The table below looks at the statistics for TestComplete skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestComplete over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TestComplete 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.95% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £210 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
TestComplete
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Development Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
50 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.77% 16.48% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 17
Average daily rate £375 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £363 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £700 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

TestComplete
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

TestComplete Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

TestComplete
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

TestComplete Daily Rate Trend in Kent

TestComplete
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA