Period
to 19 October 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 19 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.

Appium
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 349 341 361
Rank change year-on-year -8 +20 +21
Contract jobs citing Appium 26 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 0.95% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 19
South East median daily rate £303 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.44% +0.65% +19.23%
10th Percentile £268 £285 £318
90th Percentile £504 £450 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £439
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.13% +9.69%
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 3,130 2,845 2,585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.03% 17.49% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,935 1,747 1,603
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £293
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 92 77
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £31.90 £31.55 £35.90
90th Percentile £53.75 £61.62 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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 19 October 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 19 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
Buckinghamshire +18 16 £300 -20.00% 1
Thames Valley +7 16 £300 -13.04% 2
Hampshire -13 5 - - 1
Surrey -16 5 £498 +10.56% 4
Appium
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 25 (96.15%) Test Automation
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (76.92%) Java
4 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
5 15 (57.69%) QA
6 14 (53.85%) Selenium
6 14 (53.85%) Cucumber
7 13 (50.00%) Apple iOS
8 12 (46.15%) BDD
8 12 (46.15%) Android
8 12 (46.15%) OO
8 12 (46.15%) C#
9 11 (42.31%) TDD
9 11 (42.31%) Open Source
9 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (38.46%) Docker
11 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
11 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
11 9 (34.62%) Banking
12 7 (26.92%) OOP
12 7 (26.92%) Xcode
12 7 (26.92%) C++
12 7 (26.92%) QA Automation
12 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (26.92%) Deployment Automation
13 6 (23.08%) Master's Degree
13 6 (23.08%) Spring Boot
13 6 (23.08%) Apple Swift
13 6 (23.08%) SoapUI

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 (19.23%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Redis
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Cucumber
1 14 (53.85%) Selenium
2 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
3 7 (26.92%) Xcode
4 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
5 5 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (19.23%) Bitbucket
5 5 (19.23%) JIRA
5 5 (19.23%) NUnit
5 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
6 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (7.69%) Calabash
8 1 (3.85%) GitLab
General
1 9 (34.62%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Automation Tester
1 15 (57.69%) Tester
2 7 (26.92%) Java Automation Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Mobile Tester
3 6 (23.08%) QA Automation Tester
3 6 (23.08%) QA Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Automation Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Android Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Tester
6 1 (3.85%) React Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Automation Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Spring Boot
2 5 (19.23%) CSS
2 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) jQuery
2 5 (19.23%) Node.js
3 3 (11.54%) REST
3 3 (11.54%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) Spring
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) React Native
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 4 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (46.15%) Android
3 5 (19.23%) Mac OS X
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Test Automation
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) BDD
3 12 (46.15%) OO
4 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (42.31%) Open Source
4 11 (42.31%) TDD
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (26.92%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (26.92%) OOP
5 7 (26.92%) QA Automation
6 5 (19.23%) MVC
6 5 (19.23%) OWASP
6 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) SDLC
7 4 (15.38%) iOS Development
7 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Presales
8 3 (11.54%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) C#
4 7 (26.92%) C++
5 6 (23.08%) Apple Swift
6 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 1 (3.85%) ES6
7 1 (3.85%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
1 6 (23.08%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (57.69%) QA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Perfecto Mobile