Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 736 829 853
Rank change year-on-year +93 +24 -24
Contract jobs citing Robotics 115 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.029% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.089% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 10 7
England median daily rate £528 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.26% +3.57% -11.58%
10th Percentile £335 £312 £225
90th Percentile £738 £558 £790
UK median daily rate £526 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +23.82% +1.19% -11.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
England median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.65% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £24.99 £23.73 £32.50
90th Percentile £41.75 £24.75 £37.50
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +32.65% -30.00% -

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 32258 31475 34229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.94% 32.97% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 21697 20692 22151
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 1109 1338
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £19.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.14% +9.36%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £45.58
UK median hourly rate £21.20 £20.84 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.75% +6.85% +8.33%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 +28 72 £600 +42.86% 14
North of England +59 17 £400 - 8
Yorkshire - 10 £528 - 4
South West +9 8 £348 -30.50% 6
North West +21 7 £400 - 3
Midlands +19 7 £400 +6.67% 4
South East -3 7 £410 +26.15% 6
West Midlands +22 4 £400 - 4
East of England - 3 - - 14
East Midlands -5 1 £370 -1.33%
Robotics
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Robotics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Robotics.

1 47 (40.87%) Robotic Process Automation
2 44 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (37.39%) Blue Prism
4 41 (35.65%) Machine Learning
5 38 (33.04%) Finance
6 28 (24.35%) Banking
7 18 (15.65%) Java
7 18 (15.65%) C#
8 17 (14.78%) Python
9 14 (12.17%) .NET
9 14 (12.17%) Test Automation
10 12 (10.43%) Scrum
10 12 (10.43%) Analytics
10 12 (10.43%) Natural Language Processing
11 11 (9.57%) Big Data
11 11 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (9.57%) KYC
11 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (8.70%) Investment Banking
12 10 (8.70%) Degree
12 10 (8.70%) Open Source
12 10 (8.70%) R
12 10 (8.70%) Data Mining
13 9 (7.83%) Front Office
13 9 (7.83%) Risk Management
13 9 (7.83%) Data Analytics
14 8 (6.96%) Anti-Money Laundering
14 8 (6.96%) Artificial Intelligence
14 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
14 8 (6.96%) Big Data Analytics

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 7 (6.09%) Apache
1 7 (6.09%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.35%) SAS
3 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.87%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) SPSS
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) SAP CO
1 6 (5.22%) SAP FI
1 6 (5.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.61%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.74%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.74%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.87%) Dialogflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) 4G
1 2 (1.74%) 5G
1 2 (1.74%) CTI
1 2 (1.74%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.87%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.87%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.57%) Big Data
2 10 (8.70%) Data Mining
3 7 (6.09%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.35%) Mahout
4 5 (4.35%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.61%) MySQL
5 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.74%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.87%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.87%) Flink
7 1 (0.87%) KNIME
7 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.87%) QlikView
7 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.87%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.74%) Maven
2 2 (1.74%) Selenium
2 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.87%) CMake
3 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.87%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (33.04%) Finance
2 28 (24.35%) Banking
3 10 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.83%) Front Office
5 3 (2.61%) Retail
6 2 (1.74%) Electronics
6 2 (1.74%) Legal
6 2 (1.74%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.87%) Automotive
7 1 (0.87%) Avionics
7 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.87%) Games
7 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (40.87%) Developer
2 13 (11.30%) Architect
3 10 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.83%) Analyst
4 9 (7.83%) Machine Learning Developer
4 9 (7.83%) Python Developer
5 8 (6.96%) Lead Architect
6 7 (6.09%) Automation Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Consultant
7 6 (5.22%) Process Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) SAP Manager
7 6 (5.22%) SAP Project Manager
8 5 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.35%) Delivery Project Manager
8 5 (4.35%) Finance Manager
8 5 (4.35%) Finance Project Manager
8 5 (4.35%) SAP Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.35%) SAP Financial Project Manager
9 4 (3.48%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.17%) .NET
2 12 (10.43%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (4.35%) HTML
3 5 (4.35%) MLlib
4 3 (2.61%) REST
4 3 (2.61%) XML
5 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.74%) CSS
5 2 (1.74%) SOAP
5 2 (1.74%) TensorFlow
5 2 (1.74%) WSDL
5 2 (1.74%) XHTML
6 1 (0.87%) Android SDK
6 1 (0.87%) Keras
6 1 (0.87%) Middleware
6 1 (0.87%) MXNet
6 1 (0.87%) ODBC
6 1 (0.87%) Theano
6 1 (0.87%) Web Services
6 1 (0.87%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.22%) FMCG
4 5 (4.35%) Linked Data
4 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.48%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.74%) Tandem
7 1 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.87%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.87%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.96%) Linux
2 6 (5.22%) Unix
2 6 (5.22%) Windows
3 4 (3.48%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.61%) Android
5 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.87%) Debian
6 1 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.87%) Robotic Process Automation
2 44 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (35.65%) Machine Learning
4 14 (12.17%) Test Automation
5 12 (10.43%) Analytics
5 12 (10.43%) Scrum
6 11 (9.57%) KYC
6 11 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (8.70%) Open Source
8 9 (7.83%) Data Analytics
8 9 (7.83%) Risk Management
9 8 (6.96%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 8 (6.96%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (6.96%) Big Data Analytics
9 8 (6.96%) CRM
9 8 (6.96%) Project Management
10 7 (6.09%) Six Sigma
11 6 (5.22%) OOP
11 6 (5.22%) Programme Management
11 6 (5.22%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.65%) C#
1 18 (15.65%) Java
2 17 (14.78%) Python
3 10 (8.70%) R
4 8 (6.96%) C++
4 8 (6.96%) MATLAB
4 8 (6.96%) VB
5 7 (6.09%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.09%) SQL
6 6 (5.22%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.22%) VBA
7 5 (4.35%) SPARQL
8 3 (2.61%) C
9 2 (1.74%) PHP
9 2 (1.74%) VBScript
10 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.87%) Groovy
10 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (8.70%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) PMO
2 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 43 (37.39%) Blue Prism
2 8 (6.96%) IBM
2 8 (6.96%) SAP
3 5 (4.35%) Kofax
4 4 (3.48%) Pega
4 4 (3.48%) VMware
5 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.74%) Citrix
6 2 (1.74%) Google
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle
6 2 (1.74%) Siebel
6 2 (1.74%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.87%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.87%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.87%) CA
7 1 (0.87%) Capita
7 1 (0.87%) Casewise