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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
UK / England
Rank 576 596 583
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13  
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 7 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.043% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.096% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 8
Median daily rate £375 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £278 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £512 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £295 £358
% change year-on-year +35.59% -17.61%  
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 7326 7155 6300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.53% 14.64% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4937 4791 4097
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 171 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TestDirector in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TestDirector in England

TestDirector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +27 4 £300 -31.81%
South East +24 3 £400 -
TestDirector
UK

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) System Testing
3 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 3 (23.08%) CMS
4 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Content Management
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) Middleware
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) Flash
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Jaspersoft

TestDirector
Top Related 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 3 (23.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (23.08%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Mingle
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) TestNG
2 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) Appium
3 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Back Office
4 1 (7.69%) Advertising
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Development Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Director
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) Flash
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
1 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (7.69%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) System Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Content Management
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Jaspersoft
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.69%) Murex