The table below looks at the statistics for Robotlegs skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Robotlegs over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Robotlegs
Rank 628 608 584
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -24
Contract jobs citing Robotlegs 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.030% 0.013% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £245 -
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16449 15532 15196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.80% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11194 9877 9773
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 213 261
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Robotlegs
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Robotlegs within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Robotlegs Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Robotlegs
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Robotlegs within the UK.

Robotlegs Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Robotlegs
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Robotlegs within the UK.

Robotlegs Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Robotlegs
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Robotlegs within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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
London +11 5 £375 -21.05% 1
England -1 5 £375 +4.16% 1

Robotlegs
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Robotlegs 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 Robotlegs.

1 8 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 8 (100.00%) PureMVC
1 8 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Apache Flex
3 6 (75.00%) Ruby
3 6 (75.00%) FlexUnit
3 6 (75.00%) Parsley
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Flash
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) Animation
6 2 (25.00%) Flash Games
6 2 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (25.00%) Adobe
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Games
6 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) UML
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) Apache
6 2 (25.00%) PHP

Robotlegs
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Robotlegs 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 Robotlegs. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) FlexUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Flash Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Flex Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) PureMVC
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Apache Flex
3 6 (75.00%) Parsley
4 4 (50.00%) Flash
5 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Animation
1 2 (25.00%) Flash Games
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 8 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe