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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Tester
Rank 432 426 432
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Tester 11 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.038% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.040% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
Median daily rate £350 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £311 £250
% change year-on-year
+25.30% +24.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 -
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
21646 22266 22990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.99% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15388 15710 15942
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 349 435
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (30.43%) Mobile App
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) Banking
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (21.74%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 5 (21.74%) JIRA
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
4 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) QA
4 4 (17.39%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Calabash
4 4 (17.39%) Android
4 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
4 4 (17.39%) BDD
4 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
5 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Appium

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Calabash
3 3 (13.04%) Appium
3 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.04%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.35%) Capybara
5 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.35%) Gradle
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) MSI
5 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (30.43%) Banking
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Front Office
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) German Language
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.35%) Derivative
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Android
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
4 4 (17.39%) BDD
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle