The first table below looks at the demand for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Coventry region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 37 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.61% - 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.67% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.63 - £32.25
Development Applications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
30 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.12% 8.81% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 3
Average daily rate £260 £369 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.49% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £364 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £374 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 0
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
QuickTest Pro
West Midlands

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

QuickTest Pro
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) System Testing
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) VBScript
3 4 (66.67%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) EPoS
3 4 (66.67%) Retail
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Retail-J
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) COBOL

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Retail-J
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) System Testing
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) VBScript
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle