The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 33 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 0.74% 0.55% 3.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.55% 4.76% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £200 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -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 Norfolk region.

Development Applications Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
44 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 16.30% 11.60% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 13
Average daily rate £325 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 - -
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 Norfolk

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

QuickTest Pro
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Maximo
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maximo
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft