The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
North West / Manchester
Rank - 105 -
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £290 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £305 £354
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
214 300 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.04% 16.71% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 188 159
Median daily rate £400 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing TestDirector as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

TestDirector
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB