Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 870 858 857
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 +54
Contract jobs citing MLlib 22 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.020% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.062% 0.060% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 17
UK median daily rate £475 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £332 £465 £470
90th Percentile £601 £665 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £623 £650
% change year-on-year -21.69% -4.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £15.50 - -
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 35,691 31,519 31,966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.01% 32.36% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,191 21,888 22,291
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £294
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 381 382
UK median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +10.34% -2.13%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.64 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.75 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -3.94%

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 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MLlib in the UK

MLlib
Top 4 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 24 September 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 -17 22 £475 -20.83% 5
London -14 12 £393 -34.03% 4
East of England +5 10 £488 -21.69%
UK excluding London +1 10 £488 -21.69% 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 21 (95.45%) Big Data
2 21 (95.45%) Hadoop
3 20 (90.91%) SQL
4 19 (86.36%) Scala
5 18 (81.82%) OO
5 18 (81.82%) Java
5 18 (81.82%) NoSQL
5 18 (81.82%) Analytics
6 14 (63.64%) Data Science
6 14 (63.64%) Python
7 12 (54.55%) C++
7 12 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (45.45%) Predictive Modelling
8 10 (45.45%) Oracle
8 10 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (45.45%) Linear Programming
8 10 (45.45%) Apache Hive
8 10 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (45.45%) Machine Learning
9 9 (40.91%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (40.91%) Data Analytics
9 9 (40.91%) Amazon EMR
9 9 (40.91%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (40.91%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (40.91%) Amazon Kinesis
9 9 (40.91%) Amazon Athena
9 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (36.36%) TDD
10 8 (36.36%) Maven

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 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 8 (36.36%) Apache
2 8 (36.36%) Apache Airflow
2 8 (36.36%) Luigi
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Finacle
1 1 (4.55%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (40.91%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (40.91%) Amazon EMR
2 9 (40.91%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon SageMaker
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) Big Data
1 21 (95.45%) Hadoop
2 18 (81.82%) NoSQL
3 10 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (45.45%) Apache Hive
3 10 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (40.91%) Amazon Athena
4 9 (40.91%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (40.91%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (31.82%) Apache Zeppelin
6 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.55%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (4.55%) GIS
6 1 (4.55%) HBase
6 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
6 1 (4.55%) QlikView
6 1 (4.55%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Eclipse
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 8 (36.36%) IntelliJ
1 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 8 (36.36%) Maven
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Data Engineer
2 16 (72.73%) Big Data Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Big Data Software Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Data Analytics Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Data Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Data Scientist
6 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modeller
7 1 (4.55%) Data Science Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 1 (4.55%) Python Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Scala Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Kafka
2 2 (9.09%) Pandas
2 2 (9.09%) PySpark
2 2 (9.09%) scikit-learn
2 2 (9.09%) SciPy
2 2 (9.09%) TensorFlow
3 1 (4.55%) ggplot2
3 1 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (4.55%) NumPy
3 1 (4.55%) Play Framework
3 1 (4.55%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) GPGPU
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
1 8 (36.36%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Analytics
1 18 (81.82%) OO
2 14 (63.64%) Data Science
3 10 (45.45%) Linear Programming
3 10 (45.45%) Machine Learning
3 10 (45.45%) Predictive Modelling
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) Data Analytics
5 8 (36.36%) Actionable Insight
5 8 (36.36%) Big Data Analytics
5 8 (36.36%) Customer Acquisition
5 8 (36.36%) DevOps
5 8 (36.36%) Mathematics
5 8 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (36.36%) Performance Metrics
5 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 8 (36.36%) Statistics
5 8 (36.36%) TDD
5 8 (36.36%) Workflow
5 8 (36.36%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 19 (86.36%) Scala
3 18 (81.82%) Java
4 14 (63.64%) Python
5 12 (54.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PhD
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Greenplum
3 1 (4.55%) IBM