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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 622 638
Contract jobs citing Robotium 0 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.041% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.26% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 21 5
Median daily rate - £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £413 £425
% change year-on-year - -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8108 8337 7452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.53% 15.50% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5544 5751 4903
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 125 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Robotium
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Robotium as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Appium
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Calabash
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) SDET
3 2 (40.00%) ES6
3 2 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (20.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ActionBarSherlock
4 1 (20.00%) Mechanoid
4 1 (20.00%) Robolectric
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

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 1 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Appium
2 3 (60.00%) Calabash
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Mechanoid
3 1 (20.00%) Robolectric
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Android Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) ActionBarSherlock
2 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (20.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) SDET
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) ES6
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby