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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 604 637 628
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -9
Contract jobs citing TestComplete 17 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.015% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.097% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Median daily rate £375 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £460 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
8247 8251 7384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 14.97% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5558 5078
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 181 119
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 £32.35 £24.38 £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.76 £55.00
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 9 December 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 20 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 9 December 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 +17 17 £375 -25.00% 9
London +15 8 £525 +5.00% 2
City of London -7 3 £525 +5.00% 2
South West - 3 £425 -
South East +26 2 £375 - 2
Devon - 2 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 - 2
Exeter - 2 £300 -
Oxford - 2 £375 - 2
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £275 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £550 -
Derby - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
North West - 1 £275 - 2
East of England - 1 - - 2
East Anglia - 1 - -

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 24 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Test Automation
3 19 (32.76%) QA
3 19 (32.76%) Selenium
4 15 (25.86%) VBScript
4 15 (25.86%) Python
4 15 (25.86%) HP UFT
5 14 (24.14%) SQL
6 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
6 12 (20.69%) SpecFlow
7 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
7 11 (18.97%) Automation Testing
7 11 (18.97%) NUnit
8 10 (17.24%) Regression Testing
8 10 (17.24%) VB
8 10 (17.24%) TeamCity
8 10 (17.24%) Performance Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Gradle
9 9 (15.52%) MSBuild
9 9 (15.52%) CMake
9 9 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (15.52%) Ansible
9 9 (15.52%) Docker
9 9 (15.52%) Microservices
9 9 (15.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (15.52%) SDLC
9 9 (15.52%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (15.52%) PaaS
9 9 (15.52%) .NET

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 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (15.52%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) GIS
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Selenium
2 15 (25.86%) HP UFT
3 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 12 (20.69%) SpecFlow
4 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
4 11 (18.97%) NUnit
5 10 (17.24%) Gradle
5 10 (17.24%) TeamCity
6 9 (15.52%) CMake
6 9 (15.52%) MSBuild
7 6 (10.34%) JIRA
8 4 (6.90%) SoapUI
8 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
9 3 (5.17%) Ranorex
9 3 (5.17%) Vagrant
9 3 (5.17%) WATIR
10 2 (3.45%) Sahi
10 2 (3.45%) Subversion
10 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Tester
2 12 (20.69%) Automation Tester
3 11 (18.97%) Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Test Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) Build Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Test Manager
6 4 (6.90%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (6.90%) QA Tester
6 4 (6.90%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (6.90%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.17%) Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) QA Manager
7 3 (5.17%) QA Test Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Software QA Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Test Automation Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.45%) Node.js
2 2 (3.45%) REST
2 2 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) JSON
3 1 (1.72%) SOAP
3 1 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.17%) Derivative
2 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (1.72%) Spread Betting
3 1 (1.72%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Test Automation
3 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (18.97%) Automation Testing
5 10 (17.24%) Performance Testing
5 10 (17.24%) Regression Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (15.52%) Microservices
6 9 (15.52%) SDLC
7 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 8 (13.79%) Test Strategy
8 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
8 7 (12.07%) Manual Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.62%) Functional Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Open Source
9 5 (8.62%) TDD
10 4 (6.90%) BDD
10 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) Python
1 15 (25.86%) VBScript
2 14 (24.14%) SQL
3 10 (17.24%) VB
4 8 (13.79%) Java
5 6 (10.34%) C#
5 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.90%) Ruby
7 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.45%) VBA
8 1 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) Perl
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
8 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.90%) ISEB
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) CCEA
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.76%) QA
2 4 (6.90%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (6.90%) EMIR
3 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.45%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) Ansible
1 9 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (13.79%) Puppet
3 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Perforce
2 4 (6.90%) GoldenSource
2 4 (6.90%) HP
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) VMware
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