Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 379 393
Rank change year-on-year +16 +14 -20
Contract jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.036% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.043% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
South East median daily rate £500 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +61.29%
England median daily rate £553 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.50% -9.09% +69.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13836 13829 15777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.87% 82.62% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8286 8360 9398
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
10th Percentile £263 £251 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 551 603
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.65
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Artificial Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Artificial Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Artificial Intelligence in the South East

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Artificial Intelligence in the South East

Artificial Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Artificial Intelligence in the South East

Artificial Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley -6 7 £500 +17.65% 9
Berkshire +12 3 £450 +5.88% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £500 - 6
Buckinghamshire -32 1 £100 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Artificial Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence.

1 6 (75.00%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
4 2 (25.00%) Docker
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (25.00%) Mesos
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) Publishing
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) BPEL
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) WSUS
5 1 (12.50%) Robotics
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science

Artificial Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) GNU Octave
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
3 1 (12.50%) Impala
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) BPM Designer
2 1 (12.50%) BPM Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Process Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Kafka
1 1 (12.50%) NumPy
1 1 (12.50%) Pandas
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) WSDL
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
1 1 (12.50%) Robotics
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) Tandem
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (25.00%) Kanban
2 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) BPEL
3 1 (12.50%) Cognitive Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Decision Tree
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Swim Lanes
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) R
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Mesos
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Apple
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky
1 1 (12.50%) SAP