The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 560 538 509
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -29
Contract jobs citing TestPartner 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.048% 0.019% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6213 5286 4855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.45% 11.88% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4268 3425 3072
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 125 198
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Handset
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App

TestPartner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA