The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Glasgow region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 50 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 20 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.43% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.26% 3.75% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +99.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £400 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £400 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.30% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -67.14%
Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
86 80 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.46% 10.39% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 32
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
QuickTest Pro
Scotland

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 Reports
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) WinRunner
2 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Toad
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%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
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 Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
1 10 (47.62%) JSP
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 XP
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
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%) Software Testing
4 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (9.52%) System Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
1 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
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%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
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%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
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%) Veritas
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) ION Trading