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 22 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 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 48 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +3
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 73 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.58% 1.09% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.16% 7.20% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -58.92%
Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
345 264 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.93% 15.21% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 144 99
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 17
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £26.00 £31.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +2 33 £450 +18.42% 2
Southampton -8 1 £315 -4.54%
Winchester - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Fareham - - - -
QuickTest Pro
South East

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 99 (88.39%) Oracle
2 97 (86.61%) HP
3 84 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 81 (72.32%) ISTQB
5 79 (70.54%) .NET
6 72 (64.29%) HTML
7 71 (63.39%) JavaScript
8 70 (62.50%) JSP
9 69 (61.61%) ASP.NET
9 69 (61.61%) VB
9 69 (61.61%) SC Cleared
10 64 (57.14%) C#
11 60 (53.57%) Test Automation
12 55 (49.11%) CRM
12 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
13 53 (47.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 45 (40.18%) Test Scripting
14 45 (40.18%) Knowledge Management
15 34 (30.36%) Oracle Reports
16 29 (25.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 26 (23.21%) LoadRunner
17 26 (23.21%) HP Quality Center
18 25 (22.32%) Project Management
19 23 (20.54%) Software Testing
19 23 (20.54%) Windows
20 22 (19.64%) UNIX
20 22 (19.64%) DV Cleared
20 22 (19.64%) Oracle EBS
21 21 (18.75%) Windows XP
21 21 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (1.79%) Confluence
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (19.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.07%) HTTPS
1 18 (16.07%) TCP/IP
2 17 (15.18%) DNS
2 17 (15.18%) HTTP
3 8 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (0.89%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.89%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.36%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 26 (23.21%) LoadRunner
2 9 (8.04%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (3.57%) Selenium
4 3 (2.68%) JMeter
5 2 (1.79%) Maven
5 2 (1.79%) JIRA
5 2 (1.79%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.79%) JUnit
5 2 (1.79%) RSpec
5 2 (1.79%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.79%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.89%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.89%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.89%) Toad
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (4.46%) Military
2 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.79%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (24.11%) Tester
2 24 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 23 (20.54%) Test Analyst
3 23 (20.54%) Analyst
4 20 (17.86%) Test Leader
5 18 (16.07%) Test Specialist
6 15 (13.39%) Automation Tester
7 11 (9.82%) Automation Specialist
8 9 (8.04%) Performance Tester
9 8 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
10 7 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (5.36%) Performance Test Analyst
11 6 (5.36%) Performance Analyst
11 6 (5.36%) Test Automation Specialist
12 4 (3.57%) Consultant
12 4 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
12 4 (3.57%) QA Tester
12 4 (3.57%) Project Manager
12 4 (3.57%) Performance Test Specialist
13 3 (2.68%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (70.54%) .NET
2 72 (64.29%) HTML
3 70 (62.50%) JSP
4 69 (61.61%) ASP.NET
5 9 (8.04%) OLE
6 3 (2.68%) JPA
6 3 (2.68%) J2EE
7 2 (1.79%) Ajax
7 2 (1.79%) jQuery
7 2 (1.79%) CSS
7 2 (1.79%) HTML5
7 2 (1.79%) CSS3
7 2 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
1 1 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.54%) Windows
2 22 (19.64%) UNIX
3 21 (18.75%) Windows XP
3 21 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (16.07%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.79%) Linux
6 1 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (53.57%) Test Automation
2 55 (49.11%) CRM
3 45 (40.18%) Test Scripting
3 45 (40.18%) Knowledge Management
4 25 (22.32%) Project Management
5 23 (20.54%) Software Testing
6 21 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 18 (16.07%) Performance Testing
8 14 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 8 (7.14%) Load Testing
10 5 (4.46%) Automation Testing
10 5 (4.46%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.57%) Performance Engineering
12 3 (2.68%) Security Testing
13 2 (1.79%) Logistics
13 2 (1.79%) Web Development
13 2 (1.79%) Data Protection
13 2 (1.79%) SOA
14 1 (0.89%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 71 (63.39%) JavaScript
2 69 (61.61%) VB
3 64 (57.14%) C#
4 10 (8.93%) SQL
4 10 (8.93%) VBScript
5 7 (6.25%) Java
6 2 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (0.89%) C
7 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 81 (72.32%) ISTQB
3 69 (61.61%) SC Cleared
4 53 (47.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 29 (25.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (19.64%) DV Cleared
7 17 (15.18%) ISEB
8 7 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (5.36%) MCITP
10 3 (2.68%) CCNP
10 3 (2.68%) CCNA
10 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.68%) MCSE
10 3 (2.68%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 26 (23.21%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (16.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.79%) Puppet
4 2 (1.79%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.89%) Netcool
Vendors
1 99 (88.39%) Oracle
2 97 (86.61%) HP
3 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.25%) Siebel
5 6 (5.36%) Citrix
6 1 (0.89%) McAfee
6 1 (0.89%) Veritas
Aldershot
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Gosport
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £480 per day
Posted: 20 days ago