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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 45 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.90% 1.10% 2.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.35% 7.06% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +2.06%
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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
92 85 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.67% 15.65% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 50 30
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £90.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%

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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
Cardiff +11 4 £450 -
TestDirector
Wales

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Project
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) iSeries
2 3 (75.00%) AS400
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (75.00%) OS/400
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) COBOL
2 3 (75.00%) RPG
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) CCA
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Project
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (75.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) AS400
1 3 (75.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) OS/400
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) COBOL
1 3 (75.00%) RPG
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) IBM