Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for TestComplete skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TestComplete 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.

SmartBear Software TestComplete
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 216 240
Rank change year-on-year +19 +24 -
Contract jobs citing TestComplete 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.035% 0.10% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.71% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
North West median daily rate £313 £275 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -24.91% -
10th Percentile £305 £263 £359
90th Percentile £322 £438 £375
England median daily rate £325 £425 £368
% change year-on-year -23.53% +15.65% -8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £55.00

TestComplete 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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 983 988 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.40% 14.47% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 667 699
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 46
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £33.40 £34.85 £27.88
90th Percentile £50.50 £44.30 £41.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

TestComplete
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing TestComplete as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for TestComplete in the North West

TestComplete
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TestComplete in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for TestComplete in the North West

TestComplete
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestComplete within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Cheshire +8 2 £313 -26.47%
TestComplete
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TestComplete 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 North West region with a requirement for TestComplete.

1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (100.00%) WiX
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) CMake
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree

TestComplete
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) CMake
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) WiX
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Build Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (100.00%) VMware