The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 316 296 344
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +48
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 96 82 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.99% 3.04% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 54 63
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £147.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.63 - £32.25
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3210 2698 2711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.25% 12.48% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 1999 1817
Average daily rate £412 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
QuickTest Pro
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 26 £450 +5.88% 16
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 75 (44.38%) HP Quality Center
2 73 (43.20%) Selenium
3 66 (39.05%) Test Automation
4 59 (34.91%) HP
5 52 (30.77%) SQL
5 52 (30.77%) Finance
6 51 (30.18%) Java
6 51 (30.18%) Test Scripting
7 50 (29.59%) QA
7 50 (29.59%) Banking
8 41 (24.26%) LoadRunner
9 40 (23.67%) XML
10 36 (21.30%) TDD
10 36 (21.30%) Test Management
11 32 (18.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 32 (18.93%) Cucumber
12 30 (17.75%) .NET
13 29 (17.16%) ISEB
14 28 (16.57%) E-Commerce
14 28 (16.57%) Open Source
14 28 (16.57%) System Testing
15 26 (15.38%) WATIR
15 26 (15.38%) BDD
16 24 (14.20%) Scrum
16 24 (14.20%) Web Services
17 23 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (13.61%) Ruby
18 21 (12.43%) VBScript
18 21 (12.43%) Regression Testing
18 21 (12.43%) Sahi

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 16 (9.47%) Node.js
2 10 (5.92%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.73%) MQSeries
4 7 (4.14%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.55%) CMS
6 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.18%) Confluence
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.37%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) CSG Singleview
1 3 (1.78%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.18%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.18%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.59%) Magento
3 1 (0.59%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.59%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.96%) CHAP
2 2 (1.18%) Intranet
2 2 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.73%) DB2
1 8 (4.73%) DbVisualizer
2 7 (4.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.18%) QlikView
3 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.59%) MySQL
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 73 (43.20%) Selenium
2 41 (24.26%) LoadRunner
3 32 (18.93%) Cucumber
4 26 (15.38%) WATIR
5 21 (12.43%) Sahi
6 19 (11.24%) JIRA
7 15 (8.88%) WebDriver
8 11 (6.51%) JMeter
9 10 (5.92%) SoapUI
10 9 (5.33%) JUnit
11 7 (4.14%) FitNesse
12 6 (3.55%) Maven
12 6 (3.55%) Jenkins
13 5 (2.96%) SpecFlow
13 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
14 4 (2.37%) Xcode
14 4 (2.37%) TestComplete
15 3 (1.78%) NUnit
15 3 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
16 2 (1.18%) Jasmine
General
1 52 (30.77%) Finance
2 50 (29.59%) Banking
3 19 (11.24%) Investment Banking
4 17 (10.06%) Retail
5 11 (6.51%) Manufacturing
6 9 (5.33%) Front Office
7 6 (3.55%) Back Office
7 6 (3.55%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.78%) Local Government
9 2 (1.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.59%) Billing
10 1 (0.59%) Law
10 1 (0.59%) Legal
10 1 (0.59%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Marketing
10 1 (0.59%) German Language
10 1 (0.59%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 66 (39.05%) Analyst
2 64 (37.87%) Test Analyst
3 38 (22.49%) Tester
4 28 (16.57%) Test Manager
5 16 (9.47%) Test Leader
6 11 (6.51%) Test Engineer
7 10 (5.92%) Automation Tester
7 10 (5.92%) Automation Analyst
8 9 (5.33%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Banking Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Systems Tester
9 8 (4.73%) Systems Test Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Systems Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Consultant
10 7 (4.14%) QA Manager
10 7 (4.14%) Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Technical Tester
11 6 (3.55%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.67%) XML
2 30 (17.75%) .NET
3 24 (14.20%) Web Services
4 18 (10.65%) HTML
5 16 (9.47%) Sass
6 13 (7.69%) Mustache
7 10 (5.92%) J2EE
8 8 (4.73%) Flash
9 7 (4.14%) SOAP
10 4 (2.37%) CSS
11 3 (1.78%) Cocoa
11 3 (1.78%) WPF
11 3 (1.78%) Cocoa Touch
11 3 (1.78%) REST
12 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.18%) HTML5
13 1 (0.59%) JSON
13 1 (0.59%) WCF
13 1 (0.59%) Regular Expression
13 1 (0.59%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.57%) Open Source
2 15 (8.88%) SWIFT
3 8 (4.73%) Fixed Income
4 7 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.55%) Equities
6 5 (2.96%) iPad
6 5 (2.96%) iPhone
7 4 (2.37%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (1.78%) AS400
8 3 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.18%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.18%) Derivative
9 2 (1.18%) PMI
10 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.06%) UNIX
2 5 (2.96%) Windows
3 4 (2.37%) Linux
3 4 (2.37%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.18%) Android
5 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (39.05%) Test Automation
2 51 (30.18%) Test Scripting
3 36 (21.30%) Test Management
3 36 (21.30%) TDD
4 32 (18.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (16.57%) System Testing
5 28 (16.57%) E-Commerce
6 26 (15.38%) BDD
7 24 (14.20%) Scrum
8 23 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (12.43%) Regression Testing
10 19 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (10.65%) Performance Testing
12 17 (10.06%) Automated Testing
12 17 (10.06%) Test Strategy
13 15 (8.88%) Automation Testing
14 14 (8.28%) Integration Testing
15 12 (7.10%) Software Testing
16 9 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (4.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 52 (30.77%) SQL
2 51 (30.18%) Java
3 23 (13.61%) Ruby
4 21 (12.43%) VBScript
5 17 (10.06%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.69%) C#
7 12 (7.10%) VB
8 8 (4.73%) Python
9 7 (4.14%) VBA
10 5 (2.96%) C++
10 5 (2.96%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.37%) Perl
12 2 (1.18%) Groovy
12 2 (1.18%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.59%) XPath
13 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (17.16%) ISEB
2 17 (10.06%) ISTQB
3 15 (8.88%) Degree
4 4 (2.37%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (2.37%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (29.59%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.59%) EMIR
3 1 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 75 (44.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (34.91%) HP
2 12 (7.10%) Oracle
3 9 (5.33%) IBM
4 7 (4.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.14%) SAP
5 5 (2.96%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.37%) ION Trading
6 4 (2.37%) MarketAxess
7 3 (1.78%) ATG
7 3 (1.78%) Apple
7 3 (1.78%) Sun
8 2 (1.18%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.18%) MKS
9 1 (0.59%) Google
9 1 (0.59%) Cerillion
9 1 (0.59%) Perforce
9 1 (0.59%) VMware
9 1 (0.59%) Sophis
9 1 (0.59%) Canoo
9 1 (0.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago