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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 342 307 305
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -2
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 57 77 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.82% 2.65% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 55 51
Average daily rate
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£343 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.31% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £544 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
- +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £108.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.75 -
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
3133 2903 2506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.76% 13.36% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2320 2090 1851
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 14
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 +3 16 £419 -14.10% 6
Docklands, London - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 102 (59.65%) SQL
2 81 (47.37%) Selenium
3 78 (45.61%) QA
4 67 (39.18%) Test Automation
5 66 (38.60%) Java
6 59 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (32.75%) .NET
8 50 (29.24%) XML
9 44 (25.73%) Finance
9 44 (25.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 43 (25.15%) Ruby
10 43 (25.15%) HP Quality Center
11 42 (24.56%) Cucumber
12 41 (23.98%) BDD
13 36 (21.05%) Banking
14 35 (20.47%) TDD
14 35 (20.47%) Test Scripting
15 34 (19.88%) Automated Testing
16 33 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (19.30%) Open Source
16 33 (19.30%) Test Strategy
16 33 (19.30%) Web Services
16 33 (19.30%) HP
17 32 (18.71%) Sahi
18 31 (18.13%) WATIR
19 30 (17.54%) ISEB
20 26 (15.20%) ISTQB
21 25 (14.62%) System Testing
22 21 (12.28%) Test Planning
23 20 (11.70%) Scrum

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (0.58%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.58%) CMS
1 1 (0.58%) SAP EP
Applications
1 6 (3.51%) MS Office
2 4 (2.34%) MS Project
3 3 (1.75%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Summit
2 5 (2.92%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (2.92%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (2.34%) SAP BPC
4 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.58%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.58%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.34%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.17%) DB2
6 2 (1.17%) Big Data
6 2 (1.17%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.58%) DataStage
7 1 (0.58%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 81 (47.37%) Selenium
2 42 (24.56%) Cucumber
3 32 (18.71%) Sahi
4 31 (18.13%) WATIR
5 18 (10.53%) LoadRunner
6 17 (9.94%) SoapUI
7 16 (9.36%) JIRA
8 10 (5.85%) FitNesse
8 10 (5.85%) Calabash
9 9 (5.26%) JMeter
10 8 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (4.68%) WebDriver
11 7 (4.09%) Rational Functional Tester
11 7 (4.09%) RequisitePro
12 6 (3.51%) Rational Robot
13 5 (2.92%) JUnit
13 5 (2.92%) Visual Studio
14 4 (2.34%) SilkTest
14 4 (2.34%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (2.34%) Jasmine
General
1 44 (25.73%) Finance
2 36 (21.05%) Banking
3 13 (7.60%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.92%) Retail
5 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.17%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.17%) Front Office
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (28.65%) Analyst
2 44 (25.73%) Test Analyst
3 41 (23.98%) Tester
4 25 (14.62%) Test Manager
5 20 (11.70%) Test Leader
6 18 (10.53%) QA Tester
7 15 (8.77%) QA Analyst
8 14 (8.19%) Automation Tester
9 12 (7.02%) QA Test Analyst
10 11 (6.43%) Test Engineer
11 9 (5.26%) QA Engineer
12 8 (4.68%) Senior Test Analyst
12 8 (4.68%) Senior Tester
12 8 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (4.09%) Automation Engineer
14 6 (3.51%) Automation Analyst
14 6 (3.51%) Senior QA Tester
14 6 (3.51%) Automation Test Analyst
15 5 (2.92%) QA Leader
15 5 (2.92%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (32.75%) .NET
2 50 (29.24%) XML
3 33 (19.30%) Web Services
4 20 (11.70%) SOAP
5 8 (4.68%) MSMQ
6 6 (3.51%) REST
7 5 (2.92%) HTML
8 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.17%) JSP
8 2 (1.17%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.17%) WPF
9 1 (0.58%) jQuery
9 1 (0.58%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.30%) Open Source
2 17 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.43%) Fixed Income
4 8 (4.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.92%) Equities
5 5 (2.92%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.34%) W3C
7 3 (1.75%) Derivative
7 3 (1.75%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.17%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.17%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.17%) iPad
8 2 (1.17%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.17%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.58%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.58%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.85%) UNIX
2 7 (4.09%) Android
2 7 (4.09%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.34%) Windows
3 4 (2.34%) Linux
4 2 (1.17%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (39.18%) Test Automation
2 59 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (25.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 41 (23.98%) BDD
5 35 (20.47%) Test Scripting
5 35 (20.47%) TDD
6 34 (19.88%) Automated Testing
7 33 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (19.30%) Test Strategy
8 25 (14.62%) System Testing
9 21 (12.28%) Test Planning
10 20 (11.70%) Test Management
10 20 (11.70%) Scrum
11 19 (11.11%) Migration
12 18 (10.53%) Automation Testing
13 17 (9.94%) Software Testing
13 17 (9.94%) Manual Testing
14 14 (8.19%) Waterfall
14 14 (8.19%) Data Migration
14 14 (8.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (59.65%) SQL
2 66 (38.60%) Java
3 43 (25.15%) Ruby
4 16 (9.36%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.77%) PL/SQL
6 12 (7.02%) C#
7 10 (5.85%) VBScript
7 10 (5.85%) VB
8 6 (3.51%) Python
8 6 (3.51%) Scala
9 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.34%) VBA
11 3 (1.75%) C++
11 3 (1.75%) PHP
12 2 (1.17%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.58%) Groovy
13 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (17.54%) ISEB
2 26 (15.20%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.85%) Degree
4 9 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.68%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (3.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (45.61%) QA
2 3 (1.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) NDS
2 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 43 (25.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (19.30%) HP
2 16 (9.36%) Oracle
3 11 (6.43%) Sybase
3 11 (6.43%) SAP
3 11 (6.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.85%) IBM
5 8 (4.68%) Murex
6 7 (4.09%) Cognos
7 5 (2.92%) JD Edwards
7 5 (2.92%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.17%) Apple
8 2 (1.17%) Infragistics
8 2 (1.17%) Citrix
9 1 (0.58%) BMC
9 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.58%) Perforce
9 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.58%) DataCash
9 1 (0.58%) Remedy
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago