Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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.

Apache Spark Machine Learning Library (MLlib)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 876 874 895
Rank change year-on-year -2 +21 -19
Contract jobs citing MLlib 18 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.022% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.054% 0.073% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 1
UK median daily rate £613 £556 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.11% -7.29% +9.09%
10th Percentile £425 £475 £550
90th Percentile £680 £625 £650
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 33078 31563 32124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.01% 30.54% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23378 21824 22146
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 358 560
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.60 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17.75 £14.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £51.71 £52.00 £53.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 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
England -20 18 £613 +10.11% 2
London -19 15 £615 +10.56% 1
UK excluding London - 3 £610 - 2
East of England - 2 £623 -
South West - 1 £325 - 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MLlib also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MLlib.

1 17 (94.44%) Machine Learning
2 16 (88.89%) R
2 16 (88.89%) Apache Spark
3 15 (83.33%) Big Data
4 14 (77.78%) Analytics
4 14 (77.78%) Hadoop
5 11 (61.11%) Data Analytics
5 11 (61.11%) Mahout
6 9 (50.00%) Open Source
6 9 (50.00%) IBM
6 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
6 9 (50.00%) Information Retrieval
7 8 (44.44%) Business Analytics
7 8 (44.44%) Linked Data
7 8 (44.44%) Big Data Analytics
7 8 (44.44%) Natural Language Processing
7 8 (44.44%) Finance
7 8 (44.44%) SPSS
7 8 (44.44%) MATLAB
7 8 (44.44%) Content Management
7 8 (44.44%) Information Management
7 8 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
7 8 (44.44%) RDF
7 8 (44.44%) SAS
7 8 (44.44%) Apache
7 8 (44.44%) CRM
7 8 (44.44%) SPARQL
7 8 (44.44%) Ontologies
8 7 (38.89%) Apache Hive
9 6 (33.33%) Data Munging

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 16 (88.89%) Apache Spark
2 8 (44.44%) Apache
2 8 (44.44%) SAS
3 4 (22.22%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) Big Data
2 14 (77.78%) Hadoop
3 11 (61.11%) Mahout
4 7 (38.89%) Apache Hive
5 6 (33.33%) Neo4j
6 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
7 3 (16.67%) HBase
8 2 (11.11%) Amazon QuickSight
8 2 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (11.11%) Impala
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (11.11%) QlikView
9 1 (5.56%) Apache Zeppelin
9 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
9 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (5.56%) MySQL
9 1 (5.56%) Sqoop
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Data Scientist
3 6 (33.33%) Lead Architect
4 5 (27.78%) Big Data Architect
4 5 (27.78%) Data Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Lead Data Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Big Data Solutions Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Big Data Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Data Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modeller
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (22.22%) TensorFlow
3 3 (16.67%) RHadoop
4 2 (11.11%) GraphX
4 2 (11.11%) PySpark
4 2 (11.11%) UIMA
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) Cascading
5 1 (5.56%) Keras
5 1 (5.56%) scikit-learn
5 1 (5.56%) SparkR
5 1 (5.56%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (44.44%) Linked Data
3 5 (27.78%) Robotics
4 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (5.56%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Machine Learning
2 14 (77.78%) Analytics
3 11 (61.11%) Data Analytics
4 9 (50.00%) Information Retrieval
4 9 (50.00%) Open Source
5 8 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (44.44%) Big Data Analytics
5 8 (44.44%) Business Analytics
5 8 (44.44%) Content Management
5 8 (44.44%) CRM
5 8 (44.44%) Information Management
5 8 (44.44%) Ontologies
5 8 (44.44%) RDF
6 6 (33.33%) Data Munging
6 6 (33.33%) Use Case
7 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 4 (22.22%) MapReduce
8 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
8 3 (16.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) R
2 8 (44.44%) MATLAB
2 8 (44.44%) SPARQL
3 5 (27.78%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) Scala
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Mesos
2 1 (5.56%) Ambari
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) Blue Prism
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) Tableau
5 1 (5.56%) Greenplum
5 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks
5 1 (5.56%) MapR