Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 334 354 341
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13 +37
Contract jobs citing Appium 22 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.90% 0.86% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 10
South East median daily rate £400 £300 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -21.31% +0.33%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £247
90th Percentile £475 £406 £441
England median daily rate £406 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -12.16% +8.82% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 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 2,444 3,028 2,777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.08% 18.63% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,479 1,885 1,674
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £317 £314 £305
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 60 84
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £20.85 £31.90 £30.10
90th Percentile £77.38 £53.75 £77.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Thames Valley +8 16 £400 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 11 £400 +33.33%
Berkshire -3 5 £450 - 1
Surrey - 4 £394 -
Kent +3 2 £370 -20.00%
Appium
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 17 (77.27%) Selenium
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) Java
5 9 (40.91%) BDD
6 8 (36.36%) API Testing
6 8 (36.36%) C#
6 8 (36.36%) Android
7 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
7 7 (31.82%) QA
7 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
7 7 (31.82%) Docker
7 7 (31.82%) Apple iOS
8 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
8 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) Windows
9 5 (22.73%) ATM
9 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (22.73%) AWS
9 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
9 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
9 5 (22.73%) SDLC
10 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (18.18%) SpecFlow
10 4 (18.18%) Bitbucket
10 4 (18.18%) Confluence
10 4 (18.18%) Azure
10 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
10 4 (18.18%) JIRA

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 4 (18.18%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) Mule
2 2 (9.09%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) AWS
2 4 (18.18%) Azure
3 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.55%) Power Platform
3 1 (4.55%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) ATM
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
5 4 (18.18%) Bitbucket
5 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 4 (18.18%) JIRA
5 4 (18.18%) SpecFlow
6 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
7 2 (9.09%) JMeter
7 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
7 2 (9.09%) SonarQube
8 1 (4.55%) Android Studio
8 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
8 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
8 1 (4.55%) Maven
8 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (4.55%) TestRail
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Automation Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Test Automation Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Test Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Test Development Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Android Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Developer in Test
5 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
2 2 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) iOS SDK
3 1 (4.55%) Kafka
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) EPoS
3 2 (9.09%) DataPower
3 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Android
2 7 (31.82%) Apple iOS
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
4 8 (36.36%) API Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
6 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (22.73%) SDLC
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
9 3 (13.64%) DevOps
9 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
9 3 (13.64%) SDET
9 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Test Management
9 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 2 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Scala
6 1 (4.55%) Apple Swift
6 1 (4.55%) Java 8
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) hybris
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Apple
2 1 (4.55%) Laserfiche