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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Tester
England / London
Rank 400 388 398
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Tester 4 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.049% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.051% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 10
Median daily rate £300 £336 £236
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.78% +42.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £308 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £408 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.84

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
18379 19532 20026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.86% 95.16% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13143 13698 14273
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 305 351
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.47% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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
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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Uxbridge - 1 £275 -
Applications Tester
England

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) QA
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) MSI
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework

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 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Appium
2 2 (14.29%) Calabash
2 2 (14.29%) MSI
3 1 (7.14%) Capybara
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
1 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Citrix
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
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