Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Robotics in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Robotics over the 6 months to 23 November 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 379 401
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22 -21
Contract jobs citing Robotics 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.042% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.040% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
South East median daily rate £410 - £415
10th Percentile £329 - £398
90th Percentile £555 - £433
England median daily rate £550 £435 £250
% change year-on-year +26.44% +74.00% -47.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4869 4952 5935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.92% 29.70% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2850 2844 3440
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £217 £220 £225
90th Percentile £563 £575 £527
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 286 325
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.72 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.67% +21.62% +20.67%
10th Percentile £10.70 £12.02 £11.20
90th Percentile £47.88 £54.38 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

Robotics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Robotics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Robotics in the South East

Robotics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Robotics in the South East

Robotics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Robotics in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Robotics in the South East

Robotics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Robotics in the South East

Robotics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Robotics within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +6 5 £450 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 4 £450 -
Hampshire +14 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £450 - 2
East Sussex - 1 £370 -
Robotics
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Robotics.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Robotic Process Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Blue Prism
3 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
4 2 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (14.29%) Cognitive Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Statistics
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) BPEL
5 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering

Robotics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) 3GPP
1 1 (14.29%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Developer
3 1 (14.29%) BPM Designer
3 1 (14.29%) BPM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) WSDL
2 1 (14.29%) XHTML
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Robotic Process Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) BPEL
4 1 (14.29%) BPMN
4 1 (14.29%) Cognitive Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Blue Prism
2 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) Siebel