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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Robotium
Rank 588 580 562
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing Robotium 8 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.028% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 11
Average daily rate £380 £343 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.94% -16.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £391 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Robotium
UK

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
7025 6383 5445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.89% 13.56% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4728 4345 3525
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 114 121
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £47.50 £47.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +15 7 £380 +11.76%
London +4 1 £550 +46.66% 3
Robotium
UK

Robotium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Android
2 12 (92.31%) Android Development
3 11 (84.62%) Appium
3 11 (84.62%) Java
3 11 (84.62%) Git (software)
3 11 (84.62%) Automated Testing
4 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
4 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (76.92%) Subversion
4 10 (76.92%) Maven
4 10 (76.92%) JSON
4 10 (76.92%) Ant
4 10 (76.92%) Publishing
4 10 (76.92%) Scrum
4 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (76.92%) RoboGuice
4 10 (76.92%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (76.92%) Android SDK
4 10 (76.92%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (76.92%) User Stories
4 10 (76.92%) Mockito
4 10 (76.92%) REST
4 10 (76.92%) Gradle
4 10 (76.92%) Artifactory
5 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
5 9 (69.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
7 5 (38.46%) JNI
7 5 (38.46%) OOP
7 5 (38.46%) OO

Robotium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Appium
1 11 (84.62%) Git (software)
2 10 (76.92%) Ant
2 10 (76.92%) Artifactory
2 10 (76.92%) Gradle
2 10 (76.92%) Maven
2 10 (76.92%) Mockito
2 10 (76.92%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (76.92%) Subversion
3 9 (69.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) Robolectric
5 1 (7.69%) Calabash
5 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) eggPlant
5 1 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (7.69%) Mechanoid
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) UI Automator
5 1 (7.69%) WATIR
General
1 10 (76.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Android Developer
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Android SDK
1 10 (76.92%) JSON
1 10 (76.92%) REST
1 10 (76.92%) RoboGuice
2 5 (38.46%) Android NDK
2 5 (38.46%) JNI
3 4 (30.77%) RxJava
4 1 (7.69%) ActionBarSherlock
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Handset
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Android Development
2 11 (84.62%) Automated Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (76.92%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (76.92%) Scrum
3 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
3 10 (76.92%) User Stories
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 5 (38.46%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) OOP
6 4 (30.77%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
7 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree