The table below looks at the statistics for Robotium skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Robotium over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Robotium
Rank 599 565 552
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -13
Contract jobs citing Robotium 9 38 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.071% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.56% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £279 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7396 6827 5560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.22% 12.69% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4872 4339 3447
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 154 156
Average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.46% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £31.50 £23.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.01 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

Robotium
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Robotium within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Robotium within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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 -46 7 £425 +21.42% 2
London -29 4 £425 +30.76%
Bristol - 3 £425 - 1
South West - 3 £425 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £425 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
City of London -14 1 - -

Robotium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Robotium 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 Robotium.

1 24 (92.31%) Java
1 24 (92.31%) Android
2 21 (80.77%) Android Development
3 18 (69.23%) Robolectric
4 16 (61.54%) OO
5 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (50.00%) TDD
7 12 (46.15%) Automated Testing
7 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
8 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
9 9 (34.62%) uiautomator
10 8 (30.77%) Appium
10 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
11 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
11 7 (26.92%) OOP
11 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
12 6 (23.08%) Calabash
12 6 (23.08%) BDD
12 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
12 6 (23.08%) Finance
13 5 (19.23%) Scrum
13 5 (19.23%) Banking
13 5 (19.23%) Software Architecture
13 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
13 5 (19.23%) Android SDK
13 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
13 5 (19.23%) User Experience
13 5 (19.23%) API Design
14 4 (15.38%) RoboGuice

Robotium
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Robotium 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 Robotium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) uiautomator
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Robolectric
2 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 8 (30.77%) Appium
4 6 (23.08%) Calabash
5 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
6 3 (11.54%) Mechanoid
6 3 (11.54%) Mockito
6 3 (11.54%) Artifactory
6 3 (11.54%) Selenium
6 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (11.54%) Ant
6 3 (11.54%) Subversion
6 3 (11.54%) Maven
7 2 (7.69%) JIRA
7 2 (7.69%) TestNG
7 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.85%) Android Studio
8 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Publishing
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
1 18 (69.23%) Android Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Android Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Android SDK
2 4 (15.38%) RoboGuice
3 3 (11.54%) ActionBarSherlock
3 3 (11.54%) Android NDK
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) JNI
3 3 (11.54%) JSON
3 3 (11.54%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
2 5 (19.23%) User Experience
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Android
2 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Phone
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Phone 7
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Android Development
2 16 (61.54%) OO
3 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (50.00%) TDD
5 12 (46.15%) Automated Testing
6 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
8 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
8 7 (26.92%) OOP
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 6 (23.08%) BDD
10 5 (19.23%) Software Architecture
10 5 (19.23%) API Design
10 5 (19.23%) Scrum
11 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
12 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (11.54%) OOD
12 3 (11.54%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (11.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Google
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