The table below looks at the statistics for TestPartner skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestPartner over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 628 608 581
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -27
Contract jobs citing TestPartner 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.040% 0.031% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £475 £248 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.53% -20.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £248 £295
% change year-on-year
- -15.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
TestPartner
UK

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
7576 6515 6229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.87% 12.85% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5203 4224 4068
Median daily rate £438 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 134 123
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -5.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.42 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £47.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

TestPartner
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing TestPartner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestPartner within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 3 £475 -
TestPartner
UK

TestPartner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TestPartner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for TestPartner.

1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Guidewire
4 1 (16.67%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

TestPartner
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Guidewire
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle