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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Natural Language Processing
England / London
Rank 386 421 -
Rank change year-on-year +35 -  
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 14 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.072% 0.032% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.100% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Median daily rate £400 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +71.42% -22.22%  
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 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 6784 7020 6323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.85% 31.84% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5050 5255 4574
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 30 28
Median hourly rate £47.00 £48.92 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.91% +78.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 24 March 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 24 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
City of London +5 2 £275 -38.88% 1
Natural Language Processing
England

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 27 (93.10%) Machine Learning
2 24 (82.76%) Python
3 20 (68.97%) Big Data
4 18 (62.07%) R
4 18 (62.07%) Java
5 16 (55.17%) Computer Science
5 16 (55.17%) Visualisation
6 14 (48.28%) Hadoop
6 14 (48.28%) Apache Spark
7 13 (44.83%) Statistics
7 13 (44.83%) PhD
7 13 (44.83%) Finance
8 12 (41.38%) QlikView
8 12 (41.38%) Tableau
8 12 (41.38%) Algorithms
8 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (37.93%) Mathematics
9 11 (37.93%) Data Mining
10 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (34.48%) C++
10 10 (34.48%) Scala
10 10 (34.48%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (31.03%) Analytics
11 9 (31.03%) MATLAB
12 8 (27.59%) Artificial Intelligence
12 8 (27.59%) Neural Network
13 7 (24.14%) Data Management
13 7 (24.14%) SPSS
13 7 (24.14%) Apache Solr
14 6 (20.69%) Predictive Modelling

Natural Language Processing
Top Related 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 14 (48.28%) Apache Spark
2 7 (24.14%) Apache Solr
3 4 (13.79%) Apache Pig
4 3 (10.34%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) SPSS
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) Big Data
2 14 (48.28%) Hadoop
3 12 (41.38%) QlikView
4 11 (37.93%) Data Mining
5 6 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
6 5 (17.24%) Apache Hive
6 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
6 5 (17.24%) Spotfire
6 5 (17.24%) Text Mining
7 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (10.34%) Impala
8 3 (10.34%) MarkLogic
8 3 (10.34%) Riak
9 1 (3.45%) HBase
9 1 (3.45%) Mahout
9 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
9 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Mockito
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.79%) Electronics
3 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.79%) Marketing
4 3 (10.34%) Banking
5 2 (6.90%) Retail
6 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Data Scientist
2 9 (31.03%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 6 (20.69%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Junior
4 5 (17.24%) Machine Learning Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Junior Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Data Scientist
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Data Scientist
8 1 (3.45%) Analytics Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Data Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Hadoop Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Machine Learning Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Solr Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) D3.js
2 5 (17.24%) Kafka
2 5 (17.24%) Lucene
3 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.34%) JMS
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
4 2 (6.90%) Django
4 2 (6.90%) scikit-learn
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.45%) Akka
5 1 (3.45%) Bokeh
5 1 (3.45%) Flask
5 1 (3.45%) MLlib
5 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
5 1 (3.45%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) Computer Science
2 12 (41.38%) Algorithms
2 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Replication
4 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) Social Network
5 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.45%) Fintech
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) CentOS
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Machine Learning
2 16 (55.17%) Visualisation
3 13 (44.83%) Statistics
4 11 (37.93%) Mathematics
5 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (34.48%) Data Visualisation
6 9 (31.03%) Analytics
7 8 (27.59%) Artificial Intelligence
7 8 (27.59%) Neural Network
8 7 (24.14%) Data Management
9 6 (20.69%) A/B Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Applied Mathematics
9 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
9 6 (20.69%) Performance Metrics
9 6 (20.69%) Predictive Modelling
10 5 (17.24%) MapReduce
10 5 (17.24%) Prototyping
10 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
10 5 (17.24%) Statistical Analysis
11 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) Python
2 18 (62.07%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) R
3 10 (34.48%) C++
3 10 (34.48%) Scala
4 9 (31.03%) MATLAB
5 4 (13.79%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) PhD
2 6 (20.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Tableau
2 6 (20.69%) Alteryx
3 4 (13.79%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) IBM