The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 66 90 109
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +19
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 60 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.87% 1.04% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.75% 5.96% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 5
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£381 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £252 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.38 £11.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -44.57%
QuickTest Pro
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
320 319 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.30% 17.50% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 203 156
Average daily rate £355 £355 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £42.50
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 Hampshire

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Gosport -5 26 £450 +3.44%
Southampton -11 1 £315 -4.54% 1
Winchester - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Fareham - - - -
QuickTest Pro
South East

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 95 (84.07%) Oracle
2 92 (81.42%) HP
3 83 (73.45%) ISTQB
4 78 (69.03%) .NET
5 76 (67.26%) Security Cleared
6 73 (64.60%) HTML
7 72 (63.72%) JavaScript
8 71 (62.83%) JSP
9 70 (61.95%) ASP.NET
10 67 (59.29%) C#
10 67 (59.29%) VB
11 65 (57.52%) SC Cleared
12 64 (56.64%) Test Automation
13 59 (52.21%) CRM
14 58 (51.33%) Microsoft
15 56 (49.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 48 (42.48%) Knowledge Management
17 40 (35.40%) Test Scripting
18 36 (31.86%) Oracle Reports
19 30 (26.55%) Project Management
20 29 (25.66%) HP Quality Center
21 24 (21.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 23 (20.35%) DV Cleared
23 21 (18.58%) Software Testing
23 21 (18.58%) LoadRunner
24 20 (17.70%) Functional Testing
25 19 (16.81%) UNIX
25 19 (16.81%) Windows
25 19 (16.81%) Oracle EBS
26 18 (15.93%) Windows XP

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.65%) Confluence
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (16.81%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.04%) TCP/IP
1 17 (15.04%) HTTPS
2 16 (14.16%) DNS
2 16 (14.16%) HTTP
3 5 (4.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.86%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (18.58%) LoadRunner
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (4.42%) Selenium
4 4 (3.54%) JMeter
5 3 (2.65%) Maven
5 3 (2.65%) JIRA
5 3 (2.65%) JUnit
5 3 (2.65%) FitNesse
5 3 (2.65%) RSpec
5 3 (2.65%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.65%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.65%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.88%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.88%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (2.65%) Military
2 2 (1.77%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (25.66%) Test Analyst
1 29 (25.66%) Analyst
2 25 (22.12%) Tester
3 24 (21.24%) Test Manager
4 22 (19.47%) Test Leader
5 18 (15.93%) Test Specialist
6 14 (12.39%) Automation Tester
7 11 (9.73%) Automation Specialist
8 10 (8.85%) Automation Analyst
9 9 (7.96%) Performance Tester
9 9 (7.96%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Performance Test Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Performance Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Test Automation Specialist
11 4 (3.54%) Performance Test Specialist
11 4 (3.54%) QA Tester
12 3 (2.65%) Test Consultant
12 3 (2.65%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.65%) Systems Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (69.03%) .NET
2 73 (64.60%) HTML
3 71 (62.83%) JSP
4 70 (61.95%) ASP.NET
5 10 (8.85%) OLE
6 3 (2.65%) JPA
7 2 (1.77%) HTML5
7 2 (1.77%) CSS3
7 2 (1.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.77%) Ajax
7 2 (1.77%) jQuery
7 2 (1.77%) CSS
8 1 (0.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.65%) AS400
1 3 (2.65%) iSeries
2 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (0.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.81%) UNIX
1 19 (16.81%) Windows
2 18 (15.93%) Windows XP
2 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (15.04%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.88%) AIX
4 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.64%) Test Automation
2 59 (52.21%) CRM
3 48 (42.48%) Knowledge Management
4 40 (35.40%) Test Scripting
5 30 (26.55%) Project Management
6 21 (18.58%) Software Testing
7 20 (17.70%) Functional Testing
8 17 (15.04%) Performance Testing
9 14 (12.39%) Test Strategy
10 8 (7.08%) Load Testing
11 6 (5.31%) Regression Testing
12 4 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (3.54%) Automation Testing
12 4 (3.54%) Automated Testing
13 3 (2.65%) Performance Engineering
13 3 (2.65%) Security Testing
14 2 (1.77%) Data Protection
14 2 (1.77%) Web Development
15 1 (0.88%) Content Management
15 1 (0.88%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 72 (63.72%) JavaScript
2 67 (59.29%) C#
2 67 (59.29%) VB
3 8 (7.08%) VBScript
4 5 (4.42%) SQL
4 5 (4.42%) Java
5 1 (0.88%) PHP
5 1 (0.88%) C
5 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (73.45%) ISTQB
2 76 (67.26%) Security Cleared
3 65 (57.52%) SC Cleared
4 56 (49.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 24 (21.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 23 (20.35%) DV Cleared
7 13 (11.50%) ISEB
8 5 (4.42%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (4.42%) MCITP
9 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.77%) MCP
9 2 (1.77%) MCSE
9 2 (1.77%) CCNP
9 2 (1.77%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 29 (25.66%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (15.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.65%) Puppet
3 3 (2.65%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.88%) Netcool
4 1 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 95 (84.07%) Oracle
2 92 (81.42%) HP
3 58 (51.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.19%) Siebel
5 3 (2.65%) Citrix
6 1 (0.88%) Veritas
6 1 (0.88%) McAfee
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