Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 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.

Sauce Labs
England > London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 570 600 625
Rank change year-on-year +30 +25 -21
Contract jobs citing Sauce Labs 56 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.009% 0.026%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.50% 0.056% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 0 8
London median daily rate £475 - £400
10th Percentile £375 - £353
90th Percentile £610 - £438
England median daily rate £475 £330 £413
% change year-on-year +43.94% -20.00% -2.94%
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 11,137 7,187 5,675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.43% 16.88% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,187 5,205 4,182
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £480 £466 £450
% change year-on-year +3.11% +3.44% +10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 64 54
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.16 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.36% -3.84% -15.08%
10th Percentile £14.06 £11.25 £14.18
90th Percentile £93.45 £92.88 £47.35
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -9.52% +7.09% -13.80%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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
South London - 8 £475 -
Central London -23 6 £525 - 1
West London - 2 £338 - 1
Sauce Labs
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 53 (94.64%) Test Automation
2 43 (76.79%) Java
3 42 (75.00%) Cucumber
4 41 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (71.43%) Selenium
6 38 (67.86%) WebDriver
7 37 (66.07%) BDD
8 28 (50.00%) Scrum
9 26 (46.43%) Jenkins
10 25 (44.64%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
11 22 (39.29%) BrowserStack
12 20 (35.71%) JMeter
12 20 (35.71%) TDD
12 20 (35.71%) RESTful
13 18 (32.14%) QA
13 18 (32.14%) DevOps
14 16 (28.57%) Banking
15 15 (26.79%) Bitbucket
16 13 (23.21%) GitHub
16 13 (23.21%) Appium
16 13 (23.21%) SDET
16 13 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (23.21%) Maven
17 12 (21.43%) OOP
17 12 (21.43%) OO
17 12 (21.43%) Protractor
18 11 (19.64%) Finance
18 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
18 11 (19.64%) Git (software)

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 9 (16.07%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 22 (39.29%) BrowserStack
2 13 (23.21%) GitHub
3 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (5.36%) Amazon S3
5 3 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) HTTP
1 6 (10.71%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
1 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 42 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 40 (71.43%) Selenium
3 38 (67.86%) WebDriver
4 26 (46.43%) Jenkins
5 20 (35.71%) JMeter
6 15 (26.79%) Bitbucket
7 13 (23.21%) Appium
7 13 (23.21%) Maven
8 12 (21.43%) Protractor
9 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
10 10 (17.86%) JBehave
11 9 (16.07%) Burp Suite
11 9 (16.07%) Gradle
11 9 (16.07%) JIRA
11 9 (16.07%) SoapUI
12 7 (12.50%) JUnit
13 6 (10.71%) Gerrit
13 6 (10.71%) Hudson
13 6 (10.71%) LoadRunner
14 5 (8.93%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (28.57%) Banking
2 11 (19.64%) Finance
3 8 (14.29%) Advertising
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Tester
2 9 (16.07%) Agile Tester
3 8 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 8 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) QA Leader
6 4 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (5.36%) Developer in Test
7 3 (5.36%) QA Automation Tester
7 3 (5.36%) QA Manager
7 3 (5.36%) QA Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) RESTful
2 10 (17.86%) Node.js
2 10 (17.86%) Spring
3 9 (16.07%) Dropwizard
3 9 (16.07%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (16.07%) Gherkin
3 9 (16.07%) Java EE
4 8 (14.29%) .NET
4 8 (14.29%) Web Services
5 7 (12.50%) Chai
5 7 (12.50%) Nightwatchjs
5 7 (12.50%) SOAP
6 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
6 6 (10.71%) Ajax
6 6 (10.71%) jQuery
6 6 (10.71%) JSON
6 6 (10.71%) WebdriverIO
7 5 (8.93%) REST
8 4 (7.14%) Lambda Expressions
9 3 (5.36%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.71%) Algorithms
2 6 (10.71%) Data Structures
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) User Experience
5 2 (3.57%) Fintech
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Android
1 7 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (94.64%) Test Automation
2 41 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (66.07%) BDD
4 28 (50.00%) Scrum
5 25 (44.64%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (35.71%) TDD
7 18 (32.14%) DevOps
8 13 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (23.21%) SDET
9 12 (21.43%) OO
9 12 (21.43%) OOP
10 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
11 10 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (16.07%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (16.07%) Regression Testing
12 9 (16.07%) Software Testing
13 7 (12.50%) Functional Testing
13 7 (12.50%) Microservices
13 7 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 43 (76.79%) Java
2 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.86%) PHP
4 5 (8.93%) Python
5 4 (7.14%) Java 8
5 4 (7.14%) SQL
6 3 (5.36%) C
6 3 (5.36%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Kibana
1 9 (16.07%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Perfecto Mobile
2 6 (10.71%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 3 (5.36%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) IBM