Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 535 625 793
Rank change year-on-year +90 +168 +61
Contract jobs citing scikit-learn 55 130 92
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.59% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 95 71
Median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £377 £460 £394
90th Percentile £735 £650 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £613 £595 £550
% change year-on-year +2.94% +8.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 - -

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 12,327 21,878 34,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.43% 30.03% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,669 15,355 24,215
Median daily rate £485 £495 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +3.66% +3.24%
10th Percentile £313 £331 £325
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 206 266
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.54% +4.61%
10th Percentile £25.00 £16.73 £17.50
90th Percentile £63.60 £78.75 £60.00
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £41.92
% change year-on-year +2.22% +7.34% +4.81%

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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 17 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for scikit-learn in the UK

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Top 11 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 17 January 2021. 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 +116 49 £603 +9.55% 24
London +55 28 £600 +9.09% 18
UK excluding London +178 24 £613 +2.94% 6
East of England +75 15 £698 +32.86% 2
Work from Home -175 10 £610 -2.79% 2
Wales - 4 £433 -
South East +108 3 £350 -41.67% 3
North of England +104 1 £450 -18.18%
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Midlands - 1 £375 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 55 (100.00%) Python
2 40 (72.73%) Data Science
3 36 (65.45%) Pandas
4 35 (63.64%) Machine Learning
5 34 (61.82%) TensorFlow
6 33 (60.00%) NumPy
7 28 (50.91%) SQL
8 27 (49.09%) PyTorch
9 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (43.64%) Keras
11 22 (40.00%) Mathematics
11 22 (40.00%) Visualisation
11 22 (40.00%) Algorithms
12 20 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (34.55%) Artificial Intelligence
14 18 (32.73%) Apache Spark
15 17 (30.91%) DV Cleared
15 17 (30.91%) Security Cleared
16 16 (29.09%) Degree
16 16 (29.09%) Apache
17 15 (27.27%) XGBoost
17 15 (27.27%) Azure
18 14 (25.45%) Data Visualisation
19 13 (23.64%) Jupyter
19 13 (23.64%) Random Forest
20 12 (21.82%) Docker
20 12 (21.82%) Big Data
20 12 (21.82%) Neural Network
20 12 (21.82%) Statistics
21 11 (20.00%) Analytics

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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 18 (32.73%) Apache Spark
2 16 (29.09%) Apache
3 13 (23.64%) Jupyter
4 9 (16.36%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (9.09%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) Azure
2 8 (14.55%) Power Platform
3 7 (12.73%) GCP
4 5 (9.09%) Azure Machine Learning
5 4 (7.27%) AWS
6 3 (5.45%) Amazon SageMaker
6 3 (5.45%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (5.45%) Azure Functions
6 3 (5.45%) Logic Apps
6 3 (5.45%) Serverless
7 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.64%) GitHub
7 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) Big Data
2 9 (16.36%) Apache Hive
3 8 (14.55%) Geospatial Data
3 8 (14.55%) Power BI
4 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.09%) Tableau
6 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.45%) Data Lake
7 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.82%) Flink
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) PyCharm
3 4 (7.27%) MLflow
4 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.64%) GitLab
6 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Marketing
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Data Scientist
2 21 (38.18%) Data Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Python Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Data Scientist
6 4 (7.27%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Research Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Data Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Data Science Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Developer
9 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Python Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Python Software Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (65.45%) Pandas
2 34 (61.82%) TensorFlow
3 33 (60.00%) NumPy
4 27 (49.09%) PyTorch
5 24 (43.64%) Keras
6 15 (27.27%) XGBoost
7 8 (14.55%) Apache NiFi
8 7 (12.73%) SciPy
9 5 (9.09%) Anaconda
9 5 (9.09%) Matplotlib
9 5 (9.09%) PySpark
10 4 (7.27%) .NET
10 4 (7.27%) OpenCV
11 3 (5.45%) Django
11 3 (5.45%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (5.45%) Flask
11 3 (5.45%) MLlib
12 2 (3.64%) Natural Language Processing
13 1 (1.82%) Theano
13 1 (1.82%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 20 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) CUDA
3 4 (7.27%) FMCG
4 3 (5.45%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (72.73%) Data Science
2 35 (63.64%) Machine Learning
3 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 22 (40.00%) Visualisation
5 19 (34.55%) Artificial Intelligence
6 14 (25.45%) Data Visualisation
7 13 (23.64%) Random Forest
8 12 (21.82%) Neural Network
8 12 (21.82%) Statistics
9 11 (20.00%) Analytics
10 10 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (18.18%) Deep Learning
11 8 (14.55%) Data Engineering
11 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
12 7 (12.73%) Bayesian Methods
12 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (9.09%) Data Munging
13 5 (9.09%) DevOps
13 5 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Python
2 28 (50.91%) SQL
3 7 (12.73%) R
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) C
5 4 (7.27%) C#
5 4 (7.27%) C++
5 4 (7.27%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.27%) VBA
6 2 (3.64%) Scala
7 1 (1.82%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) DV Cleared
1 17 (30.91%) Security Cleared
2 16 (29.09%) Degree
3 11 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (9.09%) PhD
5 3 (5.45%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.82%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Kibana
2 8 (14.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Alteryx
1 4 (7.27%) Cognos
1 4 (7.27%) Dataiku
1 4 (7.27%) IBM
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle
2 3 (5.45%) Databricks
2 3 (5.45%) Sage
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe
3 2 (3.64%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) SAP