The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Artificial Intelligence in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Artificial Intelligence over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Rank 572 561 530
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -31
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.006% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
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£675 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £425 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 - £238
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Artificial Intelligence
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15637 15569 13403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.89% 31.78% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9740 9813 8201
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 619 569
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

Artificial Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Artificial Intelligence across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Artificial Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in England

Artificial Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence across the England region.

Artificial Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in England

Artificial Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Artificial Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in England

Artificial Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Artificial Intelligence across the England region.

Artificial Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in England

Artificial Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 4 £700 +64.70% 5
South East - 2 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £563 -
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Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Artificial Intelligence also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Artificial Intelligence.

1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
1 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 3 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) B2C
3 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
3 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (22.22%) Neural Network
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) CMS
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) PaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
3 2 (22.22%) Pattern Recognition
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
3 2 (22.22%) Low Latency

Artificial Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Artificial Intelligence also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Artificial Intelligence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Change Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Quantitative Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
1 2 (22.22%) Neural Network
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
1 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Statistical Arbitrage
2 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Pattern Recognition
3 2 (22.22%) B2C
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
3 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Market Making
4 1 (11.11%) Linear Algebra
4 1 (11.11%) Systematic Trading
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PhD
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com