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 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)
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 374 418 421
Rank change year-on-year +44 +3  
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 48 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.042% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.049% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 7 2
Median daily rate £550 £375 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.66% -44.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £250 £655
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £470 £695
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 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 17919 18449 19236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.65% 85.29% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12848 13494 13624
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 158 261
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £43.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 June 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 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
City of London - 12 £578 - 6
Artificial Intelligence
England

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

1 54 (76.06%) Machine Learning
2 34 (47.89%) Python
3 31 (43.66%) Big Data
3 31 (43.66%) Analytics
4 29 (40.85%) Hadoop
5 27 (38.03%) Apache Spark
5 27 (38.03%) Finance
6 22 (30.99%) R
7 21 (29.58%) Computer Science
7 21 (29.58%) Algorithms
8 18 (25.35%) SQL
9 17 (23.94%) Java
10 16 (22.54%) Scala
11 14 (19.72%) Visualisation
11 14 (19.72%) Apache Hive
11 14 (19.72%) Statistics
11 14 (19.72%) Data Analytics
11 14 (19.72%) Natural Language Processing
12 13 (18.31%) Mathematics
13 12 (16.90%) JSON
14 11 (15.49%) MongoDB
15 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (14.08%) Banking
15 10 (14.08%) Decision Tree
16 9 (12.68%) Full Text Search
16 9 (12.68%) PhD
16 9 (12.68%) Microservices
17 8 (11.27%) scikit-learn
17 8 (11.27%) Data Visualisation
17 8 (11.27%) Open Source

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 27 (38.03%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.45%) SAS
3 4 (5.63%) Apache
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.41%) Confluence
4 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) Jupyter
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) SPSS
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.41%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) SaaS
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) DNS
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) IPsec
3 1 (1.41%) VLAN
3 1 (1.41%) VPN
3 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.66%) Big Data
2 29 (40.85%) Hadoop
3 14 (19.72%) Apache Hive
4 11 (15.49%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.45%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (8.45%) Qlik Sense
6 5 (7.04%) QlikView
6 5 (7.04%) Spotfire
7 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.63%) Sqoop
8 3 (4.23%) Mahout
9 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.82%) Blockchain
9 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.41%) DataStage
10 1 (1.41%) MySQL
10 1 (1.41%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 27 (38.03%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) Electronics
5 2 (2.82%) Front Office
5 2 (2.82%) Law
5 2 (2.82%) Legal
5 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) Advertising
6 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Data Scientist
2 17 (23.94%) Architect
3 10 (14.08%) Consultant
3 10 (14.08%) Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 7 (9.86%) Machine Learning Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Data Scientist
6 5 (7.04%) Data Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Digital Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Junior
7 4 (5.63%) Junior Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Data Analytics Scientist
8 3 (4.23%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Artificial Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) Natural Language Processing
2 12 (16.90%) JSON
3 8 (11.27%) scikit-learn
4 7 (9.86%) D3.js
5 5 (7.04%) NumPy
5 5 (7.04%) Pandas
5 5 (7.04%) SciPy
6 4 (5.63%) MLlib
6 4 (5.63%) REST
6 4 (5.63%) TensorFlow
7 3 (4.23%) Django
7 3 (4.23%) Kafka
7 3 (4.23%) UIMA
7 3 (4.23%) Web Services
8 2 (2.82%) Akka
8 2 (2.82%) Flask
8 2 (2.82%) Matplotlib
8 2 (2.82%) XML
9 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.41%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.58%) Algorithms
1 21 (29.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Fintech
4 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.23%) IVR
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Robotics
5 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.82%) User Experience
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) Equities
6 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.41%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (76.06%) Machine Learning
2 31 (43.66%) Analytics
3 14 (19.72%) Data Analytics
3 14 (19.72%) Statistics
3 14 (19.72%) Visualisation
4 13 (18.31%) Mathematics
5 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (14.08%) Decision Tree
6 9 (12.68%) Full Text Search
6 9 (12.68%) Microservices
7 8 (11.27%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (11.27%) Open Source
8 7 (9.86%) Applied Mathematics
8 7 (9.86%) Random Forest
9 6 (8.45%) Deep Learning
9 6 (8.45%) Predictive Analytics
9 6 (8.45%) Prototyping
10 5 (7.04%) Big Data Analytics
10 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.04%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.89%) Python
2 22 (30.99%) R
3 18 (25.35%) SQL
4 17 (23.94%) Java
5 16 (22.54%) Scala
6 4 (5.63%) C++
6 4 (5.63%) MATLAB
7 3 (4.23%) Groovy
7 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.23%) SPARQL
8 2 (2.82%) C
8 2 (2.82%) C#
8 2 (2.82%) Erlang
9 1 (1.41%) Perl
9 1 (1.41%) PHP
9 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) PhD
2 8 (11.27%) Degree
3 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Apache Flume
2 3 (4.23%) Docker
2 3 (4.23%) Snort
3 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.23%) Nagios
1 3 (4.23%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) IBM
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Tableau
3 4 (5.63%) Google
4 3 (4.23%) SAP
5 2 (2.82%) Blue Prism
5 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix
5 2 (2.82%) RapidMiner
5 2 (2.82%) VMware
6 1 (1.41%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.41%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.41%) Informatica
6 1 (1.41%) Juniper
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle
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