The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Tester
Rank 575 528 536
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Tester 23 41 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.083% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.090% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £372 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 -
Mobile Tester
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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 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
47812 45732 43181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.60% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30985 28273 25892
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1764 1854 1992
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -25 13 £288 -11.53% 1
South East - 5 £325 -
North West -17 3 £310 - 1
South West - 2 £400 -
Mobile Tester
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Mobile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 36 (73.47%) Mobile App
2 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (55.10%) Apple iOS
4 25 (51.02%) Android
5 15 (30.61%) QA
6 13 (26.53%) Scrum
6 13 (26.53%) Cucumber
7 10 (20.41%) BDD
7 10 (20.41%) Calabash
7 10 (20.41%) Selenium
7 10 (20.41%) Java
8 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
8 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Ruby
9 8 (16.33%) JIRA
10 7 (14.29%) TDD
10 7 (14.29%) Automation Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Appium
11 6 (12.24%) Mobile Development
11 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
12 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (10.20%) Kanban
12 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
12 5 (10.20%) C#
13 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
13 4 (8.16%) GSM
13 4 (8.16%) Project Management
13 4 (8.16%) Banking

Mobile Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (6.12%) CMS
2 2 (4.08%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) GSM
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.12%) 3G
2 3 (6.12%) SS7
2 3 (6.12%) 2G
2 3 (6.12%) SIGTRAN
2 3 (6.12%) 4G
2 3 (6.12%) MVNO
3 2 (4.08%) Wireless
3 2 (4.08%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.04%) PSTN
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Cucumber
2 10 (20.41%) Calabash
2 10 (20.41%) Selenium
3 8 (16.33%) JIRA
4 6 (12.24%) Appium
5 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.08%) JUnit
6 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.04%) Capybara
7 1 (2.04%) Android Studio
7 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.04%) Xcode
7 1 (2.04%) Maven
7 1 (2.04%) OpenSTA
7 1 (2.04%) Ant
General
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
1 4 (8.16%) Banking
2 3 (6.12%) Billing
3 2 (4.08%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
1 2 (4.08%) Middleware
1 2 (4.08%) RESTful
2 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.04%) JSON
2 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (73.47%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) Handset
3 1 (2.04%) Streaming Media
3 1 (2.04%) Wiki
3 1 (2.04%) Social Media
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Apple iOS
2 25 (51.02%) Android
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Scrum
3 10 (20.41%) BDD
4 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
4 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
5 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
6 7 (14.29%) TDD
6 7 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Mobile Development
7 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.20%) Kanban
9 4 (8.16%) Test Management
9 4 (8.16%) Project Management
9 4 (8.16%) Use Case
10 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Load Testing
10 3 (6.12%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) Java
2 8 (16.33%) Ruby
3 5 (10.20%) C#
4 4 (8.16%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.08%) SQL
6 1 (2.04%) VBScript
6 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) HP
1 3 (6.12%) Apple
2 2 (4.08%) Perforce
3 1 (2.04%) Google
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