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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Natural Language Processing
Rank 593 621 607
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 29 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.040% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.14% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 6
Median daily rate £563 £520 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.17% +9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £498 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £520 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £520 -
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
15430 15199 14127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.08% 28.77% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10754 10591 9327
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 269 158
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £17.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 22 £563 - 5
South West - 3 £325 - 1
East of England - 3 £550 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £600 -
Natural Language Processing
UK

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 24 (57.14%) Machine Learning
2 19 (45.24%) Python
3 17 (40.48%) Big Data
4 15 (35.71%) Data Mining
5 14 (33.33%) PhD
5 14 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 14 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
5 14 (33.33%) R
6 13 (30.95%) Degree
7 12 (28.57%) Visualisation
7 12 (28.57%) Data Modelling
8 11 (26.19%) XML
8 11 (26.19%) C#
8 11 (26.19%) C++
8 11 (26.19%) HTML
8 11 (26.19%) Hadoop
8 11 (26.19%) Mathematics
8 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
8 11 (26.19%) Deep Learning
8 11 (26.19%) Information Retrieval
8 11 (26.19%) Apache Spark
9 10 (23.81%) Prototyping
9 10 (23.81%) Statistics
9 10 (23.81%) Scala
9 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (21.43%) SOA
10 9 (21.43%) Java
10 9 (21.43%) .NET
10 9 (21.43%) CSS
10 9 (21.43%) HTML5

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 11 (26.19%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.14%) GlassFish
2 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 2 (4.76%) Drupal
3 2 (4.76%) SAS
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) SPSS
2 1 (2.38%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) LAN
1 8 (19.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) Big Data
2 15 (35.71%) Data Mining
3 11 (26.19%) Hadoop
4 9 (21.43%) QlikView
5 8 (19.05%) Spotfire
6 5 (11.90%) Text Mining
7 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 3 (7.14%) Triplestore
8 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.38%) Flink
8 1 (2.38%) GIS
8 1 (2.38%) Mahout
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) NUnit
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Data Scientist
2 9 (21.43%) Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Applications Architect
4 7 (16.67%) Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 5 (11.90%) Software Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) Machine Learning Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Big Data Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Data Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Data Scientist
8 2 (4.76%) Web Applications Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) HTML
1 11 (26.19%) XML
2 9 (21.43%) .NET
2 9 (21.43%) CSS
2 9 (21.43%) HTML5
3 8 (19.05%) D3.js
3 8 (19.05%) XSLT
4 4 (9.52%) REST
5 3 (7.14%) J2EE
5 3 (7.14%) JSON
5 3 (7.14%) scikit-learn
5 3 (7.14%) Spring
5 3 (7.14%) Web Services
5 3 (7.14%) XSD
6 1 (2.38%) Ajax
6 1 (2.38%) Django
6 1 (2.38%) GWT
6 1 (2.38%) JavaFX
6 1 (2.38%) NumPy
6 1 (2.38%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 12 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
3 11 (26.19%) Mathematics
4 10 (23.81%) Statistics
5 9 (21.43%) Applied Mathematics
6 7 (16.67%) Algorithms
7 6 (14.29%) Neural Network
8 5 (11.90%) Ontologies
9 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.14%) Hedge funds
11 1 (2.38%) Clustering
11 1 (2.38%) Fintech
11 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
11 1 (2.38%) Remote Sensing
11 1 (2.38%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.76%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Machine Learning
2 14 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 12 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 11 (26.19%) Deep Learning
4 11 (26.19%) Information Retrieval
5 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (23.81%) Prototyping
6 9 (21.43%) Analytics
6 9 (21.43%) SOA
7 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (19.05%) Change Management
7 8 (19.05%) Network Design
7 8 (19.05%) Parallel Processing
7 8 (19.05%) Project Planning
7 8 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (19.05%) Time Management
7 8 (19.05%) Web Design
8 5 (11.90%) Predictive Modelling
8 5 (11.90%) RDF
9 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Python
2 14 (33.33%) R
3 11 (26.19%) C#
3 11 (26.19%) C++
4 10 (23.81%) Scala
5 9 (21.43%) Java
6 8 (19.05%) PHP
7 6 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 3 (7.14%) XPath
9 3 (7.14%) XQuery
10 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.38%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) PhD
2 13 (30.95%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) ISEB
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Tableau
2 2 (4.76%) IBM
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Facebook
3 1 (2.38%) Google