Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 14 December 2017 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
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 475 534 532
Rank change year-on-year +59 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing Appium 157 82 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.65% 1.02% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 67 60
London median daily rate £450 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.07% +6.13%
10th Percentile £363 £312 £312
90th Percentile £550 £573 £452
England median daily rate £446 £425 £370
% change year-on-year +4.94% +14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9541 8034 7251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.08% 18.01% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7256 5782 5332
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £310
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £463 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +7.56% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 18
London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -29.41%
10th Percentile £20.75 £10.00 £21.06
90th Percentile £47.83 £54.64 £55.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Appium
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Appium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Appium in London

Appium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Appium in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Appium in London

Appium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Appium in London over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Appium in London

Appium
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 Appium within the London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -7 41 £446 +25.19% 2
West London +2 18 £424 +14.53% 2
East London - 6 £500 - 1
Appium
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Appium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Appium.

1 119 (75.80%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (74.52%) Test Automation
3 95 (60.51%) BDD
4 93 (59.24%) Cucumber
5 86 (54.78%) Mobile App
6 82 (52.23%) Scrum
7 73 (46.50%) Java
8 70 (44.59%) TDD
9 66 (42.04%) Selenium
10 57 (36.31%) Apple iOS
11 54 (34.39%) Android
12 50 (31.85%) Ruby
13 48 (30.57%) Calabash
14 46 (29.30%) JavaScript
14 46 (29.30%) Jenkins
15 45 (28.66%) Gherkin
15 45 (28.66%) RESTful
15 45 (28.66%) QA
16 44 (28.03%) Functional Testing
17 43 (27.39%) Apple Swift
18 38 (24.20%) Web Services
19 37 (23.57%) Banking
20 35 (22.29%) Git (software)
21 34 (21.66%) Continuous Integration
21 34 (21.66%) XML
22 33 (21.02%) JIRA
23 31 (19.75%) ATDD
24 30 (19.11%) Acceptance Criteria
25 27 (17.20%) Docker
25 27 (17.20%) Kanban

Appium
Co-occurring 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 12 (7.64%) Confluence
2 8 (5.10%) CMS
3 5 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.55%) Jetty
4 4 (2.55%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.27%) Mule
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Mingle
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.28%) GitHub
2 11 (7.01%) Sauce Labs
3 9 (5.73%) BrowserStack
4 8 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.18%) BlazeMeter
5 5 (3.18%) Google Play
6 4 (2.55%) npm
7 2 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.56%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (12.74%) Redis
3 12 (7.64%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.10%) MySQL
5 7 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (3.82%) Big Data
6 6 (3.82%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.18%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.18%) Neo4j
7 5 (3.18%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.27%) SQLite
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 93 (59.24%) Cucumber
2 66 (42.04%) Selenium
3 48 (30.57%) Calabash
4 46 (29.30%) Jenkins
5 35 (22.29%) Git (software)
6 33 (21.02%) JIRA
7 27 (17.20%) Xcode
8 24 (15.29%) WebDriver
9 17 (10.83%) JMeter
10 10 (6.37%) GitLab
10 10 (6.37%) JUnit
10 10 (6.37%) SpecFlow
11 9 (5.73%) Zephyr
12 8 (5.10%) LoadRunner
12 8 (5.10%) SoapUI
13 7 (4.46%) JBehave
13 7 (4.46%) TestNG
13 7 (4.46%) TestRail
14 6 (3.82%) TeamCity
14 6 (3.82%) TestDirector
General
1 37 (23.57%) Banking
2 24 (15.29%) Finance
3 9 (5.73%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.46%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.82%) Retail
6 4 (2.55%) Publishing
7 2 (1.27%) Advertising
7 2 (1.27%) Automotive
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (42.68%) Developer
2 34 (21.66%) Developer in Test
3 27 (17.20%) Test Engineer
4 21 (13.38%) Analyst
4 21 (13.38%) Tester
5 15 (9.55%) Mobile Tester
6 14 (8.92%) Software Engineer
6 14 (8.92%) Software Test Engineer
7 13 (8.28%) Automation Tester
7 13 (8.28%) Ruby Developer
8 12 (7.64%) iOS Developer
8 12 (7.64%) Test Automation Engineer
9 11 (7.01%) Senior Developer
10 10 (6.37%) Java Developer
10 10 (6.37%) Mobile Developer
10 10 (6.37%) Test Analyst
11 9 (5.73%) Android Developer
11 9 (5.73%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (5.73%) Mobile Engineer
11 9 (5.73%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (28.66%) Gherkin
1 45 (28.66%) RESTful
2 38 (24.20%) Web Services
3 34 (21.66%) XML
4 27 (17.20%) JSON
5 23 (14.65%) Node.js
5 23 (14.65%) React Native
6 20 (12.74%) React
6 20 (12.74%) Spring
7 16 (10.19%) SOAP
8 15 (9.55%) HTML
9 13 (8.28%) Velocity
10 12 (7.64%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (7.01%) REST
12 9 (5.73%) HTML5
13 8 (5.10%) Hibernate
13 8 (5.10%) Spring Boot
14 7 (4.46%) J2EE
14 7 (4.46%) Kafka
14 7 (4.46%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 86 (54.78%) Mobile App
2 23 (14.65%) User Experience
3 17 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (9.55%) Video on Demand
5 10 (6.37%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (5.73%) Video\Live Streaming
7 8 (5.10%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (5.10%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (4.46%) Fintech
9 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.82%) PlayStation
10 4 (2.55%) PDA
11 3 (1.91%) Over-the-Top Content
12 2 (1.27%) iPad
12 2 (1.27%) iPhone
12 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.27%) W3C
13 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.64%) NHS
13 1 (0.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 57 (36.31%) Apple iOS
2 54 (34.39%) Android
3 12 (7.64%) Unix
4 4 (2.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (75.80%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (74.52%) Test Automation
3 95 (60.51%) BDD
4 82 (52.23%) Scrum
5 70 (44.59%) TDD
6 44 (28.03%) Functional Testing
7 34 (21.66%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (19.75%) ATDD
9 30 (19.11%) Acceptance Criteria
10 27 (17.20%) Kanban
11 24 (15.29%) SDET
12 23 (14.65%) Manual Testing
13 22 (14.01%) User Stories
14 21 (13.38%) Mobile Development
14 21 (13.38%) Software Engineering
15 19 (12.10%) Exploratory Testing
16 18 (11.46%) Scrum-ban
17 16 (10.19%) Performance Testing
17 16 (10.19%) Regression Testing
18 15 (9.55%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (46.50%) Java
2 50 (31.85%) Ruby
3 46 (29.30%) JavaScript
4 43 (27.39%) Apple Swift
5 17 (10.83%) Objective-C
6 16 (10.19%) SQL
7 15 (9.55%) ES6
8 13 (8.28%) Go
9 11 (7.01%) C#
10 8 (5.10%) Python
10 8 (5.10%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.18%) GraphQL
12 4 (2.55%) Groovy
13 3 (1.91%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.91%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.64%) C
14 1 (0.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (10.83%) Degree
2 6 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (3.82%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.55%) ISEB
3 4 (2.55%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (28.66%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (17.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (9.55%) Kubernetes
1 15 (9.55%) Terraform
2 8 (5.10%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.27%) Ansible
3 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.64%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.64%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (6.37%) Xamarin
2 8 (5.10%) Perfecto Mobile
3 7 (4.46%) Atlassian
3 7 (4.46%) HP
4 6 (3.82%) Google
5 5 (3.18%) Apple
6 4 (2.55%) IBM
6 4 (2.55%) Oracle
7 2 (1.27%) CA
7 2 (1.27%) Perforce
7 2 (1.27%) Splunk
8 1 (0.64%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.64%) Dynatrace