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 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 638 633
Rank change year-on-year +64 -5  
Contract jobs citing Neural Network 13 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.026% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39103 44215 45229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.33% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25496 29340 29026
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1070 1262
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.70 £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

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Neural Network.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Neural Network in the UK

Neural Network
Top 12 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 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
England +47 13 £488 -7.14% 10
London +6 8 £488 -13.33% 3
South East - 2 - -
West Midlands +22 1 £475 +20.63%
City of London +2 1 £415 -27.82% 1
East of England -7 1 £500 - 3
Luton - 1 £500 -
Havant - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £475 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 -

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 with a requirement for Neural Network.

1 28 (68.29%) Machine Learning
2 24 (58.54%) Python
3 19 (46.34%) Analytics
4 18 (43.90%) R
5 15 (36.59%) Big Data
6 14 (34.15%) Java
7 13 (31.71%) Mathematics
7 13 (31.71%) Logistic Regression
8 12 (29.27%) Statistics
8 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
8 12 (29.27%) SQL
8 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (24.39%) Deep Learning
9 10 (24.39%) Data Mining
10 9 (21.95%) MATLAB
10 9 (21.95%) Visualisation
10 9 (21.95%) Apache Spark
11 8 (19.51%) Algorithms
11 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
11 8 (19.51%) Statistical Modelling
11 8 (19.51%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (19.51%) Natural Language Processing
11 8 (19.51%) SPSS
12 7 (17.07%) VBA
12 7 (17.07%) Finance
12 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
12 7 (17.07%) Predictive Modelling
12 7 (17.07%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (17.07%) Operations Research
12 7 (17.07%) Degree

Neural Network
Co-occurring 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 9 (21.95%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Jupyter
2 2 (4.88%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) SPSS
2 7 (17.07%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (7.32%) GNU Octave
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (4.88%) SPSS Modeler
6 1 (2.44%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (2.44%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) Big Data
2 10 (24.39%) Data Mining
3 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
4 5 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.88%) HBase
6 2 (4.88%) Mahout
6 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.88%) QlikView
7 1 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.44%) Blockchain
7 1 (2.44%) Flink
7 1 (2.44%) Impala
7 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) CMake
2 1 (2.44%) CodeNarc
2 1 (2.44%) GitLab
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Spock
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Data Scientist
2 7 (17.07%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Data Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Programme Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Chief Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Chief Data Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Junior
7 2 (4.88%) Junior Data Scientist
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Data Scientist
7 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Data Analytics Scientist
8 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (14.63%) NumPy
3 4 (9.76%) scikit-learn
4 3 (7.32%) Pandas
4 3 (7.32%) TensorFlow
5 2 (4.88%) Keras
5 2 (4.88%) MLlib
5 2 (4.88%) SciPy
5 2 (4.88%) UIMA
6 1 (2.44%) Django
6 1 (2.44%) FFmpeg
6 1 (2.44%) Flask
6 1 (2.44%) Grails
6 1 (2.44%) jOOQ
6 1 (2.44%) Kafka
6 1 (2.44%) OpenCV
6 1 (2.44%) Pyramid
6 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.44%) Spring
6 1 (2.44%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.51%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) RIA
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Debian
2 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Machine Learning
2 19 (46.34%) Analytics
3 13 (31.71%) Logistic Regression
3 13 (31.71%) Mathematics
4 12 (29.27%) Statistics
5 10 (24.39%) Deep Learning
6 9 (21.95%) Visualisation
7 8 (19.51%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (19.51%) Statistical Modelling
8 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
8 7 (17.07%) Operations Research
8 7 (17.07%) Predictive Modelling
9 6 (14.63%) Economics
9 6 (14.63%) Linear Regression
10 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
10 5 (12.20%) Critical Path Analysis
10 5 (12.20%) Decision Tree
10 5 (12.20%) Infographics
10 5 (12.20%) Time Series Analysis
10 5 (12.20%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) Python
2 18 (43.90%) R
3 14 (34.15%) Java
4 12 (29.27%) SQL
5 9 (21.95%) MATLAB
6 7 (17.07%) VBA
7 3 (7.32%) C++
8 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.44%) ES6
9 1 (2.44%) Groovy
9 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) PhD
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.88%) Postgraduate
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Tableau
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Alteryx
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Teradata
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