The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - 46 39
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.32% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.23% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £288 £98
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +194.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +8.52%
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 Leicestershire region.

Development Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
48 31 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.05% 10.00% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 16
Average daily rate £350 £355 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +36.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £338 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

QuickTest Pro
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) HP