The first table below looks at the demand for RoboHelp skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RoboHelp over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe RoboHelp
Rank 569 541 545
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Contract jobs citing RoboHelp 5 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.006% 0.026%
As % of the Applications category 0.077% 0.050% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +63.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 - £30.00
Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6477 6014 6975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.12% 12.91% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3609 3297 3664
Average daily rate £335 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £153 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 685 608 722
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.12 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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RoboHelp
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RoboHelp Jobs Demand Trend in England

RoboHelp
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RoboHelp across the England region.

RoboHelp Daily Rate Trend in England

RoboHelp
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RoboHelp across the England region.

RoboHelp Hourly Rate Trend in England

RoboHelp
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RoboHelp within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 2
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RoboHelp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RoboHelp 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 RoboHelp.

1 13 (48.15%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) E-Learning
3 10 (37.04%) Banking
4 9 (33.33%) MS Office
5 8 (29.63%) Adobe
5 8 (29.63%) FileNet
5 8 (29.63%) Document Management
5 8 (29.63%) Adobe Captivate
6 7 (25.93%) Investment Banking
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) Documentum
7 6 (22.22%) IBM
8 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
8 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
9 4 (14.81%) Marketing
9 4 (14.81%) Content Management
9 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
9 4 (14.81%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) Intranet
10 3 (11.11%) Internet
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (7.41%) JIRA
11 2 (7.41%) Copywriting
11 2 (7.41%) Retail
11 2 (7.41%) Electronics
11 2 (7.41%) Publishing

RoboHelp
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RoboHelp 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 RoboHelp. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) FileNet
2 6 (22.22%) Documentum
3 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 8 (29.63%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Intranet
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Banking
3 7 (25.93%) Investment Banking
4 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
5 4 (14.81%) Marketing
6 2 (7.41%) Retail
6 2 (7.41%) Electronics
6 2 (7.41%) Publishing
6 2 (7.41%) Games
7 1 (3.70%) Law
7 1 (3.70%) Legal
7 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Author
2 15 (55.56%) Technical Author
3 9 (33.33%) IT Trainer
3 9 (33.33%) Trainer
4 5 (18.52%) Technical Writer
5 2 (7.41%) Training Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) XHTML
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) E-Learning
2 2 (7.41%) Copywriting
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Document Management
2 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Content Management
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) ITSM
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Adobe
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) Lotus
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle