The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 408 440
Rank change year-on-year -12 +32  
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.047% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.27% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £375 £355 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -15.22%  
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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3890 3705 3309
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.74% 17.33% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2845 2779 2384
Median daily rate £488 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +34.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £42.10 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.88 £104.35 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

TestDirector
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

TestDirector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TestDirector in London

TestDirector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TestDirector in London

TestDirector
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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
Croydon - 1 £375 -
TestDirector
England

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 London region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) CMS
3 6 (75.00%) Content Management
3 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) Flash
3 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (75.00%) System Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (75.00%) Defect Management
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
4 5 (62.50%) JIRA
4 5 (62.50%) Internet
4 5 (62.50%) Project Management
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
5 4 (50.00%) J2EE
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) Adobe
5 4 (50.00%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

TestDirector
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (75.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (75.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) TestNG
3 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (12.50%) Appium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Flash
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) PlayStation
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) Content Management
3 6 (75.00%) Defect Management
3 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (75.00%) System Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Project Management
4 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Guidewire
2 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft