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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 105 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 15 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.69% 0.93% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.92% 5.93% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 11
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£385 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £16.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -18.75%
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
383 253 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.55% 15.73% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 136 153
Average daily rate £335 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
Andover -6 2 £450 -
Southampton -4 1 - -
Hook - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
QuickTest Pro
South East

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 62 (78.48%) HP
2 61 (77.22%) Oracle
3 50 (63.29%) ISTQB
4 47 (59.49%) .NET
5 45 (56.96%) Test Automation
6 44 (55.70%) Security Cleared
6 44 (55.70%) VB
7 41 (51.90%) HTML
7 41 (51.90%) JSP
8 40 (50.63%) C#
8 40 (50.63%) JavaScript
8 40 (50.63%) ASP.NET
9 39 (49.37%) CRM
10 38 (48.10%) Microsoft
11 35 (44.30%) SC Cleared
12 34 (43.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 32 (40.51%) Knowledge Management
14 31 (39.24%) Functional Testing
15 28 (35.44%) Test Scripting
16 27 (34.18%) Project Management
17 24 (30.38%) Oracle Reports
18 18 (22.78%) HP Quality Center
19 15 (18.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
20 12 (15.19%) DV Cleared
21 11 (13.92%) Test Strategy
21 11 (13.92%) ISEB
22 9 (11.39%) Software Testing
22 9 (11.39%) LoadRunner
22 9 (11.39%) Oracle EBS

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 5 (6.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
1 7 (8.86%) HTTPS
2 6 (7.59%) DNS
2 6 (7.59%) HTTP
3 3 (3.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) LoadRunner
2 6 (7.59%) JMeter
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (7.59%) Selenium
3 5 (6.33%) FitNesse
3 5 (6.33%) Maven
3 5 (6.33%) JIRA
3 5 (6.33%) SoapUI
3 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.33%) Zephyr
3 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.33%) JUnit
4 4 (5.06%) RSpec
General
1 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Analyst
1 25 (31.65%) Test Analyst
2 18 (22.78%) Test Manager
3 14 (17.72%) Test Leader
4 13 (16.46%) Tester
4 13 (16.46%) Test Specialist
5 10 (12.66%) Automation Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) Automation Specialist
6 9 (11.39%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.80%) Performance Test Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Test Automation Specialist
8 3 (3.80%) Performance Tester
8 3 (3.80%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.80%) Test Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) Consultant
9 2 (2.53%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (59.49%) .NET
2 41 (51.90%) HTML
2 41 (51.90%) JSP
3 40 (50.63%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.06%) OLE
5 1 (1.27%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) AS400
1 3 (3.80%) User Experience
1 3 (3.80%) iSeries
2 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) UNIX
2 8 (10.13%) Windows
3 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.86%) Windows 2000
3 7 (8.86%) Windows XP
3 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.96%) Test Automation
2 39 (49.37%) CRM
3 32 (40.51%) Knowledge Management
4 31 (39.24%) Functional Testing
5 28 (35.44%) Test Scripting
6 27 (34.18%) Project Management
7 11 (13.92%) Test Strategy
8 9 (11.39%) Software Testing
9 7 (8.86%) Performance Testing
9 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.33%) Regression Testing
11 4 (5.06%) Automation Testing
11 4 (5.06%) Load Testing
12 3 (3.80%) Security Testing
13 2 (2.53%) User Stories
13 2 (2.53%) Automated Testing
14 1 (1.27%) Performance Engineering
14 1 (1.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 1 (1.27%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.70%) VB
2 40 (50.63%) C#
2 40 (50.63%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.86%) VBScript
4 2 (2.53%) SQL
4 2 (2.53%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) C
5 1 (1.27%) PHP
5 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (63.29%) ISTQB
2 44 (55.70%) Security Cleared
3 35 (44.30%) SC Cleared
4 34 (43.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 15 (18.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (15.19%) DV Cleared
7 11 (13.92%) ISEB
8 6 (7.59%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (6.33%) MCITP
10 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.53%) CCNP
10 2 (2.53%) CCNA
10 2 (2.53%) MCSE
10 2 (2.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (6.33%) Puppet
4 4 (5.06%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 62 (78.48%) HP
2 61 (77.22%) Oracle
3 38 (48.10%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.86%) Siebel
5 2 (2.53%) Citrix