The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Leicestershire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 1.61% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 10.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -58.92%
Development Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
29 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.83% 15.73% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 8
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
QuickTest Pro
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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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Use Case
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (25.00%) DTV
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) HP