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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
UK / England
Rank 565 595 572
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -23
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 8 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.031% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 8
Median daily rate £400 £350 £224
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +56.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £278 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £305 £354
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
7142 7026 6494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.06% 14.72% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4792 4698 4390
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 188 118
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.83 £24.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.71 £53.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +16 5 £350 -9.67%
South East +19 3 £400 -
TestDirector
UK

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) System Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) Back Office
3 3 (20.00%) Middleware
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (20.00%) Jaspersoft
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins

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 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Mingle
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) TestNG
2 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) Appium
3 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Back Office
3 2 (13.33%) Front Office
4 1 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Director
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Strategy Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) Flash
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
1 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (26.67%) System Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Jaspersoft
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.67%) Murex