Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Robotium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Robotium over the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Robotium
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 886 846 887
Rank change year-on-year -40 +41 -27
Contract jobs citing Robotium 3 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.038% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.016% 0.23% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 38 14
UK median daily rate £225 £500 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +25.63% +13.71%
10th Percentile £213 £323 £325
90th Percentile £408 £558 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +16.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19078 17440 16371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.50% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13287 11750 10892
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 251 336
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.60 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Robotium
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Robotium in the UK

Robotium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Robotium in the UK

Robotium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Robotium over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Robotium in the UK

Robotium
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Robotium within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England +5 3 £225 -55.00%
London -28 3 £225 -56.73%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Robotium 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 Robotium.

1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) Appium
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) SQLite
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Calabash
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) UI Automator

Robotium
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Appium
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Calabash
3 1 (33.33%) UI Automator
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA