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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 343 349 294
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -55
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 63 72 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.30% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.82% 2.29% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 65 84
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £208 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -67.14%
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3463 3147 2978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.73% 12.97% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2511 2252 2035
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £36.29 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.25 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 +16 26 £438 +9.23% 4
Greenford - 4 - - 2
Docklands, London - 2 £384 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
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England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (44.91%) Selenium
2 71 (42.51%) SQL
3 63 (37.72%) Java
4 57 (34.13%) Test Automation
5 56 (33.53%) HP Quality Center
6 53 (31.74%) HP
7 52 (31.14%) QA
8 50 (29.94%) Finance
9 46 (27.54%) .NET
9 46 (27.54%) XML
10 44 (26.35%) Test Scripting
11 43 (25.75%) Cucumber
12 41 (24.55%) Banking
13 38 (22.75%) TDD
13 38 (22.75%) Web Services
14 35 (20.96%) System Testing
14 35 (20.96%) Open Source
15 34 (20.36%) LoadRunner
16 33 (19.76%) WATIR
17 31 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (18.56%) Ruby
18 29 (17.37%) Automated Testing
19 28 (16.77%) BDD
20 27 (16.17%) Sahi
20 27 (16.17%) HTML
21 26 (15.57%) JavaScript
21 26 (15.57%) User Acceptance Testing
22 24 (14.37%) E-Commerce
23 23 (13.77%) ISEB
23 23 (13.77%) Regression Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 23 (13.77%) Node.js
2 12 (7.19%) WebSphere
3 11 (6.59%) MQSeries
4 5 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.20%) Confluence
5 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.60%) CMS
6 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.99%) MS Office
2 5 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) ION MarketView
1 4 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.80%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (1.20%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.20%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.60%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.60%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) Intranet
2 1 (0.60%) HTTP
2 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.59%) DB2
1 11 (6.59%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.99%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.40%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.20%) QlikView
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 75 (44.91%) Selenium
2 43 (25.75%) Cucumber
3 34 (20.36%) LoadRunner
4 33 (19.76%) WATIR
5 27 (16.17%) Sahi
6 21 (12.57%) JIRA
7 16 (9.58%) WebDriver
8 12 (7.19%) JMeter
9 9 (5.39%) JUnit
10 8 (4.79%) SoapUI
11 7 (4.19%) Xcode
12 6 (3.59%) Jenkins
12 6 (3.59%) Bugzilla
12 6 (3.59%) Maven
13 5 (2.99%) WinRunner
14 4 (2.40%) Calabash
14 4 (2.40%) FitNesse
15 3 (1.80%) TestComplete
15 3 (1.80%) Visual Studio
15 3 (1.80%) TestDirector
General
1 50 (29.94%) Finance
2 41 (24.55%) Banking
3 18 (10.78%) Retail
4 15 (8.98%) Investment Banking
5 12 (7.19%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.19%) Front Office
7 3 (1.80%) Local Government
7 3 (1.80%) Back Office
8 1 (0.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.60%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Marketing
8 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (37.13%) Analyst
2 56 (33.53%) Test Analyst
3 42 (25.15%) Tester
4 21 (12.57%) Test Manager
5 14 (8.38%) Test Engineer
6 13 (7.78%) QA Analyst
7 11 (6.59%) Developer
8 10 (5.99%) Test Leader
8 10 (5.99%) Automation Tester
8 10 (5.99%) Consultant
9 9 (5.39%) Systems Tester
10 8 (4.79%) Senior Test Analyst
10 8 (4.79%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.79%) QA Test Analyst
11 7 (4.19%) Test Consultant
11 7 (4.19%) QA Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (4.19%) Automation Analyst
11 7 (4.19%) iOS Developer
12 4 (2.40%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (27.54%) .NET
1 46 (27.54%) XML
2 38 (22.75%) Web Services
3 27 (16.17%) HTML
4 23 (13.77%) Sass
5 20 (11.98%) Mustache
6 13 (7.78%) J2EE
7 11 (6.59%) Flash
8 9 (5.39%) CSS
9 7 (4.19%) Cocoa
9 7 (4.19%) Cocoa Touch
9 7 (4.19%) REST
10 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.40%) HTML5
11 4 (2.40%) JSP
12 3 (1.80%) Silverlight
13 2 (1.20%) JMS
13 2 (1.20%) SOAP
13 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.96%) Open Source
2 12 (7.19%) SWIFT
3 9 (5.39%) Fixed Income
4 8 (4.79%) iPad
4 8 (4.79%) iPhone
5 6 (3.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.59%) Derivative
6 5 (2.99%) Equities
7 4 (2.40%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.20%) PMI
9 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.20%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.78%) UNIX
2 7 (4.19%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.20%) Windows
4 1 (0.60%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.13%) Test Automation
2 44 (26.35%) Test Scripting
3 38 (22.75%) TDD
4 35 (20.96%) System Testing
5 31 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (17.37%) Automated Testing
7 28 (16.77%) BDD
8 26 (15.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (14.37%) E-Commerce
10 23 (13.77%) Regression Testing
11 21 (12.57%) Test Management
12 17 (10.18%) Test Strategy
13 16 (9.58%) Integration Testing
14 15 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (7.19%) Automation Testing
15 12 (7.19%) OO
15 12 (7.19%) Scrum
15 12 (7.19%) Performance Testing
16 11 (6.59%) Software Testing
16 11 (6.59%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 71 (42.51%) SQL
2 63 (37.72%) Java
3 31 (18.56%) Ruby
4 26 (15.57%) JavaScript
5 17 (10.18%) VB
6 15 (8.98%) C#
7 11 (6.59%) VBScript
8 9 (5.39%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.59%) VBA
10 4 (2.40%) Perl
11 3 (1.80%) C++
11 3 (1.80%) Python
12 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.20%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.20%) Groovy
12 2 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (13.77%) ISEB
2 18 (10.78%) Degree
3 16 (9.58%) ISTQB
4 13 (7.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (5.39%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.19%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.40%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (31.14%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) EMIR
2 1 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) NDS
Systems Management
1 56 (33.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (31.74%) HP
2 17 (10.18%) Oracle
3 16 (9.58%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.19%) IBM
5 7 (4.19%) Apple
6 5 (2.99%) ION Trading
6 5 (2.99%) Bloomberg
7 4 (2.40%) MarketAxess
7 4 (2.40%) SAP
8 3 (1.80%) SunGard
8 3 (1.80%) Sun
8 3 (1.80%) Murex
8 3 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.20%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.20%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.20%) Charles River
9 2 (1.20%) MKS
9 2 (1.20%) Sybase
10 1 (0.60%) Google
10 1 (0.60%) Sophis
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