Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 25 July 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 93 102
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.50% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Oxfordshire median daily rate - £438 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.22% -
South East median daily rate - £438 £510
% change year-on-year - -14.22% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 478 402 442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 40.24% 34.45% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 304 322
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £535 £505
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -8.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £41.50 £12.60 £14.75
90th Percentile £52.70 £39.45 £49.00
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +14.29% -

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Natural Language Processing in Oxfordshire

Natural Language Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Natural Language Processing in Oxfordshire