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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Robotium
Rank 587 569 546
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -23
Contract jobs citing Robotium 15 35 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.062% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.51% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 1
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£400 £419 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +8.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £413 -
% change year-on-year
-11.51% -
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
7247 6920 5384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.95% 12.31% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4637 4404 3416
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 127 141
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.82 £31.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £58.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 15 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 21 April 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 -16 14 £401 -2.72% 7
London -18 10 £401 -4.17% 1
South East -5 2 - - 3
City of London +6 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £365 -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
Reading - - - - 1
Warwick - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -

Robotium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 31 (93.94%) Android
2 27 (81.82%) Java
3 24 (72.73%) Android Development
4 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 18 (54.55%) Automated Testing
4 18 (54.55%) OO
5 15 (45.45%) Appium
6 14 (42.42%) Robolectric
6 14 (42.42%) Unit Testing
7 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (36.36%) TDD
9 11 (33.33%) Android SDK
9 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 10 (30.30%) RoboGuice
10 10 (30.30%) OOP
10 10 (30.30%) REST
11 9 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (27.27%) Mockito
11 9 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (27.27%) JNI
11 9 (27.27%) Maven
11 9 (27.27%) JSON
11 9 (27.27%) Publishing
11 9 (27.27%) Subversion
11 9 (27.27%) Ant
11 9 (27.27%) Artifactory
11 9 (27.27%) Android NDK
12 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
12 8 (24.24%) uiautomator

Robotium
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 8 (24.24%) uiautomator
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 15 (45.45%) Appium
3 14 (42.42%) Robolectric
4 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 9 (27.27%) Mockito
5 9 (27.27%) Ant
5 9 (27.27%) Subversion
5 9 (27.27%) Maven
5 9 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (27.27%) Artifactory
6 6 (18.18%) Calabash
7 4 (12.12%) Selenium
8 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
8 2 (6.06%) TestNG
8 2 (6.06%) JIRA
8 2 (6.06%) Android Studio
8 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.03%) Gradle
9 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 9 (27.27%) Publishing
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
1 21 (63.64%) Android Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Senior Android Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Tester
4 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 10 (30.30%) REST
2 10 (30.30%) RoboGuice
3 9 (27.27%) Android NDK
3 9 (27.27%) JNI
3 9 (27.27%) JSON
4 4 (12.12%) iOS SDK
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.03%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Android
2 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Android Development
2 18 (54.55%) OO
2 18 (54.55%) Automated Testing
3 14 (42.42%) Unit Testing
4 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (36.36%) TDD
6 10 (30.30%) OOP
7 9 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
8 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
9 5 (15.15%) BDD
10 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.12%) User Stories
11 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
11 3 (9.09%) iOS Development
11 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 3 (9.09%) Scrum
12 2 (6.06%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Apple
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