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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 115 120 117
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 9 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.17% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.54% 1.36% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 6
Average daily rate
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£275 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.75 -
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
355 294 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.99% 12.69% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 160 152
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 34
Average hourly rate £36.00 £32.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £37.25 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
Cambridgeshire - 5 £425 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £220 -
Norfolk +4 1 £288 -
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - - 2
Bedfordshire - - - -
QuickTest Pro
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (60.87%) SQL
1 14 (60.87%) Test Scripting
2 12 (52.17%) QA
2 12 (52.17%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) UNIX
3 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (39.13%) JIRA
5 9 (39.13%) Finance
5 9 (39.13%) Oracle
5 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
5 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
6 8 (34.78%) V-Model
7 7 (30.43%) Selenium
7 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
8 6 (26.09%) Spring
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
8 6 (26.09%) JUnit
8 6 (26.09%) Web Services
9 5 (21.74%) .NET
9 5 (21.74%) ClearQuest
9 5 (21.74%) PKI
9 5 (21.74%) Usability Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Banking
10 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
10 4 (17.39%) HP
10 4 (17.39%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) JIRA
2 7 (30.43%) Selenium
3 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
3 6 (26.09%) JUnit
4 5 (21.74%) ClearQuest
5 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Tester
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Test Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
1 6 (26.09%) Spring
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) PKI
2 3 (13.04%) SWIFT
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Test Scripting
2 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) V-Model
4 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Usability Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Test Management
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) UML
8 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.35%) ATDD
9 1 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.04%) VB
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) HP