The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 75 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.10% 0.11% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 0.94% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £538 - £260
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 - - -
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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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
113 106 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.47% 12.10% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 67 68
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TestDirector across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in Reading

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

TestDirector
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing