The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Development 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Robotium
Rank 522 527 545
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Contract jobs citing Robotium 27 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.026% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 5
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£325 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £426 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6162 5327 5398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.93% 11.69% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4027 3399 3272
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 144 196
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 £33.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Robotium
UK

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 11 July 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 11 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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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 +10 21 £325 -19.00% 5
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Robotium
UK

Robotium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 46 (85.19%) Calabash
2 35 (64.81%) Test Automation
2 35 (64.81%) Android
3 30 (55.56%) Apple iOS
4 25 (46.30%) Ruby
5 24 (44.44%) BDD
6 22 (40.74%) Mobile App
7 21 (38.89%) Cucumber
7 21 (38.89%) TDD
7 21 (38.89%) Selenium
7 21 (38.89%) Java
8 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (33.33%) JBehave
9 18 (33.33%) Scrum
10 17 (31.48%) Web Services
11 15 (27.78%) Git (software)
11 15 (27.78%) QA
12 14 (25.93%) eggPlant
12 14 (25.93%) SOAP
13 13 (24.07%) Test Scripting
14 11 (20.37%) WebDriver
14 11 (20.37%) Android SDK
14 11 (20.37%) SOA
15 10 (18.52%) Finance
15 10 (18.52%) REST
15 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
17 8 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (14.81%) SoapUI
17 8 (14.81%) iOS SDK

Robotium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 4 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (85.19%) Calabash
2 21 (38.89%) Selenium
2 21 (38.89%) Cucumber
3 18 (33.33%) JBehave
4 15 (27.78%) Git (software)
5 14 (25.93%) eggPlant
6 11 (20.37%) WebDriver
7 8 (14.81%) SoapUI
8 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
9 6 (11.11%) JIRA
10 5 (9.26%) TeamCity
11 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
12 3 (5.56%) IntelliJ
12 3 (5.56%) Xcode
12 3 (5.56%) Hudson
13 2 (3.70%) JMeter
14 1 (1.85%) Subversion
14 1 (1.85%) Maven
14 1 (1.85%) Ant
14 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Tester
2 12 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 10 (18.52%) Mobile Tester
4 8 (14.81%) Test Leader
5 7 (12.96%) Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.56%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Consultant
9 1 (1.85%) Engineering Manager
9 1 (1.85%) Manual Tester
9 1 (1.85%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.85%) Applications Tester
9 1 (1.85%) Senior QA Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Senior QA Tester
9 1 (1.85%) QA Tester
9 1 (1.85%) Technical Tester
9 1 (1.85%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) Web Services
2 14 (25.93%) SOAP
3 11 (20.37%) Android SDK
4 10 (18.52%) REST
5 8 (14.81%) iOS SDK
6 3 (5.56%) RESTful
7 2 (3.70%) XML
8 1 (1.85%) DOM
8 1 (1.85%) J2SE
8 1 (1.85%) WSDL
8 1 (1.85%) JSON
8 1 (1.85%) HTML5
8 1 (1.85%) HTML
8 1 (1.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.74%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.96%) IPTV
2 7 (12.96%) Video on Demand
3 5 (9.26%) Open Source
4 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (3.70%) iPhone
6 2 (3.70%) iPad
7 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.85%) Handset
7 1 (1.85%) Replication
7 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (64.81%) Android
2 30 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.26%) Windows
4 3 (5.56%) Linux
5 2 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Test Automation
2 24 (44.44%) BDD
3 21 (38.89%) TDD
4 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (33.33%) Scrum
6 13 (24.07%) Test Scripting
7 11 (20.37%) SOA
8 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 8 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (7.41%) Automation Testing
11 4 (7.41%) OO
12 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.56%) Manual Testing
13 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (3.70%) Integration Testing
13 2 (3.70%) Web Testing
13 2 (3.70%) iOS Development
13 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
13 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) Ruby
2 21 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (12.96%) Python
4 6 (11.11%) Groovy
5 4 (7.41%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.56%) C#
7 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.70%) Korn
7 2 (3.70%) SQL
8 1 (1.85%) VBScript
8 1 (1.85%) VB
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Perforce
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) HP
2 1 (1.85%) Apple
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