The first table below looks at the demand for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire 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 74 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 9 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.68% 1.45% 1.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.82% 17.44% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
Average daily rate
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£275 £200 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £368 £341
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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
102 86 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.76% 8.30% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 50 66
Average daily rate £350 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £312 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £375 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
QuickTest Pro
South East

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Milton Keynes -8 1 £425 +112.50% 1
High Wycombe - 1 £250 - 3
Beaconsfield - - - -
QuickTest Pro
South East

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Selenium
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) ISEB
5 6 (37.50%) Test Management
5 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (31.25%) QA
7 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
7 4 (25.00%) BDD
7 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) VBScript
8 3 (18.75%) VB
8 3 (18.75%) Windows NT
8 3 (18.75%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 3 (18.75%) TDD
8 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
8 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
9 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) JMeter
3 2 (12.50%) Bugzilla
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Tester
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 2 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Tester
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Tester
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Test Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows NT
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Test Management
2 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (25.00%) BDD
2 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
3 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) VBScript
3 3 (18.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
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