Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 26 June 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.

Chatbots
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 751 778 812
Rank change year-on-year +27 +34 -
Contract jobs citing Chatbot 73 63 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.068% 0.007%
As % of the Applications category 1.06% 0.79% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 4
England median daily rate £515 £500 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +36.05% -
10th Percentile £404 £355 £290
90th Percentile £663 £663 £506
UK median daily rate £515 £498 £368
% change year-on-year +3.52% +35.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
England median hourly rate £50.00 £33.77 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.06% - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £33.77 -
% change year-on-year +48.06% - -

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 England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 6,888 8,018 7,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.27% 8.72% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,002 4,816 4,477
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.19%
10th Percentile £150 £148 £150
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 585 725 671
England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.68 £9.81
90th Percentile £46.30 £40.73 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £16.57 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.39% +3.13% -3.03%

Chatbot
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Chatbot as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Chatbot in England

Chatbot
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Chatbot in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Chatbot in England

Chatbot
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chatbot in England over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chatbot in England

Chatbot
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chatbot in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Chatbot in England

Chatbot
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chatbot within the England region over the 6 months to 26 June 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
London +50 50 £550 -
South East +3 14 £515 +8.42% 1
North of England +26 3 £400 - 3
North West - 3 £400 - 2
Chatbot
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Chatbot.

1 73 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 25 (34.25%) User Experience
3 23 (31.51%) Artificial Intelligence
4 21 (28.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (27.40%) Finance
6 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (23.29%) Natural Language Processing
7 16 (21.92%) Analytics
8 14 (19.18%) CSS
8 14 (19.18%) Workday
9 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
10 12 (16.44%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (16.44%) Machine Learning
11 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
11 11 (15.07%) HTML
11 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
12 10 (13.70%) Google
12 10 (13.70%) DevOps
13 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (12.33%) ServiceNow
13 9 (12.33%) Data Analytics
13 9 (12.33%) JSON
13 9 (12.33%) Data Science
13 9 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (10.96%) Case Management
14 8 (10.96%) Degree
14 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
14 8 (10.96%) Genesys
15 7 (9.59%) CRM

Chatbot
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.74%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.37%) InVision
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Sketch
2 1 (1.37%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.59%) PaaS
3 6 (8.22%) Dialogflow
3 6 (8.22%) SaaS
3 6 (8.22%) Wit.ai
4 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.85%) Slack
5 4 (5.48%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (5.48%) Power Platform
6 3 (4.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Flow
6 3 (4.11%) Office 365
6 3 (4.11%) OneDrive
6 3 (4.11%) Serverless
7 2 (2.74%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (2.74%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.74%) IaaS
8 1 (1.37%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.37%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (1.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Skype
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Power BI
2 3 (4.11%) Big Data
3 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.37%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (4.11%) Jasmine
3 3 (4.11%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (4.11%) Protractor
3 3 (4.11%) webpack
4 2 (2.74%) JIRA
4 2 (2.74%) Mocha
5 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) MSTest
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
5 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.37%) YouTrack
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Games
4 2 (2.74%) Advertising
4 2 (2.74%) Law
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Front Office
5 1 (1.37%) German Language
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Developer
2 13 (17.81%) Architect
3 8 (10.96%) Consultant
4 7 (9.59%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Data Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (5.48%) Designer
6 4 (5.48%) Knowledge Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.11%) UX Designer
8 2 (2.74%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) CRM Manager
8 2 (2.74%) CRM Project Manager
8 2 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) Natural Language Processing
2 14 (19.18%) CSS
3 11 (15.07%) HTML
4 9 (12.33%) JSON
5 7 (9.59%) .NET
5 7 (9.59%) React
6 6 (8.22%) HTML5
6 6 (8.22%) Node.js
6 6 (8.22%) REST
6 6 (8.22%) Web Services
7 5 (6.85%) ADO
7 5 (6.85%) jQuery
7 5 (6.85%) RESTful
8 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.48%) Entity Framework
8 4 (5.48%) XML
9 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.11%) SOAP
9 3 (4.11%) Spring
10 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.25%) User Experience
2 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.74%) Robotics
4 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.74%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.37%) Blog
5 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.37%) IVR
5 1 (1.37%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Android
2 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) CentOS
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 23 (31.51%) Artificial Intelligence
3 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (21.92%) Analytics
5 12 (16.44%) Machine Learning
6 10 (13.70%) DevOps
7 9 (12.33%) Data Analytics
7 9 (12.33%) Data Science
7 9 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (10.96%) Case Management
8 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
9 7 (9.59%) CRM
9 7 (9.59%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (9.59%) Scrum
10 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (8.22%) TDD
10 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.22%) TOGAF
10 6 (8.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.59%) C#
3 5 (6.85%) Java
3 5 (6.85%) Python
4 4 (5.48%) SQL
5 3 (4.11%) ES6
6 2 (2.74%) Java 8
6 2 (2.74%) Kotlin
6 2 (2.74%) PHP
6 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.74%) R
7 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Degree
2 7 (9.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.74%) APMP
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) GDPR
2 1 (1.37%) PMO
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Workday
2 12 (16.44%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (13.70%) Google
4 9 (12.33%) ServiceNow
5 8 (10.96%) Genesys
5 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco
7 3 (4.11%) BMC
7 3 (4.11%) Facebook
7 3 (4.11%) Pega
7 3 (4.11%) Remedy
7 3 (4.11%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.74%) Databricks
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle
8 2 (2.74%) Sony
9 1 (1.37%) Adobe
9 1 (1.37%) DevExpress
9 1 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.37%) SAP