Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 779 796 830
Rank change year-on-year +17 +34 -2
Contract jobs citing TestRail 66 34 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.038% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.23% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 7
England median daily rate £450 £373 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.81% -25.50% +73.91%
10th Percentile £298 £316 £320
90th Percentile £725 £434 £555
UK median daily rate £450 £367 £500
% change year-on-year +22.53% -26.55% +73.91%
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 17,382 14,796 14,415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.64% 16.63% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,247 9,914 9,720
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £286
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 250 347
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £30.40 £23.90 £23.15
90th Percentile £65.15 £53.75 £50.78
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 February 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 February 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 -10 39 £506 +35.00% 7
Midlands - 12 £360 - 6
South East - 9 £350 - 2
West Midlands - 7 £360 - 1
East Midlands - 5 - - 5
South West +6 4 £235 -
East of England - 2 £344 - 3
TestRail
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 53 (80.30%) JIRA
2 46 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (51.52%) Test Automation
4 26 (39.39%) Test Management
5 22 (33.33%) Java
5 22 (33.33%) SQL
6 19 (28.79%) DevOps
7 18 (27.27%) Selenium
8 16 (24.24%) Windows
9 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
9 15 (22.73%) Jenkins
9 15 (22.73%) Confluence
10 14 (21.21%) QA
10 14 (21.21%) Scrum
11 13 (19.70%) C#
11 13 (19.70%) Degree
11 13 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (18.18%) TeamCity
12 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (16.67%) Web Services
13 11 (16.67%) Python
13 11 (16.67%) HP
14 10 (15.15%) Finance
14 10 (15.15%) ITIL
14 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (15.15%) Test Scripting
14 10 (15.15%) ISTQB
14 10 (15.15%) Waterfall
14 10 (15.15%) WebDriver

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 15 (22.73%) Confluence
2 4 (6.06%) IIS
2 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.55%) NServiceBus
3 3 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.58%) GitHub
3 5 (7.58%) Slack
4 4 (6.06%) npm
4 4 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) DNS
1 4 (6.06%) Firewall
1 4 (6.06%) SSL
1 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.06%) Redis
3 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 53 (80.30%) JIRA
2 18 (27.27%) Selenium
3 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 15 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 12 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (18.18%) TeamCity
5 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (15.15%) WebDriver
6 9 (13.64%) Cucumber
7 8 (12.12%) Appium
8 7 (10.61%) Ant
9 6 (9.09%) MSBuild
9 6 (9.09%) SonarQube
9 6 (9.09%) SpecFlow
9 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (9.09%) Zephyr
10 4 (6.06%) Artifactory
10 4 (6.06%) Bower
10 4 (6.06%) JBehave
10 4 (6.06%) RubyMine
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Advertising
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Analyst
2 16 (24.24%) Test Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Tester
4 12 (18.18%) Automation Tester
5 10 (15.15%) Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Software Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Test Manager
8 6 (9.09%) Test Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Test Leader
10 4 (6.06%) iOS Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Mobile Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Mobile Software Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Ruby Automation Tester
10 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) Technical Leader
11 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) Web Services
2 10 (15.15%) Gherkin
2 10 (15.15%) REST
3 8 (12.12%) Node.js
4 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
4 7 (10.61%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (9.09%) .NET
5 6 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (6.06%) JSON
8 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.55%) React
9 2 (3.03%) CSS
9 2 (3.03%) HTML
9 2 (3.03%) LAMP
9 2 (3.03%) Sass
10 1 (1.52%) RESTful
10 1 (1.52%) SOAP
10 1 (1.52%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (10.61%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) User Experience
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 7 (10.61%) Unix
4 5 (7.58%) Android
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.03%) Linux
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (51.52%) Test Automation
3 26 (39.39%) Test Management
4 19 (28.79%) DevOps
5 14 (21.21%) Scrum
6 10 (15.15%) Functional Testing
6 10 (15.15%) ITIL
6 10 (15.15%) Test Scripting
6 10 (15.15%) Waterfall
7 9 (13.64%) CRM
7 9 (13.64%) Kanban
8 8 (12.12%) Acceptance Criteria
8 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
8 8 (12.12%) Migration
8 8 (12.12%) SDLC
8 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.61%) BDD
9 7 (10.61%) Case Management
9 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.61%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) Java
1 22 (33.33%) SQL
2 13 (19.70%) C#
3 11 (16.67%) Python
4 8 (12.12%) Apple Swift
4 8 (12.12%) Objective-C
4 8 (12.12%) Ruby
4 8 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
2 10 (15.15%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.58%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.55%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Docker
2 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.58%) Ansible
2 5 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) HP
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 6 (9.09%) Black Duck
3 6 (9.09%) Splunk
4 2 (3.03%) Citrix
4 2 (3.03%) hybris
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Xamarin