The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Neural Networks
UK
Rank 568 637 617
Rank change year-on-year +69 -20  
Contract jobs citing Neural Network 28 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.009% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.011% 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37647 43912 41983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.85% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24815 28793 26009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1109 1205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Neural Network
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Neural Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Neural Network in the UK

Neural Network
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Neural Network over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Neural Network in the UK

Neural Network
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Neural Network in the UK

Neural Network
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Neural Network over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Neural Network in the UK

Neural Network
Top 22 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +56 27 £515 +0.48% 7
London +35 11 £825 +60.97% 3
South East - 8 £463 -
North West - 5 - -
Cheshire - 5 - -
Crewe - 5 - -
Oxford - 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
City of London +7 3 £555 -26.00%
Havant - 3 £469 -
Hampshire - 3 £469 -
East of England - 1 £750 - 4
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £438 -
South West - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £750 -
Leicester - 1 £438 -
Belfast - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £438 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £750 - 1
County Antrim - 1 - -

Neural Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Neural Network.

1 28 (73.68%) Machine Learning
2 20 (52.63%) Analytics
2 20 (52.63%) Python
3 19 (50.00%) R
4 17 (44.74%) Big Data
5 16 (42.11%) Java
6 15 (39.47%) Statistics
7 14 (36.84%) Computer Science
7 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (34.21%) Visualisation
8 13 (34.21%) MATLAB
9 12 (31.58%) Logistic Regression
9 12 (31.58%) Data Visualisation
9 12 (31.58%) Algorithms
10 11 (28.95%) Data Mining
10 11 (28.95%) SQL
10 11 (28.95%) Finance
11 10 (26.32%) PhD
11 10 (26.32%) C++
11 10 (26.32%) Tableau
12 9 (23.68%) SPSS
12 9 (23.68%) Deep Learning
13 8 (21.05%) A/B Testing
13 8 (21.05%) Natural Language Processing
13 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
13 8 (21.05%) Predictive Modelling
14 7 (18.42%) QlikView
14 7 (18.42%) Statistical Modelling
14 7 (18.42%) VBA
14 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering

Neural Network
Top Related IT Skills 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 9 (23.68%) SPSS
2 6 (15.79%) 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 17 (44.74%) Big Data
2 11 (28.95%) 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 20 (52.63%) Data Scientist
2 9 (23.68%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Data Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Programme Analyst
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 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 12 (31.58%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) RIA
4 2 (5.26%) Social Network
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 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 28 (73.68%) Machine Learning
2 20 (52.63%) Analytics
3 15 (39.47%) Statistics
4 13 (34.21%) Visualisation
5 12 (31.58%) Data Visualisation
5 12 (31.58%) Logistic Regression
6 9 (23.68%) Deep Learning
7 8 (21.05%) A/B Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
7 8 (21.05%) Predictive Modelling
8 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
8 7 (18.42%) Statistical Modelling
9 6 (15.79%) Data Management
9 6 (15.79%) Operations Research
9 6 (15.79%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
10 5 (13.16%) Decision Tree
10 5 (13.16%) Infographics
10 5 (13.16%) Linear Regression
10 5 (13.16%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Python
2 19 (50.00%) R
3 16 (42.11%) Java
4 13 (34.21%) MATLAB
5 11 (28.95%) SQL
6 10 (26.32%) C++
7 7 (18.42%) VBA
8 2 (5.26%) ES6
8 2 (5.26%) Groovy
8 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.63%) Clojure
9 1 (2.63%) Haskell
9 1 (2.63%) Julia
9 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 10 (26.32%) 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