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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Tester
Rank 532 540 557
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Tester 37 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.029% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.032% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 10
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£325 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £180
% change year-on-year
- +94.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - £16.50
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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
47054 44428 49354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.75% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29070 26959 28367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1936 2487
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Mobile Tester Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 August 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
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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 +30 33 £325 +96.96% 3
North West 0 1 - -
South East - - - -
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Mobile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 52 (75.36%) Android
2 48 (69.57%) Apple iOS
3 42 (60.87%) Mobile App
4 24 (34.78%) QA
5 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (33.33%) BDD
6 20 (28.99%) Java
6 20 (28.99%) TDD
7 16 (23.19%) Calabash
8 14 (20.29%) Ruby
8 14 (20.29%) Cucumber
9 13 (18.84%) Test Scripting
10 11 (15.94%) Scrum
10 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (14.49%) Robotium
12 9 (13.04%) Xcode
12 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
12 9 (13.04%) Automation Testing
13 8 (11.59%) C#
13 8 (11.59%) JIRA
13 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
13 8 (11.59%) Selenium
14 7 (10.14%) HTML
14 7 (10.14%) HTML5
14 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
15 6 (8.70%) SQL
15 6 (8.70%) Python
15 6 (8.70%) Finance
15 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
15 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering

Mobile Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) 3GPP
1 3 (4.35%) LTE
2 2 (2.90%) NAS
2 2 (2.90%) VoIP
2 2 (2.90%) STUN
2 2 (2.90%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.90%) SGSN
3 1 (1.45%) GPRS
3 1 (1.45%) GSM
3 1 (1.45%) WLAN
3 1 (1.45%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) DVB
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Calabash
2 14 (20.29%) Cucumber
3 10 (14.49%) Robotium
4 9 (13.04%) Xcode
5 8 (11.59%) JIRA
5 8 (11.59%) Selenium
6 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
7 5 (7.25%) Hudson
7 5 (7.25%) eggPlant
7 5 (7.25%) WebDriver
7 5 (7.25%) TeamCity
7 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
8 4 (5.80%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.90%) JBehave
9 2 (2.90%) Subversion
10 1 (1.45%) JUnit
10 1 (1.45%) JMeter
10 1 (1.45%) Firebug
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Advertising
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) HTML
1 7 (10.14%) HTML5
2 6 (8.70%) iOS SDK
2 6 (8.70%) Android SDK
3 2 (2.90%) Web Services
4 1 (1.45%) JSON
4 1 (1.45%) RESTful
4 1 (1.45%) SOAP
4 1 (1.45%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (60.87%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Open Source
4 2 (2.90%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.90%) Handset
4 2 (2.90%) IPTV
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.45%) STB
5 1 (1.45%) iPhone
5 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (75.36%) Android
2 48 (69.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (33.33%) BDD
2 20 (28.99%) TDD
3 13 (18.84%) Test Scripting
4 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (15.94%) Scrum
5 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 9 (13.04%) Automation Testing
6 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
6 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.80%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (5.80%) Manual Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Kanban
8 3 (4.35%) Web Testing
8 3 (4.35%) OO
9 2 (2.90%) OOP
9 2 (2.90%) Regression Testing
9 2 (2.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) Java
2 14 (20.29%) Ruby
3 8 (11.59%) C#
4 6 (8.70%) SQL
4 6 (8.70%) Python
5 3 (4.35%) Groovy
5 3 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (2.90%) Tcl
6 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.45%) C++
7 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) ISEB
2 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Tektronix
3 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.45%) HP
3 1 (1.45%) Symbian
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