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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 98 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% 0.16% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.86% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.70% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -
QuickTest Pro
West Yorkshire

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
232 216 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.20% 17.68% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 128 53
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -65.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) QA
1 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) XML
3 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Sahi
3 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
3 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 8 (61.54%) WATIR
3 8 (61.54%) Selenium
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (53.85%) Ruby
4 7 (53.85%) Open Source
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Web Services
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) RESTful
6 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
7 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Node.js
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) Mustache
7 3 (23.08%) Sass
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Sahi
1 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
1 8 (61.54%) WATIR
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) QA Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Tester
5 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
5 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) RESTful
5 3 (23.08%) Mustache
5 3 (23.08%) Sass
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) BDD
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) Open Source
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) ITSM
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Ruby
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) HP