Period
to 23 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 January 2022 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 121 82 114
Rank change year-on-year -39 +32 +64
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 22 14 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.90% 0.97% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.17% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 19
10th Percentile £256 £361 £388
25th Percentile £388 £422 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £463 £575
Median % change year-on-year -8.11% -19.57% +9.52%
75th Percentile £438 £625 £613
90th Percentile £448 £715 £681
England median daily rate £600 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +26.32% -13.64% +2.56%

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,968 1,194 3,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 80.89% 83.03% 83.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,127 694 1,826
10th Percentile £187 £200 £206
25th Percentile £342 £310 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +9.41% - -5.03%
75th Percentile £550 £516 £519
90th Percentile £638 £585 £600
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 120 192
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £13.88
Median hourly rate £16.25 £34.25 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year -52.55% +92.96% +0.85%
75th Percentile £39.55 £46.31 £46.00
90th Percentile £56.50 £50.00 £49.95
England median hourly rate £25.50 £26.79 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.82% +30.68% -5.79%

Artificial Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Artificial Intelligence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Artificial Intelligence in the East of England

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Artificial Intelligence in the East of England

Artificial Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Artificial Intelligence in the East of England

Artificial Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Suffolk - 11 £425 - 3
Cambridgeshire -31 7 £303 -39.50% 46
Hertfordshire -22 2 £380 -15.56% 9
Norfolk - 1 £435 - 1
Essex - 1 £225 - 3
Artificial Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence.

1 18 (81.82%) Machine Learning
2 13 (59.09%) AWS
2 13 (59.09%) DevOps
3 12 (54.55%) Python
4 11 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 11 (50.00%) Bash
4 11 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (50.00%) AWS Certification
5 10 (45.45%) Cloud Native
5 10 (45.45%) Project Delivery
5 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
6 9 (40.91%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (40.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (40.91%) Serverless
6 9 (40.91%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (18.18%) Azure
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) Social Skills
9 2 (9.09%) Data Pipeline
9 2 (9.09%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
9 2 (9.09%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (9.09%) Cutover Planning
9 2 (9.09%) Linux
9 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.09%) Migration

Artificial Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (4.55%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) AWS
2 11 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (40.91%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (40.91%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (40.91%) Serverless
4 4 (18.18%) Azure
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (4.55%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (9.09%) SAP HANA
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Android Studio
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Social Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Cutover Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Cutover Manager
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
1 1 (4.55%) NumPy
1 1 (4.55%) Pandas
1 1 (4.55%) pytest
1 1 (4.55%) PyTorch
1 1 (4.55%) scikit-learn
1 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Machine Learning
2 13 (59.09%) DevOps
3 10 (45.45%) Project Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Cutover Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Pipeline
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Android Development
6 1 (4.55%) API Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Computer Vision
6 1 (4.55%) Data Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Data Science
6 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.55%) Line Management
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
6 1 (4.55%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Python
2 11 (50.00%) Bash
2 11 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle