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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 408 414 395
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.009% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.094% 0.063% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate £425 £224 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.94% -52.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £223 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £225 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £358 £385
% change year-on-year
-5.74% -6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
3205 3165 2963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.10% 14.94% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2376 2398 2143
Average daily rate £475 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £388 - 1
TestDirector
England

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (27.27%) NHS
2 3 (27.27%) XDE
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) WinRunner

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) XDE
2 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
3 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Test Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Director
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Incident Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Equities
3 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Sybase
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