The first table below looks at the demand for the Mobile Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Tester
Rank 533 512 546
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Tester 24 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.023% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.025% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 21
Average daily rate £370 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.69% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £182 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £365 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate - £201 £294
% change year-on-year
- -31.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47436 40059 51618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29338 23533 29060
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 2075 2465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Mobile Tester
UK

Mobile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -22 21 £370 +23.33% 3
South East -16 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Mobile Tester
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Mobile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Mobile 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 Mobile Tester in their job title.

1 32 (56.14%) Apple iOS
2 31 (54.39%) Android
3 30 (52.63%) Mobile App
4 22 (38.60%) BDD
5 21 (36.84%) Cucumber
5 21 (36.84%) Ruby
6 20 (35.09%) QA
7 19 (33.33%) Calabash
8 18 (31.58%) TDD
9 17 (29.82%) Selenium
10 16 (28.07%) HTML
10 16 (28.07%) Java
11 14 (24.56%) Scrum
11 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
12 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
13 9 (15.79%) Open Source
14 8 (14.04%) WebDriver
14 8 (14.04%) Finance
14 8 (14.04%) ISEB
15 7 (12.28%) C#
15 7 (12.28%) SpecFlow
15 7 (12.28%) Robotium
15 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
15 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
15 7 (12.28%) WATIR
16 6 (10.53%) Test Scripting
16 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
16 6 (10.53%) Computer Science

Mobile Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Mobile 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 Mobile Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) LDAP
1 2 (3.51%) 3GPP
1 2 (3.51%) VoIP
1 2 (3.51%) STUN
1 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
1 2 (3.51%) SGSN
1 2 (3.51%) LTE
1 2 (3.51%) NAS
2 1 (1.75%) 2G
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Cucumber
2 19 (33.33%) Calabash
3 17 (29.82%) Selenium
4 8 (14.04%) WebDriver
5 7 (12.28%) Robotium
5 7 (12.28%) SpecFlow
5 7 (12.28%) WATIR
6 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
7 5 (8.77%) eggPlant
7 5 (8.77%) Hudson
7 5 (8.77%) JMeter
8 4 (7.02%) JIRA
9 3 (5.26%) Subversion
9 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
10 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.51%) JBehave
10 2 (3.51%) LoadUI
11 1 (1.75%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Publishing
3 3 (5.26%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) HTML
2 6 (10.53%) Ajax
2 6 (10.53%) HTML5
2 6 (10.53%) DHTML
3 3 (5.26%) SOAP
3 3 (5.26%) Web Services
3 3 (5.26%) XML
4 2 (3.51%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.75%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.75%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.75%) XSL
5 1 (1.75%) XHTML
5 1 (1.75%) JSON
5 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (52.63%) Mobile App
2 9 (15.79%) Open Source
3 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.02%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (3.51%) Handset
6 2 (3.51%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.75%) iPhone
7 1 (1.75%) Social Media
7 1 (1.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (56.14%) Apple iOS
2 31 (54.39%) Android
3 5 (8.77%) Windows
4 4 (7.02%) Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Mac OS
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Phone
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (3.51%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) BDD
2 18 (31.58%) TDD
3 14 (24.56%) Scrum
3 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
4 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
4 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
5 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.77%) Automation Testing
6 5 (8.77%) B2C
7 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.02%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (5.26%) Kanban
9 2 (3.51%) Test Management
9 2 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.51%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) Ruby
2 16 (28.07%) Java
3 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.28%) C#
5 5 (8.77%) Groovy
6 4 (7.02%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.02%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) Perl
8 2 (3.51%) Tcl
9 1 (1.75%) XAML
9 1 (1.75%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Apple
2 3 (5.26%) Symbian
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) HP
3 2 (3.51%) Nokia
3 2 (3.51%) Tektronix
4 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
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