The first table below looks at the demand for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cardiff region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 41 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.79% 0.42% 1.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.66% 4.55% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £358 £311
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +15.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
53 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.95% 9.24% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 14
Average daily rate £400 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (100.00%) MS Project
1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
1 9 (100.00%) UML
1 9 (100.00%) OO
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Project Management
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) AS400
4 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) SOA
4 5 (55.56%) Content Management
4 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (44.44%) CCA
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) Business Development
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Use Case
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
8 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Project
1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) AS400
2 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) UML
1 9 (100.00%) OO
1 9 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) Content Management
3 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Business Development
5 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) COBOL
1 1 (11.11%) RPG
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) CCA
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
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