Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 17 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.

BrowserStack
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 802 788 856
Rank change year-on-year -14 +68 +4
Contract jobs citing BrowserStack 56 54 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.056% 0.028%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.31% 0.45% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 17
UK median daily rate £413 £463 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.81% +25.00% -9.76%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £293
90th Percentile £500 £551 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £463 £370
% change year-on-year -13.51% +25.00% -5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 18,299 12,116 7,869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.19% 12.63% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,653 8,394 5,433
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £275
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 168 123
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.08 £11.18 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.50 £56.75 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.88 £17.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year -0.74% -13.91% -1.26%

BrowserStack
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BrowserStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BrowserStack in the UK

BrowserStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BrowserStack in the UK

BrowserStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BrowserStack over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BrowserStack in the UK

BrowserStack
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BrowserStack within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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
England +11 54 £425 - 9
London -13 37 £425 -8.11% 4
UK excluding London -9 15 £400 -13.51% 5
South East -8 8 £500 +14.29% 1
North of England +30 4 £350 -5.41% 2
North West - 3 £350 - 2
North East +50 1 £525 +41.76%
South West +15 1 £300 -7.69%
Midlands +7 1 £275 - 1
Wales -21 1 £350 -26.32%
East Midlands - 1 £275 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 with a requirement for BrowserStack.

1 43 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 34 (60.71%) JIRA
4 29 (51.79%) Selenium
5 28 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 23 (41.07%) Java
7 22 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (39.29%) QA
7 22 (39.29%) BDD
8 21 (37.50%) WebDriver
8 21 (37.50%) Confluence
9 20 (35.71%) TDD
10 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
10 17 (30.36%) REST
11 15 (26.79%) Jenkins
11 15 (26.79%) Docker
11 15 (26.79%) Zephyr
11 15 (26.79%) User Experience
11 15 (26.79%) Microservices
11 15 (26.79%) Performance Testing
11 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
11 15 (26.79%) JMeter
12 13 (23.21%) Scrum
12 13 (23.21%) Node.js
13 12 (21.43%) Mobile App
13 12 (21.43%) Appium
14 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
14 11 (19.64%) Exploratory Testing
15 10 (17.86%) Sass
15 10 (17.86%) Functional Testing

BrowserStack
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 21 (37.50%) Confluence
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (14.29%) BlazeMeter
2 7 (12.50%) GitHub
3 6 (10.71%) Sauce Labs
4 4 (7.14%) vREST
5 3 (5.36%) Lucidchart
6 2 (3.57%) npm
7 1 (1.79%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Big Data
1 2 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (60.71%) JIRA
2 29 (51.79%) Selenium
3 28 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 21 (37.50%) WebDriver
5 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
6 15 (26.79%) Jenkins
6 15 (26.79%) JMeter
6 15 (26.79%) Zephyr
7 12 (21.43%) Appium
8 10 (17.86%) TeamCity
9 9 (16.07%) Jasmine
9 9 (16.07%) SpecFlow
10 8 (14.29%) Protractor
10 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 7 (12.50%) GitLab
11 7 (12.50%) JUnit
11 7 (12.50%) Travis CI
12 6 (10.71%) SoapUI
12 6 (10.71%) TestNG
13 5 (8.93%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.14%) Banking
1 4 (7.14%) Retail
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) Test Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Tester
5 7 (12.50%) Developer in Test
6 6 (10.71%) Automation Tester
6 6 (10.71%) QA Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Angular Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Java Developer in Test
7 5 (8.93%) Node.js Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Performance Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Performance Test Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) AWS Developer
8 4 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) REST
2 13 (23.21%) Node.js
3 10 (17.86%) CSS
3 10 (17.86%) Sass
3 10 (17.86%) SOAP
4 9 (16.07%) Web Services
5 8 (14.29%) JSON
5 8 (14.29%) RESTful
6 7 (12.50%) Gherkin
7 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (7.14%) XML
9 3 (5.36%) .NET
9 3 (5.36%) JDBC
9 3 (5.36%) PicoContainer
9 3 (5.36%) Pyramid
9 3 (5.36%) Spring
10 2 (3.57%) Angular 2
10 2 (3.57%) CSS3
10 2 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) User Experience
2 12 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.93%) Mainframe
4 4 (7.14%) Over-the-Top Content
4 4 (7.14%) W3C
5 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.36%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.57%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Android
1 7 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 22 (39.29%) BDD
3 22 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (35.71%) TDD
5 15 (26.79%) Microservices
5 15 (26.79%) Performance Testing
6 13 (23.21%) Scrum
7 11 (19.64%) Exploratory Testing
7 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
8 10 (17.86%) Functional Testing
9 9 (16.07%) DevOps
9 9 (16.07%) Mentoring
9 9 (16.07%) Open Source
9 9 (16.07%) System Testing
10 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 8 (14.29%) SDET
11 7 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
11 7 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
11 7 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Java
2 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.29%) C#
4 7 (12.50%) SQL
5 4 (7.14%) Python
5 4 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (3.57%) Scala
7 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (39.29%) QA
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.93%) Citrix
3 3 (5.36%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.57%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com