Period
to 22 October 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 22 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.

Sauce Labs
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 572 610 614
Rank change year-on-year +38 +4 -14
Contract jobs citing Sauce Labs 50 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.018% 0.032%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.43% 0.10% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 6 11
London median daily rate £475 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.43% +4.69% -10.11%
10th Percentile £355 £349 £375
90th Percentile £725 £454 £438
England median daily rate £475 £401 £425
% change year-on-year +18.38% -5.59% -2.30%
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 11,750 7,978 6,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.44% 17.70% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,667 5,923 4,477
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 72 50
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -2.39% -0.58%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.00 £14.45
90th Percentile £85.50 £165.00 £97.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -19.10%

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 October 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 22 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
South London - 8 £475 -
West London -2 4 £350 -17.65%
Central London -16 3 £566 +74.23%
Sauce Labs
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 48 (96.00%) Test Automation
2 45 (90.00%) Java
3 40 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 40 (80.00%) Selenium
4 36 (72.00%) Cucumber
4 36 (72.00%) BDD
5 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (56.00%) Jenkins
7 25 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 23 (46.00%) Scrum
9 22 (44.00%) TDD
9 22 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (40.00%) JMeter
11 19 (38.00%) BrowserStack
12 18 (36.00%) GitHub
12 18 (36.00%) Bitbucket
13 16 (32.00%) QA
14 15 (30.00%) RESTful
14 15 (30.00%) OOP
14 15 (30.00%) OO
15 14 (28.00%) Banking
15 14 (28.00%) Node.js
15 14 (28.00%) SDET
16 13 (26.00%) DevOps
16 13 (26.00%) PHP
16 13 (26.00%) .NET
17 12 (24.00%) Perfecto Mobile
18 11 (22.00%) Problem-Solving
18 11 (22.00%) Appium
19 10 (20.00%) JBehave

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 7 (14.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.00%) Confluence
3 2 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.00%) BrowserStack
2 18 (36.00%) GitHub
3 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (2.00%) Apigee
4 1 (2.00%) npm
4 1 (2.00%) NuGet
4 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) HTTP
1 9 (18.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
1 8 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 40 (80.00%) Selenium
1 40 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 36 (72.00%) Cucumber
3 28 (56.00%) Jenkins
4 20 (40.00%) JMeter
5 18 (36.00%) Bitbucket
6 11 (22.00%) Appium
7 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (20.00%) JBehave
7 10 (20.00%) JIRA
7 10 (20.00%) Maven
7 10 (20.00%) Protractor
8 9 (18.00%) Gerrit
8 9 (18.00%) Hudson
8 9 (18.00%) LoadRunner
9 7 (14.00%) Burp Suite
9 7 (14.00%) JUnit
9 7 (14.00%) SoapUI
10 6 (12.00%) Ant
10 6 (12.00%) GitLab
General
1 14 (28.00%) Banking
2 8 (16.00%) Advertising
3 7 (14.00%) Finance
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Tester
2 11 (22.00%) Automation Tester
3 8 (16.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Test Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Agile Tester
5 5 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) QA Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) QA Leader
6 4 (8.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (8.00%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) QA Automation Tester
7 3 (6.00%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Test Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Test Automation Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) RESTful
2 14 (28.00%) Node.js
3 13 (26.00%) .NET
4 10 (20.00%) Chai
5 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (18.00%) Ajax
5 9 (18.00%) Gherkin
5 9 (18.00%) jQuery
5 9 (18.00%) JSON
5 9 (18.00%) Nightwatchjs
5 9 (18.00%) SOAP
5 9 (18.00%) WebdriverIO
6 8 (16.00%) Web Services
7 7 (14.00%) Dropwizard
7 7 (14.00%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (14.00%) Java EE
7 7 (14.00%) Spring
8 5 (10.00%) HTML
9 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Algorithms
1 9 (18.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Android
2 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (96.00%) Test Automation
2 36 (72.00%) BDD
3 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (46.00%) Scrum
5 22 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (44.00%) TDD
6 15 (30.00%) OO
6 15 (30.00%) OOP
7 14 (28.00%) SDET
8 13 (26.00%) DevOps
9 11 (22.00%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (18.00%) Black-Box Testing
10 9 (18.00%) Functional Programming
10 9 (18.00%) Load Testing
10 9 (18.00%) Multithreading
10 9 (18.00%) Software Testing
11 8 (16.00%) Asynchronous Programming
11 8 (16.00%) Functional Testing
11 8 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (14.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 45 (90.00%) Java
2 25 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.00%) PHP
4 7 (14.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) C
5 3 (6.00%) C#
5 3 (6.00%) Java 8
5 3 (6.00%) Scala
5 3 (6.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Kibana
1 7 (14.00%) logstash
2 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.00%) Grafana
3 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Perfecto Mobile
2 9 (18.00%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 3 (6.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.00%) Veracode