The table below looks at the statistics for Robotium skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Robotium over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Robotium
Rank 195 219 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing Robotium 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.14% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 1.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
780 862 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.41% 11.94% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 633 538
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £21.46 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

Robotium
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Robotium across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Robotium Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Robotium
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Robotium across the City of London region.

Robotium Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Robotium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Robotium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Robotium.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Calabash
3 12 (80.00%) BDD
4 11 (73.33%) Web Services
5 10 (66.67%) TDD
5 10 (66.67%) Android
6 9 (60.00%) JBehave
6 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
6 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
6 9 (60.00%) Apple iOS
6 9 (60.00%) eggPlant
7 8 (53.33%) SOAP
8 5 (33.33%) Java
8 5 (33.33%) SOA
8 5 (33.33%) QA
8 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
8 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
8 5 (33.33%) REST
8 5 (33.33%) Appium
9 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (26.67%) Windows
9 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
9 4 (26.67%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) Scrum
10 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
10 3 (20.00%) Selenium
10 3 (20.00%) Degree
10 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
10 3 (20.00%) Open Source
10 3 (20.00%) Test Planning

Robotium
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Robotium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Robotium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) uiautomator
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Calabash
2 9 (60.00%) JBehave
2 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (60.00%) eggPlant
3 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 5 (33.33%) Appium
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) Xcode
6 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (6.67%) Hudson
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 8 (53.33%) SOAP
3 5 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (6.67%) Handset
5 1 (6.67%) Replication
5 1 (6.67%) iPhone
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Android
2 9 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) BDD
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
4 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) SOA
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
8 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (6.67%) Release Management
9 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
9 1 (6.67%) System Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) Apple