The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Surrey region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 82 82 93
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.078% 0.079% 0.069%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.56% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£340 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.23% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
-10.33% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
174 179 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 13.65% 14.21% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 91 98
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £525 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 17
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.10 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 16 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Toad
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QARun
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) QARun
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center