The table below looks at the statistics for Natural Language Processing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Natural Language Processing over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Natural Language Processing
Rank 592 580 552
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -28
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.014% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
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£520 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £425 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Natural Language Processing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Natural Language Processing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Natural Language Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Natural Language Processing
Daily Rate Trend

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

Natural Language Processing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Natural Language Processing
Top 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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 +15 2 £530 +24.70% 3
England -30 2 £530 +24.70% 5
East of England - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (33.33%) Social Media
3 1 (16.67%) Clojure
3 1 (16.67%) SciPy
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Active Record
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Mahout
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis

Natural Language Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Mahout
2 1 (16.67%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Yeoman
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Data Scientist
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SciPy
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Kafka
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Cascalog
1 1 (16.67%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Active Record
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Munging
2 1 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Clojure
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) PhD
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