Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Robotics in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Robotics over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Robotics
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 700 740 853
Rank change year-on-year +40 +113 +11
Contract jobs citing Robotics 152 83 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.093% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.27% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 47 14
England median daily rate £550 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £345 £323 £436
90th Percentile £756 £738 £614
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £538
% change year-on-year +4.76% -2.33% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £19.90 £28.38 £25.05
90th Percentile £49.00 £30.13 £42.15
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -

Robotics is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32,143 30,658 34,505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.43% 34.48% 34.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,037 20,093 22,822
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £281 £271 £256
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 980 972 1,141
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £46.88
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.59
% change year-on-year +4.88% -0.41% +10.05%

Robotics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Robotics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Robotics in England

Robotics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Robotics in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Robotics in England

Robotics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Robotics in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Robotics in England

Robotics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Robotics in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Robotics in England

Robotics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Robotics in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Robotics in England

Robotics
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 Robotics within the England region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
London -6 70 £600 +9.09% 27
South East +11 31 £475 -3.06% 16
Midlands +4 20 £425 +17.24% 12
North of England -17 16 £500 +11.11% 7
South West -2 14 £450 - 13
North West -3 13 £519 - 1
West Midlands -16 12 £400 +14.29% 11
East Midlands +9 8 £588 - 1
East of England +1 2 - - 40
North East - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -12 1 £500 +11.11% 5
Robotics
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Robotics 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 Robotics.

1 64 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (40.13%) Robotic Process Automation
3 50 (32.89%) Finance
4 36 (23.68%) Blue Prism
5 34 (22.37%) Artificial Intelligence
6 33 (21.71%) UiPath
7 30 (19.74%) Banking
8 29 (19.08%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (19.08%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (18.42%) SQL
10 27 (17.76%) Python
11 23 (15.13%) C#
12 22 (14.47%) Test Automation
12 22 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (13.82%) Analytics
13 21 (13.82%) Automation Anywhere
14 20 (13.16%) Workflow
14 20 (13.16%) .NET
15 19 (12.50%) Front Office
15 19 (12.50%) Change Control
15 19 (12.50%) Machine Learning
16 18 (11.84%) Back Office
17 16 (10.53%) C++
17 16 (10.53%) Java
18 15 (9.87%) Degree
19 14 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
19 14 (9.21%) C
19 14 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
19 14 (9.21%) Telecoms
19 14 (9.21%) Scrum

Robotics
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 4 (2.63%) Apache Spark
1 4 (2.63%) IIS
2 3 (1.97%) Apache
2 3 (1.97%) Confluence
2 3 (1.97%) SAS
2 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.66%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.66%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.66%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.66%) nginx
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.32%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.32%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.66%) Simulink
6 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.66%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.95%) Office 365
3 6 (3.95%) SaaS
4 5 (3.29%) PaaS
5 2 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.66%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) ATM
2 1 (0.66%) Firewall
2 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.66%) SMS
2 1 (0.66%) SSL
2 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.24%) Data Mining
2 8 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.61%) Blockchain
4 6 (3.95%) Big Data
5 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.63%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.32%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.32%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.32%) HBase
8 2 (1.32%) KNIME
8 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.32%) OLAP
8 2 (1.32%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.32%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.66%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) PVCS
1 4 (2.63%) Selenium
1 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.97%) JIRA
2 3 (1.97%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.32%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.66%) Grunt
4 1 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.66%) Mocha
4 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 50 (32.89%) Finance
2 30 (19.74%) Banking
3 19 (12.50%) Front Office
4 18 (11.84%) Back Office
5 14 (9.21%) Telecoms
6 13 (8.55%) Retail
7 10 (6.58%) Investment Banking
8 5 (3.29%) Legal
8 5 (3.29%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.63%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.97%) Games
11 2 (1.32%) Marketing
12 1 (0.66%) Automotive
12 1 (0.66%) Electronics
12 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (26.32%) Developer
2 21 (13.82%) Analyst
3 13 (8.55%) Business Analyst
4 12 (7.89%) Python Developer
5 11 (7.24%) Architect
6 10 (6.58%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Process Analyst
7 9 (5.92%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.92%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.26%) Scrum Master
8 8 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Automation Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Automation Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) Machine Learning Developer
11 4 (2.63%) Data Scientist
11 4 (2.63%) Process Modeller
11 4 (2.63%) Programme Manager
11 4 (2.63%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.63%) Transformation Manager
11 4 (2.63%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.16%) .NET
2 7 (4.61%) HTML
2 7 (4.61%) XML
3 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (2.63%) RESTful
4 4 (2.63%) SailPoint
5 3 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.97%) Kafka
5 3 (1.97%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (1.97%) Node.js
5 3 (1.97%) Spring
5 3 (1.97%) WCF
5 3 (1.97%) WinForms
6 2 (1.32%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.32%) CSS
6 2 (1.32%) CSS3
6 2 (1.32%) HTML5
6 2 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.08%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.24%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.95%) iPad
4 5 (3.29%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.29%) User Experience
5 4 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.63%) Tandem
6 3 (1.97%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.97%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.32%) 3D Printing
7 2 (1.32%) SCADA
8 1 (0.66%) Equities
8 1 (0.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.95%) Windows
2 4 (2.63%) Unix
3 2 (1.32%) Android
3 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.66%) Linux
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (40.13%) Robotic Process Automation
3 34 (22.37%) Artificial Intelligence
4 29 (19.08%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 22 (14.47%) Test Automation
6 21 (13.82%) Analytics
7 20 (13.16%) Workflow
8 19 (12.50%) Change Control
8 19 (12.50%) Machine Learning
9 14 (9.21%) Scrum
9 14 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (8.55%) Business Analysis
10 13 (8.55%) Project Management
10 13 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (7.89%) E-Commerce
11 12 (7.89%) Service Management
11 12 (7.89%) Software Engineering
11 12 (7.89%) Task Automation
12 11 (7.24%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.42%) SQL
2 27 (17.76%) Python
3 23 (15.13%) C#
4 16 (10.53%) C++
4 16 (10.53%) Java
5 14 (9.21%) C
6 9 (5.92%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.26%) VBA
8 7 (4.61%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.63%) Perl
9 4 (2.63%) PHP
9 4 (2.63%) VB
9 4 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.63%) VBScript
10 3 (1.97%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.97%) R
11 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.32%) Scala
12 1 (0.66%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.66%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (9.87%) Degree
2 6 (3.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.97%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 2 (1.32%) PhD
5 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.66%) CISA
6 1 (0.66%) CISM
6 1 (0.66%) CISSP
6 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.66%) HNC
6 1 (0.66%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.66%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.66%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.58%) SLA
2 5 (3.29%) PMO
3 4 (2.63%) QA
4 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.32%) FATCA
5 1 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.66%) EMIR
5 1 (0.66%) GDPR
5 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.66%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.97%) Ansible
1 3 (1.97%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.32%) Oozie
3 1 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (23.68%) Blue Prism
2 33 (21.71%) UiPath
3 21 (13.82%) Automation Anywhere
4 12 (7.89%) BMC
5 9 (5.92%) ComArch
5 9 (5.92%) Remedy
5 9 (5.92%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.95%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.95%) Pega
7 5 (3.29%) SAP
8 4 (2.63%) IBM
9 3 (1.97%) ForgeRock
9 3 (1.97%) Oracle
9 3 (1.97%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.32%) Citrix
10 2 (1.32%) Hortonworks
10 2 (1.32%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.32%) Teradata
11 1 (0.66%) CA
11 1 (0.66%) Siemens