The first table below looks at the demand for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank - - 102
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.03% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.14
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
184 170 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.74% 9.28% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 85 91
Average daily rate £300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £491 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
TestDirector
England

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

TestDirector
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management