The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Neural Network skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Neural Network over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 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.

Neural Networks
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 154 197
Rank change year-on-year -8 +43  
Contract jobs citing Neural Network 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.094% 0.029% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.033% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £555 £750 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.95 - -

Neural Network is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2751 3036 4508
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.94% 86.94% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2093 2459 3507
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 43
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -21.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.75 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £44.00 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Neural Network
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Neural Network as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Neural Network in the City of London

Neural Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Neural Network in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Neural Network in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Neural Network also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Neural Network.

1 6 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 5 (83.33%) Big Data
2 5 (83.33%) R
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) PhD
3 4 (66.67%) Statistics
4 3 (50.00%) Text Mining
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (50.00%) Retail
4 3 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
5 2 (33.33%) Tableau
5 2 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
5 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
5 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (33.33%) QlikView
5 2 (33.33%) Operations Research
5 2 (33.33%) Degree

Neural Network
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SPSS
1 1 (16.67%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) Text Mining
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (33.33%) QlikView
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (16.67%) Cloudera CDH
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) HBase
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (16.67%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 4 (66.67%) Statistics
3 3 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) Operations Research
4 2 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Deep Learning
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Physics
5 1 (16.67%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) R
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) PhD
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) Alteryx
2 1 (16.67%) SAP