Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 825 778 851
Rank change year-on-year -47 +73 +10
Contract jobs citing TestRail 47 63 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.067% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.36% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 7
England median daily rate £390 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +21.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £253 £256 £265
90th Percentile £509 £660 £380
UK median daily rate £363 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -12.12% +17.86% -17.65%
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 20,114 17,662 16,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.17% 18.67% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,913 12,385 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 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £603 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 272 231
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.14%
10th Percentile £25.41 £29.00 £26.11
90th Percentile £55.00 £58.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -11 27 £438 -2.78% 8
South East +8 8 £350 +21.74% 4
South West -28 7 £313 +32.28% 2
North of England - 4 £300 - 3
North West - 3 £300 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £413 - 1
TestRail
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 39 (82.98%) JIRA
2 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (53.19%) Test Automation
4 17 (36.17%) Test Management
5 15 (31.91%) Test Scripting
6 14 (29.79%) Scrum
6 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
7 13 (27.66%) Java
7 13 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (27.66%) ISTQB
7 13 (27.66%) Manual Testing
7 13 (27.66%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (25.53%) SQL
9 11 (23.40%) Windows
9 11 (23.40%) QA
10 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
10 10 (21.28%) HP
10 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
10 10 (21.28%) HP ALM
11 9 (19.15%) Acceptance Criteria
11 9 (19.15%) SAP
11 9 (19.15%) Regression Testing
11 9 (19.15%) Degree
12 8 (17.02%) BDD
12 8 (17.02%) Selenium
12 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
12 8 (17.02%) ISEB
13 7 (14.89%) Validation
13 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (14.89%) SDLC

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 4 (8.51%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) nginx
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.38%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (6.38%) Serverless
3 2 (4.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Apache Hive
1 3 (6.38%) Azkaban
1 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.38%) Presto
2 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (82.98%) JIRA
2 8 (17.02%) Selenium
3 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.38%) Bugzilla
5 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.38%) HP UFT
5 3 (6.38%) Redmine
5 3 (6.38%) TestComplete
6 2 (4.26%) JBehave
6 2 (4.26%) JMeter
6 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Back Office
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Analyst
2 23 (48.94%) Test Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Test Manager
4 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Agile Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Developer
6 4 (8.51%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) SAP Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
1 3 (6.38%) Gherkin
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) CSS
2 2 (4.26%) Django
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) Swagger
2 2 (4.26%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.13%) React
3 1 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) Sass
3 1 (2.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (2.13%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) User Experience
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.26%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) Test Automation
3 17 (36.17%) Test Management
4 15 (31.91%) Test Scripting
5 14 (29.79%) Scrum
6 13 (27.66%) Manual Testing
6 13 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
8 9 (19.15%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (19.15%) Regression Testing
9 8 (17.02%) BDD
10 7 (14.89%) SDLC
10 7 (14.89%) Validation
11 6 (12.77%) Case Management
11 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
12 5 (10.64%) CRM
12 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
12 5 (10.64%) TDD
13 4 (8.51%) Content Management
13 4 (8.51%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Java
2 12 (25.53%) SQL
3 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.77%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) Prolog
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) ISTQB
2 9 (19.15%) Degree
3 8 (17.02%) ISEB
4 4 (8.51%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (6.38%) DBS Check
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) QA
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (21.28%) HP ALM
3 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) HP
3 9 (19.15%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) Xamarin