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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 402 402 370
Rank change year-on-year
0 -32
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 6 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.017% 0.068%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.13% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £440 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £328 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £508 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £368 £360
% change year-on-year
-13.94% +2.08%
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
3055 3099 2723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.65% 13.29% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2133 2287 2033
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £536 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £107.50 £56.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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 1 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 1 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 +1 2 £463 +12.12% 1
TestDirector
England

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (50.00%) OSCP
3 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 5 (50.00%) CEH
3 5 (50.00%) Use Case
4 4 (40.00%) Nessus
4 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (40.00%) Nmap
4 4 (40.00%) WebInspect
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Metasploit
4 4 (40.00%) CORE IMPACT
5 3 (30.00%) Test Management
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) AIX
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Wealth Management
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Security Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) AIX
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (50.00%) Use Case
3 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) V-Model
6 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (10.00%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) OSCP
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
1 5 (50.00%) CEH
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (40.00%) Nessus
2 4 (40.00%) Nmap
2 4 (40.00%) WebInspect
2 4 (40.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Vertica
3 1 (10.00%) Teradata
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) SunGard
3 1 (10.00%) Netezza
3 1 (10.00%) Greenplum
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