The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 398 393 383
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 4 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.053% 0.077%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.39% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 12
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £368 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £313 £360
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -12.98%
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
2961 3104 2724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.50% 13.62% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2090 2315 2001
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £543 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -25.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £33.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in London

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in London

TestDirector
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TestDirector across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

TestDirector Daily Rate Histogram in London

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in London

TestDirector
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London +8 1 £425 +41.66%
TestDirector
England

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
2 4 (57.14%) CEH
2 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) OSCP
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Metasploit
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Nmap
3 3 (42.86%) WebInspect
3 3 (42.86%) Nessus
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Linux

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Metasploit
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Security Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
1 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) AIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
2 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) V-Model
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CEH
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) OSCP
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (42.86%) Nmap
2 3 (42.86%) WebInspect
2 3 (42.86%) Nessus
2 3 (42.86%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) SunGard
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Teradata
2 1 (14.29%) Greenplum
2 1 (14.29%) Netezza
2 1 (14.29%) Vertica