The first table below looks at the demand for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Derbyshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.84% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.30% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -67.14%
Development Applications Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
41 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 19.43% 9.13% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 1
Average daily rate £320 £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
QuickTest Pro
East Midlands

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 5 (83.33%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Management
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (16.67%) MS Office
6 1 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (16.67%) UNIX
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (16.67%) IBM

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft