Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 788 875
Rank change year-on-year -15 +87 -21
Contract jobs citing TestRail 49 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.052% 0.039% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.22% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 2
England median daily rate £350 £383 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.50% +33.04% -25.32%
10th Percentile £253 £253 £256
90th Percentile £525 £538 £329
UK median daily rate £344 £375 £250
% change year-on-year -8.33% +50.00% -35.06%
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 19,192 16,154 15,913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.56% 18.17% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,269 11,121 10,935
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.06% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 283 259
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.83% +13.20%
10th Percentile £26.38 £28.80 £26.70
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.88 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +12.67%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -30 18 £390 -4.88% 8
South East -8 11 £325 +13.04%
Midlands -1 10 £410 - 5
West Midlands -19 7 £360 - 2
South West -13 5 £253 -15.83%
East Midlands - 3 £410 - 3
East of England +1 2 £300 +275.00%
North West -7 2 £300 -
North of England -16 2 £300 -
TestRail
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 42 (85.71%) JIRA
2 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (53.06%) Test Automation
4 20 (40.82%) Selenium
5 18 (36.73%) Test Management
6 15 (30.61%) SQL
7 14 (28.57%) BDD
8 12 (24.49%) WebDriver
9 11 (22.45%) QA
9 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (22.45%) DevOps
10 10 (20.41%) User Stories
10 10 (20.41%) Test Scripting
11 9 (18.37%) Scrum
11 9 (18.37%) C#
11 9 (18.37%) Java
11 9 (18.37%) Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (16.33%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (16.33%) Web Services
12 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
12 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
13 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
13 7 (14.29%) Manual Testing
13 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (14.29%) Confluence
13 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
13 7 (14.29%) .NET
13 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
14 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy

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 7 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) CMS
2 2 (4.08%) NServiceBus
2 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.04%) nginx
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.20%) Slack
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.12%) BrowserStack
5 2 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (4.08%) Serverless
6 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) MySQL
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (85.71%) JIRA
2 20 (40.82%) Selenium
3 12 (24.49%) WebDriver
4 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (12.24%) SpecFlow
6 5 (10.20%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (10.20%) TeamCity
6 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
7 4 (8.16%) Appium
7 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
7 4 (8.16%) JMeter
8 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.12%) JBehave
8 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
8 3 (6.12%) NUnit
9 2 (4.08%) Android Studio
9 2 (4.08%) JUnit
9 2 (4.08%) Maven
9 2 (4.08%) Protractor
9 2 (4.08%) Xcode
General
1 4 (8.16%) Advertising
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Analyst
2 21 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Tester
4 7 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 6 (12.24%) Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Developer in Test
8 3 (6.12%) QA Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Test Leader
9 2 (4.08%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.08%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
2 7 (14.29%) .NET
3 6 (12.24%) Gherkin
4 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (8.16%) REST
4 4 (8.16%) XML
5 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.08%) CSS
5 2 (4.08%) HTML
5 2 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.08%) React
5 2 (4.08%) Sass
5 2 (4.08%) SOAP
5 2 (4.08%) Spring
5 2 (4.08%) Spring Boot
5 2 (4.08%) WireMock
6 1 (2.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.04%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Unix
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (53.06%) Test Automation
3 18 (36.73%) Test Management
4 14 (28.57%) BDD
5 11 (22.45%) DevOps
5 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (20.41%) Test Scripting
6 10 (20.41%) User Stories
7 9 (18.37%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (18.37%) Scrum
8 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 6 (12.24%) CRM
10 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
10 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
11 5 (10.20%) Scenario Testing
11 5 (10.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) C#
2 9 (18.37%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) Prolog
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby
5 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) ISEB
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Docker
2 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP ALM
1 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) HP
2 4 (8.16%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com