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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Rank 584 557 541
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -16
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.032% 0.020% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £185 £788
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+183.78% -76.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £185 £538
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £185 £1,038
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
15520 15026 13698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.71% 31.76% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10130 9507 8217
Average daily rate £425 £408 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 635 778
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
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 18 December 2014. 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 +25 4 £525 +183.78% 3
East of England - 1 - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - - 2
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Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Games
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Robotics
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) Scala
4 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) Physics
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (20.00%) HBase
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (10.00%) Information Retrieval

Artificial Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (10.00%) Maya
1 1 (10.00%) 3ds Max
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) HBase
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 4 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (30.00%) Robotics
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) Physics
5 1 (10.00%) Biometrics
5 1 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (10.00%) Statistics
5 1 (10.00%) Kinect
5 1 (10.00%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Information Retrieval
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (10.00%) Linear Algebra
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Game Development
4 1 (10.00%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (10.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
2 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
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