The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Robotics in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Robotics over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Robotics
Rank 245 - 239
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Robotics 5 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% - 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% - 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £24.75
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2066 1562 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 18.66% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 730 919
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 159 198
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Robotics
England

Robotics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Robotics across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Robotics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Robotics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Robotics across the South East region.

Robotics Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Robotics
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Robotics 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 Robotics.

1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) VC++
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Aerospace

Robotics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Robotics 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 Robotics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) VC++
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree