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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 619 597
Rank change year-on-year +71 -22  
Contract jobs citing Neural Network 28 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.012% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Median daily rate £515 £513 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.48% -19.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £608
10% offered a daily rate of more than £833 £698 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.95 - -
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 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 34952 41419 38984
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.24% 82.90% 79.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23201 27556 24587
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 989 1142
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Neural Network in England over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Neural Network in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Neural Network in England

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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 30 March 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 +41 11 £825 +60.97% 8
South East - 9 £463 -
North West - 5 - -
East Midlands - 1 £438 -
South West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £750 - 4
Neural Network
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (71.05%) Machine Learning
2 21 (55.26%) Analytics
3 19 (50.00%) R
3 19 (50.00%) Python
4 18 (47.37%) Big Data
5 16 (42.11%) Java
5 16 (42.11%) Statistics
6 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
7 14 (36.84%) Visualisation
7 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (34.21%) Logistic Regression
8 13 (34.21%) Data Visualisation
8 13 (34.21%) MATLAB
9 12 (31.58%) Data Mining
9 12 (31.58%) SQL
10 11 (28.95%) Finance
10 11 (28.95%) Tableau
10 11 (28.95%) Algorithms
11 10 (26.32%) PhD
11 10 (26.32%) C++
11 10 (26.32%) SPSS
12 9 (23.68%) Mathematics
12 9 (23.68%) Deep Learning
13 8 (21.05%) A/B Testing
13 8 (21.05%) Statistical Modelling
13 8 (21.05%) Natural Language Processing
13 8 (21.05%) Predictive Modelling
14 7 (18.42%) Operations Research
14 7 (18.42%) QlikView
14 7 (18.42%) Spreadsheet

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 7 (18.42%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Pig
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) SPSS
2 7 (18.42%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (13.16%) MS Project
4 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
5 3 (7.89%) GNU Octave
6 2 (5.26%) MS Office
6 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (5.26%) SPSS Modeler
7 1 (2.63%) Simulink
7 1 (2.63%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.63%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) Big Data
2 12 (31.58%) Data Mining
3 7 (18.42%) QlikView
4 6 (15.79%) Hadoop
5 5 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
6 4 (10.53%) Text Mining
7 3 (7.89%) Apache Hive
7 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
7 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.26%) HBase
8 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (2.63%) Blockchain
9 1 (2.63%) Cloudera CDH
9 1 (2.63%) Flink
9 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) CMake
1 2 (5.26%) CodeNarc
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.26%) GitLab
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.26%) Spock
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 4 (10.53%) Marketing
4 3 (7.89%) Back Office
4 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Electronics
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Data Scientist
2 9 (23.68%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Programme Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Chief Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Chief Data Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Junior
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Data Scientist
7 2 (5.26%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Analytics Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Data Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (7.89%) NumPy
3 2 (5.26%) FFmpeg
3 2 (5.26%) jOOQ
3 2 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.26%) RxJS
3 2 (5.26%) SciPy
3 2 (5.26%) Spring
3 2 (5.26%) TensorFlow
4 1 (2.63%) Django
4 1 (2.63%) Flask
4 1 (2.63%) Grails
4 1 (2.63%) Kafka
4 1 (2.63%) MLlib
4 1 (2.63%) Pandas
4 1 (2.63%) Pyramid
4 1 (2.63%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
2 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (28.95%) Algorithms
4 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.26%) RIA
5 2 (5.26%) Social Network
5 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.63%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Debian
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Machine Learning
2 21 (55.26%) Analytics
3 16 (42.11%) Statistics
4 14 (36.84%) Visualisation
5 13 (34.21%) Data Visualisation
5 13 (34.21%) Logistic Regression
6 9 (23.68%) Deep Learning
6 9 (23.68%) Mathematics
7 8 (21.05%) A/B Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Predictive Modelling
7 8 (21.05%) Statistical Modelling
8 7 (18.42%) Operations Research
9 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
9 6 (15.79%) Data Management
9 6 (15.79%) Linear Regression
9 6 (15.79%) Performance Metrics
9 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.16%) Infographics
10 5 (13.16%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Python
1 19 (50.00%) R
2 16 (42.11%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) MATLAB
4 12 (31.58%) SQL
5 10 (26.32%) C++
6 7 (18.42%) VBA
7 2 (5.26%) ES6
7 2 (5.26%) Groovy
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Clojure
8 1 (2.63%) Haskell
8 1 (2.63%) Julia
8 1 (2.63%) ML
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) PhD
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Postgraduate
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Tableau
2 6 (15.79%) Alteryx
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Snowplow
5 1 (2.63%) Teradata