The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector 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 TestDirector over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 564 555 497
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -58
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 19 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.054% 0.066%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.43% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 20
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£275 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £265 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £368 £360
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6528 6241 5033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.92% 12.41% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4225 4064 3255
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 120 134
Average hourly rate £37.04 £39.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £31.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in England

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in England

TestDirector
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TestDirector across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

TestDirector Daily Rate Histogram in England

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in England

TestDirector
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 TestDirector within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
London +8 6 £350 -5.40% 4
South East -18 6 £550 +100.91% 1
East Midlands +8 4 £275 -
South West - 2 £213 -
North West - 1 - -
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TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 22 (56.41%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (51.28%) Test Scripting
3 13 (33.33%) Finance
3 13 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 12 (30.77%) Test Management
5 11 (28.21%) ISEB
5 11 (28.21%) SQL
6 10 (25.64%) Oracle
6 10 (25.64%) Windows
6 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (23.08%) UNIX
7 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 9 (23.08%) HP
8 8 (20.51%) AIX
8 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
8 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
9 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
10 6 (15.38%) Use Case
10 6 (15.38%) Banking
10 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.38%) CEH
10 6 (15.38%) CISSP
10 6 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (15.38%) Project Management
10 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.38%) OSCP
11 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
11 5 (12.82%) Metasploit
11 5 (12.82%) CORE IMPACT

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) SAS
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.56%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) DHCP
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) Essbase
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.56%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (12.82%) Metasploit
2 5 (12.82%) WinRunner
3 2 (5.13%) Bugzilla
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
4 4 (10.26%) Retail
5 2 (5.13%) Billing
5 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
6 1 (2.56%) Back Office
6 1 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Analyst
2 18 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Tester
3 6 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Security Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Technology Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) UAT Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Accountant
8 1 (2.56%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) XML
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) Open Source
3 3 (7.69%) PDA
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) AS400
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.56%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) UNIX
3 8 (20.51%) AIX
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.26%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Test Scripting
2 13 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 12 (30.77%) Test Management
4 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Use Case
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (10.26%) Validation
7 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.26%) V-Model
8 3 (7.69%) Data Transformation
8 3 (7.69%) SOA
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.69%) Change Management
9 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.13%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) ISEB
2 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
3 6 (15.38%) CEH
3 6 (15.38%) CISSP
3 6 (15.38%) OSCP
4 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (7.69%) MCSE
6 3 (7.69%) MCSA
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (7.69%) MCTS
6 3 (7.69%) MCITP
7 2 (5.13%) ACCA
7 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (56.41%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (12.82%) CORE IMPACT
2 5 (12.82%) Nmap
2 5 (12.82%) WebInspect
2 5 (12.82%) Nessus
3 4 (10.26%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (7.69%) Netcool
5 1 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) McAfee
3 4 (10.26%) Veritas
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Vertica
6 1 (2.56%) Sun
6 1 (2.56%) SunGard
6 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.56%) Netezza
6 1 (2.56%) Teradata
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