The first table below looks at the demand for QADirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QADirector over the 3 months to 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware QADirector
Rank 569 - 553
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QADirector 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% - 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.016% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£300 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6375 5469 5622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.91% 11.76% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4162 3517 3368
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 134 206
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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QADirector
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

QADirector Jobs Demand Trend in England

QADirector
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

QADirector Daily Rate Trend in England

QADirector
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

QADirector Hourly Rate Trend in England

QADirector
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QADirector within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 1 £300 -
London - - - -
QADirector
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QADirector
Top 22 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing QADirector 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 QADirector.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Progress
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) WebInspect
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) CSSLP
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture

QADirector
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing QADirector 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 QADirector. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Application Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Progress
1 1 (100.00%) HP