Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 531 567 603
Rank change year-on-year +36 +36 -19
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 87 40 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.089% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.26% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 26 6
London median daily rate £600 £490 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% -6.67% +10.53%
10th Percentile £403 £409 £456
90th Percentile £713 £623 £575
England median daily rate £600 £500 £520
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +6.67%
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 16560 15272 14833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.82% 34.10% 31.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12563 11474 10980
London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £306
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 67 98
London median hourly rate £30.75 £42.50 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.65% +18.88% +2.14%
10th Percentile £18.40 £19.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £83.65 £54.38
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £37.45
% change year-on-year +7.38% -0.53% +10.15%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +21 13 £590 +24.21% 10
West London +13 1 - - 1
Natural Language Processing
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 73 (83.91%) Machine Learning
2 61 (70.11%) Python
3 37 (42.53%) Big Data
4 36 (41.38%) Apache Spark
5 35 (40.23%) Finance
6 33 (37.93%) Algorithms
7 32 (36.78%) Analytics
8 31 (35.63%) Artificial Intelligence
8 31 (35.63%) Hadoop
9 30 (34.48%) Open Source
10 27 (31.03%) Information Retrieval
10 27 (31.03%) Java
11 25 (28.74%) Linux
11 25 (28.74%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (27.59%) R
13 22 (25.29%) Scala
13 22 (25.29%) C#
14 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
15 20 (22.99%) Visualisation
16 19 (21.84%) Mathematics
16 19 (21.84%) Apache
16 19 (21.84%) SQL
17 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (20.69%) TensorFlow
18 16 (18.39%) IBM
19 15 (17.24%) Neural Network
19 15 (17.24%) Statistics
19 15 (17.24%) SPARQL
19 15 (17.24%) Bash Shell
20 14 (16.09%) Apache Cassandra

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 36 (41.38%) Apache Spark
2 19 (21.84%) Apache
3 13 (14.94%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (12.64%) Apache Solr
5 9 (10.34%) Apache Pig
6 6 (6.90%) SAS
7 3 (3.45%) Jetty
8 1 (1.15%) CMS
8 1 (1.15%) Jupyter
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Chatbot
2 7 (8.05%) SPSS
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.15%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 25 (28.74%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.45%) Route 53
5 2 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.30%) SaaS
6 1 (1.15%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (42.53%) Big Data
2 31 (35.63%) Hadoop
3 14 (16.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (16.09%) NoSQL
4 12 (13.79%) Apache Hive
5 11 (12.64%) Data Mining
5 11 (12.64%) MongoDB
6 10 (11.49%) Relational Database
7 9 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (10.34%) Impala
7 9 (10.34%) MarkLogic
7 9 (10.34%) Riak
8 8 (9.20%) Blockchain
8 8 (9.20%) Mahout
8 8 (9.20%) Text Mining
9 3 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (3.45%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (3.45%) Cloudera CDH
9 3 (3.45%) Neo4j
9 3 (3.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.45%) Mercurial
2 3 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 35 (40.23%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Retail
3 9 (10.34%) Games
4 6 (6.90%) Marketing
5 5 (5.75%) Advertising
6 4 (4.60%) Banking
7 2 (2.30%) Law
7 2 (2.30%) Legal
7 2 (2.30%) Publishing
8 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Data Scientist
2 20 (22.99%) Developer
3 16 (18.39%) Architect
4 13 (14.94%) Lead Architect
5 10 (11.49%) Big Data Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 5 (5.75%) Artificial Intelligence Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Innovation Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Data Scientist
9 3 (3.45%) Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Product Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Python Developer
10 2 (2.30%) ETL Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Lead Data Architect
10 2 (2.30%) Research Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) TensorFlow
2 14 (16.09%) MXNet
3 13 (14.94%) Lucene
3 13 (14.94%) REST
3 13 (14.94%) Theano
4 12 (13.79%) Django
4 12 (13.79%) XML
5 9 (10.34%) Hibernate
5 9 (10.34%) JMS
5 9 (10.34%) Kafka
5 9 (10.34%) Spring
6 8 (9.20%) MLlib
6 8 (9.20%) Play Framework
7 7 (8.05%) Pandas
7 7 (8.05%) SciPy
8 6 (6.90%) NumPy
8 6 (6.90%) scikit-learn
9 3 (3.45%) Deeplearning4j
9 3 (3.45%) UIMA
9 3 (3.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 33 (37.93%) Algorithms
2 14 (16.09%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.64%) Fintech
4 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (10.34%) Replication
6 7 (8.05%) Linked Data
6 7 (8.05%) Robotics
6 7 (8.05%) Semantic Web
7 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
8 4 (4.60%) Social Media
9 3 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
10 2 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (2.30%) Tandem
10 2 (2.30%) User Experience
11 1 (1.15%) Infotainment
11 1 (1.15%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.74%) Linux
2 12 (13.79%) CentOS
2 12 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (10.34%) Unix
4 2 (2.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (83.91%) Machine Learning
2 32 (36.78%) Analytics
3 31 (35.63%) Artificial Intelligence
4 30 (34.48%) Open Source
5 27 (31.03%) Information Retrieval
6 20 (22.99%) Visualisation
7 19 (21.84%) Mathematics
8 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (17.24%) Neural Network
9 15 (17.24%) Statistics
10 14 (16.09%) Data Analysis
11 13 (14.94%) Big Data Analytics
11 13 (14.94%) Data Analytics
11 13 (14.94%) Scrum
12 12 (13.79%) ETL
12 12 (13.79%) MapReduce
12 12 (13.79%) RDF
13 11 (12.64%) Data Visualisation
13 11 (12.64%) Sentiment Analysis
14 10 (11.49%) Random Forest
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.11%) Python
2 27 (31.03%) Java
3 24 (27.59%) R
4 22 (25.29%) C#
4 22 (25.29%) Scala
5 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 19 (21.84%) SQL
7 15 (17.24%) Bash Shell
7 15 (17.24%) SPARQL
8 10 (11.49%) MATLAB
9 9 (10.34%) Perl
10 4 (4.60%) C++
11 2 (2.30%) C
11 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.15%) Cypher
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) PhD
3 6 (6.90%) PMP
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) GCP
3 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Apache Flume
1 3 (3.45%) HDFS
2 2 (2.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.45%) Puppet
2 3 (3.45%) Salt
3 2 (2.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (18.39%) IBM
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.45%) Blue Prism
3 3 (3.45%) Tableau
4 2 (2.30%) Google
5 1 (1.15%) Facebook
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle