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 3 months to 23 June 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £578 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £553 £581
% change year-on-year -21.71% -4.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Artificial Intelligence is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2907 2906 4704
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.09% 85.87% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2235 2375 3702
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Artificial Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Artificial Intelligence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 11 (73.33%) Machine Learning
2 8 (53.33%) Big Data
3 6 (40.00%) Analytics
3 6 (40.00%) Apache Spark
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
5 4 (26.67%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (26.67%) R
5 4 (26.67%) PhD
5 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (20.00%) Use Case
6 3 (20.00%) Scala
6 3 (20.00%) D3.js
6 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (13.33%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (13.33%) Xen
7 2 (13.33%) Logistics
7 2 (13.33%) Statistics
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) SaaS

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 6 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Jupyter
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SPSS
1 1 (6.67%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) IPsec
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Big Data
2 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (6.67%) DataStage
5 1 (6.67%) HBase
5 1 (6.67%) Mahout
5 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
5 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Pentaho
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (6.67%) QlikView
5 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.67%) Spark SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Data Scientist
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) JSON
1 4 (26.67%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (20.00%) D3.js
3 1 (6.67%) Angular 2
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Tez
3 1 (6.67%) Bokeh
3 1 (6.67%) Django
3 1 (6.67%) Flask
3 1 (6.67%) ggplot
3 1 (6.67%) Kafka
3 1 (6.67%) Matplotlib
3 1 (6.67%) MLlib
3 1 (6.67%) PySpark
3 1 (6.67%) scikit-learn
3 1 (6.67%) Seaborn
3 1 (6.67%) TensorFlow
3 1 (6.67%) UIMA
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Equities
2 1 (6.67%) Fintech
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Machine Learning
2 6 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
4 3 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Applied Mathematics
5 2 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Content Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Decision Tree
5 2 (13.33%) Full Text Search
5 2 (13.33%) Information Retrieval
5 2 (13.33%) Logistics
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile First
5 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
5 2 (13.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) R
3 3 (20.00%) Scala
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) PhD
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) Xen
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) Google
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
2 1 (6.67%) Informatica
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau