The table below looks at the statistics for TestComplete skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestComplete over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 606 636 594
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -42
Contract jobs citing TestComplete 37 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.018% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 3
Median daily rate £425 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £365 -
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -
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
8606 7567 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.90% 13.29% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 4987 4352
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 127 146
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.12 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

TestComplete
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing TestComplete as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

TestComplete Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TestComplete
Daily Rate Trend

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

TestComplete Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TestComplete
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TestComplete within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

TestComplete Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

TestComplete
Hourly Rate Trend

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

TestComplete Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

TestComplete
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestComplete within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
England +12 37 £425 +16.43% 4
London +11 13 £450 +5.88% 2
Cheshire +11 13 £425 +16.04%
Knutsford +6 13 £425 +16.04%
North West +4 13 £425 +16.04%
South East +1 6 £375 +4.89%
Bristol - 4 - -
South West - 4 - - 2
Oxford - 3 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 -
Surrey - 3 £410 -
City of London +47 1 £450 +5.88% 2
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 with a requirement for TestComplete.

1 35 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 33 (52.38%) SpecFlow
3 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (49.21%) Finance
5 30 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (44.44%) Windows
7 27 (42.86%) .NET
8 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
9 24 (38.10%) Code Coverage
9 24 (38.10%) MS Excel
9 24 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (38.10%) TDD
9 24 (38.10%) Software Engineering
9 24 (38.10%) Degree
10 20 (31.75%) JIRA
10 20 (31.75%) Java
11 19 (30.16%) HP UFT
12 17 (26.98%) DevOps
13 16 (25.40%) QA
14 13 (20.63%) Software Testing
15 12 (19.05%) Automated Testing
15 12 (19.05%) Selenium
15 12 (19.05%) SDLC
16 11 (17.46%) Gradle
16 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
16 11 (17.46%) Test Scripting
16 11 (17.46%) TeamCity
17 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
18 9 (14.29%) Regression Testing
18 9 (14.29%) SQL

TestComplete
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 (1.59%) Confluence
1 1 (1.59%) IIS
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (38.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.76%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (52.38%) SpecFlow
2 24 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (31.75%) JIRA
4 19 (30.16%) HP UFT
5 12 (19.05%) Selenium
6 11 (17.46%) Gradle
6 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
6 11 (17.46%) TeamCity
7 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
8 5 (7.94%) CMake
9 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (4.76%) MSBuild
10 3 (4.76%) NUnit
10 3 (4.76%) Ranorex
10 3 (4.76%) Vagrant
11 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
11 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (3.17%) WiX
General
1 31 (49.21%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Front Office
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Tester
2 15 (23.81%) Automation Tester
3 13 (20.63%) Consultant
4 12 (19.05%) DevOps Consultant
5 11 (17.46%) Integration Consultant
6 7 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
6 7 (11.11%) QA Tester
7 6 (9.52%) Architect
7 6 (9.52%) Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Test Leader
9 4 (6.35%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Agile Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) WPF
3 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Fixed Income
2 3 (4.76%) Derivative
2 3 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) EPoS
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (38.10%) Code Coverage
4 24 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 24 (38.10%) TDD
5 17 (26.98%) DevOps
6 13 (20.63%) Software Testing
7 12 (19.05%) Automated Testing
7 12 (19.05%) SDLC
8 11 (17.46%) Test Scripting
9 9 (14.29%) Automation Testing
9 9 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 8 (12.70%) Test Strategy
11 7 (11.11%) Migration
11 7 (11.11%) Software Delivery
12 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
13 5 (7.94%) System Integration Testing
14 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) Java
2 9 (14.29%) SQL
3 7 (11.11%) C#
4 5 (7.94%) C++
4 5 (7.94%) Python
4 5 (7.94%) VB
4 5 (7.94%) VBScript
5 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Degree
2 8 (12.70%) CCEA
2 8 (12.70%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (11.11%) ISEB
4 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.40%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Docker
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Puppet
2 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.76%) Ansible
3 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Citrix
3 6 (9.52%) HP
4 3 (4.76%) IBM
4 3 (4.76%) Infragistics
4 3 (4.76%) Perforce
4 3 (4.76%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) Charles River
5 2 (3.17%) SunGard
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