) Amazon SageMaker
11 7 (12.28%) Strategic Thinking
11 7 (12.28%) Figma

Machine Learning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (14.04%) Confluence
2 7 (12.28%) Apache Spark
3 5 (8.77%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (7.02%) CMS
5 3 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.26%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.84%) AWS
2 11 (19.30%) Azure
3 8 (14.04%) Amazon SageMaker
4 7 (12.28%) Figma
5 6 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (10.53%) Miro
5 6 (10.53%) Serverless
6 5 (8.77%) SaaS
7 4 (7.02%) Amazon S3
7 4 (7.02%) AWS CodeBuild
7 4 (7.02%) AWS Fargate
7 4 (7.02%) AWS Step Functions
7 4 (7.02%) dbt
7 4 (7.02%) GitHub
8 3 (5.26%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (5.26%) GCP
9 2 (3.51%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (1.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) SSH
1 1 (1.75%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) Big Data
2 7 (12.28%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.26%) Apache Hive
3 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.51%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.75%) Parquet
5 1 (1.75%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.75%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) JIRA
2 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) Grunt
3 2 (3.51%) gulp
3 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.51%) PhantomJS
3 2 (3.51%) webpack
4 1 (1.75%) Deequ
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Social Skills
3 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 2 (3.51%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.75%) Front Office
6 1 (1.75%) Games
6 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.75%) Publishing
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Data Scientist
2 9 (15.79%) Designer
3 7 (12.28%) Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Senior Designer
3 7 (12.28%) Senior UI Designer
3 7 (12.28%) Senior UI/UX Designer
3 7 (12.28%) Senior UX Designer
3 7 (12.28%) UI Designer
3 7 (12.28%) UI/UX Designer
3 7 (12.28%) UX Designer
4 5 (8.77%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Data Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Data Scientist
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Scrum Master
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) TensorFlow
2 7 (12.28%) HTML
2 7 (12.28%) PyTorch
3 6 (10.53%) Pandas
4 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
4 5 (8.77%) CSS
4 5 (8.77%) Flask
4 5 (8.77%) React
4 5 (8.77%) scikit-learn
5 4 (7.02%) HTML5
5 4 (7.02%) Matplotlib
5 4 (7.02%) pytest
5 4 (7.02%) Sass
6 3 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (5.26%) Vue.js
7 2 (3.51%) CSS3
7 2 (3.51%) Jest
7 2 (3.51%) Laravel
7 2 (3.51%) NumPy
7 2 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Algorithms
2 9 (15.79%) User Experience
3 4 (7.02%) Social Media
4 2 (3.51%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.51%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.75%) Blog
5 1 (1.75%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.75%) Derivative
5 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Data Science
2 23 (40.35%) Artificial Intelligence
3 15 (26.32%) Agile
3 15 (26.32%) Analytics
4 11 (19.30%) DevOps
5 9 (15.79%) CI/CD
5 9 (15.79%) Natural Language Processing
5 9 (15.79%) UX Design
6 8 (14.04%) Computer Vision
6 8 (14.04%) Fintech
6 8 (14.04%) User Research
7 7 (12.28%) Data Analysis
7 7 (12.28%) Deep Learning
7 7 (12.28%) Statistics
7 7 (12.28%) Strategic Thinking
7 7 (12.28%) TDD
7 7 (12.28%) UX Research
8 6 (10.53%) Asset Management
8 6 (10.53%) Clean Code
8 6 (10.53%) Data Pipeline
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) Python
2 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.04%) SQL
4 7 (12.28%) R
5 5 (8.77%) Java
6 4 (7.02%) Scala
7 3 (5.26%) Ruby
8 2 (3.51%) Bash
8 2 (3.51%) C++
8 2 (3.51%) ES6
8 2 (3.51%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) C
9 1 (1.75%) C#
9 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) PhD
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) Accessibility
2 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.75%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.75%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Terraform
2 3 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle
2 1 (1.75%) Google
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft