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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 605 615 584
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -31
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 17 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.051% 0.060%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.36% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 17
Median daily rate £475 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £365 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £700 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-21.32% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -
TestDirector
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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
8346 7568 6664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.81% 14.33% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5641 5054 4489
Median daily rate £431 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 163 104
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £24.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.08 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 10 £613 +63.33%
South East +17 4 £260 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
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TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 20 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (30.56%) Defect Management
2 11 (30.56%) Regression Testing
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) QA
4 9 (25.00%) Oracle
5 8 (22.22%) JIRA
6 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (19.44%) HP
6 7 (19.44%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) Test Strategy
7 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 6 (16.67%) XML
7 6 (16.67%) Windows
7 6 (16.67%) Front Office
7 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 6 (16.67%) Banking
8 5 (13.89%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 5 (13.89%) Fixed Income
8 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Selenium
8 5 (13.89%) Middleware
8 5 (13.89%) Test Management
8 5 (13.89%) V-Model
8 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
9 4 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (11.11%) HP UFT

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 2 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Mingle
3 1 (2.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) DB2
1 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) JIRA
2 5 (13.89%) Selenium
3 4 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.56%) Bugzilla
5 2 (5.56%) InstallShield
5 2 (5.56%) MSI
5 2 (5.56%) PVCS
5 2 (5.56%) QARun
5 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.56%) Toad
5 2 (5.56%) WinRunner
6 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.78%) JUnit
6 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.78%) TestNG
General
1 6 (16.67%) Banking
1 6 (16.67%) Front Office
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Back Office
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Defect Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Programme Director
4 4 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 4 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Environment Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Web Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Software Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (13.89%) Middleware
3 4 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (8.33%) SOAP
5 2 (5.56%) Flash
5 2 (5.56%) HTML
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE
6 1 (2.78%) wxPython
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Fixed Income
2 4 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Smart Meter
4 2 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (5.56%) iPad
4 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.78%) Equities
5 1 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Defect Management
1 11 (30.56%) Regression Testing
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Test Strategy
3 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.89%) Test Management
5 5 (13.89%) V-Model
6 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.11%) Release Management
6 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.56%) MCP
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.78%) SAS 70
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.56%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) HP
3 3 (8.33%) Murex
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Sony
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.78%) VMware