The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 3 months to 28 March 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 318 363
Rank change year-on-year +91 +45  
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 184 108 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.94% 0.48% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.57% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 56 39
Median daily rate £550 £563 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £725 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £650 £613
% change year-on-year -25.96% +6.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £51.25 £90.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% -43.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +46.66% -  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16603 18995 17642
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.16% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11947 13727 12398
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 194 250
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Machine Learning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in London

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Machine Learning in London

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Machine Learning in London

Machine Learning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Machine Learning in London

Machine Learning
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 24 £575 +6.97% 35
Westminster - 2 - -
Hayes - 1 £470 -
Southwark - 1 £200 -
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 London region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 230 (63.01%) Python
2 210 (57.53%) Big Data
3 185 (50.68%) Apache Spark
4 151 (41.37%) Hadoop
5 145 (39.73%) Scala
6 140 (38.36%) R
7 129 (35.34%) Algorithms
8 127 (34.79%) Java
9 126 (34.52%) Analytics
10 91 (24.93%) Finance
11 87 (23.84%) SQL
12 82 (22.47%) Apache Hive
13 69 (18.90%) Statistics
14 66 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
15 63 (17.26%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (17.26%) Amazon AWS
16 59 (16.16%) MapReduce
17 57 (15.62%) DevOps
18 56 (15.34%) Mathematics
19 55 (15.07%) Computer Science
19 55 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
19 55 (15.07%) NoSQL
20 49 (13.42%) Apache Cassandra
21 48 (13.15%) Linux
22 42 (11.51%) Software Engineering
22 42 (11.51%) Visualisation
23 41 (11.23%) Degree
24 40 (10.96%) JavaScript
24 40 (10.96%) Tableau
24 40 (10.96%) Kafka

Machine Learning
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 185 (50.68%) Apache Spark
2 34 (9.32%) Apache Pig
3 28 (7.67%) SAS
4 16 (4.38%) Apache
5 15 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.19%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.64%) Jupyter
8 5 (1.37%) Facebook Platform
9 4 (1.10%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.82%) Confluence
10 3 (0.82%) nginx
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.27%) IPython
11 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.27%) Tornado
11 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (3.56%) SPSS
2 6 (1.64%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.10%) Weka
4 2 (0.55%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.55%) Stata
5 1 (0.27%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 63 (17.26%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (5.75%) Amazon EMR
4 20 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (5.21%) Amazon S3
6 17 (4.66%) GitHub
7 10 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.37%) SaaS
9 3 (0.82%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (0.82%) Data Lake Analytics
9 3 (0.82%) Route 53
10 2 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.55%) G Suite
10 2 (0.55%) PaaS
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.38%) Kerberos
1 16 (4.38%) LDAP
2 4 (1.10%) DNS
2 4 (1.10%) SNA
3 3 (0.82%) Internet
4 2 (0.55%) Firewall
4 2 (0.55%) HTTP
4 2 (0.55%) SMS
4 2 (0.55%) SSH
4 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (57.53%) Big Data
2 151 (41.37%) Hadoop
3 82 (22.47%) Apache Hive
4 55 (15.07%) NoSQL
5 49 (13.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 37 (10.14%) MongoDB
7 32 (8.77%) QlikView
8 30 (8.22%) HBase
9 28 (7.67%) Data Mining
9 28 (7.67%) Relational Database
10 26 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (5.48%) RDBMS
12 15 (4.11%) MySQL
13 14 (3.84%) Neo4j
14 13 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (3.29%) SQL Server
16 11 (3.01%) Impala
16 11 (3.01%) Sqoop
17 10 (2.74%) Amazon Redshift
17 10 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 28 (7.67%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.30%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.66%) Maven
4 6 (1.64%) JIRA
5 5 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (1.10%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.10%) JUnit
6 4 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.82%) GoCD
7 3 (0.82%) Subversion
7 3 (0.82%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.55%) Apache Continuum
8 2 (0.55%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.55%) Phabricator
8 2 (0.55%) Selenium
8 2 (0.55%) webpack
9 1 (0.27%) GitLab
9 1 (0.27%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.27%) Spock
9 1 (0.27%) Xcode
General
1 91 (24.93%) Finance
2 35 (9.59%) Marketing
3 27 (7.40%) Banking
4 23 (6.30%) Retail
5 11 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.92%) Front Office
6 7 (1.92%) Games
7 5 (1.37%) Electronics
7 5 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.82%) Publishing
10 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.27%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 117 (32.05%) Data Scientist
2 82 (22.47%) Developer
3 45 (12.33%) Architect
4 42 (11.51%) Data Engineer
5 32 (8.77%) Big Data Engineer
6 30 (8.22%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 26 (7.12%) Data Architect
8 22 (6.03%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 20 (5.48%) Python Developer
10 17 (4.66%) Big Data Architect
10 17 (4.66%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (4.66%) Hadoop Engineer
11 15 (4.11%) Analyst
12 14 (3.84%) Consultant
12 14 (3.84%) Java Developer
12 14 (3.84%) Scala Developer
13 13 (3.56%) Big Data Developer
14 9 (2.47%) Business Analyst
14 9 (2.47%) Junior
14 9 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.96%) Kafka
2 26 (7.12%) HTML
2 26 (7.12%) Natural Language Processing
3 25 (6.85%) D3.js
4 24 (6.58%) Pandas
5 21 (5.75%) Flask
5 21 (5.75%) REST
6 19 (5.21%) Django
6 19 (5.21%) scikit-learn
7 18 (4.93%) NumPy
8 17 (4.66%) AngularJS
9 16 (4.38%) CSS
9 16 (4.38%) HTML5
9 16 (4.38%) JSON
10 13 (3.56%) Web Services
10 13 (3.56%) XML
11 11 (3.01%) .NET
11 11 (3.01%) SciPy
12 9 (2.47%) TensorFlow
13 8 (2.19%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 129 (35.34%) Algorithms
2 55 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (15.07%) Computer Science
3 22 (6.03%) Credit Risk
4 11 (3.01%) Fintech
5 7 (1.92%) User Experience
6 5 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.37%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.37%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.37%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.37%) Pharmacovigilance
6 5 (1.37%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.37%) Robotics
7 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.10%) Replication
7 4 (1.10%) Social Media
8 3 (0.82%) iPad
8 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.82%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.15%) Linux
2 25 (6.85%) Unix
3 6 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.82%) Android
4 3 (0.82%) CentOS
4 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.55%) Windows
6 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (34.52%) Analytics
2 69 (18.90%) Statistics
3 66 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (17.26%) Business Intelligence
5 59 (16.16%) MapReduce
6 57 (15.62%) DevOps
7 56 (15.34%) Mathematics
8 42 (11.51%) Software Engineering
8 42 (11.51%) Visualisation
9 39 (10.68%) Data Engineering
10 33 (9.04%) Artificial Intelligence
11 31 (8.49%) Data Analytics
12 30 (8.22%) Data Analysis
12 30 (8.22%) ETL
13 29 (7.95%) Statistical Analysis
14 26 (7.12%) Data Modelling
14 26 (7.12%) Data Visualisation
15 25 (6.85%) Open Source
16 24 (6.58%) Scrum
17 23 (6.30%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 230 (63.01%) Python
2 145 (39.73%) Scala
3 140 (38.36%) R
4 127 (34.79%) Java
5 87 (23.84%) SQL
6 40 (10.96%) JavaScript
7 38 (10.41%) C++
8 20 (5.48%) MATLAB
9 18 (4.93%) Bash Shell
10 16 (4.38%) C#
11 6 (1.64%) C
12 4 (1.10%) Perl
12 4 (1.10%) Ruby
13 3 (0.82%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.82%) Groovy
13 3 (0.82%) PHP
14 2 (0.55%) ES6
14 2 (0.55%) F#
14 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 41 (11.23%) Degree
2 39 (10.68%) PhD
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.55%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.64%) Data Quality
1 6 (1.64%) GxP
1 6 (1.64%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (6.03%) Docker
2 20 (5.48%) Apache Flume
3 18 (4.93%) HDFS
4 3 (0.82%) Snort
5 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 36 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (7.67%) Puppet
3 26 (7.12%) Ansible
4 24 (6.58%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (2.47%) Oozie
5 9 (2.47%) Terraform
6 7 (1.92%) Ambari
7 5 (1.37%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.10%) Kibana
8 4 (1.10%) Mesos
9 3 (0.82%) Nagios
9 3 (0.82%) OSSEC
10 2 (0.55%) Grafana
10 2 (0.55%) Salt
11 1 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 40 (10.96%) Tableau
2 20 (5.48%) Hortonworks
2 20 (5.48%) Oracle
3 15 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.56%) Google
5 11 (3.01%) IBM
6 10 (2.74%) Cognos
7 8 (2.19%) RapidMiner
8 7 (1.92%) Alteryx
8 7 (1.92%) Informatica
8 7 (1.92%) SAP
9 6 (1.64%) Platfora
10 5 (1.37%) Facebook
10 5 (1.37%) Talend
10 5 (1.37%) Twitter
11 4 (1.10%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.10%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.55%) GoldenSource
13 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.27%) Teradata
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