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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 568 515 498
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -17
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 11 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.079% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.62% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £346 £358
% change year-on-year
+7.22% -3.14%
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
6365 6117 4812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.94% 12.75% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 4033 3087
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 139 146
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £23.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.72 £47.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 5 £275 +10.00% 4
South East -30 3 £550 +100.91%
North West -19 2 £450 +73.07%
East Midlands -10 1 £275 -
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TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (59.38%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 10 (31.25%) Windows
4 10 (31.25%) Test Strategy
5 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) Finance
5 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Test Management
6 8 (25.00%) HP
6 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (21.88%) AIX
7 7 (21.88%) UNIX
7 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
7 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle
9 5 (15.63%) ISEB
9 5 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (15.63%) CISSP
9 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
9 5 (15.63%) Use Case
9 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.63%) Banking
9 5 (15.63%) CEH
9 5 (15.63%) OSCP
10 4 (12.50%) CORE IMPACT
10 4 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (12.50%) Nmap

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (3.13%) SAS
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) Essbase
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.13%) Star Schema
3 1 (3.13%) Base SAS
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (12.50%) Metasploit
2 4 (12.50%) WinRunner
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Billing
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Security Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Accountant
7 1 (3.13%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) UAT Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
3 3 (9.38%) PDA
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) AS400
5 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) AIX
2 7 (21.88%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.38%) Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Test Scripting
2 10 (31.25%) Test Strategy
3 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Test Management
4 5 (15.63%) Use Case
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.50%) V-Model
5 4 (12.50%) Validation
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.25%) Logistics
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Web Testing
7 2 (6.25%) DRM
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) ISEB
2 5 (15.63%) CISSP
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) CEH
2 5 (15.63%) OSCP
3 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 3 (9.38%) MCSA
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) MCTS
3 3 (9.38%) MCITP
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) ACCA
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
1 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (59.38%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (12.50%) CORE IMPACT
2 4 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (12.50%) Nmap
2 4 (12.50%) WebInspect
2 4 (12.50%) Nessus
3 3 (9.38%) Netcool
4 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) Veritas
4 4 (12.50%) McAfee
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
5 3 (9.38%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.13%) SunGard
6 1 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Greenplum
6 1 (3.13%) Teradata
6 1 (3.13%) Netezza
6 1 (3.13%) Vertica
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