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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 57 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 17 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.96% 0.14% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.09% 1.18% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.38 £11.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -45.23%
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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
94 85 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.85% 12.32% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 37
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 15 (71.43%) HP
2 12 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
3 11 (52.38%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (52.38%) Oracle
4 10 (47.62%) .NET
4 10 (47.62%) JSP
4 10 (47.62%) HTML
5 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 9 (42.86%) C#
5 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 9 (42.86%) CRM
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (38.10%) VB
7 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) SQL
9 4 (19.05%) Load Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
9 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
10 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Banking
10 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
11 2 (9.52%) Migration
11 2 (9.52%) Change Management
11 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
11 2 (9.52%) WinRunner

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) WinRunner
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Toad
2 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Test Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Test Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
1 10 (47.62%) JSP
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
2 9 (42.86%) CRM
3 4 (19.05%) Load Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
3 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
4 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
5 2 (9.52%) System Testing
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) VB
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) VBScript
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) MCSE
6 1 (4.76%) MCSA
6 1 (4.76%) ISEB
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.76%) MCTS
6 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) HP
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) ION Trading