The table below looks at the statistics for Natural Language Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Natural Language Processing over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Natural Language Processing
UK / England
Rank 550 579 587
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +8
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 15 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.058% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.20% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 3
Median daily rate £556 £520 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +15.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £556 £520 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +15.55%
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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12817 13637 12804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.94% 29.30% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8871 9472 8793
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 248 167
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £56.32 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Natural Language Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Natural Language Processing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Natural Language Processing Daily Rate Trend in England

Natural Language Processing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing across the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Natural Language Processing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Natural Language Processing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Natural Language Processing across the England region.

Natural Language Processing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Natural Language Processing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
London +25 13 £600 +9.09% 10
South East +4 1 £513 -1.44% 3
South West - 1 £400 - 3
Natural Language Processing
UK

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 England region with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 29 (69.05%) Machine Learning
2 28 (66.67%) Python
3 22 (52.38%) Big Data
4 20 (47.62%) R
5 18 (42.86%) Java
5 18 (42.86%) Visualisation
6 15 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 15 (35.71%) PhD
6 15 (35.71%) Data Mining
7 14 (33.33%) Hadoop
7 14 (33.33%) Apache Spark
8 13 (30.95%) Statistics
8 13 (30.95%) C++
9 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (28.57%) QlikView
9 12 (28.57%) Tableau
10 11 (26.19%) Algorithms
10 11 (26.19%) Artificial Intelligence
10 11 (26.19%) Scala
11 10 (23.81%) Mathematics
11 10 (23.81%) C#
11 10 (23.81%) Information Retrieval
11 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (23.81%) Analytics
12 9 (21.43%) Finance
12 9 (21.43%) Degree
12 9 (21.43%) Neural Network
13 8 (19.05%) Statistical Analysis
13 8 (19.05%) Applied Mathematics
13 8 (19.05%) Apache Solr

Natural Language Processing
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 14 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 8 (19.05%) Apache Solr
3 3 (7.14%) Apache Pig
4 2 (4.76%) Apache
4 2 (4.76%) CMS
4 2 (4.76%) Drupal
4 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SPSS
2 2 (4.76%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) LAN
1 6 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) Big Data
2 15 (35.71%) Data Mining
3 14 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 12 (28.57%) QlikView
5 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 6 (14.29%) Spotfire
7 5 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (9.52%) Apache Hive
8 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 4 (9.52%) Text Mining
9 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.14%) Impala
9 3 (7.14%) MarkLogic
9 3 (7.14%) Riak
10 2 (4.76%) Flink
11 1 (2.38%) Cloudera CDH
11 1 (2.38%) HBase
11 1 (2.38%) Neo4j
11 1 (2.38%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Electronics
3 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Front Office
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Data Scientist
2 12 (28.57%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 6 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Data Scientist
4 4 (9.52%) Software Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Data Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Machine Learning Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Analytics Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.38%) C# Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Data Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Web Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
1 7 (16.67%) D3.js
1 7 (16.67%) XML
2 6 (14.29%) CSS
2 6 (14.29%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) HTML5
2 6 (14.29%) XSLT
3 5 (11.90%) Lucene
4 4 (9.52%) Kafka
4 4 (9.52%) Spring
5 3 (7.14%) Django
5 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.14%) JMS
5 3 (7.14%) scikit-learn
6 2 (4.76%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (2.38%) Dropwizard
7 1 (2.38%) Flask
7 1 (2.38%) GWT
7 1 (2.38%) TensorFlow
7 1 (2.38%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 15 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 13 (30.95%) Statistics
4 11 (26.19%) Algorithms
4 11 (26.19%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (23.81%) Mathematics
6 9 (21.43%) Neural Network
7 8 (19.05%) Applied Mathematics
8 4 (9.52%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (7.14%) Physics
9 3 (7.14%) Replication
10 2 (4.76%) Clustering
10 2 (4.76%) Ontologies
10 2 (4.76%) Social Network
11 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
11 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
11 1 (2.38%) Remote Sensing
11 1 (2.38%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) CentOS
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
1 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Machine Learning
2 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (23.81%) Analytics
3 10 (23.81%) Information Retrieval
4 8 (19.05%) Data Visualisation
4 8 (19.05%) Deep Learning
4 8 (19.05%) Statistical Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 7 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (16.67%) Web Design
6 6 (14.29%) Change Management
6 6 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 6 (14.29%) Network Design
6 6 (14.29%) Parallel Processing
6 6 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 6 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (14.29%) SOA
6 6 (14.29%) Time Management
7 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) Python
2 20 (47.62%) R
3 18 (42.86%) Java
4 13 (30.95%) C++
5 11 (26.19%) Scala
6 10 (23.81%) C#
7 7 (16.67%) SQL
8 6 (14.29%) MATLAB
8 6 (14.29%) PHP
9 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
10 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
10 3 (7.14%) Perl
11 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.38%) XPath
11 1 (2.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) PhD
2 9 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PMP
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Tableau
2 4 (9.52%) Alteryx
2 4 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Facebook
3 1 (2.38%) Google