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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 259 273 249
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Contract jobs citing TestComplete 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.020% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £364 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 -
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1362 1235 1024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.54% 12.62% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 765 579
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £457 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 27 27
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -6.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £22.86 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £47.50 £50.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Oxfordshire - 7 £375 -
Surrey - 1 £325 -
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TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 10 (58.82%) Finance
1 10 (58.82%) JIRA
2 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Perforce
3 7 (41.18%) QA
3 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (41.18%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) HP UFT
3 7 (41.18%) NUnit
3 7 (41.18%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (41.18%) TeamCity
3 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
3 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 7 (41.18%) PaaS
3 7 (41.18%) MSBuild
3 7 (41.18%) SpecFlow
3 7 (41.18%) CMake
3 7 (41.18%) Gradle
3 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 7 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (41.18%) Ansible
3 7 (41.18%) Docker
3 7 (41.18%) Microservices
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
5 5 (29.41%) Puppet
5 5 (29.41%) SDLC
6 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery

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 7 (41.18%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (41.18%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) JIRA
2 7 (41.18%) CMake
2 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) Gradle
2 7 (41.18%) HP UFT
2 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 7 (41.18%) MSBuild
2 7 (41.18%) NUnit
2 7 (41.18%) SpecFlow
2 7 (41.18%) TeamCity
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Automation Tester
1 7 (41.18%) Build Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) QA Automation Tester
2 4 (23.53%) QA Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.76%) UAT Lead
3 2 (11.76%) UAT Test Lead
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Build Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Build Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Release Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) UAT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
1 2 (11.76%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (41.18%) Microservices
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) System Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
8 1 (5.88%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Ansible
1 7 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (29.41%) Puppet
3 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Perforce
2 3 (17.65%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Charles River
3 1 (5.88%) SunGard