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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 58 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 8 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.97% 0.67% 1.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.31% 8.33% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 11
Average daily rate
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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 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.33% +10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.38 £11.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -44.57%
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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
65 60 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.90% 8.00% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 54
Average daily rate £400 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £320 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
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 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 28 August 2014.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) VBScript
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Windows NT
4 4 (44.44%) JMeter
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (44.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
2 4 (44.44%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) VBScript
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) HP
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago