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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 703 607 571
Rank change year-on-year -96 -36 +222
Contract jobs citing Chatbot 117 79 68
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 1.84% 1.97% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 57 48
10th Percentile £474 £358 £241
25th Percentile £600 £413 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £709 £613 £531
90th Percentile £800 £713 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £400 £462
% change year-on-year +34.38% -13.44% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
10th Percentile £16.37 - -
25th Percentile £16.85 - -
Median hourly rate £18.80 £25.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -26.26% - -
75th Percentile £20.85 - -
90th Percentile £21.39 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.11 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year -32.92% - -

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 6,349 4,004 4,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.32% 6.87% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,233 2,366 2,441
10th Percentile £160 £150 £147
25th Percentile £258 £250 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £428 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +6.88% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £550 £500 £488
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £339 £350
% change year-on-year +9.92% -3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 390 444
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.25 £11.26
25th Percentile £14.25 £13.25 £13.68
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.44% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £47.19 £26.65 £23.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.56 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.05% +0.34% +9.38%

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 23 May 2022.

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 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 23 May 2022. 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 -81 83 £600 +20.00% 3
England -145 57 £675 +35.00% 20
London -98 42 £713 +32.56% 15
UK excluding London -74 19 £538 +34.38% 5
South East -35 9 - - 2
Scotland - 6 £375 -
Midlands - 4 £561 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £561 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 54 (46.15%) Artificial Intelligence
3 41 (35.04%) Natural Language Processing
4 31 (26.50%) Social Skills
5 30 (25.64%) AWS
6 29 (24.79%) Azure
6 29 (24.79%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (21.37%) Finance
8 21 (17.95%) Google
8 21 (17.95%) Azure LUIS
9 20 (17.09%) Banking
10 19 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (16.24%) IBM
10 19 (16.24%) Dialogflow
11 18 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (15.38%) GCP
12 17 (14.53%) Sentiment Analysis
13 16 (13.68%) Storyboarding
13 16 (13.68%) SMS
13 16 (13.68%) Retail Banking
13 16 (13.68%) Facebook
14 15 (12.82%) High Availability
14 15 (12.82%) Low Latency
14 15 (12.82%) BondVision
14 15 (12.82%) Product Management
14 15 (12.82%) Electronic Trading
14 15 (12.82%) Tradeweb
14 15 (12.82%) ION Trading
14 15 (12.82%) Business Analysis
14 15 (12.82%) Fixed Income

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 15 (12.82%) MTS
2 7 (5.98%) CMS
3 3 (2.56%) SAS
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.85%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (12.82%) BondVision
2 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 30 (25.64%) AWS
2 29 (24.79%) Azure
3 21 (17.95%) Azure LUIS
4 19 (16.24%) Dialogflow
5 18 (15.38%) GCP
6 9 (7.69%) Serverless
7 7 (5.98%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (4.27%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (4.27%) Amazon S3
8 5 (4.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (3.42%) Amazon Cognito
9 4 (3.42%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (3.42%) Power Platform
9 4 (3.42%) SaaS
10 3 (2.56%) Heroku
11 2 (1.71%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 2 (1.71%) Azure Logic Apps
11 2 (1.71%) Microsoft 365
11 2 (1.71%) PaaS
11 2 (1.71%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.68%) SMS
2 6 (5.13%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.85%) CTI
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) Intranet
3 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.85%) RTMP
3 1 (0.85%) SSL
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (3.42%) Power BI
3 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.56%) Redis
4 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.85%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.85%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) JUnit
2 1 (0.85%) PHPUnit
General
1 31 (26.50%) Social Skills
2 29 (24.79%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (21.37%) Finance
4 20 (17.09%) Banking
5 16 (13.68%) Retail Banking
6 15 (12.82%) Financial Institution
7 7 (5.98%) French Language
7 7 (5.98%) German Language
7 7 (5.98%) Law
8 6 (5.13%) Organisational Skills
9 5 (4.27%) Marketing
10 3 (2.56%) Automotive
10 3 (2.56%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (1.71%) Dutch Language
11 2 (1.71%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (1.71%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (1.71%) Public Sector
11 2 (1.71%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.85%) Legal
12 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (35.90%) Architect
2 24 (20.51%) Analyst
3 20 (17.09%) Developer
4 17 (14.53%) Business Analyst
5 15 (12.82%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
5 15 (12.82%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 14 (11.97%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.27%) Marketing Manager
9 4 (3.42%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Backend Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Consultant
9 4 (3.42%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.56%) Administrator
10 3 (2.56%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (2.56%) Ruby Engineer
10 3 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (1.71%) Lead Software Engineer
11 2 (1.71%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) HTML
2 12 (10.26%) CSS
3 11 (9.40%) Node.js
4 10 (8.55%) REST
5 7 (5.98%) JSON
6 6 (5.13%) HTML5
7 5 (4.27%) RESTful
7 5 (4.27%) Vue.js
8 4 (3.42%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (2.56%) .NET
9 3 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (2.56%) Sinatra
9 3 (2.56%) Web Services
10 2 (1.71%) Laravel
10 2 (1.71%) React
11 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.85%) H2O
11 1 (0.85%) PySpark
11 1 (0.85%) scikit-learn
11 1 (0.85%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Data Centre
1 15 (12.82%) Eurex
1 15 (12.82%) Fixed Income
2 9 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.13%) CMDB
4 5 (4.27%) User Experience
5 3 (2.56%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.71%) IVR
6 2 (1.71%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Android
1 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (100.00%) Conversational UI
2 54 (46.15%) Artificial Intelligence
3 41 (35.04%) Natural Language Processing
4 19 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (14.53%) Sentiment Analysis
7 16 (13.68%) Storyboarding
8 15 (12.82%) Agile
8 15 (12.82%) Business Analysis
8 15 (12.82%) Electronic Trading
8 15 (12.82%) High Availability
8 15 (12.82%) Low Latency
8 15 (12.82%) Product Management
8 15 (12.82%) Smart Order Routing
9 14 (11.97%) Analytics
10 11 (9.40%) Machine Learning
11 10 (8.55%) CI/CD
11 10 (8.55%) Microservices
12 8 (6.84%) DevOps
12 8 (6.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.97%) JavaScript
2 9 (7.69%) Python
3 6 (5.13%) Bash
3 6 (5.13%) SQL
4 3 (2.56%) C#
4 3 (2.56%) PHP
4 3 (2.56%) Ruby
5 2 (1.71%) C
5 2 (1.71%) Java
5 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.71%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.85%) Groovy
6 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) PMO
2 1 (0.85%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.85%) GDPR
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.71%) Docker
1 2 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Terraform
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Kibana
2 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (17.95%) Google
2 19 (16.24%) IBM
3 16 (13.68%) Facebook
4 15 (12.82%) Bloomberg
4 15 (12.82%) ION Trading
4 15 (12.82%) Tradeweb
5 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.98%) ServiceNow
7 6 (5.13%) Adobe
7 6 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (4.27%) Marketo
9 2 (1.71%) SAP
9 2 (1.71%) Workday
10 1 (0.85%) Apple
10 1 (0.85%) Genesys
10 1 (0.85%) Informatica
10 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.85%) Qualtrics
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.85%) UiPath