The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 394 383 380
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 190 171 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.88% 3.16% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 99 88
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£383 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+140.00% -
QuickTest Pro
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6594 5417 5299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.30% 11.57% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4623 3532 3333
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 131 217
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.07 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -3.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.10 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.25 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in England

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in England

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram in England

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in England

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
London +39 103 £425 - 7
South East -50 34 £320 -4.84% 6
South West -25 18 £338 +3.84% 4
East of England -2 11 £288 -11.87% 4
North West -5 9 £288 - 5
Yorkshire -10 7 £305 -12.85% 4
East Midlands +9 4 £288 -0.86% 2
North East - 3 £275 -
West Midlands -9 1 - - 1
QuickTest Pro
UK

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 163 (40.95%) Selenium
2 160 (40.20%) SQL
3 146 (36.68%) Test Automation
4 142 (35.68%) HP Quality Center
5 128 (32.16%) HP
6 125 (31.41%) Java
7 124 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
8 119 (29.90%) QA
9 109 (27.39%) .NET
10 105 (26.38%) Test Scripting
11 97 (24.37%) Oracle
12 96 (24.12%) ISTQB
13 87 (21.86%) Finance
14 83 (20.85%) Security Cleared
15 81 (20.35%) Automated Testing
16 77 (19.35%) Software Testing
16 77 (19.35%) ISEB
17 68 (17.09%) C#
17 68 (17.09%) Cucumber
18 67 (16.83%) XML
19 63 (15.83%) JIRA
20 62 (15.58%) SC Cleared
20 62 (15.58%) VB
21 56 (14.07%) TDD
22 55 (13.82%) User Acceptance Testing
22 55 (13.82%) Test Strategy
23 52 (13.07%) LoadRunner
23 52 (13.07%) Microsoft
23 52 (13.07%) JavaScript
23 52 (13.07%) Web Services

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (2.01%) WebSphere
2 7 (1.76%) MQSeries
3 5 (1.26%) Confluence
4 4 (1.01%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.50%) nginx
7 1 (0.25%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.27%) MS Office
3 6 (1.51%) MS Project
4 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.27%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.51%) Summit
3 7 (1.76%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (1.26%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.75%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (0.75%) SAN
2 2 (0.50%) Internet
2 2 (0.50%) PuTTY
2 2 (0.50%) WAN
2 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.25%) HTTP
3 1 (0.25%) CDMA
3 1 (0.25%) GSM
3 1 (0.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.55%) Oracle Reports
2 27 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 16 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.76%) SQL Server
5 9 (2.26%) DB2
6 8 (2.01%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.76%) DbVisualizer
8 6 (1.51%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.75%) MySQL
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.50%) Big Data
11 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.50%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.50%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 163 (40.95%) Selenium
2 68 (17.09%) Cucumber
3 63 (15.83%) JIRA
4 52 (13.07%) LoadRunner
5 36 (9.05%) Sahi
6 35 (8.79%) WATIR
7 34 (8.54%) WebDriver
8 30 (7.54%) SoapUI
9 28 (7.04%) JMeter
10 19 (4.77%) FitNesse
11 16 (4.02%) JUnit
12 13 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (2.51%) Jenkins
14 9 (2.26%) Facilita Forecast
14 9 (2.26%) Zephyr
14 9 (2.26%) Visual Studio
15 8 (2.01%) Toad
16 7 (1.76%) RequisitePro
16 7 (1.76%) Eclipse
17 6 (1.51%) ClearQuest
General
1 87 (21.86%) Finance
2 39 (9.80%) Banking
3 18 (4.52%) Retail
4 10 (2.51%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.76%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.50%) Front Office
7 2 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.25%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
8 1 (0.25%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 125 (31.41%) Analyst
2 117 (29.40%) Tester
3 116 (29.15%) Test Analyst
4 58 (14.57%) Test Manager
5 44 (11.06%) Automation Tester
6 37 (9.30%) Test Leader
7 27 (6.78%) Automation Analyst
8 25 (6.28%) Automation Test Analyst
9 23 (5.78%) QA Tester
10 21 (5.28%) Senior Tester
11 17 (4.27%) Test Engineer
12 15 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
13 14 (3.52%) Performance Tester
14 12 (3.02%) Senior Test Analyst
15 10 (2.51%) Test Specialist
15 10 (2.51%) QA Engineer
15 10 (2.51%) Automation Specialist
16 9 (2.26%) Agile Test Analyst
16 9 (2.26%) Software Tester
17 8 (2.01%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (27.39%) .NET
2 67 (16.83%) XML
3 52 (13.07%) Web Services
4 45 (11.31%) HTML
5 33 (8.29%) JSP
5 33 (8.29%) ASP.NET
6 32 (8.04%) SOAP
7 10 (2.51%) REST
8 9 (2.26%) .NET Framework
9 8 (2.01%) J2EE
10 7 (1.76%) Flash
11 6 (1.51%) Hibernate
11 6 (1.51%) Spring
12 4 (1.01%) Gherkin
12 4 (1.01%) OLE
13 2 (0.50%) RESTful
13 2 (0.50%) WPF
13 2 (0.50%) GWT
13 2 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (0.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.06%) Open Source
2 24 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.26%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.01%) Fixed Income
5 7 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.51%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.51%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.26%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.26%) PKI
7 5 (1.26%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.26%) Derivative
8 4 (1.01%) W3C
8 4 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.75%) iSeries
9 3 (0.75%) iPad
9 3 (0.75%) AS400
10 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.50%) Equities
10 2 (0.50%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.50%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 47 (11.81%) UNIX
2 22 (5.53%) Windows
3 11 (2.76%) Windows NT
4 5 (1.26%) Windows XP
4 5 (1.26%) Android
4 5 (1.26%) Linux
4 5 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.25%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (36.68%) Test Automation
2 124 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (26.38%) Test Scripting
4 81 (20.35%) Automated Testing
5 77 (19.35%) Software Testing
6 56 (14.07%) TDD
7 55 (13.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 55 (13.82%) Test Strategy
8 49 (12.31%) BDD
9 48 (12.06%) Automation Testing
9 48 (12.06%) Project Management
10 46 (11.56%) Functional Testing
11 44 (11.06%) System Testing
12 43 (10.80%) CRM
13 40 (10.05%) Regression Testing
14 34 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (8.29%) Test Management
15 33 (8.29%) Performance Testing
16 30 (7.54%) Integration Testing
17 29 (7.29%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (40.20%) SQL
2 125 (31.41%) Java
3 68 (17.09%) C#
4 62 (15.58%) VB
5 52 (13.07%) JavaScript
6 40 (10.05%) Ruby
7 31 (7.79%) VBScript
8 25 (6.28%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.26%) Python
10 6 (1.51%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.51%) Scala
11 5 (1.26%) PHP
12 4 (1.01%) VBA
13 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.75%) Perl
13 3 (0.75%) C++
14 2 (0.50%) C
15 1 (0.25%) Delphi
15 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 96 (24.12%) ISTQB
2 83 (20.85%) Security Cleared
3 77 (19.35%) ISEB
4 62 (15.58%) SC Cleared
5 31 (7.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 28 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (3.52%) Degree
8 12 (3.02%) ISEB Practitioner
8 12 (3.02%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.51%) MCITP
10 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.75%) MCSE
11 2 (0.50%) CCNP
11 2 (0.50%) CCNA
11 2 (0.50%) MCP
11 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.25%) MCSA
12 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (29.90%) QA
2 7 (1.76%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.26%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) NDS
1 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 142 (35.68%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.26%) Puppet
3 4 (1.01%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.50%) SCCM
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.25%) Netcool
5 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 128 (32.16%) HP
2 97 (24.37%) Oracle
3 52 (13.07%) Microsoft
4 22 (5.53%) IBM
5 15 (3.77%) SAP
6 9 (2.26%) Siebel
7 8 (2.01%) Murex
7 8 (2.01%) Cognos
8 5 (1.26%) JD Edwards
8 5 (1.26%) Citrix
8 5 (1.26%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.01%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.50%) Informatica
10 2 (0.50%) NetApp
10 2 (0.50%) Apple
10 2 (0.50%) Telerik
10 2 (0.50%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.25%) Perforce
11 1 (0.25%) VMware
11 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
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