The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank - 54 -
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.23% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £358 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.09% -10.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
TestDirector
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
99 50 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.75% 11.47% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 22 23
Average daily rate £430 £277 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.23% -26.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 18
Average hourly rate £41.75 £36.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £33.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £41.50 £34.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TestDirector across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TestDirector across the Essex region.

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in Essex

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TestDirector across the Essex region.

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (85.71%) Rally
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) System Testing
2 6 (85.71%) AccuRev
2 6 (85.71%) FindBugs
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) User Stories
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Pair Programming
2 6 (85.71%) JRules
2 6 (85.71%) WebFOCUS
2 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) Checkstyle
2 6 (85.71%) Marketing
2 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) J2EE
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) Ant
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) PL/SQL
2 6 (85.71%) JDBC
2 6 (85.71%) JSP
2 6 (85.71%) Servlets

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) WebFOCUS
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) AccuRev
1 6 (85.71%) Ant
1 6 (85.71%) Checkstyle
1 6 (85.71%) FindBugs
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (85.71%) JUnit
General
1 6 (85.71%) Marketing
2 5 (71.43%) Automotive
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Applications Developer
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE Applications Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JSP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) J2EE
1 6 (85.71%) JDBC
1 6 (85.71%) JRules
1 6 (85.71%) JSP
1 6 (85.71%) Servlets
1 6 (85.71%) Struts
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) TopLink
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Pair Programming
2 6 (85.71%) System Testing
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) PL/SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) Rally
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft