The table below looks at the statistics for SilkTest skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SilkTest over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Borland SilkTest
Rank 249 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SilkTest 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.012% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.075% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SilkTest
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1336 1202 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.79% 12.32% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 743 603
Median daily rate £412 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.86% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 22
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.37 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% +12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

SilkTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SilkTest Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SilkTest
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SilkTest Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SilkTest
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SilkTest Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SilkTest
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SilkTest within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent - 1 £225 -
SilkTest
England

SilkTest
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SilkTest 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 South East region with a requirement for SilkTest.

1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle