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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 427 -
Rank change year-on-year +35 -  
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 24 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.018% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.057% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 0
Median daily rate £600 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £558 £675 -
% change year-on-year -17.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7464 7033 7352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 36.00% 32.40% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5536 5401 5349
Median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 24 51
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
City of London - 5 £615 - 4
Canary Wharf - 2 £475 -
Natural Language Processing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 38 (84.44%) Machine Learning
2 28 (62.22%) Python
3 27 (60.00%) Big Data
3 27 (60.00%) Apache Spark
4 23 (51.11%) Hadoop
5 19 (42.22%) Statistics
6 18 (40.00%) R
7 17 (37.78%) Mathematics
8 16 (35.56%) Finance
9 15 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 15 (33.33%) Analytics
10 14 (31.11%) Artificial Intelligence
11 13 (28.89%) PhD
12 12 (26.67%) Degree
12 12 (26.67%) Visualisation
12 12 (26.67%) Scala
13 11 (24.44%) Java
13 11 (24.44%) Algorithms
14 10 (22.22%) Apache
14 10 (22.22%) MATLAB
14 10 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (20.00%) Ontologies
15 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (17.78%) Lucene
16 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
16 8 (17.78%) QlikView
16 8 (17.78%) Tableau
16 8 (17.78%) Apache Solr
16 8 (17.78%) SPARQL
17 7 (15.56%) NoSQL

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 27 (60.00%) Apache Spark
2 10 (22.22%) Apache
3 8 (17.78%) Apache Solr
4 5 (11.11%) SAS
5 4 (8.89%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.22%) CMS
6 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) SPSS
2 2 (4.44%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (60.00%) Big Data
2 23 (51.11%) Hadoop
3 10 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (17.78%) QlikView
5 7 (15.56%) Apache Hive
5 7 (15.56%) Data Mining
5 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
6 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
7 5 (11.11%) Mahout
7 5 (11.11%) Spotfire
8 4 (8.89%) Sqoop
9 2 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.44%) HBase
9 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
10 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (2.22%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Mockito
1 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 8 (17.78%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Junior
3 6 (13.33%) Lead Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Machine Learning Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 4 (8.89%) Junior Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Data Scientist
6 3 (6.67%) Development Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Development Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Artificial Intelligence Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Junior Data Scientist
7 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Lucene
2 5 (11.11%) D3.js
2 5 (11.11%) MLlib
2 5 (11.11%) NumPy
3 4 (8.89%) SciPy
4 3 (6.67%) Django
4 3 (6.67%) Pandas
4 3 (6.67%) scikit-learn
4 3 (6.67%) UIMA
5 2 (4.44%) Kafka
6 1 (2.22%) Akka
6 1 (2.22%) Celery
6 1 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.22%) ggplot
6 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.22%) MXNet
6 1 (2.22%) Regular Expression
6 1 (2.22%) Sphinx
6 1 (2.22%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 11 (24.44%) Algorithms
3 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.11%) Tandem
5 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (4.44%) Replication
7 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.22%) Fintech
7 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) CentOS
3 1 (2.22%) CoreOS
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) Machine Learning
2 19 (42.22%) Statistics
3 17 (37.78%) Mathematics
4 15 (33.33%) Analytics
5 14 (31.11%) Artificial Intelligence
6 12 (26.67%) Visualisation
7 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.00%) Ontologies
8 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
9 7 (15.56%) Big Data Analytics
9 7 (15.56%) Cognitive Computing
9 7 (15.56%) Data Analytics
10 6 (13.33%) Anomaly Detection
10 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (13.33%) Information Retrieval
11 5 (11.11%) Applied Mathematics
11 5 (11.11%) Neural Network
11 5 (11.11%) Open Source
11 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) Python
2 18 (40.00%) R
3 12 (26.67%) Scala
4 11 (24.44%) Java
5 10 (22.22%) MATLAB
6 8 (17.78%) SPARQL
7 6 (13.33%) SQL
8 4 (8.89%) C++
9 2 (4.44%) C#
9 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.22%) C
10 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) PhD
2 12 (26.67%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.22%) Kibana
1 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.22%) logstash
1 1 (2.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Tableau
2 7 (15.56%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.22%) Informatica
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Talend
4 1 (2.22%) Vertica
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago