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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank - - 142
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.059%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £339 £338
% change year-on-year
-21.77% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
505 496 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.42% 14.98% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 338 270
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 21
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.21 £31.00 £34.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.16 £43.43 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 West region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) PVCS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Unicenter
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) PVCS
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle