Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 798 843 901
Rank change year-on-year +45 +58 -
Contract jobs citing Chatbot 93 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.022% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 1.08% 0.25% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 14 2
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £388 £420 £413
90th Percentile £650 £625 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
UK median hourly rate £44.00 - -
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 8,646 8,724 9,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.38% 8.79% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,135 5,236 5,704
UK median daily rate £368 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £149
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 795 678 964
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.71 £38.15 £40.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.77% +10.97%

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 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chatbot.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Top 10 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 17 October 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 +41 85 £500 - 37
London +34 55 £525 +5.00% 20
UK excluding London +18 38 £475 - 17
South East - 17 £475 - 3
East of England - 9 £470 - 1
Scotland - 8 £525 -
Midlands -24 2 £675 - 1
North East - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £675 -
North of England - 2 - - 6

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 57 (61.29%) Artificial Intelligence
2 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
3 27 (29.03%) Machine Learning
4 26 (27.96%) Node.js
5 24 (25.81%) Python
6 22 (23.66%) Data Science
7 17 (18.28%) Natural Language Processing
7 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (15.05%) Banking
8 14 (15.05%) Degree
9 13 (13.98%) QA
9 13 (13.98%) HTML
9 13 (13.98%) CSS
9 13 (13.98%) IBM
9 13 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (12.90%) React
10 12 (12.90%) PhD
10 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
11 11 (11.83%) Google
11 11 (11.83%) Java
11 11 (11.83%) C#
11 11 (11.83%) SQL
12 10 (10.75%) BDD
13 9 (9.68%) SDLC
13 9 (9.68%) TypeScript
13 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (9.68%) Finance
14 8 (8.60%) DevOps
14 8 (8.60%) Analytics

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 5 (5.38%) CMS
2 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.23%) Amazon Alexa
3 3 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.23%) Tornado
4 2 (2.15%) Apache
4 2 (2.15%) Confluence
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.08%) InDesign
1 1 (1.08%) InVision
1 1 (1.08%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.08%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.60%) PaaS
4 7 (7.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (5.38%) IaaS
5 5 (5.38%) SaaS
6 4 (4.30%) Dialogflow
7 3 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (3.23%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.23%) npm
8 2 (2.15%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 2 (2.15%) Slack
8 2 (2.15%) Yarn
9 1 (1.08%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (1.08%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (1.08%) GitHub
9 1 (1.08%) Siri
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) Big Data
2 5 (5.38%) MySQL
3 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.15%) KNIME
5 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.08%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.08%) Redis
6 1 (1.08%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.45%) JIRA
3 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (4.30%) Babel
4 4 (4.30%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.30%) webpack
5 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.08%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.08%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.08%) JUnit
6 1 (1.08%) Selenium
6 1 (1.08%) TestNG
6 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (15.05%) Banking
2 9 (9.68%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Marketing
3 3 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Automotive
5 1 (1.08%) Front Office
5 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.08%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (31.18%) Developer
2 17 (18.28%) Data Scientist
3 11 (11.83%) Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Azure Developer
6 6 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.38%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.23%) F# Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 2 (2.15%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.96%) Node.js
2 17 (18.28%) Natural Language Processing
3 13 (13.98%) CSS
3 13 (13.98%) HTML
4 12 (12.90%) React
5 7 (7.53%) .NET
5 7 (7.53%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.45%) Vue.js
7 5 (5.38%) .NET Core
7 5 (5.38%) HTML5
7 5 (5.38%) Redux
7 5 (5.38%) Sass
8 4 (4.30%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (4.30%) Flask
8 4 (4.30%) Fusebox
9 3 (3.23%) CSS3
9 3 (3.23%) Express
9 3 (3.23%) TensorFlow
9 3 (3.23%) Twisted
10 2 (2.15%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) Acoustics
4 6 (6.45%) User Experience
5 5 (5.38%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.30%) Cloud Native
6 4 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.15%) Robotics
7 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.08%) IVR
8 1 (1.08%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.29%) Artificial Intelligence
2 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (29.03%) Machine Learning
4 22 (23.66%) Data Science
5 10 (10.75%) BDD
6 9 (9.68%) SDLC
7 8 (8.60%) Analytics
7 8 (8.60%) Computational Linguistics
7 8 (8.60%) DevOps
7 8 (8.60%) Product Management
8 7 (7.53%) Content Analysis
8 7 (7.53%) Deep Learning
8 7 (7.53%) Mathematics
8 7 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (7.53%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.53%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.53%) Validation
9 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.45%) Migration
9 6 (6.45%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
2 24 (25.81%) Python
3 11 (11.83%) C#
3 11 (11.83%) Java
3 11 (11.83%) SQL
4 9 (9.68%) TypeScript
5 8 (8.60%) R
6 5 (5.38%) ES6
6 5 (5.38%) F#
7 4 (4.30%) PHP
8 2 (2.15%) C++
8 2 (2.15%) Groovy
8 2 (2.15%) Perl
8 2 (2.15%) Scala
8 2 (2.15%) VB
9 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) Degree
2 12 (12.90%) PhD
3 7 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.08%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.08%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.98%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) IBM
2 11 (11.83%) Google
3 8 (8.60%) Facebook
4 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.45%) Oracle
6 2 (2.15%) Adobe
6 2 (2.15%) Blue Prism
6 2 (2.15%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.15%) Siebel
6 2 (2.15%) Workday
7 1 (1.08%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.08%) Databricks
7 1 (1.08%) Genesys
7 1 (1.08%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.08%) RapidMiner
7 1 (1.08%) Tableau
7 1 (1.08%) WorldPay