Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 724 740 832
Rank change year-on-year +16 +92 +1
Contract jobs citing Robotics 128 74 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.088% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.26% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 38 18
England median daily rate £538 £438 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.86% -20.45% +83.33%
10th Percentile £335 £257 £438
90th Percentile £738 £675 £788
UK median daily rate £534 £438 £550
% change year-on-year +22.00% -20.45% +83.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 2
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -21.05% -
10th Percentile £25.75 £13.00 £32.40
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.75 £43.20
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -21.05% -

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 31,348 28,561 32,836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.04% 33.94% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,713 18,640 21,745
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £251
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 989 1,006 1,089
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.73%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.55 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.42 £20.50 £21.34
% change year-on-year +9.37% -3.94% +18.56%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -36 65 £650 +44.44% 26
Midlands +3 20 £425 +23.19% 11
South East -7 17 £525 +7.14% 23
South West +16 14 £346 -30.75% 20
North of England -11 12 £500 - 10
West Midlands -12 12 £413 +19.57% 7
North West -10 10 £538 - 6
East Midlands - 8 £550 - 4
East of England +1 2 - - 38
Yorkshire -15 2 £445 - 2
Robotics
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 54 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (41.41%) Robotic Process Automation
3 50 (39.06%) Finance
4 39 (30.47%) Blue Prism
5 36 (28.13%) Artificial Intelligence
6 31 (24.22%) Banking
7 30 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (19.53%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (18.75%) Machine Learning
9 24 (18.75%) Python
10 22 (17.19%) C#
11 21 (16.41%) .NET
12 20 (15.63%) Automation Anywhere
13 18 (14.06%) Scrum
14 15 (11.72%) Project Management
14 15 (11.72%) Test Automation
14 15 (11.72%) Decision-Making
14 15 (11.72%) Analytics
15 14 (10.94%) Data Mining
15 14 (10.94%) C++
15 14 (10.94%) JavaScript
16 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (10.16%) Java
17 12 (9.38%) Change Management
17 12 (9.38%) Front Office
17 12 (9.38%) Investment Banking
17 12 (9.38%) Degree
17 12 (9.38%) Coaching
18 11 (8.59%) Robotic Automation
18 11 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement

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 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.34%) Confluence
2 3 (2.34%) SAS
3 2 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.78%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.47%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.13%) SaaS
3 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.56%) Office 365
3 2 (1.56%) PaaS
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) 4G
2 1 (0.78%) 5G
2 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.78%) SMS
2 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) Data Mining
2 9 (7.03%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.25%) Blockchain
4 6 (4.69%) Big Data
5 5 (3.91%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.91%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.56%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.56%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.56%) HBase
8 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.56%) OLAP
8 2 (1.56%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.56%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.78%) ArangoDB
9 1 (0.78%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Selenium
2 5 (3.91%) JIRA
3 4 (3.13%) PVCS
4 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.34%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.78%) Mocha
6 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 50 (39.06%) Finance
2 31 (24.22%) Banking
3 12 (9.38%) Front Office
3 12 (9.38%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.81%) Back Office
5 9 (7.03%) Retail
6 4 (3.13%) Games
6 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.34%) Marketing
8 2 (1.56%) Electronics
8 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.56%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Automotive
9 1 (0.78%) Legal
9 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (30.47%) Developer
2 15 (11.72%) Python Developer
3 14 (10.94%) Analyst
4 11 (8.59%) Machine Learning Developer
4 11 (8.59%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.81%) Scrum Master
6 9 (7.03%) Architect
7 8 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.47%) Process Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.91%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Automation Developer
10 5 (3.91%) Data Scientist
11 4 (3.13%) Workstream Lead
12 3 (2.34%) Data Architect
12 3 (2.34%) Process Modeller
12 3 (2.34%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.34%) Test Analyst
13 2 (1.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.41%) .NET
2 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.91%) XML
3 4 (3.13%) HTML
3 4 (3.13%) RESTful
4 3 (2.34%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (2.34%) Kafka
4 3 (2.34%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (2.34%) WinForms
5 2 (1.56%) Durandal
5 2 (1.56%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (1.56%) React
5 2 (1.56%) WCF
6 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.78%) JSON
6 1 (0.78%) Matplotlib
6 1 (0.78%) Node.js
6 1 (0.78%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.69%) iPad
3 5 (3.91%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.13%) User Experience
5 3 (2.34%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.34%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.56%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.56%) Social Media
7 1 (0.78%) 3D Printing
7 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.78%) Equities
7 1 (0.78%) Fintech
7 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.69%) Windows
2 4 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (0.78%) Android
3 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (41.41%) Robotic Process Automation
3 36 (28.13%) Artificial Intelligence
4 25 (19.53%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (18.75%) Machine Learning
6 18 (14.06%) Scrum
7 15 (11.72%) Analytics
7 15 (11.72%) Decision-Making
7 15 (11.72%) Project Management
7 15 (11.72%) Test Automation
8 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (9.38%) Change Management
9 12 (9.38%) Coaching
10 11 (8.59%) Change Control
10 11 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (8.59%) Robotic Automation
11 10 (7.81%) Business Analysis
11 10 (7.81%) KYC
11 10 (7.81%) Workflow
12 9 (7.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.75%) Python
2 22 (17.19%) C#
3 14 (10.94%) C++
3 14 (10.94%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.16%) Java
5 10 (7.81%) SQL
6 9 (7.03%) VBA
7 8 (6.25%) C
7 8 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.69%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.13%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.13%) Perl
9 4 (3.13%) PHP
9 4 (3.13%) R
9 4 (3.13%) VB
10 3 (2.34%) VBScript
11 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.78%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.78%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.38%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.13%) PMP
2 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (2.34%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) PMO
2 3 (2.34%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Oozie
2 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (30.47%) Blue Prism
2 20 (15.63%) Automation Anywhere
3 7 (5.47%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.13%) Oracle
5 3 (2.34%) IBM
5 3 (2.34%) Pega
6 2 (1.56%) Casewise
6 2 (1.56%) Google
6 2 (1.56%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.56%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.56%) Teradata
7 1 (0.78%) Minitab
7 1 (0.78%) SAP
7 1 (0.78%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.78%) Tableau