Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 19 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 104 91
Rank change year-on-year +43 -13 -40
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 17 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.87% 0.73% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 0.86% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% -6.25%
10th Percentile £389 £450 £466
90th Percentile £563 £556 £599
South East median daily rate £500 £506 £600
% change year-on-year -1.23% -15.63% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - £55.00
10th Percentile £47.50 - £32.50
90th Percentile £52.50 - £77.50
South East median hourly rate £29.05 £19.34 £55.00
% change year-on-year +50.21% -64.84% +13.40%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 780 1,050 1,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 85.81% 85.71% 86.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 816 752
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +6.88%
10th Percentile £263 £296 £185
90th Percentile £575 £613 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 40
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.75 £20.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.98% +5.13% -47.30%
10th Percentile £15.13 £15.25 £12.45
90th Percentile £52.38 £77.50 £43.45
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.42% +6.67% -25.00%

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in Oxfordshire

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Machine Learning in Oxfordshire

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Machine Learning in Oxfordshire

Machine Learning
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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
Oxford +35 8 £525 +5.00% 21
Wallingford - 6 - -
Banbury +3 1 - -
Machine Learning
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 11 (64.71%) Analytics
2 9 (52.94%) Data Science
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Python
4 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
4 6 (35.29%) GIS
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (35.29%) Publishing
4 6 (35.29%) Multimedia
4 6 (35.29%) Data Management
4 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) Biology
4 6 (35.29%) Life Science
4 6 (35.29%) QA
4 6 (35.29%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (35.29%) R
4 6 (35.29%) Full Text Search
4 6 (35.29%) Geospatial Data
4 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (35.29%) Cartography
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (35.29%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
5 5 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
6 3 (17.65%) Simulink

Machine Learning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (17.65%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Geospatial Data
1 6 (35.29%) GIS
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (35.29%) Multimedia
1 6 (35.29%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Data Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Junior
1 6 (35.29%) Junior Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Junior Data Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Delivery Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) scikit-learn
1 3 (17.65%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (35.29%) Life Science
1 6 (35.29%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Analytics
2 9 (52.94%) Data Science
3 6 (35.29%) Biology
3 6 (35.29%) Cartography
3 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Data Management
3 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
3 6 (35.29%) Full Text Search
3 6 (35.29%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) R
3 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
4 2 (11.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) SAP