The table below looks at the statistics for Robotium skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Robotium over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Robotium
Rank 614 635 624
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Contract jobs citing Robotium 7 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.085% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
Median daily rate £325 £380 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8272 8259 7387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.62% 14.96% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5560 5556 5092
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 183 119
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.72 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Robotium
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Robotium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Robotium Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Robotium
Daily Rate Trend

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

Robotium Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Robotium
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Robotium within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Robotium Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Robotium
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Robotium within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 7 £325 -14.47% 9
London 0 5 £325 -18.34% 7
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £450 - 2
Nottingham - 2 £450 - 1

Robotium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Robotium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Robotium.

1 28 (87.50%) Android
2 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) Android Development
4 17 (53.13%) Robolectric
5 16 (50.00%) TDD
5 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 15 (46.88%) Automated Testing
6 15 (46.88%) Google
6 15 (46.88%) Appium
6 15 (46.88%) Google Play
7 14 (43.75%) Apple iOS
7 14 (43.75%) REST
7 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
7 14 (43.75%) Pair Programming
8 13 (40.63%) Java
8 13 (40.63%) JUnit
8 13 (40.63%) JSON
8 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
9 12 (37.50%) User Experience
9 12 (37.50%) Ruby
9 12 (37.50%) Web Services
10 11 (34.38%) Gradle
11 10 (31.25%) Mockito
11 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
12 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
12 9 (28.13%) RESTful
12 9 (28.13%) QA
12 9 (28.13%) SQLite
12 9 (28.13%) Usability Testing

Robotium
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Robolectric
2 15 (46.88%) Appium
3 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
4 13 (40.63%) JUnit
5 11 (34.38%) Gradle
6 10 (31.25%) Mockito
7 8 (25.00%) git-flow
7 8 (25.00%) Hamcrest
7 8 (25.00%) jMock
8 7 (21.88%) Mechanoid
9 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
9 6 (18.75%) Selenium
10 5 (15.63%) Protractor
10 5 (15.63%) SpecFlow
10 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
10 5 (15.63%) Xcode
11 4 (12.50%) Robot Framework
11 4 (12.50%) Subversion
12 3 (9.38%) Calabash
General
1 3 (9.38%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Android Developer
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Senior Android Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Senior Developer
3 5 (15.63%) QA Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Android Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Android Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) iOS Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Android Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Android Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) REST
2 13 (40.63%) JSON
3 12 (37.50%) Web Services
4 9 (28.13%) RESTful
5 7 (21.88%) ActionBarSherlock
6 5 (15.63%) iOS SDK
6 5 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (12.50%) CSS
7 4 (12.50%) HTML
8 3 (9.38%) XML
9 2 (6.25%) RoboGuice
10 1 (3.13%) Android NDK
10 1 (3.13%) Android SDK
10 1 (3.13%) JNI
10 1 (3.13%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Streaming Media
3 2 (6.25%) Fintech
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Android
2 14 (43.75%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Android Development
3 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 16 (50.00%) TDD
4 15 (46.88%) Automated Testing
5 14 (43.75%) Pair Programming
6 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
7 9 (28.13%) BDD
7 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
7 9 (28.13%) Usability Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Analytics
8 8 (25.00%) Code Coverage
8 8 (25.00%) SOLID
8 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Webhook
10 6 (18.75%) OOP
11 5 (15.63%) Exploratory Testing
11 5 (15.63%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) Ruby
3 9 (28.13%) Python
4 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 5 (15.63%) C#
5 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Google
2 8 (25.00%) Facebook
3 7 (21.88%) Optimizely
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