Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 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.

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
England > London
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 552 603
Rank change year-on-year +5 +51 +6
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 100 53 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.12% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.35% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 37 11
London median daily rate £600 £505 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.81% -8.18% +15.79%
10th Percentile £373 £413 £475
90th Percentile £716 £680 £575
England median daily rate £553 £509 £520
% change year-on-year +8.60% -2.16% +9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17476 15276 14926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.76% 34.60% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 11400 11133
London median daily rate £500 £472 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.04% +4.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £353 £321 £310
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 73 93
London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.36% +11.18% +8.57%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £57.38 £54.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Natural Language Processing in London

Natural Language Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Natural Language Processing in London

Natural Language Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing in London over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Natural Language Processing in London

Natural Language Processing
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 18 December 2017. 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
East London - 17 £600 -
Central London -3 13 £563 +15.38% 4
West London - 1 - - 1
Natural Language Processing
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 London region with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 82 (82.00%) Machine Learning
2 68 (68.00%) Python
3 43 (43.00%) Analytics
4 42 (42.00%) Big Data
5 41 (41.00%) Apache Spark
6 37 (37.00%) Hadoop
7 34 (34.00%) R
7 34 (34.00%) Finance
8 33 (33.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 33 (33.00%) Open Source
9 31 (31.00%) Information Retrieval
9 31 (31.00%) Algorithms
10 30 (30.00%) Java
11 28 (28.00%) SQL
11 28 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (27.00%) Visualisation
13 25 (25.00%) Linux
14 23 (23.00%) Scala
15 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
15 21 (21.00%) C#
15 21 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (20.00%) TensorFlow
17 19 (19.00%) Apache
17 19 (19.00%) Mathematics
17 19 (19.00%) NoSQL
18 18 (18.00%) Data Visualisation
18 18 (18.00%) Neural Network
19 17 (17.00%) Data Mining
19 17 (17.00%) ETL
19 17 (17.00%) Bash Shell

Natural Language Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 41 (41.00%) Apache Spark
2 19 (19.00%) Apache
3 14 (14.00%) Apache Pig
3 14 (14.00%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (10.00%) Apache Solr
4 10 (10.00%) SAS
5 3 (3.00%) Jetty
6 2 (2.00%) Jupyter
6 2 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (14.00%) Chatbot
2 12 (12.00%) SPSS
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.00%) Weka
4 1 (1.00%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (11.00%) Dialogflow
5 4 (4.00%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.00%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (3.00%) Route 53
7 2 (2.00%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (1.00%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.00%) GitHub
8 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.00%) SaaS
8 1 (1.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (42.00%) Big Data
2 37 (37.00%) Hadoop
3 19 (19.00%) NoSQL
4 17 (17.00%) Data Mining
5 16 (16.00%) Apache Hive
6 15 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (15.00%) MongoDB
7 12 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (12.00%) Relational Database
8 10 (10.00%) Impala
8 10 (10.00%) Text Mining
9 9 (9.00%) Mahout
9 9 (9.00%) MarkLogic
9 9 (9.00%) Riak
10 8 (8.00%) Blockchain
10 8 (8.00%) HBase
11 6 (6.00%) Neo4j
12 4 (4.00%) QlikView
12 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
13 3 (3.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (3.00%) Subversion
3 2 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (34.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Retail
3 10 (10.00%) Banking
4 8 (8.00%) Games
4 8 (8.00%) Marketing
5 6 (6.00%) Advertising
6 4 (4.00%) Legal
7 2 (2.00%) Billing
7 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.00%) Law
7 2 (2.00%) Publishing
7 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.00%) French Language
8 1 (1.00%) German Language
8 1 (1.00%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (36.00%) Data Scientist
2 21 (21.00%) Architect
3 20 (20.00%) Developer
4 12 (12.00%) Lead Architect
5 11 (11.00%) Big Data Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 6 (6.00%) Artificial Intelligence Architect
7 6 (6.00%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Big Data Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Data Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Head of Engineering
9 4 (4.00%) Innovation Manager
9 4 (4.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Data Scientist
10 3 (3.00%) Lead Data Architect
10 3 (3.00%) Product Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.00%) TensorFlow
2 15 (15.00%) XML
3 14 (14.00%) Theano
4 13 (13.00%) Lucene
4 13 (13.00%) MXNet
4 13 (13.00%) REST
5 10 (10.00%) Django
5 10 (10.00%) Kafka
6 9 (9.00%) Hibernate
6 9 (9.00%) JMS
6 9 (9.00%) Pandas
6 9 (9.00%) Spring
7 8 (8.00%) MLlib
7 8 (8.00%) NumPy
7 8 (8.00%) Play Framework
8 7 (7.00%) scikit-learn
8 7 (7.00%) SciPy
9 4 (4.00%) D3.js
10 3 (3.00%) JSON
10 3 (3.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.00%) Algorithms
2 15 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.00%) Linked Data
3 12 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 11 (11.00%) Fintech
4 11 (11.00%) Replication
5 10 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 10 (10.00%) Robotics
6 7 (7.00%) Semantic Web
7 5 (5.00%) Social Media
8 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.00%) Derivative
8 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.00%) iPad
8 2 (2.00%) Life Science
8 2 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.00%) User Experience
9 1 (1.00%) Infotainment
9 1 (1.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.00%) Linux
2 12 (12.00%) CentOS
2 12 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (11.00%) Unix
4 2 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (82.00%) Machine Learning
2 43 (43.00%) Analytics
3 33 (33.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 33 (33.00%) Open Source
4 31 (31.00%) Information Retrieval
5 27 (27.00%) Visualisation
6 21 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (19.00%) Mathematics
8 18 (18.00%) Data Visualisation
8 18 (18.00%) Neural Network
9 17 (17.00%) ETL
10 15 (15.00%) Scrum
11 14 (14.00%) RDF
12 13 (13.00%) Data Analysis
12 13 (13.00%) Data Analytics
12 13 (13.00%) MapReduce
13 12 (12.00%) Big Data Analytics
13 12 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (12.00%) Software Engineering
13 12 (12.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (68.00%) Python
2 34 (34.00%) R
3 30 (30.00%) Java
4 28 (28.00%) SQL
5 23 (23.00%) Scala
6 21 (21.00%) C#
6 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (17.00%) Bash Shell
8 15 (15.00%) SPARQL
9 12 (12.00%) MATLAB
10 9 (9.00%) Perl
11 4 (4.00%) C++
12 3 (3.00%) Ruby
13 2 (2.00%) AWK
13 2 (2.00%) C
13 2 (2.00%) sed
13 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.00%) Cypher
14 1 (1.00%) Julia
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Degree
2 8 (8.00%) PhD
3 6 (6.00%) PMP
4 2 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.00%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.00%) GCP
3 2 (2.00%) ISO 20022
4 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) HDFS
2 3 (3.00%) Apache Flume
2 3 (3.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (11.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (3.00%) Oozie
2 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.00%) Puppet
2 3 (3.00%) Salt
3 2 (2.00%) Ansible
4 1 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 16 (16.00%) IBM
2 8 (8.00%) Tableau
3 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.00%) Blue Prism
4 5 (5.00%) Google
5 3 (3.00%) Hortonworks
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle
6 2 (2.00%) Cognos
6 2 (2.00%) Informatica
6 2 (2.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.00%) Talend
6 2 (2.00%) Vertica
7 1 (1.00%) Adobe
7 1 (1.00%) Brandwatch
7 1 (1.00%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.00%) Facebook