The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 73 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.19% - 1.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.67% - 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
QuickTest Pro
East of England

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

Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
60 56 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.41% 10.26% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 19
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Average hourly rate £37.25 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.26% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £21.75 £25.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £28.30 £34.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Essex

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 20 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Brentwood - - - -
Colchester - - - -
QuickTest Pro
East of England

QuickTest Pro
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (50.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CO
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAP