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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 62 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 10 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.22% 1.63% 1.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.33% 35.29% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 9
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£425 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £320 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -21.25%
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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
75 34 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.12% 4.61% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 23 45
Average daily rate £400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) VBScript
4 6 (54.55%) Selenium
5 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
6 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
6 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
6 4 (36.36%) Line Management
6 4 (36.36%) JMeter
6 4 (36.36%) TDD
6 4 (36.36%) VB
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) UNIX
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) Windows NT
6 4 (36.36%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) ISEB
7 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
8 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
2 4 (36.36%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Line Management
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) VBScript
4 4 (36.36%) VB
4 4 (36.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) HP
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