The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for QARun skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QARun over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

Compuware QARun
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 630
Contract jobs citing QARun 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

QARun is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7769 7745 7088
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.30% 14.55% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5235 5162 4523
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 188 137
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £31.80 £28.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

QARun
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing QARun as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for QARun in the UK

QARun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QARun in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QARun.

Contractor hourly rate trend for QARun in the UK

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Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing QARun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for QARun.

1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QADirector
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) JBehave
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef

QARun
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (100.00%) JBehave
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) QADirector
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet