Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 667 504 687
Rank change year-on-year -163 +183 +86
Contract jobs citing Chatbot 86 46 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.062%
As % of the Applications category 1.63% 1.89% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 22 24
10th Percentile £425 £363 £350
25th Percentile £479 £394 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £581 £500 £425
Median % change year-on-year +16.15% +17.65% -12.82%
75th Percentile £738 £603 £523
90th Percentile £800 £694 £575
UK median daily rate £625 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +28.21% +14.71% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £25.50 -
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year -19.61% - -

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 5,280 2,431 5,763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.58% 7.25% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,419 1,556 3,454
10th Percentile £150 £135 £140
25th Percentile £250 £213 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £372 £360
Median % change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% -4.00%
75th Percentile £538 £488 £475
90th Percentile £625 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £370 £360
% change year-on-year +15.02% +2.64% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 196 568
10th Percentile £10.77 £12.31 £11.32
25th Percentile £13.76 £13.65 £13.50
Median hourly rate £19.11 £21.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -9.01% +20.00% +9.38%
75th Percentile £36.00 £37.63 £23.48
90th Percentile £49.25 £50.75 £44.83
UK median hourly rate £19.22 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -8.50% +20.00% +9.38%

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 -133 64 £625 +25.00% 14
South East -76 8 £825 +106.25% 3
North of England -61 6 £428 -34.23% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £428 -
Midlands - 2 £518 - 1
North West -51 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £586 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Chatbot
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 86 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 37 (43.02%) Artificial Intelligence
3 34 (39.53%) Social Skills
4 33 (38.37%) Finance
5 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (26.74%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (25.58%) Analytics
7 18 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (18.60%) Power Platform
9 15 (17.44%) SQL
9 15 (17.44%) Python
10 14 (16.28%) Natural Language Processing
11 13 (15.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (15.12%) Machine Learning
11 13 (15.12%) Visualisation
11 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
12 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (13.95%) Workflow
12 12 (13.95%) JSON
12 12 (13.95%) User Experience
12 12 (13.95%) Power BI
13 11 (12.79%) RESTful
13 11 (12.79%) Test Automation
13 11 (12.79%) Tableau
13 11 (12.79%) Azure
13 11 (12.79%) Marketing
13 11 (12.79%) C#
13 11 (12.79%) Influencing Skills
14 10 (11.63%) Organisational Skills
14 10 (11.63%) RTMP

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 8 (9.30%) MTS
2 7 (8.14%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.16%) Confluence
3 1 (1.16%) Headless CMS
3 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) BondVision
2 7 (8.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.16%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.16%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.60%) Power Platform
2 11 (12.79%) Azure
3 7 (8.14%) Power Automate
4 6 (6.98%) AWS
4 6 (6.98%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (5.81%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (4.65%) GCP
7 3 (3.49%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (2.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (2.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (2.33%) Serverless
9 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.16%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 1 (1.16%) Miro
9 1 (1.16%) npm
9 1 (1.16%) PaaS
9 1 (1.16%) PowerApps
9 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) RTMP
2 2 (2.33%) CTI
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) PPTP
3 1 (1.16%) Skype
3 1 (1.16%) SMS
3 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) Power BI
2 11 (12.79%) Tableau
3 10 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.49%) Triplestore
6 2 (2.33%) Big Data
6 2 (2.33%) Stardog
7 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Artifactory
1 10 (11.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq
2 1 (1.16%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) Mocha
2 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (39.53%) Social Skills
2 33 (38.37%) Finance
3 18 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (12.79%) Influencing Skills
4 11 (12.79%) Marketing
5 10 (11.63%) Banking
5 10 (11.63%) Organisational Skills
6 8 (9.30%) Financial Institution
7 5 (5.81%) French Language
7 5 (5.81%) German Language
8 4 (4.65%) Retail
9 3 (3.49%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (2.33%) Back Office
10 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
10 2 (2.33%) Legal
10 2 (2.33%) Public Sector
10 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
11 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
11 1 (1.16%) Publishing
11 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) Developer
2 16 (18.60%) Analyst
3 15 (17.44%) Business Analyst
4 11 (12.79%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Consultant
6 8 (9.30%) Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (8.14%) UI Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Web UI Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Designer
8 6 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Marketing Manager
9 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.81%) UX Designer
10 4 (4.65%) ITIL Manager
10 4 (4.65%) ITIL Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) JSON
2 11 (12.79%) RESTful
3 6 (6.98%) REST
4 4 (4.65%) CSS
4 4 (4.65%) HTML
4 4 (4.65%) SOAP
5 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.49%) Apache Camel
5 3 (3.49%) D3.js
5 3 (3.49%) Node.js
5 3 (3.49%) R2RML
5 3 (3.49%) Web Services
6 2 (2.33%) .NET
7 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.16%) GraphQL
7 1 (1.16%) J2EE
7 1 (1.16%) jQuery
7 1 (1.16%) JSP
7 1 (1.16%) Middleware
7 1 (1.16%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) User Experience
2 10 (11.63%) Client/Server
3 8 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.30%) Eurex
3 8 (9.30%) Fixed Income
4 7 (8.14%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.49%) IVR
6 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.16%) Android
1 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 37 (43.02%) Artificial Intelligence
3 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.74%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (25.58%) Analytics
5 14 (16.28%) Natural Language Processing
6 13 (15.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (15.12%) Machine Learning
6 13 (15.12%) Visualisation
7 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (13.95%) Workflow
8 11 (12.79%) Test Automation
9 10 (11.63%) Business Analysis
9 10 (11.63%) CRM
9 10 (11.63%) Data Analytics
9 10 (11.63%) DevOps
9 10 (11.63%) Multithreading
10 9 (10.47%) Product Management
10 9 (10.47%) Project Management
11 8 (9.30%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) Python
1 15 (17.44%) SQL
2 11 (12.79%) C#
3 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.81%) Groovy
5 3 (3.49%) SPARQL
6 2 (2.33%) Java
7 1 (1.16%) Bash
7 1 (1.16%) C
7 1 (1.16%) SOQL
7 1 (1.16%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) Accessibility
1 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.16%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) Ansible
2 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) Bloomberg
2 8 (9.30%) ION Trading
2 8 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (9.30%) Tradeweb
3 6 (6.98%) Adobe
4 5 (5.81%) Marketo
5 4 (4.65%) MuleSoft
5 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.49%) SAP
7 2 (2.33%) Genesys
7 2 (2.33%) Google
7 2 (2.33%) IBM
7 2 (2.33%) UiPath
8 1 (1.16%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (1.16%) Capita
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco
8 1 (1.16%) Qualtrics
8 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.16%) Remedy