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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 396 363 368
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +5
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 162 188 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.58% 3.41% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 111 96
Average daily rate
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£339 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £108.75 -
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6275 5518 4604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.32% 12.10% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4147 3573 2972
Average daily rate £400 £380 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 104 142
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £20.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.20 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

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 March 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 March 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 -17 61 £336 -15.93% 13
South East -30 47 £390 +11.42% 18
Yorkshire -2 17 £313 +9.64% 11
South West -13 12 £400 +8.47% 9
North East +8 8 £342 +184.61% 1
East of England -1 8 £270 -20.00% 3
West Midlands -6 5 £350 +1.81% 1
North West -14 4 £250 - 5
East Midlands +2 1 £375 +25.00% 3
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QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 183 (48.67%) Selenium
2 152 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (39.10%) Test Automation
4 145 (38.56%) SQL
5 130 (34.57%) QA
6 128 (34.04%) HP Quality Center
7 120 (31.91%) Java
8 104 (27.66%) .NET
9 100 (26.60%) Test Scripting
10 97 (25.80%) HP
11 91 (24.20%) Finance
12 78 (20.74%) ISTQB
13 76 (20.21%) Automated Testing
14 73 (19.41%) Security Cleared
15 72 (19.15%) Cucumber
16 70 (18.62%) ISEB
17 67 (17.82%) Software Testing
18 66 (17.55%) JIRA
19 63 (16.76%) XML
20 62 (16.49%) TDD
21 61 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
22 60 (15.96%) BDD
23 58 (15.43%) Test Strategy
23 58 (15.43%) Ruby
24 54 (14.36%) Banking
25 51 (13.56%) Web Services
26 50 (13.30%) SC Cleared
27 49 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
27 49 (13.03%) C#
28 48 (12.77%) Oracle

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 9 (2.39%) Confluence
2 5 (1.33%) Node.js
3 2 (0.53%) nginx
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.27%) CMS
4 1 (0.27%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.26%) MS Office
3 6 (1.60%) MS Project
4 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.66%) Summit
2 5 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.33%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (1.06%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.27%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) GitHub
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.80%) CDMA
1 3 (0.80%) GSM
2 2 (0.53%) WAN
3 1 (0.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.52%) Oracle Reports
2 16 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.19%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.53%) Big Data
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.53%) DB2
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.27%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.27%) DataStage
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 183 (48.67%) Selenium
2 72 (19.15%) Cucumber
3 66 (17.55%) JIRA
4 41 (10.90%) Sahi
5 40 (10.64%) WATIR
5 40 (10.64%) LoadRunner
6 36 (9.57%) SoapUI
7 28 (7.45%) WebDriver
8 23 (6.12%) JMeter
9 19 (5.05%) Jenkins
10 15 (3.99%) JUnit
11 14 (3.72%) FitNesse
11 14 (3.72%) Visual Studio
12 11 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (2.66%) Calabash
13 10 (2.66%) Maven
14 8 (2.13%) RSpec
14 8 (2.13%) Rational Functional Tester
14 8 (2.13%) RequisitePro
15 7 (1.86%) Rational Robot
General
1 91 (24.20%) Finance
2 54 (14.36%) Banking
3 15 (3.99%) Retail
3 15 (3.99%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.53%) Front Office
6 2 (0.53%) Back Office
6 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.27%) Electronics
7 1 (0.27%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 129 (34.31%) Analyst
2 115 (30.59%) Test Analyst
3 102 (27.13%) Tester
4 47 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 41 (10.90%) Automation Tester
6 39 (10.37%) Test Leader
7 28 (7.45%) QA Tester
8 24 (6.38%) QA Analyst
8 24 (6.38%) Automation Analyst
9 22 (5.85%) Automation Test Analyst
10 19 (5.05%) Test Engineer
11 17 (4.52%) QA Test Analyst
12 14 (3.72%) Senior Tester
12 14 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (3.19%) QA Engineer
14 11 (2.93%) Software Tester
14 11 (2.93%) Senior Test Analyst
15 10 (2.66%) Automation Engineer
16 7 (1.86%) Performance Tester
16 7 (1.86%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (27.66%) .NET
2 63 (16.76%) XML
3 51 (13.56%) Web Services
4 31 (8.24%) SOAP
5 19 (5.05%) HTML
6 14 (3.72%) ASP.NET
7 12 (3.19%) JSP
8 11 (2.93%) MSMQ
9 8 (2.13%) RESTful
9 8 (2.13%) REST
9 8 (2.13%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.06%) Mustache
10 4 (1.06%) Sass
11 3 (0.80%) CSS
12 2 (0.53%) WPF
12 2 (0.53%) jQuery
12 2 (0.53%) GWT
12 2 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
13 1 (0.27%) WinForms
13 1 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.77%) Open Source
2 25 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.19%) Fixed Income
4 10 (2.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (1.86%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.60%) Equities
7 5 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.33%) iPad
7 5 (1.33%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.06%) W3C
8 4 (1.06%) Clustering
8 4 (1.06%) Derivative
9 3 (0.80%) PDA
9 3 (0.80%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.80%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.80%) iPhone
9 3 (0.80%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.53%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.59%) Windows
2 19 (5.05%) UNIX
3 13 (3.46%) Android
3 13 (3.46%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.39%) Linux
5 6 (1.60%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.60%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.60%) Windows NT
6 4 (1.06%) AIX
6 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (39.10%) Test Automation
3 100 (26.60%) Test Scripting
4 76 (20.21%) Automated Testing
5 67 (17.82%) Software Testing
6 62 (16.49%) TDD
7 61 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 60 (15.96%) BDD
9 58 (15.43%) Test Strategy
10 49 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (12.77%) Automation Testing
12 44 (11.70%) Scrum
13 38 (10.11%) Test Management
14 35 (9.31%) Project Management
15 33 (8.78%) Regression Testing
15 33 (8.78%) System Testing
16 32 (8.51%) Integration Testing
16 32 (8.51%) Functional Testing
17 30 (7.98%) Test Planning
18 29 (7.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 145 (38.56%) SQL
2 120 (31.91%) Java
3 58 (15.43%) Ruby
4 49 (13.03%) C#
5 39 (10.37%) VB
6 34 (9.04%) JavaScript
7 29 (7.71%) VBScript
8 19 (5.05%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.13%) VBA
9 8 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.86%) Python
11 6 (1.60%) Scala
12 5 (1.33%) C++
13 4 (1.06%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.80%) C
14 3 (0.80%) PHP
15 2 (0.53%) Perl
16 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.27%) Delphi
16 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (20.74%) ISTQB
2 73 (19.41%) Security Cleared
3 70 (18.62%) ISEB
4 50 (13.30%) SC Cleared
5 16 (4.26%) Degree
6 15 (3.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 12 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (2.93%) ISEB Practitioner
9 10 (2.66%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.33%) VCP4
11 3 (0.80%) MCTS
11 3 (0.80%) MCITP
11 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.80%) MCSE
11 3 (0.80%) MCSA
12 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (34.57%) QA
2 7 (1.86%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.80%) VMware ESX
2 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.53%) NDS
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 128 (34.04%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.39%) Puppet
3 8 (2.13%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.06%) SCCM
5 3 (0.80%) Netcool
6 2 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 97 (25.80%) HP
2 48 (12.77%) Oracle
3 43 (11.44%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.46%) SAP
4 13 (3.46%) Sybase
4 13 (3.46%) IBM
5 8 (2.13%) Murex
6 6 (1.60%) Citrix
7 5 (1.33%) Bloomberg
7 5 (1.33%) JD Edwards
7 5 (1.33%) Cognos
8 4 (1.06%) McAfee
8 4 (1.06%) Veritas
9 3 (0.80%) VMware
10 2 (0.53%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.53%) Apple
10 2 (0.53%) NetApp
10 2 (0.53%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.53%) Infragistics
10 2 (0.53%) Telerik
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