The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for RoboHelp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RoboHelp over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe RoboHelp
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 645 614
Rank change year-on-year +41 -31  
Contract jobs citing RoboHelp 1 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.021%
As % of the Applications category 0.021% 0.052% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £30.00

RoboHelp is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4877 5790 6502
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.78% 10.76% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2909 3456 3551
Median daily rate £350 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 486 642
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £10.50 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

RoboHelp
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing RoboHelp as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for RoboHelp in the UK

RoboHelp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RoboHelp in the UK

RoboHelp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RoboHelp in the UK