Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Chatbot skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Chatbot over the 6 months to 4 December 2021 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.

Chatbots
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 120 211
Rank change year-on-year -58 +91 +38
Contract jobs citing Chatbot 3 2 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.075% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 0.84% 1.31% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
10th Percentile £484 " £398
25th Percentile £497 £525 £484
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year -2.27% +4.76% -13.93%
75th Percentile £572 £575 £566
90th Percentile £581 " £575
Central London median daily rate £538 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -2.27% +4.76% -3.67%

Chatbot is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 358 153 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.90% 7.68% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 98 348
10th Percentile £230 £160 £154
25th Percentile £350 £266 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +3.23%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £525
90th Percentile £688 £601 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £421 £400
% change year-on-year +18.69% +5.31% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 22
10th Percentile £18.40 £18.50 £12.76
25th Percentile £21.36 £20.50 £13.86
Median hourly rate £25.75 £24.50 £18.85
Median % change year-on-year +5.10% +29.97% +7.71%
75th Percentile £35.00 £27.00 £21.00
90th Percentile £44.45 £33.13 £21.22
Central London median hourly rate £25.75 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.10% +22.50% +6.95%

Chatbot
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Chatbot as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Chatbot in the City of London

Chatbot
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Chatbot in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Chatbot in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Chatbot 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 City of London region with a requirement for Chatbot.

1 3 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) SOQL
3 1 (33.33%) SOSL
3 1 (33.33%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Ingestion
3 1 (33.33%) Content Writing
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
3 1 (33.33%) Power Automate
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) DataOps
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS

Chatbot
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (33.33%) Power Automate
1 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 1 (33.33%) Content Writing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Data Ingestion
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) DataOps
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SOQL
1 1 (33.33%) SOSL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com