The table below looks at the statistics for TestPartner skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestPartner over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 616 586 598
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Contract jobs citing TestPartner 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.014% 0.064% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
7260 6249 6360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.69% 11.86% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4830 4042 3532
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 125 237
Average hourly rate £37.65 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

TestPartner
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TestPartner within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

TestPartner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TestPartner
Daily Rate Trend

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

TestPartner Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TestPartner
Hourly Rate Trend

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

TestPartner Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

TestPartner
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestPartner within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 1 - - 2
London - - - -
Manchester - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - - 1

TestPartner
Top 2 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TestPartner also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TestPartner.

1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management

TestPartner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TestPartner also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TestPartner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management