The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 67 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 0.77% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.86% 5.69% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate £475 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.03% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.14
Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
116 123 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.89% 13.59% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 68 64
Average daily rate £373 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £270 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
TestDirector
Scotland

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 22 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Business Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle