Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 721 803 841
Rank change year-on-year +82 +38 -
Contract jobs citing TensorFlow 157 86 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.086% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.27% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 71 19
UK median daily rate £525 £575 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +17.95% -
10th Percentile £370 £406 £355
90th Percentile £658 £713 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £349
% change year-on-year +5.00% +43.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
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 33,987 32,171 30,290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.17% 32.09% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,928 22,944 20,886
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.78% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 333 342
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.25 £18.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.15 £38.63
% change year-on-year +3.43% +3.95% +3.00%

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 16 January 2019.

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 11 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 16 January 2019. 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 +60 155 £538 -6.52% 74
London +55 115 £550 -4.35% 43
UK excluding London +16 39 £525 +5.00% 32
South East +21 26 £525 +31.25% 11
North of England +1 5 £500 - 1
Midlands -2 5 £400 -38.46%
Yorkshire -7 5 £500 - 1
East Midlands +17 4 £400 -38.46%
East of England -6 2 - - 14
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
South West - 1 £575 - 5

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 136 (86.62%) Python
2 134 (85.35%) Data Science
3 116 (73.89%) Machine Learning
4 77 (49.04%) Deep Learning
5 76 (48.41%) Apache Spark
6 68 (43.31%) Algorithms
7 66 (42.04%) Analytics
7 66 (42.04%) Hadoop
8 53 (33.76%) Degree
9 52 (33.12%) PhD
9 52 (33.12%) Big Data
10 50 (31.85%) Computer Science
11 49 (31.21%) SQL
12 47 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (28.66%) Master's Degree
14 43 (27.39%) Artificial Intelligence
15 40 (25.48%) Keras
15 40 (25.48%) Caffe
16 38 (24.20%) Theano
17 37 (23.57%) Software Engineering
17 37 (23.57%) Amazon AWS
17 37 (23.57%) Analytical Skills
18 36 (22.93%) Apache Hive
19 35 (22.29%) Finance
20 32 (20.38%) Mathematics
20 32 (20.38%) R
21 30 (19.11%) Natural Language Processing
22 29 (18.47%) Statistics
23 28 (17.83%) Google
24 27 (17.20%) Neural Network

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 76 (48.41%) Apache Spark
2 24 (15.29%) Jupyter
3 19 (12.10%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (10.19%) Apache
4 16 (10.19%) SAS
5 13 (8.28%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.91%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.64%) Confluence
7 1 (0.64%) Luigi
7 1 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) SAP MM
1 3 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (1.91%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (23.57%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (10.83%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (5.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (4.46%) Azure Machine Learning
6 6 (3.82%) PaaS
7 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.64%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.01%) DAB
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) Skype
3 1 (0.64%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (42.04%) Hadoop
2 52 (33.12%) Big Data
3 36 (22.93%) Apache Hive
4 15 (9.55%) Relational Database
5 13 (8.28%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.82%) Geospatial Data
6 6 (3.82%) GIS
7 5 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.18%) Data Mining
7 5 (3.18%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.55%) HBase
8 4 (2.55%) Power BI
8 4 (2.55%) Text Mining
9 3 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.91%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.27%) DB2
10 2 (1.27%) KDB
10 2 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.91%) LSMW
3 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.27%) Maven
4 2 (1.27%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.64%) JIRA
5 1 (0.64%) Selenium
General
1 35 (22.29%) Finance
2 14 (8.92%) Marketing
3 11 (7.01%) Retail
4 8 (5.10%) Banking
5 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.91%) Arabic Language
6 3 (1.91%) Hindi Language
7 2 (1.27%) Games
7 2 (1.27%) Indonesian Language
7 2 (1.27%) Malayalam Language
7 2 (1.27%) Tamil Language
7 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Electronics
8 1 (0.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 87 (55.41%) Data Scientist
2 17 (10.83%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 16 (10.19%) Architect
3 16 (10.19%) Software Engineer
4 11 (7.01%) Python Engineer
5 10 (6.37%) Computer Engineer
5 10 (6.37%) Computer Vision Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) Senior Data Scientist
7 8 (5.10%) Data Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 8 (5.10%) Python Software Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Algorithm Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Data Architect
9 6 (3.82%) Computer Scientist
9 6 (3.82%) Computer Vision Scientist
9 6 (3.82%) Consultant
9 6 (3.82%) Developer
10 4 (2.55%) Data Consultant
10 4 (2.55%) Research Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.48%) Caffe
1 40 (25.48%) Keras
2 38 (24.20%) Theano
3 30 (19.11%) Natural Language Processing
4 27 (17.20%) NumPy
5 26 (16.56%) Torch
6 25 (15.92%) scikit-learn
7 23 (14.65%) PySpark
8 17 (10.83%) MLlib
9 14 (8.92%) OpenCV
9 14 (8.92%) Pandas
10 12 (7.64%) Kafka
10 12 (7.64%) SciPy
11 11 (7.01%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (7.01%) Flask
12 10 (6.37%) Celery
12 10 (6.37%) MXNet
12 10 (6.37%) SpaCy
13 8 (5.10%) Matplotlib
14 7 (4.46%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 68 (43.31%) Algorithms
2 37 (23.57%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.10%) Fintech
3 8 (5.10%) Robotics
4 5 (3.18%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.91%) Social Media
6 2 (1.27%) Derivative
6 2 (1.27%) Equities
6 2 (1.27%) Replication
6 2 (1.27%) RIA
6 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.64%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.64%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.64%) User Experience
7 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.64%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.46%) Linux
2 1 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (85.35%) Data Science
2 116 (73.89%) Machine Learning
3 77 (49.04%) Deep Learning
4 66 (42.04%) Analytics
5 50 (31.85%) Computer Science
6 47 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (27.39%) Artificial Intelligence
8 37 (23.57%) Software Engineering
9 32 (20.38%) Mathematics
10 29 (18.47%) Statistics
11 27 (17.20%) Neural Network
11 27 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (15.29%) Statistical Modelling
13 23 (14.65%) Visualisation
14 22 (14.01%) Computer Vision
15 20 (12.74%) Creative Problem-Solving
16 16 (10.19%) Code Optimisation
16 16 (10.19%) Performance Optimisation
16 16 (10.19%) Reinforcement Learning
17 15 (9.55%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 136 (86.62%) Python
2 49 (31.21%) SQL
3 32 (20.38%) R
4 25 (15.92%) C++
5 22 (14.01%) Scala
6 19 (12.10%) Java
7 16 (10.19%) MATLAB
8 9 (5.73%) C
9 8 (5.10%) C#
10 6 (3.82%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.27%) Go
11 2 (1.27%) Ruby
12 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.64%) Lua
12 1 (0.64%) Perl
12 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (33.76%) Degree
2 52 (33.12%) PhD
3 45 (28.66%) Master's Degree
4 23 (14.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (6.37%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.73%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.18%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (12.74%) Docker
2 3 (1.91%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (7.01%) Kibana
1 11 (7.01%) logstash
2 8 (5.10%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.55%) Puppet
4 3 (1.91%) Ansible
5 2 (1.27%) Terraform
6 1 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.64%) Mesos
6 1 (0.64%) Oozie
Vendors
1 28 (17.83%) Google
2 25 (15.92%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.83%) Cloudera
3 17 (10.83%) Hortonworks
4 15 (9.55%) Oracle
5 11 (7.01%) Tableau
6 4 (2.55%) IBM
6 4 (2.55%) SAP
7 3 (1.91%) Facebook
7 3 (1.91%) Talend
8 2 (1.27%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.27%) Informatica
8 2 (1.27%) Sybase
8 2 (1.27%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.64%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.64%) MapR
9 1 (0.64%) Twitter