The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 123 122 104
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 8 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.50% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.30% 3.82% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate
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£291 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.80% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £388 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
- -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.63 -
QuickTest Pro
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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 East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
348 393 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.60% 13.05% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 199 126
Average daily rate £376 £364 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +10.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 24
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £34.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £31.75 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the East of England region.

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
Essex 0 7 £313 -7.40%
Bedfordshire - 1 £270 -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) QA
3 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 7 (41.18%) Banking
4 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
4 7 (41.18%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Selenium
6 5 (29.41%) JIRA
6 5 (29.41%) VB
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) UNIX
6 5 (29.41%) Test Planning
7 4 (23.53%) Test Management
8 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
8 3 (17.65%) SOAP
8 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) C#
8 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
8 3 (17.65%) TDD
8 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
8 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
8 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
8 3 (17.65%) SWIFT
9 2 (11.76%) Hudson

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
3 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.76%) Hudson
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) AccuRev
4 2 (11.76%) Ant
4 2 (11.76%) JUnit
4 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.76%) JMeter
4 2 (11.76%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) Maven
5 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Test Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) Java SE
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 5 (29.41%) Test Planning
4 4 (23.53%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Information Management
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
7 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) VB
3 3 (17.65%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) VBScript
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe