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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Artificial Intelligence over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Rank 584 - 547
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.030% - 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£700 - £419
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
16542 16546 14291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.10% 31.05% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10141 10178 8596
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 655 642 731
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Artificial Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Artificial Intelligence within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 4 £700 - 5
South East - 2 - - 1
London - 2 £700 - 3
Oxford - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Warwick - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (45.45%) C++
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 3 (27.27%) Machine Learning
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
4 2 (18.18%) Hedge funds
4 2 (18.18%) Statistics
4 2 (18.18%) Pattern Recognition
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Neural Network
4 2 (18.18%) Scala
4 2 (18.18%) Physics
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) Front Office
5 1 (9.09%) Biometrics
5 1 (9.09%) MATLAB

Artificial Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) Maya
1 1 (9.09%) 3ds Max
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) Xcode
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Quantitative Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Research Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3D Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
1 1 (9.09%) Spring Security
1 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (9.09%) Akka
1 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
1 1 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Statistics
2 2 (18.18%) Hedge funds
2 2 (18.18%) Neural Network
2 2 (18.18%) Physics
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Arbitrage
3 1 (9.09%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
3 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (9.09%) Biometrics
3 1 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (9.09%) Kinect
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Machine Learning
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (9.09%) Game Development
4 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Scala
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
5 1 (9.09%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PhD
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe