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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 168 185 203
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +18
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.043% 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 0.29% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-21.32% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -
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
623 697 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.06% 15.05% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 576 644
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
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 13 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Front Office
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
3 2 (28.57%) Murex
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management

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:

General
1 3 (42.86%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Defect Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Director
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Strategy Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Strategy Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
1 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Murex