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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Natural Language Processing over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Natural Language Processing
Rank 427 - 434
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% - 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.069% - 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £575 - £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £850 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.52 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Natural Language Processing
England

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
7239 6847 6978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.45% 30.53% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5478 4871 5068
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 31
Average hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -50.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Natural Language Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London - 1 - - 3
Natural Language Processing
England

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (66.67%) Python
1 8 (66.67%) R
1 8 (66.67%) Big Data
1 8 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 7 (58.33%) Analytics
2 7 (58.33%) Data Visualisation
2 7 (58.33%) Visualisation
3 6 (50.00%) Data Mining
4 5 (41.67%) C++
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Predictive Modelling
4 5 (41.67%) Text Mining
4 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (33.33%) Tableau
5 4 (33.33%) Data Governance
5 4 (33.33%) Alteryx
5 4 (33.33%) Statistics
5 4 (33.33%) Neural Network
5 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 4 (33.33%) Social Network
5 4 (33.33%) QlikView
5 4 (33.33%) Data Management
5 4 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
5 4 (33.33%) SPSS
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

Natural Language Processing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (16.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SPSS
2 1 (8.33%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Big Data
2 6 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 5 (41.67%) Text Mining
4 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (33.33%) QlikView
5 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
5 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (16.67%) Impala
6 2 (16.67%) Mahout
6 2 (16.67%) Neo4j
7 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (8.33%) CouchDB
7 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (8.33%) MarkLogic
7 1 (8.33%) MySQL
7 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (8.33%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
1 2 (16.67%) Yeoman
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Bulgarian Language
2 1 (8.33%) Estonian Language
2 1 (8.33%) Latvian Language
2 1 (8.33%) Lithuanian Language
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Data Scientist
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) C Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Cascalog
2 2 (16.67%) D3.js
2 2 (16.67%) Pandas
2 2 (16.67%) scikit-learn
2 2 (16.67%) SciPy
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) Regular Expression
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Visualisation
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (33.33%) Neural Network
3 4 (33.33%) Social Network
3 4 (33.33%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Fintech
4 1 (8.33%) Linked Data
4 1 (8.33%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 7 (58.33%) Analytics
2 7 (58.33%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (41.67%) Predictive Modelling
4 4 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 4 (33.33%) Data Management
4 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Demand Forecasting
7 1 (8.33%) DevOps
7 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
7 1 (8.33%) OCR
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Python
1 8 (66.67%) R
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Clojure
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) SPARQL
4 1 (8.33%) XPath
4 1 (8.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PhD
2 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Alteryx
1 4 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle