The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
UK / England
Rank 561 593 573
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -20
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 4 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.028% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.058% 0.18% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 9
Median daily rate £425 £478 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.99% +70.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £338 £350
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 - -

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
6878 7029 6292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.61% 15.10% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4604 4730 4369
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 175 114
Median hourly rate £41.13 £40.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.23 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing TestDirector as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 3 £425 -22.72%
North West +19 1 - -
TestDirector
UK

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TestDirector also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
1 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) QA
2 4 (26.67%) Test Management
2 4 (26.67%) Front Office
2 4 (26.67%) Back Office
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Fixed Income
2 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Murex
3 3 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Back Office
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Programme Director
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Test Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Defect Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Strategy Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.67%) wxPython
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Fixed Income
1 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Murex
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft