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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 236 - 236
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TestComplete 10 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% - 0.082%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.82% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £300 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
TestComplete
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
1220 1206 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.25% 12.64% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 669 526
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 38 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.83 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.06 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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

TestComplete
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TestComplete across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

TestComplete Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

TestComplete
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

TestComplete Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

TestComplete
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TestComplete across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

TestComplete Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

TestComplete
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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire - 4 - -
Kent - 3 £210 -
Berkshire - 2 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 -
TestComplete
England

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (66.67%) HP UFT
3 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
3 7 (58.33%) System Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) Validation
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) UML
5 5 (41.67%) JUnit
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) Telerik
5 5 (41.67%) SysML
5 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Load Testing
5 5 (41.67%) WATIR
5 5 (41.67%) Test Management
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) Test Planning
5 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) Earned Value Management
5 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Retail
6 4 (33.33%) ISEB
7 3 (25.00%) Finance

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 6 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) JUnit
3 5 (41.67%) WATIR
4 3 (25.00%) eggPlant
4 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Automated Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Verification Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) EPoS Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) UAT Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) EPoS
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) AS400
3 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) System Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) Earned Value Management
4 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Load Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) SysML
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) Test Management
4 5 (41.67%) Test Planning
4 5 (41.67%) UML
4 5 (41.67%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) HP
1 5 (41.67%) Telerik
2 1 (8.33%) Coremetrics
2 1 (8.33%) Endeca
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft