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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 609 630 615
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing TestComplete 32 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.015% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 3
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £410 £480
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 - -

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
8205 7051 6741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.28% 13.01% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5630 4581 4373
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 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 133 152
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.28%

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 25 May 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 25 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
England +8 31 £425 +21.42% 7
North West - 20 £425 -
Cheshire - 20 £425 -
Knutsford - 15 £425 -
South East -5 9 £220 -45.00% 3
Kent - 7 £210 -
Surrey - 2 £424 -
London 0 1 £425 - 1
South West - 1 - - 2
Wales - 1 £375 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £375 -
Bristol - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £375 -

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for TestComplete.

1 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 28 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (52.00%) Finance
5 24 (48.00%) Windows
6 23 (46.00%) SpecFlow
7 22 (44.00%) Degree
8 21 (42.00%) TDD
8 21 (42.00%) Software Engineering
8 21 (42.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (42.00%) MS Excel
8 21 (42.00%) .NET
8 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
8 21 (42.00%) Code Coverage
9 19 (38.00%) JIRA
10 17 (34.00%) HP UFT
11 15 (30.00%) Java
11 15 (30.00%) Automated Testing
12 14 (28.00%) DevOps
13 13 (26.00%) Software Testing
14 10 (20.00%) QA
15 9 (18.00%) SDLC
15 9 (18.00%) ISEB
16 8 (16.00%) Regression Testing
16 8 (16.00%) System Testing
16 8 (16.00%) Test Strategy
17 7 (14.00%) TeamCity
17 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
17 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
17 7 (14.00%) Citrix

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 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (42.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 23 (46.00%) SpecFlow
2 21 (42.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (38.00%) JIRA
4 17 (34.00%) HP UFT
5 7 (14.00%) Gradle
5 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (14.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (12.00%) Selenium
7 4 (8.00%) JUnit
7 4 (8.00%) WATIR
8 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (6.00%) eggPlant
8 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
9 2 (4.00%) Bitbucket
9 2 (4.00%) CMake
9 2 (4.00%) InstallShield
9 2 (4.00%) Mercurial
9 2 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Automation Tester
1 14 (28.00%) Tester
2 11 (22.00%) Consultant
3 10 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 9 (18.00%) Integration Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 7 (14.00%) QA Tester
6 6 (12.00%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Architect
8 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Agile Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Developer
8 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Derivative
2 3 (6.00%) EPoS
2 3 (6.00%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 28 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (42.00%) Code Coverage
4 21 (42.00%) Software Engineering
4 21 (42.00%) TDD
5 15 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 14 (28.00%) DevOps
7 13 (26.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (18.00%) SDLC
9 8 (16.00%) Regression Testing
9 8 (16.00%) System Testing
9 8 (16.00%) Test Strategy
10 7 (14.00%) Software Delivery
10 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
10 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (12.00%) Migration
11 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
12 5 (10.00%) Test Management
13 4 (8.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) Java
2 4 (8.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) VB
4 2 (4.00%) C++
4 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Degree
2 9 (18.00%) ISEB
3 7 (14.00%) CCEA
3 7 (14.00%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Citrix
2 7 (14.00%) HP
3 4 (8.00%) Telerik
4 3 (6.00%) IBM
5 2 (4.00%) Charles River
5 2 (4.00%) SunGard
5 2 (4.00%) VMware
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