The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 37 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.41% 1.98% -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.76% 16.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 -
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 Cardiff region.

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
68 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.48% 12.30% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 21 28
Average daily rate £450 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.17 -
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 Cardiff

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

QuickTest Pro
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) AS400
1 8 (100.00%) Workflow
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (62.50%) MS Office
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Workflow
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft