The first table below looks at the demand for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 18 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 Bristol 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 65 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.53% - 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.67% - 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate £363 - £280
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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
107 64 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.42% 10.02% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 44 60
Average daily rate £330 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £252 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £393 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
QuickTest Pro
South West

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (80.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) WATIR
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) BPEL
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) WATIR
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) BPEL
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) HP