The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 181 195 186
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 21 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.67% 3.40% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 27
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
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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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
786 854 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.23% 11.71% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 635 522
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% -8.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the City of London region.

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 24 (47.06%) SQL
2 20 (39.22%) Selenium
2 20 (39.22%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (37.25%) Finance
4 17 (33.33%) QA
5 16 (31.37%) Banking
5 16 (31.37%) Java
6 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (29.41%) Test Scripting
7 13 (25.49%) System Testing
7 13 (25.49%) XML
8 12 (23.53%) HP
8 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
9 11 (21.57%) .NET
9 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
11 9 (17.65%) Ruby
11 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
12 8 (15.69%) Web Services
12 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
12 8 (15.69%) BDD
13 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
13 7 (13.73%) Automation Testing
13 7 (13.73%) TDD
13 7 (13.73%) JIRA
13 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
14 6 (11.76%) Derivative
14 6 (11.76%) Degree
14 6 (11.76%) WATIR

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.80%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
2 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (7.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.92%) Summit
3 1 (1.96%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.96%) SunGard GMI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Selenium
2 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
3 7 (13.73%) JIRA
4 6 (11.76%) WATIR
4 6 (11.76%) Sahi
5 5 (9.80%) FitNesse
5 5 (9.80%) Bugzilla
6 4 (7.84%) JUnit
6 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
6 4 (7.84%) JMeter
6 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.92%) NUnit
8 2 (3.92%) WinRunner
8 2 (3.92%) TestDirector
8 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.96%) RequisitePro
9 1 (1.96%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.96%) Rational Robot
9 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Front Office
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Tester
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 15 (29.41%) Test Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Automation Tester
3 6 (11.76%) QA Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Test Leader
4 5 (9.80%) Systems Tester
5 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Software Tester
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.88%) QA Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Test Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) XML
2 11 (21.57%) .NET
3 8 (15.69%) Web Services
4 5 (9.80%) Mustache
4 5 (9.80%) Sass
5 4 (7.84%) HTML
5 4 (7.84%) SOAP
6 2 (3.92%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.92%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.92%) HTML5
7 1 (1.96%) REST
7 1 (1.96%) CSS3
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.96%) CSS
7 1 (1.96%) JMS
7 1 (1.96%) FIXML
7 1 (1.96%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Derivative
1 6 (11.76%) Open Source
1 6 (11.76%) SWIFT
2 5 (9.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.88%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.92%) iPad
4 2 (3.92%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.96%) W3C
5 1 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.96%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 13 (25.49%) System Testing
3 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 8 (15.69%) BDD
8 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
8 7 (13.73%) Automation Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (13.73%) TDD
9 6 (11.76%) Integration Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Migration
10 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Test Planning
11 4 (7.84%) Manual Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
11 4 (7.84%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) SQL
2 16 (31.37%) Java
3 9 (17.65%) Ruby
4 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.84%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.92%) Perl
6 2 (3.92%) VBScript
6 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.96%) XPath
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) VB
7 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 20 (39.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) HP
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Cognos
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) Murex
5 2 (3.92%) Sybase
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) Apple
5 2 (3.92%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.96%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.96%) Comverse
6 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.96%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.96%) SunGard
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