Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 843 827
Rank change year-on-year +1 -16 -46
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 15 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.031% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.084% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 27
England median daily rate £396 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% -17.78% +32.35%
10th Percentile £238 £313 £263
90th Percentile £613 £530 £575
UK median daily rate £350 £335 £365
% change year-on-year +4.48% -8.22% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
England median hourly rate - £32.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.99% -
UK median hourly rate - £32.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year - -20.99% -

TestDirector is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17805 16194 14943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.77% 16.56% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12484 10960 10035
England median daily rate £457 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 232 284
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.95 £26.16 £23.83
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

TestDirector
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing TestDirector as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for TestDirector in England

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TestDirector in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TestDirector in England

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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

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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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 9 £418 +4.38% 1
South East +4 4 £550 +80.33%
North of England +61 1 £150 -
North West +22 1 £150 -
East of England -20 1 £350 +0.72%
TestDirector
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 9 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (53.33%) Defect Management
5 7 (46.67%) Functional Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (46.67%) JIRA
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
6 6 (40.00%) Flash
6 6 (40.00%) Internet
6 6 (40.00%) Project Management
6 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (40.00%) CMS
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) J2EE
6 6 (40.00%) Web Services
6 6 (40.00%) XML
6 6 (40.00%) Selenium
6 6 (40.00%) HTML
6 6 (40.00%) Content Management
6 6 (40.00%) Scrum
6 6 (40.00%) System Testing
6 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (40.00%) Appium
6 6 (40.00%) PlayStation
6 6 (40.00%) 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 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
1 7 (46.67%) JIRA
2 6 (40.00%) Appium
2 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (13.33%) PVCS
3 2 (13.33%) TestNG
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Release Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Automation Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Technician
4 1 (6.67%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Flash
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) J2EE
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
1 6 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (40.00%) PlayStation
2 2 (13.33%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Defect Management
3 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
4 7 (46.67%) Functional Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (40.00%) Content Management
5 6 (40.00%) Project Management
5 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) System Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Test Management
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (13.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) CA
1 2 (13.33%) Guidewire
2 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (6.67%) Thunderhead