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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestComplete over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software TestComplete
England / North West
Rank - 157 -
Contract jobs citing TestComplete 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.026% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
447 608 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.15% 15.99% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 362 249
Median daily rate £394 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 12
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £31.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +12.97%

TestComplete
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

TestComplete Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

TestComplete
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

TestComplete
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TestComplete 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 North West region with a requirement for TestComplete.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript