Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MLlib skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MLlib over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 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.

Apache Spark Machine Learning Library (MLlib)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 843 840 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - -
Contract jobs citing MLlib 23 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.012% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.072% 0.037% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 0
UK median daily rate £590 £581 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.51% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £610 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MLlib is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 31,886 30,061 31,226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.89% 31.58% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,717 20,840 21,621
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 338 531
UK median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £20.00 £15.68 £16.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.17 £56.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +8.97% +0.65% +10.71%

MLlib
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MLlib as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MLlib in the UK

MLlib
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MLlib in the UK

MLlib
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MLlib over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MLlib in the UK

MLlib
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MLlib within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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
England -9 23 £590 +1.51% 3
London -14 20 £590 +1.51% 1
UK excluding London - 3 £610 - 2
East of England - 2 £623 -
South West - 1 £325 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MLlib 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 with a requirement for MLlib.

1 22 (95.65%) Machine Learning
1 22 (95.65%) Apache Spark
2 21 (91.30%) Big Data
3 20 (86.96%) Analytics
4 19 (82.61%) Hadoop
5 16 (69.57%) Apache
6 13 (56.52%) R
7 12 (52.17%) Data Analytics
8 11 (47.83%) NoSQL
8 11 (47.83%) Open Source
8 11 (47.83%) Apache Hive
8 11 (47.83%) Python
8 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (47.83%) TensorFlow
9 10 (43.48%) IBM
9 10 (43.48%) Java
9 10 (43.48%) Scala
9 10 (43.48%) MapReduce
9 10 (43.48%) Mahout
10 9 (39.13%) Information Retrieval
10 9 (39.13%) Natural Language Processing
10 9 (39.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
10 9 (39.13%) Ontologies
11 8 (34.78%) MATLAB
11 8 (34.78%) Predictive Analytics
11 8 (34.78%) Retail
11 8 (34.78%) Content Management
11 8 (34.78%) Information Management

MLlib
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 22 (95.65%) Apache Spark
2 16 (69.57%) Apache
3 8 (34.78%) Apache Pig
3 8 (34.78%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) Big Data
2 19 (82.61%) Hadoop
3 11 (47.83%) Apache Hive
3 11 (47.83%) NoSQL
4 10 (43.48%) Mahout
5 9 (39.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (34.78%) Neo4j
6 8 (34.78%) RDBMS
6 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
6 8 (34.78%) Sqoop
7 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
8 3 (13.04%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (8.70%) Amazon QuickSight
9 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (8.70%) HBase
9 2 (8.70%) Impala
9 2 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (8.70%) QlikView
10 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
1 7 (30.43%) JUnit
1 7 (30.43%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) Appium
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 8 (34.78%) Retail
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Data Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Data Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Lead Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Big Data Architect
5 4 (17.39%) Data Scientist
6 3 (13.04%) Artificial Intelligence Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Lead Data Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Big Data Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) TensorFlow
2 9 (39.13%) Natural Language Processing
3 8 (34.78%) scikit-learn
4 7 (30.43%) Keras
5 2 (8.70%) GraphX
5 2 (8.70%) UIMA
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Avro
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Thrift
6 1 (4.35%) Kafka
6 1 (4.35%) Protocol Buffers
6 1 (4.35%) PySpark
6 1 (4.35%) RESTful
6 1 (4.35%) RHadoop
6 1 (4.35%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (4.35%) SparkR
6 1 (4.35%) Swagger
6 1 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
2 8 (34.78%) Linked Data
3 5 (21.74%) Robotics
4 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Machine Learning
2 20 (86.96%) Analytics
3 12 (52.17%) Data Analytics
4 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) Open Source
5 10 (43.48%) MapReduce
6 9 (39.13%) Information Retrieval
6 9 (39.13%) Ontologies
7 8 (34.78%) Big Data Analytics
7 8 (34.78%) Business Analytics
7 8 (34.78%) Content Management
7 8 (34.78%) CRM
7 8 (34.78%) Deep Learning
7 8 (34.78%) Information Management
7 8 (34.78%) Predictive Analytics
7 8 (34.78%) RDF
8 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
8 7 (30.43%) ETL
8 7 (30.43%) OOP
8 7 (30.43%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) R
2 11 (47.83%) Python
3 10 (43.48%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) Scala
4 8 (34.78%) MATLAB
4 8 (34.78%) SPARQL
5 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) PSD2
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) HDFS
2 7 (30.43%) Apache Flume
2 7 (30.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (8.70%) Mesos
3 1 (4.35%) Ambari
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) IBM
2 8 (34.78%) Hortonworks
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Cloudera
3 7 (30.43%) MapR
4 5 (21.74%) Blue Prism
5 3 (13.04%) Tableau
6 2 (8.70%) Greenplum
6 2 (8.70%) SAP