Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 823 832 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - -
Contract jobs citing Chatbot 59 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.004% -
As % of the Applications category 0.68% 0.050% -
Number of daily rates quoted 37 4 0
UK median daily rate £495 £368 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.69% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £310 -
% change year-on-year +51.61% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
UK median hourly rate £33.66 - -
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 8,732 8,040 10,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.67% 8.83% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,271 4,680 6,027
UK median daily rate £363 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.71% +3.70% +1.96%
10th Percentile £144 £145 £155
90th Percentile £550 £538 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 769 727 889
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 £9.90 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £43.75 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% -9.09% +13.79%

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 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chatbot in the UK

Chatbot
Top 11 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 May 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 +12 54 £495 +34.69% 39
London -29 33 £538 +7.50% 20
UK excluding London +9 26 £470 +51.61% 22
East of England - 9 £455 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £675 - 3
Midlands - 7 £675 - 3
Scotland - 5 £493 -
South East -18 2 £485 +56.45% 5
North of England - 2 £350 - 6
North West - 2 £350 - 3
South West - 1 £350 - 4

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.59%) Artificial Intelligence
3 20 (33.90%) Natural Language Processing
4 17 (28.81%) Machine Learning
4 17 (28.81%) Data Science
4 17 (28.81%) Python
5 14 (23.73%) Dialogflow
6 12 (20.34%) Analytics
6 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
7 11 (18.64%) Java
7 11 (18.64%) C#
7 11 (18.64%) Node.js
7 11 (18.64%) R
8 10 (16.95%) Finance
8 10 (16.95%) Neural Network
8 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
8 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
8 10 (16.95%) Hadoop
9 9 (15.25%) Apache Spark
9 9 (15.25%) Algorithms
10 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (13.56%) Open Source
11 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
11 7 (11.86%) Visualisation
11 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (11.86%) Google
11 7 (11.86%) HTML
11 7 (11.86%) .NET
11 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
12 6 (10.17%) ETL

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 9 (15.25%) Apache Spark
2 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.47%) SAS
4 4 (6.78%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) Confluence
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.69%) InDesign
1 1 (1.69%) InVision
1 1 (1.69%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Summit
2 1 (1.69%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Dialogflow
2 5 (8.47%) GitHub
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon SageMaker
4 1 (1.69%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.69%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 1 (1.69%) Heroku
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) Hadoop
2 6 (10.17%) Big Data
3 5 (8.47%) Neo4j
3 5 (8.47%) Text Mining
4 4 (6.78%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.69%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.69%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) Redis
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) SpecFlow
2 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.39%) CircleCI
3 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.39%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) JUnit
3 2 (3.39%) Selenium
3 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.39%) TestNG
3 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.69%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) Mocha
4 1 (1.69%) Wercker
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) French Language
5 1 (1.69%) German Language
5 1 (1.69%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Developer
2 8 (13.56%) Data Scientist
3 6 (10.17%) Product Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Analytics Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Architect
5 3 (5.08%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Developer in Test
5 3 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.08%) QA Tester
5 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Tester
6 2 (3.39%) Azure Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Designer
6 2 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (3.39%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) Natural Language Processing
2 11 (18.64%) Node.js
3 7 (11.86%) .NET
3 7 (11.86%) HTML
4 6 (10.17%) CSS
5 5 (8.47%) GraphX
5 5 (8.47%) Web Services
6 4 (6.78%) Deeplearning4j
6 4 (6.78%) MXNet
6 4 (6.78%) OAuth
6 4 (6.78%) OAuth2
6 4 (6.78%) REST
6 4 (6.78%) SOAP
6 4 (6.78%) TensorFlow
6 4 (6.78%) Theano
7 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.39%) HTML5
7 2 (3.39%) React
7 2 (3.39%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.69%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.25%) Algorithms
3 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.47%) PMI
4 5 (8.47%) User Experience
5 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.39%) IVR
7 1 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.59%) Artificial Intelligence
3 17 (28.81%) Data Science
3 17 (28.81%) Machine Learning
4 12 (20.34%) Analytics
5 10 (16.95%) Neural Network
5 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.56%) Open Source
7 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
7 7 (11.86%) Visualisation
8 6 (10.17%) BDD
8 6 (10.17%) Computational Linguistics
8 6 (10.17%) Creative Thinking
8 6 (10.17%) DevOps
8 6 (10.17%) ETL
8 6 (10.17%) Mathematics
8 6 (10.17%) Statistics
8 6 (10.17%) Validation
9 5 (8.47%) Full Text Search
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) Python
2 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.64%) C#
3 11 (18.64%) Java
3 11 (18.64%) R
4 6 (10.17%) SQL
5 5 (8.47%) MATLAB
5 5 (8.47%) Scala
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
1 5 (8.47%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Google
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) Alteryx
3 5 (8.47%) Facebook
3 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.47%) RapidMiner
3 5 (8.47%) Tableau
4 3 (5.08%) IBM
5 2 (3.39%) Adobe
6 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.69%) Genesys
6 1 (1.69%) Siebel
6 1 (1.69%) Workday