Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Natural Language Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Natural Language Processing over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Berkshire median daily rate £563 - -
South East median daily rate £600 £500 £438
% change year-on-year +20.00% +14.29% -15.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Natural Language Processing is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,113 911 938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.33% 22.60% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 553 567
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £311 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £549 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +90.70% -53.23%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.13 £45.40 £42.90
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Natural Language Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Natural Language Processing in Berkshire

Natural Language Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Natural Language Processing in Berkshire

Natural Language Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing in Berkshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Natural Language Processing in Berkshire

Natural Language Processing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 5 - - 2
Newbury - 2 £450 -
Slough - 1 £513 -
Maidenhead - 1 £450 -
Natural Language Processing
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Natural Language Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 16 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 12 (75.00%) JSON
3 11 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) .NET
5 9 (56.25%) C#
5 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (56.25%) Lucene
5 9 (56.25%) Apache Solr
5 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
5 9 (56.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (56.25%) NoSQL
5 9 (56.25%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (56.25%) Neo4j
5 9 (56.25%) Kafka
5 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
5 9 (56.25%) SignalR
5 9 (56.25%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (56.25%) Docker
5 9 (56.25%) Anomaly Detection
5 9 (56.25%) Kubernetes
6 8 (50.00%) React
6 8 (50.00%) Redis
6 8 (50.00%) Node.js
6 8 (50.00%) Memcached
6 8 (50.00%) jQuery
6 8 (50.00%) HTML
6 8 (50.00%) Linux

Natural Language Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (56.25%) Apache Solr
1 9 (56.25%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
3 4 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (31.25%) Apigee
2 5 (31.25%) IaaS
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (31.25%) PaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) HTTP
2 5 (31.25%) Skype
2 5 (31.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
1 9 (56.25%) Neo4j
1 9 (56.25%) NoSQL
2 8 (50.00%) Redis
3 6 (37.50%) Big Data
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Platform Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Azure Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Data Scientist
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) JSON
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
2 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (56.25%) Kafka
2 9 (56.25%) Lucene
2 9 (56.25%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (56.25%) SignalR
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) jQuery
3 8 (50.00%) Memcached
3 8 (50.00%) Node.js
3 8 (50.00%) React
4 5 (31.25%) .NET Core
4 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 5 (31.25%) RESTful
4 5 (31.25%) SOAP
4 5 (31.25%) WebSockets
4 5 (31.25%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) CentOS
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 9 (56.25%) Anomaly Detection
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) Analytics
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (31.25%) Conversational UI
6 5 (31.25%) Data Analytics
6 5 (31.25%) Microservices
6 5 (31.25%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 5 (31.25%) OO
6 5 (31.25%) Sentiment Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) Speech Recognition
7 4 (25.00%) Asynchronous Programming
7 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 4 (25.00%) Service Management
7 4 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) R
4 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
5 4 (25.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Rackspace
2 5 (31.25%) ServiceNow
3 2 (12.50%) Progress
3 2 (12.50%) Tableau