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 19 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
UK / Scotland
Rank - 112 116
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 0 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.68% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category - 5.49% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 7
Median daily rate - £309 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £338 £350
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 - -

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
276 328 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.57% 12.41% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 188 201
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £15.89 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.04% -4.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Scotland region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) PDA
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

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 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle