Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for RoboHelp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RoboHelp over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 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.

Adobe RoboHelp
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 879 881 884
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -23
Contract jobs citing RoboHelp 3 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Applications category 0.034% 0.042% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
UK median daily rate - £115 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -67.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £115 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

RoboHelp is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8824 9619 11748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.81% 9.13% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5321 5604 6825
UK median daily rate £350 £335 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -4.01% +7.38%
10th Percentile £145 £146 £155
90th Percentile £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 964 1130
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £9.75
90th Percentile £37.50 £40.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.63 £16.46 £14.50
% change year-on-year -11.12% +13.52% -3.33%

RoboHelp
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RoboHelp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RoboHelp in the UK

RoboHelp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RoboHelp in the UK

RoboHelp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RoboHelp in the UK

RoboHelp
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RoboHelp within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 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
UK excluding London +34 3 - - 2
England +16 3 - - 2
Midlands - 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RoboHelp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for RoboHelp.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (100.00%) Snagit
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) VirtualBox
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) InDesign
3 1 (33.33%) PaintShop Pro
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

RoboHelp
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (66.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Snagit
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (33.33%) InDesign
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) PaintShop Pro
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Author
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VirtualBox
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) VMware