Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 October 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
England > South West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 188 212
Rank change year-on-year -25 +24 -
Contract jobs citing TestRail 7 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.16% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 0.97% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
South West median daily rate £255 £261 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.39% - -
England median daily rate £375 £411 £325
% change year-on-year -8.81% +26.54% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,150 927 989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.04% 16.86% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 560 682
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £563 £500 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 37 44
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +2.44%
10th Percentile £35.25 £32.80 £23.37
90th Percentile £50.00 £53.65 £51.20
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

TestRail
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing TestRail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for TestRail in the South West

TestRail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TestRail in the South West

TestRail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TestRail in the South West over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TestRail in the South West

TestRail
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestRail within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Bristol -14 7 £255 +14.61% 1
TestRail
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 South West region with a requirement for TestRail.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 2 (28.57%) Redmine
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) Case Management
3 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter

TestRail
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
1 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Redmine
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Metering Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Management
2 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (28.57%) Case Management
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft