The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for TestDirector skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP TestDirector for Quality Center
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 113
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - - 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £293 £325
% change year-on-year +62.39% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

TestDirector is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 201 215 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.94% 9.24% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 131 126
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing TestDirector as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for TestDirector in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TestDirector in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for TestDirector in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TestDirector in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TestDirector also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Jaspersoft
1 3 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Jaspersoft