The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £297 £323 £336
% change year-on-year
-7.86% -4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - -
TestDirector
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
146 137 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.52% 13.10% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 89 30
Median daily rate £425 £368 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +17.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing TestDirector as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

TestDirector
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TestDirector also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware