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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 352 331 298
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -33
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 57 93 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.37% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.59% 2.82% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 83 86
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 £299 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.38 £11.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -45.23%
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
3583 3302 2967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.76% 13.10% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2554 2374 2032
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 23
Average hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £23.59 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.35 £59.00 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 16 £400 +6.66% 5
Greenford - 4 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £384 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 62 (42.76%) SQL
2 60 (41.38%) Selenium
3 54 (37.24%) Java
4 52 (35.86%) Test Automation
5 50 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
6 47 (32.41%) QA
7 46 (31.72%) HP
7 46 (31.72%) Finance
8 44 (30.34%) .NET
9 37 (25.52%) Test Scripting
9 37 (25.52%) Banking
10 36 (24.83%) XML
11 35 (24.14%) Web Services
11 35 (24.14%) Cucumber
12 33 (22.76%) TDD
13 30 (20.69%) System Testing
14 29 (20.00%) Open Source
15 28 (19.31%) BDD
15 28 (19.31%) WATIR
16 27 (18.62%) User Acceptance Testing
16 27 (18.62%) Ruby
17 26 (17.93%) Automated Testing
17 26 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (17.93%) HTML
18 25 (17.24%) JavaScript
18 25 (17.24%) LoadRunner
19 24 (16.55%) Regression Testing
20 23 (15.86%) Sahi
21 20 (13.79%) Node.js
21 20 (13.79%) Sass

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (13.79%) Node.js
2 8 (5.52%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.52%) MQSeries
3 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.45%) MS Office
3 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.76%) ION MarketView
3 3 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.07%) SunGard GMI
4 2 (1.38%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.38%) Intranet
2 1 (0.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.21%) DB2
2 8 (5.52%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (4.14%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.14%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.14%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.38%) QlikView
6 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.69%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.69%) DataStage
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 60 (41.38%) Selenium
2 35 (24.14%) Cucumber
3 28 (19.31%) WATIR
4 25 (17.24%) LoadRunner
5 23 (15.86%) Sahi
6 14 (9.66%) JIRA
6 14 (9.66%) WebDriver
7 10 (6.90%) JMeter
8 7 (4.83%) Xcode
9 6 (4.14%) Bugzilla
10 5 (3.45%) JUnit
10 5 (3.45%) WinRunner
10 5 (3.45%) FitNesse
11 4 (2.76%) Calabash
11 4 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.07%) TestDirector
13 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
13 2 (1.38%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.38%) Cobertura
General
1 46 (31.72%) Finance
2 37 (25.52%) Banking
3 16 (11.03%) Retail
4 13 (8.97%) Investment Banking
5 9 (6.21%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.83%) Front Office
7 3 (2.07%) Back Office
7 3 (2.07%) Local Government
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (37.24%) Analyst
2 48 (33.10%) Test Analyst
3 35 (24.14%) Tester
4 18 (12.41%) Test Manager
5 13 (8.97%) QA Analyst
6 11 (7.59%) Developer
7 10 (6.90%) Test Leader
7 10 (6.90%) Test Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Consultant
8 9 (6.21%) Automation Tester
9 8 (5.52%) Systems Tester
10 7 (4.83%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.83%) QA Test Analyst
10 7 (4.83%) Automation Test Analyst
10 7 (4.83%) iOS Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Automation Analyst
11 6 (4.14%) Test Consultant
11 6 (4.14%) QA Engineer
12 4 (2.76%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (30.34%) .NET
2 36 (24.83%) XML
3 35 (24.14%) Web Services
4 26 (17.93%) HTML
5 20 (13.79%) Sass
6 17 (11.72%) Mustache
7 10 (6.90%) J2EE
8 9 (6.21%) CSS
9 8 (5.52%) Flash
9 8 (5.52%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.83%) Cocoa
10 7 (4.83%) Cocoa Touch
10 7 (4.83%) REST
11 6 (4.14%) JSP
12 3 (2.07%) Silverlight
12 3 (2.07%) HTML5
13 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.38%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (1.38%) Ajax
14 1 (0.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.00%) Open Source
2 11 (7.59%) SWIFT
3 9 (6.21%) Fixed Income
4 7 (4.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (4.83%) iPhone
4 7 (4.83%) iPad
5 5 (3.45%) Equities
5 5 (3.45%) Derivative
6 4 (2.76%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (2.07%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.38%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.38%) PMI
9 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.69%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.69%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.34%) UNIX
2 7 (4.83%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.38%) Windows
4 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.86%) Test Automation
2 37 (25.52%) Test Scripting
3 33 (22.76%) TDD
4 30 (20.69%) System Testing
5 28 (19.31%) BDD
6 27 (18.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (17.93%) Automated Testing
7 26 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (16.55%) Regression Testing
9 20 (13.79%) E-Commerce
10 19 (13.10%) Integration Testing
11 14 (9.66%) CRM
11 14 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (9.66%) Test Strategy
12 13 (8.97%) Software Testing
13 12 (8.28%) Test Management
13 12 (8.28%) OO
13 12 (8.28%) Project Management
14 11 (7.59%) OOP
14 11 (7.59%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (42.76%) SQL
2 54 (37.24%) Java
3 27 (18.62%) Ruby
4 25 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 17 (11.72%) VB
5 17 (11.72%) C#
6 9 (6.21%) Objective-C
7 8 (5.52%) VBScript
8 6 (4.14%) VBA
9 3 (2.07%) Python
9 3 (2.07%) C++
9 3 (2.07%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.07%) Perl
10 2 (1.38%) Groovy
10 2 (1.38%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (13.79%) ISEB
2 15 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 13 (8.97%) Degree
4 9 (6.21%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (4.14%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (1.38%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (32.41%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) EMIR
2 1 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) NDS
Systems Management
1 50 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (31.72%) HP
2 20 (13.79%) Oracle
3 18 (12.41%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.21%) IBM
5 7 (4.83%) Apple
6 5 (3.45%) Bloomberg
6 5 (3.45%) ION Trading
7 4 (2.76%) MarketAxess
7 4 (2.76%) SAP
8 3 (2.07%) SunGard
8 3 (2.07%) Sun
8 3 (2.07%) Murex
8 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.38%) MKS
9 2 (1.38%) Charles River
9 2 (1.38%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.38%) Sybase
10 1 (0.69%) Cisco
10 1 (0.69%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.69%) Cognos
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