Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for BrowserStack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BrowserStack over the 6 months to 20 October 2017 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.

BrowserStack
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 380 400
Rank change year-on-year +20 +20 -
Contract jobs citing BrowserStack 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.025% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.15% 0.051% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
South East median daily rate £375 £500 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +185.71% -
England median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

BrowserStack 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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2690 1980 1272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.57% 11.66% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1699 1269 770
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £423
% change year-on-year +5.56% +6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 33
South East median hourly rate £15.75 £19.61 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.68% +22.56% +11.30%
10th Percentile £10.88 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.12 £56.75 £37.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.85% -17.58% +26.76%

BrowserStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for BrowserStack in the South East

BrowserStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BrowserStack in the South East

BrowserStack
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 BrowserStack within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 October 2017. 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 +4 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £375 -
BrowserStack
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BrowserStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for BrowserStack.

1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) W3C
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing

BrowserStack
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft