The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Yorkshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 111 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.086% 0.095% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£294 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.84% -
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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
295 259 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.70% 12.36% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 158 220
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £31.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.06% +67.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
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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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) QA

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA