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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Robot Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Robot Framework over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Robot Framework
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 668 591 614
Rank change year-on-year -77 +23 +174
Contract jobs citing Robot Framework 93 30 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.065% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 0.38% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 19 9
10th Percentile £410 £366 £373
25th Percentile £469 £373 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £528 £560 £500
Median % change year-on-year -5.71% +12.00% +8.11%
75th Percentile £625 £625 £550
90th Percentile £763 £720 £595
UK median daily rate £521 £560 £500
% change year-on-year -7.05% +12.00% +16.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £41.25
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
75th Percentile - - £43.75
90th Percentile - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £42.50

Robot Framework is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 12,199 7,833 7,910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.49% 16.91% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,610 5,242 5,510
10th Percentile £400 £350 £338
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.01%
75th Percentile £663 £588 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 150 114
10th Percentile £38.25 £27.25 £19.15
25th Percentile £39.75 £40.25 £37.19
Median hourly rate £52.50 £49.25 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +6.60% +3.68% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65.42 £57.50 £52.50
90th Percentile £77.00 £65.50 £62.48
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +14.13% -3.16% +7.51%

Robot Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Robot Framework as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Robot Framework in England

Robot Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Robot Framework in England.

Daily rate trend for Robot Framework in England

Robot Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Robot Framework in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Robot Framework in England

Robot Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Robot Framework in England.

Hourly rate trend for Robot Framework in England

Robot Framework
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Robot Framework within the England region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -85 36 £625 +2.04% 4
South East -13 22 £545 +47.30% 5
North of England -36 13 £488 +21.88%
South West - 11 £500 - 2
North East - 6 - -
Yorkshire -29 5 £500 +25.00%
East of England -28 3 £500 -2.44% 2
East Midlands -19 2 £420 -
Midlands -48 2 £420 - 1
North West - 2 £488 -
Robot Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Robot Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Robot Framework.

1 72 (77.42%) Agile
1 72 (77.42%) Test Automation
2 66 (70.97%) Selenium
3 52 (55.91%) Python
4 47 (50.54%) Jenkins
5 41 (44.09%) DevOps
5 41 (44.09%) Scrum
6 39 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (37.63%) JavaScript
7 35 (37.63%) SDLC
7 35 (37.63%) Ansible
8 34 (36.56%) CI/CD
9 33 (35.48%) Java
10 32 (34.41%) Cucumber
11 30 (32.26%) Security Cleared
12 28 (30.11%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (30.11%) JSON
12 28 (30.11%) TDD
13 26 (27.96%) Finance
14 25 (26.88%) Social Skills
15 24 (25.81%) Kanban
15 24 (25.81%) C#
16 23 (24.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 23 (24.73%) AppDynamics
16 23 (24.73%) Splunk
17 22 (23.66%) SQL
17 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
17 22 (23.66%) Linux
18 21 (22.58%) Windows
18 21 (22.58%) DV Cleared

Robot Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (16.13%) IIS
2 7 (7.53%) Confluence
3 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 11 (11.83%) SunGard Martini
2 1 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.43%) Azure
2 18 (19.35%) PaaS
3 15 (16.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 15 (16.13%) IaaS
4 14 (15.05%) NuGet
5 8 (8.60%) Tricentis Tosca
6 7 (7.53%) Slack
7 6 (6.45%) BrowserStack
8 1 (1.08%) AWS
8 1 (1.08%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.43%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.53%) HTTP
2 7 (7.53%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.15%) IPv4
3 2 (2.15%) IPv6
3 2 (2.15%) Multicast
3 2 (2.15%) PPP
3 2 (2.15%) UPnP
3 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.15%) xDSL
4 1 (1.08%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 12 (12.90%) Oracle Database 12c
2 12 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.53%) Data Mining
3 7 (7.53%) DB2
3 7 (7.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 66 (70.97%) Selenium
2 47 (50.54%) Jenkins
3 32 (34.41%) Cucumber
4 21 (22.58%) SonarQube
5 17 (18.28%) Git (software)
6 15 (16.13%) Bitbucket
7 14 (15.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (15.05%) TestRail
8 13 (13.98%) SoapUI
9 12 (12.90%) Artifactory
9 12 (12.90%) CppUnit
9 12 (12.90%) JIRA
9 12 (12.90%) Subversion
9 12 (12.90%) TeamCity
9 12 (12.90%) Visual Studio
10 11 (11.83%) Oracle APEX
11 9 (9.68%) REST Assured
12 8 (8.60%) Maven
13 7 (7.53%) HP UFT
13 7 (7.53%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (27.96%) Finance
2 25 (26.88%) Social Skills
3 20 (21.51%) Banking
4 15 (16.13%) Back Office
5 14 (15.05%) Front Office
6 11 (11.83%) Investment Banking
7 9 (9.68%) Public Sector
8 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.15%) Retail Banking
9 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
10 1 (1.08%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.08%) Police
10 1 (1.08%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Developer
2 18 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (19.35%) Test Engineer
2 18 (19.35%) Tester
3 13 (13.98%) Automation Tester
4 12 (12.90%) C++ Developer
5 11 (11.83%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
6 8 (8.60%) Test Automation Developer
7 5 (5.38%) QA Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Tester
7 5 (5.38%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Python Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Automation Tester
9 3 (3.23%) Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.15%) Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (2.15%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.11%) JSON
2 20 (21.51%) REST
3 16 (17.20%) CSS
3 16 (17.20%) HTML
4 12 (12.90%) .NET
4 12 (12.90%) .NET Core
4 12 (12.90%) .NET Framework
4 12 (12.90%) AngularJS
4 12 (12.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (12.90%) gRPC
4 12 (12.90%) STL
4 12 (12.90%) XML
5 9 (9.68%) WireMock
6 8 (8.60%) SOAP
6 8 (8.60%) Web Services
7 7 (7.53%) RESTful
8 1 (1.08%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Cloud Native
2 15 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.53%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.53%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (6.45%) W3C
5 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.66%) Linux
2 21 (22.58%) Windows
3 17 (18.28%) Unix
4 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.08%) Android
5 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (77.42%) Agile
1 72 (77.42%) Test Automation
2 41 (44.09%) DevOps
2 41 (44.09%) Scrum
3 39 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (37.63%) SDLC
5 34 (36.56%) CI/CD
6 28 (30.11%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (30.11%) TDD
7 24 (25.81%) Kanban
8 23 (24.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 21 (22.58%) Microservices
10 20 (21.51%) Release Management
11 19 (20.43%) Software Testing
12 17 (18.28%) Configuration Management
12 17 (18.28%) Mentoring
12 17 (18.28%) Test Scripting
13 16 (17.20%) Release Automation
14 15 (16.13%) Regression Testing
15 14 (15.05%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (55.91%) Python
2 35 (37.63%) JavaScript
3 33 (35.48%) Java
4 24 (25.81%) C#
5 22 (23.66%) SQL
6 15 (16.13%) C++
7 6 (6.45%) Bash
8 3 (3.23%) C
8 3 (3.23%) Dart
9 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.15%) Ruby
10 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.58%) DV Cleared
3 16 (17.20%) ISTQB
3 16 (17.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (10.75%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.38%) Degree
6 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) QA
2 6 (6.45%) Accessibility
2 6 (6.45%) WCAG
3 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.08%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 18 (19.35%) Docker
2 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (37.63%) Ansible
2 17 (18.28%) Kubernetes
3 16 (17.20%) Netcool
3 16 (17.20%) Puppet
3 16 (17.20%) Terraform
4 12 (12.90%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) AppDynamics
1 23 (24.73%) Splunk
2 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.43%) Oracle
3 14 (15.05%) New Relic
4 11 (11.83%) FIS
4 11 (11.83%) SunGard
5 7 (7.53%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.08%) BMC
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.08%) Remedy
6 1 (1.08%) VMware