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 25 June 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 263 267
Rank change year-on-year +49 +4  
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 24 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.16% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.19% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 1
Median daily rate £400 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £581
% change year-on-year +11.76% -26.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 6342 7222 7635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.03% 81.98% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3718 4417 4412
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -1 9 £500 - 9
Surrey - 8 £315 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £400 - 2
Berkshire +10 2 £400 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 29 (63.04%) Python
2 22 (47.83%) Big Data
3 18 (39.13%) Apache Spark
4 16 (34.78%) Java
5 14 (30.43%) Hadoop
6 12 (26.09%) Apache
7 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
7 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
8 10 (21.74%) Kafka
9 9 (19.57%) Scala
9 9 (19.57%) Scrum
10 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (15.22%) Visualisation
11 7 (15.22%) Kanban
12 6 (13.04%) Deep Learning
12 6 (13.04%) Docker
12 6 (13.04%) ETL
12 6 (13.04%) C++
12 6 (13.04%) SQL
12 6 (13.04%) Linux
12 6 (13.04%) Electronics
12 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
12 6 (13.04%) TDD
12 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
12 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
13 5 (10.87%) Statistics
13 5 (10.87%) Degree
13 5 (10.87%) Neural Network
13 5 (10.87%) R

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 18 (39.13%) Apache Spark
2 12 (26.09%) Apache
3 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.52%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.35%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (4.35%) nginx
6 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.17%) SAS
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.17%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) Big Data
2 14 (30.43%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.70%) Sqoop
4 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.52%) Apache Hive
4 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.52%) QlikView
5 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.17%) BigQuery
6 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.17%) Impala
6 1 (2.17%) Mahout
6 1 (2.17%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Gradle
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) Selenium
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (13.04%) Electronics
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Big Data Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Software Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Python Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Apache Spark Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Machine Learning Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Scala Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Developer
7 2 (4.35%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Kafka
2 3 (6.52%) Akka
2 3 (6.52%) CSS
2 3 (6.52%) D3.js
2 3 (6.52%) Django
2 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) React
2 3 (6.52%) REST
2 3 (6.52%) Three.js
3 2 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.35%) Flask
3 2 (4.35%) Middleware
3 2 (4.35%) Pyramid
3 2 (4.35%) Regular Expression
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) MLlib
4 1 (2.17%) scikit-learn
4 1 (2.17%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) UIMA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (4.35%) Linked Data
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
2 9 (19.57%) Scrum
3 7 (15.22%) Kanban
3 7 (15.22%) Visualisation
4 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
4 6 (13.04%) Deep Learning
4 6 (13.04%) ETL
4 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
4 6 (13.04%) TDD
5 5 (10.87%) Analytics
5 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (10.87%) Neural Network
5 5 (10.87%) Statistics
6 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) Coaching
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.70%) Pair Programming
7 3 (6.52%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) Python
2 16 (34.78%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.57%) Scala
5 6 (13.04%) C++
5 6 (13.04%) SQL
6 5 (10.87%) MATLAB
6 5 (10.87%) R
7 3 (6.52%) ES6
8 2 (4.35%) Perl
9 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) IEC 62304
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Mesos
2 1 (2.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Adobe
1 2 (4.35%) Facebook
1 2 (4.35%) IBM
1 2 (4.35%) Splunk
1 2 (4.35%) Twitter
2 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.17%) Google
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Samsung
2 1 (2.17%) Tableau
2 1 (2.17%) Talend
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Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £Neg (Day Rate)
Posted: 4 days ago