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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 644 658 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing TestPartner 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.007% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.011% 0.049% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
8847 8148 7206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.38% 13.90% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5948 5357 4596
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 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 164 133
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.78 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 2 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 31 August 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 £500 -
London - 1 £500 -

TestPartner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) IPTV
3 2 (28.57%) Network Management
3 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) SilkTest
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

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 (28.57%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (28.57%) SilkTest
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) ERP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Transition Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Workday Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) IPTV
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Network Management
3 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP