The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Tester
Rank - 228 223
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Tester 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.041% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.044% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £165 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £288 £255
% change year-on-year
-16.52% +12.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - £28.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5428 6808 7223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.50% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3937 4974 5219
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 146 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Applications Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Tester in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Applications Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Tester across the City of London region.

Applications Tester Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Applications Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Tester across the City of London region.

Applications Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Applications Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Applications Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Tester in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Robotium
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Calabash
1 1 (50.00%) eggPlant
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) SOA

Applications Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Applications Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Robotium
1 1 (50.00%) Calabash
1 1 (50.00%) eggPlant
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH