Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 106 60
Rank change year-on-year -1 -46 -
Contract jobs citing Natural Language Processing 2 1 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.16% 0.081% 3.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.19% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 37
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £513 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -1.44% -
10th Percentile £475 £506 £508
90th Percentile £525 £519 £601
South East median daily rate £500 £513 £520
% change year-on-year -2.44% -1.44% +15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 506 513 463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 41.68% 41.81% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 369 377
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £318 £313 £260
90th Percentile £595 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.13% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £37.65 £14.13 £15.70
90th Percentile £42.35 £22.63 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%

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

Natural Language Processing
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Oxford - 2 £500 - 9
Natural Language Processing
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics

Natural Language Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java