The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - 126 115
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 0 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.38% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.24% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Average daily rate
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- £315 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
QuickTest Pro
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
221 236 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.95% 8.94% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 150 70
Average daily rate £338 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £12.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.40 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Berkshire region.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Berkshire region.

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Reading - - - - 2
Slough - - - -
QuickTest Pro
South East

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing QuickTest Pro also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QuickTest Pro.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) WinRunner
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) nmon
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (33.33%) JProfiler
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) ODBC
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) JDBC
3 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) Toad

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing QuickTest Pro also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QuickTest Pro. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) WinRunner
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Toad
2 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) Introscope
2 2 (33.33%) JProfiler
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Robotium
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) JBehave
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) QA Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JDBC
1 2 (33.33%) ODBC
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) XPath
4 1 (16.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) nmon
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (16.67%) Netcool
3 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) Comverse