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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 468 329 353
Rank change year-on-year
-139 +24
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 113 255 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.76% 4.10% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 140 105
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -
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
6411 6225 4751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.97% 12.85% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4240 4089 3037
Average daily rate £400 £388 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £517 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 137 143
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £31.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -41 49 £450 +5.88% 14
South East -60 29 £338 +3.84% 13
East of England +4 12 £210 -26.95% 1
North West -15 7 £319 +13.75% 9
Yorkshire -28 7 - - 1
North East -8 5 £365 +0.76%
South West -14 4 £313 - 7
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UK

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 123 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (42.91%) Selenium
3 97 (35.27%) Test Automation
4 93 (33.82%) SQL
5 88 (32.00%) QA
6 86 (31.27%) Finance
6 86 (31.27%) HP Quality Center
7 80 (29.09%) Test Scripting
8 76 (27.64%) Java
9 75 (27.27%) HP
10 59 (21.45%) LoadRunner
11 57 (20.73%) .NET
12 56 (20.36%) Automated Testing
13 46 (16.73%) User Acceptance Testing
14 45 (16.36%) ISEB
15 42 (15.27%) Security Cleared
15 42 (15.27%) Test Strategy
16 41 (14.91%) XML
16 41 (14.91%) ISTQB
16 41 (14.91%) TDD
17 40 (14.55%) Software Testing
17 40 (14.55%) BDD
18 37 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
18 37 (13.45%) Banking
18 37 (13.45%) Scrum
18 37 (13.45%) Regression Testing
19 36 (13.09%) UNIX
20 35 (12.73%) Cucumber
21 34 (12.36%) Automation Testing
22 32 (11.64%) JIRA

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 12 (4.36%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.64%) MQSeries
3 7 (2.55%) Confluence
4 5 (1.82%) Node.js
5 4 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.36%) CMS
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 15 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Project
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.09%) CDMA
1 3 (1.09%) GSM
1 3 (1.09%) Internet
2 2 (0.73%) WAN
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.36%) DB2
3 10 (3.64%) DbVisualizer
4 9 (3.27%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.18%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.09%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 118 (42.91%) Selenium
2 59 (21.45%) LoadRunner
3 35 (12.73%) Cucumber
4 32 (11.64%) JIRA
5 25 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 20 (7.27%) WebDriver
7 18 (6.55%) Jenkins
8 17 (6.18%) JMeter
8 17 (6.18%) Visual Studio
9 16 (5.82%) Sahi
9 16 (5.82%) WATIR
10 13 (4.73%) JUnit
11 10 (3.64%) Maven
12 7 (2.55%) RSpec
12 7 (2.55%) Subversion
13 6 (2.18%) Rational Functional Tester
13 6 (2.18%) Calabash
13 6 (2.18%) SpecFlow
14 5 (1.82%) FitNesse
14 5 (1.82%) RequisitePro
General
1 86 (31.27%) Finance
2 37 (13.45%) Banking
3 20 (7.27%) Retail
4 14 (5.09%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.18%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.82%) Back Office
8 3 (1.09%) Legal
9 2 (0.73%) Electronics
9 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.73%) Front Office
9 2 (0.73%) Automotive
9 2 (0.73%) Marketing
9 2 (0.73%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.73%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (0.73%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (42.91%) Analyst
2 103 (37.45%) Test Analyst
3 69 (25.09%) Tester
4 33 (12.00%) Test Manager
5 28 (10.18%) QA Analyst
6 22 (8.00%) Automation Tester
7 21 (7.64%) Test Leader
8 18 (6.55%) QA Test Analyst
8 18 (6.55%) Automation Analyst
9 16 (5.82%) Automation Test Analyst
10 15 (5.45%) QA Tester
11 12 (4.36%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (4.36%) Test Specialist
12 11 (4.00%) Test Engineer
13 10 (3.64%) Senior Test Analyst
14 9 (3.27%) Automation Engineer
15 8 (2.91%) Automation Specialist
15 8 (2.91%) Software Tester
16 6 (2.18%) Developer
16 6 (2.18%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (20.73%) .NET
2 41 (14.91%) XML
3 26 (9.45%) Web Services
4 18 (6.55%) HTML
5 17 (6.18%) SOAP
6 13 (4.73%) J2EE
7 12 (4.36%) MSMQ
8 10 (3.64%) Flash
8 10 (3.64%) RESTful
9 6 (2.18%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.82%) Gherkin
11 4 (1.45%) Mustache
11 4 (1.45%) Sass
11 4 (1.45%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.45%) CSS
12 3 (1.09%) YAML
12 3 (1.09%) JSON
13 2 (0.73%) WCF
13 2 (0.73%) JSP
13 2 (0.73%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.91%) SWIFT
2 8 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (2.91%) Fixed Income
3 6 (2.18%) Equities
3 6 (2.18%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.09%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.09%) iPhone
6 3 (1.09%) iPad
6 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.09%) Derivative
6 3 (1.09%) Physics
6 3 (1.09%) Clustering
6 3 (1.09%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.73%) DTV
7 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.73%) Replication
7 2 (0.73%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.09%) UNIX
2 23 (8.36%) Windows
3 11 (4.00%) Android
4 10 (3.64%) Linux
4 10 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.55%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.82%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.45%) Windows NT
7 4 (1.45%) Solaris
8 3 (1.09%) AIX
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (35.27%) Test Automation
3 80 (29.09%) Test Scripting
4 56 (20.36%) Automated Testing
5 46 (16.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 42 (15.27%) Test Strategy
7 41 (14.91%) TDD
8 40 (14.55%) Software Testing
8 40 (14.55%) BDD
9 37 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (13.45%) Scrum
9 37 (13.45%) Regression Testing
10 34 (12.36%) Automation Testing
11 32 (11.64%) Test Management
11 32 (11.64%) System Testing
12 30 (10.91%) Integration Testing
13 29 (10.55%) Waterfall
14 23 (8.36%) Performance Testing
15 22 (8.00%) Migration
15 22 (8.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 93 (33.82%) SQL
2 76 (27.64%) Java
3 30 (10.91%) C#
4 28 (10.18%) VB
4 28 (10.18%) Ruby
5 27 (9.82%) VBScript
6 26 (9.45%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.27%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.55%) VBA
8 7 (2.55%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.45%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.45%) C++
10 3 (1.09%) C
10 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.73%) Groovy
12 1 (0.36%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.36%) ABAP
12 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (16.36%) ISEB
2 42 (15.27%) Security Cleared
3 41 (14.91%) ISTQB
4 23 (8.36%) SC Cleared
5 22 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (6.91%) Degree
7 6 (2.18%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.82%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.73%) MCTS
9 2 (0.73%) MCITP
9 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.73%) MCSE
9 2 (0.73%) MCSA
10 1 (0.36%) PhD
10 1 (0.36%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (32.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 86 (31.27%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.55%) Puppet
2 7 (2.55%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.45%) SCCM
4 3 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.73%) Netcool
5 2 (0.73%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 75 (27.27%) HP
2 31 (11.27%) Oracle
3 28 (10.18%) Microsoft
4 24 (8.73%) IBM
5 12 (4.36%) Sybase
6 7 (2.55%) SAP
7 4 (1.45%) Citrix
8 3 (1.09%) Veritas
8 3 (1.09%) McAfee
9 2 (0.73%) VMware
9 2 (0.73%) Telerik
9 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.73%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.73%) NetApp
10 1 (0.36%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.36%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.36%) hybris
10 1 (0.36%) Splunk
10 1 (0.36%) Talend
10 1 (0.36%) DataCash
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