The table below looks at the statistics for TestPartner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestPartner over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 122 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TestPartner 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.039% - 0.082%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£226 - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £251 £295 £235
% change year-on-year
-15.08% +25.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
273 252 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.76% 9.96% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 137 106
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £437 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

TestPartner
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TestPartner across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

TestPartner Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

TestPartner
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TestPartner across the Berkshire region.

TestPartner Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

TestPartner
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing TestPartner also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TestPartner.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Handset
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App

TestPartner
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing TestPartner also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TestPartner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA