The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Machine Learning
England / South East
Rank 231 256 270
Rank change year-on-year +25 +14  
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 22 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.098% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.12% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £408 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +81.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £650 £613
% change year-on-year -25.00% +6.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £48.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.40% -  
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6361 7494 7901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.26% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3684 4608 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Machine Learning in the South East

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Machine Learning in the South East

Machine Learning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Machine Learning in the South East

Machine Learning
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Machine Learning in the South East

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 Machine Learning within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Oxfordshire -7 6 £481 +52.77% 6
Berkshire +31 4 £475 - 5
Surrey +7 4 £350 -30.00% 4
Hampshire - 4 £375 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £875 - 2
West Sussex - 1 - -
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 24 (70.59%) Python
2 12 (35.29%) Hadoop
3 11 (32.35%) Mathematics
3 11 (32.35%) R
3 11 (32.35%) Big Data
3 11 (32.35%) Java
4 9 (26.47%) Analytics
4 9 (26.47%) Apache Spark
5 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
7 6 (17.65%) Deep Learning
8 5 (14.71%) Statistics
8 5 (14.71%) Degree
8 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
8 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
9 4 (11.76%) DevOps
9 4 (11.76%) Coaching
9 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.76%) Apache
9 4 (11.76%) Scrum
9 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.76%) Neural Network
9 4 (11.76%) Scala
10 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
10 3 (8.82%) Docker
10 3 (8.82%) Django
10 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
10 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
10 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL

Machine Learning
Top Related 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 9 (26.47%) Apache Spark
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.88%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (2.94%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.94%) SAS
5 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) Hadoop
2 11 (32.35%) Big Data
3 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.88%) Power BI
4 2 (5.88%) QlikView
4 2 (5.88%) Text Mining
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.94%) BigQuery
5 1 (2.94%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.94%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.94%) QGIS
5 1 (2.94%) Redis
5 1 (2.94%) Spark SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Spatial Data
5 1 (2.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.82%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Data Scientist
3 7 (20.59%) Python Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Apache Spark Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Scala Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Data Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Machine Learning Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Statistical Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Junior
8 1 (2.94%) Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Django
2 2 (5.88%) D3.js
2 2 (5.88%) Flask
2 2 (5.88%) Kafka
2 2 (5.88%) Pyramid
2 2 (5.88%) Three.js
3 1 (2.94%) Celery
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.94%) Keras
3 1 (2.94%) Pandas
3 1 (2.94%) Play Framework
3 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.94%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.94%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) scikit-learn
3 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.94%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Theano
3 1 (2.94%) Torch
3 1 (2.94%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.94%) Social Network
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Mathematics
2 9 (26.47%) Analytics
3 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 6 (17.65%) Deep Learning
5 5 (14.71%) Statistics
5 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.76%) Coaching
6 4 (11.76%) DevOps
6 4 (11.76%) Neural Network
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) ETL
7 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.88%) Kanban
8 2 (5.88%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) Python
2 11 (32.35%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) R
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) Scala
6 2 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
1 1 (2.94%) Mesos
1 1 (2.94%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Facebook
1 2 (5.88%) MapR
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.88%) Twitter
2 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.94%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) Samsung
2 1 (2.94%) Splunk
2 1 (2.94%) Tableau
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