Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 646 428 749
Rank change year-on-year -218 +321 +54
Contract jobs citing Chatbot 79 45 62
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.18% 0.077%
As % of the Applications category 1.61% 2.17% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 34 26
10th Percentile £403 £363 £356
25th Percentile £453 £425 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £514
Median % change year-on-year - +2.19% +2.75%
75th Percentile £675 £694 £566
90th Percentile £738 £713 £631
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK median hourly rate - - £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 4,902 2,069 6,724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.67% 8.06% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,033 1,289 4,045
10th Percentile £155 £135 £145
25th Percentile £275 £230 £231
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £538 £500 £481
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 179 576
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.55 £11.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.26 £13.25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -5.41% +8.82% +3.03%
75th Percentile £26.50 £31.63 £27.75
90th Percentile £44.50 £48.75 £49.38
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +6.06%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -163 52 £525 +7.69% 15
North of England -77 12 £425 -34.62% 5
Yorkshire - 8 £425 -
South East -97 6 £800 +28.00%
North West -58 4 £475 -26.92% 4
Midlands -75 1 £586 +17.20% 3
East Midlands - 1 £586 -
Chatbot
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 79 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.51%) Artificial Intelligence
3 23 (29.11%) Analytics
4 19 (24.05%) Machine Learning
4 19 (24.05%) Finance
4 19 (24.05%) Social Skills
5 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
6 15 (18.99%) Natural Language Processing
6 15 (18.99%) RESTful
7 13 (16.46%) CMS
7 13 (16.46%) SQL
7 13 (16.46%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (15.19%) Python
9 11 (13.92%) Project Management
9 11 (13.92%) Marketing
9 11 (13.92%) JSON
9 11 (13.92%) Node.js
9 11 (13.92%) React
9 11 (13.92%) Power Platform
10 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
10 10 (12.66%) DevOps
10 10 (12.66%) Azure
10 10 (12.66%) AWS
10 10 (12.66%) Workflow
10 10 (12.66%) CRM
10 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
11 9 (11.39%) Adobe
11 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (11.39%) C#

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 13 (16.46%) CMS
2 3 (3.80%) Headless CMS
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) Drupal
4 1 (1.27%) Jadu
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.53%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (2.53%) Minerva
2 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Power Platform
2 10 (12.66%) AWS
2 10 (12.66%) Azure
3 6 (7.59%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (7.59%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (7.59%) Power Automate
4 5 (6.33%) GCP
4 5 (6.33%) Serverless
5 4 (5.06%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.80%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (3.80%) npm
7 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.53%) Dialogflow
7 2 (2.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (2.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.27%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (1.27%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) RTMP
2 3 (3.80%) CTI
2 3 (3.80%) HTTP
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.27%) LAN
3 1 (1.27%) PPTP
3 1 (1.27%) Skype
3 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.27%) WAN
3 1 (1.27%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) Power BI
2 8 (10.13%) Tableau
3 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.13%) Artifactory
3 5 (6.33%) Mocha
4 4 (5.06%) CircleCI
5 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.53%) Maven
5 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.53%) webpack
6 1 (1.27%) Babel
6 1 (1.27%) Balsamiq
6 1 (1.27%) JIRA
6 1 (1.27%) Storybook
6 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
1 19 (24.05%) Social Skills
2 11 (13.92%) Marketing
3 9 (11.39%) Organisational Skills
4 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.13%) Influencing Skills
5 6 (7.59%) French Language
5 6 (7.59%) German Language
5 6 (7.59%) Retail
6 5 (6.33%) Banking
6 5 (6.33%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.53%) Back Office
7 2 (2.53%) Law
7 2 (2.53%) Publishing
8 1 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Local Government
8 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Developer
2 9 (11.39%) Project Manager
3 7 (8.86%) C# Developer
3 7 (8.86%) Consultant
4 6 (7.59%) Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Architect
4 6 (7.59%) Marketing Manager
4 6 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.33%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Product Owner
5 5 (6.33%) Python Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.06%) ITIL Manager
6 4 (5.06%) ITIL Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Service Improvement Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Service Improvement Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Designer
7 3 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) RESTful
2 11 (13.92%) JSON
2 11 (13.92%) Node.js
2 11 (13.92%) React
3 8 (10.13%) Redux
4 7 (8.86%) REST
5 6 (7.59%) CSS
5 6 (7.59%) HTML
6 5 (6.33%) .NET
7 4 (5.06%) Enzyme
7 4 (5.06%) Express
7 4 (5.06%) Jest
7 4 (5.06%) Semantic UI
7 4 (5.06%) SOAP
8 3 (3.80%) Apache Camel
8 3 (3.80%) GraphQL
8 3 (3.80%) jQuery
8 3 (3.80%) Next.js
8 3 (3.80%) Sass
8 3 (3.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) User Experience
2 8 (10.13%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.80%) IVR
6 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) Android
2 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.51%) Artificial Intelligence
3 23 (29.11%) Analytics
4 19 (24.05%) Machine Learning
5 15 (18.99%) Natural Language Processing
6 11 (13.92%) Project Management
7 10 (12.66%) CRM
7 10 (12.66%) DevOps
7 10 (12.66%) Workflow
8 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (11.39%) Migration
8 9 (11.39%) User Stories
9 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.13%) Visualisation
10 7 (8.86%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (8.86%) Full Stack Development
10 7 (8.86%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
2 13 (16.46%) SQL
3 12 (15.19%) Python
4 9 (11.39%) C#
5 7 (8.86%) Groovy
6 4 (5.06%) Java
7 3 (3.80%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.27%) SOQL
8 1 (1.27%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) Accessibility
2 2 (2.53%) GDPR
3 1 (1.27%) GxP
3 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Ansible
2 2 (2.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.39%) Adobe
4 6 (7.59%) Google
4 6 (7.59%) Marketo
5 4 (5.06%) IBM
5 4 (5.06%) MuleSoft
5 4 (5.06%) SAP
6 3 (3.80%) Genesys
7 2 (2.53%) Automation Anywhere
7 2 (2.53%) Blue Prism
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco
7 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.53%) UiPath
8 1 (1.27%) Capita
8 1 (1.27%) Remedy
8 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.27%) Verint