Java Software Development Specialist Resource Contract
We are looking for an organisation (or person) to come in and support the project in automating the existing test suite for functionality already delivered and writing test for functionality to be delivered in the remain development time.
Reference number: TRN658/08/2013
This deadline is for… the suppliers proposal to be submitted to the Department in hard copy format.
Contract value:£50,000 – £80,000
Location where the contract is to be carried out: London
Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes
Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No
Name of the buying organisation: Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)
Description of the contract
Last year the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) commissioned a contract for a new domestic policy appraisal model, the National Household Model (NHM). The final model will be delivered to DECC in February 2014 when the model will be rolled out for use in policy appraisal. The model is being built in java by professional software developers as part of the contractors development team. The DECC project team are advising on the functionality needed on a day to day basis and testing the model however, complex software development in Java has not been carried out previously in the DECC modelling community, leaving with team with a skills gap in terms of specialist test automation skills. We are looking for an organisation (or person) to come in and support the project in automating the existing test suite for functionality already delivered and writing test for functionality to be delivered in the remain development time.
Classification of the contract
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Contract type: Services – Unspecified
Is it a framework agreement? No
Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No
Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents
Estimated length of contract: 6 Months
Who to contact
Contact name Jonathan roberts
Organisation name Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)
Address 6th Floor Area A, 3 Whitehall Place, London, SW1A 2HD , London, United Kingdom, SW1A2HD
Telephone 0300 068 6892
Web address www.decc.gov.uk