Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 335 341
Rank change year-on-year +19 +6 +44
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 56 43 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 41
South East median daily rate £500 £575 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +10.58% -
England median daily rate £550 £519 £520
% change year-on-year +5.92% -0.14% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.66% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year +73.08% -60.00% -

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13848 13626 15658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.83% 82.61% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8310 8240 9341
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 544 607
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +1 34 £500 -16.67% 23
Oxfordshire +17 16 £500 -16.67% 14
Berkshire -3 12 £450 -33.33% 6
Surrey -6 10 £500 - 5
Buckinghamshire -27 6 £488 -18.75% 3
Hampshire +8 5 £500 +35.14% 9
West Sussex - 4 £538 -
M4 Corridor - 2 £350 -
East Sussex - 1 £500 -
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 27 (48.21%) Big Data
2 26 (46.43%) Python
3 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (35.71%) Apache Spark
5 19 (33.93%) Analytics
6 17 (30.36%) Hadoop
6 17 (30.36%) Apache
6 17 (30.36%) SQL
7 16 (28.57%) Scrum
8 15 (26.79%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (25.00%) TDD
10 13 (23.21%) Scala
11 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 12 (21.43%) Java
11 12 (21.43%) R
12 11 (19.64%) Docker
12 11 (19.64%) Kafka
12 11 (19.64%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (19.64%) Kanban
12 11 (19.64%) Degree
12 11 (19.64%) Pair Programming
13 10 (17.86%) Mesos
13 10 (17.86%) NoSQL
14 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (16.07%) Mathematics
14 9 (16.07%) Statistics
15 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
15 8 (14.29%) Data Modelling
15 8 (14.29%) Data Analytics

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 20 (35.71%) Apache Spark
2 17 (30.36%) Apache
3 6 (10.71%) SAS
4 4 (7.14%) ArcGIS
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.79%) Documentum
6 1 (1.79%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (1.79%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.79%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Stata
2 1 (1.79%) GNU Octave
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.71%) Azure Machine Learning
3 6 (10.71%) Serverless
4 5 (8.93%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (7.14%) Data Lake Analytics
6 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (5.36%) SaaS
7 2 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.57%) Bluemix
7 2 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (3.57%) PaaS
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.79%) IaaS
8 1 (1.79%) Office 365
8 1 (1.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (48.21%) Big Data
2 17 (30.36%) Hadoop
3 10 (17.86%) NoSQL
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (10.71%) Data Lake
6 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
7 4 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (7.14%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (7.14%) GIS
7 4 (7.14%) HBase
7 4 (7.14%) QGIS
7 4 (7.14%) Spatial Data
7 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (7.14%) Text Mining
8 3 (5.36%) Data Mining
8 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.36%) HDInsight
8 3 (5.36%) Impala
8 3 (5.36%) Power BI
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.79%) webpack
General
1 3 (5.36%) Electronics
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
1 3 (5.36%) Marketing
1 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Developer
2 8 (14.29%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Architect
2 8 (14.29%) Data Scientist
3 6 (10.71%) Apache Spark Developer
3 6 (10.71%) AWS Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Big Data Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Scala Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Big Data Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Data Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Data Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Spatial Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Azure Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) Kafka
2 6 (10.71%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.14%) CSS
3 4 (7.14%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) REST
4 3 (5.36%) D3.js
4 3 (5.36%) NumPy
4 3 (5.36%) React
4 3 (5.36%) Spring
5 2 (3.57%) CSS3
5 2 (3.57%) EDIFACT
5 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.57%) HTML5
5 2 (3.57%) jQuery
5 2 (3.57%) Middleware
5 2 (3.57%) Node.js
5 2 (3.57%) OpenCV
5 2 (3.57%) Pandas
5 2 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) Analytics
3 16 (28.57%) Scrum
4 14 (25.00%) TDD
5 11 (19.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (19.64%) Kanban
5 11 (19.64%) Pair Programming
6 9 (16.07%) Mathematics
6 9 (16.07%) Statistics
7 8 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 8 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.71%) Big Data Analytics
8 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.71%) DevOps
8 6 (10.71%) ETL
8 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
9 5 (8.93%) Microservices
10 4 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (7.14%) Business Process Modelling
10 4 (7.14%) Spatial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) Python
2 17 (30.36%) SQL
3 13 (23.21%) Scala
4 12 (21.43%) Java
4 12 (21.43%) R
5 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) C++
7 2 (3.57%) ActionScript
7 2 (3.57%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (3.57%) ES6
7 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) C#
8 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.57%) PhD
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.57%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Mesos
2 2 (3.57%) Ansible
2 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) IBM
2 2 (3.57%) Tableau
2 2 (3.57%) Talend
3 1 (1.79%) Apigee
3 1 (1.79%) Avaya
3 1 (1.79%) Cognos
3 1 (1.79%) Facebook
3 1 (1.79%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) Twitter