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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 123 124 118
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 9 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.12% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.50% 0.92% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £317 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £335 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+140.00% -24.24%
QuickTest Pro
England

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
360 326 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.71% 13.39% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 167 167
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 45
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.91 £27.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 December 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
Cambridgeshire - 6 £425 - 3
Norfolk +10 2 £288 -8.73%
Essex - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
QuickTest Pro
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 16 (66.67%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 13 (54.17%) UNIX
4 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
6 10 (41.67%) Finance
7 9 (37.50%) QA
7 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
7 9 (37.50%) Oracle
7 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
8 8 (33.33%) V-Model
8 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (29.17%) Selenium
9 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
9 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (25.00%) JIRA
10 6 (25.00%) Spring
10 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
10 6 (25.00%) JUnit
10 6 (25.00%) Web Services
10 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
10 6 (25.00%) ISEB
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (20.83%) ClearQuest
11 5 (20.83%) .NET
11 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
11 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
11 5 (20.83%) HP
11 5 (20.83%) PKI

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (16.67%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (16.67%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (16.67%) DB2
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) JIRA
2 6 (25.00%) JUnit
2 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (20.83%) ClearQuest
4 4 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
6 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
3 4 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Tester
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Test Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Spring
1 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) J2EE
3 4 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) PKI
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
3 8 (33.33%) V-Model
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Usability Testing
7 4 (16.67%) System Testing
7 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Scrum
9 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.33%) UML
9 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (4.17%) Code Coverage
10 1 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) VB
6 2 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
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