Period
to 25 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 828 788 866
Rank change year-on-year -40 +78 -18
Contract jobs citing TestRail 50 42 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.046% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.26% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 7
UK median daily rate £360 £373 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.36% +14.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £283 £291 £235
90th Percentile £538 £431 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £250
% change year-on-year +3.85% +30.00% -20.00%
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 19,856 15,890 15,903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.76% 17.34% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,601 10,788 10,789
UK median daily rate £465 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £293
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 324 313
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £26.50 £24.30 £28.00
90th Percentile £66.58 £57.50 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.48
% change year-on-year - +0.06% +13.27%

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 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TestRail in the UK

TestRail
Top 11 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 June 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 -24 50 £360 -4.00% 13
UK excluding London -19 29 £338 +3.85% 11
London -54 21 £494 +26.60% 2
Midlands -5 14 £360 - 3
West Midlands -13 11 £360 - 2
South East -11 8 £325 -7.14% 4
South West +10 3 £250 -23.08% 1
East of England +8 3 £300 +275.00% 2
East Midlands - 3 £410 - 1
North West -21 1 - - 1
North of England -34 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 47 (94.00%) JIRA
2 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (56.00%) Test Automation
4 25 (50.00%) Selenium
5 22 (44.00%) Test Management
6 18 (36.00%) WebDriver
6 18 (36.00%) DevOps
7 17 (34.00%) SQL
8 16 (32.00%) BDD
9 13 (26.00%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (24.00%) Acceptance Criteria
10 12 (24.00%) User Stories
10 12 (24.00%) ISTQB
11 11 (22.00%) CRM
11 11 (22.00%) C#
11 11 (22.00%) Web Services
11 11 (22.00%) Confluence
12 10 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
12 10 (20.00%) Unix
12 10 (20.00%) Java
12 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 10 (20.00%) SpecFlow
13 9 (18.00%) Gherkin
13 9 (18.00%) Functional Testing
13 9 (18.00%) REST
13 9 (18.00%) .NET
13 9 (18.00%) Performance Testing
13 9 (18.00%) Waterfall
13 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio Team System

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 11 (22.00%) Confluence
2 4 (8.00%) NServiceBus
2 4 (8.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.00%) Slack
3 3 (6.00%) BrowserStack
3 3 (6.00%) SaaS
4 2 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (4.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) MySQL
1 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (94.00%) JIRA
2 25 (50.00%) Selenium
3 18 (36.00%) WebDriver
4 10 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (16.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (16.00%) TeamCity
7 6 (12.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (10.00%) Appium
8 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (10.00%) JBehave
8 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (8.00%) NUnit
10 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (6.00%) MSTest
10 3 (6.00%) Protractor
11 2 (4.00%) Android Studio
11 2 (4.00%) Bitbucket
11 2 (4.00%) Maven
11 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (14.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
2 16 (32.00%) Test Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Tester
4 11 (22.00%) Automation Tester
5 8 (16.00%) Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Developer in Test
8 3 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) QA Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) SAP Manager
9 2 (4.00%) SAP Test Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) Web Services
2 9 (18.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) Gherkin
2 9 (18.00%) REST
3 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (8.00%) React
6 3 (6.00%) Sass
7 2 (4.00%) CSS
7 2 (4.00%) HTML
7 2 (4.00%) JSON
7 2 (4.00%) Node.js
7 2 (4.00%) SOAP
7 2 (4.00%) Spring
7 2 (4.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (4.00%) WireMock
7 2 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Unix
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (56.00%) Test Automation
3 22 (44.00%) Test Management
4 18 (36.00%) DevOps
5 16 (32.00%) BDD
6 12 (24.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 12 (24.00%) User Stories
7 11 (22.00%) CRM
8 9 (18.00%) Functional Testing
8 9 (18.00%) Performance Testing
8 9 (18.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (12.00%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Scrum
9 6 (12.00%) TDD
9 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.00%) Manual Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
11 4 (8.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) C#
3 10 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (8.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) Prolog
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.00%) Degree
3 4 (8.00%) ISEB
4 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Docker
2 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) HP ALM
1 6 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) HP
3 4 (8.00%) SAP
4 3 (6.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian