The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Applications Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Tester
Rank 412 427 411
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Tester 11 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.034% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.036% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Median daily rate £400 £460 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +51.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £336 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £308 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.50
Applications Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20317 22109 22210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.61% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 15413 15473
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 376 404
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Applications Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Applications Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Applications Tester
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Applications Tester Daily Rate Trend in London

Applications Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Applications Tester Daily Rate Histogram in London

Applications Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Applications Tester Hourly Rate Trend in London

Applications Tester
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London - 1 £450 - 1
Applications Tester
England

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Applications 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 London region featuring Applications Tester in the job title.

1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
3 5 (31.25%) Android
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) Bugzilla
6 2 (12.50%) Unix
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) Selenium
6 2 (12.50%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (12.50%) Social Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Calabash

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 2 (12.50%) Calabash
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.25%) Appium
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Gradle
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) German Language
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Android
1 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
3 2 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Social Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) API Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (6.25%) People Management
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISA
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com