Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 22 February 2018 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
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 840 842 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - -
Contract jobs citing Chatbot 34 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.010% -
As % of the Applications category 0.38% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 0
UK median daily rate £425 £368 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.65% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 -
% change year-on-year +12.90% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £33.77 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8,862 8,642 10,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.72% 9.00% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,438 5,116 6,301
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £141 £145 £155
90th Percentile £556 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 776 877 986
UK median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.61% -3.13% +7.93%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £36.55 £40.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £15.26
% change year-on-year -1.69% -3.34% +5.24%

Chatbot
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Chatbot as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Chatbot.

Contractor daily rate trend for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chatbot over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chatbot within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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
England -6 30 £413 +12.24% 30
London -34 26 £500 -9.09% 9
UK excluding London -3 8 £350 +12.90% 22
North of England - 3 £350 - 5
Scotland - 3 £550 - 1
North West - 3 £350 - 5
South West +9 1 £350 -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 with a requirement for Chatbot.

1 15 (44.12%) Natural Language Processing
1 15 (44.12%) Dialogflow
2 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 12 (35.29%) Python
3 11 (32.35%) C#
3 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Analytics
4 10 (29.41%) Open Source
5 9 (26.47%) Machine Learning
5 9 (26.47%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (23.53%) Finance
6 8 (23.53%) REST
7 7 (20.59%) Java
7 7 (20.59%) Retail
8 6 (17.65%) Google
8 6 (17.65%) Neural Network
8 6 (17.65%) Apache Spark
8 6 (17.65%) DevOps
8 6 (17.65%) User Experience
9 5 (14.71%) TensorFlow
9 5 (14.71%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (14.71%) User Stories
9 5 (14.71%) Theano
9 5 (14.71%) MXNet
9 5 (14.71%) XML
9 5 (14.71%) .NET
9 5 (14.71%) Linux
9 5 (14.71%) Apache
9 5 (14.71%) Django
9 5 (14.71%) Node.js

Chatbot
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (17.65%) Apache Spark
2 5 (14.71%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.94%) InDesign
1 1 (2.94%) InVision
1 1 (2.94%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Dialogflow
2 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (8.82%) GitHub
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.94%) PaaS
5 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.94%) French Language
5 1 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) German Language
5 1 (2.94%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Product Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Innovation Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Process Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Tester
4 1 (2.94%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) Natural Language Processing
2 8 (23.53%) REST
3 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 5 (14.71%) Django
3 5 (14.71%) MXNet
3 5 (14.71%) Node.js
3 5 (14.71%) TensorFlow
3 5 (14.71%) Theano
3 5 (14.71%) XML
4 4 (11.76%) HTML
5 3 (8.82%) CSS
5 3 (8.82%) OAuth
5 3 (8.82%) OAuth2
5 3 (8.82%) React
5 3 (8.82%) SOAP
5 3 (8.82%) Web Services
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.88%) HTML5
6 2 (5.88%) JSON
6 2 (5.88%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) PMI
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Photography
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (32.35%) Analytics
2 10 (29.41%) Open Source
3 9 (26.47%) Artificial Intelligence
3 9 (26.47%) Machine Learning
4 6 (17.65%) DevOps
4 6 (17.65%) Neural Network
5 5 (14.71%) Product Management
5 5 (14.71%) User Stories
6 4 (11.76%) Data Science
6 4 (11.76%) PRINCE
7 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
7 3 (8.82%) MVC
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.88%) Computational Linguistics
8 2 (5.88%) Microservices
8 2 (5.88%) Prototyping
8 2 (5.88%) Speech Recognition
8 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
1 12 (35.29%) Python
2 11 (32.35%) C#
3 7 (20.59%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) C
4 2 (5.88%) Scala
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) PMP
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.94%) PhD
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) GCP
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Google
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe
3 2 (5.88%) Facebook
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle