Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 223 358 502
Rank change year-on-year +135 +144 +85
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 545 295 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.25% 0.64% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.73% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 181 55
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £363 £355 £319
90th Percentile £688 £738 £663
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -1.11% - -

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 38,639 40,579 35,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.36% 87.78% 86.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,626 29,560 25,594
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 474 440
London median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.00% +25.06%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.58 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £23.84 £24.00 £24.44
% change year-on-year -0.69% -1.78% +6.24%

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 +47 125 £600 +9.09% 129
West London +38 23 £519 +20.64% 35
East London -26 20 £575 -4.17% 23
South London - 1 - - 4
Artificial Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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.

1 281 (51.56%) Machine Learning
2 226 (41.47%) Python
3 192 (35.23%) Data Science
4 180 (33.03%) Finance
5 158 (28.99%) Analytics
6 155 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (24.59%) Big Data
8 127 (23.30%) Java
9 117 (21.47%) Amazon AWS
10 108 (19.82%) JavaScript
11 106 (19.45%) DevOps
12 92 (16.88%) SQL
13 81 (14.86%) Docker
14 80 (14.68%) Banking
15 77 (14.13%) Algorithms
16 74 (13.58%) HTML
16 74 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
17 70 (12.84%) CSS
18 68 (12.48%) Data Analytics
19 65 (11.93%) Hadoop
20 64 (11.74%) Node.js
20 64 (11.74%) Kubernetes
21 62 (11.38%) Git (software)
22 60 (11.01%) Computer Science
22 60 (11.01%) Apache Spark
23 58 (10.64%) React
23 58 (10.64%) NoSQL
24 57 (10.46%) Microservices
25 56 (10.28%) Open Source
26 55 (10.09%) Visualisation

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 60 (11.01%) Apache Spark
2 14 (2.57%) Apache
3 10 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.65%) Confluence
4 9 (1.65%) SAS
5 8 (1.47%) nginx
6 7 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.92%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.92%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.73%) Luigi
9 3 (0.55%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.55%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.55%) Tornado
10 2 (0.37%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (6.97%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.37%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.18%) Maya
Business Applications
1 20 (3.67%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.37%) Actimize
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.37%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.18%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.18%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 117 (21.47%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (9.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (2.75%) PaaS
4 15 (2.75%) Serverless
5 14 (2.57%) GitHub
6 11 (2.02%) Office 365
7 9 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.65%) Dialogflow
8 8 (1.47%) Wit.ai
9 6 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (1.10%) Sumo Logic
10 5 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.92%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.92%) SaaS
11 4 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.73%) npm
12 3 (0.55%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.10%) Internet
2 4 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (0.73%) iSCSI
2 4 (0.73%) SAN
2 4 (0.73%) VPLS
2 4 (0.73%) VPN
3 3 (0.55%) DSL
3 3 (0.55%) Firewall
3 3 (0.55%) HTTP
3 3 (0.55%) SSL
4 2 (0.37%) AMQP
4 2 (0.37%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.37%) Skype
4 2 (0.37%) VoIP
4 2 (0.37%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.18%) Network Security
5 1 (0.18%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.18%) OPNsense
5 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (24.59%) Big Data
2 65 (11.93%) Hadoop
3 58 (10.64%) NoSQL
4 53 (9.72%) MongoDB
5 39 (7.16%) Blockchain
6 35 (6.42%) Relational Database
7 28 (5.14%) SQL Server
8 27 (4.95%) Apache Hive
9 25 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (3.49%) MySQL
11 18 (3.30%) Redis
12 17 (3.12%) Power BI
13 15 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (2.39%) Data Mining
15 12 (2.20%) Data Lake
15 12 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (2.02%) RDBMS
17 10 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 10 (1.83%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 62 (11.38%) Git (software)
2 43 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.40%) Jasmine
4 21 (3.85%) Maven
4 21 (3.85%) Selenium
5 17 (3.12%) JIRA
6 14 (2.57%) Gradle
7 13 (2.39%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (2.20%) JUnit
8 12 (2.20%) Protractor
9 11 (2.02%) Vagrant
10 10 (1.83%) Grunt
10 10 (1.83%) PhantomJS
10 10 (1.83%) TestNG
11 5 (0.92%) gulp
12 4 (0.73%) JSUnit
12 4 (0.73%) Mocha
12 4 (0.73%) webpack
13 3 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 180 (33.03%) Finance
2 80 (14.68%) Banking
3 24 (4.40%) Legal
4 22 (4.04%) Retail
5 18 (3.30%) Front Office
6 17 (3.12%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.94%) Games
8 15 (2.75%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.28%) Law
9 7 (1.28%) Marketing
10 5 (0.92%) Advertising
10 5 (0.92%) Back Office
11 3 (0.55%) Automotive
11 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.55%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.18%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 181 (33.21%) Developer
2 64 (11.74%) Architect
3 53 (9.72%) Data Scientist
4 41 (7.52%) Data Engineer
5 38 (6.97%) Python Developer
6 30 (5.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 29 (5.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 27 (4.95%) Java Developer
9 25 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (4.40%) Analyst
11 23 (4.22%) Python Engineer
12 22 (4.04%) React Developer
13 21 (3.85%) Machine Learning Developer
14 17 (3.12%) Blockchain Engineer
14 17 (3.12%) Consultant
14 17 (3.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 16 (2.94%) Senior Developer
15 16 (2.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
16 15 (2.75%) Big Data Engineer
16 15 (2.75%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (13.58%) HTML
2 70 (12.84%) CSS
3 64 (11.74%) Node.js
4 58 (10.64%) React
5 52 (9.54%) Kafka
6 50 (9.17%) Natural Language Processing
7 46 (8.44%) AngularJS
8 35 (6.42%) REST
9 33 (6.06%) HTML5
9 33 (6.06%) RESTful
10 31 (5.69%) Redux
11 28 (5.14%) .NET
11 28 (5.14%) CSS3
12 25 (4.59%) Web Services
13 24 (4.40%) Spring
13 24 (4.40%) TensorFlow
14 19 (3.49%) Flask
14 19 (3.49%) WebSockets
15 17 (3.12%) D3.js
15 17 (3.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.13%) Algorithms
2 51 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (7.16%) Fintech
4 38 (6.97%) User Experience
5 35 (6.42%) Robotics
6 27 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.02%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.65%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.65%) Tandem
11 8 (1.47%) Replication
12 7 (1.28%) NHS
12 7 (1.28%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.10%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.10%) Video on Demand
14 5 (0.92%) HoloLens
15 4 (0.73%) Cloud Native
15 4 (0.73%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.52%) Linux
2 11 (2.02%) Apple iOS
3 10 (1.83%) VMS
4 8 (1.47%) Windows
5 7 (1.28%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.10%) Android
7 3 (0.55%) CentOS
7 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.37%) Solaris
8 2 (0.37%) Unix
9 1 (0.18%) Debian
9 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.18%) MVS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (51.56%) Machine Learning
2 192 (35.23%) Data Science
3 158 (28.99%) Analytics
4 155 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (19.45%) DevOps
6 68 (12.48%) Data Analytics
7 60 (11.01%) Computer Science
8 57 (10.46%) Microservices
9 56 (10.28%) Open Source
10 55 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
10 55 (10.09%) Visualisation
11 51 (9.36%) TDD
12 44 (8.07%) Conversational UI
13 43 (7.89%) Software Engineering
14 40 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (7.34%) ETL
15 38 (6.97%) Deep Learning
15 38 (6.97%) Mathematics
16 37 (6.79%) Test Automation
17 30 (5.50%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 226 (41.47%) Python
2 127 (23.30%) Java
3 108 (19.82%) JavaScript
4 92 (16.88%) SQL
5 50 (9.17%) Scala
6 48 (8.81%) C++
7 40 (7.34%) R
8 39 (7.16%) C#
9 29 (5.32%) Bash Shell
10 27 (4.95%) C
11 24 (4.40%) Java 8
12 23 (4.22%) TypeScript
13 22 (4.04%) Ruby
14 18 (3.30%) Perl
15 15 (2.75%) MATLAB
16 10 (1.83%) VB
17 8 (1.47%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.10%) ES6
18 6 (1.10%) Go
18 6 (1.10%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 53 (9.72%) Degree
2 30 (5.50%) PhD
3 25 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.10%) Master's Degree
4 6 (1.10%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.92%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.37%) CEH
8 2 (0.37%) MBA
8 2 (0.37%) OSCP
9 1 (0.18%) CRISC
9 1 (0.18%) ISACA
9 1 (0.18%) MCITP
9 1 (0.18%) MCSE
9 1 (0.18%) MCTS
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.18%) PMP
9 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.77%) QA
2 11 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.55%) GDPR
3 3 (0.55%) PMO
4 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 81 (14.86%) Docker
2 12 (2.20%) Apache Flume
3 10 (1.83%) HDFS
4 7 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.92%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.37%) etcd
7 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.18%) Ceph
8 1 (0.18%) KVM
8 1 (0.18%) NFS
8 1 (0.18%) pfSense
8 1 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 64 (11.74%) Kubernetes
2 30 (5.50%) Ansible
3 21 (3.85%) Terraform
4 20 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (3.67%) Puppet
5 8 (1.47%) Kibana
6 6 (1.10%) Salt
7 3 (0.55%) Grafana
7 3 (0.55%) Graphite
7 3 (0.55%) Istio
7 3 (0.55%) logstash
7 3 (0.55%) Mesos
7 3 (0.55%) Oozie
7 3 (0.55%) Rancher
7 3 (0.55%) StatsD
7 3 (0.55%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.37%) Consul
8 2 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.37%) Nagios
9 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 45 (8.26%) Google
2 41 (7.52%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.85%) Tableau
4 18 (3.30%) Blue Prism
5 15 (2.75%) Alteryx
6 11 (2.02%) Databricks
6 11 (2.02%) Informatica
6 11 (2.02%) New Relic
6 11 (2.02%) UiPath
7 10 (1.83%) Cloudera
7 10 (1.83%) ServiceNow
8 9 (1.65%) Oracle
9 8 (1.47%) IBM
10 7 (1.28%) Splunk
10 7 (1.28%) VMware
11 6 (1.10%) AppDynamics
11 6 (1.10%) Automation Anywhere
11 6 (1.10%) Cisco
12 5 (0.92%) Dataiku
12 5 (0.92%) Hortonworks