Chatbots
UK

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 27 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 314 708 694
Rank change year-on-year +394 -14 -118
Contract jobs citing Chatbot 293 56 168
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.085% 0.19%
As % of the Applications category 8.03% 1.15% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 123
10th Percentile £366 £413 £450
25th Percentile £450 £431 £550
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £700
Median % change year-on-year - -28.57% +43.59%
75th Percentile £569 £581 £719
90th Percentile £635 £786 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £19.25
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
75th Percentile - - £21.75
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

All Software Application Skills
UK

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.

Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3,649 4,873 6,558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.20% 7.40% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,987 3,174 4,341
10th Percentile £161 £185 £155
25th Percentile £213 £286 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £438 £425
Median % change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% +13.33%
75th Percentile £550 £556 £543
90th Percentile £664 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £355
% change year-on-year -12.50% +12.68% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 565 295 482
10th Percentile £12.13 £13.14 £11.01
25th Percentile £14.27 £17.55 £14.25
Median hourly rate £19.75 £33.00 £20.95
Median % change year-on-year -40.15% +57.56% +4.73%
75th Percentile £43.75 £55.00 £42.21
90th Percentile £57.50 £65.75 £53.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £33.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -40.91% +78.38% -2.63%

Chatbot
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Chatbot.

Daily rate trend for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Chatbot over the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

Daily rate histogram for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Chatbot.

Hourly rate trend for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Top 15 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 27 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Work from Home +352 273 £500 - 8
England +330 258 £500 - 29
UK excluding London +257 231 £500 +5.26% 17
North of England +153 123 - - 6
Midlands +90 51 £314 -28.29% 2
North West +72 50 - - 1
Yorkshire +74 46 - - 4
London +144 44 £525 -4.55% 12
North East - 27 - - 1
West Midlands - 26 £314 - 1
East Midlands +46 25 - - 1
South West - 24 - - 2
Scotland - 23 - - 1
East of England +26 7 £500 - 3
South East +19 3 £553 +10.50% 3

Chatbot
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.80%) AWS
2 15 (5.12%) GCP
3 8 (2.73%) Azure
4 2 (0.68%) IBM Watson
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (0.68%) Miro
4 2 (0.68%) Power Platform
4 2 (0.68%) Vertex AI
5 1 (0.34%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (0.34%) Figma
5 1 (0.34%) Power Automate
5 1 (0.34%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.34%) LAN
2 1 (0.34%) MPLS
2 1 (0.34%) Multicast
2 1 (0.34%) Network Security
2 1 (0.34%) SD-WAN
2 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.34%) WAN
2 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.68%) Power BI
1 2 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 12 (4.10%) Telecoms
2 7 (2.39%) Finance
2 7 (2.39%) Social Skills
3 3 (1.02%) Banking
3 3 (1.02%) Marketing
4 2 (0.68%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (0.34%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.34%) Danish Language
5 1 (0.34%) Electronics
5 1 (0.34%) Health Technology
5 1 (0.34%) Legal
5 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.34%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (0.34%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.34%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 248 (84.64%) Developer
2 241 (82.25%) Software Developer
3 17 (5.80%) Consultant
4 16 (5.46%) Genesys Consultant
5 9 (3.07%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (1.71%) Analyst
6 5 (1.71%) Lead
7 4 (1.37%) Architect
7 4 (1.37%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (1.37%) Data Science Leader
7 4 (1.37%) Lead Product Owner
7 4 (1.37%) Product Lead
7 4 (1.37%) Product Owner
8 3 (1.02%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
8 3 (1.02%) Business Analyst
8 3 (1.02%) Content Designer
8 3 (1.02%) Designer
8 3 (1.02%) Project Manager
9 2 (0.68%) Change Analyst
9 2 (0.68%) Genesys Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (41.64%) HTML
2 15 (5.12%) RESTful
3 3 (1.02%) SOAP
3 3 (1.02%) XML
4 2 (0.68%) .NET
4 2 (0.68%) Web Services
5 1 (0.34%) Ajax
5 1 (0.34%) AWS CDK
5 1 (0.34%) CSS
5 1 (0.34%) LangChain
5 1 (0.34%) LDAP
5 1 (0.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.48%) IVR
2 7 (2.39%) Product Ownership
3 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.34%) CMDB
4 1 (0.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.34%) Windows
1 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 273 (93.17%) Artificial Intelligence
3 241 (82.25%) Code Quality
4 124 (42.32%) Software Engineering
5 16 (5.46%) Computer Science
6 15 (5.12%) CI/CD
6 15 (5.12%) Roadmaps
7 13 (4.44%) Configuration Management
7 13 (4.44%) Requirements Gathering
7 13 (4.44%) WFM
8 12 (4.10%) Presales
9 11 (3.75%) Machine Learning
9 11 (3.75%) Quality Management
10 10 (3.41%) Customer Experience
11 6 (2.05%) Agile
11 6 (2.05%) Data Science
12 5 (1.71%) Natural Language Processing
13 4 (1.37%) DevOps
13 4 (1.37%) Scrum
13 4 (1.37%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 124 (42.32%) Python
1 124 (42.32%) SQL
2 123 (41.98%) C#
2 123 (41.98%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
3 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 263 (89.76%) Degree
2 3 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.34%) Azure Certification
3 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.34%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 241 (82.25%) PayPal
2 23 (7.85%) Genesys
3 7 (2.39%) Avaya
3 7 (2.39%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.71%) Salesforce
5 4 (1.37%) UiPath
6 3 (1.02%) SAP
7 2 (0.68%) IBM
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle
8 1 (0.34%) BMC
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco
8 1 (0.34%) F5
8 1 (0.34%) Google
8 1 (0.34%) HP
8 1 (0.34%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.34%) OpenAI
8 1 (0.34%) ServiceNow