Period
to 4 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for scikit-learn skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited scikit-learn over the 6 months to 4 August 2020 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.

scikit-learn
UK
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 488 746 866
Rank change year-on-year +258 +120 -36
Contract jobs citing scikit-learn 65 104 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.11% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.36% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 85 38
Median daily rate £475 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £305 £413 £489
90th Percentile £583 £638 £754
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -7.95% +4.76% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

scikit-learn 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 10,887 29,012 35,415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.40% 31.82% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,242 20,209 24,961
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £330 £333 £320
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £421
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.98% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 325 355
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +2.63% +3.53%
10th Percentile £22.50 £18.50 £15.24
90th Percentile £63.60 £60.00 £58.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -0.62%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing scikit-learn as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for scikit-learn in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing scikit-learn.

Daily rate trend for scikit-learn in the UK

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Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing scikit-learn over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for scikit-learn in the UK

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Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing scikit-learn within the UK over the 6 months to 4 August 2020. 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 +259 61 £469 -14.77% 11
London +203 55 £435 -24.35% 8
UK excluding London +223 7 £506 -7.95% 4
Work from Home -16 5 £493 -14.35% 2
South East +163 3 £475 -13.64% 1
East of England +79 3 £538 +25.00%
Wales - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing scikit-learn 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 scikit-learn.

1 58 (89.23%) Python
2 41 (63.08%) Data Science
3 32 (49.23%) SQL
4 30 (46.15%) Hadoop
4 30 (46.15%) AWS
4 30 (46.15%) TensorFlow
5 29 (44.62%) Pandas
5 29 (44.62%) Machine Learning
6 27 (41.54%) MongoDB
7 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (36.92%) Big Data
8 24 (36.92%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (36.92%) Kubernetes
8 24 (36.92%) PySpark
9 23 (35.38%) Apache Spark
9 23 (35.38%) Java
10 21 (32.31%) Visualisation
11 19 (29.23%) Scala
11 19 (29.23%) GCP
12 16 (24.62%) Data Analysis
12 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
12 16 (24.62%) Azure
12 16 (24.62%) Node.js
13 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
13 15 (23.08%) Telecoms
13 15 (23.08%) Elastic Stack
13 15 (23.08%) BigQuery
13 15 (23.08%) React
13 15 (23.08%) logstash
13 15 (23.08%) Kibana

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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 24 (36.92%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (35.38%) Apache Spark
3 4 (6.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) Jetty
4 1 (1.54%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 30 (46.15%) AWS
2 19 (29.23%) GCP
3 16 (24.62%) Azure
4 4 (6.15%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (4.62%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (4.62%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (4.62%) GitHub
5 3 (4.62%) Power Platform
5 3 (4.62%) Serverless
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (1.54%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.15%) Hadoop
2 27 (41.54%) MongoDB
3 24 (36.92%) Big Data
4 15 (23.08%) BigQuery
5 14 (21.54%) Relational Database
6 11 (16.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (15.38%) Redis
8 9 (13.85%) NoSQL
9 6 (9.23%) Presto
10 5 (7.69%) Data Lake
10 5 (7.69%) Data Mining
10 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (6.15%) HBase
11 4 (6.15%) MySQL
11 4 (6.15%) Parquet
11 4 (6.15%) RDBMS
12 3 (4.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (4.62%) Apache Kudu
12 3 (4.62%) Impala
12 3 (4.62%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.15%) JIRA
3 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (4.62%) kappa
5 2 (3.08%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 15 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 12 (18.46%) Finance
3 6 (9.23%) Law
4 5 (7.69%) Marketing
5 3 (4.62%) Public Sector
5 3 (4.62%) Retail
6 2 (3.08%) Police
7 1 (1.54%) Electronics
7 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Developer
2 18 (27.69%) Data Engineer
3 16 (24.62%) Data Scientist
4 14 (21.54%) Python Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Data Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Python Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Data Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Data Scientist
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.62%) DevOps Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Principal Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Python Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.15%) TensorFlow
2 29 (44.62%) Pandas
3 24 (36.92%) PySpark
4 16 (24.62%) Node.js
5 15 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 15 (23.08%) Elastic Stack
5 15 (23.08%) React
6 14 (21.54%) H2O
7 13 (20.00%) Kafka
7 13 (20.00%) Keras
7 13 (20.00%) Web Services
8 12 (18.46%) NumPy
9 9 (13.85%) Django
10 8 (12.31%) MLlib
10 8 (12.31%) Spring
11 6 (9.23%) PyTorch
12 5 (7.69%) Flask
12 5 (7.69%) SQLAlchemy
13 4 (6.15%) Spark Streaming
14 3 (4.62%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.62%) FMCG
5 2 (3.08%) Social Media
5 2 (3.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
1 4 (6.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Data Science
2 29 (44.62%) Machine Learning
3 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (32.31%) Visualisation
5 16 (24.62%) Data Analysis
6 13 (20.00%) ETL
6 13 (20.00%) User Stories
7 12 (18.46%) Analytics
7 12 (18.46%) Deep Learning
8 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 10 (15.38%) Microservices
9 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
9 9 (13.85%) Statistics
10 8 (12.31%) Data Engineering
10 8 (12.31%) Mathematics
11 7 (10.77%) DevOps
11 7 (10.77%) Predictive Modelling
12 6 (9.23%) Artificial Intelligence
12 6 (9.23%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 58 (89.23%) Python
2 32 (49.23%) SQL
3 23 (35.38%) Java
4 19 (29.23%) Scala
5 15 (23.08%) TypeScript
6 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.77%) Ruby
8 6 (9.23%) R
9 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.54%) Groovy
9 1 (1.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.85%) Degree
4 8 (12.31%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (3.08%) Master's Degree
6 2 (3.08%) PhD
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.54%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Docker
2 4 (6.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (36.92%) Kubernetes
2 15 (23.08%) Kibana
2 15 (23.08%) logstash
3 8 (12.31%) Terraform
4 4 (6.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Databricks
2 5 (7.69%) Cloudera
2 5 (7.69%) Hortonworks
3 4 (6.15%) Google
3 4 (6.15%) MapR
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) Tableau
4 1 (1.54%) Cognos
4 1 (1.54%) Dataiku
4 1 (1.54%) RapidMiner
4 1 (1.54%) SAP