The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Robotics in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Robotics over the 3 months to 23 April 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 442 419
Rank change year-on-year +49 -23  
Contract jobs citing Robotics 20 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.098% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.024% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £550 -
% change year-on-year -7.72% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 - -

Robotics is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7551 8478 8364
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 36.86% 36.60% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5383 6097 5728
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 108 128
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £19.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +11.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.78 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +29.72%  

Robotics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Robotics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Robotics in London

Robotics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Robotics in London

Robotics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Robotics in London over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Robotics in London

Robotics
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Robotics within the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bromley - 1 £163 -
City of London - 1 £338 - 3
Robotics
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 London region with a requirement for Robotics.

1 16 (50.00%) Robotic Process Automation
2 14 (43.75%) Blue Prism
3 10 (31.25%) .NET
3 10 (31.25%) OO
4 8 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (21.88%) Web Development
5 7 (21.88%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) HTML
6 6 (18.75%) CSS
6 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
6 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
6 6 (18.75%) Analytics
7 5 (15.63%) Degree
7 5 (15.63%) Machine Learning
7 5 (15.63%) Logistics
8 4 (12.50%) Retail
8 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 4 (12.50%) Change Management
8 4 (12.50%) Code Coverage
8 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics
8 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) Business Development
8 4 (12.50%) Use Case
9 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.38%) Java
9 3 (9.38%) SQL
10 2 (6.25%) C
10 2 (6.25%) Banking

Robotics
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Blockchain
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Automation Developer
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Digital Transformation
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Junior
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.13%) IT Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) HTML
3 6 (18.75%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
1 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (3.13%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Robotic Process Automation
2 10 (31.25%) OO
3 7 (21.88%) Web Development
4 6 (18.75%) Analytics
5 5 (15.63%) Logistics
5 5 (15.63%) Machine Learning
6 4 (12.50%) Business Development
6 4 (12.50%) Change Management
6 4 (12.50%) Code Coverage
6 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) Use Case
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Build Automation
9 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C
3 2 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.13%) VBA
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Blue Prism
2 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
2 1 (3.13%) Calypso
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Murex
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
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