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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 607 595 568
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -27
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 7 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.040% 0.073%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.091% 0.27% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 19
Median daily rate £425 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
-22.96% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.04% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
-16.04% -
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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
7734 7508 6782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.67% 15.00% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5202 5068 4752
Median daily rate £443 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 161 112
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.77 £26.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.84 £50.68 £52.80
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
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 5 December 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 -5 5 £425 - 3
North West +4 1 - -
East of England +3 1 - -
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TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 12 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (29.63%) Defect Management
2 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle
4 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
4 5 (18.52%) JIRA
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) Front Office
5 4 (14.81%) Back Office
5 4 (14.81%) Fixed Income
5 4 (14.81%) Finance
5 4 (14.81%) ISEB
5 4 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (14.81%) QA
5 4 (14.81%) Banking
5 4 (14.81%) Test Management
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.11%) Smart Meter
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (11.11%) Change Control
6 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 3 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Mingle
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) Toad
3 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.70%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.70%) MSI
4 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (14.81%) Back Office
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Front Office
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Defect Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Programme Director
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Office Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Flash
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) J2EE
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) wxPython
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Fixed Income
1 4 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Defect Management
1 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
3 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.81%) Test Management
5 3 (11.11%) Case Management
5 3 (11.11%) Change Control
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Python
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Murex
3 2 (7.41%) Sony
4 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
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