The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 218 224 227
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 21 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.08% 1.57% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
Average daily rate
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£335 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £405 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-3.92% +14.75%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1010 958 939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.01% 10.78% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 550 467
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 46
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.13 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.65 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in the South East

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

TestDirector
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Berkshire +14 16 £318 -7.83% 4
Hampshire -17 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
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TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (55.00%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (47.50%) Test Scripting
2 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
3 18 (45.00%) Windows
3 18 (45.00%) ISEB
4 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (30.00%) Test Management
5 12 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (27.50%) WinRunner
6 11 (27.50%) SQL
6 11 (27.50%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (22.50%) Billing
7 9 (22.50%) Windows XP
7 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
8 8 (20.00%) HP
8 8 (20.00%) QA
9 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
9 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (15.00%) Netcool
10 6 (15.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (15.00%) Citrix
10 6 (15.00%) AIX
10 6 (15.00%) Finance
10 6 (15.00%) Veritas
10 6 (15.00%) McAfee
10 6 (15.00%) Clustering
10 6 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (15.00%) Web Testing
10 6 (15.00%) V-Model

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (27.50%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (2.50%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) LTE
1 4 (10.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (27.50%) WinRunner
3 2 (5.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.50%) QARun
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
1 9 (22.50%) Billing
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Analyst
2 17 (42.50%) Test Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Tester
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Test Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Programme Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.50%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) Django
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows XP
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.00%) AIX
5 4 (10.00%) UNIX
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Test Scripting
2 12 (30.00%) Test Management
3 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
4 6 (15.00%) V-Model
4 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (15.00%) Web Testing
5 5 (12.50%) CRM
6 4 (10.00%) Scrum
6 4 (10.00%) Logistics
6 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Time Management
7 3 (7.50%) Functional Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.50%) Service Management
7 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Validation
8 2 (5.00%) SOA
8 2 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) RPG
3 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
2 18 (45.00%) ISEB
3 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (55.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (15.00%) Netcool
2 6 (15.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) HP
2 6 (15.00%) Citrix
2 6 (15.00%) Veritas
2 6 (15.00%) McAfee
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Comverse
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