The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 84 85 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.080% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.52% 0.78% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £313 £360
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -12.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
119 129 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.54% 10.36% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 81 39
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Migration

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center