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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Robotium
Rank 620 643 616
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -27
Contract jobs citing Robotium 30 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.019% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 13
Median daily rate £520 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.06% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £350 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £387
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
8909 7811 7155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.30% 13.57% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6011 5131 4571
Median daily rate £430 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 145 132
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.07 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 23 August 2016.

Robotium Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Robotium
Top 13 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 23 August 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 30 £520 +26.06% 9
London +1 16 £525 +50.00% 8
South West +11 8 £500 +17.64%
Bristol -2 8 £500 +17.64%
North West - 3 £428 -
South East - 3 £363 -
Salford - 3 £428 -
Manchester - 3 £428 -
Hampshire - 2 £300 -
City of London +40 1 £550 +57.14%
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Southampton - 1 £300 -
Oxford - 1 £425 -

Robotium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 37 (94.87%) Android
2 26 (66.67%) Appium
3 25 (64.10%) Automated Testing
4 24 (61.54%) Android Development
5 23 (58.97%) Apple iOS
5 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (58.97%) Google
5 23 (58.97%) Google Play
6 22 (56.41%) TDD
6 22 (56.41%) Pair Programming
6 22 (56.41%) Robolectric
7 20 (51.28%) E-Commerce
8 19 (48.72%) JSON
8 19 (48.72%) REST
8 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
9 18 (46.15%) JUnit
10 17 (43.59%) Mockito
10 17 (43.59%) Ruby
11 16 (41.03%) Automation Testing
11 16 (41.03%) Gradle
11 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
12 15 (38.46%) RESTful
12 15 (38.46%) Java
12 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (35.90%) jMock
13 14 (35.90%) Code Coverage
13 14 (35.90%) Hamcrest
13 14 (35.90%) Facebook
13 14 (35.90%) git-flow
13 14 (35.90%) Analytics

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 (58.97%) Google Play
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (66.67%) Appium
2 22 (56.41%) Robolectric
3 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
4 18 (46.15%) JUnit
5 17 (43.59%) Mockito
6 16 (41.03%) Gradle
6 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
7 14 (35.90%) git-flow
7 14 (35.90%) Hamcrest
7 14 (35.90%) jMock
8 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
8 10 (25.64%) Selenium
9 9 (23.08%) Xcode
10 8 (20.51%) Mechanoid
10 8 (20.51%) WebDriver
11 5 (12.82%) Calabash
11 5 (12.82%) Protractor
11 5 (12.82%) SpecFlow
12 4 (10.26%) Subversion
13 3 (7.69%) Hudson
General
1 3 (7.69%) Publishing
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Android Developer
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) QA Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Senior Android Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Senior Developer
3 6 (15.38%) QA Test Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Android Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) QA Automation Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior QA Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Android Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) iOS Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) JSON
1 19 (48.72%) REST
2 15 (38.46%) RESTful
3 12 (30.77%) Web Services
4 10 (25.64%) iOS SDK
5 8 (20.51%) ActionBarSherlock
5 8 (20.51%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (10.26%) XML
7 2 (5.13%) Android SDK
7 2 (5.13%) RoboGuice
8 1 (2.56%) Android NDK
8 1 (2.56%) JNI
8 1 (2.56%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Streaming Media
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (94.87%) Android
2 23 (58.97%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Automated Testing
2 24 (61.54%) Android Development
3 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (56.41%) Pair Programming
4 22 (56.41%) TDD
5 20 (51.28%) E-Commerce
6 16 (41.03%) Automation Testing
7 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (35.90%) Analytics
8 14 (35.90%) Code Coverage
8 14 (35.90%) SOLID
9 13 (33.33%) Unit Testing
10 11 (28.21%) BDD
10 11 (28.21%) Webhook
11 9 (23.08%) iOS Development
11 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
12 8 (20.51%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (20.51%) Integration Testing
12 8 (20.51%) Usability Testing
13 7 (17.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Ruby
2 15 (38.46%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.56%) Groovy
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.56%) VBScript
7 1 (2.56%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Google
2 14 (35.90%) Facebook
3 11 (28.21%) Optimizely