The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £316 £368
% change year-on-year
-12.25% -13.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
438 233 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.21% 8.71% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 137 107
Average daily rate £400 £338 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £229 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.44 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.43% -10.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £29.00 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%

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 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) INSURE/90
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) INSURE/90
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV
1 1 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy