The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 24 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank - 158 -
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.13% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-21.32% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -
TestDirector
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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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
564 573 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.12% 12.79% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 370 228
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £37.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in the North West

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

TestDirector
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 North West region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) VMware