The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
UK / Scotland
Rank - 108 120
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 0 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.85% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category - 7.33% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 5
Median daily rate - £293 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £290 £358
% change year-on-year +37.93% -19.01%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 264 300 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.20% 11.59% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 167 208
Median daily rate £389 £321 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.10% -14.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £15.89 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.27% -11.11%  
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TestDirector in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TestDirector in Scotland

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Smoke Testing

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory