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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Robotium
UK
Rank 592 607 595
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing Robotium 3 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.022% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.041% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 14
Median daily rate £460 £380 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% +7.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £380 £355
% change year-on-year
- +7.04%
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
7396 7466 6775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.52% 14.96% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4943 4989 4632
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 193 123
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.95 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.46 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.06 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +8.10%

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
Top 2 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 17 January 2017. 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 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
London +11 3 £460 +16.16% 4
England +6 3 £460 +21.05% 4

Robotium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 (75.00%) Android
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Android Development
4 8 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) Web Services
5 7 (43.75%) User Experience
6 6 (37.50%) Robolectric
6 6 (37.50%) SQLite
6 6 (37.50%) Usability Testing
6 6 (37.50%) REST
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (31.25%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) Scrum
8 4 (25.00%) CSS
8 4 (25.00%) Google
8 4 (25.00%) Python
8 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (25.00%) OOP
8 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (25.00%) QA
8 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (25.00%) Robot Framework
8 4 (25.00%) ActionBarSherlock
8 4 (25.00%) Mechanoid
8 4 (25.00%) Android Studio
8 4 (25.00%) Docker
8 4 (25.00%) 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 (25.00%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Robolectric
2 4 (25.00%) Android Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Mechanoid
2 4 (25.00%) Robot Framework
3 3 (18.75%) Calabash
3 3 (18.75%) Gradle
3 3 (18.75%) JUnit
4 2 (12.50%) Appium
4 2 (12.50%) Mockito
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
5 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.25%) Hudson
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Android Developer
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Android Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Android Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Android Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Android Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Android Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) REST
3 4 (25.00%) ActionBarSherlock
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) RoboGuice
6 1 (6.25%) Android NDK
6 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
6 1 (6.25%) JNI
6 1 (6.25%) RESTful
6 1 (6.25%) RxJava
6 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Fintech
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (6.25%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Android Development
3 8 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Usability Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (25.00%) OOP
6 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (18.75%) Mobile Development
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 2 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 1 (6.25%) DRM
9 1 (6.25%) OO
9 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Google