Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for TestRail skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TestRail over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Gurock TestRail
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 827 861
Rank change year-on-year +40 +34 -32
Contract jobs citing TestRail 69 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.073% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 0.088% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 7 4
England median daily rate £425 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -30.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £275 £298 £353
90th Percentile £715 £408 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £350 £500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -30.00% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

TestRail is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17853 15937 15069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.78% 16.59% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12544 10747 10135
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £281
90th Percentile £613 £575 £574
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 226 305
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £21.93
90th Percentile £60.00 £54.38 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

TestRail
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing TestRail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for TestRail in England

TestRail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TestRail in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for TestRail in England

TestRail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TestRail in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TestRail in England

TestRail
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestRail within the England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 44 £450 +28.57% 2
South West +15 11 £236 - 1
South East +4 9 £319 - 2
East Midlands - 5 - - 1
Midlands - 5 - - 1
East of England - 1 £400 - 1
TestRail
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TestRail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for TestRail.

1 54 (78.26%) JIRA
2 45 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (56.52%) Test Automation
4 29 (42.03%) Test Management
4 29 (42.03%) Java
5 20 (28.99%) SQL
6 19 (27.54%) Python
7 18 (26.09%) Scrum
7 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (23.19%) Windows
8 16 (23.19%) QA
8 16 (23.19%) Ruby
8 16 (23.19%) Cucumber
9 15 (21.74%) Node.js
9 15 (21.74%) Jenkins
9 15 (21.74%) DevOps
9 15 (21.74%) Test Scripting
9 15 (21.74%) HP
10 13 (18.84%) Web Services
10 13 (18.84%) SDET
10 13 (18.84%) REST
11 12 (17.39%) Mobile App
11 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
11 12 (17.39%) Performance Testing
11 12 (17.39%) Manual Testing
11 12 (17.39%) Selenium
11 12 (17.39%) JSON
11 12 (17.39%) ISTQB
12 11 (15.94%) Finance
12 11 (15.94%) Kanban

TestRail
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (13.04%) Confluence
2 4 (5.80%) IIS
2 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.94%) SaaS
3 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (7.25%) GitHub
5 4 (5.80%) npm
6 1 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) DNS
1 4 (5.80%) Firewall
1 4 (5.80%) SSL
1 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) WAAS
3 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.80%) MySQL
2 4 (5.80%) Redis
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.90%) Power BI
5 1 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 54 (78.26%) JIRA
2 16 (23.19%) Cucumber
3 15 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
4 12 (17.39%) Selenium
5 11 (15.94%) JBehave
6 8 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (10.14%) Ant
7 7 (10.14%) Appium
7 7 (10.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (10.14%) TeamCity
8 6 (8.70%) HP UFT
8 6 (8.70%) MSBuild
8 6 (8.70%) SonarQube
8 6 (8.70%) Zephyr
9 4 (5.80%) Artifactory
9 4 (5.80%) Bower
9 4 (5.80%) Maven
9 4 (5.80%) RubyMine
9 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Analyst
2 17 (24.64%) Test Analyst
3 11 (15.94%) Software Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) Test Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Software Test Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Test Leader
5 9 (13.04%) Tester
6 6 (8.70%) Automation Tester
6 6 (8.70%) Development Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Software Development Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Test Development Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Developer in Test
8 4 (5.80%) iOS Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Mobile Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Mobile Software Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Ruby Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) Node.js
2 13 (18.84%) REST
2 13 (18.84%) Web Services
3 12 (17.39%) JSON
4 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (5.80%) Gherkin
6 4 (5.80%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.90%) CSS
7 2 (2.90%) HTML
7 2 (2.90%) LAMP
8 1 (1.45%) .NET
8 1 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.45%) RESTful
8 1 (1.45%) SOAP
8 1 (1.45%) Swagger
8 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.70%) User Experience
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.45%) Equities
5 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.45%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.45%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.70%) Android
3 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.90%) Unix
6 1 (1.45%) Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (56.52%) Test Automation
3 29 (42.03%) Test Management
4 18 (26.09%) Scrum
5 15 (21.74%) DevOps
5 15 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 13 (18.84%) SDET
7 12 (17.39%) Manual Testing
7 12 (17.39%) Performance Testing
8 11 (15.94%) Functional Testing
8 11 (15.94%) Kanban
9 10 (14.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (14.49%) SDLC
10 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
10 9 (13.04%) ITIL
10 9 (13.04%) Regression Testing
10 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
11 8 (11.59%) Acceptance Criteria
12 7 (10.14%) Case Management
12 7 (10.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) Java
2 20 (28.99%) SQL
3 19 (27.54%) Python
4 16 (23.19%) Ruby
5 9 (13.04%) Apple Swift
6 8 (11.59%) C#
6 8 (11.59%) Objective-C
7 7 (10.14%) Bash Shell
7 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
8 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) ISTQB
2 9 (13.04%) Degree
3 7 (10.14%) ISEB
4 5 (7.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Docker
2 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (8.70%) Ansible
3 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.25%) Puppet
4 2 (2.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) HP
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 6 (8.70%) Black Duck
3 6 (8.70%) Splunk
4 3 (4.35%) Citrix
5 2 (2.90%) hybris
6 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow