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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Robotium
Rank 633 596 575
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -21
Contract jobs citing Robotium 10 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.026% 0.069%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.20% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 24
Median daily rate £425 £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £455 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £400
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
8217 7051 6825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 13.01% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5651 4615 4417
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 129 155
Median hourly rate £42.13 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.85% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £21.99 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -10 10 £425 +5.59% 2
London +6 9 £463 +14.90% 2
City of London +43 4 £425 - 1
South East -20 1 £350 -
Berkshire - 1 £350 -

Robotium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 12 (85.71%) Android
2 11 (78.57%) Appium
3 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (57.14%) Java
6 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (50.00%) Mockito
6 7 (50.00%) Gradle
6 7 (50.00%) Android Development
7 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
7 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
7 6 (42.86%) REST
7 6 (42.86%) JSON
7 6 (42.86%) QA
8 5 (35.71%) Selenium
8 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
8 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
8 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
8 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (35.71%) TDD
8 5 (35.71%) Pair Programming
8 5 (35.71%) Scrum
9 4 (28.57%) Xcode
9 4 (28.57%) JUnit
9 4 (28.57%) Google
9 4 (28.57%) User Stories
9 4 (28.57%) Android SDK
9 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
9 4 (28.57%) Robolectric
9 4 (28.57%) Google Play

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 4 (28.57%) Google Play
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Appium
2 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (50.00%) Gradle
2 7 (50.00%) Mockito
3 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 4 (28.57%) JUnit
5 4 (28.57%) Robolectric
5 4 (28.57%) Xcode
6 3 (21.43%) Ant
6 3 (21.43%) Artifactory
6 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (21.43%) git-flow
6 3 (21.43%) Hamcrest
6 3 (21.43%) jMock
6 3 (21.43%) Maven
6 3 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (21.43%) Subversion
6 3 (21.43%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (21.43%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Android Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) QA Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior QA Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Android Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) JSON
1 6 (42.86%) REST
2 4 (28.57%) Android SDK
3 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (21.43%) RESTful
3 3 (21.43%) RoboGuice
4 2 (14.29%) iOS SDK
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) ActionBarSherlock
5 1 (7.14%) Android NDK
5 1 (7.14%) JNI
5 1 (7.14%) RxJava
5 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Android
2 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Android Development
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Pair Programming
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 4 (28.57%) User Stories
6 3 (21.43%) Analytics
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) Code Coverage
6 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (21.43%) SOLID
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow
8 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.14%) OO
8 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Groovy
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) Facebook
3 2 (14.29%) Optimizely