Period
to 21 February 2018

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 February 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.

Appium
England > South East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 344 378
Rank change year-on-year +8 +34 -28
Contract jobs citing Appium 37 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.12% 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.24% 0.80% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 10
South East median daily rate £450 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +4.73% +13.85%
10th Percentile £383 £324 £282
90th Percentile £525 £533 £387
England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -4.76%
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 2,989 2,246 2,507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.73% 14.47% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,838 1,345 1,546
South East median daily rate £450 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £265
90th Percentile £579 £544 £513
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 67 92
South East median hourly rate £45.39 £41.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.82% +17.33%
10th Percentile £29.00 £28.50 £31.49
90th Percentile £67.25 £71.84 £57.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 February 2018.

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 February 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
Thames Valley -13 18 £345 -5.48%
Buckinghamshire -13 15 - -
Surrey - 9 £450 -
Berkshire -19 3 £345 -5.48%
Hampshire - 3 £425 -
Kent - 2 £463 - 1
West Sussex -15 1 £450 -10.00%
Middlesex - 1 £425 -
Appium
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 36 (97.30%) Test Automation
2 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (64.86%) QA
3 24 (64.86%) Selenium
4 18 (48.65%) Mobile App
5 17 (45.95%) WebDriver
5 17 (45.95%) Java
6 16 (43.24%) Sauce Labs
7 15 (40.54%) JIRA
8 14 (37.84%) TDD
8 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
8 14 (37.84%) Scrum
8 14 (37.84%) Apple iOS
8 14 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (37.84%) Android
9 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
9 13 (35.14%) SQL
10 12 (32.43%) SOAP
10 12 (32.43%) Web Services
10 12 (32.43%) Windows
10 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
10 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
10 12 (32.43%) REST
10 12 (32.43%) Docker
11 11 (29.73%) Apple Swift
11 11 (29.73%) Bitbucket
11 11 (29.73%) BDD
11 11 (29.73%) Confluence
11 11 (29.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (29.73%) HP Quality Center

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 11 (29.73%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 16 (43.24%) Sauce Labs
2 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Redis
2 4 (10.81%) Big Data
2 4 (10.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (64.86%) Selenium
2 17 (45.95%) WebDriver
3 15 (40.54%) JIRA
4 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
5 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
5 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
6 11 (29.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (29.73%) Bitbucket
7 9 (24.32%) HP UFT
7 9 (24.32%) LoadRunner
8 6 (16.22%) NUnit
9 5 (13.51%) Calabash
10 4 (10.81%) SpecFlow
10 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
11 3 (8.11%) IntelliJ
11 3 (8.11%) PhantomJS
11 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
12 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
12 2 (5.41%) UI Automator
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.81%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 4 (10.81%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Automation Tester
1 18 (48.65%) Tester
2 8 (21.62%) QA Automation Tester
2 8 (21.62%) QA Tester
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Automation Tester
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Java Automation Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Senior QA Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Mobile Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Applications Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) QA Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) REST
1 12 (32.43%) SOAP
1 12 (32.43%) Web Services
2 8 (21.62%) React Native
3 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.81%) Node.js
5 3 (8.11%) JSON
5 3 (8.11%) RESTful
6 2 (5.41%) Chai
6 2 (5.41%) WebdriverIO
7 1 (2.70%) .NET
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Android
1 14 (37.84%) Apple iOS
2 12 (32.43%) Windows
3 11 (29.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Test Automation
2 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (37.84%) Scrum
3 14 (37.84%) TDD
4 11 (29.73%) BDD
5 10 (27.03%) Open Source
6 9 (24.32%) Defect Management
7 8 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 8 (21.62%) QA Automation
7 8 (21.62%) V-Model
7 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
8 7 (18.92%) Functional Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 5 (13.51%) DevOps
10 5 (13.51%) SDLC
11 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 13 (35.14%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) Apple Swift
5 8 (21.62%) C#
6 5 (13.51%) Ruby
7 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (64.86%) QA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) Perfecto Mobile
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft