The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Applications Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Tester
Rank 637 642 613
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Tester 15 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.054% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.056% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 26
Median daily rate £350 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £221 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £363 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £311 £250
% change year-on-year
+25.30% +24.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £160.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £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

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

Applications Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Tester
Daily Rate Trend

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

Applications Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Tester
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Applications Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Applications Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Tester
Top 6 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
England -16 14 £350 +9.37% 9
London +18 11 £350 +7.69% 3
South East +6 2 - - 2
Hampshire +12 1 - - 1
Berkshire +4 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - - 1

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 featuring Applications Tester in the job title.

1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Java
3 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (25.00%) QA
4 9 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 8 (22.22%) Selenium
6 7 (19.44%) Banking
6 7 (19.44%) .NET
6 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
6 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
6 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (16.67%) Ruby
7 6 (16.67%) Android
7 6 (16.67%) Degree
7 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
8 5 (13.89%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
8 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
8 5 (13.89%) JIRA
8 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Calabash
9 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
9 4 (11.11%) BDD

Applications Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (2.78%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) GIS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Selenium
2 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (13.89%) JIRA
4 4 (11.11%) Calabash
5 3 (8.33%) Appium
5 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.78%) Capybara
6 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.78%) Gradle
6 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.78%) MSI
6 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (19.44%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Front Office
3 2 (5.56%) Games
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) German Language
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 4 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) REST
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Derivative
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.78%) iPhone
4 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Android
2 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
5 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
7 4 (11.11%) BDD
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.11%) CRM
7 4 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 4 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
7 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 4 (11.11%) TDD
8 3 (8.33%) Change Management
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) Ruby
3 4 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) Python
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.78%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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