The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Mobile Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Tester
Rank 588 594 582
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Tester 27 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.094% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.099% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 22
Median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £240 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £420 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £130.00
Mobile Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47082 49406 48378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31049 32107 30018
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1896 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Mobile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Mobile Tester in the job title.

Mobile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mobile Tester
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Tester across the England region.

Mobile Tester Daily Rate Trend in England

Mobile Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Mobile Tester Daily Rate Histogram in England

Mobile Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Tester across the England region.

Mobile Tester Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mobile Tester
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 24 £390 +20.00% 3
North West +14 2 £333 +7.25%
South East +15 1 - - 3
Mobile Tester
UK

Mobile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Mobile Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Mobile Tester in the job title.

1 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (64.29%) Mobile App
3 31 (55.36%) Android
4 25 (44.64%) Apple iOS
4 25 (44.64%) BDD
5 22 (39.29%) Ruby
6 20 (35.71%) TDD
7 19 (33.93%) Calabash
8 18 (32.14%) Cucumber
9 17 (30.36%) Appium
10 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
10 15 (26.79%) Java
11 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 13 (23.21%) Scrum
13 12 (21.43%) Selenium
13 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
14 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
14 11 (19.64%) JSON
15 10 (17.86%) Automated Testing
16 9 (16.07%) WebDriver
17 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
18 7 (12.50%) QA
19 6 (10.71%) JIRA
19 6 (10.71%) OO
19 6 (10.71%) Regression Testing
19 6 (10.71%) Gherkin
19 6 (10.71%) Exploratory Testing
20 5 (8.93%) Agile Testing
20 5 (8.93%) SoapUI

Mobile Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) DVB
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Calabash
2 18 (32.14%) Cucumber
3 17 (30.36%) Appium
4 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 12 (21.43%) Selenium
6 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
7 9 (16.07%) WebDriver
8 6 (10.71%) JIRA
9 5 (8.93%) SoapUI
10 4 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (7.14%) eggPlant
10 4 (7.14%) Fiddler
10 4 (7.14%) Maven
10 4 (7.14%) Xcode
11 2 (3.57%) Gradle
11 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.79%) Capybara
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) JSON
2 6 (10.71%) Gherkin
3 4 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (3.57%) .NET
4 2 (3.57%) RESTful
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 36 (64.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.93%) iPhone
3 4 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.14%) STB
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.79%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.79%) IPTV
5 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.79%) Social Media
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Android
2 25 (44.64%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 4 (7.14%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (44.64%) BDD
3 20 (35.71%) TDD
4 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
5 13 (23.21%) Scrum
6 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
8 10 (17.86%) Automated Testing
9 6 (10.71%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (10.71%) OO
9 6 (10.71%) Regression Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Agile Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Automation Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Manual Testing
11 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.14%) Mobile Development
11 4 (7.14%) OOP
11 4 (7.14%) Open Source
11 4 (7.14%) Test Planning
11 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) Ruby
2 15 (26.79%) Java
3 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.93%) C#
5 4 (7.14%) Apple Swift
5 4 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (3.57%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
1 1 (1.79%) ISEB
1 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) HP
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Apple
2 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
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