Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 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
UK > England
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 553 560 759
Rank change year-on-year +7 +199 +60
Contract jobs citing Chatbot 59 58 84
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.100%
As % of the Applications category 1.88% 1.42% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 35
10th Percentile £371 £197 £372
25th Percentile £422 £331 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £515
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -7.77% -4.19%
75th Percentile £641 £517 £606
90th Percentile £713 £610 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £513
% change year-on-year +5.26% -7.32% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.50 - £50.00
UK median hourly rate £25.50 - £50.00

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 3,136 4,075 6,941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.05% 8.75% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,863 2,433 4,169
10th Percentile £153 £146 £146
25th Percentile £253 £210 £228
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £363 £375
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +2.74%
75th Percentile £500 £488 £488
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £361 £375
% change year-on-year +10.79% -3.72% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 442 563
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.26 £10.75
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.38 £12.76
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +11.43% +6.06% +2.48%
75th Percentile £28.75 £22.39 £24.88
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.16 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +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 9 May 2021.

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 9 May 2021. 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 -30 35 £525 +10.53% 6
South East +55 16 £400 -15.79% 3
North of England +37 3 £475 +162.43% 1
North West +18 2 £475 +162.43% 1
North East - 1 - -
Chatbot
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 England region with a requirement for Chatbot.

1 59 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 40 (67.80%) Artificial Intelligence
3 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (42.37%) Social Skills
5 21 (35.59%) Finance
5 21 (35.59%) JSON
5 21 (35.59%) RESTful
6 20 (33.90%) Machine Learning
6 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
7 17 (28.81%) Natural Language Processing
8 16 (27.12%) Analytics
9 14 (23.73%) GDPR
9 14 (23.73%) HTML
10 12 (20.34%) CSS
10 12 (20.34%) AWS
10 12 (20.34%) HTML5
11 11 (18.64%) Workflow
11 11 (18.64%) Local Government
11 11 (18.64%) Python
11 11 (18.64%) Client/Server
11 11 (18.64%) Change Control
12 10 (16.95%) CSS3
12 10 (16.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (16.95%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (16.95%) Web Services
12 10 (16.95%) C#
12 10 (16.95%) SQL
12 10 (16.95%) Law
12 10 (16.95%) Information Security
12 10 (16.95%) Release Management

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 10 (16.95%) Jadu
2 2 (3.39%) Camunda
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) AWS
2 9 (15.25%) Power Platform
3 8 (13.56%) Azure
4 6 (10.17%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (10.17%) Serverless
5 3 (5.08%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.39%) CloudFront
6 2 (3.39%) Dialogflow
6 2 (3.39%) GitHub
6 2 (3.39%) Google Analytics
6 2 (3.39%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (3.39%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.39%) PaaS
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.69%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (1.69%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) RTMP
2 3 (5.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) MGCP
3 1 (1.69%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) Power BI
1 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
1 8 (13.56%) Tableau
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.39%) Big Data
3 2 (3.39%) Blockchain
3 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Artifactory
1 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.78%) CircleCI
2 4 (6.78%) Mocha
3 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) webpack
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (42.37%) Social Skills
2 21 (35.59%) Finance
3 11 (18.64%) Local Government
4 10 (16.95%) Law
5 9 (15.25%) Influencing Skills
6 7 (11.86%) Banking
7 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (6.78%) Marketing
9 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
9 3 (5.08%) Publishing
9 3 (5.08%) Retail
9 3 (5.08%) Retail Banking
10 2 (3.39%) Legal
10 2 (3.39%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
11 1 (1.69%) Back Office
11 1 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (1.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Developer
2 8 (13.56%) C# Developer
2 8 (13.56%) Python Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Team Leader
4 5 (8.47%) Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Architect
5 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Scrum Master
6 3 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (3.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Designer
7 2 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) JSON
1 21 (35.59%) RESTful
2 14 (23.73%) HTML
3 12 (20.34%) CSS
3 12 (20.34%) HTML5
4 10 (16.95%) CSS3
4 10 (16.95%) Web Services
5 9 (15.25%) Twig
6 8 (13.56%) Node.js
6 8 (13.56%) React
7 4 (6.78%) Enzyme
7 4 (6.78%) Express
7 4 (6.78%) Jest
7 4 (6.78%) Next.js
7 4 (6.78%) Redux
7 4 (6.78%) Sass
7 4 (6.78%) Semantic UI
8 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.08%) REST
9 2 (3.39%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Client/Server
2 10 (16.95%) Social Media
3 4 (6.78%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 40 (67.80%) Artificial Intelligence
3 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (33.90%) Machine Learning
5 17 (28.81%) Natural Language Processing
6 16 (27.12%) Analytics
7 11 (18.64%) Change Control
7 11 (18.64%) Workflow
8 10 (16.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (16.95%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (16.95%) Information Security
8 10 (16.95%) Multithreading
8 10 (16.95%) Release Management
8 10 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (16.95%) Visualisation
9 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (13.56%) Data Analytics
9 8 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (13.56%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.64%) Python
3 10 (16.95%) C#
3 10 (16.95%) SQL
4 9 (15.25%) PHP
5 1 (1.69%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.69%) SOQL
5 1 (1.69%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) GDPR
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Ansible
2 5 (8.47%) Terraform
3 4 (6.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Google
2 3 (5.08%) IBM
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.69%) Genesys