The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 327 328 310
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 67 69 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.16% 2.39% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 51 46
Average daily rate
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£419 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £70.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.70%
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3109 2882 2626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.81% 13.18% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2091 1912
Average daily rate £425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £41.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.92% +5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £68.25 £48.25
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 London

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in London

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in London

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram in London

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the London region.

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in London

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro within the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 11 £425 -12.82% 3
Docklands, London - 1 £400 -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 96 (58.18%) SQL
2 79 (47.88%) Selenium
3 71 (43.03%) Java
4 69 (41.82%) QA
5 65 (39.39%) Test Automation
6 54 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (32.73%) .NET
7 53 (32.12%) XML
8 48 (29.09%) Cucumber
9 47 (28.48%) HP Quality Center
10 42 (25.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 42 (25.45%) Ruby
11 41 (24.85%) BDD
12 39 (23.64%) TDD
12 39 (23.64%) HP
13 37 (22.42%) Open Source
14 36 (21.82%) Web Services
15 35 (21.21%) Finance
15 35 (21.21%) Sahi
16 34 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (20.61%) WATIR
16 34 (20.61%) Test Strategy
17 29 (17.58%) Automated Testing
17 29 (17.58%) Test Scripting
18 28 (16.97%) Banking
19 26 (15.76%) System Testing
20 24 (14.55%) ISEB
21 23 (13.94%) Software Testing
22 21 (12.73%) Test Management
22 21 (12.73%) SOAP

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
1 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.61%) CMS
1 1 (0.61%) SAP EP
1 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.64%) MS Office
2 4 (2.42%) MS Project
3 3 (1.82%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Summit
2 5 (3.03%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (2.42%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.42%) DB2
5 4 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.21%) Big Data
7 2 (1.21%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.21%) DataStage
7 2 (1.21%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.61%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 79 (47.88%) Selenium
2 48 (29.09%) Cucumber
3 35 (21.21%) Sahi
4 34 (20.61%) WATIR
5 17 (10.30%) JIRA
5 17 (10.30%) SoapUI
6 15 (9.09%) LoadRunner
7 11 (6.67%) FitNesse
8 10 (6.06%) JMeter
8 10 (6.06%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.85%) Calabash
10 7 (4.24%) RequisitePro
10 7 (4.24%) Rational Functional Tester
11 6 (3.64%) Rational Robot
11 6 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (3.03%) JUnit
13 4 (2.42%) SilkTest
13 4 (2.42%) Spock
13 4 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (2.42%) Jasmine
General
1 35 (21.21%) Finance
2 28 (16.97%) Banking
3 8 (4.85%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.03%) Retail
5 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.21%) Front Office
6 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (25.45%) Analyst
2 39 (23.64%) Test Analyst
3 37 (22.42%) Tester
4 30 (18.18%) Test Manager
5 20 (12.12%) Test Leader
6 14 (8.48%) Automation Tester
6 14 (8.48%) QA Tester
7 9 (5.45%) QA Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) Test Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) Senior Tester
8 8 (4.85%) Automation Analyst
8 8 (4.85%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (4.24%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) Senior Manager
10 6 (3.64%) QA Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) QA Leader
10 6 (3.64%) Senior QA Tester
11 5 (3.03%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (32.73%) .NET
2 53 (32.12%) XML
3 36 (21.82%) Web Services
4 21 (12.73%) SOAP
5 8 (4.85%) HTML
6 7 (4.24%) REST
7 4 (2.42%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.42%) JSP
8 2 (1.21%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.21%) WPF
9 1 (0.61%) jQuery
9 1 (0.61%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.61%) RESTful
9 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.61%) J2EE
9 1 (0.61%) Flash
9 1 (0.61%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.42%) Open Source
2 14 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.85%) Fixed Income
4 6 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.42%) W3C
5 4 (2.42%) Derivative
6 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.82%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.21%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.21%) iPad
7 2 (1.21%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.21%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (1.21%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.21%) Equities
8 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.61%) Handset
8 1 (0.61%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.88%) UNIX
2 5 (3.03%) Windows
3 4 (2.42%) Linux
3 4 (2.42%) Android
3 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.21%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (39.39%) Test Automation
2 54 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 41 (24.85%) BDD
5 39 (23.64%) TDD
6 34 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (20.61%) Test Strategy
7 29 (17.58%) Test Scripting
7 29 (17.58%) Automated Testing
8 26 (15.76%) System Testing
9 23 (13.94%) Software Testing
10 21 (12.73%) Test Management
11 20 (12.12%) Test Planning
12 19 (11.52%) Automation Testing
13 18 (10.91%) Scrum
14 17 (10.30%) Project Management
15 15 (9.09%) Migration
15 15 (9.09%) Functional Testing
16 11 (6.67%) Regression Testing
16 11 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (58.18%) SQL
2 71 (43.03%) Java
3 42 (25.45%) Ruby
4 15 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 14 (8.48%) C#
6 10 (6.06%) VBScript
7 9 (5.45%) VB
8 7 (4.24%) Python
9 6 (3.64%) Scala
10 5 (3.03%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.42%) PHP
12 3 (1.82%) C++
13 2 (1.21%) Perl
13 2 (1.21%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.21%) VBA
14 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.61%) Groovy
14 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (14.55%) ISEB
2 20 (12.12%) ISTQB
3 12 (7.27%) Security Cleared
4 10 (6.06%) Degree
5 8 (4.85%) ISEB Practitioner
5 8 (4.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (41.82%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.21%) NDS
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 47 (28.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (23.64%) HP
2 15 (9.09%) Oracle
3 12 (7.27%) SAP
3 12 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.45%) IBM
5 8 (4.85%) Murex
5 8 (4.85%) Cognos
6 5 (3.03%) JD Edwards
6 5 (3.03%) Bloomberg
7 4 (2.42%) Sybase
8 2 (1.21%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.21%) Citrix
8 2 (1.21%) Apple
8 2 (1.21%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.61%) Perforce
9 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.61%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.61%) DataCash
9 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.61%) BMC
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