The table below looks at the statistics for TestComplete skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestComplete over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing TestComplete 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £175
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
366 352 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.46% 11.91% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 185 180
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 16
Average hourly rate £31.25 £32.03 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -14.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

TestComplete
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

TestComplete Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

TestComplete Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA