Period
to 20 July 2018

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 July 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.

BrowserStack
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 373 357 -
Rank change year-on-year -16 - +393
Contract jobs citing BrowserStack 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.052% 0.019% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.27% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
South East median daily rate £325 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% - -
England median daily rate £440 £425 £338
% change year-on-year +3.53% +25.93% -15.63%
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 3,389 2,174 1,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.73% 13.54% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,135 1,376 1,172
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £479 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +3.51% +2.78% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 27
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.30% -23.51% -17.43%
10th Percentile £11.67 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £51.88 £37.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% -15.56%

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 July 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
Berkshire - 5 £325 - 1
Thames Valley - 5 £325 - 1
Sussex - 4 - -
BrowserStack
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BrowserStack 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 BrowserStack.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) Selenium
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
3 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
4 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
5 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
5 5 (55.56%) JIRA
5 5 (55.56%) Java
5 5 (55.56%) SOAP
5 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
6 4 (44.44%) C#
6 4 (44.44%) .NET
6 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
6 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
6 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
7 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 3 (33.33%) VBScript
7 3 (33.33%) Python
7 3 (33.33%) SOA
7 3 (33.33%) HP
7 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
7 3 (33.33%) Zephyr
7 3 (33.33%) SDLC
7 3 (33.33%) API Testing
7 3 (33.33%) Defect Management

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 3 (33.33%) Sauce Labs
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (22.22%) Serverless
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
5 3 (33.33%) Zephyr
6 2 (22.22%) Appium
6 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
6 2 (22.22%) JBehave
6 2 (22.22%) JMeter
6 2 (22.22%) JUnit
6 2 (22.22%) Maven
6 2 (22.22%) TestRail
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Automation Test Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Spring Boot
3 2 (22.22%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) API Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Case Management
5 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Open Source
7 1 (11.11%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP