Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 722 767 831
Rank change year-on-year +45 +64 -6
Contract jobs citing Robotics 114 52 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.058% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.18% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 19 10
England median daily rate £525 £340 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.41% -21.84% +51.30%
10th Percentile £335 £261 £380
90th Percentile £738 £565 £788
UK median daily rate £525 £350 £435
% change year-on-year +50.00% -19.54% +51.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 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 £13.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £41.75 £43.75 £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 31,015 29,161 32,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.58% 32.78% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,973 19,125 21,312
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £250
90th Percentile £662 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 912 1,046 1,257
England median hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.90% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.76 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +15.71%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +5 67 £615 +86.36% 21
North of England +38 15 £400 - 9
South West +17 9 £345 -31.00% 11
Midlands +13 9 £425 - 13
South East -7 9 £538 +65.38% 18
Yorkshire +9 8 £528 - 5
North West +18 7 £400 - 4
West Midlands +9 5 £425 - 11
East of England -22 4 - - 26
East Midlands - 4 £448 - 2
Robotics
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 43 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.96%) Robotic Process Automation
3 40 (35.09%) Blue Prism
4 39 (34.21%) Machine Learning
5 38 (33.33%) Finance
6 26 (22.81%) Banking
7 19 (16.67%) Python
8 17 (14.91%) Java
9 16 (14.04%) C#
10 15 (13.16%) .NET
10 15 (13.16%) Test Automation
11 14 (12.28%) Analytics
12 13 (11.40%) Scrum
12 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (11.40%) KYC
13 12 (10.53%) Data Mining
13 12 (10.53%) Big Data
13 12 (10.53%) Investment Banking
14 11 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (9.65%) Artificial Intelligence
14 11 (9.65%) Front Office
14 11 (9.65%) Risk Management
14 11 (9.65%) Project Management
14 11 (9.65%) Anti-Money Laundering
15 10 (8.77%) Use Case
15 10 (8.77%) Open Source
15 10 (8.77%) R
16 9 (7.89%) Natural Language Processing
16 9 (7.89%) Data Analytics
16 9 (7.89%) Degree

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 6 (5.26%) Apache
1 6 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.39%) SAS
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) SPSS
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (2.63%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.63%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.88%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) 4G
1 2 (1.75%) 5G
1 2 (1.75%) CTI
1 2 (1.75%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.88%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) Big Data
1 12 (10.53%) Data Mining
2 7 (6.14%) Hadoop
3 6 (5.26%) Blockchain
4 5 (4.39%) Mahout
4 5 (4.39%) Neo4j
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.63%) MySQL
7 2 (1.75%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.88%) Flink
8 1 (0.88%) QlikView
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Selenium
2 3 (2.63%) JIRA
3 2 (1.75%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.75%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.88%) CMake
4 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.88%) Maven
4 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (33.33%) Finance
2 26 (22.81%) Banking
3 12 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 11 (9.65%) Front Office
5 5 (4.39%) Back Office
6 4 (3.51%) Retail
7 2 (1.75%) Electronics
7 2 (1.75%) Games
7 2 (1.75%) Legal
7 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.88%) Automotive
8 1 (0.88%) Avionics
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (43.86%) Developer
2 13 (11.40%) Architect
3 12 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 12 (10.53%) Python Developer
4 11 (9.65%) Machine Learning Developer
5 8 (7.02%) Lead Architect
6 7 (6.14%) Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Consultant
7 6 (5.26%) Process Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Automation Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.63%) Data Architect
9 3 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Delivery Project Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Finance Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.63%) SAP Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.63%) SAP Financial Project Manager
9 3 (2.63%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.16%) .NET
2 9 (7.89%) Natural Language Processing
3 6 (5.26%) HTML
4 5 (4.39%) MLlib
5 3 (2.63%) CSS
6 2 (1.75%) REST
6 2 (1.75%) SOAP
6 2 (1.75%) WSDL
6 2 (1.75%) XHTML
6 2 (1.75%) XML
7 1 (0.88%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.88%) Middleware
7 1 (0.88%) ODBC
7 1 (0.88%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.88%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.88%) Velocity
7 1 (0.88%) Web Services
7 1 (0.88%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Linked Data
2 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.63%) FMCG
4 2 (1.75%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.75%) Tandem
5 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.88%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) PMI
5 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.63%) Android
2 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.75%) Linux
2 2 (1.75%) Unix
2 2 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.96%) Robotic Process Automation
3 39 (34.21%) Machine Learning
4 15 (13.16%) Test Automation
5 14 (12.28%) Analytics
6 13 (11.40%) KYC
6 13 (11.40%) Scrum
7 11 (9.65%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 11 (9.65%) Artificial Intelligence
7 11 (9.65%) Project Management
7 11 (9.65%) Risk Management
7 11 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (8.77%) Open Source
8 10 (8.77%) Use Case
9 9 (7.89%) Data Analytics
10 8 (7.02%) Big Data Analytics
10 8 (7.02%) CRM
11 7 (6.14%) Change Management
11 7 (6.14%) Six Sigma
11 7 (6.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.67%) Python
2 17 (14.91%) Java
3 16 (14.04%) C#
4 10 (8.77%) R
5 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.89%) SQL
6 8 (7.02%) MATLAB
6 8 (7.02%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.14%) C++
8 6 (5.26%) VBA
9 5 (4.39%) PHP
9 5 (4.39%) SPARQL
9 5 (4.39%) VB
10 3 (2.63%) C
10 3 (2.63%) Perl
10 3 (2.63%) VBScript
11 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.88%) Scala
11 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.51%) PMP
3 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 40 (35.09%) Blue Prism
2 8 (7.02%) IBM
3 3 (2.63%) Kofax
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle
3 3 (2.63%) SAP
4 2 (1.75%) Casewise
4 2 (1.75%) Citrix
4 2 (1.75%) Google
4 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.75%) Siebel
5 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.88%) CA
5 1 (0.88%) Capita
5 1 (0.88%) Minitab
5 1 (0.88%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.88%) Pega