The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 102 -
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.057% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 218 216 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.62% 12.22% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 143 79
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TestDirector in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TestDirector in Manchester