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 3 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.38 £11.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -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 Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
100 53 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.10% 14.40% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 21 40
Average daily rate £363 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 7
Average hourly rate £57.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

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