Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MLlib skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MLlib over the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Apache Spark Machine Learning Library (MLlib)
England > London
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 624 620 606
Rank change year-on-year -4 -14 +7
Contract jobs citing MLlib 22 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.047% 0.032% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.086% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 14
London median daily rate £550 £615 £556
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.57% +10.56% -7.29%
10th Percentile £505 £448 £475
90th Percentile £628 £696 £625
England median daily rate £550 £613 £556
% change year-on-year -10.20% +10.11% -7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 - -

MLlib is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 18,293 17,481 15,565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.16% 36.80% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,835 13,399 11,578
London median daily rate £525 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.82% +5.00%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £323
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £485 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +3.19% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 100 74
London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.75 £42.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.22% -31.75% +13.85%
10th Percentile £24.11 £19.00 £19.23
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.83 £57.32
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

MLlib
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing MLlib as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for MLlib in London

MLlib
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MLlib in London

MLlib
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 MLlib within the London region over the 6 months to 19 December 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
Central London - 4 £588 - 2
MLlib
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MLlib 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 London region with a requirement for MLlib.

1 22 (100.00%) Python
1 22 (100.00%) Big Data
1 22 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 21 (95.45%) Data Science
2 21 (95.45%) SQL
3 20 (90.91%) Hadoop
3 20 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (90.91%) Apache Hive
4 19 (86.36%) Machine Learning
4 19 (86.36%) Algorithms
5 18 (81.82%) TensorFlow
5 18 (81.82%) Cloudera
6 17 (77.27%) Hortonworks
6 17 (77.27%) Amazon EMR
6 17 (77.27%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (77.27%) Torch
6 17 (77.27%) Theano
7 16 (72.73%) Performance Optimisation
7 16 (72.73%) Code Optimisation
7 16 (72.73%) Deep Learning
7 16 (72.73%) Statistical Modelling
7 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
8 15 (68.18%) Predictive Analytics
8 15 (68.18%) Relational Database
8 15 (68.18%) Analytics
9 14 (63.64%) PySpark
10 9 (40.91%) Statistics
10 9 (40.91%) Degree
10 9 (40.91%) Data Analysis
10 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development

MLlib
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 22 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.55%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 20 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (77.27%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon SageMaker
3 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) Big Data
2 20 (90.91%) Apache Hive
2 20 (90.91%) Hadoop
3 15 (68.18%) Relational Database
4 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 2 (9.09%) Impala
6 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.55%) HBase
6 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (4.55%) Power BI
6 1 (4.55%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (4.55%) Spark SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Sqoop
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Data Scientist
2 4 (18.18%) Research Scientist
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Data Scientist
4 2 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Hadoop Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) TensorFlow
2 17 (77.27%) Theano
2 17 (77.27%) Torch
3 14 (63.64%) PySpark
4 3 (13.64%) scikit-learn
5 1 (4.55%) Kafka
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (4.55%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (86.36%) Algorithms
2 17 (77.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Data Science
2 19 (86.36%) Machine Learning
3 16 (72.73%) Code Optimisation
3 16 (72.73%) Deep Learning
3 16 (72.73%) Performance Optimisation
3 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 16 (72.73%) Statistical Modelling
4 15 (68.18%) Analytics
4 15 (68.18%) Predictive Analytics
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) Data Analysis
5 9 (40.91%) Statistics
6 4 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (18.18%) MapReduce
6 4 (18.18%) Market Research
7 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 2 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 2 (9.09%) User Stories
7 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Python
2 21 (95.45%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Scala
4 1 (4.55%) Go
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) Master's Degree
3 7 (31.82%) PhD
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Flume
1 1 (4.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cloudera
2 17 (77.27%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Greenplum
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau