The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 38 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.89% - 1.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.92% - 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£306 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+140.00% -
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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 Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
61 57 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.15% 17.81% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 33
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 26
Average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £49.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (20.00%) ATDD
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (20.00%) Test Planning

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) ATDD
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center