Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 February 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
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 799 813 874
Rank change year-on-year +14 +61 -2
Contract jobs citing TestRail 67 38 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.040% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.24% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 7
UK median daily rate £450 £370 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -26.00% +73.91%
10th Percentile £286 £308 £320
90th Percentile £725 £430 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £250
% change year-on-year - +40.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18,490 15,934 15,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.49% 16.74% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,958 10,707 10,605
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 279 393
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £31.25 £22.15 £23.85
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.75 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

TestRail
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing TestRail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for TestRail in the UK

TestRail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TestRail in the UK

TestRail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TestRail over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TestRail in the UK

TestRail
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestRail within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 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
England +9 65 £450 +20.00% 20
London -17 38 £513 +36.67% 7
UK excluding London +30 28 £350 - 18
Midlands - 13 £360 - 4
South East - 9 £350 - 2
West Midlands - 8 £360 - 2
East Midlands - 5 - - 2
South West +21 4 £235 -
Wales +4 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 £288 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 with a requirement for TestRail.

1 55 (82.09%) JIRA
2 48 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (52.24%) Test Automation
4 27 (40.30%) Test Management
5 23 (34.33%) SQL
6 22 (32.84%) Java
7 20 (29.85%) DevOps
8 19 (28.36%) Selenium
9 16 (23.88%) Windows
9 16 (23.88%) Confluence
10 15 (22.39%) Jenkins
10 15 (22.39%) Scrum
11 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
12 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (19.40%) C#
12 13 (19.40%) QA
13 12 (17.91%) Degree
13 12 (17.91%) TeamCity
13 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (17.91%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (16.42%) WebDriver
14 11 (16.42%) Gherkin
14 11 (16.42%) Waterfall
14 11 (16.42%) Web Services
14 11 (16.42%) Python
14 11 (16.42%) HP
14 11 (16.42%) HP ALM
15 10 (14.93%) Finance
15 10 (14.93%) CRM
15 10 (14.93%) Microsoft

TestRail
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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (23.88%) Confluence
2 4 (5.97%) IIS
2 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.48%) NServiceBus
3 3 (4.48%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.46%) GitHub
3 5 (7.46%) Slack
4 4 (5.97%) npm
4 4 (5.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) DNS
1 4 (5.97%) Firewall
1 4 (5.97%) SSL
1 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) IPv4
2 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) MySQL
1 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.48%) Redis
3 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (82.09%) JIRA
2 19 (28.36%) Selenium
3 15 (22.39%) Jenkins
4 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
5 12 (17.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (17.91%) TeamCity
6 11 (16.42%) WebDriver
7 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (13.43%) Cucumber
9 8 (11.94%) Appium
10 7 (10.45%) Ant
10 7 (10.45%) SpecFlow
10 7 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (8.96%) MSBuild
11 6 (8.96%) SonarQube
11 6 (8.96%) Zephyr
12 4 (5.97%) Artifactory
12 4 (5.97%) Bower
12 4 (5.97%) Chocolatey
12 4 (5.97%) git-flow
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Advertising
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Analyst
2 16 (23.88%) Test Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Tester
4 13 (19.40%) Automation Tester
5 9 (13.43%) Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Software Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Test Manager
8 6 (8.96%) Test Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Test Leader
10 4 (5.97%) Mobile Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Mobile Software Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Ruby Automation Tester
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Technical Leader
11 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) Gherkin
1 11 (16.42%) Web Services
2 10 (14.93%) REST
3 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
3 7 (10.45%) Node.js
4 6 (8.96%) .NET
4 6 (8.96%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (8.96%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (5.97%) JSON
7 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.48%) React
8 2 (2.99%) CSS
8 2 (2.99%) HTML
8 2 (2.99%) LAMP
8 2 (2.99%) Sass
9 1 (1.49%) RESTful
9 1 (1.49%) SOAP
9 1 (1.49%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Apple iOS
2 8 (11.94%) Unix
3 5 (7.46%) Android
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.99%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (52.24%) Test Automation
3 27 (40.30%) Test Management
4 20 (29.85%) DevOps
5 15 (22.39%) Scrum
6 11 (16.42%) Waterfall
7 10 (14.93%) CRM
7 10 (14.93%) Functional Testing
7 10 (14.93%) ITIL
7 10 (14.93%) Kanban
7 10 (14.93%) Test Scripting
8 9 (13.43%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (13.43%) SDLC
9 8 (11.94%) BDD
9 8 (11.94%) E-Commerce
9 8 (11.94%) Migration
9 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.94%) User Stories
10 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.33%) SQL
2 22 (32.84%) Java
3 13 (19.40%) C#
4 11 (16.42%) Python
5 8 (11.94%) Ruby
5 8 (11.94%) T-SQL
6 7 (10.45%) Apple Swift
6 7 (10.45%) Objective-C
6 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 10 (14.93%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.46%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.48%) ISEB
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Docker
2 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) HP ALM
2 10 (14.93%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (8.96%) Ansible
3 6 (8.96%) Puppet
4 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) HP
2 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.96%) Atlassian
3 6 (8.96%) Black Duck
3 6 (8.96%) Splunk
4 2 (2.99%) Citrix
4 2 (2.99%) hybris
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.49%) Cloudera