The first table below looks at the demand for TestPartner skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestPartner over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware TestPartner
Rank - 533 -
Contract jobs citing TestPartner 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.013% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £393 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £235 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6162 5327 5398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.93% 11.69% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4027 3399 3272
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 144 196
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
TestPartner
UK

TestPartner
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

TestPartner Jobs Demand Trend in England

TestPartner
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

TestPartner Daily Rate Trend in England

TestPartner
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TestPartner across the England region.

TestPartner Hourly Rate Trend in England

TestPartner
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestPartner within the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
TestPartner
UK

TestPartner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (71.43%) Ruby
1 5 (71.43%) QA
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
1 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Confluence
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) Capybara
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
5 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
5 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (14.29%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing

TestPartner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) VisionPLUS
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) Capybara
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
4 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (14.29%) jMock
4 1 (14.29%) EasyMock
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA