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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 608 602 543
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -59
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 22 13 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.025% 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.19% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 18
Median daily rate £335 £413 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.78% +43.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £233 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £700 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £296 £403 £336
% change year-on-year
-26.44% +19.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - -
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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
8030 6960 6180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.08% 13.49% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5557 4664 4045
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 106 129
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £22.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.43 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +3 10 £335 -18.78%
South East 0 6 £288 +38.55%
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £348 -
North West -6 1 £300 -33.33%
South West - 1 £370 -
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TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 28 (63.64%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) SQL
4 16 (36.36%) Windows
5 14 (31.82%) ISEB
6 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
7 12 (27.27%) HP
8 11 (25.00%) Oracle
8 11 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 10 (22.73%) Unix
9 10 (22.73%) Defect Management
10 9 (20.45%) QA
11 8 (18.18%) JIRA
11 8 (18.18%) Banking
11 8 (18.18%) Finance
11 8 (18.18%) XML
11 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (18.18%) Test Management
12 7 (15.91%) Functional Testing
12 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
12 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
12 7 (15.91%) VMware
12 7 (15.91%) Selenium
13 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
13 6 (13.64%) Web Services
13 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
13 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
14 5 (11.36%) V-Model
14 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
14 5 (11.36%) SoapUI

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 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (4.55%) CMS
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) Mingle
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) JIRA
2 7 (15.91%) Selenium
3 5 (11.36%) SoapUI
4 4 (9.09%) HP UFT
5 3 (6.82%) ClearCase
5 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.55%) Bugzilla
6 2 (4.55%) InstallShield
6 2 (4.55%) MSI
6 2 (4.55%) PVCS
6 2 (4.55%) QARun
6 2 (4.55%) Toad
6 2 (4.55%) WinRunner
7 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.27%) JUnit
7 1 (2.27%) TestNG
General
1 8 (18.18%) Banking
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Front Office
3 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Test Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Defect Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Environment Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Test Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Web Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) XML
2 6 (13.64%) Web Services
3 5 (11.36%) Middleware
3 5 (11.36%) SOAP
4 2 (4.55%) Flash
4 2 (4.55%) HTML
4 2 (4.55%) J2EE
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) iPad
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Equities
3 3 (6.82%) Fixed Income
3 3 (6.82%) Smartcard
4 2 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.55%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.55%) User Experience
5 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.27%) Derivative
5 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.27%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.27%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Solaris
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
3 10 (22.73%) Defect Management
4 8 (18.18%) Test Management
4 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Functional Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.36%) Project Management
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
7 5 (11.36%) V-Model
7 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.09%) Migration
8 4 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Release Management
8 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) Perl
3 2 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) ISEB
2 11 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) MCP
6 2 (4.55%) MCSE
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.27%) SAS 70
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (63.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.55%) Unicenter
3 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) HP
2 11 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
5 2 (4.55%) Sony
6 1 (2.27%) Algorithmics
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Facebook
6 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.27%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) Twitter