The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 61 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.27% 0.67% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.15% 4.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.48% +6.66%
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 Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
93 90 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.52% 15.03% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 54 62
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.87 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.26% -48.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) WinRunner
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Netcool
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BODI
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) WinRunner
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) PDA
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (66.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy