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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Rank 605 670 636
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -34
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 47 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.016% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 2 4
Median daily rate £500 £563 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +73.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £553 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £573 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -
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
17733 19132 18715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 33.06% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11481 11975 11356
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 808 810
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.93 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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 13 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 30 September 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 +42 45 £500 -13.04% 36
London +53 38 £500 -13.04% 27
City of London - 6 £450 - 6
South East - 4 £425 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 2
Bristol - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Isle of Man - 2 £438 - 1
East of England +5 1 - - 3
Cambridge - 1 - - 3
Berkshire - 1 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 3

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 38 (57.58%) Machine Learning
2 37 (56.06%) Python
3 27 (40.91%) R
4 25 (37.88%) Computer Science
5 22 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 22 (33.33%) Statistics
6 21 (31.82%) PhD
6 21 (31.82%) Big Data
7 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (28.79%) Degree
9 18 (27.27%) Hadoop
10 17 (25.76%) Deep Learning
10 17 (25.76%) Apache Spark
11 16 (24.24%) Visualisation
11 16 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (24.24%) Java
12 14 (21.21%) Natural Language Processing
13 13 (19.70%) Tableau
14 12 (18.18%) Data Modelling
15 11 (16.67%) Algorithms
15 11 (16.67%) Scala
15 11 (16.67%) QlikView
16 10 (15.15%) Applied Mathematics
16 10 (15.15%) Spotfire
16 10 (15.15%) Analytics
16 10 (15.15%) D3.js
16 10 (15.15%) Prototyping
17 9 (13.64%) scikit-learn
17 9 (13.64%) Pandas
17 9 (13.64%) Statistical Analysis

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 17 (25.76%) Apache Spark
2 6 (9.09%) Apache Pig
2 6 (9.09%) SAS
3 5 (7.58%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.55%) nginx
5 1 (1.52%) Drupal
5 1 (1.52%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Office
1 6 (9.09%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) FTP
1 4 (6.06%) Intranet
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) Big Data
2 18 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 11 (16.67%) QlikView
4 10 (15.15%) Spotfire
5 7 (10.61%) Apache Hive
5 7 (10.61%) MySQL
6 6 (9.09%) Data Mining
7 5 (7.58%) Neo4j
7 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
9 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
10 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.52%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.52%) Codeship
3 1 (1.52%) NUnit
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Games
3 4 (6.06%) Publishing
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Front Office
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Developer
2 18 (27.27%) Data Scientist
3 13 (19.70%) Python Developer
4 12 (18.18%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 7 (10.61%) Consultant
6 6 (9.09%) PHP Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Machine Learning Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Product Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Python Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Digital Product Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Junior
9 3 (4.55%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Junior PHP Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Machine Learning Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Data Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Manager
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) Natural Language Processing
2 10 (15.15%) D3.js
3 9 (13.64%) Pandas
3 9 (13.64%) scikit-learn
4 6 (9.09%) HTML
4 6 (9.09%) NumPy
4 6 (9.09%) SciPy
5 5 (7.58%) CSS
5 5 (7.58%) Django
5 5 (7.58%) jQuery
6 4 (6.06%) .NET
6 4 (6.06%) Flask
6 4 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (4.55%) Theano
7 3 (4.55%) XGBoost
8 2 (3.03%) REST
8 2 (3.03%) RESTful
8 2 (3.03%) Software Packaging
8 2 (3.03%) Web Services
9 1 (1.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.88%) Computer Science
2 22 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 22 (33.33%) Statistics
3 16 (24.24%) Visualisation
4 11 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 10 (15.15%) Applied Mathematics
6 6 (9.09%) Social Media
7 5 (7.58%) e-Learning
7 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
7 5 (7.58%) Video Editing
8 4 (6.06%) Learning Management System
8 4 (6.06%) Ontologies
8 4 (6.06%) Smart Energy
9 3 (4.55%) Neural Network
10 2 (3.03%) BBC
10 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
10 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
11 1 (1.52%) Internet of Things
11 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Android
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Machine Learning
2 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.76%) Deep Learning
4 16 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 10 (15.15%) Analytics
6 10 (15.15%) Prototyping
7 9 (13.64%) Statistical Analysis
8 8 (12.12%) Predictive Analytics
9 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.09%) Linear Regression
10 6 (9.09%) Predictive Analysis
10 6 (9.09%) Scrum
10 6 (9.09%) TDD
11 5 (7.58%) Data Engineering
11 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
11 5 (7.58%) Data Visualisation
11 5 (7.58%) Microservices
11 5 (7.58%) Open Source
11 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) Python
2 27 (40.91%) R
3 16 (24.24%) Java
4 11 (16.67%) Scala
5 8 (12.12%) SQL
6 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.09%) PHP
7 4 (6.06%) C#
7 4 (6.06%) C++
8 3 (4.55%) Lisp
8 3 (4.55%) Perl
8 3 (4.55%) Prolog
9 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.52%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.52%) Ruby
10 1 (1.52%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) PhD
2 19 (28.79%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Ansible
1 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.52%) Nagios
1 1 (1.52%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Tableau
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) Apple
4 5 (7.58%) Adobe
4 5 (7.58%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) Twitter
6 2 (3.03%) Blue Prism
6 2 (3.03%) Facebook
7 1 (1.52%) Rally
7 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.52%) SAP
Isle of Man
E-Frontiers
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 18 days ago