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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Rank 586 633 634
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +1
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 42 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.022% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.065% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 5 3
Median daily rate £475 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -
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
16378 18591 18264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.64% 33.46% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10569 11683 11567
Median daily rate £430 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 797 773
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

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 2 December 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 14 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 2 December 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 +40 38 £513 -6.81% 58
London +22 30 £550 - 39
South East +27 5 £425 -15.00% 1
City of London - 5 £450 - 7
Buckinghamshire +23 4 - -
Milton Keynes +16 3 - -
Isle of Man - 3 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 7
Cambridge - 2 - - 6
East of England - 2 - - 7
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Lincoln - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £425 -

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 49 (62.03%) Machine Learning
2 44 (55.70%) Python
3 32 (40.51%) Computer Science
4 30 (37.97%) Degree
5 29 (36.71%) Mathematics
6 28 (35.44%) R
7 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (27.85%) Statistics
8 22 (27.85%) Hadoop
8 22 (27.85%) Big Data
9 20 (25.32%) PhD
10 19 (24.05%) Java
10 19 (24.05%) Apache Spark
11 18 (22.78%) Deep Learning
11 18 (22.78%) Visualisation
12 17 (21.52%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
14 15 (18.99%) Banking
14 15 (18.99%) Natural Language Processing
15 14 (17.72%) Tableau
16 13 (16.46%) Scala
16 13 (16.46%) D3.js
16 13 (16.46%) Data Modelling
17 12 (15.19%) SQL
17 12 (15.19%) Statistical Analysis
17 12 (15.19%) NoSQL
17 12 (15.19%) Algorithms
18 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
18 11 (13.92%) Applied Mathematics
18 11 (13.92%) QlikView

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 19 (24.05%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.33%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.80%) nginx
3 3 (3.80%) SAS
4 1 (1.27%) Drupal
4 1 (1.27%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SPSS
2 2 (2.53%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) GitHub
2 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) Big Data
1 22 (27.85%) Hadoop
2 12 (15.19%) NoSQL
3 11 (13.92%) QlikView
4 10 (12.66%) Data Mining
4 10 (12.66%) Spotfire
5 9 (11.39%) MongoDB
6 7 (8.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (8.86%) Apache Hive
6 7 (8.86%) Neo4j
6 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
7 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
7 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.53%) HBase
9 1 (1.27%) Datomic
9 1 (1.27%) Impala
9 1 (1.27%) Mahout
9 1 (1.27%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.27%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.53%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.27%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.27%) Codeship
3 1 (1.27%) NUnit
General
1 15 (18.99%) Banking
2 10 (12.66%) Finance
3 8 (10.13%) Investment Banking
4 7 (8.86%) Games
4 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.80%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
6 1 (1.27%) Front Office
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (58.23%) Developer
2 20 (25.32%) Data Scientist
3 16 (20.25%) Python Developer
4 13 (16.46%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 7 (8.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Machine Learning Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Machine Learning Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Python Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Big Data Consultant
9 2 (2.53%) Data Consultant
9 2 (2.53%) Django Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Python/Django Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Senior UI/UX Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Senior UX Developer
9 2 (2.53%) UI/UX Developer
9 2 (2.53%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) Natural Language Processing
2 13 (16.46%) D3.js
3 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
4 10 (12.66%) Django
5 9 (11.39%) React
5 9 (11.39%) scikit-learn
6 8 (10.13%) .NET
6 8 (10.13%) Backbone.js
6 8 (10.13%) Node.js
6 8 (10.13%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (8.86%) HTML
7 7 (8.86%) Pandas
8 6 (7.59%) CSS
9 5 (6.33%) Flask
9 5 (6.33%) NumPy
10 4 (5.06%) Keras
10 4 (5.06%) Theano
10 4 (5.06%) Torch
10 4 (5.06%) Web Services
10 4 (5.06%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 32 (40.51%) Computer Science
2 29 (36.71%) Mathematics
3 22 (27.85%) Statistics
4 18 (22.78%) Visualisation
5 12 (15.19%) Algorithms
6 11 (13.92%) Applied Mathematics
7 7 (8.86%) Spread Betting
8 5 (6.33%) User Experience
9 4 (5.06%) Ontologies
10 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (3.80%) Neural Network
10 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
11 2 (2.53%) BBC
11 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
11 2 (2.53%) Physics
11 2 (2.53%) Social Media
12 1 (1.27%) Fintech
12 1 (1.27%) Internet of Things
12 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.27%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.27%) Linux
1 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
1 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.03%) Machine Learning
2 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.78%) Deep Learning
4 17 (21.52%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (16.46%) Data Modelling
6 12 (15.19%) Statistical Analysis
7 10 (12.66%) Prototyping
8 9 (11.39%) Analytics
8 9 (11.39%) Front End Development
8 9 (11.39%) Scrum
9 8 (10.13%) Web Development
10 7 (8.86%) Data Engineering
10 7 (8.86%) TDD
11 6 (7.59%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
12 5 (6.33%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (6.33%) Microservices
12 5 (6.33%) Predictive Analytics
12 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.06%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.70%) Python
2 28 (35.44%) R
3 19 (24.05%) Java
4 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.46%) Scala
6 12 (15.19%) SQL
7 8 (10.13%) C#
8 6 (7.59%) C++
9 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
10 4 (5.06%) Lisp
11 3 (3.80%) Perl
11 3 (3.80%) Prolog
11 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.27%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.27%) Clojure
12 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.27%) PHP
12 1 (1.27%) Ruby
12 1 (1.27%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 30 (37.97%) Degree
2 20 (25.32%) PhD
3 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Ansible
1 1 (1.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Tableau
2 5 (6.33%) Blue Prism
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.80%) Facebook
5 2 (2.53%) Apple
6 1 (1.27%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.27%) SAP