The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Artificial Intelligence in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Artificial Intelligence over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Rank 623 635 617
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 17 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.095% 0.028% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 3
Median daily rate £400 £625 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +92.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £574 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £685 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £553 £581 -
% change year-on-year
-4.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17935 17894 17618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.36% 31.90% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11603 11087 10853
Median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 699 712
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.61 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.56% -9.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%

Artificial Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Artificial Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Artificial Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend

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

Artificial Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Artificial Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Artificial Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Artificial Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Artificial Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Artificial Intelligence
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 16 £375 -42.30% 35
London +4 8 £313 -53.70% 24
Leeds - 4 £578 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £578 -
Yorkshire - 4 £578 -
South East - 3 £350 - 5
Berkshire - 3 £350 - 1
East of England +14 1 - - 1
Ruislip - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Artificial Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence.

1 16 (53.33%) Machine Learning
2 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Algorithms
3 7 (23.33%) Python
3 7 (23.33%) MySQL
3 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
3 7 (23.33%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) C#
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) e-Learning
5 5 (16.67%) .NET
5 5 (16.67%) Java
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (16.67%) MS Office
5 5 (16.67%) PhD
5 5 (16.67%) PHP
5 5 (16.67%) Adobe
5 5 (16.67%) HP
5 5 (16.67%) Apple
5 5 (16.67%) R
5 5 (16.67%) Open Source
5 5 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 5 (16.67%) Big Data
5 5 (16.67%) Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) Hadoop

Artificial Intelligence
Top Related 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 5 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Pig
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (13.33%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) IPython
3 1 (3.33%) Kinematics
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) SPSS
3 1 (3.33%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) FTP
1 4 (13.33%) Intranet
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) Big Data
2 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) Apache Hive
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.33%) GCC
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.33%) Games
1 4 (13.33%) Publishing
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Avionics
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Data Scientist
2 5 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Digital Product Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 4 (13.33%) Product Manager
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Junior
4 3 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Junior PHP Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Product Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) e-Learning Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Machine Learning Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) NumPy
2 4 (13.33%) Pandas
2 4 (13.33%) scikit-learn
2 4 (13.33%) SciPy
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (10.00%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.67%) Kafka
4 2 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (6.67%) React
4 2 (6.67%) Software Packaging
5 1 (3.33%) Ajax
5 1 (3.33%) CSS3
5 1 (3.33%) D3.js
5 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.33%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) OpenCV
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
3 5 (16.67%) e-Learning
3 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 5 (16.67%) Statistics
3 5 (16.67%) Video Editing
4 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (13.33%) Learning Management System
4 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (13.33%) Social Media
5 3 (10.00%) Smart Energy
6 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (6.67%) User Experience
7 1 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (3.33%) Mechatronics
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (3.33%) Neural Network
7 1 (3.33%) Online Banking
7 1 (3.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Machine Learning
2 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (23.33%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 5 (16.67%) Open Source
5 5 (16.67%) Predictive Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Linear Regression
6 4 (13.33%) Predictive Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Web Development
8 2 (6.67%) Deep Learning
8 2 (6.67%) DevOps
8 2 (6.67%) Microservices
8 2 (6.67%) OOP
8 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.33%) Bayesian Methods
9 1 (3.33%) Qualitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Python
2 6 (20.00%) C#
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) PHP
3 5 (16.67%) R
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.33%) ANSI C
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) PhD
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
1 2 (6.67%) Snort
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.33%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.67%) Nagios
1 2 (6.67%) OSSEC
2 1 (3.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Adobe
2 5 (16.67%) Apple
2 5 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) Twitter
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle