Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 2018 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 804 770 846
Rank change year-on-year -34 +76 -28
Contract jobs citing TestRail 54 38 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.059% 0.046% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.27% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 7
England median daily rate £360 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £285 £311 £283
90th Percentile £538 £438 £555
UK median daily rate £360 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -4.00% -6.25% +23.08%
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 18,032 14,192 14,554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.59% 17.04% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,493 9,590 9,921
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £300
90th Percentile £613 £590 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 287 310
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.06% +14.73%
10th Percentile £31.00 £24.00 £25.00
90th Percentile £67.25 £55.70 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.45
% change year-on-year - +0.12% +14.73%

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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 2018. 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 -77 23 £500 +28.21% 7
Midlands +7 14 £360 - 3
West Midlands -13 11 £360 - 2
South East -20 11 £338 -3.57% 3
East of England +6 3 £300 +275.00%
South West - 3 £250 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £410 - 1
TestRail
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TestRail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for TestRail.

1 48 (88.89%) JIRA
2 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (57.41%) Test Automation
4 24 (44.44%) Selenium
5 23 (42.59%) Test Management
6 19 (35.19%) DevOps
7 18 (33.33%) WebDriver
8 17 (31.48%) SQL
9 16 (29.63%) BDD
10 13 (24.07%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
11 12 (22.22%) User Stories
11 12 (22.22%) ISTQB
11 12 (22.22%) Web Services
12 11 (20.37%) C#
12 11 (20.37%) Java
12 11 (20.37%) CRM
12 11 (20.37%) Gherkin
13 10 (18.52%) SpecFlow
13 10 (18.52%) REST
13 10 (18.52%) Unix
13 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
13 10 (18.52%) Dynamics CRM
13 10 (18.52%) Confluence
13 10 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (16.67%) TeamCity
14 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
14 9 (16.67%) Performance Testing
14 9 (16.67%) .NET

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 10 (18.52%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) NServiceBus
2 4 (7.41%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
Business Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.96%) Slack
4 4 (7.41%) SaaS
5 3 (5.56%) BrowserStack
6 2 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (88.89%) JIRA
2 24 (44.44%) Selenium
3 18 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 10 (18.52%) SpecFlow
5 9 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
7 6 (11.11%) JBehave
8 5 (9.26%) Appium
8 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
9 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
9 4 (7.41%) NUnit
10 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
10 3 (5.56%) MSTest
10 3 (5.56%) Protractor
11 2 (3.70%) Android Studio
11 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
11 2 (3.70%) RubyMine
11 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (12.96%) Advertising
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Analyst
2 18 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 14 (25.93%) Tester
4 13 (24.07%) Automation Tester
5 7 (12.96%) Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Developer in Test
8 3 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Ruby Automation Tester
9 2 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Web Services
2 11 (20.37%) Gherkin
3 10 (18.52%) REST
4 9 (16.67%) .NET
5 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
5 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (7.41%) React
7 3 (5.56%) JSON
7 3 (5.56%) Node.js
7 3 (5.56%) Sass
8 2 (3.70%) SOAP
8 2 (3.70%) Spring
8 2 (3.70%) Spring Boot
8 2 (3.70%) WireMock
8 2 (3.70%) XML
9 1 (1.85%) CSS
9 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Unix
2 7 (12.96%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Android
4 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (57.41%) Test Automation
3 23 (42.59%) Test Management
4 19 (35.19%) DevOps
5 16 (29.63%) BDD
6 12 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
6 12 (22.22%) User Stories
7 11 (20.37%) CRM
8 9 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 9 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 8 (14.81%) Test Scripting
10 6 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
10 6 (11.11%) Scrum
10 6 (11.11%) TDD
10 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
11 5 (9.26%) Regression Testing
11 5 (9.26%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) C#
2 11 (20.37%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) Ruby
4 4 (7.41%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (7.41%) ISEB
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Docker
2 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) HP ALM
1 6 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) HP
3 3 (5.56%) SAP
3 3 (5.56%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.70%) hybris