The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
England / London
Rank 379 410 406
Rank change year-on-year +31 -4  
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 23 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.041% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.048% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 2
Median daily rate £500 £800 £648
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +23.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £418 £606
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £905 £690
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16350 18715 17143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.12% 85.09% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11752 13518 12038
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 190 241
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +10.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Artificial Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Artificial Intelligence in London

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Artificial Intelligence in London

Artificial Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London +9 3 £425 -45.16% 9
Artificial Intelligence
England

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence.

1 32 (65.31%) Machine Learning
2 24 (48.98%) Python
3 20 (40.82%) Computer Science
4 19 (38.78%) Mathematics
4 19 (38.78%) Hadoop
5 17 (34.69%) Finance
6 16 (32.65%) Banking
7 15 (30.61%) Degree
7 15 (30.61%) Big Data
8 14 (28.57%) Apache Spark
9 12 (24.49%) R
9 12 (24.49%) PhD
10 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
10 11 (22.45%) Visualisation
10 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (22.45%) Analytics
10 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
11 10 (20.41%) Statistics
11 10 (20.41%) Scala
11 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (18.37%) Investment Banking
12 9 (18.37%) Java
12 9 (18.37%) Backbone.js
12 9 (18.37%) React
13 8 (16.33%) Front End Development
13 8 (16.33%) GitHub
13 8 (16.33%) Natural Language Processing
13 8 (16.33%) Node.js
13 8 (16.33%) Web Development
13 8 (16.33%) Spread Betting

Artificial Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in 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 14 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.12%) SAS
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SPSS
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) Hadoop
2 15 (30.61%) Big Data
3 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
5 5 (10.20%) QlikView
5 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
5 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
5 5 (10.20%) Spotfire
6 4 (8.16%) Apache Hive
6 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.12%) Data Mining
8 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.08%) HBase
9 1 (2.04%) Datomic
9 1 (2.04%) Impala
9 1 (2.04%) MySQL
9 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
9 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.04%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 16 (32.65%) Banking
3 9 (18.37%) Investment Banking
4 8 (16.33%) Games
4 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Front Office
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Data Scientist
3 10 (20.41%) Senior Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Consultant
4 8 (16.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (16.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Machine Learning Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Architect
6 6 (12.24%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 4 (8.16%) Data Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Junior
7 4 (8.16%) Junior Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (6.12%) Python Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Artificial Intelligence Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Big Data Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Data Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Senior UI/UX Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior UX Developer
9 2 (4.08%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
2 9 (18.37%) Backbone.js
2 9 (18.37%) React
3 8 (16.33%) Natural Language Processing
3 8 (16.33%) Node.js
4 7 (14.29%) D3.js
5 6 (12.24%) Django
6 4 (8.16%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (8.16%) TensorFlow
6 4 (8.16%) Web Services
7 3 (6.12%) .NET
7 3 (6.12%) CSS
7 3 (6.12%) HTML
7 3 (6.12%) Kafka
8 2 (4.08%) Flask
8 2 (4.08%) Material Design
8 2 (4.08%) NumPy
8 2 (4.08%) scikit-learn
8 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.33%) Spread Betting
3 6 (12.24%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.12%) User Experience
5 2 (4.08%) Fintech
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Machine Learning
2 19 (38.78%) Mathematics
3 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.45%) Analytics
3 11 (22.45%) Visualisation
4 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (20.41%) Statistics
5 8 (16.33%) Front End Development
5 8 (16.33%) Web Development
6 7 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 6 (12.24%) Applied Mathematics
7 6 (12.24%) Open Source
7 6 (12.24%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (10.20%) Prototyping
8 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.16%) Deep Learning
9 4 (8.16%) Disruptive Innovation
9 4 (8.16%) Microservices
10 3 (6.12%) Data Engineering
10 3 (6.12%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) Python
2 12 (24.49%) R
3 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.41%) Scala
5 9 (18.37%) Java
6 6 (12.24%) SQL
7 4 (8.16%) C++
8 3 (6.12%) C#
9 2 (4.08%) C
9 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.04%) Clojure
10 1 (2.04%) Lisp
10 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.04%) Perl
10 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.04%) SPARQL
10 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Degree
2 12 (24.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
1 3 (6.12%) Snort
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Kubernetes
1 3 (6.12%) Nagios
1 3 (6.12%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Tableau
2 3 (6.12%) Blue Prism
3 2 (4.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) Facebook
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) RapidMiner
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
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