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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 584 530 522
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -8
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 13 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.083% 0.080%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.64% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 19
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£413 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £227 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £358 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £336 £366
% change year-on-year
+19.70% -8.19%
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
6946 6363 5452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.44% 12.88% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4635 4155 3488
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 132 136
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.07 £30.00 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -6 8 £413 +65.00%
South East -34 3 £208 -38.05% 2
North West -19 2 £450 +73.07% 2
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TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 9 (28.13%) Retail
3 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
5 7 (21.88%) HP
5 7 (21.88%) ISEB
5 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
5 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (18.75%) Test Management
6 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) Banking
7 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
7 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (15.63%) Windows
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle
8 4 (12.50%) XML
8 4 (12.50%) UNIX
8 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.50%) V-Model
8 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.38%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (9.38%) Inmon Methodology

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.38%) Star Schema
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) Big Data
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.25%) Base SAS
3 2 (6.25%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Metasploit
2 2 (6.25%) WinRunner
2 2 (6.25%) XDE
3 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
1 9 (28.13%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Security Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Defect Manager
7 1 (3.13%) UAT Manager
7 1 (3.13%) UAT Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) NHS
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) PDA
5 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) UNIX
3 3 (9.38%) AIX
4 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
3 6 (18.75%) Test Management
3 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) V-Model
5 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.38%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (9.38%) Inmon Methodology
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) Open Source
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.38%) Use Case
6 3 (9.38%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (9.38%) ERP
6 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISEB
1 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) OSCP
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) CISSP
4 3 (9.38%) CEH
5 2 (6.25%) MCTS
5 2 (6.25%) MCITP
5 2 (6.25%) MCSE
5 2 (6.25%) MCSA
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.25%) ACCA
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.25%) Nessus
2 2 (6.25%) Nmap
2 2 (6.25%) WebInspect
3 1 (3.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) HP
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 3 (9.38%) Teradata
4 3 (9.38%) Netezza
4 3 (9.38%) Greenplum
4 3 (9.38%) Vertica
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) Veritas
5 2 (6.25%) McAfee
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) SunGard
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