The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 80 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.087% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.26% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
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 -
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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 Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
159 144 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.80% 12.55% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 85 30
Average daily rate £365 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £236 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 Edinburgh

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) Test Management
2 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) Agresso
5 1 (20.00%) DataStage
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Banking

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) DataStage
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Fund Accounting
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP