The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Hampshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 73 107 93
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -14
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 39 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.88% 0.59% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.00% 3.21% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 3
Average daily rate £325 £354 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £373 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.63 - £32.25
Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
300 312 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.45% 18.29% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 190 124
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 41
Average hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £17.10 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
QuickTest Pro
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Fareham - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Winchester - - - -
QuickTest Pro
South East

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 51 (85.00%) HP
3 47 (78.33%) SC Cleared
4 38 (63.33%) .NET
5 37 (61.67%) Oracle
6 36 (60.00%) VB
7 35 (58.33%) HTML
7 35 (58.33%) JavaScript
8 33 (55.00%) JSP
8 33 (55.00%) ASP.NET
8 33 (55.00%) Test Scripting
9 32 (53.33%) ISTQB
10 25 (41.67%) Test Automation
11 24 (40.00%) C#
11 24 (40.00%) Windows
12 23 (38.33%) Windows XP
12 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (36.67%) Knowledge Management
14 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
15 20 (33.33%) LoadRunner
15 20 (33.33%) Software Testing
16 17 (28.33%) HP Quality Center
16 17 (28.33%) SQL
17 15 (25.00%) UNIX
18 14 (23.33%) Oracle EBS
18 14 (23.33%) CRM
19 12 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
19 12 (20.00%) Windows 2000
19 12 (20.00%) HTTP
19 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle SCM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) HTTP
1 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (20.00%) DNS
1 12 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 10 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (5.00%) WinRunner
4 2 (3.33%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
5 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.67%) JMeter
5 1 (1.67%) Toad
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (8.33%) Military
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Analyst
1 21 (35.00%) Test Analyst
2 15 (25.00%) Tester
3 10 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 8 (13.33%) Automation Tester
5 6 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Test Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Performance Test Specialist
9 2 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (63.33%) .NET
2 35 (58.33%) HTML
3 33 (55.00%) JSP
3 33 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.00%) OLE
4 3 (5.00%) J2EE
5 2 (3.33%) CSS3
5 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.33%) CSS
5 2 (3.33%) HTML5
5 2 (3.33%) JPA
5 2 (3.33%) jQuery
5 2 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) Windows XP
2 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (25.00%) UNIX
4 12 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.00%) AIX
6 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Test Scripting
2 25 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 22 (36.67%) Knowledge Management
4 20 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 14 (23.33%) CRM
6 12 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 9 (15.00%) Functional Testing
8 8 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 7 (11.67%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Load Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Project Management
11 5 (8.33%) Document Management
12 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (5.00%) Automation Testing
13 3 (5.00%) Performance Engineering
14 2 (3.33%) SOA
14 2 (3.33%) Web Development
14 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
14 2 (3.33%) Logistics
15 1 (1.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) VB
2 35 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 24 (40.00%) C#
4 17 (28.33%) SQL
5 6 (10.00%) VBScript
6 5 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 47 (78.33%) SC Cleared
3 32 (53.33%) ISTQB
4 10 (16.67%) ISEB
5 8 (13.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.67%) MCITP
7 1 (1.67%) Degree
7 1 (1.67%) CCNP
7 1 (1.67%) CCNA
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.67%) MCP
7 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (28.33%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (18.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (5.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 51 (85.00%) HP
2 37 (61.67%) Oracle
3 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (18.33%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) McAfee
5 3 (5.00%) Veritas
6 1 (1.67%) VMware