Period
to 22 January 2019

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 6 months to 22 January 2019 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 237 225
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12 -
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 18 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 6
City of London median daily rate £600 £588 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +20.51% -
10th Percentile £475 £406 £456
90th Percentile £688 £651 £575
Central London median daily rate £563 £588 £488
% change year-on-year -4.26% +20.51% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,676 2,702 2,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.23% 38.20% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,224 2,306 1,859
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £409 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.55 £54.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.02% -49.22% +35.61%
10th Percentile £14.90 £21.00 £51.62
90th Percentile £84.50 £57.88 £56.87
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £27.09 £54.25
% change year-on-year -0.33% -50.06% +35.61%

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 16 (88.89%) Machine Learning
2 14 (77.78%) Data Science
3 11 (61.11%) Python
4 9 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 9 (50.00%) Analytics
4 9 (50.00%) Apache Spark
5 7 (38.89%) Big Data
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Banking
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (33.33%) Algorithms
6 6 (33.33%) Pandas
7 5 (27.78%) scikit-learn
7 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
8 4 (22.22%) Statistics
8 4 (22.22%) Open Source
8 4 (22.22%) NumPy
8 4 (22.22%) Scala
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Master's Degree
8 4 (22.22%) Docker
8 4 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Deep Learning
9 3 (16.67%) Bayesian Methods

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 9 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Big Data
2 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) Blockchain
4 2 (11.11%) Neo4j
4 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.11%) Spotfire
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.56%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) GitLab
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Data Scientist
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Data Scientist
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.56%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Scala Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Pandas
2 5 (27.78%) scikit-learn
3 4 (22.22%) NumPy
4 3 (16.67%) Kafka
4 3 (16.67%) PyMC3
4 3 (16.67%) SpaCy
5 2 (11.11%) TensorFlow
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Fintech
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Machine Learning
2 14 (77.78%) Data Science
3 9 (50.00%) Analytics
3 9 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) Statistics
7 3 (16.67%) Bayesian Methods
7 3 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Deep Learning
7 3 (16.67%) Econometrics
7 3 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (16.67%) Informatics
7 3 (16.67%) Ontologies
7 3 (16.67%) Refactoring
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Scala
4 3 (16.67%) R
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) Cypher
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau