Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Artificial Intelligence over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 152 169
Rank change year-on-year +23 +17 -
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 46 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.06% 0.34% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.40% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 1
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £375 £360 £413
90th Percentile £538 £598 £438
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.10 - -
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -55.56% - -

Artificial Intelligence is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,704 3,474 3,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.46% 84.61% 82.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,757 1,819 1,870
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £240 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 108 135
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.28% -21.62% -27.55%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.63 £41.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.56 £23.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +11.13% -4.76% -3.40%

Artificial Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Artificial Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Artificial Intelligence in Berkshire

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Artificial Intelligence in Berkshire

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in Berkshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Artificial Intelligence in Berkshire

Artificial Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 18 £475 - 1
Reading -1 11 £406 -18.75% 8
Newbury -3 4 - -
Wokingham - 2 £650 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - - 3
Artificial Intelligence
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Artificial Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence.

1 25 (54.35%) Machine Learning
2 24 (52.17%) Analytics
3 21 (45.65%) Python
4 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
4 19 (41.30%) SQL
5 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (34.78%) HTML
6 16 (34.78%) Node.js
7 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
8 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (30.43%) Chatbot
8 14 (30.43%) Conversational UI
9 12 (26.09%) Data Analytics
9 12 (26.09%) Java
10 11 (23.91%) Linux
10 11 (23.91%) R
10 11 (23.91%) Bash Shell
10 11 (23.91%) Big Data
11 10 (21.74%) WebSockets
11 10 (21.74%) HTML5
11 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
11 10 (21.74%) SignalR
11 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
11 10 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (21.74%) C#
11 10 (21.74%) PaaS
11 10 (21.74%) Speech Recognition
12 8 (17.39%) IaaS
12 8 (17.39%) Kafka
12 8 (17.39%) SDLC

Artificial Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (15.22%) Skype for Business
2 6 (13.04%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Chatbot
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (21.74%) PaaS
3 8 (17.39%) IaaS
4 7 (15.22%) Apigee
5 3 (6.52%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Amazon Alexa
6 2 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (4.35%) Siri
7 1 (2.17%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (2.17%) Office 365
7 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Skype
1 7 (15.22%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) DVB
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) Big Data
2 10 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (15.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.87%) MySQL
5 4 (8.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (8.70%) HDInsight
6 3 (6.52%) Blockchain
6 3 (6.52%) Data Lake
6 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.35%) Redis
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (10.87%) Electronics
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) HTML Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Programmer
4 5 (10.87%) Tester
5 4 (8.70%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 4 (8.70%) Azure Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Azure Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Big Data Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Data Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Functional Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) HTML
1 16 (34.78%) Node.js
2 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
2 10 (21.74%) HTML5
2 10 (21.74%) SignalR
2 10 (21.74%) WebSockets
3 8 (17.39%) Kafka
4 7 (15.22%) jQuery
4 7 (15.22%) JSON
4 7 (15.22%) Natural Language Processing
4 7 (15.22%) React
4 7 (15.22%) RESTful
4 7 (15.22%) SOAP
4 7 (15.22%) XML
5 5 (10.87%) .NET
5 5 (10.87%) CSS
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.52%) HTML5 Canvas
8 2 (4.35%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.52%) Robotics
4 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.35%) Handset
4 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Replication
4 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.17%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) CentOS
2 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) Android
3 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Machine Learning
2 24 (52.17%) Analytics
3 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (30.43%) Conversational UI
5 12 (26.09%) Data Analytics
6 10 (21.74%) Speech Recognition
7 8 (17.39%) SDLC
8 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (15.22%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (15.22%) Predictive Analytics
8 7 (15.22%) Sentiment Analysis
8 7 (15.22%) Service Management
9 6 (13.04%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
10 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
10 5 (10.87%) DevOps
10 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.70%) ERP
11 4 (8.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Python
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) Java
4 11 (23.91%) Bash Shell
4 11 (23.91%) R
5 10 (21.74%) C#
6 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.70%) Perl
8 2 (4.35%) AWK
8 2 (4.35%) Groovy
8 2 (4.35%) Scala
8 2 (4.35%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) F#
9 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MCSA
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Apache Flume
1 4 (8.70%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Ansible
1 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Grafana
2 2 (4.35%) Graphite
2 2 (4.35%) Kibana
2 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.35%) Mesos
2 2 (4.35%) Nagios
2 2 (4.35%) Salt
2 2 (4.35%) StatsD
2 2 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) ServiceNow
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) SAP
4 3 (6.52%) Apple
5 2 (4.35%) New Relic
5 2 (4.35%) Splunk
6 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.17%) Talend