The table below looks at the statistics for TestPartner skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestPartner over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 405 - 405
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TestPartner 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% - 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.094% - 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
TestPartner
England

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
3177 3183 2960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.00% 15.01% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2349 2405 2140
Average daily rate £475 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

TestPartner
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

TestPartner Jobs Demand Trend in London

TestPartner
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

TestPartner Daily Rate Trend in London

TestPartner
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

TestPartner Hourly Rate Trend in London

TestPartner
Top 16 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing

TestPartner
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (66.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Resilience Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA