The table below looks at the statistics for Artificial Intelligence skills 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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
UK
Rank 569 618 612
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -6
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 25 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.021% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.026% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 3
Median daily rate £450 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £469 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £905 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £550 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +57.14%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37526 43083 40983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 82.84% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24906 28187 25982
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1187 1087
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 22 February 2017.

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 8 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +59 24 £450 -18.18% 42
London +38 21 £500 -37.50% 24
City of London 0 3 £425 -63.04% 6
Bristol - 3 £450 - 2
South West - 3 £450 - 5
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 41 (61.19%) Machine Learning
2 33 (49.25%) Python
3 27 (40.30%) Computer Science
4 25 (37.31%) Degree
5 24 (35.82%) Mathematics
6 20 (29.85%) Java
7 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (28.36%) Banking
8 18 (26.87%) Hadoop
9 17 (25.37%) R
10 15 (22.39%) Big Data
10 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
10 15 (22.39%) Finance
11 14 (20.90%) Statistics
11 14 (20.90%) Apache Spark
12 13 (19.40%) Algorithms
12 13 (19.40%) Analytics
12 13 (19.40%) PhD
12 13 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (17.91%) Visualisation
13 12 (17.91%) NoSQL
14 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
15 9 (13.43%) Investment Banking
15 9 (13.43%) Scala
15 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
15 9 (13.43%) Data Mining
15 9 (13.43%) Natural Language Processing
15 9 (13.43%) Backbone.js
15 9 (13.43%) React
15 9 (13.43%) Front End Development

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 14 (20.90%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.48%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.48%) SAS
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SPSS
2 1 (1.49%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) GitHub
2 3 (4.48%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) Hadoop
2 15 (22.39%) Big Data
3 12 (17.91%) NoSQL
4 9 (13.43%) Data Mining
5 7 (10.45%) MongoDB
5 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
6 6 (8.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (8.96%) Apache Hive
6 6 (8.96%) Neo4j
6 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
7 5 (7.46%) QlikView
7 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
7 5 (7.46%) Spotfire
8 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.99%) HBase
8 2 (2.99%) Mahout
9 1 (1.49%) Datomic
9 1 (1.49%) Impala
9 1 (1.49%) Sqoop
9 1 (1.49%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (28.36%) Banking
2 15 (22.39%) Finance
3 9 (13.43%) Investment Banking
4 8 (11.94%) Games
4 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.48%) Back Office
5 3 (4.48%) Marketing
5 3 (4.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) Developer
2 14 (20.90%) Senior Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Data Scientist
4 10 (14.93%) Python Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Architect
5 8 (11.94%) Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (11.94%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Machine Learning Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Designer
8 4 (5.97%) Junior
8 4 (5.97%) Junior Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Python Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.48%) BPM Designer
9 3 (4.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (4.48%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
2 9 (13.43%) Backbone.js
2 9 (13.43%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (13.43%) React
3 8 (11.94%) D3.js
3 8 (11.94%) Node.js
3 8 (11.94%) scikit-learn
4 7 (10.45%) .NET
5 6 (8.96%) Django
5 6 (8.96%) Flask
5 6 (8.96%) Pandas
6 5 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (5.97%) HTML
7 4 (5.97%) Keras
7 4 (5.97%) NumPy
7 4 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (5.97%) Theano
7 4 (5.97%) Torch
7 4 (5.97%) Web Services
7 4 (5.97%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Computer Science
2 13 (19.40%) Algorithms
3 8 (11.94%) Spread Betting
4 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.97%) User Experience
5 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.99%) Fintech
7 1 (1.49%) Robotics
7 1 (1.49%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Machine Learning
2 24 (35.82%) Mathematics
3 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.90%) Statistics
5 13 (19.40%) Analytics
5 13 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (17.91%) Visualisation
7 9 (13.43%) Front End Development
8 8 (11.94%) Deep Learning
8 8 (11.94%) Microservices
8 8 (11.94%) Statistical Analysis
8 8 (11.94%) Web Development
9 7 (10.45%) Data Engineering
9 7 (10.45%) Scrum
10 6 (8.96%) Applied Mathematics
10 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.46%) Ontologies
11 5 (7.46%) TDD
11 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) Python
2 20 (29.85%) Java
3 17 (25.37%) R
4 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.43%) Scala
6 7 (10.45%) C#
6 7 (10.45%) SQL
7 5 (7.46%) C++
7 5 (7.46%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.48%) Lisp
8 3 (4.48%) Perl
8 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.99%) C
9 2 (2.99%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.99%) Prolog
10 1 (1.49%) Clojure
10 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.49%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (37.31%) Degree
2 13 (19.40%) PhD
3 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Docker
2 3 (4.48%) Snort
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.48%) Nagios
1 3 (4.48%) OSSEC
2 1 (1.49%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Tableau
2 6 (8.96%) Blue Prism
3 5 (7.46%) IBM
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.48%) Pega
5 3 (4.48%) webMethods
6 1 (1.49%) Facebook
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
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