Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 110 66 113
Rank change year-on-year -44 +47 +53
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 35 29 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.41% 2.04% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 2.46% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 29
10th Percentile £313 £296 £388
25th Percentile £413 £425 £407
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £500 £580
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% -13.79% +30.34%
75th Percentile £500 £675 £625
90th Percentile £809 £725 £675
England median daily rate £563 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% -

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,003 1,180 2,993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 80.77% 82.87% 83.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,156 687 1,817
10th Percentile £188 £200 £206
25th Percentile £341 £310 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% - -4.49%
75th Percentile £550 £518 £513
90th Percentile £638 £588 £600
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 119 192
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £32.50 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year -50.77% +83.10% -1.31%
75th Percentile £39.50 £45.75 £46.00
90th Percentile £56.20 £50.00 £49.95
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.79 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.68% +27.57% -3.49%

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Machine Learning as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for Machine Learning in the East of England

Machine Learning
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Machine Learning in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Machine Learning in the East of England

Machine Learning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend 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 18 January 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
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 11 £425 -
Hertfordshire -19 10 £798 +77.22% 13
Cambridgeshire -40 9 £205 -60.95% 33
Essex -13 3 £475 +280.00% 3
Bedfordshire -16 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £435 -
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 22 (62.86%) Python
2 20 (57.14%) DevOps
3 18 (51.43%) Artificial Intelligence
4 16 (45.71%) AWS
5 13 (37.14%) Cloud Native
6 12 (34.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
7 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
7 11 (31.43%) Bash
7 11 (31.43%) AWS Certification
8 10 (28.57%) Azure
8 10 (28.57%) Project Delivery
9 9 (25.71%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (25.71%) Serverless
9 9 (25.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (25.71%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (22.86%) Finance
11 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (20.00%) Big Data
11 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
12 6 (17.14%) Power Platform
12 6 (17.14%) Data Science
12 6 (17.14%) Power BI
12 6 (17.14%) Analytics
12 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
12 6 (17.14%) .NET
13 5 (14.29%) Oracle
13 5 (14.29%) SQL
13 5 (14.29%) C#
13 5 (14.29%) Migration

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 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.86%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) AWS
2 12 (34.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (28.57%) Azure
4 9 (25.71%) Amazon SQS
4 9 (25.71%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (25.71%) Serverless
5 6 (17.14%) Power Platform
6 4 (11.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 4 (11.43%) Azure Service Bus
7 2 (5.71%) GCP
8 1 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (2.86%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (20.00%) Big Data
3 6 (17.14%) Power BI
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
4 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.71%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
6 2 (5.71%) QlikView
6 2 (5.71%) SAP HANA
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2017
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.71%) Tableau
7 1 (2.86%) Data Lake
7 1 (2.86%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.86%) Gerrit
2 1 (2.86%) GitLab
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) MLflow
2 1 (2.86%) Pylint
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Electronics
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Social Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) AWS Engineer
1 11 (31.43%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Azure Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Angular Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Chief Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Chief Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Cutover Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Data Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Cutover Manager
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) CSS3
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) HTML5
2 2 (5.71%) JSON
2 2 (5.71%) MDX
2 2 (5.71%) NumPy
2 2 (5.71%) Pandas
2 2 (5.71%) PyTorch
2 2 (5.71%) RESTful
2 2 (5.71%) Sass
2 2 (5.71%) scikit-learn
3 1 (2.86%) Dask
3 1 (2.86%) Keras
3 1 (2.86%) PySpark
3 1 (2.86%) pytest
3 1 (2.86%) SciPy
3 1 (2.86%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Cloud Native
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) 3D Printing
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Optoelectronics
3 1 (2.86%) Robotics
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) DevOps
2 18 (51.43%) Artificial Intelligence
3 10 (28.57%) Project Delivery
4 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 6 (17.14%) Analytics
5 6 (17.14%) Data Science
6 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) Microservices
6 5 (14.29%) Migration
6 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 4 (11.43%) Blue-Green Deployment
7 4 (11.43%) BPMN
7 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.57%) Data Pipeline
8 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
9 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.71%) Physics
9 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.71%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Python
2 11 (31.43%) Bash
2 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.29%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.71%) Terraform
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Cloudera
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.86%) ANSYS
5 1 (2.86%) Databricks
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft