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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Rank 627 605 608
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 16 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.009% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.090% 0.029% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 1
Median daily rate £425 £650 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +52.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £553 £563 -
% change year-on-year
-1.77% -
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
17737 17281 17007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.07% 31.88% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11534 10640 10486
Median daily rate £425 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 704 736
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

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 31 May 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 7 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 31 May 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 +2 15 £400 -38.46% 36
London +14 8 £375 -44.44% 24
Leeds - 4 £578 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £578 -
Yorkshire - 4 £578 -
South East -19 3 £350 - 7
Berkshire - 3 £350 - 2

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 17 (54.84%) Machine Learning
2 11 (35.48%) Algorithms
3 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (29.03%) Python
4 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) Data Visualisation
5 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
5 8 (25.81%) Visualisation
6 7 (22.58%) Hadoop
6 7 (22.58%) Big Data
6 7 (22.58%) Analytics
6 7 (22.58%) MySQL
6 7 (22.58%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) Java
7 6 (19.35%) PhD
7 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (19.35%) R
7 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
7 6 (19.35%) Statistics
7 6 (19.35%) Predictive Analytics
8 5 (16.13%) Pandas
8 5 (16.13%) Linear Regression
8 5 (16.13%) Apache Spark
8 5 (16.13%) scikit-learn
8 5 (16.13%) Predictive Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) Video Editing
8 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
8 5 (16.13%) Open Source
8 5 (16.13%) Office 365

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 (16.13%) Apache Pig
1 5 (16.13%) Apache Spark
1 5 (16.13%) SAS
1 5 (16.13%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.45%) Kinematics
2 2 (6.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.23%) IPython
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
1 5 (16.13%) SPSS
2 2 (6.45%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) FTP
1 4 (12.90%) Intranet
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Big Data
1 7 (22.58%) Hadoop
1 7 (22.58%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Hive
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.23%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.23%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.23%) HBase
5 1 (3.23%) Redis
5 1 (3.23%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) ClearCase
1 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.45%) GCC
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.90%) Games
1 4 (12.90%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Avionics
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Data Scientist
3 5 (16.13%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 5 (16.13%) PHP Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Digital Product Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Product Manager
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Junior
5 3 (9.68%) Junior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Junior PHP Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Product Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (3.23%) e-Learning Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Machine Learning Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) NumPy
1 5 (16.13%) Pandas
1 5 (16.13%) scikit-learn
1 5 (16.13%) SciPy
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) Kafka
4 2 (6.45%) OpenCV
4 2 (6.45%) OpenGL
4 2 (6.45%) Software Packaging
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) D3.js
5 1 (3.23%) Lucene
5 1 (3.23%) React
5 1 (3.23%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Algorithms
2 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.81%) Visualisation
3 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
3 6 (19.35%) Statistics
4 5 (16.13%) e-Learning
4 5 (16.13%) Video Editing
5 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.90%) Learning Management System
5 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
5 4 (12.90%) Smart Energy
5 4 (12.90%) Social Media
6 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (6.45%) Mechatronics
6 2 (6.45%) Robotics
6 2 (6.45%) User Experience
6 2 (6.45%) VHDL
7 1 (3.23%) Biometrics
7 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Android
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Machine Learning
2 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.81%) Data Visualisation
4 7 (22.58%) Analytics
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Predictive Analytics
6 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
6 5 (16.13%) Linear Regression
6 5 (16.13%) Open Source
6 5 (16.13%) Predictive Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.68%) DevOps
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Benchmarking
8 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) OOP
8 2 (6.45%) Signal Processing
8 2 (6.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Python
2 6 (19.35%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) R
3 5 (16.13%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) PHP
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.45%) ANSI C
5 2 (6.45%) C
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) PhD
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Cygwin
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
1 2 (6.45%) Snort
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.45%) Nagios
1 2 (6.45%) OSSEC
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Mesos
2 1 (3.23%) Oozie
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Adobe
2 5 (16.13%) Apple
2 5 (16.13%) HP
3 4 (12.90%) Twitter
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle