Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 347 593 695
Rank change year-on-year +246 +102 +76
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 581 288 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.66% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 172 126
England median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £363 £382 £363
90th Percentile £713 £700 £700
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £550
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
England median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% -40.00% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £80.00
% change year-on-year -27.08% -40.00% -

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 73960 84933 83601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.44% 83.61% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 48840 56699 53952
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £281 £269 £261
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1863 1968 2380
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.87% +7.10%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in England

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Machine Learning in England

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning in England over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Machine Learning in England

Machine Learning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Machine Learning in England

Machine Learning
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning in England over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Machine Learning in England

Machine Learning
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 24 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
London +163 440 £550 +4.76% 170
South East +63 59 £450 +10.43% 27
Midlands +50 32 £450 +14.29% 10
South West +4 22 £585 +37.65% 17
East Midlands - 19 £425 - 2
East of England 0 16 £500 +66.67% 34
West Midlands +40 11 £450 +14.29% 8
North of England +62 9 £550 -21.43% 27
North West +35 9 £550 -21.43% 23
Machine Learning
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 308 (53.01%) Python
2 248 (42.69%) Big Data
3 216 (37.18%) Analytics
4 204 (35.11%) Apache Spark
5 198 (34.08%) Hadoop
6 177 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
7 174 (29.95%) Java
8 173 (29.78%) R
9 165 (28.40%) SQL
10 129 (22.20%) Finance
11 127 (21.86%) Scala
12 115 (19.79%) Algorithms
13 104 (17.90%) Visualisation
14 100 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
15 89 (15.32%) Degree
16 88 (15.15%) Mathematics
17 87 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
18 86 (14.80%) Computer Science
18 86 (14.80%) MongoDB
19 85 (14.63%) NoSQL
20 83 (14.29%) JavaScript
21 79 (13.60%) Business Intelligence
22 76 (13.08%) Data Visualisation
23 72 (12.39%) Apache Hive
23 72 (12.39%) Scrum
24 69 (11.88%) Artificial Intelligence
24 69 (11.88%) Software Engineering
25 68 (11.70%) Statistics
26 67 (11.53%) Microsoft Azure
26 67 (11.53%) Data Mining

Machine Learning
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 204 (35.11%) Apache Spark
2 57 (9.81%) Apache
3 46 (7.92%) SAS
4 43 (7.40%) Apache Pig
5 32 (5.51%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (3.79%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.72%) Confluence
8 9 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (1.38%) Facebook Platform
9 8 (1.38%) Jupyter
10 6 (1.03%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.86%) nginx
12 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.34%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.17%) IIS
14 1 (0.17%) IPython
14 1 (0.17%) Tornado
Applications
1 21 (3.61%) SPSS
2 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.20%) Stata
4 5 (0.86%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.52%) Weka
7 2 (0.34%) EViews
7 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.34%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.17%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.17%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.17%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.17%) Relativity
2 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 100 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (11.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.93%) Azure Machine Learning
3 17 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (2.75%) SaaS
5 14 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.72%) Amazon S3
6 10 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (1.03%) Data Lake Analytics
10 6 (1.03%) GitHub
10 6 (1.03%) PaaS
11 3 (0.52%) Akamai
11 3 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.52%) Sumo Logic
12 2 (0.34%) Responsys
12 2 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.20%) HTTP
2 3 (0.52%) Network Security
3 2 (0.34%) Internet
3 2 (0.34%) Intranet
4 1 (0.17%) AMQP
4 1 (0.17%) LDAP
4 1 (0.17%) MQTT
4 1 (0.17%) SMS
4 1 (0.17%) SNA
4 1 (0.17%) SSL
4 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (42.69%) Big Data
2 198 (34.08%) Hadoop
3 86 (14.80%) MongoDB
4 85 (14.63%) NoSQL
5 72 (12.39%) Apache Hive
6 67 (11.53%) Data Mining
7 59 (10.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 40 (6.88%) BusinessObjects
9 33 (5.68%) HBase
10 31 (5.34%) SQL Server
11 28 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (4.48%) MySQL
13 23 (3.96%) QlikView
14 22 (3.79%) Relational Database
15 18 (3.10%) Data Lake
16 17 (2.93%) Blockchain
16 17 (2.93%) Power BI
17 15 (2.58%) Neo4j
17 15 (2.58%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 38 (6.54%) JIRA
2 32 (5.51%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.24%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.20%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.86%) Selenium
6 4 (0.69%) JUnit
6 4 (0.69%) Subversion
7 3 (0.52%) Maven
7 3 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.34%) Gradle
8 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.17%) GoCD
9 1 (0.17%) gulp
9 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.17%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.17%) webpack
General
1 129 (22.20%) Finance
2 56 (9.64%) Banking
3 29 (4.99%) Marketing
4 26 (4.48%) Front Office
5 22 (3.79%) Retail
5 22 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.10%) Electronics
7 15 (2.58%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.55%) Games
10 8 (1.38%) Publishing
11 4 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.52%) Automotive
12 3 (0.52%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) Law
13 2 (0.34%) Legal
14 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 164 (28.23%) Developer
2 150 (25.82%) Data Scientist
3 57 (9.81%) Analyst
4 55 (9.47%) Architect
5 54 (9.29%) Data Engineer
6 49 (8.43%) Python Developer
7 46 (7.92%) Java Developer
8 36 (6.20%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 36 (6.20%) Scala Developer
9 35 (6.02%) Big Data Engineer
10 34 (5.85%) Big Data Developer
11 31 (5.34%) Software Engineer
12 30 (5.16%) Business Analyst
13 26 (4.48%) Senior Data Scientist
14 22 (3.79%) Consultant
15 21 (3.61%) Data Analyst
16 18 (3.10%) Machine Learning Developer
16 18 (3.10%) Machine Learning Engineer
17 17 (2.93%) Data Architect
17 17 (2.93%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.84%) Kafka
2 56 (9.64%) Natural Language Processing
3 53 (9.12%) JSON
4 45 (7.75%) REST
5 44 (7.57%) Web Services
6 37 (6.37%) HTML
7 30 (5.16%) CSS
7 30 (5.16%) D3.js
8 26 (4.48%) Django
9 24 (4.13%) TensorFlow
10 20 (3.44%) AngularJS
11 19 (3.27%) Flask
11 19 (3.27%) scikit-learn
12 17 (2.93%) .NET
12 17 (2.93%) Node.js
12 17 (2.93%) Pandas
13 15 (2.58%) Akka
13 15 (2.58%) HTML5
13 15 (2.58%) NumPy
13 15 (2.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 115 (19.79%) Algorithms
2 87 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (14.80%) Computer Science
4 29 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (3.61%) Market Risk
6 19 (3.27%) Robotics
7 17 (2.93%) Fintech
8 10 (1.72%) User Experience
9 8 (1.38%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.38%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.20%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.03%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.03%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.03%) Pharmacovigilance
12 5 (0.86%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.86%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.86%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.95%) Linux
2 31 (5.34%) Unix
3 14 (2.41%) Windows
4 4 (0.69%) Android
4 4 (0.69%) CentOS
4 4 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
4 4 (0.69%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.17%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.17%) Debian
6 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (37.18%) Analytics
2 177 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (17.90%) Visualisation
4 88 (15.15%) Mathematics
5 79 (13.60%) Business Intelligence
6 76 (13.08%) Data Visualisation
7 72 (12.39%) Scrum
8 69 (11.88%) Artificial Intelligence
8 69 (11.88%) Software Engineering
9 68 (11.70%) Statistics
10 65 (11.19%) Data Analytics
11 54 (9.29%) Data Analysis
12 49 (8.43%) Open Source
13 48 (8.26%) TDD
14 46 (7.92%) Data Modelling
15 43 (7.40%) ETL
16 41 (7.06%) Kanban
17 39 (6.71%) DevOps
17 39 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
18 38 (6.54%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 308 (53.01%) Python
2 174 (29.95%) Java
3 173 (29.78%) R
4 165 (28.40%) SQL
5 127 (21.86%) Scala
6 83 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 46 (7.92%) C#
8 35 (6.02%) MATLAB
9 31 (5.34%) C++
10 18 (3.10%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.41%) SPARQL
12 9 (1.55%) VBA
13 8 (1.38%) Go
13 8 (1.38%) Groovy
13 8 (1.38%) Perl
13 8 (1.38%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.20%) ES6
15 6 (1.03%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.03%) C
16 5 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (15.32%) Degree
2 36 (6.20%) PhD
3 27 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.72%) Master's Degree
7 8 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (1.20%) Postgraduate
9 6 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.52%) ISEB
12 1 (0.17%) CISSP
12 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.17%) PMP
12 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.30%) QA
2 15 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.20%) GxP
4 4 (0.69%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 40 (6.88%) Docker
2 23 (3.96%) Apache Flume
3 16 (2.75%) HDFS
4 4 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (3.61%) Ansible
2 12 (2.07%) Hadoop YARN
2 12 (2.07%) Mesos
3 11 (1.89%) Oozie
4 8 (1.38%) Puppet
5 7 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.20%) Terraform
6 6 (1.03%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.34%) Kibana
8 1 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.17%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 40 (6.88%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.37%) Tableau
3 28 (4.82%) SAP
4 24 (4.13%) Oracle
5 17 (2.93%) Cloudera
6 16 (2.75%) IBM
7 14 (2.41%) Google
8 10 (1.72%) Twitter
9 8 (1.38%) Facebook
9 8 (1.38%) Informatica
10 6 (1.03%) Splunk
10 6 (1.03%) Teradata
11 5 (0.86%) Alteryx
11 5 (0.86%) Hortonworks
12 4 (0.69%) Cognos
12 4 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.69%) RapidMiner
12 4 (0.69%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.69%) VMware
13 3 (0.52%) Progress
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
FRG Technology Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 17 days ago
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London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
Rate: From £39,855 to £42,651 per annum
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