The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Neural Network in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Neural Network over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Neural Networks
Rank 613 596 577
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Contract jobs citing Neural Network 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.010% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.036% 0.032% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate £463 £425 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +112.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16633 15745 15629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.34% 31.08% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9458
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 666 650
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Neural Network
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Neural Network within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Neural Network Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Neural Network
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Neural Network within the UK.

Neural Network Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Neural Network
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Neural Network within the UK.

Neural Network Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Neural Network
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Neural Network within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 6 £463 +8.82% 12
London -4 6 £463 +8.82% 9

Neural Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Neural Network also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Neural Network.

1 17 (94.44%) Statistics
2 16 (88.89%) Predictive Modelling
2 16 (88.89%) Data Mining
2 16 (88.89%) Tableau
2 16 (88.89%) Analytics
2 16 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (66.67%) Hadoop
4 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
4 11 (61.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (61.11%) MicroStrategy
4 11 (61.11%) SAS
4 11 (61.11%) Cognos
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 11 (61.11%) Validation
5 10 (55.56%) CRM
5 10 (55.56%) Computer Science
5 10 (55.56%) R
6 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (33.33%) Machine Learning
7 6 (33.33%) Python
7 6 (33.33%) C++
7 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
7 6 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
8 5 (27.78%) QlikView
8 5 (27.78%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
8 5 (27.78%) .NET
8 5 (27.78%) SPSS
8 5 (27.78%) Economics

Neural Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Neural Network also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Neural Network. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (61.11%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.56%) DNN
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.56%) Heroku
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) Data Mining
2 12 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 11 (61.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (27.78%) Big Data
4 5 (27.78%) QlikView
5 4 (22.22%) Text Mining
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
6 1 (5.56%) HBase
6 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Data Scientist
3 6 (33.33%) MicroStrategy Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Senior SAS Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Business Data Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) SAS Data Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Data Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Data Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Data Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) MicroStrategy Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) SAS BI Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (94.44%) Statistics
2 16 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 6 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
4 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 5 (27.78%) Economics
5 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
6 4 (22.22%) Social Network
7 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
8 1 (5.56%) CUDA
8 1 (5.56%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Analytics
1 16 (88.89%) Predictive Modelling
2 12 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Validation
4 10 (55.56%) CRM
5 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (33.33%) Machine Learning
7 5 (27.78%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (27.78%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (27.78%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (22.22%) Data Governance
8 4 (22.22%) Data Management
8 4 (22.22%) Predictive Analytics
9 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
9 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
10 1 (5.56%) Deep Learning
10 1 (5.56%) DevOps
10 1 (5.56%) Functional Programming
10 1 (5.56%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) R
3 6 (33.33%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) Clojure
4 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Tableau
2 11 (61.11%) Cognos
2 11 (61.11%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (27.78%) Alteryx
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft