The median contractor rate for a Mobile Tester was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Mobile Tester
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 598 582
Rank change year-on-year +29 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Tester 11 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.060% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.063% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 23
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £289 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £188 £313
% change year-on-year +106.66% -40.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1356 1863
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Mobile Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Mobile Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Tester in England

Mobile Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mobile Tester in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Tester in England

Mobile Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Tester in England

Mobile Tester
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
South East +43 5 £375 - 1
London -12 4 £325 -12.75% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Mobile Tester
UK

Mobile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Mobile 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 England region featuring Mobile Tester in the job title.

1 23 (88.46%) Test Automation
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Android
3 14 (53.85%) Apple iOS
4 13 (50.00%) Selenium
5 12 (46.15%) Mobile App
6 9 (34.62%) Calabash
7 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
7 8 (30.77%) QA
8 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 7 (26.92%) Java
8 7 (26.92%) BDD
9 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
9 6 (23.08%) Appium
9 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 6 (23.08%) HTML
9 6 (23.08%) TDD
10 5 (19.23%) Ruby
10 5 (19.23%) C#
11 4 (15.38%) .NET
11 4 (15.38%) XML
11 4 (15.38%) OO
11 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
11 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
11 4 (15.38%) SDLC
11 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
12 3 (11.54%) RESTful
12 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
12 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
12 3 (11.54%) Unix

Mobile Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (3.85%) GitHub
1 1 (3.85%) Google Play
1 1 (3.85%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Selenium
2 9 (34.62%) Calabash
3 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 6 (23.08%) Appium
4 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.69%) Android Studio
6 2 (7.69%) Capybara
6 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 2 (7.69%) Hudson
6 2 (7.69%) Robotium
7 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
7 1 (3.85%) Grunt
7 1 (3.85%) gulp
7 1 (3.85%) Protractor
7 1 (3.85%) RSpec
7 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.85%) TestNG
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) RESTful
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Core
4 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) JSON
4 2 (7.69%) Node.js
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Android
1 14 (53.85%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Test Automation
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) BDD
4 6 (23.08%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 4 (15.38%) SDLC
5 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.69%) API Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.85%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.85%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.85%) Apple
2 1 (3.85%) Google
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