Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 369 349 382
Rank change year-on-year -20 +33 -26
Contract jobs citing TestDirector 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.018% 0.007% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.045% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median daily rate - - £407
England median daily rate £516 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +8.68% +5.56% +35.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +32.35% -16.05% -

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,853 2,227 2,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.40% 14.73% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,738 1,342 1,538
South East median daily rate £438 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.02% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £584 £538 £513
England median daily rate £470 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +8.05% +5.45% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 64 88
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -6.82% +17.33%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.06 £29.79
90th Percentile £63.25 £51.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +8.11%

TestDirector
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

TestDirector
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

TestDirector
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

TestDirector
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 22 January 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
Hampshire +6 2 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
TestDirector
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Document Composition
3 1 (33.33%) Thunderhead
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) SQLPlus
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows NT

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQLPlus
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Document Composition
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Thunderhead