The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 136 122 105
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 2 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.061% 0.18% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 1.55% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Average daily rate
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£270 £361 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.25% +2.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.08% -3.21%
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 Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
388 323 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.77% 11.71% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 180 113
Average daily rate £365 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 8
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

TestDirector
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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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
Glasgow +8 1 £270 -20.00%
Edinburgh -14 1 - -
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TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (72.73%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) AIX
5 3 (27.27%) MCSE
5 3 (27.27%) MCSA
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) Veritas
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) WinRunner
5 3 (27.27%) MCTS

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
2 3 (27.27%) WinRunner
3 2 (18.18%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Test Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) PDA
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) MCSA
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) MCTS
3 3 (27.27%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (18.18%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas
2 3 (27.27%) McAfee
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Borland
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