The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £296 £403 £336
% change year-on-year
-26.44% +19.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - -
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
27 111 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.67% 17.76% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 69 28
Median daily rate £300 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 10
Median hourly rate £31.50 £42.00 £41.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.45 £35.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £50.00 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing TestDirector as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle