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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Robotium
Rank 626 659 626
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -33
Contract jobs citing Robotium 21 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.012% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.085% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 12
Median daily rate £500 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
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
8861 8276 7365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.75% 14.26% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5952 5458 4861
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 195 120
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.75 £71.00
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 24 September 2016.

Robotium Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Robotium
Top 14 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 24 September 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 +24 21 £500 +25.00% 5
London +5 9 £525 +50.00% 3
South West +18 6 £513 +20.58%
Bristol +1 6 £513 +20.58%
Manchester - 3 £428 -
Salford - 3 £428 -
North West - 3 £428 -
South East - 2 £300 -
Hampshire - 2 £300 -
City of London +15 1 £550 +57.14% 1
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 2
Southampton - 1 £300 -
Nottingham - 1 £450 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 - 2

Robotium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 38 (88.37%) Android
2 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (60.47%) Appium
4 25 (58.14%) Android Development
4 25 (58.14%) Automated Testing
5 23 (53.49%) Google
5 23 (53.49%) TDD
5 23 (53.49%) Apple iOS
5 23 (53.49%) Robolectric
5 23 (53.49%) Google Play
6 22 (51.16%) Pair Programming
7 20 (46.51%) E-Commerce
7 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
8 19 (44.19%) REST
8 19 (44.19%) JUnit
8 19 (44.19%) JSON
9 17 (39.53%) Ruby
9 17 (39.53%) Mockito
9 17 (39.53%) Gradle
9 17 (39.53%) Jenkins
10 16 (37.21%) Automation Testing
10 16 (37.21%) Java
11 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (34.88%) RESTful
12 14 (32.56%) Hamcrest
12 14 (32.56%) Analytics
12 14 (32.56%) Facebook
12 14 (32.56%) Code Coverage
12 14 (32.56%) QA
12 14 (32.56%) jMock

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 23 (53.49%) Google Play
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (60.47%) Appium
2 23 (53.49%) Robolectric
3 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
4 19 (44.19%) JUnit
5 17 (39.53%) Gradle
5 17 (39.53%) Jenkins
5 17 (39.53%) Mockito
6 14 (32.56%) git-flow
6 14 (32.56%) Hamcrest
6 14 (32.56%) jMock
7 10 (23.26%) Cucumber
7 10 (23.26%) Selenium
8 9 (20.93%) Xcode
9 8 (18.60%) Mechanoid
9 8 (18.60%) WebDriver
10 5 (11.63%) Calabash
10 5 (11.63%) Protractor
10 5 (11.63%) SpecFlow
11 4 (9.30%) Subversion
12 3 (6.98%) Hudson
General
1 3 (6.98%) Publishing
1 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Android Developer
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Senior Android Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Senior Developer
3 10 (23.26%) QA Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) QA Test Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Android Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior QA Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Android Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) iOS Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Android Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) JSON
1 19 (44.19%) REST
2 15 (34.88%) RESTful
3 13 (30.23%) Web Services
4 10 (23.26%) iOS SDK
5 8 (18.60%) ActionBarSherlock
5 8 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (9.30%) XML
7 3 (6.98%) CSS
7 3 (6.98%) HTML
8 2 (4.65%) Android SDK
8 2 (4.65%) RoboGuice
9 1 (2.33%) Android NDK
9 1 (2.33%) JNI
9 1 (2.33%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Streaming Media
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Android
2 23 (53.49%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) Android Development
2 25 (58.14%) Automated Testing
3 23 (53.49%) TDD
4 22 (51.16%) Pair Programming
5 20 (46.51%) E-Commerce
6 16 (37.21%) Automation Testing
7 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (32.56%) Analytics
8 14 (32.56%) Code Coverage
8 14 (32.56%) SOLID
9 13 (30.23%) Unit Testing
10 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
11 11 (25.58%) BDD
11 11 (25.58%) Webhook
12 9 (20.93%) Integration Testing
12 9 (20.93%) iOS Development
12 9 (20.93%) Usability Testing
13 8 (18.60%) Exploratory Testing
14 7 (16.28%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Ruby
2 16 (37.21%) Java
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 10 (23.26%) Python
5 5 (11.63%) C#
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.98%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.33%) Groovy
8 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.33%) VBScript
8 1 (2.33%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Google
2 14 (32.56%) Facebook
3 11 (25.58%) Optimizely
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