Period
to 20 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Robotics in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Robotics over the 6 months to 20 February 2020 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 > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 209 198
Rank change year-on-year +32 -11 +17
Contract jobs citing Robotics 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.26% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
North West median daily rate £525 £469 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +17.19% -
England median daily rate £488 £538 £525
% change year-on-year -9.30% +2.38% +54.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £20.50 - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £26.65 £32.50
% change year-on-year -15.57% -18.00% +32.65%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,483 1,553 1,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.14% 27.08% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 914 949
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +0.06% -
10th Percentile £200 £214 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £600
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 105 107
North West median hourly rate £28.19 £25.34 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +20.64% +21.74%
10th Percentile £11.81 £14.80 £12.74
90th Percentile £54.00 £48.50 £61.01
England median hourly rate £22.93 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +9.19% -2.33% +8.00%

Robotics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Robotics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Robotics in the North West

Robotics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Robotics in the North West

Robotics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Robotics in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Robotics in the North West

Robotics
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 Robotics within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 February 2020. 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 +31 6 £530 +11.58% 7
Lancashire +25 2 £445 -3.78%
Cheshire - 1 - - 4
Robotics
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for Robotics.

1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) Robotic Process Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Mechatronics
2 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Pega
2 3 (33.33%) PhD
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (11.11%) Design Thinking
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Alteryx
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS

Robotics
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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Pega Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Robotic Process Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (33.33%) Mechatronics
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Design Thinking
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Pega
2 1 (11.11%) Alteryx
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Anywhere