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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestComplete over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 265 255 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing TestComplete 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.097% 0.054% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Median daily rate £220 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £170.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £170.00 - -
TestComplete
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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
1319 1131 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.18% 12.14% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 694 591
Median daily rate £425 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 29
Median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £36.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.00 £58.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

TestComplete
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing TestComplete as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 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
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 TestComplete within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 - 7 £210 -
Surrey - 2 £424 -
TestComplete
England

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for TestComplete.

1 14 (73.68%) HP UFT
2 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 13 (68.42%) Automated Testing
2 13 (68.42%) JIRA
3 12 (63.16%) Software Testing
4 8 (42.11%) ISEB
4 8 (42.11%) SDLC
4 8 (42.11%) QA
5 7 (36.84%) System Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
5 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
6 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
7 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
8 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
8 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
9 3 (15.79%) eggPlant
9 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Earned Value Management
9 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Test Management
9 3 (15.79%) WATIR
9 3 (15.79%) Selenium
9 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared

TestComplete
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) HP UFT
2 13 (68.42%) JIRA
3 3 (15.79%) eggPlant
3 3 (15.79%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) WATIR
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Automation Tester
1 13 (68.42%) Tester
2 7 (36.84%) QA Automation Tester
2 7 (36.84%) QA Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.53%) EPoS Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Regression Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Tester
4 2 (10.53%) UAT Lead
4 2 (10.53%) UAT Test Lead
4 2 (10.53%) UAT Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) UAT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) EPoS
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Automated Testing
2 12 (63.16%) Software Testing
3 8 (42.11%) SDLC
4 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
4 7 (36.84%) System Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
5 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
6 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) Earned Value Management
8 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.79%) Test Management
8 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
8 3 (15.79%) UML
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Telerik
3 1 (5.26%) Charles River
3 1 (5.26%) SunGard