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 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 66 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.77% 0.30% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.59% 2.02% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
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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
91 99 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.64% 15.00% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 53 45
Average daily rate £363 £339 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.01% +7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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 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 20 October 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 16 (64.00%) HP
2 14 (56.00%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (52.00%) ISTQB
4 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (44.00%) Oracle
6 10 (40.00%) .NET
6 10 (40.00%) JSP
6 10 (40.00%) C#
6 10 (40.00%) HTML
7 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (36.00%) CRM
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) Functional Testing
7 9 (36.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (32.00%) VB
9 6 (24.00%) Finance
9 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
10 5 (20.00%) Selenium
10 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
11 4 (16.00%) WinRunner
11 4 (16.00%) SQL
11 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
11 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Load Testing
12 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (12.00%) Perl

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Selenium
1 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.00%) WinRunner
3 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
1 10 (40.00%) JSP
2 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) PDA
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) AIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (36.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (36.00%) CRM
3 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Wealth Management
6 2 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.00%) System Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) VB
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) VBScript
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (8.00%) ISEB
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.00%) MCTS
6 1 (4.00%) MCITP
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) MCSE
6 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (56.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) HP
2 11 (44.00%) Oracle
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Veritas
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) ION Trading