Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 509 556 624
Rank change year-on-year +47 +68 -16
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 126 63 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.14% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.16% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 54 3
London median daily rate £575 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +69.23%
England median daily rate £555 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +11.00% -9.09% +69.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40964 38955 39069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.95% 86.20% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29788 27920 27910
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 408 469
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.77 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +8.83% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.32 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.45 £50.04 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Artificial Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Artificial Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Central London +21 31 £565 +25.56% 14
East London +2 9 £600 +20.00% 2
Artificial Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 102 (80.95%) Machine Learning
2 57 (45.24%) Python
3 48 (38.10%) Apache Spark
4 46 (36.51%) Analytics
5 45 (35.71%) Hadoop
6 43 (34.13%) Finance
7 41 (32.54%) Java
8 40 (31.75%) Big Data
9 35 (27.78%) Algorithms
10 33 (26.19%) Natural Language Processing
11 32 (25.40%) R
12 29 (23.02%) C#
12 29 (23.02%) Computer Science
13 28 (22.22%) Apache
14 27 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (20.63%) SQL
16 24 (19.05%) JavaScript
16 24 (19.05%) Open Source
17 20 (15.87%) Apache Hive
17 20 (15.87%) Statistics
18 19 (15.08%) Mathematics
18 19 (15.08%) Visualisation
19 18 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
19 18 (14.29%) Scala
19 18 (14.29%) Degree
19 18 (14.29%) Neural Network
19 18 (14.29%) TensorFlow
20 17 (13.49%) Linux
21 15 (11.90%) Marketing
21 15 (11.90%) Banking

Artificial Intelligence
Co-occurring 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 48 (38.10%) Apache Spark
2 28 (22.22%) Apache
3 13 (10.32%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.56%) Apache Pig
5 6 (4.76%) SAS
6 3 (2.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.79%) JBoss
7 1 (0.79%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Chatbot
2 8 (6.35%) SPSS
3 3 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.38%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.59%) InVision
5 1 (0.79%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.73%) Dialogflow
3 8 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.97%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 5 (3.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.59%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (1.59%) SaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.79%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.79%) Route 53
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) Intranet
2 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (35.71%) Hadoop
2 40 (31.75%) Big Data
3 20 (15.87%) Apache Hive
4 15 (11.90%) MongoDB
5 10 (7.94%) SQL Server
6 9 (7.14%) Mahout
7 8 (6.35%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (6.35%) Qlik Sense
8 7 (5.56%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.97%) Data Mining
9 5 (3.97%) Text Mining
10 3 (2.38%) BigQuery
10 3 (2.38%) HBase
10 3 (2.38%) Neo4j
10 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.59%) MySQL
11 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.38%) Selenium
1 3 (2.38%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.79%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (34.13%) Finance
2 15 (11.90%) Banking
2 15 (11.90%) Marketing
2 15 (11.90%) Retail
3 8 (6.35%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.56%) Publishing
5 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.17%) Electronics
6 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.38%) Advertising
7 3 (2.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.79%) French Language
8 1 (0.79%) German Language
8 1 (0.79%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (26.19%) Data Scientist
2 26 (20.63%) Developer
3 18 (14.29%) Architect
4 14 (11.11%) Data Engineer
5 11 (8.73%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.35%) Lead Architect
7 7 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence Architect
7 7 (5.56%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Designer
8 6 (4.76%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 4 (3.17%) Big Data Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Data Analytics Scientist
10 4 (3.17%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.17%) Innovation Manager
10 4 (3.17%) Senior Data Scientist
10 4 (3.17%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.38%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.19%) Natural Language Processing
2 18 (14.29%) TensorFlow
3 15 (11.90%) MXNet
3 15 (11.90%) Theano
4 14 (11.11%) Django
4 14 (11.11%) REST
5 13 (10.32%) XML
6 12 (9.52%) .NET
6 12 (9.52%) JSON
7 9 (7.14%) MLlib
8 8 (6.35%) NumPy
8 8 (6.35%) Pandas
8 8 (6.35%) scikit-learn
9 7 (5.56%) D3.js
10 6 (4.76%) CSS
11 5 (3.97%) Bokeh
11 5 (3.97%) ggplot
11 5 (3.97%) SciPy
11 5 (3.97%) Seaborn
12 4 (3.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.78%) Algorithms
2 29 (23.02%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.11%) User Experience
4 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (4.76%) Linked Data
5 6 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.76%) Robotics
6 4 (3.17%) Fintech
7 3 (2.38%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.38%) IVR
7 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.79%) Social Media
8 1 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.49%) Linux
2 2 (1.59%) Windows
3 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (80.95%) Machine Learning
2 46 (36.51%) Analytics
3 27 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (19.05%) Open Source
5 20 (15.87%) Statistics
6 19 (15.08%) Mathematics
6 19 (15.08%) Visualisation
7 18 (14.29%) Neural Network
8 13 (10.32%) Data Visualisation
9 12 (9.52%) DevOps
10 11 (8.73%) Applied Mathematics
10 11 (8.73%) Decision Tree
10 11 (8.73%) Full Text Search
10 11 (8.73%) TDD
10 11 (8.73%) User Stories
11 10 (7.94%) Information Retrieval
11 10 (7.94%) Predictive Analytics
12 9 (7.14%) Data Analytics
12 9 (7.14%) Deep Learning
12 9 (7.14%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.24%) Python
2 41 (32.54%) Java
3 32 (25.40%) R
4 29 (23.02%) C#
5 26 (20.63%) SQL
6 24 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 18 (14.29%) Scala
8 8 (6.35%) C++
8 8 (6.35%) MATLAB
9 6 (4.76%) SPARQL
10 3 (2.38%) Groovy
11 2 (1.59%) Erlang
11 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.79%) C
12 1 (0.79%) Cypher
12 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (14.29%) Degree
2 10 (7.94%) PhD
3 6 (4.76%) Master's Degree
3 6 (4.76%) PMP
4 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.79%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (7.94%) Docker
2 2 (1.59%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.79%) Mesos
2 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (7.14%) IBM
1 9 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.56%) Google
3 4 (3.17%) SAP
4 3 (2.38%) Blue Prism
4 3 (2.38%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.38%) Snow
5 2 (1.59%) Tableau
6 1 (0.79%) Facebook