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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Natural Language Processing over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Natural Language Processing
Rank 575 545 557
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.028% 0.014% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£520 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
Natural Language Processing
UK

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
14299 13817 13946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.94% 29.23% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9732 9197 8544
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 255 340
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.69 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Natural Language Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Natural Language Processing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing within the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 4 £520 +22.35% 2
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Natural Language Processing
UK

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Natural Language Processing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Natural Language Processing.

1 10 (71.43%) Java
1 10 (71.43%) Python
1 10 (71.43%) Hadoop
1 10 (71.43%) Big Data
1 10 (71.43%) Analytics
2 8 (57.14%) Algorithms
3 7 (50.00%) Apache Pig
3 7 (50.00%) R
3 7 (50.00%) MapReduce
3 7 (50.00%) Apache Hive
4 6 (42.86%) Open Source
4 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) HBase
4 6 (42.86%) JAQL
4 6 (42.86%) Data Structures
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
5 5 (35.71%) Couchbase
5 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
5 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
5 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
5 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) Data Security
5 5 (35.71%) OOP
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) Sybase
5 5 (35.71%) DB2

Natural Language Processing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Natural Language Processing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Natural Language Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) Hadoop
1 10 (71.43%) Big Data
2 7 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 6 (42.86%) HBase
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 5 (35.71%) Couchbase
4 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
4 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
4 5 (35.71%) DB2
5 3 (21.43%) Mahout
6 1 (7.14%) Impala
6 1 (7.14%) Text Mining
6 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
6 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Data Scientist
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 2 (14.29%) Cascading
2 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Cascalog
2 1 (7.14%) Pandas
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) SciPy
2 1 (7.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Algorithms
2 6 (42.86%) Open Source
2 6 (42.86%) Data Structures
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 2 (14.29%) Social Media
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Analytics
2 7 (50.00%) MapReduce
3 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Data Security
4 5 (35.71%) OOP
4 5 (35.71%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
5 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
6 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) Data Munging
8 1 (7.14%) Time Series Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Information Retrieval
8 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
1 10 (71.43%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) R
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) JAQL
4 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Clojure
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PhD
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) Sybase
1 5 (35.71%) Tableau
1 5 (35.71%) RapidMiner
1 5 (35.71%) Hortonworks
1 5 (35.71%) Cloudera