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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Robotium
Rank 579 540 529
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -11
Contract jobs citing Robotium 10 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.040% 0.011%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.35% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 4
Average daily rate
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£333 £419 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.59% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £366 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -4.00%
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
6641 5443 5392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.17% 11.52% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4666 3566 3365
Average daily rate £405 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 125 230
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.10 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 December 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 December 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
London +3 7 £325 -22.38% 6
South East - 3 £340 -
South West - - - -
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Robotium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (100.00%) Android
2 12 (60.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (60.00%) Appium
3 10 (50.00%) Calabash
4 9 (45.00%) QA
5 7 (35.00%) REST
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (30.00%) BDD
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (25.00%) Android Development
8 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (20.00%) Android SDK
8 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (20.00%) Ant
8 4 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (20.00%) JSON
8 4 (20.00%) Subversion
8 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Ruby
9 3 (15.00%) JNI
9 3 (15.00%) Maven
9 3 (15.00%) Selenium
9 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (15.00%) iPhone
9 3 (15.00%) Mockito

Robotium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Appium
2 10 (50.00%) Calabash
3 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (20.00%) Ant
4 4 (20.00%) Subversion
5 3 (15.00%) Maven
5 3 (15.00%) Selenium
5 3 (15.00%) Mockito
5 3 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (15.00%) Xcode
5 3 (15.00%) Artifactory
6 1 (5.00%) JIRA
6 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.00%) Gradle
6 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.00%) Android Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Publishing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) REST
2 4 (20.00%) Android SDK
2 4 (20.00%) JSON
3 3 (15.00%) JNI
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) RoboGuice
3 3 (15.00%) Android NDK
4 2 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) iPhone
2 3 (15.00%) Handset
3 2 (10.00%) iPad
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Android
2 12 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
2 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
3 6 (30.00%) BDD
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) Android Development
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (15.00%) OOP
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Memory Management
7 2 (10.00%) User Stories
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Apple
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