The table below looks at the statistics for Natural Language Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Natural Language Processing
England / London
Rank 376 411 411
Rank change year-on-year
+35 0
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 20 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.037% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.12% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 0
Median daily rate £588 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £395 £450
% change year-on-year
+58.22% -12.22%
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6751 6745 6353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.89% 31.44% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5082 4992 4702
Median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 21
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £24.58 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

Natural Language Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 London

Natural Language Processing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Natural Language Processing Daily Rate Trend in London

Natural Language Processing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing across the London region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Natural Language Processing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Natural Language Processing
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
City of London +2 5 £500 +11.11% 4
Natural Language Processing
England

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 26 (89.66%) Machine Learning
2 24 (82.76%) Python
3 21 (72.41%) Big Data
4 18 (62.07%) R
4 18 (62.07%) Java
5 16 (55.17%) Visualisation
6 15 (51.72%) Computer Science
7 14 (48.28%) Hadoop
7 14 (48.28%) Apache Spark
8 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (44.83%) Finance
9 12 (41.38%) Statistics
9 12 (41.38%) PhD
9 12 (41.38%) Tableau
9 12 (41.38%) QlikView
10 11 (37.93%) Algorithms
10 11 (37.93%) Data Mining
11 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (34.48%) C++
11 10 (34.48%) Analytics
11 10 (34.48%) Data Visualisation
11 10 (34.48%) Mathematics
11 10 (34.48%) Scala
12 9 (31.03%) MATLAB
13 8 (27.59%) Artificial Intelligence
13 8 (27.59%) Neural Network
13 8 (27.59%) Apache Solr
14 7 (24.14%) Data Management
14 7 (24.14%) SPSS
15 6 (20.69%) Telecoms

Natural Language Processing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 14 (48.28%) Apache Spark
2 8 (27.59%) Apache Solr
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) Apache Pig
4 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) SPSS
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (72.41%) Big Data
2 14 (48.28%) Hadoop
3 12 (41.38%) QlikView
4 11 (37.93%) Data Mining
5 6 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
6 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
6 5 (17.24%) Spotfire
7 4 (13.79%) Apache Hive
7 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
7 4 (13.79%) Text Mining
8 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (10.34%) Impala
8 3 (10.34%) MarkLogic
8 3 (10.34%) Riak
9 2 (6.90%) Flink
10 1 (3.45%) Cloudera CDH
10 1 (3.45%) HBase
10 1 (3.45%) Mahout
10 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Mockito
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.79%) Electronics
3 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.79%) Marketing
4 3 (10.34%) Banking
5 2 (6.90%) Retail
6 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Data Scientist
2 9 (31.03%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 6 (20.69%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Junior
4 5 (17.24%) Machine Learning Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Junior Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Data Scientist
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Data Scientist
8 1 (3.45%) Analytics Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Data Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Hadoop Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Machine Learning Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Solr Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) D3.js
2 5 (17.24%) Kafka
2 5 (17.24%) Lucene
3 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.34%) JMS
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
4 2 (6.90%) Django
4 2 (6.90%) scikit-learn
4 2 (6.90%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.45%) Akka
5 1 (3.45%) Bokeh
5 1 (3.45%) Flask
5 1 (3.45%) MLlib
5 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Computer Science
2 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (37.93%) Algorithms
4 3 (10.34%) Replication
5 2 (6.90%) Clustering
5 2 (6.90%) Social Network
6 1 (3.45%) Fintech
6 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) CentOS
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Machine Learning
2 16 (55.17%) Visualisation
3 12 (41.38%) Statistics
4 10 (34.48%) Analytics
4 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (34.48%) Data Visualisation
4 10 (34.48%) Mathematics
5 8 (27.59%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (27.59%) Neural Network
6 7 (24.14%) Data Management
7 6 (20.69%) A/B Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Applied Mathematics
7 6 (20.69%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (20.69%) Predictive Modelling
8 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Prototyping
8 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (13.79%) ETL
9 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) Python
2 18 (62.07%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) R
3 10 (34.48%) C++
3 10 (34.48%) Scala
4 9 (31.03%) MATLAB
5 4 (13.79%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) PhD
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Tableau
2 6 (20.69%) Alteryx
3 4 (13.79%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) IBM