Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Mobile Test Analyst was £333 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Mobile Test Analyst
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 853 848
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Test Analyst 21 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.027% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.028% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 24
UK median daily rate £333 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.31% +4.84% -8.15%
10th Percentile £110 £256 £210
90th Percentile £430 £450 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -17.69% +8.33% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Mobile Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Mobile Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Test Analyst in the UK

Mobile Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Test Analyst in the UK

Mobile Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Test Analyst over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Test Analyst in the UK

Mobile Test Analyst
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Test Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 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
England +7 18 £350 +5.66% 2
UK excluding London +10 11 £268 -17.69% 2
London -18 10 £363 +7.41%
North of England +50 4 £120 -63.08% 1
North West +24 4 £120 -63.08% 1
South East +1 4 £450 +23.29%
Scotland -4 3 £270 -12.90%

Mobile Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Mobile Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Mobile Test Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 9 (42.86%) JIRA
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
4 8 (38.10%) Android
5 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 6 (28.57%) ISEB
6 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
7 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
8 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
8 4 (19.05%) QA
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) HP
8 4 (19.05%) Banking
8 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
8 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (19.05%) API Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (14.29%) Open Source
9 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 3 (14.29%) Test Management
9 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 3 (14.29%) PDA
9 3 (14.29%) Games
10 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure

Mobile Test Analyst Skill Set
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 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Drupal
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Boomi
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Appium
2 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) Android Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.76%) TestRail
3 1 (4.76%) Xcode
3 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) REST
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) PDA
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Android
2 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
6 4 (19.05%) API Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
7 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Open Source
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Test Management
8 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Kanban
9 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
9 1 (4.76%) System Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISEB
2 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) Xamarin