The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 141 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.094% - 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£220 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.24%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
455 328 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.30% 11.64% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 198 202
Average daily rate £413 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 17
Average hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in the South West

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) PDA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technology Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (25.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee
1 1 (25.00%) VMware