Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Machine Learning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Machine Learning over the 6 months to 16 February 2019 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.

Machine Learning
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 149 155
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 +7
Contract jobs citing Machine Learning 9 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.28% 0.34% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.40% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £400 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -36.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £438 £363 £363
90th Percentile £650 £525 £668
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £625
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Machine Learning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,837 2,775 2,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 86.89% 85.97% 86.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,934 1,881 1,667
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £574 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 78 66
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.81% +9.85% -5.14%
10th Percentile £10.79 £9.81 £9.96
90th Percentile £34.88 £40.00 £30.38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Machine Learning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in West Yorkshire

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Machine Learning in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Machine Learning in West Yorkshire

Machine Learning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Machine Learning in West Yorkshire

Machine Learning
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. 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
Leeds +1 6 £500 +17.65% 10
Huddersfield -1 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Machine Learning
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Machine Learning 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Data Science
3 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
3 4 (44.44%) Big Data
4 3 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) R
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
5 2 (22.22%) Blockchain
5 2 (22.22%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (22.22%) PhD
5 2 (22.22%) SAS
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Statistics
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Deep Learning
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (11.11%) Anomaly Detection
6 1 (11.11%) Time Series Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Pandas
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Microservices
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012

Machine Learning
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (22.22%) Blockchain
4 1 (11.11%) BigQuery
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) Power BI
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Data Scientist
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Django
1 1 (11.11%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (11.11%) Pandas
1 1 (11.11%) PySpark
1 1 (11.11%) scikit-learn
1 1 (11.11%) TensorFlow
1 1 (11.11%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) CUDA
2 1 (11.11%) GPGPU
2 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Science
2 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
3 3 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Deep Learning
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (11.11%) Anomaly Detection
5 1 (11.11%) Behavioural Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Convolutional Neural Network
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Probabilistic Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Thought Leadership
5 1 (11.11%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) R
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
1 1 (11.11%) Dataiku
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) RedGate
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Splunk
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau