Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 138 81 118
Rank change year-on-year -57 +37 +38
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 41 36 119
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.05% 2.00% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 2.24% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 94
10th Percentile £601 £238 £441
25th Percentile £608 £284 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £645 £325 £575
Median % change year-on-year +98.46% -43.48% -8.00%
75th Percentile £683 £407 £634
90th Percentile £834 £536 £675
Central London median daily rate £633 £325 £575
% change year-on-year +94.62% -43.48% -6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £46.85
Median % change year-on-year - -23.15% -
Central London median hourly rate - £36.00 £46.85
% change year-on-year - -23.15% -

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 3,544 1,604 5,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.15% 89.16% 90.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,666 1,205 4,277
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £520 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% +2.94%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £675 £680
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £513
% change year-on-year +6.80% +0.49% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 62
10th Percentile £9.75 £14.95 £11.78
25th Percentile £18.81 £18.13 £12.76
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.75 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year -8.40% +84.51% -5.08%
75th Percentile £42.38 £44.50 £25.94
90th Percentile £62.25 £47.75 £49.29
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +60.00% +6.95%

Artificial Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Artificial Intelligence as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Artificial Intelligence in the City of London

Artificial Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Artificial Intelligence in the City of London

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Artificial Intelligence in the City of London

Artificial Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
London Bridge - 5 £650 -
Artificial Intelligence
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence.

1 25 (60.98%) Analytics
2 20 (48.78%) Algorithms
3 19 (46.34%) Python
4 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (43.90%) Big Data
5 16 (39.02%) Data Science
6 15 (36.59%) Computer Science
6 15 (36.59%) Degree
7 14 (34.15%) Natural Language Processing
8 13 (31.71%) Data Cleansing
8 13 (31.71%) Statistics
8 13 (31.71%) Mathematics
8 13 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (29.27%) Apache Spark
9 12 (29.27%) Machine Learning
10 10 (24.39%) SQL
10 10 (24.39%) Java
10 10 (24.39%) Banking
10 10 (24.39%) AWS
10 10 (24.39%) GCP
10 10 (24.39%) Actionable Insight
11 9 (21.95%) Docker
11 9 (21.95%) Google
12 8 (19.51%) Asset Management
12 8 (19.51%) HTML
12 8 (19.51%) Matplotlib
12 8 (19.51%) Visualisation
12 8 (19.51%) DevOps
12 8 (19.51%) Bayesian Methods
12 8 (19.51%) PyMC3

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 12 (29.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Chatbot
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) AWS
1 10 (24.39%) GCP
2 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.88%) Azure
3 2 (4.88%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.44%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 1 (2.44%) GitHub
4 1 (2.44%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (2.44%) Power Automate
4 1 (2.44%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Serverless
4 1 (2.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) Big Data
2 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
3 5 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (12.20%) Tableau
4 4 (9.76%) BigQuery
4 4 (9.76%) Looker
4 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (7.32%) Apache Hive
5 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.32%) Redis
6 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.44%) Metadata
7 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.44%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.44%) Power BI
7 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Grunt
1 5 (12.20%) gulp
1 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
1 5 (12.20%) PhantomJS
1 5 (12.20%) webpack
2 3 (7.32%) CircleCI
2 3 (7.32%) GoCD
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Gatling
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) JMeter
3 1 (2.44%) Postman
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 13 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Social Skills
4 4 (9.76%) Finance
5 2 (4.88%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Front Office
6 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Data Scientist
1 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (12.20%) Senior Data Scientist
4 3 (7.32%) Data Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Scala Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Statistician
4 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Statistician
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Data Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Data Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) React Developer
5 2 (4.88%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Analytics Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Angular Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.44%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) HTML
1 8 (19.51%) Matplotlib
1 8 (19.51%) PyMC3
2 7 (17.07%) CSS
2 7 (17.07%) Kafka
3 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
3 6 (14.63%) React
3 6 (14.63%) Sass
4 5 (12.20%) Jest
4 5 (12.20%) Vue.js
4 5 (12.20%) Web Services
5 4 (9.76%) Play Framework
6 3 (7.32%) Akka
6 3 (7.32%) Apache Avro
6 3 (7.32%) Scalaz
6 3 (7.32%) Spring
7 2 (4.88%) HTML5
8 1 (2.44%) iOS SDK
8 1 (2.44%) LESS
8 1 (2.44%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Algorithms
2 5 (12.20%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.88%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Equities
5 1 (2.44%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.44%) Robotics
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Analytics
2 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (39.02%) Data Science
4 15 (36.59%) Computer Science
5 14 (34.15%) Natural Language Processing
6 13 (31.71%) Data Cleansing
6 13 (31.71%) Mathematics
6 13 (31.71%) Statistics
7 12 (29.27%) Machine Learning
8 10 (24.39%) Actionable Insight
9 8 (19.51%) Asset Management
9 8 (19.51%) Bayesian Methods
9 8 (19.51%) DevOps
9 8 (19.51%) Visualisation
10 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (17.07%) Data Modelling
11 6 (14.63%) Data Engineering
11 6 (14.63%) User Stories
12 5 (12.20%) Front End Development
12 5 (12.20%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) Python
2 10 (24.39%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) Scala
4 6 (14.63%) C
4 6 (14.63%) C++
4 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.20%) ES6
6 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) Accessibility
2 1 (2.44%) GMP
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.76%) Kubernetes
3 3 (7.32%) Terraform
4 1 (2.44%) Grafana
4 1 (2.44%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Google
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Apple
4 1 (2.44%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) PagerDuty
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Splunk
4 1 (2.44%) Sybase