The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 89 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.15% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.15% 0.88% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.65% +1.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £368 £360
% change year-on-year
-13.94% +2.08%
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 Surrey region.

Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
174 227 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.88% 15.58% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 147 67
Average daily rate £375 £382 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.83% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 12
Average hourly rate £24.25 £53.82 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.94% +43.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £47.50 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.22 £59.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Essbase
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) DRM
2 2 (66.67%) ACCA
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Nessus
3 1 (33.33%) CEH

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Essbase
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Accountant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DRM
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ACCA
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (33.33%) Nmap
2 1 (33.33%) WebInspect
2 1 (33.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) HP