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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 169 171 174
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 17 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.50% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.31% 3.96% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £305 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £70.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.75 -
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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
735 733 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.42% 12.55% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 539 521
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £27.37 £48.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.85% +17.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 32 (71.11%) SQL
2 23 (51.11%) QA
2 23 (51.11%) Selenium
3 20 (44.44%) Finance
4 17 (37.78%) Test Automation
5 16 (35.56%) Banking
6 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (31.11%) Java
6 14 (31.11%) .NET
7 12 (26.67%) XML
7 12 (26.67%) Automated Testing
8 10 (22.22%) Ruby
8 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 9 (20.00%) Data Migration
9 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 9 (20.00%) Migration
9 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (17.78%) Cucumber
10 8 (17.78%) Automation Testing
10 8 (17.78%) ISEB
10 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
10 8 (17.78%) Investment Banking
10 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (15.56%) TDD
11 7 (15.56%) Sybase
11 7 (15.56%) HP
11 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
11 7 (15.56%) Analytics
11 7 (15.56%) BDD
12 6 (13.33%) Sahi

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (4.44%) MS Project
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (4.44%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.44%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) Selenium
2 8 (17.78%) Cucumber
3 6 (13.33%) Sahi
3 6 (13.33%) WATIR
4 5 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
6 3 (6.67%) JUnit
6 3 (6.67%) JMeter
6 3 (6.67%) Calabash
6 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.44%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Cobertura
7 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
7 2 (4.44%) CodeNarc
7 2 (4.44%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (4.44%) Spock
7 2 (4.44%) RequisitePro
7 2 (4.44%) Rational Robot
7 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 16 (35.56%) Banking
3 8 (17.78%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Front Office
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
2 17 (37.78%) Test Analyst
3 16 (35.56%) Tester
4 10 (22.22%) QA Analyst
5 9 (20.00%) QA Tester
6 8 (17.78%) QA Test Analyst
7 7 (15.56%) Test Manager
8 5 (11.11%) Test Leader
8 5 (11.11%) Automation Tester
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
10 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Performance Tester
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Manager
10 2 (4.44%) QA Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Lead Test Analyst
11 1 (2.22%) Performance Test Consultant
11 1 (2.22%) Automation Test Analyst
11 1 (2.22%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) .NET
2 12 (26.67%) XML
3 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 6 (13.33%) MSMQ
4 5 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (4.44%) REST
5 2 (4.44%) HTML
5 2 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.22%) WPF
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Open Source
1 6 (13.33%) Fixed Income
2 5 (11.11%) Equities
2 5 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.44%) iPad
3 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.44%) W3C
3 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.44%) Derivative
3 2 (4.44%) Market Risk
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) UNIX
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Test Automation
2 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 9 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 9 (20.00%) Migration
6 8 (17.78%) Automation Testing
6 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (15.56%) TDD
7 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
7 7 (15.56%) Analytics
7 7 (15.56%) BDD
8 6 (13.33%) ITIL
8 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.33%) System Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.89%) Test Planning
10 4 (8.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) Ruby
4 5 (11.11%) VBScript
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) Groovy
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (17.78%) ISEB
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.22%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (51.11%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Sybase
1 7 (15.56%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) Cognos
2 3 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) Murex
3 2 (4.44%) Apple
3 2 (4.44%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.22%) Perforce
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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