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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 577 555 536
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -19
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 23 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.064% 0.075%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.49% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 21
Average daily rate
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£419 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.93% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £236 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £340 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.08% -3.21%
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
7553 6698 5770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.02% 13.09% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5036 4352 3774
Average daily rate £410 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 123 123
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 £22.12 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +1 10 £413 +33.06% 5
South East -38 6 £208 -38.97%
North West - 6 £450 - 2
East of England - 1 - - 1
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TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (39.39%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) ISEB
3 10 (30.30%) Validation
3 10 (30.30%) Retail
4 9 (27.27%) Finance
4 9 (27.27%) UNIX
4 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (24.24%) System Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
6 7 (21.21%) Test Management
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) HP
6 7 (21.21%) ETL
6 7 (21.21%) SAS
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle
7 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Base SAS
7 6 (18.18%) V-Model
7 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 6 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (15.15%) Banking
8 5 (15.15%) Project Management
8 5 (15.15%) XML
8 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (12.12%) Web Services
9 4 (12.12%) Shell Script

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (21.21%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Base SAS
1 6 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.09%) Star Schema
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Big Data
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.06%) Essbase
5 1 (3.03%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) XDE
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Metasploit
4 1 (3.03%) AccuRev
4 1 (3.03%) FindBugs
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) Checkstyle
4 1 (3.03%) Ant
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (30.30%) Retail
2 9 (27.27%) Finance
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Marketing
5 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
6 2 (6.06%) Billing
6 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Analyst
2 17 (51.52%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) SAS Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Test Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Security Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Defect Manager
7 1 (3.03%) UAT Manager
7 1 (3.03%) UAT Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.03%) TopLink
3 1 (3.03%) JRules
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) JDBC
3 1 (3.03%) JSP
3 1 (3.03%) Servlets
3 1 (3.03%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) NHS
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) AIX
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Validation
2 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
2 8 (24.24%) System Testing
3 7 (21.21%) ETL
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Test Management
4 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 6 (18.18%) V-Model
4 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.09%) ERP
6 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (9.09%) Inmon Methodology
6 3 (9.09%) Open Source
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) ISEB
2 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.09%) CISSP
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) OSCP
3 3 (9.09%) CEH
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) ACCA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.06%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (6.06%) Nessus
2 2 (6.06%) Nmap
2 2 (6.06%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) HP
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) SAP
4 3 (9.09%) Teradata
4 3 (9.09%) Netezza
4 3 (9.09%) Greenplum
4 3 (9.09%) Vertica
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
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