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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 113 80 89
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +9
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 11 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.51% 1.22% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.86% 9.20% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
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£390 £356 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% -3.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.75 -
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
385 250 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.99% 13.27% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 143 116
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £37.50 £21.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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
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 3 March 2015. 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
Southampton - 5 £395 -
Winchester - - - - 3
Andover - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
QuickTest Pro
South East

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 22 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
3 16 (61.54%) HP
4 14 (53.85%) VB
5 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (46.15%) ISTQB
6 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (46.15%) .NET
6 12 (46.15%) Oracle
7 11 (42.31%) C#
7 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
8 10 (38.46%) Functional Testing
8 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (38.46%) Knowledge Management
8 10 (38.46%) HTML
8 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
8 10 (38.46%) JSP
8 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
8 10 (38.46%) CRM
8 10 (38.46%) Project Management
9 9 (34.62%) JUnit
9 9 (34.62%) JMeter
9 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
9 9 (34.62%) Maven
9 9 (34.62%) JIRA
9 9 (34.62%) Puppet
9 9 (34.62%) SoapUI
9 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
9 9 (34.62%) Cucumber

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 9 (34.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (30.77%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) JMeter
1 9 (34.62%) Maven
1 9 (34.62%) JIRA
1 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
1 9 (34.62%) SoapUI
1 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
1 9 (34.62%) JUnit
2 8 (30.77%) RSpec
3 2 (7.69%) WinRunner
3 2 (7.69%) TestDirector
3 2 (7.69%) Zephyr
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Test Leader
2 4 (15.38%) Tester
2 4 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Test Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Automation Tester
3 3 (11.54%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Test Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 10 (38.46%) JSP
2 10 (38.46%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) PDA
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) AIX
1 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Knowledge Management
3 10 (38.46%) CRM
3 10 (38.46%) Project Management
3 10 (38.46%) Functional Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
5 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.69%) User Stories
7 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) VB
2 11 (42.31%) C#
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) Java
4 7 (26.92%) Ruby
5 3 (11.54%) VBScript
6 2 (7.69%) C
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) ISEB
6 3 (11.54%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (7.69%) MCTS
7 2 (7.69%) MCITP
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (7.69%) MCSE
7 2 (7.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Puppet
2 8 (30.77%) Vagrant
3 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.85%) Netcool
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) HP
3 12 (46.15%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Veritas
4 2 (7.69%) McAfee
4 2 (7.69%) VMware