The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 129 118 121
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 21 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.22% 4.38% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 7
Median daily rate £271 £325 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.76% -14.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £278 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £368 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £325 £368
% change year-on-year
-13.92% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
402 320 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.47% 10.62% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 186 172
Median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Median hourly rate £26.25 £30.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -3.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £30.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.10 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing TestDirector as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -23 18 £269 -17.38%
Glasgow +1 2 £293 -1.59%
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TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 40 (100.00%) Windows
1 40 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 39 (97.50%) Windows 7
2 39 (97.50%) Microsoft
2 39 (97.50%) Active Directory
2 39 (97.50%) Windows XP
2 39 (97.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 39 (97.50%) VMware
3 38 (95.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (95.00%) WinRunner
3 38 (95.00%) HP UFT
3 38 (95.00%) MCSE
3 38 (95.00%) MCSA
3 38 (95.00%) HP Quality Center
3 38 (95.00%) Test Automation
3 38 (95.00%) Software Testing
3 38 (95.00%) MCTS
3 38 (95.00%) Change Management
4 37 (92.50%) Veritas
5 36 (90.00%) Citrix
5 36 (90.00%) MCITP
5 36 (90.00%) Hyper-V
6 35 (87.50%) McAfee ePO
6 35 (87.50%) AIX
6 35 (87.50%) SQL
6 35 (87.50%) Netcool
6 35 (87.50%) Intel Security
6 35 (87.50%) VMware ESX
6 35 (87.50%) Clustering
7 34 (85.00%) Test Scripting

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.50%) Live Communications Server
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 38 (95.00%) HP UFT
1 38 (95.00%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Analyst
1 27 (67.50%) Test Analyst
2 23 (57.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 23 (57.50%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Tester
5 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Tester
9 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Exchange Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (87.50%) Clustering
2 33 (82.50%) PDA
3 16 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
1 40 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 39 (97.50%) Windows 7
2 39 (97.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 39 (97.50%) Windows XP
3 35 (87.50%) AIX
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Change Management
1 38 (95.00%) Software Testing
1 38 (95.00%) Test Automation
2 34 (85.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (7.50%) Records Management
4 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.50%) Migration
4 1 (2.50%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (95.00%) MCSA
1 38 (95.00%) MCSE
1 38 (95.00%) MCTS
1 38 (95.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (90.00%) MCITP
3 33 (82.50%) ISTQB
4 29 (72.50%) Security Cleared
5 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 39 (97.50%) Active Directory
2 36 (90.00%) Hyper-V
3 35 (87.50%) VMware ESX
4 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (95.00%) HP Quality Center
2 35 (87.50%) McAfee ePO
2 35 (87.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Microsoft
1 39 (97.50%) VMware
2 37 (92.50%) Veritas
3 36 (90.00%) Citrix
4 35 (87.50%) Intel Security