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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 263 268 233
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -35
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 6 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% 0.031% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 0.25% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £288 £208 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.55% -38.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £174 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £242 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £296 £403 £336
% change year-on-year
-26.44% +19.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - -
TestDirector
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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
1374 1222 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.49% 12.78% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 753 537
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.50 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing TestDirector as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Hampshire - 4 £305 -
Oxfordshire +9 2 £288 +74.24%
TestDirector
England

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 South East region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 8 (72.73%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) MSI
5 2 (18.18%) InstallShield
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) MCP
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) WinRunner
5 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) MCSE
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
1 2 (18.18%) InstallShield
1 2 (18.18%) MSI
1 2 (18.18%) QARun
1 2 (18.18%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (9.09%) V-Model
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
3 1 (9.09%) VMware