Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 93 95
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 -
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.33% 0.54% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.63% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Cheshire median daily rate £513 £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.49% +18.33% -
10th Percentile £506 £391 £363
90th Percentile £519 £513 £388
North West median daily rate £450 £513 £388
% change year-on-year -12.20% +32.26% -
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 782 1,111 1,135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 87.18% 86.19% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 731 814
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £617
North West median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 71 40
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.50 £17.60 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.89% +35.38% -33.76%
10th Percentile £13.44 £13.45 £11.03
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £21.76 £28.00
% change year-on-year -5.79% -22.29% +33.05%

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 21 November 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
Warrington +3 1 - - 8
Macclesfield - 1 £513 -
Artificial Intelligence
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Dashboard Development
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Data Science
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior UI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) LESS
1 1 (33.33%) Sass
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Dashboard Development
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Science
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) MicroStrategy