The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 161 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.029% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.089% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £603 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £850 -
% change year-on-year -29.41% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.52 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Natural Language Processing is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1168 1127 1661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.85% 32.51% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 956 1306
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Median hourly rate £26.80 £22.00 £23.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.81% -6.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £16.52 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.94 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Natural Language Processing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Natural Language Processing in the City of London

Natural Language Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Natural Language Processing in the City of London

Natural Language Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Natural Language Processing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 8 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 7 (87.50%) Big Data
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Python
4 5 (62.50%) Analytics
4 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (50.00%) R
5 4 (50.00%) C++
5 4 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (50.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (37.50%) Neural Network
6 3 (37.50%) PhD
6 3 (37.50%) IBM
6 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
6 3 (37.50%) Tableau
6 3 (37.50%) Big Data Analytics
6 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
6 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
6 3 (37.50%) QlikView
6 3 (37.50%) Text Mining
7 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (25.00%) Use Case
7 2 (25.00%) Business Analytics
7 2 (25.00%) Mahout
7 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (25.00%) Data Management
7 2 (25.00%) Scala
7 2 (25.00%) Apache

Natural Language Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (37.50%) QlikView
3 3 (37.50%) Text Mining
4 2 (25.00%) Mahout
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (12.50%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) MLlib
2 1 (12.50%) D3.js
2 1 (12.50%) UIMA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Fintech
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Neural Network
4 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (25.00%) Information Retrieval
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 2 (25.00%) Use Case
6 1 (12.50%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) R
3 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
4 2 (25.00%) Scala
5 1 (12.50%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) PhD
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) Alteryx
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
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