The table below looks at the statistics for QARun skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QARun over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compuware QARun
Rank 644 - 619
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 0.024% - 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8176 7312 6870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.23% 13.06% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5628 4773 4456
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 133 154
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £45.19 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%

QARun
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing QARun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QARun within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
Banbury - 2 £288 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £288 -
South East - 2 £288 -
England - 2 £288 -

QARun
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing QARun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for QARun.

1 3 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 3 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall

QARun
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 3 (100.00%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Web Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP