Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 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.

Appium
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 354 345 343
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 +37
Contract jobs citing Appium 21 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 1.16% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 14
South East median daily rate £325 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +1.12% +20.27%
10th Percentile £281 £413 £363
90th Percentile £565 £515 £546
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.50 - -

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,153 2,837 2,264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.88% 17.47% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,935 1,731 1,371
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +8.02% +8.00%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £585 £538
England median daily rate £488 £470 £435
% change year-on-year +3.72% +8.05% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 79 65
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% -5.75%
10th Percentile £35.00 £26.00 £32.12
90th Percentile £59.13 £63.25 £51.50
England median hourly rate £42.75 £43.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +7.41% +1.25%

Appium
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Appium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Appium in the South East

Appium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Appium in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Appium in the South East

Appium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Appium in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Appium in the South East

Appium
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Appium within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Buckinghamshire +19 10 £300 -
Thames Valley +8 10 £300 -13.04%
Surrey -18 7 £525 +16.67% 3
Hampshire -25 2 - - 2
Kent +19 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £325 - 2
Appium
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Appium.

1 19 (90.48%) Test Automation
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
4 16 (76.19%) BDD
5 15 (71.43%) Java
6 12 (57.14%) TDD
7 11 (52.38%) QA
7 11 (52.38%) Selenium
7 11 (52.38%) C#
8 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (47.62%) QA Automation
9 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
9 9 (42.86%) OO
10 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
10 8 (38.10%) Open Source
10 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (33.33%) Apple Swift
11 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (33.33%) Master's Degree
11 7 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (33.33%) Node.js
11 7 (33.33%) Docker
11 7 (33.33%) OOP
11 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
11 7 (33.33%) Degree
12 6 (28.57%) JIRA
12 6 (28.57%) C++
12 6 (28.57%) Scrum
12 6 (28.57%) Redis
12 6 (28.57%) Android

Appium
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (23.81%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) BrowserStack
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Redis
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Selenium
2 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 6 (28.57%) JIRA
3 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (19.05%) Bitbucket
5 4 (19.05%) NUnit
6 3 (14.29%) Calabash
6 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (9.52%) GitLab
7 2 (9.52%) JMeter
7 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
8 1 (4.76%) Android Studio
8 1 (4.76%) MSTest
8 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
8 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 1 (4.76%) Xcode
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Automation Tester
1 10 (47.62%) Tester
2 6 (28.57%) QA Automation Tester
2 6 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Automation Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Tester
5 2 (9.52%) React Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Android Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Automation Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) React Native
2 2 (9.52%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) Android SDK
3 1 (4.76%) iOS SDK
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
2 6 (28.57%) Android
3 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
3 4 (19.05%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Test Automation
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (76.19%) BDD
4 12 (57.14%) TDD
5 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (47.62%) QA Automation
6 9 (42.86%) OO
7 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (38.10%) Open Source
8 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 7 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (33.33%) OOP
9 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (28.57%) Scrum
10 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
10 5 (23.81%) Presales
11 4 (19.05%) DevOps
12 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
12 3 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) Java
3 11 (52.38%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) Apple Swift
5 6 (28.57%) C++
6 5 (23.81%) Ruby
7 2 (9.52%) ES6
7 2 (9.52%) Go
8 1 (4.76%) Java 8
8 1 (4.76%) SQL
8 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
1 7 (33.33%) Master's Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
1 2 (9.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Perfecto Mobile
2 1 (4.76%) Apple
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian