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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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 97 97 87
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 +53
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 42 21 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.69% 1.09% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.28% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 19
10th Percentile £403 £422 £344
25th Percentile £408 £483 £391
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £521 £413
Median % change year-on-year +5.52% +26.21% -24.91%
75th Percentile £654 £538 £538
90th Percentile £809 £644 £541
England median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
10th Percentile - £50.07 £48.25
25th Percentile - £50.18 £49.38
Median hourly rate - £50.36 £52.50
Median % change year-on-year - -4.08% -
75th Percentile - £50.54 £64.38
90th Percentile - £50.65 £70.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +80.00% -58.33% +22.12%

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 2,087 1,643 1,708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.75% 85.35% 82.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,259 923 1,053
10th Percentile £210 £158 £250
25th Percentile £363 £296 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £588 £526 £525
90th Percentile £675 £600 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £477
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.73% +0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 199 87
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £12.80
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.50 £22.82
Median % change year-on-year +29.73% -18.93% +30.40%
75th Percentile £52.81 £35.60 £48.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.50 £59.30
England median hourly rate £28.00 £24.33 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.11% +8.11% -2.17%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Cambridgeshire -16 18 £470 -9.18% 45
Hertfordshire +5 16 £798 +51.90% 12
Essex -4 3 £493 - 2
Suffolk - 3 £550 - 1
Bedfordshire -12 2 - -
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 23 (54.76%) Python
2 19 (45.24%) Analytics
3 15 (35.71%) AWS
4 14 (33.33%) Agile
4 14 (33.33%) Data Science
5 13 (30.95%) Visualisation
5 13 (30.95%) Data Visualisation
5 13 (30.95%) Mathematics
6 12 (28.57%) Validation
6 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (26.19%) R
7 11 (26.19%) Azure
8 10 (23.81%) CI/CD
9 9 (21.43%) Shiny
9 9 (21.43%) Apache Spark
9 9 (21.43%) C++
10 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (19.05%) Big Data
10 8 (19.05%) Statistics
10 8 (19.05%) DevOps
10 8 (19.05%) Serverless
11 7 (16.67%) Data Munging
11 7 (16.67%) Data Engineering
11 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 7 (16.67%) Degree
11 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
11 7 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
11 7 (16.67%) Unix
11 7 (16.67%) Linux

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 9 (21.43%) Apache Spark
2 5 (11.90%) Jupyter
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (2.38%) SAS
4 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) AWS
2 11 (26.19%) Azure
3 8 (19.05%) Serverless
4 6 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (11.90%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (11.90%) Amazon SageMaker
5 5 (11.90%) Snowflake
6 4 (9.52%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 4 (9.52%) Azure Service Bus
6 4 (9.52%) Power Platform
7 3 (7.14%) Azure Monitor
8 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.38%) AWS Step Functions
8 1 (2.38%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (2.38%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (2.38%) GCP
8 1 (2.38%) GitHub
8 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Big Data
1 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.90%) Triplestore
4 4 (9.52%) Power BI
4 4 (9.52%) Spotfire
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.76%) Data Lake
6 2 (4.76%) Metadata
6 2 (4.76%) Parquet
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon QuickSight
7 1 (2.38%) Delta Lake
7 1 (2.38%) MySQL
7 1 (2.38%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.38%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.38%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.38%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.38%) GitLab
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) MLflow
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (14.29%) Social Skills
3 5 (11.90%) Retail
4 4 (9.52%) Finance
4 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
5 3 (7.14%) Public Sector
6 2 (4.76%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (4.76%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.38%) Games
7 1 (2.38%) Legal
7 1 (2.38%) Marketing
7 1 (2.38%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Architect
1 8 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Data Scientist
2 7 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Digital Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Python Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Data Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Quantitative Developer
5 3 (7.14%) R Developer
6 2 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.76%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Shiny
2 6 (14.29%) Pandas
3 5 (11.90%) Kafka
3 5 (11.90%) NLTK
3 5 (11.90%) NumPy
3 5 (11.90%) SciPy
3 5 (11.90%) TensorFlow
4 4 (9.52%) .NET
5 3 (7.14%) PySpark
6 2 (4.76%) HTML
7 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.38%) Dask
7 1 (2.38%) HTML5
7 1 (2.38%) JSON
7 1 (2.38%) React
7 1 (2.38%) scikit-learn
7 1 (2.38%) Sphinx
7 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 5 (11.90%) IoT
3 4 (9.52%) Cloud Native
3 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.76%) User Experience
5 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.38%) Biotechnology
6 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.38%) Life Science
6 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
1 7 (16.67%) Unix
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) CentOS
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Analytics
2 14 (33.33%) Agile
2 14 (33.33%) Data Science
3 13 (30.95%) Data Visualisation
3 13 (30.95%) Mathematics
3 13 (30.95%) Visualisation
4 12 (28.57%) Validation
5 10 (23.81%) CI/CD
6 8 (19.05%) DevOps
6 8 (19.05%) Statistics
7 7 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 7 (16.67%) Data Engineering
7 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 7 (16.67%) Data Munging
8 6 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
8 6 (14.29%) Data Analytics
8 6 (14.29%) Microservices
8 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Python
2 11 (26.19%) R
3 9 (21.43%) C++
4 6 (14.29%) C
5 4 (9.52%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) VBA
6 3 (7.14%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) SQL
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.38%) Bash
8 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) PhD
3 1 (2.38%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.38%) GDPR
3 1 (2.38%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Grafana
2 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Splunk
2 4 (9.52%) AppDynamics
2 4 (9.52%) Cloudera
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.38%) Ahrefs
4 1 (2.38%) Databricks
4 1 (2.38%) Facebook
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Informatica
4 1 (2.38%) Instagram
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat