The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Neural Networks
Rank 584 539 582
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +43
Contract jobs citing Neural Network 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.021% 0.041% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate £638 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14311 12220 14892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.42% 25.61% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7349 8662
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 621 771
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Neural Network within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Neural Network Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -89 3 £638 +27.50% 4
City of London -15 2 £638 +27.50% 1
London -26 2 £638 +27.50% 3
South East - 1 - -
Guildford - - - -
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1

Neural Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Statistics
2 4 (80.00%) R
3 3 (60.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (40.00%) SAS
4 2 (40.00%) SPSS
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) PhD
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Internet Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) MapReduce
4 2 (40.00%) Cluster Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (20.00%) Physics
5 1 (20.00%) Tableau
5 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
5 1 (20.00%) HBase

Neural Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SPSS
2 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (20.00%) HBase
2 1 (20.00%) Mahout
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Statistics
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Internet Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Cluster Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Market Research
4 1 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) R
2 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau
1 1 (20.00%) Omniture
1 1 (20.00%) Business Objects