The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 32 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.40% 1.69% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.78% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £308 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -21.25%
QuickTest Pro
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Development Applications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
36 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.40% 22.03% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 5
Average daily rate £325 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £39.25 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - - - -
QuickTest Pro
South West

QuickTest Pro
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 3 (42.86%) VBScript
2 3 (42.86%) VB
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) LoadUI
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) LoadUI
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) VBScript
1 3 (42.86%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP