The table below looks at the statistics for Natural Language Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Natural Language Processing over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Natural Language Processing
London / City of London
Rank 146 150 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.032% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.100% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £370 £450
% change year-on-year
+68.91% -17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1059 1001 1571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.68% 31.72% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 843 1266
Median daily rate £475 £453 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.97% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Natural Language Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Natural Language Processing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Natural Language Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Natural Language Processing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing across the City of London region.

Natural Language Processing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Natural Language Processing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Natural Language Processing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Natural Language Processing 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 City of London region with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 8 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 7 (87.50%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (62.50%) Big Data
5 4 (50.00%) Marketing
5 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (50.00%) R
5 4 (50.00%) C++
5 4 (50.00%) Electronics
5 4 (50.00%) SAP
5 4 (50.00%) PhD
5 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (37.50%) Text Mining
6 3 (37.50%) Neural Network
6 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
6 3 (37.50%) Analytics
6 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
6 3 (37.50%) Tableau
6 3 (37.50%) QlikView
6 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
6 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
7 2 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
7 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation

Natural Language Processing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (37.50%) QlikView
2 3 (37.50%) Text Mining
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
3 1 (12.50%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) Electronics
3 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (50.00%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Process Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (12.50%) Solr Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) D3.js
1 1 (12.50%) Django
1 1 (12.50%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Fintech
3 1 (12.50%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Neural Network
4 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
5 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
6 1 (12.50%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
6 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
6 1 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) R
4 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
5 2 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Tableau
3 1 (12.50%) Alteryx