The table below looks at the statistics for RoboHelp skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RoboHelp over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe RoboHelp
Rank - 625 604
Contract jobs citing RoboHelp 0 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.018% 0.040%
As % of the Applications category - 0.15% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 14
Average daily rate - £280 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £280 £248
% change year-on-year
- +13.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5967 6862 7052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.68% 12.31% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3622 3723 3702
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 671 672
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £33.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

RoboHelp
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RoboHelp within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

RoboHelp Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RoboHelp
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RoboHelp within the UK.

RoboHelp Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RoboHelp
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RoboHelp within the UK.

RoboHelp Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RoboHelp
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RoboHelp 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 RoboHelp.

1 5 (100.00%) FrameMaker
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 4 (80.00%) MEAN Stack
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) XMetaL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

RoboHelp
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RoboHelp 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 RoboHelp. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) FrameMaker
2 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (20.00%) XMetaL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Author
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Author
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Writer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft