The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 58 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.51% 0.46% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.41% 3.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Wales

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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
88 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.04% 11.70% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 35 34
Average daily rate £325 £300 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -13.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £398 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (100.00%) MS Project
1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
1 9 (100.00%) UML
1 9 (100.00%) OO
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Project Management
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) AS400
4 6 (66.67%) Content Management
4 6 (66.67%) Business Analysis
4 6 (66.67%) CCA
4 6 (66.67%) J2EE
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (66.67%) SOA
4 6 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (66.67%) Degree
5 5 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (44.44%) Business Development
6 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
8 1 (11.11%) Use Case

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Project
1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) AS400
2 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) OS/400
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) UML
1 9 (100.00%) OO
1 9 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 6 (66.67%) Content Management
2 6 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Business Development
3 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) COBOL
1 1 (11.11%) RPG
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCA
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) IBM