Period
to 19 August 2018

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 6 months to 19 August 2018 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 > Scotland
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 - 181
Rank change year-on-year - +181 +6
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 10 0 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% - 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.95% - 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 17
Scotland median daily rate £283 - £270
10th Percentile £258 - £250
90th Percentile £290 - £307
UK median daily rate £300 £418 £301
% change year-on-year -28.14% +38.94% -21.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,057 697 789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.30% 16.00% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 447 445
Scotland median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £278 £258
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.06% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £44.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.81% +204.79% -54.69%
10th Percentile £32.75 £37.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.00 £195.00 £48.38
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +12.67%

TestDirector
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for TestDirector in Scotland

TestDirector
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

TestDirector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TestDirector in Scotland

TestDirector
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Renfrewshire - 8 £283 -
Glasgow - 1 £278 -
TestDirector
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TestDirector also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (80.00%) WinRunner
2 8 (80.00%) HP UFT
2 8 (80.00%) Veritas
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) AIX
2 8 (80.00%) McAfee
2 8 (80.00%) Change Management
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Clustering
2 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (80.00%) PDA
2 8 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) MCTS
3 7 (70.00%) MCITP
3 7 (70.00%) MCSE
3 7 (70.00%) MCSA

TestDirector
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) HP UFT
1 8 (80.00%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Tester
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Clustering
1 8 (80.00%) PDA
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 8 (80.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Change Management
1 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Smoke Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (70.00%) MCITP
2 7 (70.00%) MCSA
2 7 (70.00%) MCSE
2 7 (70.00%) MCTS
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (70.00%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (60.00%) Netcool
3 1 (10.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
1 8 (80.00%) McAfee
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) Veritas
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Ivanti