The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
UK / England
Rank 545 600 590
Rank change year-on-year +55 -10  
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 29 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.027% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.032% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 1
Median daily rate £450 £600 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £550 -
% change year-on-year -18.18% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £90.00
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34360 40698 38684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.28% 82.96% 80.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22779 27017 24364
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1001 1130
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £48.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Artificial Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Artificial Intelligence in England

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Artificial Intelligence in England

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Artificial Intelligence in England

Artificial Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +43 23 £469 -41.40% 32
South West - 5 £450 - 2
South East +24 1 - - 2
Artificial Intelligence
UK

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 England region with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence.

1 38 (63.33%) Machine Learning
2 28 (46.67%) Python
3 23 (38.33%) Computer Science
4 22 (36.67%) Mathematics
4 22 (36.67%) Banking
5 19 (31.67%) Degree
5 19 (31.67%) Hadoop
6 18 (30.00%) Java
6 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (28.33%) Finance
8 16 (26.67%) Analytics
9 15 (25.00%) Big Data
9 15 (25.00%) R
10 14 (23.33%) Apache Spark
10 14 (23.33%) Statistics
11 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (21.67%) Visualisation
12 12 (20.00%) PhD
12 12 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (18.33%) AngularJS
14 10 (16.67%) Scala
15 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
15 9 (15.00%) Investment Banking
15 9 (15.00%) Backbone.js
15 9 (15.00%) React
16 8 (13.33%) Algorithms
16 8 (13.33%) Front End Development
16 8 (13.33%) GitHub
16 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
16 8 (13.33%) D3.js

Artificial Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in 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 14 (23.33%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.00%) SAS
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SPSS
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) GitHub
2 5 (8.33%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) Hadoop
2 15 (25.00%) Big Data
3 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 7 (11.67%) Data Mining
4 7 (11.67%) MongoDB
4 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
5 6 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (8.33%) Apache Hive
6 5 (8.33%) QlikView
6 5 (8.33%) Spotfire
7 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.33%) HBase
8 2 (3.33%) Mahout
9 1 (1.67%) Datomic
9 1 (1.67%) Impala
9 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.67%) Power BI
9 1 (1.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 22 (36.67%) Banking
2 17 (28.33%) Finance
3 9 (15.00%) Investment Banking
3 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (13.33%) Games
5 6 (10.00%) Retail
6 5 (8.33%) Back Office
6 5 (8.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.67%) Front Office
7 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Data Scientist
3 11 (18.33%) Senior Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Architect
5 8 (13.33%) Consultant
5 8 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (13.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Machine Learning Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (8.33%) Designer
9 4 (6.67%) BPM Designer
9 4 (6.67%) Data Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Junior
9 4 (6.67%) Junior Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Python Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) AngularJS
2 9 (15.00%) Backbone.js
2 9 (15.00%) React
3 8 (13.33%) D3.js
3 8 (13.33%) Natural Language Processing
3 8 (13.33%) Node.js
4 7 (11.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (11.67%) XML
5 6 (10.00%) Django
6 5 (8.33%) Dojo
6 5 (8.33%) DOM
6 5 (8.33%) jQuery
6 5 (8.33%) scikit-learn
7 4 (6.67%) CSS
7 4 (6.67%) HTML
7 4 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (6.67%) TensorFlow
7 4 (6.67%) Web Services
8 3 (5.00%) .NET
8 3 (5.00%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.33%) Algorithms
2 8 (13.33%) Spread Betting
3 5 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) User Experience
5 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.33%) Fintech
6 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Machine Learning
2 22 (36.67%) Mathematics
3 16 (26.67%) Analytics
4 14 (23.33%) Statistics
5 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (21.67%) Visualisation
6 12 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (13.33%) Front End Development
7 8 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
7 8 (13.33%) Web Development
8 7 (11.67%) Data Analytics
9 6 (10.00%) Applied Mathematics
9 6 (10.00%) Deep Learning
9 6 (10.00%) Open Source
9 6 (10.00%) Prototyping
9 6 (10.00%) Robotic Process Automation
9 6 (10.00%) SOA
10 5 (8.33%) Process Management
10 5 (8.33%) Quality Management
10 5 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) Python
2 18 (30.00%) Java
2 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.00%) R
4 10 (16.67%) Scala
5 7 (11.67%) SQL
6 4 (6.67%) C++
7 3 (5.00%) C#
8 2 (3.33%) C
8 2 (3.33%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.33%) Perl
8 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.67%) Clojure
9 1 (1.67%) Lisp
9 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.67%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Degree
2 12 (20.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Docker
1 3 (5.00%) Snort
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.00%) Nagios
1 3 (5.00%) OSSEC
2 1 (1.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) IBM
2 7 (11.67%) Tableau
3 5 (8.33%) Pega
3 5 (8.33%) webMethods
4 3 (5.00%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.67%) Facebook
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) RapidMiner
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Splunk
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £450 per day + benefits - extension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £31.92 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago