Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for TensorFlow skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TensorFlow over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 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.

Google TensorFlow
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 810 886
Rank change year-on-year +55 +76 -
Contract jobs citing TensorFlow 133 49 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.050% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.15% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 36 12
UK median daily rate £550 £575 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +19.48% -
10th Percentile £425 £410 £321
90th Percentile £713 £638 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £425 £349
% change year-on-year +47.06% +21.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
UK median hourly rate £46.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

TensorFlow is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 35,933 31,996 32,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.97% 32.38% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,352 22,189 22,494
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £294
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 391 387
UK median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +11.11% -3.87%
10th Percentile £15.12 £16.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -4.00%

TensorFlow
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing TensorFlow as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for TensorFlow in the UK

TensorFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TensorFlow in the UK

TensorFlow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TensorFlow over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TensorFlow in the UK

TensorFlow
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TensorFlow in the UK

TensorFlow
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TensorFlow within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 132 £550 -4.35% 66
London +41 96 £525 -8.70% 31
UK excluding London +16 36 £625 +47.06% 39
South East +13 23 £600 +50.00% 11
Midlands - 8 £675 - 5
East Midlands - 7 £675 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
North of England - 3 £450 - 1
East of England -4 2 £425 -17.87% 16
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 4

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TensorFlow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for TensorFlow.

1 126 (94.74%) Python
2 108 (81.20%) Machine Learning
3 98 (73.68%) Data Science
4 65 (48.87%) Deep Learning
5 62 (46.62%) Algorithms
6 61 (45.86%) Keras
7 51 (38.35%) Mathematics
8 47 (35.34%) Analytics
8 47 (35.34%) Apache Spark
9 43 (32.33%) Computer Science
10 39 (29.32%) PhD
10 39 (29.32%) Hadoop
11 38 (28.57%) Big Data
12 37 (27.82%) Degree
12 37 (27.82%) Finance
13 36 (27.07%) R
14 35 (26.32%) Artificial Intelligence
15 33 (24.81%) Pandas
16 31 (23.31%) Amazon AWS
16 31 (23.31%) Java
17 30 (22.56%) Git (software)
18 28 (21.05%) Docker
18 28 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure
19 27 (20.30%) NumPy
20 26 (19.55%) Scala
20 26 (19.55%) Visualisation
20 26 (19.55%) Natural Language Processing
21 24 (18.05%) Problem-Solving
22 23 (17.29%) Theano

TensorFlow
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 47 (35.34%) Apache Spark
2 18 (13.53%) Jupyter
3 14 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (10.53%) nginx
4 10 (7.52%) SAS
5 9 (6.77%) Apache
5 9 (6.77%) Apache Pig
6 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.01%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.75%) DNN
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) SAP MM
1 3 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (2.26%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (23.31%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.77%) Azure Machine Learning
3 9 (6.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.75%) AdWords
5 1 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.75%) PaaS
5 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) DAB
2 2 (1.50%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.32%) Hadoop
2 38 (28.57%) Big Data
3 14 (10.53%) Apache Hive
4 11 (8.27%) Power BI
5 10 (7.52%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (5.26%) Geospatial Data
7 5 (3.76%) HBase
7 5 (3.76%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.26%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.26%) SAP HANA
9 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.50%) DB2
10 2 (1.50%) MySQL
10 2 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (22.56%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.27%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.26%) LSMW
4 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.50%) Maven
5 2 (1.50%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.75%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.75%) JIRA
6 1 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.75%) Mocha
6 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 37 (27.82%) Finance
2 7 (5.26%) Marketing
3 4 (3.01%) Banking
3 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.26%) Arabic Language
4 3 (2.26%) Hindi Language
4 3 (2.26%) Retail
5 2 (1.50%) Indonesian Language
5 2 (1.50%) Malayalam Language
5 2 (1.50%) Tamil Language
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (53.38%) Data Scientist
2 15 (11.28%) Developer
3 12 (9.02%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 11 (8.27%) Python Developer
5 9 (6.77%) Computer Scientist
5 9 (6.77%) Computer Vision Scientist
5 9 (6.77%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 7 (5.26%) Architect
6 7 (5.26%) Consultant
6 7 (5.26%) Data Engineer
7 6 (4.51%) Senior Data Scientist
8 5 (3.76%) Data Consultant
8 5 (3.76%) Python Engineer
9 4 (3.01%) Computer Engineer
9 4 (3.01%) Computer Vision Engineer
9 4 (3.01%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.26%) Big Data Consultant
10 3 (2.26%) Python Software Engineer
10 3 (2.26%) Research Engineer
10 3 (2.26%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (45.86%) Keras
2 33 (24.81%) Pandas
3 27 (20.30%) NumPy
4 26 (19.55%) Natural Language Processing
5 23 (17.29%) Theano
6 19 (14.29%) Flask
7 17 (12.78%) scikit-learn
8 14 (10.53%) OpenCV
9 11 (8.27%) PySpark
10 10 (7.52%) MXNet
11 9 (6.77%) Kafka
12 8 (6.02%) SpaCy
13 7 (5.26%) Deeplearning4j
14 6 (4.51%) Elastic Stack
15 5 (3.76%) Node.js
15 5 (3.76%) SciPy
16 4 (3.01%) CNTK
17 3 (2.26%) REST
17 3 (2.26%) SAPUI5
17 3 (2.26%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 62 (46.62%) Algorithms
2 43 (32.33%) Computer Science
3 21 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.01%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.50%) CUDA
6 2 (1.50%) Derivative
6 2 (1.50%) Equities
6 2 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.50%) Replication
6 2 (1.50%) RIA
6 2 (1.50%) Robotics
6 2 (1.50%) Social Media
7 1 (0.75%) Fintech
7 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.75%) GPGPU
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (81.20%) Machine Learning
2 98 (73.68%) Data Science
3 65 (48.87%) Deep Learning
4 51 (38.35%) Mathematics
5 47 (35.34%) Analytics
6 35 (26.32%) Artificial Intelligence
7 28 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (19.55%) Visualisation
9 24 (18.05%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (16.54%) Neural Network
11 21 (15.79%) Computer Vision
12 20 (15.04%) Statistics
13 17 (12.78%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 17 (12.78%) DevOps
13 17 (12.78%) Web Development
14 16 (12.03%) Open Source
15 15 (11.28%) Linear Algebra
15 15 (11.28%) Physics
16 13 (9.77%) MapReduce
16 13 (9.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 126 (94.74%) Python
2 36 (27.07%) R
3 31 (23.31%) Java
4 26 (19.55%) Scala
5 23 (17.29%) C++
6 22 (16.54%) SQL
7 10 (7.52%) C
7 10 (7.52%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.01%) C#
9 3 (2.26%) Go
9 3 (2.26%) Ruby
10 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (29.32%) PhD
2 37 (27.82%) Degree
3 18 (13.53%) Master's Degree
4 15 (11.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) GCP
2 3 (2.26%) QA
3 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (21.05%) Docker
2 4 (3.01%) Apache Flume
2 4 (3.01%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (7.52%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.51%) Kibana
2 6 (4.51%) logstash
3 5 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.76%) Puppet
4 3 (2.26%) Ansible
4 3 (2.26%) Terraform
5 1 (0.75%) SCCM
5 1 (0.75%) SCOM
5 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.78%) Google
3 16 (12.03%) Tableau
4 10 (7.52%) Alteryx
5 9 (6.77%) Oracle
6 6 (4.51%) Databricks
7 5 (3.76%) Talend
8 4 (3.01%) RapidMiner
9 3 (2.26%) Cloudera
9 3 (2.26%) Facebook
9 3 (2.26%) SAP
10 2 (1.50%) IBM
10 2 (1.50%) Informatica
10 2 (1.50%) Sybase
10 2 (1.50%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.75%) Capita
11 1 (0.75%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.75%) Greenplum
11 1 (0.75%) Remedy
11 1 (0.75%) TOWER Software