The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.20% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.66%
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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
315 304 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.50% 13.72% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 204 145
Average daily rate £335 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £243 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £410 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £14.87 £33.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.95% +94.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

TestDirector
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

TestDirector Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

TestDirector
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

TestDirector Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

TestDirector
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire - - - -
TestDirector
England

TestDirector
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
1 6 (85.71%) QA
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA