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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Natural Language Processing over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Natural Language Processing
Rank 595 616 634
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +18
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 19 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.060% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.21% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 9
Median daily rate £513 £520 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £520 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +15.55%
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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15266 15816 15220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.80% 28.76% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10535 11015 10387
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 256 171
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £15.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £52.00
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

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Natural Language Processing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Natural Language Processing
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Natural Language Processing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Natural Language Processing
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
England +2 17 £513 -1.44% 15
London +17 14 £550 - 8
City of London - 6 £475 - 2
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
South East -10 1 £513 -1.44%
Oxfordshire -33 1 £513 -1.44%
Dorset - 1 £400 - 3
Cambridge - 1 £550 - 2
Bournemouth - 1 £400 - 1
South West - 1 £400 - 3
East of England - 1 £550 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £550 - 2

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 37 (71.15%) Machine Learning
2 34 (65.38%) Python
3 25 (48.08%) Big Data
4 21 (40.38%) R
5 20 (38.46%) Java
6 18 (34.62%) C++
6 18 (34.62%) Computer Science
6 18 (34.62%) Visualisation
7 17 (32.69%) PhD
8 15 (28.85%) Data Mining
8 15 (28.85%) Hadoop
8 15 (28.85%) Statistics
8 15 (28.85%) Apache Spark
9 14 (26.92%) Tableau
9 14 (26.92%) Artificial Intelligence
9 14 (26.92%) QlikView
9 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (23.08%) Finance
10 12 (23.08%) C#
10 12 (23.08%) Mathematics
10 12 (23.08%) Degree
10 12 (23.08%) Neural Network
10 12 (23.08%) Analytics
10 12 (23.08%) Deep Learning
11 11 (21.15%) Information Retrieval
11 11 (21.15%) Scala
11 11 (21.15%) XML
11 11 (21.15%) HTML
12 10 (19.23%) Statistical Analysis
12 10 (19.23%) Applied Mathematics

Natural Language Processing
Top Related IT Skills 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 15 (28.85%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 3 (5.77%) GlassFish
3 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) CMS
4 2 (3.85%) Drupal
4 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) SPSS
2 2 (3.85%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) LAN
1 8 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) Big Data
2 15 (28.85%) Data Mining
2 15 (28.85%) Hadoop
3 14 (26.92%) QlikView
4 8 (15.38%) Spotfire
5 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
5 5 (9.62%) Text Mining
6 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.77%) Riak
7 3 (5.77%) Triplestore
8 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.85%) CouchDB
8 2 (3.85%) Flink
8 2 (3.85%) Redis
8 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.92%) Cloudera CDH
9 1 (1.92%) HBase
9 1 (1.92%) Mahout
9 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Electronics
3 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Front Office
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Data Scientist
2 13 (25.00%) Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 9 (17.31%) Architect
5 8 (15.38%) Applications Architect
6 6 (11.54%) Python Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Software Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Machine Learning Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Data Scientist
9 3 (5.77%) Data Consultant
10 2 (3.85%) Big Data Consultant
10 2 (3.85%) C++ Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Process Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Web Applications Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Web Architect
11 1 (1.92%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) HTML
1 11 (21.15%) XML
2 9 (17.31%) .NET
2 9 (17.31%) CSS
2 9 (17.31%) D3.js
2 9 (17.31%) HTML5
3 8 (15.38%) XSLT
4 4 (7.69%) Django
4 4 (7.69%) REST
4 4 (7.69%) scikit-learn
4 4 (7.69%) Spring
5 3 (5.77%) J2EE
5 3 (5.77%) JSON
5 3 (5.77%) Kafka
5 3 (5.77%) Web Services
5 3 (5.77%) XSD
6 2 (3.85%) Flask
6 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.85%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (1.92%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Computer Science
1 18 (34.62%) Visualisation
2 15 (28.85%) Statistics
3 14 (26.92%) Artificial Intelligence
4 12 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 12 (23.08%) Neural Network
5 10 (19.23%) Algorithms
5 10 (19.23%) Applied Mathematics
6 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (9.62%) Ontologies
8 4 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (5.77%) Physics
9 3 (5.77%) Social Media
10 2 (3.85%) Clustering
10 2 (3.85%) Social Network
11 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.92%) Remote Sensing
11 1 (1.92%) Replication
11 1 (1.92%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Unix
2 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) CentOS
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) Machine Learning
2 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (23.08%) Analytics
3 12 (23.08%) Deep Learning
4 11 (21.15%) Information Retrieval
5 10 (19.23%) Prototyping
5 10 (19.23%) Statistical Analysis
6 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
6 9 (17.31%) SOA
6 9 (17.31%) Web Design
7 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (15.38%) Change Management
7 8 (15.38%) Network Design
7 8 (15.38%) Parallel Processing
7 8 (15.38%) Project Planning
7 8 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (15.38%) Time Management
8 6 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.62%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) Python
2 21 (40.38%) R
3 20 (38.46%) Java
4 18 (34.62%) C++
5 12 (23.08%) C#
6 11 (21.15%) Scala
7 8 (15.38%) PHP
8 7 (13.46%) MATLAB
8 7 (13.46%) SQL
9 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
10 3 (5.77%) XPath
10 3 (5.77%) XQuery
11 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.92%) Perl
11 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.92%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) PhD
2 12 (23.08%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.92%) PMP
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.92%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Tableau
2 4 (7.69%) Alteryx
2 4 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (3.85%) Twitter
4 1 (1.92%) Facebook
4 1 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
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