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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 123 118 111
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 4 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.46% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.55% 5.19% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £260 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +73.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
-10.48% +8.47%
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
258 231 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.75% 8.88% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 143 79
Average daily rate £375 £341 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.97% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -13.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 January 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
TestDirector
South East

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Test Management
1 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (90.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (60.00%) V-Model
4 5 (50.00%) Web Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Validation
4 5 (50.00%) Billing
4 5 (50.00%) Logistics
4 5 (50.00%) Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) CRM
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (30.00%) RPG
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (10.00%) PKI
8 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (10.00%) Clustering
8 1 (10.00%) Windows
8 1 (10.00%) AIX
8 1 (10.00%) McAfee

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Billing
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Test Management
1 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (90.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (60.00%) V-Model
3 5 (50.00%) Web Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Validation
3 5 (50.00%) Logistics
3 5 (50.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Netcool
1 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas