The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 158 160 195
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +35
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.087% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 0.56% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Median daily rate £425 £365 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -23.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
-22.96% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
-16.04% -
TestDirector
London

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

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
594 532 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.56% 15.38% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 440 625
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 4 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Front Office
3 3 (30.00%) Back Office
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Murex
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Finance

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Front Office
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Defect Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Programme Director
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Strategy Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Murex
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle