The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Cambridge 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - 43 51
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.52% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category - 6.67% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.63 - £32.25
Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
48 30 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.15% 7.77% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 36
Average daily rate £375 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £38.50 £38.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.10 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £56.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
QuickTest Pro
Cambridgeshire

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