The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Development 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Robotium
Rank 552 542 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Robotium 35 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.004% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.037% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 1 0
Average daily rate £419 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

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
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 18 April 2014.

Robotium Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Robotium
Top 3 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -54 34 £413 +7.14% 6
London +7 31 £419 +8.76% 5
City of London 0 14 £425 +10.38% 3

Robotium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 44 (86.27%) Calabash
2 35 (68.63%) Test Automation
3 31 (60.78%) Android
3 31 (60.78%) Selenium
4 28 (54.90%) Cucumber
5 26 (50.98%) BDD
5 26 (50.98%) Apple iOS
6 24 (47.06%) Java
7 23 (45.10%) TDD
8 22 (43.14%) Mobile App
9 20 (39.22%) Ruby
10 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (35.29%) Web Services
10 18 (35.29%) QA
11 17 (33.33%) WebDriver
12 16 (31.37%) JBehave
13 15 (29.41%) eggPlant
14 14 (27.45%) SOAP
14 14 (27.45%) Finance
15 11 (21.57%) SOA
15 11 (21.57%) Automated Testing
15 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
16 10 (19.61%) REST
17 9 (17.65%) Scrum
18 8 (15.69%) Python
19 7 (13.73%) Banking
19 7 (13.73%) Groovy
19 7 (13.73%) Android SDK
19 7 (13.73%) Mobile Banking
20 6 (11.76%) Jenkins

Robotium
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (86.27%) Calabash
2 31 (60.78%) Selenium
3 28 (54.90%) Cucumber
4 17 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 16 (31.37%) JBehave
6 15 (29.41%) eggPlant
7 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
8 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
9 5 (9.80%) JUnit
9 5 (9.80%) JIRA
9 5 (9.80%) TeamCity
9 5 (9.80%) SoapUI
10 4 (7.84%) TestNG
10 4 (7.84%) Xcode
11 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
11 3 (5.88%) IntelliJ
11 3 (5.88%) Hudson
12 1 (1.96%) WinRunner
12 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
12 1 (1.96%) JMeter
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Tester
2 13 (25.49%) Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Mobile Tester
4 6 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 6 (11.76%) Automation Tester
5 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Tester
8 2 (3.92%) QA Leader
9 1 (1.96%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Senior QA Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior QA Tester
9 1 (1.96%) Engineering Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.96%) QA Tester
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Tester
9 1 (1.96%) Test Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Manual Tester
9 1 (1.96%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) Web Services
2 14 (27.45%) SOAP
3 10 (19.61%) REST
4 7 (13.73%) Android SDK
5 5 (9.80%) iOS SDK
6 3 (5.88%) RESTful
7 2 (3.92%) XML
8 1 (1.96%) J2EE
8 1 (1.96%) HTML
8 1 (1.96%) J2SE
8 1 (1.96%) WSDL
8 1 (1.96%) JSON
8 1 (1.96%) HTML5
8 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.73%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (9.80%) IPTV
3 5 (9.80%) Open Source
3 5 (9.80%) Video on Demand
4 4 (7.84%) iPad
4 4 (7.84%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (7.84%) iPhone
4 4 (7.84%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
6 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (60.78%) Android
2 26 (50.98%) Apple iOS
3 6 (11.76%) UNIX
4 4 (7.84%) Windows
5 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Test Automation
2 26 (50.98%) BDD
3 23 (45.10%) TDD
4 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.57%) SOA
5 11 (21.57%) Automated Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Scrum
7 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.84%) Automation Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Web Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Manual Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.96%) ITIL
11 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.96%) OO
11 1 (1.96%) Service Management
11 1 (1.96%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) Java
2 20 (39.22%) Ruby
3 8 (15.69%) Python
4 7 (13.73%) Groovy
5 4 (7.84%) C#
5 4 (7.84%) Perl
6 3 (5.88%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.92%) Korn
7 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (35.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Perforce
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) HP
2 1 (1.96%) Apple
London
Experis IT
Rate: £250 - £315 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago