Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 491 539 523
Rank change year-on-year +48 -16 +30
Contract jobs citing Appium 150 68 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.52% 0.87% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 47 76
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £375 £338 £325
90th Percentile £584 £543 £556
England median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - -
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 9,877 7,794 7,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 21.38% 18.61% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,378 5,738 5,662
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 17
London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.79% +56.59%
10th Percentile £17.00 £21.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £56.25 £51.03
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -29 37 £456 -3.95% 10
West London -30 10 £448 -10.40% 1
East London - 7 £450 - 3
South London - 1 £500 -
Appium
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 115 (76.67%) Test Automation
2 110 (73.33%) Java
3 89 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (58.00%) Selenium
5 82 (54.67%) Cucumber
6 61 (40.67%) Jenkins
7 56 (37.33%) BDD
8 51 (34.00%) Android
9 49 (32.67%) Apple iOS
10 44 (29.33%) JavaScript
11 39 (26.00%) QA
11 39 (26.00%) WebDriver
12 36 (24.00%) Mobile App
12 36 (24.00%) SDET
13 31 (20.67%) Docker
14 30 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 28 (18.67%) JIRA
15 28 (18.67%) API Testing
16 27 (18.00%) Finance
17 26 (17.33%) TDD
17 26 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (16.00%) Web Services
19 23 (15.33%) Apple Swift
20 22 (14.67%) Scrum
20 22 (14.67%) Xcode
20 22 (14.67%) Maven
21 21 (14.00%) JUnit
22 18 (12.00%) Regression Testing
22 18 (12.00%) Banking
22 18 (12.00%) REST

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 8 (5.33%) Apache
2 6 (4.00%) Confluence
3 2 (1.33%) CMS
3 2 (1.33%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.33%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.67%) BrowserStack
2 16 (10.67%) GitHub
3 12 (8.00%) Sauce Labs
4 7 (4.67%) DigitalOcean
5 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.33%) SaaS
6 2 (1.33%) TestFlight
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.67%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.00%) HTTP
2 4 (2.67%) Internet
3 3 (2.00%) SMS
3 3 (2.00%) SMTP
4 2 (1.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.67%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.33%) Redis
2 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (2.67%) MySQL
4 3 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.33%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.67%) Big Data
6 1 (0.67%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.67%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 87 (58.00%) Selenium
2 82 (54.67%) Cucumber
3 61 (40.67%) Jenkins
4 39 (26.00%) WebDriver
5 30 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 28 (18.67%) JIRA
7 22 (14.67%) Maven
7 22 (14.67%) Xcode
8 21 (14.00%) JUnit
9 14 (9.33%) Gradle
10 13 (8.67%) JMeter
11 11 (7.33%) CircleCI
11 11 (7.33%) Subversion
12 9 (6.00%) Calabash
12 9 (6.00%) Zephyr
13 7 (4.67%) SoapUI
14 5 (3.33%) Eclipse
14 5 (3.33%) JBehave
14 5 (3.33%) TestNG
15 4 (2.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (18.00%) Finance
2 18 (12.00%) Banking
3 11 (7.33%) Retail
4 5 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.00%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) International Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (27.33%) Developer
2 19 (12.67%) QA Engineer
3 18 (12.00%) Test Engineer
4 17 (11.33%) Mobile Engineer
5 16 (10.67%) Developer in Test
6 15 (10.00%) Android Engineer
7 13 (8.67%) Analyst
7 13 (8.67%) Mobile Developer
7 13 (8.67%) Test Analyst
7 13 (8.67%) Tester
8 12 (8.00%) Automation Tester
9 11 (7.33%) Android Developer
9 11 (7.33%) Java Developer
10 10 (6.67%) Test Automation Developer
10 10 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (4.67%) iOS Developer
11 7 (4.67%) Software Developer
12 6 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
12 6 (4.00%) Java Engineer
12 6 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.00%) Web Services
2 18 (12.00%) REST
3 16 (10.67%) RESTful
4 13 (8.67%) Gherkin
5 12 (8.00%) Spring
5 12 (8.00%) XML
6 11 (7.33%) Android SDK
6 11 (7.33%) HTML
7 10 (6.67%) React Native
8 7 (4.67%) Apache POI
8 7 (4.67%) JSON
8 7 (4.67%) SOAP
9 5 (3.33%) .NET
9 5 (3.33%) CSS
9 5 (3.33%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.33%) Nightwatchjs
9 5 (3.33%) Node.js
9 5 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (3.33%) WebdriverIO
10 4 (2.67%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.00%) Mobile App
2 16 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.67%) User Experience
3 15 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (9.33%) Fintech
5 9 (6.00%) Algorithms
6 6 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.33%) Video on Demand
7 5 (3.33%) Video\Live Streaming
8 4 (2.67%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (2.67%) PDA
8 4 (2.67%) PlayStation
9 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.00%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.00%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.00%) Android
2 49 (32.67%) Apple iOS
3 11 (7.33%) Linux
4 7 (4.67%) CentOS
4 7 (4.67%) Ubuntu
4 7 (4.67%) Unix
5 3 (2.00%) VMS
5 3 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (76.67%) Test Automation
2 89 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (37.33%) BDD
4 36 (24.00%) SDET
5 28 (18.67%) API Testing
6 26 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (17.33%) TDD
7 22 (14.67%) Scrum
8 18 (12.00%) Regression Testing
9 17 (11.33%) OO
10 16 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (10.00%) DevOps
12 14 (9.33%) E-Commerce
13 12 (8.00%) Functional Testing
13 12 (8.00%) Microservices
13 12 (8.00%) Mobile Development
13 12 (8.00%) SDLC
13 12 (8.00%) Software Engineering
13 12 (8.00%) Software Testing
14 11 (7.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 110 (73.33%) Java
2 44 (29.33%) JavaScript
3 23 (15.33%) Apple Swift
4 16 (10.67%) Python
5 14 (9.33%) Ruby
6 13 (8.67%) C#
7 11 (7.33%) SQL
8 5 (3.33%) Go
8 5 (3.33%) Java 8
9 4 (2.67%) ES6
9 4 (2.67%) Scala
10 3 (2.00%) PHP
10 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.33%) Groovy
11 2 (1.33%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.33%) Perl
11 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (7.33%) Degree
2 9 (6.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.33%) ISEB
4 5 (3.33%) Master's Degree
5 4 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (26.00%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) PMO
3 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) GDPR
3 1 (0.67%) PSD2
System Software
1 31 (20.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) Kubernetes
1 7 (4.67%) Terraform
2 6 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.67%) HP ALM
4 2 (1.33%) HockeyApp
4 2 (1.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (4.67%) Perfecto Mobile
2 6 (4.00%) HP
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle
4 3 (2.00%) Google
4 3 (2.00%) VMware
5 2 (1.33%) Apple
5 2 (1.33%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.67%) IBM
6 1 (0.67%) Tableau
6 1 (0.67%) Xamarin