The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 74 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 4 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% - 1.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.96% - 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 14
Average daily rate
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£268 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -21.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
135 136 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.47% 15.32% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 108 104
Average daily rate £333 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) DSDM
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
5 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Toad
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) DSDM
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica