Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Appium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Appium over the 6 months to 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Appium
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 123 223
Rank change year-on-year -55 +100 +7
Contract jobs citing Appium 6 1 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.051% 0.069%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.82% 0.29% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
10th Percentile £343 " £415
25th Percentile £388 £375 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £427 £400 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.75% -20.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £512 £425 £513
90th Percentile £640 " £520
Central London median daily rate £427 £354 £478
% change year-on-year +20.71% -25.92% +12.35%

Appium is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 734 344 987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.45% 17.54% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 257 782
10th Percentile £414 £313 £363
25th Percentile £478 £415 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £675 £588 £600
90th Percentile £768 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
10th Percentile £34.73 " £28.30
25th Percentile £37.31 " £38.88
Median hourly rate £41.75 - £50.25
75th Percentile £46.31 " £57.87
90th Percentile £48.98 " £62.15
Central London median hourly rate £41.75 - £50.25

Appium
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Appium as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Appium in the City of London

Appium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Appium in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Appium in the City of London

Appium
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Appium in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Appium in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Appium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Appium.

1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) WebDriver
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) TestNG
4 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (50.00%) Azure
4 3 (50.00%) Docker
4 3 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Zephyr
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) VBScript
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science

Appium
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Power Platform
2 2 (33.33%) Serverless
3 1 (16.67%) BrowserStack
3 1 (16.67%) GitHub
3 1 (16.67%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) Power BI
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
2 5 (83.33%) WebDriver
3 4 (66.67%) TestNG
4 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Zephyr
5 2 (33.33%) JMeter
5 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (33.33%) Postman
5 2 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (16.67%) Cypress.io
6 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (16.67%) JIRA
6 1 (16.67%) JUnit
6 1 (16.67%) Mocha
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 3 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 2 (33.33%) LINQ
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
1 2 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (16.67%) Chai
2 1 (16.67%) Enzyme
2 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
2 1 (16.67%) Jest
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Development
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Accessibility
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Perfecto Mobile