The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 424 415 407
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 7 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.027% 0.052%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.20% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 9
Median daily rate £445 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £371 £346
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
TestDirector
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3715 3010 3149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.15% 13.59% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2753 2116 2344
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 10
Median hourly rate £43.63 £27.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.57% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £20.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing TestDirector as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the London region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 1 £440 -4.86%
Hayes - 1 £440 -
TestDirector
England

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 London region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 6 (66.67%) Banking
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Test Management
3 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Use Case
3 4 (44.44%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
5 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
5 2 (22.22%) Equities
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Cucumber

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) TestNG
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Risk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Market Risk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Market Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
1 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
2 1 (11.11%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Test Management
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
3 4 (44.44%) Use Case
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
5 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithmics
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase