The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Tester
Rank 404 412 395
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Tester 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.005% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £270 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
20567 21903 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.35% 92.65% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14117 15218 13827
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 381 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Applications Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London - 1 - -
Applications Tester
England

Applications Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Applications 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 Applications Tester in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center

Applications Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Applications 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 Applications Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center