The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 72 70 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 4 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.43% 0.23% 2.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 2.56% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£300 - £219
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.69% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.63 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
100 78 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.85% 8.93% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 41 30
Average daily rate £340 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Milton Keynes region.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (50.00%) Selenium
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) VBScript
4 5 (41.67%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) VB
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) eggPlant
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Android
6 3 (25.00%) iPhone
6 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (25.00%) iPad
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (25.00%) CDMA
6 3 (25.00%) GSM
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) VBA
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (16.67%) Windows

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) CDMA
1 3 (25.00%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) eggPlant
3 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) iPhone
1 3 (25.00%) iPad
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Android
1 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) V-Model
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) VBScript
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle