Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Azure Machine Learning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Machine Learning over the 6 months to 25 May 2020 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.

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML)
England > South East
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 230 330 365
Rank change year-on-year +100 +35 -
Contract jobs citing Azure Machine Learning 6 28 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.082% 0.19% 0.065%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.31% 0.70% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 5
Median daily rate £544 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.14% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £514 £425 £463
90th Percentile £576 £738 £500
England median daily rate £538 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -2.27% +4.76% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Azure Machine Learning is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,907 3,988 3,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.10% 26.81% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,260 2,586 2,031
Median daily rate £465 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £225 £300 £300
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 63 39
Median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +65.70% +9.73%
10th Percentile £16.13 £13.37 £11.10
90th Percentile £47.00 £78.57 £37.50
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.16 £20.00
% change year-on-year +41.78% +5.80% +5.49%

Azure Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Azure Machine Learning as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Machine Learning in the South East

Azure Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Machine Learning in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Azure Machine Learning in the South East

Azure Machine Learning
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Machine Learning within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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
Hampshire +53 4 £555 +0.91% 1
Surrey +71 2 £544 - 1
Azure Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Azure 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 South East region with a requirement for Azure Machine Learning.

1 6 (100.00%) Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Machine Learning
3 4 (66.67%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (50.00%) PaaS
4 3 (50.00%) NumPy
4 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (50.00%) Deep Learning
4 3 (50.00%) Pandas
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (50.00%) Tableau
4 3 (50.00%) Jupyter
4 3 (50.00%) TensorFlow
4 3 (50.00%) Keras
4 3 (50.00%) Reinforcement Learning
4 3 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (50.00%) PySpark
4 3 (50.00%) Data Science
5 2 (33.33%) Data Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Master's Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (33.33%) scikit-learn
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Anomaly Detection
5 2 (33.33%) Analytics

Azure Machine Learning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (50.00%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Azure
2 3 (50.00%) PaaS
3 2 (33.33%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Big Data Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Scientist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Keras
1 3 (50.00%) NumPy
1 3 (50.00%) Pandas
1 3 (50.00%) PySpark
1 3 (50.00%) TensorFlow
2 2 (33.33%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) Lidar
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Smart City
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Artificial Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Machine Learning
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Data Science
2 3 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (50.00%) Deep Learning
2 3 (50.00%) Reinforcement Learning
2 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Anomaly Detection
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Data Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Physics
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Master's Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
1 2 (33.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Tableau