Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Robot Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Robot Framework over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Robot Framework
England > North West
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Robot Framework 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.067% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
North West median daily rate £350 - -
England median daily rate £511 £505 £325
% change year-on-year +1.24% +55.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Robot Framework is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,232 998 959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.55% 17.33% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 681 640
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £291
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 37 27
North West median hourly rate £36.88 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.06% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.25 £33.40 £34.85
90th Percentile £48.38 £50.50 £44.30
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.30%

Robot Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Robot Framework in the North West over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Robot Framework in the North West

Robot Framework
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Robot Framework within the North West region over the 6 months to 14 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
Manchester - 4 £350 - 1
Robot Framework
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Robot Framework 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 North West region with a requirement for Robot Framework.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (50.00%) Cacti
2 2 (50.00%) OpenNMS
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Icinga
2 2 (50.00%) Appium
2 2 (50.00%) Graphite
2 2 (50.00%) Protractor
2 2 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (50.00%) Grafana
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (50.00%) IPFIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) Prometheus
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Observium
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch

Robot Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) IPFIX
1 2 (50.00%) Junos
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) MRTG
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) TACACS
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) AMQP
2 1 (25.00%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQLite
2 1 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Appium
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (50.00%) Protractor
2 2 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Kafka
2 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
1 2 (50.00%) Debian
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Bourne shell
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
1 2 (50.00%) KVM
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Cacti
1 2 (50.00%) collectd
1 2 (50.00%) Grafana
1 2 (50.00%) Graphite
1 2 (50.00%) Icinga
1 2 (50.00%) Kibana
1 2 (50.00%) logstash
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Netcool
1 2 (50.00%) Observium
1 2 (50.00%) OpenNMS
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Prometheus
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Salt
1 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (50.00%) Huawei
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
1 2 (50.00%) VMware