The table below looks at the statistics for TestComplete skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestComplete over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 202 220 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing TestComplete 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.014% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
797 798 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.72% 11.21% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 601 545
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

TestComplete
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

TestComplete Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

TestComplete
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TestComplete across the City of London region.

TestComplete Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing TestComplete 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 TestComplete.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Infragistics
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Delphi

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing TestComplete 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 TestComplete. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Delphi
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Infragistics
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce