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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 540 521 479
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -42
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 16 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.061% 0.068%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.50% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 24
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£223 £440 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.43% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.24%
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
6405 5557 4722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.42% 12.02% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4268 3572 3042
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 106 154
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £20.95 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £50.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
South East -24 5 - - 2
London +3 3 £363 -44.23%
East of England +5 1 - -
North West -18 1 £370 +8.82% 3
West Midlands - - - - 1
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TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 27 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (42.59%) Test Scripting
3 20 (37.04%) Test Management
3 20 (37.04%) Test Strategy
4 19 (35.19%) SQL
5 17 (31.48%) Oracle
6 15 (27.78%) Finance
7 14 (25.93%) Banking
8 12 (22.22%) UNIX
8 12 (22.22%) Windows
9 11 (20.37%) ISEB
9 11 (20.37%) Telecoms
9 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (18.52%) Project Management
10 10 (18.52%) MS Office
11 9 (16.67%) Shell Script
12 8 (14.81%) Investment Banking
12 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
13 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
13 7 (12.96%) ISTQB
13 7 (12.96%) QA
13 7 (12.96%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (12.96%) HP
13 7 (12.96%) AIX
13 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
13 7 (12.96%) Windows XP
14 6 (11.11%) MS Excel

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (3.70%) Joomla!
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (7.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (7.41%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) DHCP
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (9.26%) WinRunner
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (7.41%) Toad
4 3 (5.56%) JDeveloper
4 3 (5.56%) PVCS
4 3 (5.56%) Metasploit
5 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.70%) Bugzilla
5 2 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (1.85%) JIRA
6 1 (1.85%) QARun
6 1 (1.85%) QADirector
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 14 (25.93%) Banking
3 11 (20.37%) Telecoms
4 8 (14.81%) Investment Banking
5 5 (9.26%) Billing
5 5 (9.26%) Back Office
5 5 (9.26%) Marketing
6 3 (5.56%) Retail
6 3 (5.56%) Retail Banking
7 2 (3.70%) Front Office
8 1 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Analyst
2 16 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Test Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Tester
4 5 (9.26%) Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Systems Tester
7 1 (1.85%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Senior Tester
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 1 (1.85%) PHP Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (1.85%) PHP Joomla! Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
1 3 (5.56%) XML
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (3.70%) JSON
2 2 (3.70%) jQuery
2 2 (3.70%) XML Schema
2 2 (3.70%) CSS
2 2 (3.70%) Yii
2 2 (3.70%) REST
2 2 (3.70%) Backbone.js
2 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) PDA
4 2 (3.70%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.85%) SCORM
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) UNIX
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) AIX
2 7 (12.96%) Windows XP
2 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Test Scripting
2 20 (37.04%) Test Strategy
2 20 (37.04%) Test Management
3 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.52%) Project Management
5 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.11%) Validation
6 6 (11.11%) Web Testing
6 6 (11.11%) V-Model
7 5 (9.26%) Logistics
7 5 (9.26%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.26%) Software Testing
7 5 (9.26%) CRM
7 5 (9.26%) SOA
8 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.41%) Data Transformation
9 3 (5.56%) Time Management
9 3 (5.56%) UML
9 3 (5.56%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) RPG
5 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) ISEB
2 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) OSCP
4 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.56%) CISSP
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.56%) MCSE
4 3 (5.56%) MCSA
4 3 (5.56%) CEH
4 3 (5.56%) MCTS
4 3 (5.56%) MCITP
5 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 3 (5.56%) Nmap
1 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.56%) CORE IMPACT
3 3 (5.56%) Netcool
3 3 (5.56%) Nessus
3 3 (5.56%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) HP
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.41%) SunGard
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) Veritas
4 4 (7.41%) McAfee
5 3 (5.56%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) Serena
5 3 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (3.70%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) Sun
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
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