Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 2017 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 239 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +296
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 14 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 0
City of London median daily rate £598 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.78% - -
Central London median daily rate £565 £450 -
% change year-on-year +25.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6313 5815 7604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.28% 87.40% 83.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5012 4649 6043
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.75 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.46 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.06% -7.33% +16.70%

Artificial Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Artificial Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Artificial Intelligence in the City of London

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Artificial Intelligence in the City of London

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Artificial Intelligence in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence.

1 10 (71.43%) Machine Learning
2 7 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Apache Spark
4 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Big Data
4 3 (21.43%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
5 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 2 (14.29%) R
5 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Advertising
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Firmware
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Fintech
5 2 (14.29%) Information Retrieval

Artificial Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Chatbot
1 1 (7.14%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Dialogflow
2 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 2 (14.29%) Blockchain
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.14%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Data Scientist
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Lead Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Chief Technology Officer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Grid Architect
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) UX Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) JSON
1 3 (21.43%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (7.14%) Angular 2
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) D3.js
2 1 (7.14%) Django
2 1 (7.14%) MXNet
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) TensorFlow
2 1 (7.14%) Theano
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) Fintech
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Robotics
3 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Machine Learning
2 7 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) Decision Tree
5 2 (14.29%) Full Text Search
5 2 (14.29%) Information Retrieval
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.14%) Logistics
6 1 (7.14%) Neural Network
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) R
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.14%) Snow