Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 608 800 835
Rank change year-on-year +192 +35 -31
Contract jobs citing scikit-learn 133 92 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.093% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 70 53
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £444 £392 £373
90th Percentile £650 £689 £763
UK excluding London median daily rate £595 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 21,933 33,768 31,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.09% 34.17% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,081 23,763 22,616
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +3.04% +8.47%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 293 328
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.53 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.34% +3.83% -
10th Percentile £18.78 £17.70 £18.50
90th Percentile £78.75 £60.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.28% +3.83% +5.26%

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for scikit-learn in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for scikit-learn in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing scikit-learn over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for scikit-learn in the UK

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Top 8 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 21 January 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 +184 130 £550 - 28
London +139 97 £550 - 22
UK excluding London +106 33 £595 +8.18% 6
South East +59 21 £600 +9.09% 3
East of England - 6 £525 -
North of England +48 3 £550 +2.33% 2
North West - 3 £550 -
Scotland - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 131 (98.50%) Python
2 110 (82.71%) Machine Learning
3 107 (80.45%) Data Science
4 86 (64.66%) Pandas
5 77 (57.89%) NumPy
6 54 (40.60%) SQL
7 53 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (39.10%) TensorFlow
9 46 (34.59%) Azure
10 45 (33.83%) Artificial Intelligence
11 44 (33.08%) Deep Learning
11 44 (33.08%) Apache Spark
12 42 (31.58%) Keras
12 42 (31.58%) Visualisation
13 41 (30.83%) Computer Science
13 41 (30.83%) Analytics
14 38 (28.57%) Relational Database
15 37 (27.82%) Git (software)
16 36 (27.07%) NoSQL
16 36 (27.07%) Finance
16 36 (27.07%) Algorithms
16 36 (27.07%) PySpark
17 34 (25.56%) Docker
17 34 (25.56%) Java
18 33 (24.81%) Kubernetes
18 33 (24.81%) Data Engineering
18 33 (24.81%) Big Data
19 32 (24.06%) Scala
20 30 (22.56%) PhD
21 29 (21.80%) Data Visualisation

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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 44 (33.08%) Apache Spark
2 18 (13.53%) Jupyter
3 15 (11.28%) Apache
4 10 (7.52%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.26%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (2.26%) Luigi
6 2 (1.50%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 46 (34.59%) Azure
2 28 (21.05%) GCP
3 22 (16.54%) AWS
4 17 (12.78%) Azure Machine Learning
5 12 (9.02%) PaaS
6 3 (2.26%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.50%) GitHub
7 2 (1.50%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) Firewall
1 2 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 36 (27.07%) NoSQL
3 33 (24.81%) Big Data
4 27 (20.30%) Hadoop
5 26 (19.55%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (18.80%) RDBMS
7 19 (14.29%) Redis
8 14 (10.53%) Geospatial Data
9 13 (9.77%) MySQL
10 12 (9.02%) GIS
11 11 (8.27%) Parquet
12 10 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (6.77%) Data Mining
14 8 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (6.02%) BigQuery
15 7 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (5.26%) Hazelcast
16 5 (3.76%) Apache Hive
17 4 (3.01%) Data Lake
18 3 (2.26%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 37 (27.82%) Git (software)
2 22 (16.54%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.27%) JIRA
4 9 (6.77%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.50%) CircleCI
General
1 36 (27.07%) Finance
2 5 (3.76%) Marketing
3 4 (3.01%) Legal
3 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Games
5 1 (0.75%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (54.14%) Data Scientist
2 22 (16.54%) Data Engineer
3 21 (15.79%) Developer
4 20 (15.04%) Python Developer
5 17 (12.78%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 16 (12.03%) Python Engineer
6 16 (12.03%) Senior Data Scientist
7 10 (7.52%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.77%) Azure Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Senior Python Developer
9 6 (4.51%) DevOps Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Senior DevOps
11 4 (3.01%) Architect
11 4 (3.01%) Backend Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.01%) Django Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 4 (3.01%) Python/Django Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (64.66%) Pandas
2 77 (57.89%) NumPy
3 52 (39.10%) TensorFlow
4 42 (31.58%) Keras
5 36 (27.07%) PySpark
6 27 (20.30%) Natural Language Processing
7 23 (17.29%) SciPy
8 21 (15.79%) PyTorch
9 19 (14.29%) Django
10 13 (9.77%) Kafka
10 13 (9.77%) Seaborn
11 12 (9.02%) Flask
12 11 (8.27%) MLlib
12 11 (8.27%) OpenNLP
12 11 (8.27%) SQLAlchemy
13 10 (7.52%) Matplotlib
14 7 (5.26%) Memcached
15 6 (4.51%) Bokeh
16 3 (2.26%) REST
16 3 (2.26%) SpaCy
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.07%) Algorithms
2 12 (9.02%) Clustering
3 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.52%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (6.77%) Lidar
5 7 (5.26%) Smart City
6 4 (3.01%) Social Media
7 3 (2.26%) User Experience
8 2 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.75%) Acoustics
9 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.75%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.77%) Linux
2 11 (8.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (82.71%) Machine Learning
2 107 (80.45%) Data Science
3 53 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (33.83%) Artificial Intelligence
5 44 (33.08%) Deep Learning
6 42 (31.58%) Visualisation
7 41 (30.83%) Analytics
7 41 (30.83%) Computer Science
8 33 (24.81%) Data Engineering
9 29 (21.80%) Data Visualisation
10 26 (19.55%) DevOps
11 25 (18.80%) ETL
12 23 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (17.29%) Mathematics
13 19 (14.29%) Anomaly Detection
13 19 (14.29%) Statistics
14 17 (12.78%) Microservices
14 17 (12.78%) Software Engineering
15 16 (12.03%) Data Management
16 15 (11.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 131 (98.50%) Python
2 54 (40.60%) SQL
3 34 (25.56%) Java
4 32 (24.06%) Scala
5 18 (13.53%) R
6 11 (8.27%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.01%) C++
8 3 (2.26%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.26%) Go
9 2 (1.50%) C#
10 1 (0.75%) C
10 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (22.56%) PhD
2 26 (19.55%) Degree
3 12 (9.02%) Master's Degree
4 11 (8.27%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.51%) QA
System Software
1 34 (25.56%) Docker
2 2 (1.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (24.81%) Kubernetes
2 17 (12.78%) Terraform
3 10 (7.52%) Ansible
4 7 (5.26%) Istio
4 7 (5.26%) linkerd
5 2 (1.50%) Grafana
5 2 (1.50%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.75%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 18 (13.53%) Tableau
2 12 (9.02%) Google
3 11 (8.27%) Databricks
4 9 (6.77%) Cloudera
4 9 (6.77%) Hortonworks
4 9 (6.77%) MapR
5 5 (3.76%) RapidMiner
6 4 (3.01%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.26%) Dataiku
7 3 (2.26%) Palantir
8 2 (1.50%) Splunk
9 1 (0.75%) Facebook
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle
9 1 (0.75%) Spotify
9 1 (0.75%) Sybase