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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 82 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 0.21% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.55% 1.53% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +51.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £350 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £350 £276
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.75 -
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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
157 131 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.74% 13.56% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 76 60
Average daily rate £330 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 28 January 2015.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (33.33%) DSDM
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Toad
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
1 3 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) DSDM
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica