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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 337 314 319
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 71 100 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.28% 3.20% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 65 52
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£425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.69% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £147.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.49% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.63 -
QuickTest Pro
England

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
3111 3126 2747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.97% 13.22% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2180 2310 2049
Average daily rate £425 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.20 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £127.50 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +13 22 £425 - 3
Greenford +2 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £275 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £525 -
Sidcup - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £210 -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 81 (59.12%) SQL
2 67 (48.91%) QA
2 67 (48.91%) Selenium
3 63 (45.99%) Test Automation
4 50 (36.50%) Java
5 48 (35.04%) .NET
6 46 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (30.66%) Finance
8 40 (29.20%) XML
9 38 (27.74%) Test Scripting
10 35 (25.55%) Automated Testing
11 34 (24.82%) HP
12 33 (24.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 33 (24.09%) HP Quality Center
13 30 (21.90%) Cucumber
13 30 (21.90%) Ruby
14 28 (20.44%) BDD
15 25 (18.25%) Open Source
15 25 (18.25%) Banking
15 25 (18.25%) Web Services
16 24 (17.52%) ISEB
16 24 (17.52%) Test Strategy
17 23 (16.79%) Sahi
18 22 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (16.06%) TDD
19 21 (15.33%) ISTQB
19 21 (15.33%) WATIR
19 21 (15.33%) LoadRunner
20 17 (12.41%) Oracle
20 17 (12.41%) System Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
1 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.46%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.73%) CMS
3 1 (0.73%) SAP EP
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Office
2 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.19%) MS Project
4 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.73%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.73%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.73%) Summit
3 1 (0.73%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.73%) HTTP
1 1 (0.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.92%) DB2
3 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.19%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.46%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 67 (48.91%) Selenium
2 30 (21.90%) Cucumber
3 23 (16.79%) Sahi
4 21 (15.33%) WATIR
4 21 (15.33%) LoadRunner
5 11 (8.03%) JIRA
6 10 (7.30%) SoapUI
7 9 (6.57%) Rational Functional Tester
8 8 (5.84%) RequisitePro
8 8 (5.84%) Rational Robot
8 8 (5.84%) Visual Studio
9 7 (5.11%) Calabash
10 5 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.92%) JMeter
11 4 (2.92%) JUnit
11 4 (2.92%) FitNesse
11 4 (2.92%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (1.46%) Geb
12 2 (1.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 42 (30.66%) Finance
2 25 (18.25%) Banking
3 14 (10.22%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.57%) Retail
5 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.46%) Front Office
5 2 (1.46%) Back Office
5 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
6 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (32.12%) Analyst
2 35 (25.55%) Test Analyst
3 33 (24.09%) Tester
4 21 (15.33%) QA Analyst
5 20 (14.60%) Test Manager
6 14 (10.22%) QA Tester
6 14 (10.22%) QA Test Analyst
7 8 (5.84%) Test Engineer
7 8 (5.84%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (5.84%) Test Leader
8 7 (5.11%) Automation Tester
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Manager
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) QA Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Senior QA Analyst
10 5 (3.65%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (3.65%) Test Specialist
11 4 (2.92%) Automated Tester
11 4 (2.92%) Senior Test Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (35.04%) .NET
2 40 (29.20%) XML
3 25 (18.25%) Web Services
4 12 (8.76%) SOAP
4 12 (8.76%) MSMQ
5 4 (2.92%) Gherkin
5 4 (2.92%) HTML
6 3 (2.19%) YAML
6 3 (2.19%) JSON
6 3 (2.19%) J2EE
7 2 (1.46%) Flash
8 1 (0.73%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.73%) REST
8 1 (0.73%) jQuery
8 1 (0.73%) WPF
8 1 (0.73%) Ajax
8 1 (0.73%) XSLT
8 1 (0.73%) ODBC
8 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.73%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.25%) Open Source
2 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.84%) Fixed Income
4 7 (5.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.65%) Equities
6 4 (2.92%) Derivative
6 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.19%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.19%) Physics
7 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.19%) W3C
7 3 (2.19%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.46%) User Experience
8 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.46%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.73%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.73%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.73%) Statistics
9 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.49%) UNIX
2 7 (5.11%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.11%) Android
2 7 (5.11%) Windows
3 4 (2.92%) Linux
4 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.46%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.99%) Test Automation
2 46 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (27.74%) Test Scripting
4 35 (25.55%) Automated Testing
5 33 (24.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (20.44%) BDD
7 24 (17.52%) Test Strategy
8 22 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (16.06%) TDD
9 17 (12.41%) System Testing
10 16 (11.68%) Migration
11 15 (10.95%) Scrum
11 15 (10.95%) Test Management
12 14 (10.22%) Functional Testing
13 12 (8.76%) Data Migration
13 12 (8.76%) Waterfall
13 12 (8.76%) Analytics
13 12 (8.76%) Automation Testing
14 10 (7.30%) ITIL
14 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 81 (59.12%) SQL
2 50 (36.50%) Java
3 30 (21.90%) Ruby
4 13 (9.49%) C#
5 11 (8.03%) PL/SQL
6 10 (7.30%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.57%) VBScript
7 9 (6.57%) VB
8 4 (2.92%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.92%) Python
9 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.19%) C++
9 3 (2.19%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.19%) VBA
10 2 (1.46%) Groovy
11 1 (0.73%) Scala
11 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.73%) C
11 1 (0.73%) Perl
11 1 (0.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (17.52%) ISEB
2 21 (15.33%) ISTQB
3 12 (8.76%) Degree
4 9 (6.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.73%) PhD
7 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (48.91%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.73%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) NDS
1 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (24.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (24.82%) HP
2 17 (12.41%) Oracle
3 16 (11.68%) IBM
4 12 (8.76%) Sybase
5 6 (4.38%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.38%) SAP
6 2 (1.46%) Murex
6 2 (1.46%) Citrix
7 1 (0.73%) Tradeweb
7 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.73%) Calypso
7 1 (0.73%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.73%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.73%) DataCash
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