The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 129 116 117
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 1 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% 0.45% 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 4.98% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
Average daily rate
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- £269 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £365 £361
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
TestDirector
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
307 261 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.63% 9.09% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 166 96
Average daily rate £350 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.15 - £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £39.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +4.13%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TestDirector across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TestDirector across the Berkshire region.

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TestDirector across the Berkshire region.

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

TestDirector
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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TestDirector
South East

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing TestDirector also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TestDirector.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Test Management
3 3 (60.00%) V-Model
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Billing
4 2 (40.00%) Logistics
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) WinRunner
4 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Netcool
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing TestDirector also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TestDirector. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) WinRunner
1 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) V-Model
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Logistics
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Netcool
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware