Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 535 374 480
Rank change year-on-year -161 +106 +2
Contract jobs citing Appium 43 25 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.14% 0.090%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 0.79% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 20
10th Percentile £338 £231 £308
25th Percentile £400 £325 £353
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £460 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% - -11.11%
75th Percentile £488 £450 £500
90th Percentile £558 £500 £505
England median daily rate £455 £373 £413
% change year-on-year +22.15% -9.70% -8.33%

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 7,198 3,172 5,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.53% 18.02% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,200 2,259 4,098
10th Percentile £413 £350 £375
25th Percentile £497 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £680 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £656 £675
England median daily rate £550 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 10 28
10th Percentile - £40.30 £18.32
25th Percentile £39.75 £52.13 £44.26
Median hourly rate £44.84 £55.00 £50.64
Median % change year-on-year -18.47% +8.62% +38.09%
75th Percentile £70.08 £67.63 £78.75
90th Percentile £80.25 £69.08 -
England median hourly rate £52.57 £45.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +16.81% +1.12% +1.71%

Appium
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Appium in London

Appium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Appium in London

Appium
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Appium in London over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -51 5 £427 +62.67% 11
East London -5 1 £468 +43.85% 6
Appium
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 39 (90.70%) Test Automation
2 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (58.14%) Java
4 24 (55.81%) QA
5 22 (51.16%) Android
6 21 (48.84%) Cucumber
6 21 (48.84%) Apple iOS
6 21 (48.84%) CI/CD
7 20 (46.51%) Selenium
7 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
8 19 (44.19%) BDD
9 15 (34.88%) Azure
9 15 (34.88%) Test Strategy
9 15 (34.88%) TestNG
9 15 (34.88%) DevOps
9 15 (34.88%) Sauce Labs
10 14 (32.56%) Perfecto Mobile
10 14 (32.56%) Postman
10 14 (32.56%) BrowserStack
10 14 (32.56%) Accessibility
10 14 (32.56%) TDD
11 12 (27.91%) JUnit
12 11 (25.58%) Scrum
12 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
12 11 (25.58%) Node.js
12 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
13 10 (23.26%) SDET
13 10 (23.26%) iOS SDK
13 10 (23.26%) WCAG
14 9 (20.93%) Load Testing

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 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) Azure
1 15 (34.88%) Sauce Labs
2 14 (32.56%) BrowserStack
3 3 (6.98%) AWS
3 3 (6.98%) Serverless
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.65%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.33%) GitHub
5 1 (2.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) 2G
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.65%) Power BI
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Cucumber
2 20 (46.51%) Selenium
3 15 (34.88%) TestNG
4 14 (32.56%) Postman
5 12 (27.91%) JUnit
6 9 (20.93%) WebDriver
7 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
7 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
7 8 (18.60%) Maven
8 7 (16.28%) Cypress.io
8 7 (16.28%) JIRA
8 7 (16.28%) JMeter
9 6 (13.95%) SpecFlow
10 5 (11.63%) Zephyr
11 4 (9.30%) REST Assured
11 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
11 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
12 3 (6.98%) Rational Performance Tester
12 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
12 3 (6.98%) Xcode
General
1 7 (16.28%) Social Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Tester
2 13 (30.23%) Automation Tester
3 10 (23.26%) Mobile Tester
4 9 (20.93%) Mobile Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) QA Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Android Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Mobile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) QA Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) Node.js
2 10 (23.26%) iOS SDK
3 5 (11.63%) Gherkin
4 4 (9.30%) RESTful
5 2 (4.65%) .NET
5 2 (4.65%) Chai
5 2 (4.65%) Enzyme
5 2 (4.65%) Jest
5 2 (4.65%) LINQ
5 2 (4.65%) REST
5 2 (4.65%) SOAP
5 2 (4.65%) WCF
5 2 (4.65%) WinForms
6 1 (2.33%) Ajax
6 1 (2.33%) Apache POI
6 1 (2.33%) Kafka
6 1 (2.33%) pytest
6 1 (2.33%) React Native
6 1 (2.33%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Android
2 21 (48.84%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (90.70%) Test Automation
2 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (48.84%) CI/CD
4 19 (44.19%) BDD
5 15 (34.88%) DevOps
5 15 (34.88%) Test Strategy
6 14 (32.56%) TDD
7 11 (25.58%) Scrum
7 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
8 10 (23.26%) SDET
9 9 (20.93%) Benchmarking
9 9 (20.93%) Load Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
11 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
11 6 (13.95%) QA Automation
12 5 (11.63%) API Testing
12 5 (11.63%) Manual Testing
12 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
13 4 (9.30%) OOP
13 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) Java
2 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.60%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) Apple Swift
4 4 (9.30%) SQL
5 3 (6.98%) Kotlin
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby
5 3 (6.98%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.98%) VBScript
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.98%) ISEB
3 3 (6.98%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (55.81%) QA
2 14 (32.56%) Accessibility
3 10 (23.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Perfecto Mobile
2 3 (6.98%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) IBM
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Acunetix
4 1 (2.33%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) StreamSets