The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe RoboHelp
Rank 572 561 563
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing RoboHelp 6 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.021%
As % of the Applications category 0.087% 0.031% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +63.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £26.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 - £30.00
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6879 6410 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.02% 12.80% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3780 3483 3690
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 729 668 750
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.04 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.45 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RoboHelp within the UK over the 3 months to 9 July 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
England -17 6 £425 -5.55% 2
South West - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Sheffield - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

RoboHelp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 13 (48.15%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) E-Learning
3 10 (37.04%) MS Office
3 10 (37.04%) Banking
4 9 (33.33%) Adobe Captivate
4 9 (33.33%) Adobe
5 8 (29.63%) FileNet
5 8 (29.63%) Document Management
6 7 (25.93%) Investment Banking
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) Documentum
7 6 (22.22%) IBM
8 5 (18.52%) Windows
8 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
9 4 (14.81%) Content Management
9 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
9 4 (14.81%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) Intranet
10 3 (11.11%) Internet
10 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (11.11%) Marketing
11 2 (7.41%) JIRA
11 2 (7.41%) Retail
11 2 (7.41%) Copywriting
11 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce

RoboHelp
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 8 (29.63%) FileNet
2 6 (22.22%) Documentum
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 9 (33.33%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.70%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Intranet
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Banking
3 7 (25.93%) Investment Banking
4 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (11.11%) Marketing
6 2 (7.41%) Retail
6 2 (7.41%) Publishing
6 2 (7.41%) Games
7 1 (3.70%) Law
7 1 (3.70%) Legal
7 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Author
2 15 (55.56%) Technical Author
3 9 (33.33%) IT Trainer
3 9 (33.33%) Trainer
4 5 (18.52%) Technical Writer
5 2 (7.41%) Training Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) XHTML
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) E-Learning
2 2 (7.41%) Copywriting
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
1 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Document Management
2 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Content Management
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) ITSM
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Adobe
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) Lotus