The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 62 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 20 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.70% 1.43% 1.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.39% 25.00% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 10
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£410 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -21.25%
QuickTest Pro
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
115 60 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.80% 5.71% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 42 69
Average daily rate £375 £340 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 10 £425 +21.42% 1
High Wycombe - 2 £249 - 2
Beaconsfield - - - -
QuickTest Pro
South East

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 17 (68.00%) Selenium
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) C#
4 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (36.00%) VBScript
5 9 (36.00%) ISEB
6 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
6 8 (32.00%) QA
7 7 (28.00%) BDD
7 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
7 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (28.00%) UNIX
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) Windows NT
7 7 (28.00%) VB
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) JMeter
7 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 7 (28.00%) Line Management
8 6 (24.00%) Test Management
8 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
9 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Selenium
2 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (28.00%) JMeter
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
1 10 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Test Manager
3 6 (24.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Functional Tester
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Test Coordinator
6 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) UNIX
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
1 7 (28.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (28.00%) BDD
4 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) Line Management
5 6 (24.00%) Test Management
6 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Black-Box Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
10 1 (4.00%) System Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
10 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) VBScript
4 7 (28.00%) VB
4 7 (28.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISEB
2 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) HP
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