Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 731 794 821
Rank change year-on-year +63 +27 +65
Contract jobs citing Chatbot 45 83 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.089% 0.022%
As % of the Applications category 0.69% 1.04% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 49 13
England median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £385 £438
90th Percentile £575 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year -3.41% - -

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 6,548 7,943 8,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.39% 8.51% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,855 4,747 4,887
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +6.62%
10th Percentile £145 £146 £150
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 600 728 626
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.88 £42.08 £38.63
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +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 14 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chatbot in England over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 14 October 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 +55 41 £488 -4.88% 11
North of England +34 2 - - 12
North West - 2 - - 4
South East +25 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - - 2
Chatbot
UK

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 45 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 16 (35.56%) Artificial Intelligence
3 15 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 15 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
4 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.22%) Node.js
6 9 (20.00%) React
7 8 (17.78%) Finance
8 7 (15.56%) TDD
8 7 (15.56%) Retail
8 7 (15.56%) User Experience
8 7 (15.56%) Redux
9 6 (13.33%) DevOps
9 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 6 (13.33%) Azure
10 5 (11.11%) BDD
10 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
10 5 (11.11%) Google
10 5 (11.11%) C#
10 5 (11.11%) CSS
10 5 (11.11%) Python
10 5 (11.11%) Cisco
10 5 (11.11%) TypeScript
10 5 (11.11%) React Native
10 5 (11.11%) RxJS
10 5 (11.11%) GraphQL
11 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
11 4 (8.89%) Analytics
11 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
11 4 (8.89%) Project Delivery

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 1 (2.22%) CMS
1 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Power Platform
2 2 (4.44%) Serverless
2 2 (4.44%) Slack
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon Alexa
3 1 (2.22%) AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Siri
3 1 (2.22%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.44%) Power BI
3 1 (2.22%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) Mocha
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) YouTrack
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Games
4 2 (4.44%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Developer
2 5 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (8.89%) Architect
3 4 (8.89%) PHP Developer
3 4 (8.89%) React Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (6.67%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (4.44%) Process Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Project Leader
5 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
2 10 (22.22%) Node.js
3 9 (20.00%) React
4 7 (15.56%) Redux
5 5 (11.11%) CSS
5 5 (11.11%) GraphQL
5 5 (11.11%) React Native
5 5 (11.11%) RxJS
6 4 (8.89%) Laravel
7 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.67%) HTML
7 3 (6.67%) REST
8 2 (4.44%) .NET
8 2 (4.44%) ADO
8 2 (4.44%) Express
8 2 (4.44%) HTML5
8 2 (4.44%) JSON
8 2 (4.44%) LESS
8 2 (4.44%) Sass
8 2 (4.44%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) User Experience
2 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) IVR
3 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.22%) Blog
4 1 (2.22%) Robotics
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Android
1 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 16 (35.56%) Artificial Intelligence
3 15 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) TDD
6 6 (13.33%) DevOps
7 5 (11.11%) BDD
8 4 (8.89%) Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
8 4 (8.89%) Project Delivery
9 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (6.67%) Decision-Making
9 3 (6.67%) Scrum
9 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.67%) Workflow
10 2 (4.44%) Content Management
10 2 (4.44%) ITIL
10 2 (4.44%) Speech Recognition
10 2 (4.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.11%) C#
2 5 (11.11%) Python
2 5 (11.11%) TypeScript
3 4 (8.89%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) PHP
4 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.44%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) Java 8
5 1 (2.22%) Kotlin
5 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco
1 5 (11.11%) Google
2 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.67%) Apple
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Pega
3 3 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.22%) ATG
4 1 (2.22%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (2.22%) Avaya
4 1 (2.22%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.22%) Demandware
4 1 (2.22%) hybris
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Intershop
4 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.22%) UiPath
4 1 (2.22%) Workday