The table below looks at the statistics for TestComplete skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestComplete over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 239 238 236
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing TestComplete 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.046% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.42% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £200
% change year-on-year
- +62.50%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1024 946 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.00% 10.83% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 542 459
Average daily rate £350 £351 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 46
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

TestComplete
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

TestComplete Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

TestComplete
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

TestComplete Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestComplete within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 3 - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
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TestComplete
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) NHS
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA