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 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)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 538 607 632
Rank change year-on-year +69 +25  
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 51 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.033% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.039% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 3
Median daily rate £550 £375 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.66% -42.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £250 £580
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £591 £690
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 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 36558 40684 41140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.69% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24009 27323 26926
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 955 1136
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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 +33 47 £550 +76.00% 28
South West - 2 - - 1
South East +28 1 £250 -28.57% 4
Artificial Intelligence
UK

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

1 58 (72.50%) Machine Learning
2 39 (48.75%) Analytics
3 36 (45.00%) Python
4 32 (40.00%) Big Data
5 30 (37.50%) Hadoop
6 28 (35.00%) Apache Spark
7 27 (33.75%) Finance
8 23 (28.75%) R
9 21 (26.25%) Computer Science
9 21 (26.25%) Java
9 21 (26.25%) Algorithms
10 18 (22.50%) SQL
11 16 (20.00%) Banking
11 16 (20.00%) Statistics
11 16 (20.00%) Visualisation
11 16 (20.00%) Scala
12 15 (18.75%) Data Analytics
12 15 (18.75%) Natural Language Processing
13 14 (17.50%) Apache Hive
14 13 (16.25%) Mathematics
14 13 (16.25%) IBM
15 12 (15.00%) JSON
16 11 (13.75%) MongoDB
16 11 (13.75%) PhD
17 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
17 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (12.50%) Decision Tree
18 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (11.25%) Full Text Search
18 9 (11.25%) XML

Artificial Intelligence
Co-occurring 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 28 (35.00%) Apache Spark
2 7 (8.75%) Apache
2 7 (8.75%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.25%) Confluence
4 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) Jupyter
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) SPSS
2 2 (2.50%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.25%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.25%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) IBM Blueworks
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
2 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) DNS
1 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) IPsec
2 1 (1.25%) VLAN
2 1 (1.25%) VPN
2 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (40.00%) Big Data
2 30 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 14 (17.50%) Apache Hive
4 11 (13.75%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (7.50%) Qlik Sense
6 5 (6.25%) QlikView
6 5 (6.25%) Spotfire
7 4 (5.00%) Mahout
7 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.00%) Sqoop
8 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.50%) Blockchain
8 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.25%) DataStage
9 1 (1.25%) MySQL
9 1 (1.25%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) Maven
General
1 27 (33.75%) Finance
2 16 (20.00%) Banking
3 9 (11.25%) Retail
4 8 (10.00%) Marketing
5 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
6 5 (6.25%) Back Office
7 2 (2.50%) Electronics
7 2 (2.50%) Front Office
7 2 (2.50%) Law
7 2 (2.50%) Legal
7 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.25%) Advertising
8 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Architect
2 23 (28.75%) Data Scientist
3 12 (15.00%) Consultant
4 11 (13.75%) Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 7 (8.75%) Machine Learning Consultant
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Data Scientist
6 7 (8.75%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Data Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Designer
7 5 (6.25%) Lead Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) BPM Designer
8 4 (5.00%) Digital Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Junior
8 4 (5.00%) Junior Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) Natural Language Processing
2 12 (15.00%) JSON
3 9 (11.25%) XML
4 8 (10.00%) scikit-learn
5 7 (8.75%) D3.js
6 5 (6.25%) Dojo
6 5 (6.25%) DOM
6 5 (6.25%) jQuery
6 5 (6.25%) MLlib
6 5 (6.25%) NumPy
6 5 (6.25%) Pandas
6 5 (6.25%) SciPy
6 5 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (5.00%) REST
7 4 (5.00%) TensorFlow
7 4 (5.00%) UIMA
8 3 (3.75%) Django
8 3 (3.75%) Web Services
9 2 (2.50%) Akka
9 2 (2.50%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) Algorithms
1 21 (26.25%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.25%) Robotics
4 4 (5.00%) Fintech
4 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.00%) User Experience
5 3 (3.75%) IVR
6 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.25%) Equities
7 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (72.50%) Machine Learning
2 39 (48.75%) Analytics
3 16 (20.00%) Statistics
3 16 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 15 (18.75%) Data Analytics
5 13 (16.25%) Mathematics
6 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (12.50%) Decision Tree
7 9 (11.25%) Full Text Search
7 9 (11.25%) Open Source
7 9 (11.25%) Use Case
8 8 (10.00%) Cognitive Computing
8 8 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (10.00%) Microservices
9 7 (8.75%) Applied Mathematics
9 7 (8.75%) Data Analysis
9 7 (8.75%) Data Modelling
9 7 (8.75%) Random Forest
9 7 (8.75%) Robotic Process Automation
10 6 (7.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.00%) Python
2 23 (28.75%) R
3 21 (26.25%) Java
4 18 (22.50%) SQL
5 16 (20.00%) Scala
6 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.25%) MATLAB
8 4 (5.00%) C++
8 4 (5.00%) SPARQL
9 3 (3.75%) Groovy
9 3 (3.75%) Perl
9 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.50%) C
10 2 (2.50%) C#
10 2 (2.50%) Erlang
11 1 (1.25%) PHP
11 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) PhD
2 8 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Docker
2 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.50%) Snort
2 2 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.50%) Nagios
1 2 (2.50%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) IBM
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.25%) Pega
2 5 (6.25%) Tableau
2 5 (6.25%) webMethods
3 4 (5.00%) Google
4 3 (3.75%) SAP
5 2 (2.50%) Blue Prism
5 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco
5 2 (2.50%) Citrix
5 2 (2.50%) RapidMiner
5 2 (2.50%) Splunk
5 2 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (1.25%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.25%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.25%) Informatica
6 1 (1.25%) Juniper
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle
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