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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 83 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.76% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.27% 0.63% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -3.70%
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
211 158 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.93% 15.05% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 91 48
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 2015.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (71.43%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 8 (57.14%) Sahi
3 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
3 8 (57.14%) WATIR
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (57.14%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) Ruby
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) XML
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Open Source
5 6 (42.86%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (28.57%) RESTful
7 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
7 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
7 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (21.43%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) Software Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (21.43%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) WATIR
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
1 8 (57.14%) Sahi
1 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) QA Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 2 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) QA Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
1 7 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) RESTful
4 3 (21.43%) Mustache
4 3 (21.43%) Sass
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) BDD
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) ITSM
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
7 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle