The first table below looks at the demand for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 Kent 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 36 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.46% 0.29% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.61% 11.82% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 34 20
Average daily rate £475 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% +4.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £405 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
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 Kent

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Kent

QuickTest Pro
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) JD Edwards
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (75.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) JD Edwards
1 3 (75.00%) SAP