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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 452 320 346
Rank change year-on-year
-132 +26
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 139 272 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.14% 4.34% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 152 123
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£351 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £147.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.49% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.63 -
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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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6505 6261 4917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.83% 12.59% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4212 4090 3168
Average daily rate £400 £382 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% -4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 129 133
Average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.21 £31.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 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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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 -19 66 £425 +3.03% 10
South East -71 33 £319 -1.92% 10
Yorkshire -18 14 £350 +29.62% 1
East of England +8 8 £291 -6.80% 3
North East -6 8 £349 +153.84% 2
North West -14 4 £325 - 4
West Midlands -15 4 - - 1
South West -21 3 £325 - 3
East Midlands -15 1 £375 +20.00% 2
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QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 135 (46.23%) Selenium
2 117 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (39.38%) Test Automation
4 109 (37.33%) SQL
5 104 (35.62%) QA
6 96 (32.88%) HP Quality Center
7 92 (31.51%) Java
8 84 (28.77%) Finance
9 80 (27.40%) Test Scripting
10 78 (26.71%) .NET
11 68 (23.29%) HP
12 58 (19.86%) Automated Testing
13 55 (18.84%) XML
14 49 (16.78%) LoadRunner
14 49 (16.78%) ISTQB
14 49 (16.78%) Cucumber
15 47 (16.10%) BDD
16 46 (15.75%) Security Cleared
17 45 (15.41%) User Acceptance Testing
17 45 (15.41%) Ruby
17 45 (15.41%) TDD
18 44 (15.07%) Web Services
19 43 (14.73%) ISEB
19 43 (14.73%) Software Testing
19 43 (14.73%) Test Strategy
20 42 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
21 41 (14.04%) JIRA
22 40 (13.70%) Banking
23 39 (13.36%) Open Source
24 36 (12.33%) Oracle

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 7 (2.40%) WebSphere
1 7 (2.40%) Confluence
2 5 (1.71%) Node.js
2 5 (1.71%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.68%) nginx
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.34%) CMS
5 1 (0.34%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.14%) MS Office
3 4 (1.37%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.68%) Summit
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.34%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) GitHub
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.03%) CDMA
1 3 (1.03%) GSM
1 3 (1.03%) Internet
2 2 (0.68%) WAN
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (3.42%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.74%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.40%) DB2
6 5 (1.71%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.71%) DbVisualizer
7 3 (1.03%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 135 (46.23%) Selenium
2 49 (16.78%) Cucumber
2 49 (16.78%) LoadRunner
3 41 (14.04%) JIRA
4 33 (11.30%) Sahi
5 31 (10.62%) WATIR
6 25 (8.56%) SoapUI
7 20 (6.85%) WebDriver
7 20 (6.85%) JMeter
8 17 (5.82%) Jenkins
9 14 (4.79%) Visual Studio
10 12 (4.11%) JUnit
11 10 (3.42%) Maven
12 8 (2.74%) Rational Functional Tester
13 7 (2.40%) FitNesse
13 7 (2.40%) RSpec
13 7 (2.40%) Subversion
13 7 (2.40%) RequisitePro
13 7 (2.40%) Rational Robot
14 6 (2.05%) Calabash
General
1 84 (28.77%) Finance
2 40 (13.70%) Banking
3 17 (5.82%) Retail
4 14 (4.79%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.37%) Back Office
8 3 (1.03%) Legal
9 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.68%) Front Office
9 2 (0.68%) Automotive
9 2 (0.68%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Marketing
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (40.41%) Analyst
2 103 (35.27%) Test Analyst
3 73 (25.00%) Tester
4 34 (11.64%) Test Manager
5 28 (9.59%) QA Analyst
6 20 (6.85%) QA Tester
6 20 (6.85%) Test Leader
7 18 (6.16%) Automation Tester
7 18 (6.16%) QA Test Analyst
8 15 (5.14%) Automation Analyst
9 14 (4.79%) Automation Test Analyst
10 13 (4.45%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (4.11%) Software Tester
12 11 (3.77%) Test Engineer
13 9 (3.08%) Senior Test Analyst
13 9 (3.08%) Test Specialist
13 9 (3.08%) Automation Engineer
14 8 (2.74%) Architect
15 7 (2.40%) Senior Manager
15 7 (2.40%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (26.71%) .NET
2 55 (18.84%) XML
3 44 (15.07%) Web Services
4 18 (6.16%) SOAP
5 16 (5.48%) HTML
6 12 (4.11%) MSMQ
7 8 (2.74%) RESTful
8 6 (2.05%) J2EE
8 6 (2.05%) CSS
9 5 (1.71%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.71%) Flash
9 5 (1.71%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.37%) Gherkin
10 4 (1.37%) Mustache
10 4 (1.37%) Sass
11 3 (1.03%) YAML
11 3 (1.03%) JSON
11 3 (1.03%) JSP
12 2 (0.68%) Java SE
12 2 (0.68%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.36%) Open Source
2 22 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (2.74%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.05%) SWIFT
5 6 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.71%) Equities
7 4 (1.37%) Clustering
7 4 (1.37%) Derivative
8 3 (1.03%) PDA
8 3 (1.03%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.03%) iPad
8 3 (1.03%) Physics
8 3 (1.03%) iPhone
8 3 (1.03%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.68%) User Experience
9 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.68%) Replication
9 2 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.56%) UNIX
2 22 (7.53%) Windows
3 11 (3.77%) Android
4 10 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.74%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.40%) Linux
7 6 (2.05%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.37%) Windows NT
9 4 (1.37%) AIX
10 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.68%) Solaris
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (39.38%) Test Automation
3 80 (27.40%) Test Scripting
4 58 (19.86%) Automated Testing
5 47 (16.10%) BDD
6 45 (15.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 45 (15.41%) TDD
7 43 (14.73%) Software Testing
7 43 (14.73%) Test Strategy
8 42 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (11.99%) Automation Testing
10 33 (11.30%) Scrum
11 30 (10.27%) Regression Testing
11 30 (10.27%) Integration Testing
12 29 (9.93%) Test Management
13 28 (9.59%) System Testing
14 26 (8.90%) Performance Testing
15 24 (8.22%) Waterfall
16 23 (7.88%) Functional Testing
17 20 (6.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 109 (37.33%) SQL
2 92 (31.51%) Java
3 45 (15.41%) Ruby
4 32 (10.96%) C#
5 28 (9.59%) VB
6 26 (8.90%) JavaScript
7 25 (8.56%) VBScript
8 13 (4.45%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.40%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.05%) VBA
11 5 (1.71%) C++
12 4 (1.37%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.03%) Python
13 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.68%) Groovy
14 2 (0.68%) C
15 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.34%) PHP
15 1 (0.34%) Scala
15 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 49 (16.78%) ISTQB
2 46 (15.75%) Security Cleared
3 43 (14.73%) ISEB
4 23 (7.88%) SC Cleared
5 18 (6.16%) Degree
6 15 (5.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (2.05%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (1.03%) MCTS
9 3 (1.03%) MCITP
9 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.03%) MCSE
9 3 (1.03%) MCSA
9 3 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.34%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (35.62%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.68%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.03%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) NDS
Systems Management
1 96 (32.88%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.40%) Puppet
2 7 (2.40%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.37%) SCCM
4 3 (1.03%) Netcool
5 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.68%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 68 (23.29%) HP
2 36 (12.33%) Oracle
3 29 (9.93%) Microsoft
4 20 (6.85%) IBM
5 12 (4.11%) Sybase
6 8 (2.74%) SAP
7 6 (2.05%) Citrix
8 4 (1.37%) Veritas
8 4 (1.37%) McAfee
9 3 (1.03%) VMware
10 2 (0.68%) Telerik
10 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.68%) NetApp
11 1 (0.34%) Adobe
11 1 (0.34%) Murex
11 1 (0.34%) Calypso
11 1 (0.34%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.34%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.34%) Tradeweb
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