Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 404 555
Rank change year-on-year +166 +151 +54
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 537 247 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.15% 0.52% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.59% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 167 68
London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £388 £353 £356
90th Percentile £713 £738 £663
England median daily rate £525 £528 £500
% change year-on-year -0.47% +5.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 0
London median hourly rate £44.00 - -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -2.22% - -

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 40,973 41,547 39,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.86% 88.16% 87.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,560 30,219 27,947
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £640
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 391 438
London median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £21.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.00% +6.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.30 £11.93
90th Percentile £54.87 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.67
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.90% +3.03%

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 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Artificial Intelligence in London

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Artificial Intelligence in London

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in London over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor hourly 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 9 December 2018. 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 +36 129 £600 +9.09% 116
West London +35 33 £488 +18.18% 31
East London -21 10 £538 -10.42% 23
South London - 2 £500 - 5
Artificial Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence.

1 264 (49.16%) Machine Learning
2 209 (38.92%) Python
3 170 (31.66%) Data Science
4 150 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (26.82%) Finance
6 139 (25.88%) Analytics
7 116 (21.60%) Java
8 106 (19.74%) Big Data
9 102 (18.99%) JavaScript
10 91 (16.95%) Algorithms
11 89 (16.57%) Amazon AWS
12 76 (14.15%) DevOps
13 71 (13.22%) HTML
14 70 (13.04%) SQL
14 70 (13.04%) CSS
15 69 (12.85%) Banking
16 66 (12.29%) TDD
17 61 (11.36%) React
18 59 (10.99%) Apache Spark
19 58 (10.80%) Docker
19 58 (10.80%) Microsoft Azure
20 57 (10.61%) Computer Science
21 56 (10.43%) Hadoop
21 56 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
21 56 (10.43%) Conversational UI
22 55 (10.24%) Data Analytics
23 54 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
24 50 (9.31%) Node.js
24 50 (9.31%) Software Engineering
25 49 (9.12%) Test Automation

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 59 (10.99%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (1.30%) Confluence
2 7 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.12%) Apache
4 4 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (0.74%) Apache Pig
4 4 (0.74%) CMS
4 4 (0.74%) Jupyter
4 4 (0.74%) SAS
5 3 (0.56%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.56%) Luigi
5 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.56%) Tornado
6 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.37%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (8.38%) Chatbot
2 8 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.37%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.37%) SPSS
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.19%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (2.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.37%) Actimize
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.19%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 89 (16.57%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (10.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (7.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (2.98%) PaaS
5 11 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (2.05%) SaaS
6 10 (1.86%) Serverless
7 9 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (1.68%) Office 365
8 8 (1.49%) IaaS
9 7 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 6 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (1.12%) Azure Machine Learning
10 6 (1.12%) Data Lake Analytics
10 6 (1.12%) Sumo Logic
11 4 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.74%) GitHub
11 4 (0.74%) Slack
12 3 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.49%) iSCSI
1 8 (1.49%) SAN
2 5 (0.93%) DNS
3 4 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (0.74%) NAS
3 4 (0.74%) SSL
3 4 (0.74%) VPLS
3 4 (0.74%) VPN
4 3 (0.56%) Firewall
4 3 (0.56%) HTTP
4 3 (0.56%) Internet
5 2 (0.37%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.37%) Skype
5 2 (0.37%) VoIP
5 2 (0.37%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.19%) AMQP
6 1 (0.19%) Network Security
6 1 (0.19%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.19%) OPNsense
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (19.74%) Big Data
2 56 (10.43%) Hadoop
3 45 (8.38%) MongoDB
4 40 (7.45%) Blockchain
5 38 (7.08%) NoSQL
6 27 (5.03%) Apache Hive
7 23 (4.28%) Data Mining
8 21 (3.91%) Relational Database
9 18 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (2.98%) Power BI
10 16 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.79%) MySQL
11 15 (2.79%) SQL Server
12 12 (2.23%) Data Lake
12 12 (2.23%) Redis
13 11 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (2.05%) Impala
14 10 (1.86%) HBase
Development Applications
1 36 (6.70%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.84%) Jenkins
2 26 (4.84%) Selenium
3 16 (2.98%) PhantomJS
4 15 (2.79%) JIRA
4 15 (2.79%) Maven
5 13 (2.42%) JUnit
6 12 (2.23%) Jasmine
6 12 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (2.05%) Gradle
8 10 (1.86%) Grunt
8 10 (1.86%) TestNG
8 10 (1.86%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.30%) webpack
10 5 (0.93%) Babel
11 4 (0.74%) GitLab
11 4 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.56%) Robot Framework
12 3 (0.56%) Subversion
12 3 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 144 (26.82%) Finance
2 69 (12.85%) Banking
3 23 (4.28%) Legal
4 22 (4.10%) Retail
5 18 (3.35%) Financial Institution
6 15 (2.79%) Front Office
7 12 (2.23%) Games
7 12 (2.23%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.86%) Marketing
9 9 (1.68%) Law
10 7 (1.30%) Back Office
10 7 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.93%) Advertising
11 5 (0.93%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.56%) Automotive
14 2 (0.37%) Electronics
15 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
15 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 192 (35.75%) Developer
2 60 (11.17%) Architect
3 53 (9.87%) Data Scientist
4 46 (8.57%) Python Developer
5 34 (6.33%) Data Engineer
6 31 (5.77%) Java Developer
6 31 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
7 30 (5.59%) Analyst
7 30 (5.59%) Machine Learning Developer
8 23 (4.28%) React Developer
8 23 (4.28%) Senior Developer
9 22 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (3.91%) Python Engineer
11 18 (3.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 18 (3.35%) Software Engineer
12 16 (2.98%) Agile Developer
12 16 (2.98%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (2.98%) Project Manager
13 14 (2.61%) Consultant
13 14 (2.61%) Data Visualisation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (13.22%) HTML
2 70 (13.04%) CSS
3 61 (11.36%) React
4 50 (9.31%) Node.js
5 48 (8.94%) Natural Language Processing
6 47 (8.75%) AngularJS
7 43 (8.01%) Kafka
8 40 (7.45%) REST
9 39 (7.26%) Redux
10 32 (5.96%) HTML5
11 30 (5.59%) Spring
12 29 (5.40%) RESTful
13 27 (5.03%) CSS3
14 25 (4.66%) TensorFlow
15 24 (4.47%) Hibernate
16 23 (4.28%) WebSockets
17 21 (3.91%) .NET
18 19 (3.54%) Django
18 19 (3.54%) Web Services
19 18 (3.35%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 91 (16.95%) Algorithms
2 56 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.08%) Greenfield Project
4 35 (6.52%) Robotics
5 34 (6.33%) Fintech
5 34 (6.33%) User Experience
6 15 (2.79%) CCTV
6 15 (2.79%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.86%) Tandem
8 9 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.49%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.49%) Digital Currency
9 8 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.49%) NHS
9 8 (1.49%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.49%) Replication
10 7 (1.30%) Acoustics
11 6 (1.12%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.12%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.08%) Linux
2 10 (1.86%) VMS
3 9 (1.68%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.49%) Unix
5 7 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.30%) Ubuntu
5 7 (1.30%) Windows
6 4 (0.74%) Android
6 4 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.56%) CentOS
8 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.19%) Debian
9 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (49.16%) Machine Learning
2 170 (31.66%) Data Science
3 150 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (25.88%) Analytics
5 76 (14.15%) DevOps
6 66 (12.29%) TDD
7 57 (10.61%) Computer Science
8 56 (10.43%) Conversational UI
9 55 (10.24%) Data Analytics
10 54 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
11 50 (9.31%) Software Engineering
12 49 (9.12%) Test Automation
13 47 (8.75%) Visualisation
14 43 (8.01%) Open Source
15 40 (7.45%) Microservices
16 39 (7.26%) Mathematics
16 39 (7.26%) Scrum
17 37 (6.89%) ETL
18 33 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 209 (38.92%) Python
2 116 (21.60%) Java
3 102 (18.99%) JavaScript
4 70 (13.04%) SQL
5 46 (8.57%) Scala
6 45 (8.38%) C++
7 38 (7.08%) R
8 35 (6.52%) C#
9 31 (5.77%) TypeScript
10 29 (5.40%) Java 8
11 27 (5.03%) C
12 24 (4.47%) Ruby
13 22 (4.10%) Bash Shell
14 16 (2.98%) Perl
15 13 (2.42%) Go
16 10 (1.86%) VB
17 8 (1.49%) PHP
17 8 (1.49%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.12%) ES6
19 5 (0.93%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (8.57%) Degree
2 30 (5.59%) PhD
3 18 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.93%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.74%) RHCE
7 4 (0.74%) RHCSA
7 4 (0.74%) RHCVA
8 3 (0.56%) OSCP
8 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.37%) CEH
9 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.19%) CRISC
10 1 (0.19%) ISACA
10 1 (0.19%) MCITP
10 1 (0.19%) MCTS
10 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.15%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.37%) GDPR
3 2 (0.37%) PMO
4 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.19%) EMIR
4 1 (0.19%) FATCA
4 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 58 (10.80%) Docker
2 8 (1.49%) HDFS
3 6 (1.12%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.93%) KVM
4 5 (0.93%) Samba
5 4 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.74%) Firmware
5 4 (0.74%) RHEV
5 4 (0.74%) Sendmail
5 4 (0.74%) Veritas File System
5 4 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.56%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.19%) Ceph
7 1 (0.19%) NFS
7 1 (0.19%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 40 (7.45%) Kubernetes
2 24 (4.47%) Ansible
3 16 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (2.79%) Puppet
5 11 (2.05%) Terraform
6 5 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.93%) Oozie
7 4 (0.74%) BladeLogic
7 4 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.74%) OpenView
7 4 (0.74%) Salt
7 4 (0.74%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.74%) yum
8 3 (0.56%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.37%) Grafana
9 2 (0.37%) Kibana
9 2 (0.37%) Mesos
9 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.19%) Ambari
10 1 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (6.15%) Google
2 29 (5.40%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.54%) Blue Prism
3 19 (3.54%) Tableau
4 16 (2.98%) Informatica
5 12 (2.23%) Cloudera
6 11 (2.05%) Hortonworks
6 11 (2.05%) IBM
7 10 (1.86%) Alteryx
7 10 (1.86%) UiPath
8 8 (1.49%) Oracle
9 7 (1.30%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.12%) AppDynamics
10 6 (1.12%) Cisco
10 6 (1.12%) MapR
10 6 (1.12%) Splunk
11 5 (0.93%) Automation Anywhere
11 5 (0.93%) New Relic
11 5 (0.93%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.93%) VMware