Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 19 January 2019 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 83 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - -
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.34% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Cheshire median daily rate £444 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.79% - -
North West median daily rate £475 £413 -
% change year-on-year +15.15% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,006 1,060 1,106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.28% 84.66% 85.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 772 803
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £235
90th Percentile £566 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £423 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.44% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 33 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -4.19% +11.59%
10th Percentile £16.13 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £37.50 £37.95
North West median hourly rate £23.83 £21.78 £21.05
% change year-on-year +9.39% +3.49% -30.20%

Artificial Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Artificial Intelligence in Cheshire

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Artificial Intelligence in Cheshire

Artificial Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Crewe - 3 £450 -
Knutsford - 1 £400 - 1
Artificial Intelligence
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence.

1 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Trello
2 2 (50.00%) Gantt Chart
2 2 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (50.00%) Product Breakdown Structure
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Conversational UI
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (25.00%) Chatbot
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis

Artificial Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (25.00%) Chatbot
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Trello
2 1 (25.00%) Google Drive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Gantt Chart
2 2 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Product Breakdown Structure
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Conversational UI
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (25.00%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CEH
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Google