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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 66 49 63
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.25% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% 2.33% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -67.14%
Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
105 43 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.17% 7.88% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 31 33
Average daily rate £375 £336 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £45.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 30 July 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 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) WATIR
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) JMeter
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) BPEL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (50.00%) WATIR
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) BPEL
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle