Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Sentiment Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sentiment Analysis over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Sentiment Analysis (Sentiment Analytics, Opinion Mining)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +303
Contract jobs citing Sentiment Analysis 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.028% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median daily rate £613 - -
Central London median daily rate £613 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Sentiment Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6355 5735 7161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.39% 87.62% 84.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5076 4555 5712
City of London median daily rate £510 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 53 65
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.15 £13.75 £12.12
90th Percentile £31.05 £55.00 £43.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +6.58% -6.17% +14.52%

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sentiment Analysis 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 Sentiment Analysis.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) RDF
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Semantic Web
1 2 (100.00%) SPARQL
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Linked Data
1 2 (100.00%) Information Retrieval
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Random Forest
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data

Sentiment Analysis
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Linked Data
1 2 (100.00%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Retrieval
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Random Forest
1 2 (100.00%) RDF
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SPARQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA