The table below looks at the statistics for Robotium 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 Robotium over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Robotium
Rank 568 558 567
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing Robotium 10 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.023% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
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£375 £388 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +210.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 -
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6709 5812 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.84% 12.05% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3839 3309
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 119 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

Robotium
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Robotium Jobs Demand Trend in England

Robotium
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Robotium Daily Rate Trend in England

Robotium
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Robotium across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Robotium Daily Rate Histogram in England

Robotium
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 Robotium within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +15 10 £375 -6.25% 4
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
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Robotium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (79.55%) Calabash
3 32 (72.73%) Android
4 26 (59.09%) Apple iOS
5 24 (54.55%) Test Automation
6 18 (40.91%) Mobile App
7 17 (38.64%) BDD
7 17 (38.64%) Java
8 15 (34.09%) TDD
8 15 (34.09%) Ruby
9 14 (31.82%) Cucumber
9 14 (31.82%) QA
10 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
10 13 (29.55%) JBehave
10 13 (29.55%) Web Services
11 12 (27.27%) SOAP
11 12 (27.27%) Scrum
11 12 (27.27%) eggPlant
12 11 (25.00%) Selenium
13 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (20.45%) Finance
14 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
15 7 (15.91%) Android SDK
15 7 (15.91%) SOA
16 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
16 6 (13.64%) SoapUI
16 6 (13.64%) REST
16 6 (13.64%) Automation Testing
16 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing
17 5 (11.36%) Open Source

Robotium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (79.55%) Calabash
2 14 (31.82%) Cucumber
3 13 (29.55%) JBehave
4 12 (27.27%) eggPlant
5 11 (25.00%) Selenium
6 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 6 (13.64%) SoapUI
8 5 (11.36%) JIRA
9 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
10 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
10 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
10 3 (6.82%) Xcode
10 3 (6.82%) IntelliJ
11 2 (4.55%) JMeter
11 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
12 1 (2.27%) Hudson
12 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
12 1 (2.27%) Subversion
12 1 (2.27%) WinRunner
12 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Tester
2 9 (20.45%) Automation Tester
2 9 (20.45%) Mobile Tester
3 8 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 5 (11.36%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) QA Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.27%) QA Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.27%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) Web Services
2 12 (27.27%) SOAP
3 7 (15.91%) Android SDK
4 6 (13.64%) REST
5 5 (11.36%) iOS SDK
6 4 (9.09%) RESTful
7 2 (4.55%) XML
8 1 (2.27%) JSON
8 1 (2.27%) J2SE
8 1 (2.27%) J2EE
8 1 (2.27%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.36%) Open Source
3 4 (9.09%) IPTV
3 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.09%) Over-the-Top Content
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Video on Demand
4 3 (6.82%) iPhone
4 3 (6.82%) Handset
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.55%) iPad
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.27%) Replication
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Android
2 26 (59.09%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
4 3 (6.82%) Linux
5 2 (4.55%) UNIX
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 17 (38.64%) BDD
4 15 (34.09%) TDD
5 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
6 12 (27.27%) Scrum
7 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (15.91%) SOA
9 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Automation Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing
10 4 (9.09%) OO
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.82%) Test Planning
11 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
12 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.55%) iOS Development
12 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Java
2 15 (34.09%) Ruby
3 4 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.82%) Groovy
5 2 (4.55%) Perl
5 2 (4.55%) Korn
5 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) XPath
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
6 1 (2.27%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Perforce
2 1 (2.27%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) Apple
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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