The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 25 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 614 606
Rank change year-on-year +47 -8  
Contract jobs citing Neural Network 13 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.027% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.032% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Median daily rate £488 £525 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -27.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £394 -
% change year-on-year +23.80% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36004 40667 41211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23651 27315 26961
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 954 1137
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Neural Network
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Neural Network in England

Neural Network
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Neural Network in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Neural Network in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Neural Network in England

Neural Network
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Neural Network within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 8 £488 -13.33% 3
South East - 2 - -
West Midlands +22 1 £475 +20.63%
East of England -7 1 £500 - 3
Neural Network
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for Neural Network.

1 27 (67.50%) Machine Learning
2 23 (57.50%) Python
3 19 (47.50%) Analytics
4 18 (45.00%) R
5 15 (37.50%) Big Data
6 14 (35.00%) Java
7 13 (32.50%) Mathematics
7 13 (32.50%) Logistic Regression
8 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
8 12 (30.00%) Statistics
8 12 (30.00%) SQL
8 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (25.00%) Deep Learning
9 10 (25.00%) Data Mining
10 9 (22.50%) MATLAB
10 9 (22.50%) Visualisation
10 9 (22.50%) Apache Spark
11 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
11 8 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
11 8 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
11 8 (20.00%) SPSS
12 7 (17.50%) VBA
12 7 (17.50%) Finance
12 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
12 7 (17.50%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (17.50%) Predictive Modelling
12 7 (17.50%) Operations Research
12 7 (17.50%) Degree
12 7 (17.50%) Algorithms

Neural Network
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (22.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Jupyter
2 2 (5.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) SPSS
2 7 (17.50%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (7.50%) GNU Octave
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (5.00%) SPSS Modeler
6 1 (2.50%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (2.50%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) Big Data
2 10 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.00%) HBase
6 2 (5.00%) Mahout
6 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.00%) QlikView
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.50%) Blockchain
7 1 (2.50%) Flink
7 1 (2.50%) Impala
7 1 (2.50%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) CMake
2 1 (2.50%) CodeNarc
2 1 (2.50%) GitLab
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) Spock
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Back Office
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Data Scientist
2 7 (17.50%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Programme Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Chief Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Chief Data Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Data Scientist
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Data Scientist
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Data Analytics Scientist
8 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (15.00%) NumPy
3 4 (10.00%) scikit-learn
4 3 (7.50%) Pandas
4 3 (7.50%) TensorFlow
5 2 (5.00%) Keras
5 2 (5.00%) MLlib
5 2 (5.00%) SciPy
5 2 (5.00%) UIMA
6 1 (2.50%) Django
6 1 (2.50%) FFmpeg
6 1 (2.50%) Flask
6 1 (2.50%) ggplot
6 1 (2.50%) Grails
6 1 (2.50%) jOOQ
6 1 (2.50%) Kafka
6 1 (2.50%) OpenCV
6 1 (2.50%) Pyramid
6 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) RIA
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Debian
2 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Machine Learning
2 19 (47.50%) Analytics
3 13 (32.50%) Logistic Regression
3 13 (32.50%) Mathematics
4 12 (30.00%) Statistics
5 10 (25.00%) Deep Learning
6 9 (22.50%) Visualisation
7 8 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
8 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
8 7 (17.50%) Operations Research
8 7 (17.50%) Predictive Modelling
9 6 (15.00%) Economics
9 6 (15.00%) Linear Regression
10 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 5 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
10 5 (12.50%) Decision Tree
10 5 (12.50%) Infographics
10 5 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
10 5 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) Python
2 18 (45.00%) R
3 14 (35.00%) Java
4 12 (30.00%) SQL
5 9 (22.50%) MATLAB
6 7 (17.50%) VBA
7 3 (7.50%) C++
8 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.50%) ES6
9 1 (2.50%) Groovy
9 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.50%) Ruby
9 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) PhD
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.00%) Postgraduate
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Tableau
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Alteryx
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Teradata
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