Period
to 3 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Text Mining skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Text Mining over the 6 months to 3 April 2020 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.

Text Mining
UK
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 692 838 885
Rank change year-on-year +146 +47 -61
Contract jobs citing Text Mining 6 35 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.036% 0.017%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.047% 0.16% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 32 11
Median daily rate £575 £565 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.73% +7.32%
10th Percentile £523 £422 £463
90th Percentile £588 £674 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.34

Text Mining is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 12,824 21,435 22,546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.82% 22.24% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,407 14,737 15,596
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.06% +7.43%
10th Percentile £320 £322 £310
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £412
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.16% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 250 248
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
10th Percentile £14.76 £13.65 £14.54
90th Percentile £55.00 £56.50 £53.15
Median hourly rate £25.55 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -27.01% -9.68% +55.00%

Text Mining
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Text Mining as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Text Mining in the UK

Text Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Text Mining.

Daily rate trend for Text Mining in the UK

Text Mining
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Text Mining.

Hourly rate trend for Text Mining in the UK

Text Mining
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Text Mining within the UK over the 6 months to 3 April 2020. 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
England +149 5 £575 +1.77% 11
London +123 5 £575 +1.77% 4
Scotland - 1 - -
UK excluding London - 1 - - 7

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Text Mining also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Text Mining.

1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 6 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 6 (100.00%) Data Science
2 5 (83.33%) Algorithms
3 4 (66.67%) Fintech
3 4 (66.67%) Apache Beam
3 4 (66.67%) Kafka
3 4 (66.67%) Apache
3 4 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) Information Retrieval
5 2 (33.33%) Pandas
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
5 2 (33.33%) Question Answering
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Data Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Flink
5 2 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (33.33%) Terraform
5 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
5 2 (33.33%) Data Ingestion
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (33.33%) Bokeh
5 2 (33.33%) Experimental Design
5 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Serverless
5 2 (33.33%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon SageMaker

Text Mining
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EKS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon SageMaker
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (33.33%) AWS
1 2 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (33.33%) GCP
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
1 2 (33.33%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) BigQuery
1 2 (33.33%) Flink
1 2 (33.33%) Tick Data
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Data Scientist
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (66.67%) Apache Beam
2 4 (66.67%) Kafka
3 2 (33.33%) Bokeh
3 2 (33.33%) Matplotlib
3 2 (33.33%) NumPy
3 2 (33.33%) Pandas
4 1 (16.67%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Science
1 6 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 4 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Fintech
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Information Retrieval
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Deep Learning
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Experimental Design
4 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 2 (33.33%) Question Answering
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) R
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Terraform