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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Robotium
Rank 584 571 589
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing Robotium 12 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.021% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
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£350 £388 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +210.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 -
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -
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
7215 6268 6379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.73% 11.88% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4772 4045 3562
Average daily rate £400 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 133 218
Average hourly rate £37.78 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

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 17 September 2014.

Robotium Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Robotium
Top 7 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 17 September 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
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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
London +13 9 £373 -6.87% 5
England -21 9 £373 -3.87% 6
City of London +19 3 £370 -4.51% 3
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -

Robotium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (81.25%) Calabash
3 35 (72.92%) Android
4 26 (54.17%) Test Automation
4 26 (54.17%) Apple iOS
5 20 (41.67%) Java
6 19 (39.58%) BDD
7 17 (35.42%) Mobile App
7 17 (35.42%) TDD
8 16 (33.33%) QA
9 15 (31.25%) Cucumber
9 15 (31.25%) Ruby
9 15 (31.25%) Web Services
10 14 (29.17%) eggPlant
10 14 (29.17%) Selenium
10 14 (29.17%) JBehave
11 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
11 13 (27.08%) SOAP
12 12 (25.00%) Scrum
13 11 (22.92%) Finance
14 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (18.75%) Automation Testing
15 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
15 8 (16.67%) SOA
16 7 (14.58%) Android SDK
17 6 (12.50%) REST
17 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
17 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
17 6 (12.50%) Open Source
17 6 (12.50%) Regression Testing

Robotium
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (81.25%) Calabash
2 15 (31.25%) Cucumber
3 14 (29.17%) eggPlant
3 14 (29.17%) Selenium
3 14 (29.17%) JBehave
4 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 5 (10.42%) JIRA
7 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
8 3 (6.25%) Xcode
8 3 (6.25%) IntelliJ
8 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
9 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
9 2 (4.17%) JMeter
10 1 (2.08%) Subversion
10 1 (2.08%) WinRunner
10 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.08%) Ant
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Tester
2 9 (18.75%) Test Leader
2 9 (18.75%) Automation Tester
2 9 (18.75%) Mobile Tester
3 6 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Senior Tester
5 1 (2.08%) Test Specialist
5 1 (2.08%) QA Tester
5 1 (2.08%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (2.08%) Applications Tester
5 1 (2.08%) Consultant
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Web Services
2 13 (27.08%) SOAP
3 7 (14.58%) Android SDK
4 6 (12.50%) REST
5 5 (10.42%) iOS SDK
6 4 (8.33%) RESTful
7 2 (4.17%) XML
8 1 (2.08%) JSON
8 1 (2.08%) J2SE
8 1 (2.08%) J2EE
8 1 (2.08%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.50%) Open Source
3 4 (8.33%) Video on Demand
3 4 (8.33%) Over-the-Top Content
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) IPTV
3 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.25%) Handset
5 2 (4.17%) iPad
5 2 (4.17%) iPhone
5 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Android
2 26 (54.17%) Apple iOS
3 5 (10.42%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) Linux
5 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (54.17%) Test Automation
3 19 (39.58%) BDD
4 17 (35.42%) TDD
5 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
6 12 (25.00%) Scrum
7 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (18.75%) Automation Testing
8 8 (16.67%) SOA
9 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.33%) Test Planning
10 4 (8.33%) OO
11 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
12 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
12 2 (4.17%) iOS Development
12 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) Ruby
3 4 (8.33%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.25%) Groovy
5 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (4.17%) Korn
5 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.08%) XPath
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
6 1 (2.08%) VBScript
6 1 (2.08%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Perforce
2 1 (2.08%) HP
2 1 (2.08%) Apple
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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