The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 604 618
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14  
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 4 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.038% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.052% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 7
Median daily rate £375 £335 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% -18.78%  
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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7654 7779 6772
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.70% 15.69% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5234 5421 4527
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 125 102
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.35 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.35% +13.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

TestDirector
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

TestDirector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TestDirector in England

TestDirector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TestDirector in England

TestDirector
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 4 £375 +5.63%
TestDirector
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) CMS
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) Flash
3 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (54.55%) Content Management
3 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
3 6 (54.55%) System Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Defect Management
4 5 (45.45%) JIRA
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Adobe
5 4 (36.36%) J2EE
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (36.36%) PlayStation
5 4 (36.36%) Relational Database

TestDirector
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (54.55%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) TestNG
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) Appium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Development Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Programme Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Flash
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (36.36%) PlayStation
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 6 (54.55%) Content Management
3 6 (54.55%) Defect Management
3 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 6 (54.55%) System Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
6 3 (27.27%) SOA
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe
2 3 (27.27%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (9.09%) Guidewire
3 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft