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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 139 131 127
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.10% 2.23% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £265 £325 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% -48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £296 £565
10% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £375 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.50%
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
429 314 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.82% 10.41% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 163 183
Median daily rate £354 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.41% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% -4.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 26 June 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 -31 9 £265 -22.05%
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TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
1 31 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 31 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 31 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 31 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 30 (96.77%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (96.77%) Test Automation
2 30 (96.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (96.77%) WinRunner
2 30 (96.77%) HP UFT
2 30 (96.77%) Veritas
2 30 (96.77%) Microsoft
2 30 (96.77%) Active Directory
2 30 (96.77%) MCSE
2 30 (96.77%) MCSA
2 30 (96.77%) Change Management
2 30 (96.77%) VMware
2 30 (96.77%) Software Testing
2 30 (96.77%) MCTS
3 28 (90.32%) MCITP
3 28 (90.32%) VMware ESX
3 28 (90.32%) Clustering
3 28 (90.32%) AIX
3 28 (90.32%) Citrix
3 28 (90.32%) Netcool
3 28 (90.32%) Intel Security
3 28 (90.32%) SQL
3 28 (90.32%) Hyper-V
3 28 (90.32%) McAfee ePO
4 27 (87.10%) PDA

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 30 (96.77%) HP UFT
1 30 (96.77%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Analyst
1 22 (70.97%) Test Analyst
2 19 (61.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 19 (61.29%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Tester
3 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Tester
4 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 28 (90.32%) Clustering
2 27 (87.10%) PDA
3 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
1 31 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 31 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 31 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 31 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 28 (90.32%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Change Management
1 30 (96.77%) Software Testing
1 30 (96.77%) Test Automation
2 27 (87.10%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.45%) Records Management
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (96.77%) MCSA
1 30 (96.77%) MCSE
1 30 (96.77%) MCTS
1 30 (96.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (90.32%) MCITP
3 27 (87.10%) ISTQB
4 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
5 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 30 (96.77%) Active Directory
2 28 (90.32%) Hyper-V
2 28 (90.32%) VMware ESX
3 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (96.77%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (90.32%) McAfee ePO
2 28 (90.32%) Netcool
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Microsoft
1 30 (96.77%) Veritas
1 30 (96.77%) VMware
2 28 (90.32%) Citrix
2 28 (90.32%) Intel Security