The table below looks at the statistics for SilkTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SilkTest over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Borland SilkTest
England / London
Rank - 413 405
Contract jobs citing SilkTest 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.062% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £375 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3455 3212 3169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.80% 15.33% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2518 2398 2452
Median daily rate £475 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 6
Median hourly rate £46.50 £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

SilkTest
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SilkTest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

SilkTest Jobs Demand Trend in London

SilkTest
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SilkTest Daily Rate Trend in London