Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 485 501 518
Rank change year-on-year +16 +17 +19
Contract jobs citing Appium 151 115 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.47% 1.28% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 85 88
London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £344 £332 £321
90th Percentile £554 £550 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £439
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.13% +9.69%
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 10,281 8,965 7,977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 22.47% 19.90% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,586 6,728 5,795
London median daily rate £510 £498 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.51% +10.56% +3.15%
10th Percentile £363 £349 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £605
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 12
London median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -19.08% +49.71%
10th Percentile £16.33 £20.56 £10.00
90th Percentile £69.58 £47.57 £57.35
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 -22 30 £425 -2.41% 6
West London -10 9 £475 +12.43% 5
East London -15 6 - - 2
South London - 2 £481 -
Appium
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Appium.

1 137 (90.73%) Test Automation
2 109 (72.19%) Java
3 98 (64.90%) Selenium
4 94 (62.25%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (47.02%) Cucumber
6 63 (41.72%) BDD
7 62 (41.06%) QA
8 52 (34.44%) Jenkins
9 49 (32.45%) WebDriver
10 43 (28.48%) Mobile App
11 40 (26.49%) TDD
11 40 (26.49%) SDET
12 39 (25.83%) JIRA
12 39 (25.83%) Android
13 38 (25.17%) JavaScript
14 36 (23.84%) Apple iOS
15 29 (19.21%) Docker
15 29 (19.21%) Web Services
16 27 (17.88%) Scrum
17 26 (17.22%) C#
17 26 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (15.23%) JUnit
18 23 (15.23%) Finance
19 22 (14.57%) DevOps
20 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (13.91%) Maven
21 20 (13.25%) Git (software)
21 20 (13.25%) API Testing
22 19 (12.58%) SDLC
22 19 (12.58%) RESTful

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 11 (7.28%) Confluence
2 5 (3.31%) CMS
3 4 (2.65%) Apache
4 2 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.26%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.93%) GitHub
3 13 (8.61%) BrowserStack
4 12 (7.95%) Sauce Labs
5 6 (3.97%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.32%) SaaS
6 2 (1.32%) TestFlight
7 1 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.66%) IaaS
7 1 (0.66%) PaaS
7 1 (0.66%) Serverless
7 1 (0.66%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) HTTP
2 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.31%) Data Mining
2 5 (3.31%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (1.99%) Redis
4 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.32%) MySQL
4 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 98 (64.90%) Selenium
2 71 (47.02%) Cucumber
3 52 (34.44%) Jenkins
4 49 (32.45%) WebDriver
5 39 (25.83%) JIRA
6 23 (15.23%) JUnit
7 21 (13.91%) Maven
8 20 (13.25%) Git (software)
9 16 (10.60%) Gradle
9 16 (10.60%) SoapUI
10 14 (9.27%) Subversion
11 13 (8.61%) CircleCI
11 13 (8.61%) JMeter
11 13 (8.61%) Xcode
12 9 (5.96%) Zephyr
13 6 (3.97%) Eclipse
14 5 (3.31%) Fiddler
14 5 (3.31%) JBehave
15 4 (2.65%) Android Studio
15 4 (2.65%) Mockito
General
1 23 (15.23%) Finance
2 15 (9.93%) Banking
3 7 (4.64%) Retail
4 5 (3.31%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.99%) Advertising
7 2 (1.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.66%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 27 (17.88%) Developer
2 26 (17.22%) QA Engineer
3 24 (15.89%) Test Engineer
4 17 (11.26%) Tester
5 16 (10.60%) Analyst
6 14 (9.27%) Automation Tester
6 14 (9.27%) Developer in Test
6 14 (9.27%) Test Analyst
7 13 (8.61%) Test Automation Engineer
8 12 (7.95%) Mobile Engineer
9 11 (7.28%) Java Developer
10 10 (6.62%) Automation Test Analyst
11 9 (5.96%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (5.96%) Mobile Tester
11 9 (5.96%) QA Automation Engineer
12 8 (5.30%) Android Engineer
12 8 (5.30%) Test Automation Developer
13 7 (4.64%) Java Engineer
14 6 (3.97%) Applications Engineer
14 6 (3.97%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.21%) Web Services
2 19 (12.58%) RESTful
3 16 (10.60%) REST
4 12 (7.95%) XML
5 11 (7.28%) SOAP
5 11 (7.28%) Spring
6 9 (5.96%) Gherkin
6 9 (5.96%) React Native
7 8 (5.30%) .NET
7 8 (5.30%) Node.js
8 7 (4.64%) HTML
8 7 (4.64%) JSON
9 6 (3.97%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.31%) CSS
10 5 (3.31%) Dagger
10 5 (3.31%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.31%) Nightwatchjs
10 5 (3.31%) WebdriverIO
11 4 (2.65%) Apache POI
11 4 (2.65%) React
Miscellaneous
1 43 (28.48%) Mobile App
2 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.93%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (7.28%) Fintech
5 8 (5.30%) User Experience
6 7 (4.64%) Over-the-Top Content
6 7 (4.64%) Video on Demand
6 7 (4.64%) Video\Live Streaming
7 6 (3.97%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.99%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.83%) Android
2 36 (23.84%) Apple iOS
3 11 (7.28%) Unix
4 9 (5.96%) Linux
5 4 (2.65%) CentOS
5 4 (2.65%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.65%) Windows
6 1 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (90.73%) Test Automation
2 94 (62.25%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (41.72%) BDD
4 40 (26.49%) SDET
4 40 (26.49%) TDD
5 27 (17.88%) Scrum
6 26 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (14.57%) DevOps
8 20 (13.25%) API Testing
9 19 (12.58%) SDLC
10 17 (11.26%) Performance Testing
11 15 (9.93%) OO
11 15 (9.93%) Regression Testing
11 15 (9.93%) Test Scripting
12 13 (8.61%) E-Commerce
13 12 (7.95%) Manual Testing
13 12 (7.95%) Microservices
13 12 (7.95%) Software Engineering
13 12 (7.95%) Software Testing
14 11 (7.28%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (72.19%) Java
2 38 (25.17%) JavaScript
3 26 (17.22%) C#
4 16 (10.60%) Python
5 11 (7.28%) Apple Swift
6 9 (5.96%) SQL
7 7 (4.64%) Kotlin
8 6 (3.97%) Java 8
8 6 (3.97%) Ruby
9 4 (2.65%) PHP
10 3 (1.99%) ES6
10 3 (1.99%) Go
10 3 (1.99%) Perl
10 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.32%) Scala
12 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.66%) Groovy
12 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (7.95%) Degree
2 11 (7.28%) ISEB
2 11 (7.28%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.31%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (3.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.99%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.99%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (41.06%) QA
2 4 (2.65%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (19.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) IAG
Systems Management
1 13 (8.61%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.99%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.99%) Terraform
3 1 (0.66%) Ansible
3 1 (0.66%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 11 (7.28%) Perfecto Mobile
2 6 (3.97%) HP
3 3 (1.99%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.32%) Adobe
4 2 (1.32%) Apple
4 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.32%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 1 (0.66%) hybris
5 1 (0.66%) VMware