Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 872 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 - -
Contract jobs citing Chatbot 25 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.010% -
As % of the Applications category 0.28% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 0
UK median daily rate £500 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 9019 9466 11448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.73% 9.17% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5540 5535 6709
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £143 £150 £155
90th Percentile £569 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 931 1070
UK median hourly rate £15.53 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.97% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.24 £9.49
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% -3.33%

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 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Top 9 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 13 December 2017. 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 +10 23 £500 +17.65% 20
London -9 21 £500 +5.26% 10
UK excluding London +23 4 £475 +11.76% 11
North of England - 1 £400 - 5
Scotland - 1 £550 - 1
Midlands - 1 - - 2
North West - 1 £400 - 5
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Chatbot also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Chatbot.

1 15 (60.00%) C#
1 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (60.00%) Python
2 14 (56.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 14 (56.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 14 (56.00%) Dialogflow
3 13 (52.00%) REST
3 13 (52.00%) Open Source
4 12 (48.00%) Machine Learning
4 12 (48.00%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (48.00%) Apache Spark
4 12 (48.00%) TensorFlow
4 12 (48.00%) Theano
4 12 (48.00%) MXNet
4 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) Django
4 12 (48.00%) XML
4 12 (48.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) Linux
4 12 (48.00%) Apache
5 11 (44.00%) Finance
5 11 (44.00%) Analytics
5 11 (44.00%) Retail
6 10 (40.00%) User Stories
6 10 (40.00%) Neural Network
7 6 (24.00%) PMP
7 6 (24.00%) PRINCE
7 6 (24.00%) DevOps
7 6 (24.00%) Product Management
8 5 (20.00%) User Experience

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 12 (48.00%) Apache
1 12 (48.00%) Apache Spark
1 12 (48.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.00%) InDesign
1 1 (4.00%) InVision
1 1 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Dialogflow
2 4 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
4 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
1 11 (44.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Innovation Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Product Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) UX Designer
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Call Centre Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Process Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 13 (52.00%) REST
3 12 (48.00%) Django
3 12 (48.00%) MXNet
3 12 (48.00%) TensorFlow
3 12 (48.00%) Theano
3 12 (48.00%) XML
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) Node.js
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.00%) Express
5 2 (8.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) Ajax
6 1 (4.00%) Angular 2
6 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) LESS
6 1 (4.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Animation
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Photography
3 1 (4.00%) Robotics
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 13 (52.00%) Open Source
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Machine Learning
4 11 (44.00%) Analytics
5 10 (40.00%) Neural Network
5 10 (40.00%) User Stories
6 6 (24.00%) DevOps
6 6 (24.00%) PRINCE
6 6 (24.00%) Product Management
7 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Web Application Development
8 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
8 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
9 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
1 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (60.00%) Python
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) PMP
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) GCP
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) Facebook
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle