The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 69 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.82% 2.00% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £370 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +18.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -44.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
110 50 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.25% 8.33% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 44
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 13
Average hourly rate £33.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) WATIR
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) WATIR
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) HP