The table below looks at the statistics for Robotlegs skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Robotlegs over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Robotlegs
Rank 408 432 426
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Contract jobs citing Robotlegs 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.094% 0.014% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£394 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £245 -
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7449 7391 8050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.41% 30.87% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5470 5160 5812
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Robotlegs
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Robotlegs across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Robotlegs Jobs Demand Trend in London

Robotlegs
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Robotlegs Daily Rate Trend in London

Robotlegs
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Robotlegs 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 Robotlegs.

1 7 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 7 (100.00%) PureMVC
1 7 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 6 (85.71%) Apache Flex
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) FlexUnit
2 6 (85.71%) Parsley
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 3 (42.86%) Flash
5 2 (28.57%) UML
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (14.29%) Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) Animation
6 1 (14.29%) Flash Games
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
6 1 (14.29%) Confluence
6 1 (14.29%) OOP
6 1 (14.29%) Apache

Robotlegs
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Robotlegs 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 Robotlegs. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) FlexUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Flash Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Flex Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) PureMVC
2 6 (85.71%) Parsley
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) Apache Flex
3 3 (42.86%) Flash
4 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Animation
2 1 (14.29%) Flash Games
2 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 7 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe