Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 462 747 793
Rank change year-on-year +285 +46 +35
Contract jobs citing Chatbot 51 63 77
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.075% 0.081%
As % of the Applications category 1.88% 0.90% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 50
Median daily rate £475 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £318 £416 £413
90th Percentile £713 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -9.52% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.93% -
UK median hourly rate - £50.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +37.93% -

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 2,720 6,976 8,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.50% 8.32% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,562 4,099 4,800
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £140 £150 £148
90th Percentile £595 £588 £563
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year - +1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 603 709
Median hourly rate £19.39 £16.57 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.05% -2.56% +5.46%
10th Percentile £11.58 £10.81 £10.95
90th Percentile £41.95 £47.24 £40.80
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.62 £16.50
% change year-on-year +20.37% +0.70% +3.13%

Chatbot
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Chatbot in England

Chatbot
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Chatbot in England.

Daily rate trend for Chatbot in England

Chatbot
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Chatbot in England over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Chatbot in England

Chatbot
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Chatbot in England.

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 3 August 2020. 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 +200 35 £469 -10.71% 15
South East +176 12 £525 - 1
North of England +120 2 £500 - 1
North West +78 2 £500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £500 - 1
East of England - 1 £500 -
Midlands - 1 £500 - 1
Chatbot
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 51 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 29 (56.86%) Artificial Intelligence
3 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (35.29%) Machine Learning
5 16 (31.37%) User Experience
6 15 (29.41%) C#
7 13 (25.49%) Node.js
7 13 (25.49%) Natural Language Processing
8 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 12 (23.53%) Python
9 11 (21.57%) SQL
9 11 (21.57%) .NET
9 11 (21.57%) Robotics
10 10 (19.61%) RESTful
11 9 (17.65%) Investment Banking
11 9 (17.65%) Banking
12 8 (15.69%) Workflow
12 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
12 8 (15.69%) AWS
12 8 (15.69%) React
13 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
13 7 (13.73%) Analytics
13 7 (13.73%) TypeScript
13 7 (13.73%) Azure
13 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
13 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
13 7 (13.73%) Content Management
13 7 (13.73%) CSS
13 7 (13.73%) Web Services
14 6 (11.76%) CMS

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 6 (11.76%) CMS
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Gunicorn
3 1 (1.96%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Sketch
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.96%) Figma
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.96%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) AWS
2 7 (13.73%) Azure
3 4 (7.84%) IaaS
3 4 (7.84%) PaaS
4 3 (5.88%) Azure LUIS
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon Alexa
5 2 (3.92%) Serverless
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.96%) Dialogflow
6 1 (1.96%) SaaS
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) SMS
2 3 (5.88%) RTMP
3 2 (3.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
1 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.76%) Redis
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) DTS
4 1 (1.96%) GIS
4 1 (1.96%) Looker
4 1 (1.96%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.96%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) CircleCI
1 3 (5.88%) Mocha
General
1 9 (17.65%) Banking
1 9 (17.65%) Investment Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Law
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Local Government
4 1 (1.96%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (13.73%) C# Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Architect
3 6 (11.76%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Agile Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Web Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Salesforce Developer
7 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Technologist
7 2 (3.92%) Telephony Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) SAP HANA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) Natural Language Processing
1 13 (25.49%) Node.js
2 11 (21.57%) .NET
3 10 (19.61%) RESTful
4 8 (15.69%) React
5 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
5 7 (13.73%) CSS
5 7 (13.73%) Web Services
6 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 6 (11.76%) DOM
6 6 (11.76%) Electron Framework
6 6 (11.76%) HTML
6 6 (11.76%) OpenFin
6 6 (11.76%) WPF
7 5 (9.80%) JSON
8 3 (5.88%) Enzyme
8 3 (5.88%) Jest
8 3 (5.88%) Next.js
8 3 (5.88%) REST
8 3 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) User Experience
2 11 (21.57%) Robotics
3 6 (11.76%) Derivative
3 6 (11.76%) Equities
3 6 (11.76%) Fixed Income
3 6 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (7.84%) Public Cloud
5 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.92%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (3.92%) IVR
6 2 (3.92%) Marketing Technology
6 2 (3.92%) Social Media
7 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Android
1 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 29 (56.86%) Artificial Intelligence
3 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (35.29%) Machine Learning
5 8 (15.69%) Workflow
6 7 (13.73%) Analytics
6 7 (13.73%) Content Management
7 6 (11.76%) Pair Programming
7 6 (11.76%) Project Delivery
7 6 (11.76%) Robotic Process Automation
7 6 (11.76%) SDLC
7 6 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) Project Governance
8 5 (9.80%) Use Case
9 4 (7.84%) Business Process Modelling
9 4 (7.84%) Technical Leadership
10 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
10 3 (5.88%) Feasibility Study
10 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
10 3 (5.88%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) C#
2 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 12 (23.53%) Python
3 11 (21.57%) SQL
4 7 (13.73%) TypeScript
5 6 (11.76%) ES6
5 6 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (3.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.96%) SOQL
7 1 (1.96%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
1 3 (5.88%) PhD
2 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.96%) PMP
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) GDPR
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) UiPath
3 5 (9.80%) Automation Anywhere
3 5 (9.80%) Blue Prism
4 4 (7.84%) Mitel
5 3 (5.88%) Facebook
6 2 (3.92%) Adobe
6 2 (3.92%) Gigya
6 2 (3.92%) Google
6 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.92%) Twitter
7 1 (1.96%) Ariba
7 1 (1.96%) Avaya
7 1 (1.96%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (1.96%) SAP