Period
to 17 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 694 733 851
Rank change year-on-year +39 +118 +26
Contract jobs citing Robotics 165 121 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.37% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 71 8
England median daily rate £550 £528 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.27% +21.26% +74.00%
10th Percentile £390 £325 £330
90th Percentile £784 £738 £573
UK median daily rate £550 £528 £425
% change year-on-year +4.27% +24.12% +70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
England median hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +22.45% -30.00%
10th Percentile £15.85 £26.99 £23.73
90th Percentile £44.75 £41.50 £24.75
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -31.67% +22.45% -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 32,437 32,757 33,696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.40% 34.65% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,646 21,892 22,175
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £263 £253
90th Percentile £669 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 975 1,157
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.17 £11.64
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.40 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £20.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.24% +0.60% +5.26%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 +27 88 £588 -4.47% 47
South East +17 34 £443 +7.93% 45
South West -13 20 £575 -4.17% 24
North of England -33 12 £463 +15.63% 14
Midlands -20 8 £525 +45.83% 13
Yorkshire -15 5 £475 -14.87% 5
North West -15 5 £363 -9.38% 7
West Midlands -25 4 £525 +52.17% 10
East Midlands +12 3 - - 3
East of England -1 2 £475 +126.19% 33
North East - 2 - - 2
Robotics
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 66 (40.00%) Robotic Process Automation
2 60 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (27.88%) Artificial Intelligence
4 42 (25.45%) Finance
5 36 (21.82%) UiPath
6 34 (20.61%) Banking
7 31 (18.79%) Workflow
7 31 (18.79%) SQL
8 27 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (15.76%) Blue Prism
9 26 (15.76%) Python
10 25 (15.15%) Analytics
11 24 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (13.94%) .NET
12 23 (13.94%) Java
13 22 (13.33%) Test Automation
14 21 (12.73%) Pega
15 20 (12.12%) Machine Learning
16 19 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (11.52%) C#
16 19 (11.52%) HTML
17 18 (10.91%) Front Office
17 18 (10.91%) Automation Anywhere
18 17 (10.30%) DevOps
18 17 (10.30%) Continuous Improvement
18 17 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (10.30%) Retail
19 16 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
20 14 (8.48%) Change Control
20 14 (8.48%) Legal

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 (3.64%) IIS
2 5 (3.03%) Appian
2 5 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.42%) Apache
4 2 (1.21%) nginx
5 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.61%) Confluence
5 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.61%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.61%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.61%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.21%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.21%) Chatbot
5 2 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (1.21%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.06%) PaaS
4 8 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (4.85%) Office 365
5 7 (4.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 6 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (3.64%) SaaS
6 6 (3.64%) Serverless
7 3 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.61%) Apigee
8 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.21%) Kerberos
1 2 (1.21%) SSL
2 1 (0.61%) ATM
2 1 (0.61%) Firewall
2 1 (0.61%) Intranet
2 1 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.67%) Blockchain
2 10 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.85%) Big Data
3 8 (4.85%) Data Mining
4 7 (4.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.42%) MarkLogic
5 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.21%) KNIME
6 2 (1.21%) MySQL
6 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.61%) Power BI
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Grunt
1 6 (3.64%) Jasmine
2 3 (1.82%) JIRA
3 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.61%) Selenium
4 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (25.45%) Finance
2 34 (20.61%) Banking
3 18 (10.91%) Front Office
4 17 (10.30%) Retail
5 14 (8.48%) Back Office
5 14 (8.48%) Legal
6 11 (6.67%) Telecoms
7 9 (5.45%) Investment Banking
8 5 (3.03%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.82%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.61%) Automotive
11 1 (0.61%) Electronics
11 1 (0.61%) Games
11 1 (0.61%) International Banking
11 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (34.55%) Developer
2 18 (10.91%) Architect
3 17 (10.30%) Analyst
4 12 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.45%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.45%) Python Developer
8 7 (4.24%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.24%) Automation Developer
8 7 (4.24%) Process Analyst
9 6 (3.64%) Consultant
9 6 (3.64%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 6 (3.64%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.64%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.03%) HTML Developer
10 5 (3.03%) Machine Learning Developer
10 5 (3.03%) Pega Developer
10 5 (3.03%) Scrum Master
10 5 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.94%) .NET
2 19 (11.52%) HTML
3 10 (6.06%) CSS
4 9 (5.45%) AngularJS
4 9 (5.45%) HTML5
4 9 (5.45%) Node.js
5 8 (4.85%) CSS3
6 7 (4.24%) SailPoint
6 7 (4.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (3.64%) XML
8 4 (2.42%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.42%) Drools
8 4 (2.42%) LDAP
8 4 (2.42%) Web Services
9 3 (1.82%) Spring
10 2 (1.21%) OAuth
10 2 (1.21%) OAuth2
10 2 (1.21%) React
10 2 (1.21%) SAML
10 2 (1.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.27%) Tandem
3 11 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.24%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.64%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.42%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.82%) FMCG
8 3 (1.82%) User Experience
9 2 (1.21%) Fintech
9 2 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.21%) IVR
9 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.21%) PKI
9 2 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.61%) 3D Printing
10 1 (0.61%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.61%) Industry 4.0
10 1 (0.61%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.03%) Linux
2 4 (2.42%) Windows
3 3 (1.82%) Unix
4 1 (0.61%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.61%) Robot Operating System
4 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.00%) Robotic Process Automation
2 60 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (27.88%) Artificial Intelligence
4 31 (18.79%) Workflow
5 27 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (15.15%) Analytics
7 24 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 20 (12.12%) Machine Learning
10 17 (10.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (10.30%) DevOps
11 14 (8.48%) Change Control
12 13 (7.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 13 (7.88%) Identity Access Management
13 12 (7.27%) Mentoring
13 12 (7.27%) Task Automation
14 11 (6.67%) Business Analysis
14 11 (6.67%) Cognitive Analytics
14 11 (6.67%) SDLC
14 11 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.79%) SQL
2 26 (15.76%) Python
3 23 (13.94%) Java
4 19 (11.52%) C#
5 11 (6.67%) C
6 10 (6.06%) C++
7 9 (5.45%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.85%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.64%) VBA
10 5 (3.03%) PHP
11 4 (2.42%) Perl
12 3 (1.82%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.21%) Scala
13 2 (1.21%) VB
13 2 (1.21%) VBScript
14 1 (0.61%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.61%) Go
14 1 (0.61%) Java 8
14 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (7.88%) Degree
2 4 (2.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (1.82%) CISSP
3 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) CISA
4 2 (1.21%) CISM
4 2 (1.21%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 2 (1.21%) PhD
4 2 (1.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.61%) HNC
5 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.61%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (0.61%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.67%) SLA
2 6 (3.64%) QA
3 2 (1.21%) FATCA
3 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.61%) EMIR
4 1 (0.61%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.61%) MiFID
4 1 (0.61%) PMO
4 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.61%) Docker
1 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (6.06%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (4.85%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (2.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 36 (21.82%) UiPath
2 26 (15.76%) Blue Prism
3 21 (12.73%) Pega
4 18 (10.91%) Automation Anywhere
5 14 (8.48%) BMC
6 10 (6.06%) Citrix
6 10 (6.06%) ComArch
6 10 (6.06%) Remedy
6 10 (6.06%) TIBCO
7 9 (5.45%) Microsoft
7 9 (5.45%) SAP
8 8 (4.85%) Axway
9 7 (4.24%) CA
10 6 (3.64%) IBM
11 5 (3.03%) Oracle
11 5 (3.03%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.42%) ForgeRock
13 2 (1.21%) Google
13 2 (1.21%) HP
13 2 (1.21%) Kofax