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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
England / London
Rank 406 417 410
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.014% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.087% 0.094% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £425 £550 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +83.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 - -

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
3442 3203 3176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.70% 15.25% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2506 2393 2456
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £582 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 6
Median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -2 2 £425 +77.08%
TestDirector
England

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 4 (36.36%) Test Management
2 4 (36.36%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) Fixed Income
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Front Office
2 4 (36.36%) Back Office
2 4 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (27.27%) Murex
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery

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 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Back Office
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Programme Director
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Defect Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Office Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Strategy Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Fixed Income
1 4 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 4 (36.36%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Murex
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle