The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 67 62 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.70% 4.82% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.77% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -
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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 Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
74 83 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.45% 11.53% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 59
Average daily rate £375 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £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 Glasgow

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Veritas
4 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) MCTS
4 4 (44.44%) MCITP
4 4 (44.44%) PDA
4 4 (44.44%) Change Management
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
4 4 (44.44%) Clustering
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) AIX
4 4 (44.44%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) MCSA
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) WinRunner
4 4 (44.44%) TestDirector
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Netcool
4 4 (44.44%) McAfee
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) WinRunner
2 4 (44.44%) TestDirector
3 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) PDA
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) AIX
1 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCTS
1 4 (44.44%) MCITP
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) MCSA
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (44.44%) Netcool
2 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) McAfee
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) SAP