The first table below looks at the demand for QARun skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QARun over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware QARun
Rank 586 - 581
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QARun 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.029% - 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £315 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6913 5399 5852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.27% 11.30% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4411 3425 3417
Average daily rate £375 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 143 206
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%

QARun
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QARun within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

QARun Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QARun
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QARun within the UK.

QARun Daily Rate Trend in the UK

QARun
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QARun within the UK.

QARun Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

QARun
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QARun within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - 2 £315 - 2
England - 2 £315 - 2
Chesterfield - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -

QARun
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QARun 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 QARun.

1 4 (100.00%) WinRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Magento
2 2 (50.00%) hybris
2 2 (50.00%) Demandware
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB

QARun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QARun 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 QARun. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (50.00%) Magento
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) WinRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) hybris
1 2 (50.00%) Demandware