Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 July 2017 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 186 204
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18 +7
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 16 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 3
East of England median daily rate £500 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £423 £300 £235
90th Percentile £575 £300 £509
England median daily rate £500 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +0.05% -9.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
East of England median hourly rate - £37.50 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% -40.63% -

Machine Learning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3907 4175 4714
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 83.73% 80.46% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2324 2464 2778
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £232 £250 £220
90th Percentile £575 £552 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 281 343
East of England median hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.56% -2.17% -16.36%
10th Percentile £12.26 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.60 £47.50 £44.35
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year - +15.53% +5.56%

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Machine Learning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in the East of England

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Machine Learning in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Machine Learning in the East of England

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Machine Learning in the East of England

Machine Learning
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £463 - 27
Hertfordshire -1 5 £500 +66.67% 3
Norfolk - 3 £475 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £438 -
Essex - 1 - -
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Machine Learning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 8 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) Analytics
3 6 (37.50%) Data Analytics
4 5 (31.25%) R
4 5 (31.25%) Data Mining
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) SIEM
5 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (18.75%) Incapsula
6 3 (18.75%) Malware Reverse Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (18.75%) Akamai
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 3 (18.75%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Imperva
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS

Machine Learning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) GNU Octave
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Akamai
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Sumo Logic
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Data Mining
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) HBase
4 1 (6.25%) Impala
4 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Data Scientist
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Architect
2 1 (6.25%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Scientist
2 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) Django
2 2 (12.50%) Flask
2 2 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (12.50%) Serverless Framework
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) Kafka
3 1 (6.25%) Keras
3 1 (6.25%) MXNet
3 1 (6.25%) NumPy
3 1 (6.25%) scikit-learn
3 1 (6.25%) SciPy
3 1 (6.25%) TensorFlow
3 1 (6.25%) Theano
3 1 (6.25%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Analytics
2 6 (37.50%) Data Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) SIEM
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
4 3 (18.75%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Neural Network
5 2 (12.50%) Statistics
6 1 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) R
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (12.50%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) VBA
6 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Imperva
1 3 (18.75%) Incapsula
2 1 (6.25%) Blue Prism
2 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) Teradata