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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 613 664 635
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -29
Contract jobs citing TestComplete 39 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.016% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 0.11% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 1
Median daily rate £375 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £326 -
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -
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
8992 8320 7413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 14.37% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6051 5502 4930
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 192 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 30 September 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 25 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 30 September 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 +27 37 £388 +9.92% 7
South East +21 9 £375 +4.89% 2
London +21 8 £425 +6.25% 1
South West +21 8 £400 +33.33%
Oxfordshire - 8 £375 - 1
Bristol - 8 £400 -
Oxford - 7 £375 - 1
East of England +9 5 £540 - 2
North West +16 3 £275 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £600 -
Manchester - 3 £275 - 2
Ipswich - 2 £540 -
Norwich - 2 £540 -
Birmingham - 2 £600 -
Norfolk - 2 £540 -
Suffolk - 2 £540 -
Cambridgeshire +21 1 £550 - 2
Cambridge +19 1 £550 - 1
Derby - 1 £350 -
Abingdon - 1 £450 -
Derbyshire - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 £325 -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
City of London - 1 £450 -
East Anglia - 1 - -

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 41 (56.94%) Test Automation
2 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (38.89%) SpecFlow
4 27 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (33.33%) .NET
6 20 (27.78%) Java
7 19 (26.39%) Windows
7 19 (26.39%) Finance
7 19 (26.39%) Selenium
7 19 (26.39%) TDD
8 18 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (23.61%) HP UFT
9 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
10 16 (22.22%) Python
10 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 16 (22.22%) JIRA
10 16 (22.22%) QA
11 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
11 15 (20.83%) SQL
11 15 (20.83%) Code Coverage
11 15 (20.83%) Regression Testing
11 15 (20.83%) Gradle
11 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
12 14 (19.44%) DevOps
12 14 (19.44%) VBScript
12 14 (19.44%) Degree
13 13 (18.06%) TeamCity
14 12 (16.67%) Test Scripting
14 12 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment

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 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) Confluence
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (38.89%) SpecFlow
2 19 (26.39%) Selenium
3 18 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (23.61%) HP UFT
5 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 16 (22.22%) JIRA
6 15 (20.83%) Gradle
6 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
7 13 (18.06%) TeamCity
8 11 (15.28%) NUnit
9 9 (12.50%) CMake
9 9 (12.50%) MSBuild
10 5 (6.94%) Vagrant
11 4 (5.56%) Ranorex
11 4 (5.56%) SoapUI
12 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
12 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
13 2 (2.78%) Sahi
13 2 (2.78%) Subversion
13 2 (2.78%) WATIR
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Banking
3 6 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Front Office
4 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Consultant
1 13 (18.06%) Tester
2 12 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 10 (13.89%) Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Build Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
4 9 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Integration Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) Test Leader
7 6 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Test Manager
8 5 (6.94%) Developer
8 5 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 4 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (4.17%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) WPF
3 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.78%) Node.js
3 2 (2.78%) SOAP
3 2 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (1.39%) REST
4 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Derivative
1 4 (5.56%) Fixed Income
2 3 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.39%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Test Automation
2 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (26.39%) TDD
5 15 (20.83%) Code Coverage
5 15 (20.83%) Regression Testing
5 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 14 (19.44%) DevOps
7 12 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 12 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 11 (15.28%) Automation Testing
9 10 (13.89%) Performance Testing
9 10 (13.89%) SDLC
9 10 (13.89%) Test Strategy
10 9 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (12.50%) Microservices
11 8 (11.11%) Automated Testing
12 6 (8.33%) Software Testing
12 6 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
13 5 (6.94%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) Java
2 16 (22.22%) Python
3 15 (20.83%) SQL
4 14 (19.44%) VBScript
5 8 (11.11%) C#
6 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.72%) VB
7 3 (4.17%) C++
7 3 (4.17%) Ruby
8 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) ISEB
3 5 (6.94%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.17%) CCEA
4 3 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Docker
2 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.78%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Puppet
2 9 (12.50%) Ansible
2 9 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) Perforce
3 7 (9.72%) HP
4 3 (4.17%) Citrix
4 3 (4.17%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.78%) Charles River
5 2 (2.78%) SunGard
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) VMware
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