The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Artificial Intelligence in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Artificial Intelligence over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Rank 420 407 404
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.024% 0.034% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£675 £325 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.69% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £265 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £405 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £581 - £238
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8342 8724 9174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.60% 37.50% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5831 5979 6265
Average daily rate £470 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 150 196
Average hourly rate £19.80 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £14.04 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £47.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

Artificial Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Artificial Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in London

Artificial Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Artificial Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in London

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Fund Management
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Arbitrage
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Python

Artificial Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Change Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Arbitrage
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (25.00%) Market Making
2 1 (25.00%) Systematic Trading
2 1 (25.00%) API Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Fund Management
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com