The table below looks at the statistics for TestPartner skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestPartner over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 644 636 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing TestPartner 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.024% 0.027% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £225 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £275 -
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -

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
8347 7376 6781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.38% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5750 4877 4311
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 £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 123 156
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -2.01%

TestPartner
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing TestPartner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestPartner within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 -3 1 £225 -18.18%
Norfolk - 1 £225 -
Norwich - 1 £225 -
East of England - 1 £225 -

TestPartner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TestPartner 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 TestPartner.

1 9 (69.23%) Test Strategy
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) QA
3 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
4 6 (46.15%) Test Planning
4 6 (46.15%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (46.15%) Network Management
4 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 6 (46.15%) IPTV
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) SilkTest
7 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
7 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) CMS
7 2 (15.38%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (15.38%) HP
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
8 1 (7.69%) Service Management
8 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery

TestPartner
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 (15.38%) CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (15.38%) SilkTest
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) IPTV
1 6 (46.15%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Test Strategy
2 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
3 6 (46.15%) Network Management
3 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Test Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
6 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
7 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Service Management
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Guidewire