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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 188 192 188
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 15 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.46% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.89% 3.88% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 36
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£400 £401 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.38 £15.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -23.17%
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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
792 851 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.41% 11.89% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 632 542
Average daily rate £438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £40.72 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 (48.98%) Selenium
2 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 20 (40.82%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (36.73%) Java
4 17 (34.69%) Test Automation
5 15 (30.61%) .NET
5 15 (30.61%) Banking
5 15 (30.61%) QA
6 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (24.49%) HP
7 12 (24.49%) Web Services
7 12 (24.49%) XML
8 11 (22.45%) WATIR
8 11 (22.45%) System Testing
8 11 (22.45%) Cucumber
9 10 (20.41%) BDD
9 10 (20.41%) Ruby
9 10 (20.41%) TDD
10 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
10 9 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (18.37%) Node.js
10 9 (18.37%) Sass
11 8 (16.33%) SWIFT
11 8 (16.33%) Open Source
11 8 (16.33%) Integration Testing
12 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 7 (14.29%) JIRA
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (18.37%) Node.js
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (4.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.04%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.04%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.04%) SunGard GMI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) QlikView
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (48.98%) Selenium
2 11 (22.45%) Cucumber
2 11 (22.45%) WATIR
3 7 (14.29%) Sahi
3 7 (14.29%) JIRA
4 5 (10.20%) LoadRunner
4 5 (10.20%) Bugzilla
5 4 (8.16%) JMeter
5 4 (8.16%) FitNesse
5 4 (8.16%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.08%) JUnit
7 2 (4.08%) WinRunner
7 2 (4.08%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.04%) NUnit
8 1 (2.04%) ClearQuest
8 1 (2.04%) NeoLoad
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 15 (30.61%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Local Government
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Tester
2 15 (30.61%) Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Test Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Automation Tester
5 7 (14.29%) Systems Tester
6 6 (12.24%) QA Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Software Tester
8 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Test Leader
9 2 (4.08%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Test Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 12 (24.49%) Web Services
2 12 (24.49%) XML
3 9 (18.37%) Sass
4 6 (12.24%) Mustache
5 2 (4.08%) HTML
5 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
5 2 (4.08%) HTML5
6 1 (2.04%) CSS3
6 1 (2.04%) JMS
6 1 (2.04%) FIXML
6 1 (2.04%) XML Messaging
6 1 (2.04%) J2EE
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Open Source
1 8 (16.33%) SWIFT
2 6 (12.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (10.20%) Derivative
4 2 (4.08%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.04%) Equities
5 1 (2.04%) iPad
5 1 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.04%) Spread Betting
5 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.04%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) UNIX
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Test Automation
2 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.45%) System Testing
4 10 (20.41%) TDD
4 10 (20.41%) BDD
5 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
5 9 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Integration Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.20%) Test Management
9 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Test Strategy
10 4 (8.16%) Manual Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Automation Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Migration
11 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
12 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 18 (36.73%) Java
3 10 (20.41%) Ruby
4 5 (10.20%) C#
5 2 (4.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) XPath
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.04%) VBA
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.61%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 20 (40.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) HP
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Sybase
4 2 (4.08%) Cognos
5 1 (2.04%) Murex
5 1 (2.04%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.04%) SunGard
5 1 (2.04%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.04%) Apple
5 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.04%) MKS
5 1 (2.04%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.04%) Comverse
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