The first table below looks at the demand for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bradford region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 19 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.80% 0.61% -
As % of the Development Applications category 18.75% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £270 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.63 - £32.25
Development Applications Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
32 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 20.25% 8.54% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 7
Average daily rate £310 £260 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
QuickTest Pro
West Yorkshire

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

QuickTest Pro
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (83.33%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) High Availability
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle