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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Robotium
Rank 572 544 570
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +26
Contract jobs citing Robotium 11 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.027% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.22% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 2
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£355 £388 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% +210.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
6628 5826 5876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.01% 11.97% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4308 3809 3419
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 122 202
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +17 11 £355 -11.25% 6
North West - - - -
South West - - - - 2
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Robotium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (80.43%) Calabash
2 33 (71.74%) Android
3 27 (58.70%) Test Automation
3 27 (58.70%) Apple iOS
4 21 (45.65%) BDD
4 21 (45.65%) Java
5 18 (39.13%) Ruby
6 17 (36.96%) TDD
6 17 (36.96%) Mobile App
7 16 (34.78%) Cucumber
7 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (32.61%) QA
9 14 (30.43%) Selenium
9 14 (30.43%) JBehave
9 14 (30.43%) Web Services
10 13 (28.26%) SOAP
10 13 (28.26%) Test Scripting
11 12 (26.09%) eggPlant
11 12 (26.09%) Scrum
12 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
13 9 (19.57%) Finance
14 7 (15.22%) REST
14 7 (15.22%) SoapUI
14 7 (15.22%) Android SDK
14 7 (15.22%) SOA
15 6 (13.04%) Python
15 6 (13.04%) Regression Testing
15 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
16 5 (10.87%) iOS SDK

Robotium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (6.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (80.43%) Calabash
2 16 (34.78%) Cucumber
3 14 (30.43%) Selenium
3 14 (30.43%) JBehave
4 12 (26.09%) eggPlant
5 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
6 7 (15.22%) SoapUI
7 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
8 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
8 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
8 5 (10.87%) JIRA
9 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
10 3 (6.52%) Hudson
10 3 (6.52%) IntelliJ
10 3 (6.52%) Xcode
11 2 (4.35%) JMeter
12 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
12 1 (2.17%) Ant
12 1 (2.17%) JUnit
12 1 (2.17%) WinRunner
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Tester
2 10 (21.74%) Mobile Tester
3 9 (19.57%) Automation Tester
4 8 (17.39%) Test Leader
5 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.17%) QA Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Automation Specialist
8 1 (2.17%) Mobile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Applications Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Web Services
2 13 (28.26%) SOAP
3 7 (15.22%) REST
3 7 (15.22%) Android SDK
4 5 (10.87%) iOS SDK
4 5 (10.87%) RESTful
5 2 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (2.17%) DOM
6 1 (2.17%) J2EE
6 1 (2.17%) J2SE
6 1 (2.17%) WSDL
6 1 (2.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.87%) Open Source
3 4 (8.70%) IPTV
3 4 (8.70%) Video on Demand
4 3 (6.52%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.52%) Handset
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.35%) iPad
5 2 (4.35%) iPhone
6 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Android
2 27 (58.70%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.70%) Windows
4 3 (6.52%) Linux
5 2 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Test Automation
2 21 (45.65%) BDD
3 17 (36.96%) TDD
4 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.26%) Test Scripting
6 12 (26.09%) Scrum
7 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (15.22%) SOA
9 6 (13.04%) Regression Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Automation Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
11 4 (8.70%) OO
11 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.35%) iOS Development
12 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (4.35%) Integration Testing
13 1 (2.17%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Java
2 18 (39.13%) Ruby
3 6 (13.04%) Python
4 5 (10.87%) Groovy
5 4 (8.70%) Perl
6 3 (6.52%) C#
6 3 (6.52%) Objective-C
6 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.35%) Korn
7 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) SQL
8 1 (2.17%) VBScript
8 1 (2.17%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (32.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Perforce
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) HP
2 1 (2.17%) Apple