Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SilkTest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SilkTest over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Micro Focus Silk Test (formerly Borland Silk Test)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 633 - 601
Rank change year-on-year - +601 +4
Contract jobs citing SilkTest 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.002% - 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.011% - 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
London median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate - £288 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

SilkTest 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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9360 8130 7228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.25% 18.10% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7066 5902 5306
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 20
London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +20.83% -33.33%
10th Percentile £22.17 £10.00 £21.06
90th Percentile £49.50 £57.05 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

SilkTest
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SilkTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SilkTest in London

SilkTest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SilkTest in London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SilkTest 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 London region with a requirement for SilkTest.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

SilkTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle