Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 February 2019 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 82 83
Rank change year-on-year -23 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 4 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.27% 0.76% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.87% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £433 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% - -
Scotland median daily rate £475 £413 -
% change year-on-year +15.15% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,328 1,037 912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.36% 87.44% 85.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 613 472
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £260 £213
90th Percentile £550 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 17
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.88 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.02% +14.29% -35.38%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.00 £9.70
90th Percentile £42.00 £36.00 £47.45
Scotland median hourly rate £23.56 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.20% +7.69% -35.00%

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in Glasgow

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Machine Learning in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Deep Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) Flask
4 1 (25.00%) HDFS
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Impala
4 1 (25.00%) Pyramid
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Django
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Machine Learning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (75.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) Impala
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Science Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Scala Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Django
1 1 (25.00%) Flask
1 1 (25.00%) MLlib
1 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (25.00%) NumPy
1 1 (25.00%) Pyramid
1 1 (25.00%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Data Science
2 1 (25.00%) Decision Tree
2 1 (25.00%) Deep Learning
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) HDFS
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk
1 1 (25.00%) VMware