The first table below looks at the demand for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 31 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 East of England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank - 125 130
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.042% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.38% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £244
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
-10.33% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
441 260 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.48% 10.95% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 119 142
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 42
Average hourly rate £38.64 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.08% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.26 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
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 the East of England

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

TestDirector
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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TestDirector
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Budget Control
3 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Budget Control
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) HP