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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 183 169 189
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 10 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.60% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.57% 4.43% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 17
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £521 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.48% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -
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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
636 790 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.76% 13.47% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 626 608
Average daily rate £450 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015, 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 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) Selenium
3 15 (53.57%) Banking
4 13 (46.43%) QA
5 12 (42.86%) Automated Testing
6 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (39.29%) Test Scripting
6 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
7 9 (32.14%) Investment Banking
8 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
8 8 (28.57%) Data Migration
8 8 (28.57%) Migration
9 7 (25.00%) .NET
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.00%) Sybase
9 7 (25.00%) ITIL
9 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
9 7 (25.00%) MSMQ
9 7 (25.00%) ISEB
9 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (25.00%) Analytics
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Fixed Income
10 5 (17.86%) Equities
10 5 (17.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (14.29%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) Calabash
3 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
General
1 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 15 (53.57%) Banking
3 9 (32.14%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Back Office
4 2 (7.14%) Wholesale Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Analyst
2 15 (53.57%) Test Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) QA Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Tester
4 8 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
5 7 (25.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Testing Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Automated Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.57%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
1 7 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Fixed Income
1 5 (17.86%) Equities
1 5 (17.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Test Scripting
2 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
3 8 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 8 (28.57%) Migration
4 7 (25.00%) ITIL
4 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Analytics
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Change Management
6 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) TDD
7 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VBScript
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Sybase
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) HP
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