Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Sauce Labs skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sauce Labs over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 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.

Sauce Labs
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 564 620 574
Rank change year-on-year +56 -46 +23
Contract jobs citing Sauce Labs 50 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.032% 0.044%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.42% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 12
London median daily rate £441 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.12% +17.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £346 £367 £375
90th Percentile £680 £495 £438
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Sauce Labs is in the Cloud Services 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 cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12,047 9,297 6,151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 27.05% 20.13% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,846 6,981 4,506
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £315
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 85 45
London median hourly rate £19.00 £26.60 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.56% +6.38% +15.53%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £13.87
90th Percentile £66.15 £58.75 £145.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% -2.63% -12.20%

Sauce Labs
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Sauce Labs in London

Sauce Labs
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sauce Labs in London

Sauce Labs
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sauce Labs in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sauce Labs in London

Sauce Labs
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 Sauce Labs within the London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
South London - 8 £475 -
West London +11 5 £363 -14.71% 1
Central London -9 3 £530 +8.16% 2
Sauce Labs
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Sauce Labs 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 Sauce Labs.

1 46 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 42 (84.00%) Selenium
2 42 (84.00%) Java
3 39 (78.00%) WebDriver
4 37 (74.00%) JavaScript
5 36 (72.00%) BDD
6 35 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (68.00%) Jenkins
8 32 (64.00%) Cucumber
9 22 (44.00%) TDD
10 21 (42.00%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (34.00%) Node.js
12 16 (32.00%) JIRA
12 16 (32.00%) JMeter
12 16 (32.00%) Appium
13 15 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (30.00%) Scrum
14 14 (28.00%) QA
14 14 (28.00%) Protractor
14 14 (28.00%) Bitbucket
15 13 (26.00%) SDET
15 13 (26.00%) Software Testing
16 12 (24.00%) .NET
16 12 (24.00%) GitHub
16 12 (24.00%) BrowserStack
17 11 (22.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 11 (22.00%) DevOps
17 11 (22.00%) Regression Testing
17 11 (22.00%) RESTful
18 10 (20.00%) Mocha

Sauce Labs
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 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (12.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (12.00%) CMS
3 3 (6.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) BrowserStack
1 12 (24.00%) GitHub
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (4.00%) PaaS
3 2 (4.00%) Serverless
4 1 (2.00%) Apigee
4 1 (2.00%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (2.00%) npm
4 1 (2.00%) NuGet
4 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Internet
2 5 (10.00%) HTTP
2 5 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (84.00%) Selenium
2 39 (78.00%) WebDriver
3 34 (68.00%) Jenkins
4 32 (64.00%) Cucumber
5 16 (32.00%) Appium
5 16 (32.00%) JIRA
5 16 (32.00%) JMeter
6 14 (28.00%) Bitbucket
6 14 (28.00%) Protractor
7 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (20.00%) Maven
7 10 (20.00%) Mocha
8 9 (18.00%) SoapUI
9 8 (16.00%) Burp Suite
10 7 (14.00%) Applitools
11 6 (12.00%) Ant
11 6 (12.00%) Gatling
11 6 (12.00%) GitLab
11 6 (12.00%) Hudson
11 6 (12.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (18.00%) Advertising
2 8 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Tester
2 15 (30.00%) Automation Tester
3 8 (16.00%) Agile Tester
4 4 (8.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Functional Tester
4 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Test Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Test Automation Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Developer in Test
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) QA Leader
6 2 (4.00%) QA Manager
6 2 (4.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) Node.js
2 12 (24.00%) .NET
3 11 (22.00%) RESTful
4 10 (20.00%) Chai
5 8 (16.00%) Dropwizard
5 8 (16.00%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (16.00%) HTML
5 8 (16.00%) Java EE
6 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (14.00%) Gherkin
6 7 (14.00%) XML
7 6 (12.00%) Ajax
7 6 (12.00%) Flash
7 6 (12.00%) SOAP
7 6 (12.00%) Web Services
8 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.00%) J2EE
8 5 (10.00%) JSON
8 5 (10.00%) React
9 4 (8.00%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.00%) Video on Demand
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 2 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.00%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Unix
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Android
3 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 36 (72.00%) BDD
3 35 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (44.00%) TDD
5 21 (42.00%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (30.00%) Scrum
7 13 (26.00%) SDET
7 13 (26.00%) Software Testing
8 11 (22.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (22.00%) DevOps
8 11 (22.00%) Regression Testing
9 10 (20.00%) Functional Testing
10 9 (18.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (14.00%) Functional Programming
12 7 (14.00%) OOP
13 6 (12.00%) Acceptance Criteria
13 6 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
13 6 (12.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 42 (84.00%) Java
2 37 (74.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.00%) PHP
3 6 (12.00%) Ruby
4 4 (8.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.00%) SQL
6 2 (4.00%) C#
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Kibana
1 8 (16.00%) logstash
2 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (6.00%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (2.00%) Grafana
4 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Perfecto Mobile
2 7 (14.00%) Adobe
3 6 (12.00%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 3 (6.00%) CA
5 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.00%) Veracode