Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 July 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 382 374
Rank change year-on-year +26 -8 -44
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 5 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.031% 0.059% 0.046%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
South East median daily rate £400 £310 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +24.00% -22.18%
10th Percentile £375 £265 £174
90th Percentile £513 £400 £550
England median daily rate £388 £343 £370
% change year-on-year +13.14% -7.43% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2693 2627 2469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.64% 14.09% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1622 1660 1485
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £258
90th Percentile £544 £525 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 88 58
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £15.00 £30.13 £13.75
90th Percentile £74.34 £59.31 £50.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -0.79%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing TestDirector as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for TestDirector in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TestDirector in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TestDirector in the South East over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TestDirector in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TestDirector in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Berkshire - 3 £400 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 1
TestDirector
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 South East region with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Jaspersoft
2 3 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) Unicenter
3 2 (40.00%) PVCS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins

TestDirector
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) PVCS
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Jaspersoft
2 2 (40.00%) CA