The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Pattern Recognition skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pattern Recognition over the 3 months to 23 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.

Pattern Recognition
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 641 637
Rank change year-on-year +46 -4  
Contract jobs citing Pattern Recognition 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £600 £550 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -21.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Pattern Recognition 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39559 44852 45349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.50% 83.35% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25807 29750 29034
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1082 1276
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Pattern Recognition
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Pattern Recognition as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Pattern Recognition in the UK

Pattern Recognition
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pattern Recognition in the UK

Pattern Recognition
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pattern Recognition over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pattern Recognition in the UK

Pattern Recognition
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 Pattern Recognition within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +34 4 £600 +9.09% 6
London - 4 £600 - 6
City of London - 1 £425 -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pattern Recognition 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 Pattern Recognition.

1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) Xcode
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (26.67%) Spring Boot
4 4 (26.67%) Apple Swift
4 4 (26.67%) Tealium
4 4 (26.67%) Android
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
4 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (26.67%) Node.js
4 4 (26.67%) Splunk
4 4 (26.67%) TensorFlow
5 3 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
5 3 (20.00%) Information Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Mule
5 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation

Pattern Recognition
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 3 (20.00%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (26.67%) Xcode
2 1 (6.67%) RStudio
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Node.js
1 4 (26.67%) Spring Boot
1 4 (26.67%) TensorFlow
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
4 1 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (6.67%) Core Animation
4 1 (6.67%) Core Data
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (6.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Online Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.67%) Animation
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.67%) Fintech
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Android
1 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Information Security
2 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
2 3 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Android Development
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Apple Swift
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) R
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Lua
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) PhD
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Splunk
2 4 (26.67%) Tealium
3 1 (6.67%) SAP