The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 29 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 618 600
Rank change year-on-year +56 -18  
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 15 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.016% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.057% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Median daily rate £425 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.72% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 - £450
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13230 14037 13127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.70% 28.26% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9187 9869 8617
Median daily rate £425 £413 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 210 170
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £12.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Natural Language Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Natural Language Processing in England

Natural Language Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Natural Language Processing in England

Natural Language Processing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Natural Language Processing in England

Natural Language Processing
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
London +37 13 £400 -27.27% 13
West Midlands - 1 £600 - 1
Natural Language Processing
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 England region with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 27 (84.38%) Machine Learning
2 24 (75.00%) Python
3 21 (65.63%) Big Data
4 20 (62.50%) Java
5 18 (56.25%) R
6 16 (50.00%) Visualisation
6 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
7 14 (43.75%) Apache Spark
7 14 (43.75%) Hadoop
8 13 (40.63%) Statistics
8 13 (40.63%) PhD
8 13 (40.63%) Finance
9 12 (37.50%) Data Mining
9 12 (37.50%) QlikView
9 12 (37.50%) Tableau
9 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (34.38%) Algorithms
10 11 (34.38%) Analytics
10 11 (34.38%) Mathematics
11 10 (31.25%) Data Visualisation
11 10 (31.25%) Scala
11 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (31.25%) C++
12 9 (28.13%) MATLAB
13 8 (25.00%) Apache Solr
13 8 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
13 8 (25.00%) Neural Network
14 7 (21.88%) Degree
14 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
14 7 (21.88%) NoSQL

Natural Language Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (43.75%) Apache Spark
2 8 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 4 (12.50%) Apache
3 4 (12.50%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) SPSS
2 1 (3.13%) Chatbot
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) Big Data
2 14 (43.75%) Hadoop
3 12 (37.50%) Data Mining
3 12 (37.50%) QlikView
4 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
4 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
5 6 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (15.63%) Apache Hive
6 5 (15.63%) Spotfire
6 5 (15.63%) Text Mining
7 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (9.38%) Impala
8 3 (9.38%) MarkLogic
8 3 (9.38%) Riak
9 1 (3.13%) HBase
9 1 (3.13%) Mahout
9 1 (3.13%) Neo4j
9 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Mockito
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.50%) Electronics
3 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.50%) Marketing
4 3 (9.38%) Banking
5 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (6.25%) Retail
6 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 8 (25.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 6 (18.75%) Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Junior
4 5 (15.63%) Machine Learning Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Junior Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Junior Data Scientist
7 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Data Scientist
8 1 (3.13%) Analytics Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Data Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Data Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Process Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) D3.js
1 6 (18.75%) Lucene
2 5 (15.63%) Kafka
3 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
3 3 (9.38%) JMS
3 3 (9.38%) Spring
4 2 (6.25%) Django
4 2 (6.25%) Regular Expression
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) Akka
5 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.13%) Bokeh
5 1 (3.13%) Dropwizard
5 1 (3.13%) Flask
5 1 (3.13%) MLlib
5 1 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) scikit-learn
5 1 (3.13%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (34.38%) Algorithms
4 3 (9.38%) Replication
5 2 (6.25%) Social Network
6 1 (3.13%) Clustering
6 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.13%) Fintech
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) CentOS
2 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Machine Learning
2 16 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 13 (40.63%) Statistics
4 11 (34.38%) Analytics
4 11 (34.38%) Mathematics
5 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (31.25%) Data Visualisation
6 8 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (25.00%) Neural Network
7 7 (21.88%) Data Analysis
7 7 (21.88%) Data Management
8 6 (18.75%) A/B Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Applied Mathematics
8 6 (18.75%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (18.75%) Predictive Modelling
9 5 (15.63%) MapReduce
9 5 (15.63%) Prototyping
9 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.63%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) Python
2 20 (62.50%) Java
3 18 (56.25%) R
4 10 (31.25%) C++
4 10 (31.25%) Scala
5 9 (28.13%) MATLAB
6 4 (12.50%) C#
6 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.50%) SQL
7 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.38%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) PhD
2 7 (21.88%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Tableau
2 6 (18.75%) Alteryx
3 4 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
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