Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 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
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 156 145
Rank change year-on-year +60 -11 +11
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 8 26 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.48% 0.61% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.69% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 24
Median daily rate £475 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +18.75%
10th Percentile £443 £369 £400
90th Percentile £550 £575 £546
South East median daily rate £523 £525 £493
% change year-on-year -0.48% +6.60% +58.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.10 -
South East median hourly rate £62.50 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +11.11% -

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 1,392 3,769 3,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.36% 87.79% 86.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 1,838 1,769
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £265
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 124 83
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.33 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.18% +3.84% +43.33%
10th Percentile £16.15 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £54.10 £76.38 £49.75
Median hourly rate £29.80 £31.17 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.40% +24.69% +25.31%

Artificial Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Artificial Intelligence in Berkshire

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Artificial Intelligence in Berkshire

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend 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 13 July 2020. 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
Reading +30 4 £465 +9.41% 2
Bracknell +30 1 £475 -9.52%
Slough +15 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £550 - 1
Artificial Intelligence
South East

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Google
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) GCP
2 3 (37.50%) Robotic Process Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Google Drive
2 3 (37.50%) Robotics
2 3 (37.50%) Document Management
2 3 (37.50%) G Suite
2 3 (37.50%) Facebook
2 3 (37.50%) Lotus
2 3 (37.50%) Intranet
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (37.50%) IBM Notes
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Serverless
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Measurement
4 1 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Industry 4.0

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 3 (37.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) G Suite
1 3 (37.50%) GCP
1 3 (37.50%) Google Drive
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Serverless
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (12.50%) Apigee
3 1 (12.50%) AWS
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (12.50%) Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Functions
3 1 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Application Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Platform Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Core
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) Java SE
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) OAuth
1 1 (12.50%) OpenID
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SAML
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) TensorFlow
1 1 (12.50%) Velocity
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Robotics
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Native
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Industry 4.0
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Document Management
2 3 (37.50%) Robotic Process Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Istio
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Google
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Facebook
2 3 (37.50%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle