Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 171 186
Rank change year-on-year +24 +15 -
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 46 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.98% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.38% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 0
East of England median daily rate £550 £428 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.65% - -
England median daily rate £538 £546 £520
% change year-on-year -1.60% +5.05% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
East of England median hourly rate - - £37.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +73.08% -30.67% -

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 3,939 3,637 4,124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.02% 81.24% 78.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,269 2,098 2,373
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £260 £213 £240
90th Percentile £588 £544 £575
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 286 399
East of England median hourly rate £34.75 £33.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.51% +10.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.82 £13.63 £11.70
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £50.60
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 -2 25 £363 -15.09% 89
Hertfordshire +1 11 £575 +23.66% 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £580 -
Essex - 3 £550 - 4
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 28 (60.87%) Python
2 22 (47.83%) R
2 22 (47.83%) Big Data
3 19 (41.30%) Analytics
3 19 (41.30%) Mathematics
4 18 (39.13%) Hadoop
5 17 (36.96%) Apache Spark
6 15 (32.61%) Computer Science
7 14 (30.43%) Visualisation
8 13 (28.26%) Statistics
9 12 (26.09%) Algorithms
10 11 (23.91%) Mathematical Modelling
10 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (23.91%) PhD
10 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
10 11 (23.91%) Retail
11 10 (21.74%) Java
11 10 (21.74%) SQL
11 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (21.74%) Docker
12 9 (19.57%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (17.39%) Deep Learning
13 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (17.39%) Predictive Modelling
13 8 (17.39%) Predictive Analytics
13 8 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
14 7 (15.22%) Validation
14 7 (15.22%) Degree
14 7 (15.22%) Scala

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 17 (36.96%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.87%) Data Lake Analytics
4 4 (8.70%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (8.70%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (8.70%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (6.52%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
6 2 (4.35%) IaaS
6 2 (4.35%) PaaS
7 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) Big Data
2 18 (39.13%) Hadoop
3 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
4 9 (19.57%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
7 6 (13.04%) Data Lake
7 6 (13.04%) HDInsight
8 5 (10.87%) Apache Hive
8 5 (10.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 5 (10.87%) HBase
8 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (10.87%) Power BI
8 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (8.70%) Amazon QuickSight
9 4 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (8.70%) Impala
9 4 (8.70%) MySQL
9 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
10 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.52%) JIRA
1 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (23.91%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Data Scientist
2 10 (21.74%) Development Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Software Development Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Research Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Data Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Data Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Azure Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Big Data Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Big Data Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Data Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Lead Data Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) TensorFlow
2 4 (8.70%) Web Services
3 3 (6.52%) .NET
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Avro
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (4.35%) GraphX
4 2 (4.35%) Kafka
4 2 (4.35%) Keras
4 2 (4.35%) MLlib
4 2 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (4.35%) NumPy
4 2 (4.35%) Pandas
4 2 (4.35%) scikit-learn
4 2 (4.35%) Theano
5 1 (2.17%) Flask
5 1 (2.17%) GeoTools
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) React
5 1 (2.17%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Computer Science
2 12 (26.09%) Algorithms
3 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (13.04%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (4.35%) Verilog
6 2 (4.35%) VHDL
7 1 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) VMS
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Analytics
1 19 (41.30%) Mathematics
2 14 (30.43%) Visualisation
3 13 (28.26%) Statistics
4 11 (23.91%) Mathematical Modelling
5 8 (17.39%) Deep Learning
5 8 (17.39%) Predictive Analytics
5 8 (17.39%) Predictive Modelling
6 7 (15.22%) Validation
7 6 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (13.04%) Open Source
8 5 (10.87%) Business Analytics
8 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.87%) Data Analytics
8 5 (10.87%) Data Management
8 5 (10.87%) Full Text Search
8 5 (10.87%) MapReduce
9 4 (8.70%) Bayesian Methods
9 4 (8.70%) Linear Algebra
9 4 (8.70%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) Python
2 22 (47.83%) R
3 10 (21.74%) Java
3 10 (21.74%) SQL
4 7 (15.22%) Scala
5 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.52%) C
6 3 (6.52%) C++
6 3 (6.52%) U-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) F#
7 2 (4.35%) Haskell
7 2 (4.35%) OCaml
8 1 (2.17%) ES6
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) PhD
2 7 (15.22%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.52%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Apache Flume
2 2 (4.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.35%) Mesos
2 2 (4.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Tableau
3 5 (10.87%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) Altera
4 2 (4.35%) Intel
4 2 (4.35%) Xilinx
5 1 (2.17%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.17%) RapidMiner